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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.

A New Brunswick jury has found Dennis Oland guilty of second-degree murder in the 2011 death of his father, Richard Oland. Family members released statements maintaining Oland's innocence after Saturday's verdict.

Ontario Provincial Police have charged two aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty in connection with the province's gas plants scandal. Premier Kathleen Wynne says her responsibility is to ensure government transparency.

Prosecutors are no longer seeking dangerous offender status for Gordon Stuckless, according to his defence lawyer. The man at the centre of the Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse scandal pleaded guilty last year to 100 charges.

Winnipeg police say evidence brought to them by the people of Manitoba helped them charge Raymond Joseph Cormier with second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine. The 15-year-old's body was found in a river in August 2014.     

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is taking steps designed to cool off the booming real estate market in cities like Toronto and Vancouver. Homebuyers purchasing houses over $500,000 will be required to put down a larger down payment.

Learn how police conduct roadside tests for alcohol in Ontario in this timely legal video.

The trial of Mike Duffy saw the senator begin testifying in his defence on Tuesday. Duffy has pleaded not guilty to 31 charges of fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he introduced a motion Monday to lower income taxes for middle earners to 20.5 per cent from 22 per cent. Morneau says about nine million Canadians will benefit from the tax cut each year.

Women's and aboriginal rights groups are calling for more funding from the Trudeau government to help end violence against women. It comes on the 26th anniversary of Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique shootings, where 14 women were killed.
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