CALGARY — A judge has ruled an 86-year-old Calgary man charged with killing his wife will not stand trial, agreeing with a psychiatrist that Siegfried van Zuiden's worsening dementia has rendered him medically unfit.
MONTREAL — Vowing to bring "a little spice" to Canada's 150th birthday celebrations, the leader of the Parti Quebecois launched an alternative campaign Friday to counter what he called the propaganda of the official events.
TORONTO — A constable who bloodied a man during a wrongful arrest almost nine years ago remains on active duty despite a scathing decision by a judge, who recently found the officer liable for $28,500 in damages for assault and malicious prosecution.
HALIFAX — Former soldier Lionel Desmond and his wife Shanna were in counselling as the pair struggled to deal with his post-traumatic stress disorder, and she seemed content the day before they died in a murder-suicide, friends and family said.
OTTAWA — Bruce Heyman is stepping down as the top representative of the United States government in Canada, forced out of his post alongside other political appointees as president-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.