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Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition case keep law experts in a muddle

VANCOUVER - Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal experts say it's unclear when or even if they might get the chance....

posted: April 20,2014





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Monster ice jam passes through New Brunswick village, water levels stabilizing

PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. - The northwestern New Brunswick village of Perth-Andover is breathing a sigh of relief now that water levels have stabilized in the community, which was devastated by flooding two years ago....


Only the elite allowed to shop at government of Canada's official gift store

OTTAWA - Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the cash register to buy coffee mugs adorned with Mounties....


Ailing Mounties fear new rules that make medical dismissals easier

OTTAWA - The RCMP is making it simpler to release officers with serious medical problems, prompting fears that many ill members will be sent packing without due process or the means to fight their dismissal....


U.S. expert recommends boosting apprenticeships in Canada in new report

OTTAWA - A respected American labour specialist says governments, educators and employers should work together to boost the number of apprenticeships for young Canadians in a collaborative approach that would yield "significant payoffs."...


Manitoba doesn't have right to know about apprehended kids on reserves: chiefs

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's top aboriginal leaders say the province doesn't have the right to know about or track children seized by child welfare agencies on reserves....


Canadian Space Agency boss insists his appointment does not spell militarization

MONTREAL - The head of the Canadian Space Agency, a former top general, insists his appointment as president last August does not signal the militarization of the federal department....






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