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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)

A lawyer says two New Brunswick police constables hope to return to work after a manslaughter case against them was thrown out. Mathieu Boudreau and Patrick Bulger were charged in the 2015 death of businessman Michel Vienneau.

A cross-border investigation has netted the seizure of 11,500 pills containing fentanyl -- among other drugs, firearms and cash. Ontario police say people should be aware recreational drugs may be mixed with the deadly opioid.

The prime minister is defending a proposed bill on expanding border preclearance. Justin Trudeau says being cleared for entry into the U.S. while in Canada protects travellers under the charter.

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says Canada will resettle around 1,200 primarily Yazidi survivors of Islamic State persecution by the end of 2017. Conservative MP Michelle Rempel praised the move as “smart public policy.”

A Minneapolis woman says she was shocked to learn her asylum-seeking Somali friend walked from the U.S. to Canada. Saciido Shaie says Mohamed Badal told her he thought he was going to die after walking for hours in the freezing cold.

A commission has made 31 recommendations aimed at improving RCMP accountability, after an investigation into RCMP actions in northern B.C. The commission’s chairman says many indigenous people lack confidence in Mounties.

Justin Trudeau was questioned in the House Tuesday over why he didn’t challenge Donald Trump’s immigration policy when he met the U.S. president in Washington on Monday. The prime minister says he is defending Canadian values.

An Ontario judge has ruled that Ottawa breached its duty of care to thousands of on-reserve children placed with non-native families during the '60s Scoop. Lead plaintiff Marcia Brown Martel says the decision has made Canada a "better country."

Refugees continue to cross the border from the U.S. into Manitoba, fearing a crackdown on immigrants south of the border. A Winnipeg group that help refugees says the journey poses "grave dangers."

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