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Bus killer seeking absolute discharge

WINNIPEG—The mother of a man beheaded by a fellow bus passenger in Manitoba says her son's killer is seeking an absolute discharge nine years after he was found not criminally responsible.

Carol de Delley said she has been told by justice officials that Vince Li—who now goes by the name Will Baker—will ask the Criminal Code Review Board for a discharge at a hearing Feb. 6.

NDP wants bigger response to U.S. move

OTTAWA—The New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to do more to fill the gaps left by U.S. President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries and his indefinite bar to Syrian refugees.

“Canada must step up to do its part,” NDP MP Jenny Kwan, the immigration critic for her party, said today.