BATH, Ont.—Serial rapist and killer Paul Bernardo pleaded unsuccessfully for a second chance yesterday, arguing low self-esteem drove him to commit the sexually-twisted crimes he now rues and that he no longer poses any threat to the public.
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TORONTO—A new superstar, a new head coach, and a victory for the new-look Raptors to open what's been one of the most-anticipated NBA regular seasons for Toronto in a while.
Ottawa wants to make it free and fast for Canadians to obtain criminal pardons for simple pot possession, but Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale made it clear yesterday the government does not support the push for conviction records to be destroyed outright.
TORONTO—Ontario passed its cannabis legislation yesterday, firmly establishing the right to smoke marijuana in public in the province hours after recreational use of drug became legal across Canada.
MONTREAL—Claude Julien doesn't want his team to get overconfident after a surprisingly strong start to the season.
The Montreal Canadiens won their third game in a row, and improved to 4-1-1 overall, after edging the St. Louis Blues 3-2 last night.
Voters in London, Ont. will become the first in Canada to use ranked ballots in a municipal election when they head to the polls next week, with experts saying the city's experience will be closely watched by communities across the country.
OTTAWA—MPs spent their first day back in Parliament after Thanksgiving break debating the perils of climate change.
The emergency debate was granted by House of Commons Speaker Geoffrey Regan just a week after the United Nations climate change arm dropped an explosive warning.
TORONTO—Two Ontario legislators from different parties introduced separate bills yesterday aimed at stopping auto insurance companies from charging drivers higher premiums based on where they live, saying it was time for the practice to end.
OTTAWA—With just hours to go before pot is legal in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says parents will play a role in talking to their kids about the drug.
Trudeau says a regulated market for marijuana—a pillar of his 2015 election campaign—will help keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian kids and combat the flourishing black market.
TORONTO—Garret Sparks had a lot of thoughts rattling in his head before his first start of the season.
He didn't have a chance to overthink the second.