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Dutch Princess Margriet honours Canadian general who liberated her nation in WWII

Dutch Princess Margriet honours Canadian general who liberated her nation in WWII

OTTAWA — Princess Margriet of the Netherlands paid tribute to the Canadian who negotiated the surrender of the Nazis in her country in 1945.
Law barring use of extreme intoxication as criminal defence unconstitutional: SCOC

Law barring use of extreme intoxication as criminal defence unconstitutional: SCOC

OTTAWA — Canada's highest court has ruled that the law barring the use of automatism⁠, or a state of extreme intoxication, as a defence for some crimes is unconstitutional and called on Parliament to consider new legislation.
English-language debate ahead of Quebec vote cancelled after premier pulls out

English-language debate ahead of Quebec vote cancelled after premier pulls out

MONTREAL — An English-language leaders debate that was scheduled to take place ahead of Quebec's October election has been cancelled after Premier François Legault refused to participate.
Complainant was 'distraught' after encounter with Hoggard, friends tell trial

Complainant was 'distraught' after encounter with Hoggard, friends tell trial

TORONTO — An Ottawa woman who alleges she was violently raped by Jacob Hoggard appeared "distraught" and not like herself after going to meet the singer in Toronto, her friends testified Friday.
Canadian warship hit with COVID-19 outbreak ahead of overseas deployment

Canadian warship hit with COVID-19 outbreak ahead of overseas deployment

OTTAWA — A Canadian warship has been hit with an outbreak of COVID-19 while preparing for an overseas deployment in the Pacific. HMCS Winnipeg is back home in Esquimalt, B.C.
Inukjuak men's association teaching the next generation of Inuit hunters

Inukjuak men's association teaching the next generation of Inuit hunters

INUKJUAK, Que. — Elder Simeonie Ohaituk sits on a caribou skin on the floor of the Unaaq Men’s Association in Inukjuak, Que., pulling and cutting a stretchy, cylindrical piece of sealskin.
Canadian helping reform Ukrainian military says she's not surprised by its resilience

Canadian helping reform Ukrainian military says she's not surprised by its resilience

OTTAWA — Jill Sinclair has been wracked by a combination of anguish, sickness and anger as well as extraordinary pride as she has watched Ukrainians stand fast in the face of Russia’s invasion of their homeland.
Quebec coroner calls public inquiry into Montreal firefighter's drowning

Quebec coroner calls public inquiry into Montreal firefighter's drowning

MONTREAL — Quebec's chief coroner is calling a public inquiry into the drowning of a Montreal firefighter last year. Pierre Lacroix, a father of two, died after he was thrown into the St. Lawrence River during a rescue mission in October.
Lewis in leadership contest and Singh targeted on tour: In The News for May 13, 2022

Lewis in leadership contest and Singh targeted on tour: In The News for May 13, 2022

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 13, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

Battle for the base: What Conservatives think of Lewis – in a race against Poilievre

EDMONTON — It was a common refrain heard from Conservative party members gathered in Edmonton to watch the leadership debate: I like Leslyn Lewis, but I'm picking Pierre Poilievre.