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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.

 
 

The public safety minister says Canada will work with the U.S. to gather data on a recent influx of would-be refugees into Canada. Ralph Goodale spoke Friday after meeting with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly in Ottawa.

Marijuana activists Marc and Jodie Emery are facing multiple drug charges, including trafficking, after Cannabis Culture dispensaries were raided in several cities. A small group protested the raids outside a Vancouver dispensary.

The justice minister says the government is moving to eliminate laws which the courts have deemed unconstitutional. One such law is the statute on abortion, which remains on the books despite being struck down in 1988.

Several hundred protesters gathered in Halifax on Tuesday to protest the acquittal of a taxi driver accused of sexual assaulting an intoxicated woman in his cab. The Crown plans to appeal the decision by Judge Gregory Lenehan.

Ottawa police officer Const. Daniel Montsion is facing several charges, including manslaughter, in the July 2016 death of Abdirahman Abdi. Lawyer Lawrence Greenspon says Abdi’s family is glad the investigation is over.

Montreal police kept two opposing protest groups apart on Saturday as supporters and critics of a Parliamentary motion condemning Islamophobia clashed in duelling demonstrations.

BlackBerry’s chief operating officer says the technology firm has transformed completely from a smartphone maker to a software company. Marty Beard says educating the public about the move away from hardware is a big challenge.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says May’s 17-per-cent cut to hydro rates shares the load among residents more fairly. Wynne admits the immediate savings will cost ratepayers more in the long run.

Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary faces a $10,000 fine for skipping Tuesday’s debate in Edmonton. O’Leary says he was unhappy with the format and is asking for his money back if his suggested format is used at the next debate.

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