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Longer jail sentence for Manitoba man convicted in mother's death

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg man who left his mother on a floor for weeks until she died has been ordered to spend more time behind bars.

No mistrial for con man guilty in romantic partner scam but can argue for stay

TORONTO — A man found guilty of defrauding his romantic partner lost his bid to have the judge declare a mistrial on Friday but will get the chance to reargue his position that charges against him should be stayed.
Greta, food waste and a wild ride in a stolen pickup; In-The-News for Oct. 18

Greta, food waste and a wild ride in a stolen pickup; In-The-News for Oct. 18

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 18. What we are watching in Canada ...
Fewer than 850 irregular border crossers deported, hundreds more in limbo

Fewer than 850 irregular border crossers deported, hundreds more in limbo

Multiple options for appeals, diplomatic difficulties and changing global conditions mean only a small fraction of the people who've crossed into Canada from the U.S.
Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

OTTAWA — Four days before Canadians go to the polls, the leaders of Canada's three largest federal parties argued Thursday over how the country will be governed if there is no clear winner on election day.
Alberta truck convoy plans counter-protest to climate rally with Greta Thunberg

Alberta truck convoy plans counter-protest to climate rally with Greta Thunberg

EDMONTON — A group of Alberta oil and gas supporters is planning a counter-rally Friday as Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg brings her fight for a greener future to the home province of Canada's energy industry.
Man tried twice in case of murdered Winnipeg teen sues for wrongful conviction

Man tried twice in case of murdered Winnipeg teen sues for wrongful conviction

OTTAWA — Lawyers representing a man suing the Manitoba government for wrongful conviction say the negative feelings towards their client in Winnipeg remain so intense that he could not find a local lawyer to represent him.
Montreal to ban stores from dumping unsold clothes, food as part of waste plan

Montreal to ban stores from dumping unsold clothes, food as part of waste plan

Montreal is hoping to stop perfectly good food and unsold clothing from ending up in landfills as part of a plan to significantly cut waste by targeting the source.
Bail hearing in RCMP secrets case to conclude with final submissions

Bail hearing in RCMP secrets case to conclude with final submissions

OTTAWA — Final submissions will be made Friday at a bail hearing for Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law.
'A mess out here:' Manitoba farmers struggling with wet crops after snowstorm

'A mess out here:' Manitoba farmers struggling with wet crops after snowstorm

WINNIPEG — More Manitoba residents saw their electricity restored Thursday — one week after a major snowstorm brought down power poles and transmission towers and delivered another wallop to farmers.