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True motive of B.C. bank shooting may never be known, says criminologist

True motive of B.C. bank shooting may never be known, says criminologist

Questions of what would motivate twin brothers to enter a British Columbia bank dressed in body armour and prepared for a gun battle remain unanswered, but a criminologist sees similarities to two other young men who terrified Canadians in 2019.
Conservative party disqualifies candidate Patrick Brown from leadership race

Conservative party disqualifies candidate Patrick Brown from leadership race

OTTAWA — The campaign for Patrick Brown said it was consulting its legal team after the leadership election organizing committee of the federal Conservatives voted to disqualify him from the race late Tuesday.
July 4 shooting suspect charged with seven counts of first-degree murder

July 4 shooting suspect charged with seven counts of first-degree murder

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Residents cheered and applauded prosecutors and police Tuesday as the alleged perpetrator of a deadly Fourth of July shooting rampage in a Chicago suburb was charged with seven counts of first-degree murder.
B.C. police officers recovering after bank shootout overwhelmed by support

B.C. police officers recovering after bank shootout overwhelmed by support

SAANICH, B.C. — An officer who was injured in a deadly shootout outside a bank in Saanich, B.C., last week remains in intensive care after three surgeries. Saanich Chief Const.
Assembly of First Nations delegates reject resolution calling for chief's suspension

Assembly of First Nations delegates reject resolution calling for chief's suspension

VANCOUVER — An emergency resolution before the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting to reaffirm the suspension of National Chief RoseAnne Archibald has failed in Vancouver.
Lightning storms spark dozens of wildfires in Yukon, heat warning issued

Lightning storms spark dozens of wildfires in Yukon, heat warning issued

WHITEHORSE — Wildfires are breaking out across Yukon as lightning pummels the territory and a heat wave wears on, a fire information officer says.

Few arrests made during 'unprecedented' Ottawa police operation on Canada Day weekend

Ottawa police say they "met the challenges" of the busy Canada Day long weekend, which featured the first in-person celebrations since the pandemic began alongside protests.
Group warns of online child luring surge after Edmonton teen's alleged kidnapping

Group warns of online child luring surge after Edmonton teen's alleged kidnapping

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says it is seeing an alarming increase in reports of children being lured online as a man accused of kidnapping a girl from Edmonton appeared in a United States courtroom Tuesday
More than half of Canada's AstraZeneca vaccine doses expired, will be thrown out

More than half of Canada's AstraZeneca vaccine doses expired, will be thrown out

OTTAWA — Canada is about to toss more than half of its doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because it couldn't find any takers for it either at home or abroad.
Tamara Lich breached conditions by appearing with fellow convoy leader: Crown

Tamara Lich breached conditions by appearing with fellow convoy leader: Crown

OTTAWA — The Crown is seeking to revoke bail for Tamara Lich, a leader of the “Freedom Convoy,” after she appeared alongside a fellow organizer in an alleged breach of her conditions.