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The New Democrats say the Liberals’ federal budget doesn’t do enough to ensure equal pay for men and women. On Tuesday, Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef responded saying the NDP report contains “inaccuracies and omissions.”

Lawyers for two men found guilty of murdering three Alberta family members say their sentences of life without eligibility of parole for 25 years are “fair.” The Crown had sought extra time in prison for Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank.

Relatives of Colten Boushie spoke after meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the handling of the Indigenous man’s killing. Cousin Jade Tootoosis said ministers who have sympathized with the family showed they were “human beings.”

The ministers responsible for Indigenous affairs met Monday with the family of Colten Boushie in Ottawa. Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the family felt the justice system treated them like “the cause” of Boushie’s 2016 death.

People gathered in North Battleford, Sask., Edmonton and Toronto on Saturday to protest the acquittal of Gerald Stanley in the shooting death of Colten Boushie. The crowds sang and chanted “justice for Colten.”

Toronto police say they have now found the remains of a total of six people at a property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked. Det.-Sgt. Hank Idsinga says he expects more charges against the 66-year-old landscaper.

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. The family of a Montreal man who was killed during a police intervention last June is suing the city over his death. Pierre Coriolan's family have released video they say shows police using disproportionate force.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will wait for the conclusions of an investigation into how the party handled allegations of sexual misconduct against former MP Rick Dykstra before deciding if further action is needed.

Toronto police have charged 21-year-old Kalen Schlatter with murder in the strangling death of Tess Richey, who was last seen alive in the city’s gay village. A detective says Richey and the accused met the night she was killed.

 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he takes a harassment claim about a Saskatchewan NDP MP “very seriously.” Singh says Erin Weir will be temporarily suspended from his duties while an independent investigation takes place.

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