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March 19, 2018 10:10 PM Gerald Stanley, farmer acquitted in Colten Boushie case, faces gun-related charges

The Saskatchewan farmer who was acquitted last month in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man is to be back in court next month to face charges of unsafe storage of firearms. BATTLEFORD, SASK.—A Saskatchewan farmer who was acquitted last month in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man is to be back in court April 16 to face gun charges 7

March 19, 2018 7:15 PM Former professor accused of sexually assaulting disabled man pleads guilty to lesser charge in prosecution deal

Anna Stubblefield, whose sexual-assault conviction was previously overturned, admitted she should have known the man was legally unable to consent. NEWARK, N.J.—A former Rutgers University professor whose conviction for sexually assaulting a disabled man was overturned pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated criminal sexual contact. Anna Stubblefield entered 7

March 18, 2018 5:24 PM Cirque du Soleil aerialist dies after fall during show in Tampa

Long-time performer Yann Arnaud died in hospital after falling to the stage A Cirque du Soleil aerialist died during a show in Tampa, Florida, Saturday night after he fell more than three metres to the stage while performing an aerial straps number. The company issued a statement Sunday afternoon, saying that the performer —Yann Arnaud — was transported 10

March 17, 2018 11:58 AM 'If you have our child, bring him back to us': Search continues for missing Montreal boy

Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, 10, disappeared Monday after he left his Ahuntsic-Cartierville home The search resumes for a missing 10-year-old boy this weekend in Montreal, after a vigil rooted in hope made its way to the doorstep of his family home late Friday. Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou was last seen Monday afternoon after leaving his home in Ahuntsic-Cartierville 14

March 17, 2018 8:58 AM Paralympic wake-up: Day 8 news you might have missed from the Games

Canada sets new national record with 24 medals Canadian Paralympians set a new national single-Games record of 24 medals on the strength of a five-medal day which included a pair of cross-country golds and a curling bronze. The previous record of 19 was set at Vancouver 2010. Here's a quick recap of all the important Paralympic news you might have missed 5

March 16, 2018 3:22 AM Mother convicted of killing tbhree daughters in ‘honour killing’ ordered deported — after life sentence served

“Why now? Why not before or later? I don’t know,” he said about the agency’s motives. While Yahya is now without status in a Quebec prison, Handfield said nothing should change regarding her rights or conditions in detention. “She’s never complained to me about her conditions in prison,” he said. The Crown theory was that Shafia, Yahya and their son drowned 7

March 15, 2018 8:00 AM 'I feel duped': Montreal mother angry after son's U.S. football dreams dashed by recruiters

Innavage Consulting woos young football players to go to prep school in U.S., but some parents feel burned Sign with our football recruiting company, and we'll help get your teenager into an American prep school. "It was an opportunity to get a great education," said Rebecca. To protect her son David's identity, CBC agreed not to use their real names 11

March 14, 2018 7:40 PM Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments

After balking at city’s request to match federal transit funding, Queen’s Park pledges $4 billion The federal money includes $1.24 billion Ottawa had previously earmarked for Tory’s SmartTrack plan, as well as $660 million already committed to the Scarborough subway extension, which is currently estimated to cost $3.35 billion. Tory had pressed the federal 11

March 14, 2018 6:52 PM For Kristian Nairn there’s no holding back when he meets fans of Game of Thrones’ Hodor

The character was a fan favourite, a loyal servant to the Stark family who said only one word: his name, Hodor. Nairn says he’s “super pleased” that Hodor got such a monumental exit. “I kind of expected (his death) coming. I never expected it be so revealing about his past.” Before he found out the truth about his character, Nairn imagined Hodor as a long-lost 11

March 14, 2018 4:45 PM Trial begins for widow of Orlando nightclub shooter who shot and killed 49

Noor Salman, 31, is charged with aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, in planning the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub in which 49 people were killed. She faces life in prison if convicted. U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron said the trial could last five weeks or more. Jurors were asked whether they could be impartial in the wake of the Parkland 11