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A sentencing hearing for Levi Cayen has been pushed back to June 27. Cayen, who was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2017 death of Alex Norwegian, appeared in a Yellowknife courthouse on Thursday where Justice Shannon Smallwood said she needed more time to review submissions from the Crown and the defence to make her sentencing decision. Cayen was initially charged with first-degree murder in the 25-year-old Hay River man's death — but back in March, a jury found him guilty of manslaughter in
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Voters in an Oregon county where a ballot-printing error delayed primary results for nearly two weeks have elected the same county clerk five times in the past 20 years despite missteps that impacted two previous elections and cost taxpayers at least $100,000. Opponents have repeatedly tried to unseat Clackamas County Clerk Sherry Hall, who was first elected in 2002, following elections errors in 2004, 2010 and 2011 and a state vote-tampering investigation in 2012. Hall
In a northeast Calgary gym, two men sit opposite a plank of wood, holding a stick in between them. They each pull as hard as they can, until one lets go and tumbles backward to the ground. This is mas wrestling, a traditional stick pulling game that has roots in the Sakha Republic, in northeastern Russia. It isn't very common in Canada, but Andrew Bolinger hopes to change that. The Calgary man owns a gym that's home to a small but growing community of mas wrestlers. "It's kind of starting from s
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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s central bank kept its main interest rate unchanged for a fifth month running on Thursday despite an annual inflation rate of nearly 70%. The bank said it would keep its policy rate “constant” at 14%, arguing inflation was driven by geopolitical developments and the “temporary effects of pricing formations." The bank set its expectation for disinflation to begin following measures for price stability and the resolution of an ongoing regional conflict, an apparent referenc
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'We need to drastically change our approach to mental health,' former U.S. president says at NRA event.
Hannah Beaton began living in a shelter when she was five years old. Her mom was a single parent struggling to afford rent and daily expenses. Eventually, Beaton says, things "took a turn" and her mom had no other option besides Inn From The Cold, an emergency family shelter in downtown Calgary. Twenty-four years later, Beaton volunteers at the same place she says gave her young self hope for a different life. "I sometimes see young girls that were my age there, and all I want to do is tell them
EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s share price fell by about 40 per cent, after the company announced it sold US$150 million worth of shares. The Edmonton marijuana company's share price was $3.47 when trading ended Thursday, but by mid-morning Friday, had fallen to $2.07 and closed at $2.14. The sale of shares was part of an amendment Aurora made to a previously announced bought deal financing. The amendment made it possible for a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity and BMO Capita
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An ice jam on the Mackenzie River started flowing again near Tsiigehtchic, N.W.T., on Wednesday. "The water level, it was pretty high," said Charlene Blake, who lives in the community at the confluence of the Mackenzie and Arctic Red rivers. Blake said the water reached its highest point on Tuesday, coming over the road that leads into Tsiigehtchic and flooding out the community's ferry ramp that provides access to Inuvik. "The ferry camp had to get evacuated on the weekend, Saturday morning the
Salimah Shivji tracks the latest in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau voted in Lowertown, Ottawa for the Ontario provincial election Thursday evening. Trudeau says voting is important and he hopes Canadians exercise a right that is sometimes taken for granted.
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The resumption of a murder trial in Moncton has been delayed several more weeks as lawyers explore issues raised by a psychiatrist's testimony about the accused. Calvin Andrew Lewis, 50, is charged with first-degree murder in the May 2, 2020, death of Tina Tingley-McAleer in Hillsborough, south of Moncton. "Nobody is ready to go ahead right now anyway, everyone needs more time," Court of Queen's Bench Justice Robert Dysart said Thursday when the case briefly returned to court. Lewis admitted sta
A mediator is recommending school boards give modest wage increases to Alberta's unionized teachers as part of a new four-year contract. The Alberta Teachers' Association (ATA) is asking its 46,000 members to vote from June 5 to 8 on whether to accept the new deal. It's an offer that three former ATA presidents say is so underwhelming and problematic, that teachers must vote to reject it. "I believe it fails on every possible count," said Larry Booi, the past president who led Alberta teachers i
The principal of the Orléans high school where a recent dress-code enforcement blitz incited student protests is leaving her job at the end of this month. The Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) announced Marie-Claude Veilleux's departure in a letter addressed to parents Wednesday. The board's announcement comes two weeks after hundreds of students demonstrated across the street from École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges. Students denounced staff's enforcement of the cod
Six months after an outbreak was declared in the Baffin Island community, 31 people have been identified with active tuberculosis and 108 have been diagnosed with latent TB. Announcing the Pangnirtung outbreak in November, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Michael Patterson said the declaration was prompted by a growing number of TB patients in the community of about 1,600 that could not be linked to previously known cases. Tuberculosis is a treatable illness and those with symptoms are urged to g
A man shot dead by police after reports of a person with a rifle forced several schools into lockdown in Toronto Thursday in fact had a pellet gun, Ontario's police watchdog says. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) also says the man was 27. The watchdog agency said Friday that police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. and located the man about 20 minutes later. He was pronounced dead at about 1:40 p.m. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said officers were called to the Port Union area