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  • Supreme Court declines to hear case of Mohamed Mahjoub, who’s accused of having terror ties

    May 17, 2018 11:09 PM 12

    OTTAWA—A Egyptian man accused being a member of a terrorist organization has one less legal avenue to try to stave off deportation after the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear his appeal. The federal government is trying to remove Mohamed Mahjoub, 58, using a national security certificate, claiming he was a high-ranking member of an Islamic terrorist

  • Mobster Rocco Zito was pointing gun at son-in-law before being fatally shot, murder trial hears

    May 17, 2018 10:42 PM 15

    Scopelliti and his wife have divorced since he shot her father to death. As Scopelliti testified, his elderly mother made loud, repeated gasping noises in the back of the courtroom, causing Madam Justice Faye McWatt to pause proceedings to check if she was all right. Scopelliti described his former father-in-law as a loan shark who demanded repayment

  • A defiant Wynne says the election campaign’s volatility makes room for any possibility

    May 17, 2018 10:17 PM 12

    “I get the questions about ‘Are we frustrated, are we feeling dispirited,’ all of those things. All I can do is do the things that I believe are right and that’s what I’ve done all through my political career,” she said. “We’ve made a lot of decisions and the vast majority of them have led to real successes and then there have been some things that people

  • Police arrest comedian Mike Bullard and lay 3 new charges against him

    May 17, 2018 10:02 PM 14

    The new fail to comply charges relate to alleged offences dating back more than a year, said defence lawyer Calvin Barry outside court. The attempt to obstruct justice is connected to an incident that allegedly occurred Jan. 18, 2018. As a condition of his release, Bullard must reside with his half-brother, Joseph Jackson, and Jackson’s common-law spouse

  • Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Brampton MP Raj Grewal’s India trip invite

    May 17, 2018 9:25 PM 10

    OTTAWA—The federal ethics commissioner is formally investigating whether a Liberal MP from Brampton broke Parliament’s conflict of interest code by inviting a construction executive who pays him for legal services to events with Canadian officials during the prime minister’s trip to India earlier this year. Commissioner Mario Dion said he decided to launch

  • First transgender person to be given key to the city in Toronto a ‘role model and inspiration’

    May 17, 2018 6:40 PM 10

    Tory told an audience that Gapka helped educate him personally, as well as the city and beyond, on the struggles and needs of people whose gender identity does not match the body with which they were born. He called Gapka, who has lobbied politicians at all levels for funding of gender reassignment surgery, protections in the Canadian Human Rights Act and more, a “mentor

  • Humboldt man campaigning to have Sask. junior hockey league drop #HumboldtStrong trademark application

    May 17, 2018 5:46 PM 29

    The league applied for trademark of #HumboldtStrong slogan and sticks on the porch movement The slogan #HumboldtStrong has always been about Humboldt, the Saskatchewan community and its strength as members make their journey to recovery in the aftermath of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, according to one resident. Michael Behiel started a campaign recruiting

  • Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna accused of assaulting a woman, court documents show

    May 17, 2018 3:43 PM 17

    Osuna, 23, ordered to stay away from woman he allegedly assaulted as part of release conditions Court documents obtained by CBC Toronto provide more details about Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna's assault charge. The 23-year-old pitcher was arrested and charged with assault May 8 before being released. Court records reveal Osuna is accused of assaulting

  • Thunderstorms expected to add to flood woes in B.C

    May 17, 2018 2:45 PM 9

    GRAND FORKS, B.C.—Environment Canada has issued special weather statements covering the entire southeastern corner of British Columbia, including the flood-damaged Boundary region, as thunderstorms have the potential to add even more water to already raging rivers. Forecasters call for as much as 40 millimetres of rain by Friday and there’s concern about

  • Patrick Brown writing a tell-all book about his ‘political assassination’

    May 17, 2018 12:34 PM 10

    Brown, who resigned early on Jan. 25 hours after CTV News broadcast a story alleging sexual impropriety with two women, is writing a tell-all book about his “political assassination.” “We were making great strides towards a more inclusive, modern, business-savvy Ontario. Yes, it appeared I would be premier of Canada’s largest province by age 40,” Brown