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Lindsay Souvannarath, who pleaded guilty to planning to go on a shooting rampage at a Halifax mall, has been sentenced to life in prison. Crown lawyer Shauna MacDonald says the foiled plot made the risk of that type of offense “real” for Nova Scotians. 

RCMP say an early-morning FBI tip about a videotaped bomb threat led them to the Strathroy, Ontario residence of Aaron Driver. Police say the known terrorist sympathizer detonated an explosive device in a taxi before he was killed.

At a rally in North Carolina, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Second Amendment supporters may be able to figure out a way to stop Hillary Clinton from picking federal judges as president. It wasn't clear what Trump meant.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he is "very disappointed" in his deputy Don McMorris after he was charged with impaired driving on Friday. Wall says McMorris has resigned and is seeking counselling.
Kathleen Wynne says she has noted the rebirth of the separatist Northern Ontario Party, but she adds the north of the province is not "monolithic." The Ontario premier heads to the region Saturday for a weeklong visit.
Reactions varied Wednesday to the federal government's outline of an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. A Vancouver women's shelter worker says the terms on how policing will be examined are too vague.

 

Officer Ernest MacVane of the Windham Police Department recorded an attempted arrest of two young cows that escaped and wandered onto a road late last week.

Ottawa's main mosque was packed to overflowing Friday for the funeral service of Abdirahman Abdi, who died after a confrontation with police last Sunday. Imam Sikander Hashmi read a letter from Abdi's family at the service

 
 

The mother of an 18-year-old Toronto man shot dead by police three years ago says Const. James Forcillo has never shown remorse. Forcillo was given a six-year sentence after being convicted of attempted murder in the death of Sammy Yatim.

The B.C. government is asking Ottawa to crack down on the opioid drug fentanyl, as the province sees a spike in overdose deaths. On Wednesday, Premier Christy Clark called the issue "a preventable tragedy."

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