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Huawei executive has strong arguments to avoid extradition to U.S.: ambassador

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 8:56am

OTTAWA — John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says there are strong legal arguments Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou can make to help her avoid extradition to the United States.

Meng was arrested Dec. 1 in Vancouver at the behest of U.S. authorities, who have alleged she used a Huawei.....

Forensics officer to be questioned about jacket in Dennis Oland murder trial

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 6:29am

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — It will be an important day for Dennis Oland's defence team.

Const. Dave MacDonald, a forensics officer with the Saint John police force, will be cross-examined by defence lawyers today about the seizure and handling of the brown Hugo Boss jacket Oland was wearing when.....

Pride Toronto members vote to keep uniformed police officers out of parade

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 6:25am

TORONTO — Members of Pride Toronto have voted against allowing the city's uniformed police officers to participate in this year's parade.

The vote comes about three months after the organization lifted a ban on uniformed officers taking part in the annual event, saying the force was welcome to apply.....

Closing arguments at trial of accused in slaying of Calgary Stampeders player

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 3:00am

CALGARY — Final arguments are to be heard today at the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of a Calgary Stampeders football player.

Nelson Lugela, 21, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Mylan Hicks outside the Marquee Beer Market in Calgary on Sept......