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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)

Vancouver police say a man left with a brain injury after being sucker-punched is a victim of what they are calling "one-punch incidents." A police spokesman says 10 such attacks this year include three that led to deaths.

 
 

The RCMP commissioner says child exploitation is among online crimes that present the need for police to have warrantless access to Internet subscriber information. Bob Paulson spoke at a security conference Wednesday in Ottawa.

 
 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada will produce economic and social benefits. In a speech at Canada House in London following his visit with the Queen, Trudeau underlined the importance of diversity.

The Liberal government says it will not meet its Dec. 31 deadline to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. But Health Minister Jane Philpott says the new February deadline incorporates security and health screening concerns.

 

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says training of ground forces in Iraq is just as important as dropping bombs in the fight against Islamic State. Sajjan says that is why Canada will withdraw its fighter jets and focus on training.     

Harjit Sajjan says the government is looking at "many different options" for Canada's role in the campaign against ISIL. The defence minister says the situation needs to be viewed from an international perspective.

Santokh Bola alleges he was brutally beaten by Toronto Police during a mistaken arrest on Nov. 1. A bystander caught the incident on video, which Bola's lawyers say will feature prominently in the lawsuit against the police.

Bruce Carson has been found not guilty of influence-peddling in promoting the sale of water purification systems for First Nations communities. The lawyer for the former top aide to Stephen Harper says the verdict was the right one.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the process of setting up an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women will start soon. Bennett says consultation with families is needed to "get it right."

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