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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.

Convicted pedophile Gordon Stuckless was sentenced Thursday to six and a half years in prison for crimes against 18 young boys. Some victims and their families say the justice system has let them down.

Speaking at an economic conference in Toronto Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked if Canada's marijuana industry could potentially be comparable to France's wine industry.

A monument of the three RCMP officers who died on June 4, 2014 was unveiled Saturday, in Moncton. Const. Doug Larche's wife Nadine Larche says the monument has many personal touches, such as the shoe prints of her husband's sneakers.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government consulted experts and the public before drafting assisted dying legislation. The NDP is accusing the Liberals of ignoring an expert's claim that Bill C-14 is unconstitutional.

A Nova Scotia woman whose mother died after being pushed by a fellow nursing home resident says it's "shocking" there was no provincial inquiry. Debbie Stultz-Giffin says investigating such deaths could help protect residents.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it was fisheries minister Hunter Tootoo's own decision to leave the Liberal caucus and resign from cabinet to deal with his "addiction issues."

The prime minister isn't saying if Canada's ambassador to Ireland, House of Commons hero Kevin Vickers, will be disciplined after grappling with a protester in Dublin. Justin Trudeau suggested it's easy to criticize such actions with the benefit of hindsight.

Ninety people have been arrested and over 180 charges have been laid after police raided dozens of marijuana dispensaries in Toronto. Police Chief Mark Saunders says the raids were motivated by "genuine health concerns."

Matthew de Grood has been found not criminally responsible for stabbing five people to death in Calgary. Speaking for the families of the victims, Miles Hong said the ruling will be a "recurring nightmare."
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