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Judge wrong not to sentence engineer to jail for sex assault: Appeal Court

Judge wrong not to sentence engineer to jail for sex assault: Appeal Court

QUEBEC — A Quebec judge's widely criticized decision to give an engineer who pleaded guilty to sexual assault a conditional discharge was wrong, the province's Court of Appeal said Wednesday as it instead imposed a 12-month sentence.
Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

OTTAWA — Pressure is building for Canada to send some of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine after Germany decided to provide the heavy weapons and allow other countries to do the same.
Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees heads to tournament in Quebec City

Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees heads to tournament in Quebec City

MONTREAL — Sean Bérubé said he thought it was a joke when he was first asked to help assemble a team of Ukrainian preteen refugees, displaced by war and spread out across Europe, to play in a renowned Quebec City hockey tournament.
Weather a factor in fatal 2021 crash of plane towing marriage banner in Montreal: TSB

Weather a factor in fatal 2021 crash of plane towing marriage banner in Montreal: TSB

MONTREAL — A fatal crash near Old Montreal in 2021 of a small plane towing a marriage proposal banner was caused by several factors including weather and engine trouble, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada concluded in a report released Wednesd
Resist urge to 'tickle' the snowpack as slide risk increases, avalanche survivor says

Resist urge to 'tickle' the snowpack as slide risk increases, avalanche survivor says

VANCOUVER — Twenty years after he survived being buried in a deadly avalanche in British Columbia's backcountry, Ken Wylie is urging people to be cautious and aware while dealing with a similarly unstable snowpack this year.
A timeline of the avalanche hazard in B.C., where five people are dead

A timeline of the avalanche hazard in B.C., where five people are dead

VANCOUVER — Five people have been killed in British Columbia avalanches this month. Forecasters have compared this season’s snowpack with the conditions of 2003, one of the worst years on record for fatalities.
Oilsands execs say they can't invest in decarbonization any faster, despite profits

Oilsands execs say they can't invest in decarbonization any faster, despite profits

OTTAWA — Oilsands executives insist they are all in on cutting emissions and will make big investments in green technology, but they maintain there isn't a place to invest that money yet.
In The News for Jan. 25: Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

In The News for Jan. 25: Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

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 Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Indigenous identity fraud 'the ultimate step in colonialism,' Métis lawyer says

Indigenous identity fraud 'the ultimate step in colonialism,' Métis lawyer says

Since Grey Owl a century ago,people of European descent have falsely claimed to be Indigenous for personal gain or a sense of absolution, but one Métis legal expert says it would take a psychiatrist to try to fully answer, "why?" "It does boggle my b
VPD Const. Nicole Chan pleaded for 'justice' in victim statement before suicide

VPD Const. Nicole Chan pleaded for 'justice' in victim statement before suicide

BURNABY, B.C. — In the weeks before Vancouver police Const. Nicole Chan died by suicide, she detailed her anguish that a senior officer had "taken advantage" of her in an “imbalance of power" while she was severely depressed.
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