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at 19:43 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

No preliminary hearing for accused B.C. polygamist, case heads straight to trial

VANCOUVER - A lawyer prosecuting the accused polygamist leader of a fundamentalist Mormon commune has opted to forego a preliminary inquiry and head straight to trial.

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at 19:40 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Alleged crime scene renovations shock lawyer in Dalhousie student murder case

HALIFAX - Renovations to an apartment that is the alleged crime scene in a murder case involving two Dalhousie University students were criticized Wednesday by a lawyer who says the work has hampered his ability to defend his client.

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at 18:56 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

NDP riding president tossed for urging voters to back Green candidate

OTTAWA - The president of the NDP riding association in Ontario's Parry Sound-Muskoka has been turfed for urging voters to support the Green candidate.

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at 18:55 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Newfoundland mayor wants 'dysfunctional' council dissolved for new election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The mayor of a small Newfoundland town says its "dysfunctional" council is so stacked against him it would vote down a cure for childhood cancer if he was the one promoting it.

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at 18:41 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Quebec health minister insists dying patients must get help to ease suffering

QUEBEC - Terminally ill patients in Quebec who seek medical aid in dying must be provided with the service even if some doctors are against it, Quebec's health minister said Wednesday.

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at 18:36 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Winnipeg man accused of sending letter bombs to hear Friday if he gets bail

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man accused of sending a letter bomb that caused a lawyer to lose her hand will find out later this week if he will get bail.

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