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Quebec 'clairvoyant medium' charged under obscure sorcery law

A Quebec man who advertised his services as a “clairvoyant medium” is in trouble for not delivering on his prophecies after being charged for falsely claiming to practise witchcraft and sorcery. 276 more words


High-tech pepper spray takes photo of attacker, alerts police

UPDATE (Aug. 13): A spokesperson for The Defender confirmed to Global News that the device will only be available in U.S. markets at launch, however the company is looking into ways to comply with Canadian regulations. 602 more words


Controversial "dying with dignity" legislation brings discussion around euthanasia to the forefront

Only a handful countries allow certain individuals to take their own lives with the help of a doctor. Some countries like Great Britain are contemplating passing a law that would legalise assisted suicide. 1,570 more words


Fraud, breach of trust and bribery: what the charges against Mike Duffy mean

Sen. Mike Duffy faces 31 charges stemming from alleged violations of four sections of the Criminal Code. Here’s a summary of the offences and penalties if he is found guilty. 374 more words