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Decision reserved in trial of Winnipeg man accused of sending letter bombs

Decision reserved in trial of Winnipeg man accused of sending letter bombs

WINNIPEG — A man accused of sending homemade letter bombs wanted to kill his ex-wife and two lawyers out of revenge for what he thought was a plot to deprive him of money from his auto-body business, the Crown said in its closing arguments at his tri
Only hybrid or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions

Only hybrid or electric cars for cabinet as Ottawa aims to cut emissions

OTTAWA — The federal government is going to stop buying internal combustion cars for cabinet ministers starting next year, a new federal environment plan says.
Key budget themes for Morneau: helping women, preparing workers and science

Key budget themes for Morneau: helping women, preparing workers and science

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his next federal budget will focus on improving the economic success of women, finding ways for science to help the economy over the long haul and preparing workers for the rapidly changing job market.
The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Tuesday, Dec. 19 ——— TILLERSON TALKS NORTH KOREA ON CANADIAN VISIT: The North Korean nuclear crisis is expected to dominate discussions when U.S.
Latest stats show illegal border crossings continued to decline in November

Latest stats show illegal border crossings continued to decline in November

OTTAWA — A decision by the Trump administration to yank protected status for thousands of Haitians doesn't appear to have prompted a new surge of asylum seekers at the Canada-U.S. border.
More than one third who consumed pot drove within two hours: Health Canada survey

More than one third who consumed pot drove within two hours: Health Canada survey

OTTAWA — More than one third of Canadians who reported consuming cannabis in a Health Canada survey said they'd gotten behind the wheel of a car within two hours of pot use.
Newfoundland premier tipped police to killer, newly released documents reveal

Newfoundland premier tipped police to killer, newly released documents reveal

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Less than two months before the election that would make him premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Dwight Ball tipped police that the prime suspect wanted for murder in a botched bar robbery could be his daughter's ex-boyfriend.
One of two Montrealers not guilty on three terror-related charges

One of two Montrealers not guilty on three terror-related charges

MONTREAL — The three-month trial of two young Montrealers who faced terror-related offences ended Tuesday with one acquitted on all counts and the other convicted on one reduced charge related to explosives.
Leitch, Trost among Tory MPs facing challenge for right to run in 2019 election

Leitch, Trost among Tory MPs facing challenge for right to run in 2019 election

OTTAWA — Three Conservative MPs who sought the party's leadership earlier this year are bracing for a fight to represent the party at all come the 2019 election.
Two charges against Mountie after man shot dead outside Surrey police station

Two charges against Mountie after man shot dead outside Surrey police station

VANCOUVER — Charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon have been laid against an RCMP officer after the fatal shooting in 2015 of a young man in Surrey, B.C. Const.