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Jury in Antonio Accurso's Laval collusion trial is sequestered

The jury in Antonio Accurso’s second trial, on charges alleging he took part in a system of collusion when the city of Laval awarded contracts before they were put to tender, is now sequestered. 615 more words

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Man to serve 8 years for sexually assaulting stepdaughter from age 6

A man who sexually assaulted his stepdaughter for years, beginning when she was just six years old, was sentenced to an eight-year prison term at the Montreal courthouse on Tuesday. 575 more words

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Quebec mosque shooting: Crown wants 150-year sentence for Bissonnette

QUEBEC — Alexandre Bissonnette’s crimes were so vile, so unprecedented, so meticulously planned, so cold-bloodedly carried out, so clearly spurred by bigotry, so devastating to so many people that he should spend the rest of his life behind bars, a Crown prosecutor argued Tuesday. 857 more words

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Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information

NEW YORK — A former CIA employee was charged Monday with stealing classified national defence information from the agency that emerged publicly in March 2017, when WikiLeaks began releasing some of the CIA’s hacking tools. 537 more words


Daughter of Mom Boucher faces new charges

The daughter of former Hells Angels leader Maurice (Mom) Boucher was arrested by the Sûreté du Québec on Saturday, a little more than a month after she was sentenced to house arrest for being in possession of cash generated by a major drug-trafficking ring linked to the biker gang. 394 more words

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Quebec mosque shooting: Bissonnette has no ideology, defence lawyer argues

QUEBEC — Alexandre Bissonnette was not motivated by a racist ideology. He is mentally disturbed but can be rehabilitated. And he deeply regrets the Quebec City mosque massacre… 830 more words

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Patrick Ouellet trial: "It was like a nightmare," testifies SQ officer whose 134 km/h unmarked car killed a young boy

A Sûreté du Québec officer charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a five-year-old boy in a very controversial case testified in his own defence on Monday as his trial neared its end at the Longueuil courthouse. 718 more words

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