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Craig James, former clerk of the B.C. legislative assembly, arrives back at B.C. Supreme Court after a break from his trial, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former B.C. legislature clerk to be sentenced July 4 for $1,900 in misspending

Craig James found not guilty on counts related to retirement benefit and purchase of a wood splitter

Hussein Borhot is seen in a courtroom sketch in Calgary on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Borhot, who pleaded guilty to terrorism-related acts with the militant group Islamic State, is to be sentenced today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mary Haasdyk

Calgary man who admitted to participating in terrorism activity sentenced to 12 years

Judge imposed lifetime firearms ban and ordered Borhot’s DNA be submitted to a national database

The annual Mayor’s Garden Party is set for June 7. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer Mayor’s Garden Party set for June 7

First full in-person Garden Party since 2019

Imitation firearm recovered from the incident scene. (ASIRT photo)
Imitation firearm recovered from the incident scene. (ASIRT photo)
Pariz Memnook missing

Missing: Pariz Memnook, 15

Memnook was last seen on May 1 and could be travelling to Saskatchewan

Pariz Memnook missing
Crime scene tape surrounds Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 fourth-graders and their two teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

‘Horrifying’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

‘It gives people who don’t want to face reality a patsy, it gives them someone to blame’

Crime scene tape surrounds Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 fourth-graders and their two teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre gestures towards Jean Charest as Roman Baber, left, Scott Aitchison and Leslyn Lewis, right, look on during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tory leadership contenders cross swords on inflation, Quebec’s secularism law

The Conservative Party of Canada, which formed in 2003, has never elected more than 12 MPs in Quebec

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre gestures towards Jean Charest as Roman Baber, left, Scott Aitchison and Leslyn Lewis, right, look on during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gathers some tea for a food hamper during a visit to the Guru Nanak Food Bank in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

Between Feb. 5 and March 23, 26 threats were logged against Trudeau and 8 of his cabinet ministers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gathers some tea for a food hamper during a visit to the Guru Nanak Food Bank in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday May 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
A motorist remains in their vehicle as they wait for crews to make sure they can leave safely, after power lines and utility poles came down onto their car during a major storm, on Merivale Road in Ottawa, on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says emergency alerts that broadcast over the cell network to warn of severe weather should be improved to make sure they're getting to the right people at the right time.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

A motorist remains in their vehicle as they wait for crews to make sure they can leave safely, after power lines and utility poles came down onto their car during a major storm, on Merivale Road in Ottawa, on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says emergency alerts that broadcast over the cell network to warn of severe weather should be improved to make sure they're getting to the right people at the right time.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Man who shot hunters testifies he cut up gun, lied to police out of fear of jail

Man who shot hunters testifies he cut up gun, lied to police out of fear of jail

A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range south west of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta town endorses community-developed policy saying no to coal mining in Rockies

Alberta town endorses community-developed policy saying no to coal mining in Rockies

A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range south west of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Commissioners Leanne Fitch, Michael MacDonald, chair, and Kim Stanton, left to right, attend the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, N.S. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Lawyers for some of the families killed during the rampage have been instructed to boycott hearings over the commission's decision to limit testimony by some senior RCMP officers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Victims’ families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

Victims’ families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

Commissioners Leanne Fitch, Michael MacDonald, chair, and Kim Stanton, left to right, attend the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, N.S. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Lawyers for some of the families killed during the rampage have been instructed to boycott hearings over the commission's decision to limit testimony by some senior RCMP officers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, speaks during an announcement regarding the Government of Canada’s ongoing efforts to protect Canadians from the threat of gun violence during a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Women’s groups warn Liberals against ‘downloading’ gun control to potential victims

Women’s groups warn Liberals against ‘downloading’ gun control to potential victims

Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, speaks during an announcement regarding the Government of Canada’s ongoing efforts to protect Canadians from the threat of gun violence during a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, provides an update on the Government of Canada's actions and investments to support Indigenous communities regarding the ongoing impacts of residential schools during an announcement in Ottawa on Monday, May 16, 2022. Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says his government will join a court challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the Supreme Court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec’s Bill 21 at Supreme Court

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec’s Bill 21 at Supreme Court

David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, provides an update on the Government of Canada's actions and investments to support Indigenous communities regarding the ongoing impacts of residential schools during an announcement in Ottawa on Monday, May 16, 2022. Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says his government will join a court challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the Supreme Court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Shipping containers placed by authorities block a key highway to capital city in an attempt to foil a planned rally, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Pakistani authorities blocked off all major roads into the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, after a defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would march with demonstrators to the city center for a rally he hopes will bring down the government and force early elections.(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Defiant Pakistani ex-PM Khan urges followers to banned rally

Defiant Pakistani ex-PM Khan urges followers to banned rally

Shipping containers placed by authorities block a key highway to capital city in an attempt to foil a planned rally, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Pakistani authorities blocked off all major roads into the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, after a defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would march with demonstrators to the city center for a rally he hopes will bring down the government and force early elections.(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
FILE - In this April 12, 2022, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma's Legislature has given final legislative approval to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill. Abortion providers say once the bill is signed, it would be the most restrictive abortion ban in effect in the country. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

FILE - In this April 12, 2022, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma's Legislature has given final legislative approval to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill. Abortion providers say once the bill is signed, it would be the most restrictive abortion ban in effect in the country. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)
Two men carry a wooded panel next to heavily damaged buildings and destroyed cars in a Russian bombing in Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The town of Bakhmut has been coming under increasing artillery strikes, particularly over the last week, as Russian forces try to press forward to encircle the city of Sieverodonetsk to the northeast. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Russia takes steps to bolster army, tighten grip on Ukraine

Russia takes steps to bolster army, tighten grip on Ukraine

Two men carry a wooded panel next to heavily damaged buildings and destroyed cars in a Russian bombing in Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The town of Bakhmut has been coming under increasing artillery strikes, particularly over the last week, as Russian forces try to press forward to encircle the city of Sieverodonetsk to the northeast. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Crime scene tape surrounds Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 fourth-graders and their two teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

‘Horrifying’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

‘Horrifying’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

Crime scene tape surrounds Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Desperation turned to heart-wrenching sorrow for families of grade schoolers killed after an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in their Texas classroom and began shooting, killing at least 19 fourth-graders and their two teachers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Incumbent Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger talks with supporters during an election night party Tuesday evening, May 24, 2022, at a small restaurant in Peachtree Corners, Ga. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

‘Trump is in the past’: Mounting losses show limits of power

‘Trump is in the past’: Mounting losses show limits of power

Incumbent Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger talks with supporters during an election night party Tuesday evening, May 24, 2022, at a small restaurant in Peachtree Corners, Ga. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)