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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.

Don Meredith’s new lawyer says the senator’s race is “not an issue,” following an ethics report over the 52-year-old’s affair with a teenager. The black senator previously stated he believes race “played a role” in the report.

Police say a man accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson and injuring a bank employee last Friday was arrested in Kenora, Ontario Tuesday. The manhunt for Justin Kuijer began in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended last year’s budget in the House of Commons Tuesday, a day before his government introduces its second budget. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says she expects higher taxes for Canadians.

RCMP officers and judges should be trained on sexual assault and gender-based violence, according to a new House of Commons status of women committee report. Vice-chair Pam Damoff says police and courts often ‘retraumatize’ survivors.

Mounties and first responders marched in a funeral procession Saturday for RCMP officer Richer Dubuc, who died March 6 in a collision. An RCMP spokesman says Dubuc will be remembered as a kind family man.

Sen. Don Meredith says he “deeply” regrets his sexual relationship with a teenager and is asking Canadians for forgiveness. Meredith says he is weighing his options after a scathing ethics report was released last week.

Authorities say a 22-year-old Canadian man of Kazakh origins has been arrested in Hamilton as one of four suspects in a massive hack of Yahoo. One neighbour says Karim Baratov mostly kept to himself.

B.C.’s premier is calling on the federal government to expedite skilled immigrant applications to help boost the province’s tech sector. Christy Clark says those who earn a PhD in Canada should also receive automatic citizenship.

Federal officials say Statistics Canada servers weren’t taken down immediately after a software bug was discovered Wednesday because a coordinated response was needed. Some services were shut down after a hack was detected Thursday.  

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