CARMAN, Man.—Manitoba's education minister has asked for an investigation after students at an elementary school southwest of Winnipeg were asked to show their underwear to a staff member following a prank in the boys' bathroom.
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EDMONTON—The last legal restrictions on Omar Khadr were lifted yesterday when an Alberta judge ruled that a war crimes sentence for the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner has expired.
“I'm really happy with the decision today,” Khadr said outside Edmonton's courthouse.
“It's been a while but I'm happy it's here,” he added.
TORONTO—The Progressive Conservative government says its plan to fix the “hydro mess” left behind by the Liberals would save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars while maintaining a 25 percent rate cut.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—Police in Thunder Bay say a 32-year-old woman has been charged in a homicide involving a woman found dead on a local bike path.
City police began investigating the incident after a woman's body was found near a local inn early Tuesday morning.
They say a passer-by called 9-1-1 after discovering the body.
TORONTO—Ontario's social services minister opened the door today to giving more funding to children with more severe autism, which an advocacy group described as a “huge concession” in the province's controversial plan.
OTTAWA—Former federal Treasury Board president Jane Philpott says there's “much more to the story” of the SNC-Lavalin affair that should be told.
TORONTO—Strip searches of suspects have become commonplace and are all too often unnecessary—and even illegal—despite sharp criticism of the practice going back almost two decades, one of Ontario's police watchdogs reported today.
OTTAWA—A one-time $2.2-billion windfall in the federal budget to help Canadian cities improve roads, bridges, highways, and water systems won't become an annual tradition, Finance minister Bill Morneau warned yesterday, even in the face of problems getting the first projects off the ground.
OTTAWA—The Liberal-dominated justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting renewed howls of outrage from opposition MPs.
Conservative and New Democrat MPs unsuccessfully pressed the House of Commons' committee today to recall former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould so she could shed more light on the simmering controversy.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government will attempt to set the stage for this fall's election—and provide some distraction from the SNC-Lavalin affair—with today's end-of-mandate budget touting the Liberals' economic record.