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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)

 
 

Auditor General Michael Ferguson says the federal government is taking too long to provide disability benefits to some pensioners. Ferguson issued a series of reports Tuesday on government inefficiencies.

Former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi exited a Toronto court after Monday's proceedings in his sexual assault trial. Ghomeshi has pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault.

 
 

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered condolences to Canadians after the recent La Loche, Saskatchewan mass-shooting deaths. Kerry spoke in Quebec City Friday after meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion.

 
 

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Ottawa is conducting a full review of Canada's electronic spy agency. A watchdog reported that the agency broke privacy laws by sharing info about Canadians with foreign partners.

Halifax police say they acted swiftly after an officer was accused of stealing an illicit substance seized during a drug investigation. Det.-Const. Laurence Gary Basso is facing several charges, including theft.

Amnesty International is joining journalist Mohamed Fahmy in calls for stronger policies to protect Canadians detained overseas. Fahmy says consular assistance shouldn't be up to the discretion of politicians.

 
 

Toronto police Const. James Forcillo has been found guilty of attempted murder in the 2013 shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim. Forcillo's lawyer says they may appeal the verdict.

Gregory Alan Elliott has been acquitted of criminal harassment for his Twitter interactions with two women's rights activists. Elliott says he has been offline for over three years, which he calls a "much healthier" way of life.

The mother of a Newfoundland man found not criminally responsible in the stabbing of a young soccer player says she's "so sorry" about the attack. Doreen Layman says her son Nicholas is now getting help for his mental disorder.

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