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Man behind 2009 hostage-taking in Edmonton has statutory release revoked

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Man behind 2009 hostage-taking in Edmonton has statutory release revoked

The Parole Board of Canada says a man who took nine people hostage at gunpoint in Edmonton will remain in custody for breaching the conditions of his parole, including using methamphetamine and hiring a prostitute.Patrick Clayton was armed with a rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition in 2009 when he forced the hostages into a…

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Saint-Henri restaurant and Projet Montreal offices targeted by vandals

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Saint-Henri restaurant and Projet Montreal offices targeted by vandals

Police are investigating what is being described as acts of vandalism in Montreal’s Saint-Henri neighbourhood late Friday night.Police were called to corner of Notre-Dame and Workman streets at 11:30 p.m., after a group of roughly 10 people — wearing hoods and masks — blockaded the road with recycling bins before smashing several windows at the…

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Woman sentenced to life in fatal Muskoday First Nation domestic dispute

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Woman sentenced to life in fatal Muskoday First Nation domestic dispute

A Saskatchewan woman who fatally stabbed her fiance with a kitchen knife during a domestic dispute sobbed openly today as she was sentenced to life in prison.Robin Laura Ermine, 30, was found guilty earlier this week of second-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Evan Bear.READ MORE: Woman guilty of murder in domestic dispute stabbing on…

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Woman guilty of murder in domestic dispute stabbing on Muskoday First Nation

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Woman guilty of murder in domestic dispute stabbing on Muskoday First Nation

A woman has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally stabbing her fiancé during a domestic dispute on the Muskoday First Nation.Robyn Laura Ermine, 30, killed Evan Bear, 27, two years ago on the Saskatchewan reserve. Story continues below Related Students had a look of ‘horror on their faces’: La Loche shooting victim Hannah Leflar’s…

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Man in hospital after stabbing on grounds of Montreal’s 375th birthday celebrations

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Man in hospital after stabbing on grounds of Montreal’s 375th birthday celebrations

A 23-year-old man is recovering in hospital after what police are describing as an armed assault.Police spokesperson Manuel Couture, said the victim flagged down officers at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on the grounds of Montreal’s 375th anniversary festivities — just south of de la Commune Street and Place Jacques-Cartier.READ MORE: Montreal celebrating its 375th birthday todayAccording to Couture,…

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Man in custody after reports of armed robbery near Kings Wharf Place: Halifax police

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Man in custody after reports of armed robbery near Kings Wharf Place: Halifax police

Halifax Regional Police have a man in custody after a reported break-and-enter at a residential building on Kings Wharf Place in Dartmouth on Wednesday morning.According to police, officers responded to a break-and-enter in progress shortly after 10:15 a.m. An anonymous caller had reported that four men, potentially armed with firearms, were attempting to break into…

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Newfoundland man charged after taking pickup truck through car wash — with his dog in the back

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Newfoundland man charged after taking pickup truck through car wash — with his dog in the back

A man has been charged after a pickup truck went into an automatic car wash in Labrador with a dog exposed in the back.RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay say they were called shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday about the dog, and identified a 41-year-old man from Glovertown, N.L.READ MORE: PETA offering $5K reward for information on…

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New Brunswick RCMP arrest man, woman in connection to drug seizure

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New Brunswick RCMP arrest man, woman in connection to drug seizure

New Brunswick RCMP say a man and a woman were arrested after police executed a search warrant for a home in Dieppe, N.B. on Tuesday afternoon.Police say they seized various quantities of what they believe to be cocaine, crack cocaine, hydromorphone, methamphetamine, and a quantity of undetermined prescription tablets at the home.Brandon Leblanc, 23, appeared in Moncton Provincial…

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Kamloops RCMP seeking Good Samaritan

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Kamloops RCMP seeking Good Samaritan

Police in Kamloops are looking to identify a man who drove two injured men to a hospital.In the morning of May 16, two men arrived at the emergency department of the Royal Inland Hospital- one of whom sustained a gunshot wound.A concerned citizen picked up the two men in the downtown area between 6:15 a.m….

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Jury hears William Sandeson told roommate not to come home on night of alleged murder

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Jury hears William Sandeson told roommate not to come home on night of alleged murder

William Sandeson’s former roommate took the stand Tuesday at the 24-year-old’s first-degree murder trial.Dylan Zinck, 24, told the seven-man, seven-woman jury he had been living with Sandeson at 1210 Henry St. for nearly a year before he was arrested and charged with murder.Sandeson is accused of killing fellow Dalhousie student Taylor Samson, 22.His body was never found. Story…

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