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at 17:54 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
B.C. terror trial sees video of accused allegedly planting pressure-cooker bomb
VANCOUVER - A jury sat riveted in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday watching video of a short, hooded figure hiding a package in the flower bushes near the legislature buildings in the early hours of July 1, 2013.
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at 17:51 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
No new assisted death law before election, but consultations soon: MacKay
OTTAWA - The federal government will not introduce new legislation to govern doctor-assisted dying before the expected October federal election, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said Monday.
at 17:44 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
New CSIS powers not as frightening as they seem: Harper's security adviser
OTTAWA - Planned new powers for Canada's spy agency seem scarier than they really are, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper's national security adviser.
at 17:39 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Montreal taxi bureau has seized 40 vehicles from UberX since early March
MONTREAL - The City of Montreal's taxi bureau is cracking down on ride-sharing service UberX and has seized 40 vehicles from drivers in recent weeks.
at 17:23 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Conservatives commit $13.5M for pre-election budget-ad blitz in April, May
OTTAWA - The Conservative government has booked $13.5 million for an all-out, co-ordinated blitz in April and May to advertise its 2015 pre-election budget.
at 17:22 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Canadian stranded in Nepal says Ottawa not doing enough to bring citizens home
Canada is sending more relief supplies to earthquake-stricken Nepal, promising to match donations to a fund specifically set up to help — and defending itself from claims that affected Canadians aren't getting the assistance they need.
Former Kandahar combat commander named as Canada's next defence chief
OTTAWA - A former combat commander who has led operations at home and overseas has been appointed to the country's top military job.
at 17:19 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Parliament's omission of Srebrenica from genocide motion raises Bosnian eyebrows
OTTAWA - The Bosnian government is calling on the Canadian Parliament to correct its "mistake" of not including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during its Friday recognition of 20th century genocides.
at 17:18 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Senate moves to keep internal report on residency from Duffy trial
OTTAWA - The Senate is attempting to block the release of a politically sensitive audit it quietly conducted into the residency status of all senators, the Mike Duffy trial heard Monday.
Trudeau vows to bolster support for police, fire fighters as he showcases Blair
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau is backing up his latest star recruit — newly retired Toronto police chief Bill Blair — with promises that a Liberal government would beef up support for first responders.
at 17:17 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Winnipeg police looking for 'person of interest' in deaths of two street men
WINNIPEG - Police in Winnipeg have removed trash bins from a downtown alley as officers investigate the weekend deaths of two city men who spent much of their time on the streets.
at 17:15 on April 27, 2015, EDT.
Bail hearing in June for two Montreal teens in terrorism case
MONTREAL - Two Montreal teens who each face four terrorism-related charges will have a bail hearing in early June.
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