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Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

Just for Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon found not guilty on sex charges

MONTREAL — The founder of the Just for Laughs festival, Gilbert Rozon, was found not guilty of rape and indecent assault by a Quebec court judge on Tuesday. Judge Melanie Hebert said the acquittal does not mean the alleged actions did not occur.
RCMP commits to changes in how it collects, uses information about protesters

RCMP commits to changes in how it collects, uses information about protesters

OTTAWA — The RCMP has agreed to revamp its policies on the collection and use of information about protesters after a watchdog expressed fresh concerns, a notable shift from the police force's position only months ago.
Better crash probes and more care for families needed, Goodale says in PS752 report

Better crash probes and more care for families needed, Goodale says in PS752 report

OTTAWA — Canada's special adviser on the federal response to Iran's January shootdown of a Ukraine International Airlines jetliner says changes are needed in international aviation rules to allow for "more credible" crash investigations.
Indigenous activist pleased to hear Cleveland's baseball team planning name change

Indigenous activist pleased to hear Cleveland's baseball team planning name change

Indigenous activist Douglas Cardinal applauded the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday for planning to change their team name and predicted it could have a "ripple effect" on other clubs with similar monikers.
As anxieties grow over CERB notices, Qualtrough says no requirement to repay now

As anxieties grow over CERB notices, Qualtrough says no requirement to repay now

OTTAWA — The letter that John Cosgrove received in late November from the Canada Revenue Agency wasn't entirely clear, but he knew something was amiss.
PQ member Harold LeBel removed from caucus after 'very serious' sex assault complaint

PQ member Harold LeBel removed from caucus after 'very serious' sex assault complaint

MONTREAL — A Parti Quebecois member of the legislature has been dumped by his party after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. Quebec provincial police arrested Harold LeBel, 58, in Rimouski, Que.
Canada to receive early shipment of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine before year's end

Canada to receive early shipment of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine before year's end

OTTAWA — The U.S. biotech firm Moderna is set to start delivering thousands of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to Canada ahead of schedule this month, as long as it is approved it for use.
Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

OTTAWA — Five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued its final report, commissioners Murray Sinclair, Wilton Littlechild and Marie Wilson are coming together to voice their concerns about the slow pace of reconciliation in Canada.
Prosecution rests case against Toronto's van attack killer; trial nears end

Prosecution rests case against Toronto's van attack killer; trial nears end

TORONTO — The six-week trial for the man who killed 10 people by deliberately driving a van onto a busy Toronto sidewalk is nearing an end as the final witness finished his testimony Tuesday. Dr.

A timeline of events in Canada's fight against COVID-19

Here's a timeline of key developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada since the first presumptive case was reported on Jan. 25: Jan.