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Jury box in a courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. A jury trial is scheduled to begin today in Edmonton for two RCMP officers accused of manslaughter with a firearm in the shooting death of a 31-year-old in northern Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Shot 10 times: Lawyers say Mounties acted in self-defence in deadly Alberta shooting

Two Alberta Mounties accused of manslaughter acted in self-defence when they shot…

Jury box in a courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. A jury trial is scheduled to begin today in Edmonton for two RCMP officers accused of manslaughter with a firearm in the shooting death of a 31-year-old in northern Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between the Netherlands and Belgium at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Sept. 25, 2022. FIFA has denied Belgium's request to wear team jerseys with a 'Love' label at the World Cup in Qatar. The Belgian soccer federations says the ruling was because of a commercial link to Belgium's signature dance music festival Tomorrowland. Multi-color detail on the white shirt had been described as a "symbol for mutual values on diversity, equality and inclusivity." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Canada meets Belgium in 1st World Cup match since 1986

Many Canadian soccer fans have been waiting for this moment their entire…

FILE - Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between the Netherlands and Belgium at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Sept. 25, 2022. FIFA has denied Belgium's request to wear team jerseys with a 'Love' label at the World Cup in Qatar. The Belgian soccer federations says the ruling was because of a commercial link to Belgium's signature dance music festival Tomorrowland. Multi-color detail on the white shirt had been described as a "symbol for mutual values on diversity, equality and inclusivity." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Timothy Weah of the United States celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup, group B soccer match between the United States and Wales, at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Bale salvages 1-1 draw for Wales against US in World Cup

The young United States team was nearing victory in its World Cup…

Timothy Weah of the United States celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup, group B soccer match between the United States and Wales, at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is escorted by his RCMP security detail as protesters shout and throw rocks while leaving a campaign stop at a local micro brewery during the Canadian federal election campaign in London Ont., on Monday, September 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

RCMP monitored hostility from anti-vaccine movement against Trudeau since election

The RCMP worried that after arriving in Ottawa, participants in the “Freedom…

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is escorted by his RCMP security detail as protesters shout and throw rocks while leaving a campaign stop at a local micro brewery during the Canadian federal election campaign in London Ont., on Monday, September 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Seized firearms are displayed during an RCMP and Crime Stoppers news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. Critics of a planned new measure to remove guns from the wrong hands say it could actually undermine efforts to make people safer.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Critics say red-flag provision in federal firearms bill could weaken public safety

Critics of a planned new measure to remove guns from the wrong…

Seized firearms are displayed during an RCMP and Crime Stoppers news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. Critics of a planned new measure to remove guns from the wrong hands say it could actually undermine efforts to make people safer.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Leader of Alberta's NDP Rachel Notley, as well as infrastructure critic Thomas Dang, held a press conference in front of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Alberta NDP calls for premier to come clean on pursuing health-care user fees

Alberta’s health minister says he is not pursuing user-pay changes to the…

Leader of Alberta's NDP Rachel Notley, as well as infrastructure critic Thomas Dang, held a press conference in front of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. New Statistics Canada data shows there was an increase in homicides in 2021 and nearly one-quarter of the killings were connected to gangs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Last year saw highest rate of gang-related homicides in 16 years: Statistics Canada

A report from Statistics Canada shows the national homicide rate has increased…

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. New Statistics Canada data shows there was an increase in homicides in 2021 and nearly one-quarter of the killings were connected to gangs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
England's Raheem Sterling scores his side's third goal past Iran's Abolfazl Jalali during the World Cup group B soccer match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Saka, Rashford help England rout Iran 6-2 at World Cup

Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford put last year’s European Championship loss behind…

England's Raheem Sterling scores his side's third goal past Iran's Abolfazl Jalali during the World Cup group B soccer match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
FILE - Robert Iger arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," in Los Angeles, on Dec. 16, 2019. The Walt Disney Company announced late Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, that former CEO Iger, would return to head the company for two years in a surprise move. The statement said Bob Chapek, who succeeded Iger in 2020, had stepped down from the position. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, FIle)

Iger back on top in a Disney plot twist that few saw coming

Bob Iger, the enterprising entertainment executive who brought Star Wars, Pixar and…

