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Ottawa has confirmed the death of Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is working on the investigation with authorities in the west African country. (The Canadian Press)

 

Thinking about contributing to your child’s first mortgage? Jamie Golombek of CIBC Wealth Advisory outlines the tax benefits of giving money to your heirs while you are still alive.

The man who threw a beer can onto the field during a Toronto Blue Jays game has received a conditional discharge, including a one-year ban from MLB games. Ken Pagan’s lawyer says the incident has had a "huge" impact on his client.

The U.S. has hit Canada with an additional 6.87 per cent in softwood lumber tariffs, leaving the industry facing average duties of about 27 per cent. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is focused on getting a deal for Canadians.

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. 

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