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The prime minister has appointed Bill Blair to the new portfolio of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction in a cabinet shuffle. Justin Trudeau says strong voices are needed to face what he sees as Conservative fearmongering. (The Canadian Press)

Former Ontario nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years for murdering eight seniors in her care. The granddaughter of one victim says Wettlaufer is “getting what she deserves.”

Medical and public health experts are endorsing 10 guidelines to help marijuana users reduce risks when it becomes legal. Dr. Benedikt Fischer says the ability to better educate people about pot is one benefit of legalization.

Former ski coach Bertrand Charest has been found guilty in Quebec on 37 charges related to sexual exploitation and sexual assault of his young female students. A Crown prosecutor says she is satisfied with the verdict.

Toronto criminal lawyer Christopher Hicks talks about the Bill Cosby mistrial with CTV.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending the government’s new security legislation as striking a balance between safety and freedoms. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the bill would strip law enforcement of “proactive” tools.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says keeping taxes on legal marijuana low is key to squeezing out criminal enterprises. Morneau met with provincial counterparts Monday to discuss how cannabis will be taxed after its slated legalization next July. 

William Sandeson has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of fellow Halifax university student Taylor Samson. Friends and family say they hope the verdict will help lead to Samson's body being found.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Liberals won’t impose the five per cent broadband Internet tax recommended by a parliamentary committee. Heritage Minister Melanie Joly reiterated the pledge in question period Thursday.

No motive for the crime has emerged from a sentencing hearing for a teen who killed four people in La Loche, Saskatchewan last year. Crown prosecutor Lloyd Stang says the reasons behind the school shooting might never be known.

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