FILE - Robert Iger arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," in Los Angeles, on Dec. 16, 2019. The Walt Disney Company announced late Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, that former CEO Iger, would return to head the company for two years in a surprise move. The statement said Bob Chapek, who succeeded Iger in 2020, had stepped down from the position. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, FIle)
CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Top intelligence officials are first on the witness list this week at the public inquiry scrutinizing Ottawa's use of the Emergencies Act last winter weeks into the "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

CSIS director supported invoking Emergencies Act, inquiry hears

The director of Canada’s intelligence service told the prime minister he supported…

CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Top intelligence officials are first on the witness list this week at the public inquiry scrutinizing Ottawa's use of the Emergencies Act last winter weeks into the "Freedom Convoy" protests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with Rio Tinto chief executive Jakob Stausholm, left, and Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, right, for a tour of a new pilot project for a blue smelting facility at the Rio Tinto plant, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Sorel, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canada’s battery supply credibility jumps as multi-billion announcements keep coming

Federal Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne is selling Canada’s battery-supply chain prowess in…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with Rio Tinto chief executive Jakob Stausholm, left, and Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, right, for a tour of a new pilot project for a blue smelting facility at the Rio Tinto plant, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Sorel, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Jury trial begins for Mounties charged with manslaughter in shooting of Alberta man

A jury trial is scheduled to begin today in Edmonton for two…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
A person shops for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver on July 20, 2022. Decades-high inflation has Canadians worried about the rising cost of living, but as gloomy as things may seem, Canada appears to be faring better than many other major economies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Here’s how Canada stacks up against other countries when it comes to high inflation

OTTAWA — Decades-high inflation has Canadians worried about the rising cost of…

A person shops for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver on July 20, 2022. Decades-high inflation has Canadians worried about the rising cost of living, but as gloomy as things may seem, Canada appears to be faring better than many other major economies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)

No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $43 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Friday’s Lotto Max $43 million…

In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Mittcent Vangogh, an 11-year-old standardbred horse who was sold last year because he had a sore foot is shown in this undated handout photo. Vangogh’s former groomer and owner, Tyra Perry of Tignish, P.E.I., is raising money to rescue the horse from slaughter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Brooke Leininger *MANDATORY CREDIT*

P.E.I. woman scrambles to save beloved horse from slaughterhouse

Tyra Perry sat bolt upright in her bed early on Nov. 4.…

Mittcent Vangogh, an 11-year-old standardbred horse who was sold last year because he had a sore foot is shown in this undated handout photo. Vangogh’s former groomer and owner, Tyra Perry of Tignish, P.E.I., is raising money to rescue the horse from slaughter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Brooke Leininger *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a bi-lateral meeting, at the APEC summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Trudeau arrives Saturday at the summit of the International Organization of the Francophonie in Djerba, Tunisia THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau attends summit of French-speaking nations in Tunisia amid geopolitical tumult

DJERBA, Tunisia — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Africa for…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a bi-lateral meeting, at the APEC summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. Trudeau arrives Saturday at the summit of the International Organization of the Francophonie in Djerba, Tunisia THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Hockey Canada’s incoming board to be selected by committee, not a wider vote

Hockey Canada’s independent nomination committee will select eight directors and a new…

A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

‘No idea too crazy’: Cabinet given suite of options before invoking Emergencies Act

Cabinet ministers did not exhaust every option they had to resolve the…

Then-Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K. Janice Charette speaks to media during the Liberal cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. A slate of officials from the Privy Council office, including Charette, Canada's current top civil servant, are expected to testify today at a public inquiry assessing the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma
Infants’ Tylenol brand fever and pain reliever is seen in a home in Toronto, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Health Canada officials say a large foreign supply of children’s ibuprofen and acetaminophen is expected to start showing up on pharmacy and retail shelves next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

Foreign supply of children’s pain meds set to hit Canadian shelves next week

A large supply of foreign-sourced children’s fever and pain medication is expected…

Infants’ Tylenol brand fever and pain reliever is seen in a home in Toronto, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Health Canada officials say a large foreign supply of children’s ibuprofen and acetaminophen is expected to start showing up on pharmacy and retail shelves next week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Warped stance on COVID’: Fired Alberta Health Services board member calls out Smith

A health system leader fired by Premier Danielle Smith has fired back…

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks at a press conference, in Edmonton, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson