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Angelina Jolie says a lack of political will is hindering the fight against sexual violence in warzones. The actress and UN Refugee Agency special envoy addressed a United Nations conference in Vancouver.

Bill Cosby's pretrial hearing has been adjourned without any rulings. The 79-year-old Cosby is fighting felony charges over a 2004 sexual encounter with a Temple University employee from Toronto.

Canada's top court is hearing arguments on when convicted killers should be granted bail pending appeal. The issue arises from Dennis Oland's recent bid for bail after he appealed his murder conviction in his father's death.

With high Canadian divorce rates, a pre-nuptial agreement can help individuals emerge from breakups financially unscathed. Two lawyers explain why a pre-nup or marriage contract – which can be signed after a wedding – is important.

Supreme Court nominee Malcolm Rowe was questioned over his decision in a sex assault appeal case at a session with MPs and senators. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Rowe didn't explain his process in enough detail.

Police allege a former registered nurse killed eight residents of nursing homes in London and Woodstock, Ontario, between 2007 and 2014. Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer faces eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths.

Dennis Oland left a Fredericton courthouse with his family Tuesday after being released on bail. An appeal court has quashed Oland's murder conviction in the bludgeoning death of his father, Richard, and ordered a new trial.

An adult film actress is the latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of inappropriate behavior. Jessica Drake said Trump kissed her and two other women on the lips "without asking for permission" when they met him after a golf tournament in 2006.
A bail hearing is set for Tuesday after Dennis Oland's conviction for the second-degree murder of his millionaire father was overturned and a new trial was ordered.     

A woman threw pumpkin seeds at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he was leaving an event in Hamilton on Friday. The woman, who was earlier holding a banner reading "no new pipelines," was taken away by RCMP officers.

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