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Edmonton residents arrested by Maidstone RCMP on drug, weapons charges, make court appearances

Two Edmonton residents arrested by Maidstone RCMP last month remain in custody on weapons and drug charges. Manal Ali Fawaz, 25, and Garnett O’Connor, 23, made second court appearances in Lloydminster Provincial Court March 10.
How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to Canada's sick-leave benefits under employment insurance Wednesday, to respond to concerns about COVID-19.

2020 Street Banners unveiled in colourful ceremony

This year’s Richmond Street Banner Contest winners have been announced. At the city council meeting earlier this week, 10 local artists unveiled their winning banner designs.

Wahpeton Dakota Nation man remains in custody on second-degree, assault, sexual assault murder charges

A Wahpeton Dakota Nation man made another court appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court March 10. Nathan Waditaka is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Zellall Highway.
Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

OTTAWA — There is "no credible evidence" to support the federal allegation Elena Crenna spied against Canada on behalf of Moscow, the woman's lawyer told a judge Wednesday.

P.A. man remains in custody on weapons charges

A Prince Albert man charged with 30 weapons-related and drug offences remains in custody after being arrested by the Prince Albert Integrated Crime Reduction Team during a traffic stop.
Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney flew to Ottawa on Wednesday with a list of demands and a key message for the prime minister to focus on the economy.
PBO says MPs should seek 'clarity' from government on Trump tariff retaliation

PBO says MPs should seek 'clarity' from government on Trump tariff retaliation

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog urged federal politicians to ask the government why it is holding on to an extra $105 million that it collected on U.S. steel and aluminum during its trade fight with the Trump administration.

Quebec couple ordered to pay $5,000 to man refused apartment over baby's crying

MONTREAL — A Quebec human rights tribunal has ordered two Montreal landlords to pay $5,000 in moral damages to a man who was refused an apartment rental because of his baby.

Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

TORONTO — A group of women won final court approval on Tuesday for their multimillion-dollar class action against the RCMP over gender-based abuse and discrimination.