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Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

TORONTO — Prosecutors in Jacob Hoggard's sexual assault trial suggested Wednesday that the Hedley frontman lied about his encounters with a teenage fan and a young woman, pointing to several other instances in which he lied to get out of "difficult s
Victims' families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

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

TRURO, N.S. — The relatives of victims of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting have told their lawyers to boycott the public inquiry investigating the tragedy, after its commissioners decided to prevent cross-examination of key Mountie witnesses.
Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

MONTREAL — Quebec's hydro utility says more than 80,000 customers are still without power following last weekend's violent storm that left a trail of damage from Gatineau to Quebec City.
Quebec bill would give Alzheimer's patients access to medical aid in dying

Quebec bill would give Alzheimer's patients access to medical aid in dying

MONTREAL — Quebec has tabled a bill that would extend the province's assisted death legislation to people with Alzheimer's disease.
Peter Nygard sexual assault case to return to Montreal courtroom in July

Peter Nygard sexual assault case to return to Montreal courtroom in July

MONTREAL — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's sexual assault and forcible confinement case in Quebec will return to a Montreal courtroom July 8.
French Conservative debate, Tamara Lich bail hearing : In The News for May 25

French Conservative debate, Tamara Lich bail hearing : In The News for May 25

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 May 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $70 million draw. Only one of the 15 available $1 million Maxmillion prizes was claimed, by someone from the Atlantic provinces.
Victoria airport reopens after RCMP investigate suspicious device in luggage

Victoria airport reopens after RCMP investigate suspicious device in luggage

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — The Victoria International Airport has reopened after all commercial flights were cancelled Tuesday following the discovery of something that police said looked like "an incendiary device" in someone's luggage.
Trudeau cancels appearance at event in B.C. after protesters hurl racial slurs

Trudeau cancels appearance at event in B.C. after protesters hurl racial slurs

SURREY, B.C.
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard has emphatically denied raping a teenager and a young woman nearly six years ago, testifying Tuesday that both encounters were consensual and "passionate.