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David Livingston, who served as former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty's chief of staff, has been found guilty of destroying documents related to two scrapped gas plants. Livingston's lawyer says he’s hoping for a non-custodial sentence.

At the Sunshine Coast Health Centre in Powell River, B.C., men in treatment for addiction say stigma about substance abuse make it harder to get help. One client says men at the facility are trying to “become good people again.”

A plaintiff in a class-action sexual harassment suit against the RCMP says she hopes the case leads to change within the force. A judge was urged to accept settlement at a hearing in Toronto on Wednesday.

People from around Richmond, B.C, where a viral video showed a young girl yanked into the water by a sea lion last weekend, say visitors should consider the dangers posed by wild animals – even cute ones.

Tax efficiency can become more complicated for some Canadians after they retire, according to experts. A certified financial planner says thinking beyond just saving money in one tax year is important.

An Alberta man who strangled his wife and concealed her body in their basement has been found guilty of manslaughter. The mother of victim Lisa Mitchell says she didn’t want to look at Allan Shyback during the trial.

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose praised the party for changing its “tone” after its electoral loss in 2015. Ambrose gave a farewell speech to the Tory caucus Wednesday, as the party prepares to elect a new leader.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is promising to make any necessary changes to the RCMP following three federal reviews. The reports call for greater civilian oversight and better implementation of mental health programs.

Canada is closer to requiring sexual assault training for would-be federal judges, after the House of Commons voted Monday to fast-track passage of a bill introduced by interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose.

 

Dozens of countries have been hit with a huge cyberextortion attack that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at hospitals, companies and government agencies. 

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