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  1. Quebec man found guilty of attempting to leave Canada to join ISIL

    06.19 / 22:05 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press MONTREAL — A Quebec man was found guilty Monday of attempting to leave the country to participate in activities of a terrorist group — becoming just one of a few Canadians convicted of a charge that carries a maximum 10-year sentence. In handing down his ruling, Quebec court Judge Serge Delisle said Ismael Habib's version of events lacked credibility. "Did Ismael Habib intend to participate in or knowingly contribute to a terrorist activity?," Delisle wrote in a 15-pag…
  2. NHL coach 'Scotty' Bowman among Order of Hockey recipients

    06.19 / 22:05 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By 650 CKOM Outstanding contributors to hockey in Canada were honoured in Saskatoon Monday. The city is hosting the 14th annual Hockey Canada Gala and Golf event running June 19-20. The Order of Hockey in Canada was awarded to several recipients as part of the prestigious annual fundraiser. Among the honourees– legendary NHL coach William “Scotty” Bowman. Bowman holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup... // Read Full…
  3. Harassment case hears about four handguns shipped to U.S. inside a computer

    06.19 / 22:05 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — A Canadian man accused of harassing his ex-wife in the United States was told by police she feared he would secretly cross the border and attack her, a British Columbia Supreme Court jury heard Monday. RCMP Const. Jean-Philippe Dupont presented parts of an interview he witnessed another officer conduct with Patrick Fox in July 2016. Fox was later charged with one count of criminal harassment involving his ex-wife, Desiree Capuano, who complained to police f…
  4. Car rams police vehicle on famed Paris avenue; attacker dies

    06.19 / 22:05 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press PARIS — A man on the radar of French authorities for extremism was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying arms and explosives into a police convoy on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees Avenue, setting off a fiery blast and a cloud of orange smoke, officials said. France's anti-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation. Gendarmes jumped out of the vehicle, ran to the car, smashed its windows and pulled out the driver in an apparent attempt to save him, according to w…
  5. Man convicted of sex attack seeks legal records in bid to discredit victim

    06.19 / 22:05 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press EDMONTON — A man convicted of sexually assaulting an indigenous woman whom the Crown had jailed and shackled to ensure her testimony has applied for legal records to try to discredit her as he seeks a mistrial. Lance David Blanchard was found guilty in December of aggravated sexual assault, kidnapping, unlawful confinement, possession of a weapon and making a death threat in the 2014 attack. The victim, a 28-year-old homeless woman, died in 2015 in an unrelated shooti…
  6. Canadians Humana-Paredes and Pavan 4th on beach volleyball World Tour

    06.18 / 22:11 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Canada's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan just missed the podium at a beach volleyball World Tour event on Sunday. Toronto's Humana-Paredes and Pavan, from Kitchener, Ont., dropped a 2-1 (16-21, 21-13, 15-11) decision to Brazil's Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda "Duda" Santos Lisboa. "Fourth is always super disappointing, to miss out on two medal opportunities stings a lot but at the same time is motivating to get back on that podium," Hu…
  7. Coming Liberal bills to reform Access to Information, national security measures

    06.18 / 22:11 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — The Trudeau government plans to cap the spring sitting of Parliament with long-awaited legislation on Access to Information and national security — bills unlikely to be debated by MPs in a serious way until the fall.  With just days left before MPs are slated to retreat to their ridings for the summer, the bills will — at the very least — signal the government's intention to fulfil key promises. The government had promised an initial wave of changes to the Acc…
  8. Mother: Son tried to save Navy shipmates after collision

    06.18 / 22:11 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press YOKOSUKA, Japan — The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea said her son kept diving to try to save his shipmates until the flooded berth began running out of air pockets, while others — believing the ship was under attack — hurried to man the guns. Mia Sykes of Raleigh, North Carolina, told The Associated Press on Sunday that her 19-year-old son, Brayden Harden, was knocked out of his bunk by the impac…
  9. De Grasse runs blistering - but wind-aided - 9.69 to win in Stockholm

    06.18 / 22:11 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press A stiff breeze may have kept sprint star Andre De Grasse from a Canadian record. But with his blistering victory in the 100 metres at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm on Sunday, the 22-year-old from Markham, Ont., served notice that the national mark isn't long for the books. De Grasse crossed in 9.69 seconds, one of the fastest wind-aided times in history, and what would have been a Canadian record and a big personal best. But the wind reading was an illegal 4.8 m…
  10. NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus promises help for indigenous kids

    06.18 / 22:11 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — NDP leadership candidate Charlie Angus is promising to find better ways to protect the interests of First Nations, Metis and Inuit children — including by dismantling the Indigenous Affairs Department. The Ontario MP said he would create a federal ombudsperson for indigenous children, who would have the legal authority to order government departments to comply with policies aimed at improving child welfare. Last month, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal found …
  11. Flames land goalie Smith from Coyotes for Johnson, Hickey and conditional pick

    06.17 / 22:14 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press CALGARY — The Calgary Flames acquired veteran goaltender Mike Smith from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for a conditional 2018 third-round pick, defensive prospect Brandon Hickey and the rights to unrestricted free agent goalie Chad Johnson. As Calgary gets the starter it has been looking for, Arizona is now in the market for a new No. 1 in net after completing this deal prior to the NHL's trade freeze for the Vegas expansion draft. Smith had been with the Coyotes for…
  12. Frazier, Davidson, Abreu hit solo homers to lift White Sox over Blue Jays 5-2

    06.17 / 22:14 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press TORONTO — Even in the face of back-to-back losses to the last-place Chicago White Sox, Marcus Stroman brims with confidence. "I'm sure we'll rattle off 10 in a row here soon," Stroman said after he gave up three solo homers in the Blue Jays' 5-2 loss to the White Sox on Saturday afternoon. "Nothing changes from the group, we realize we're going to go through stretches like this and that's why we stay confident day in and day out." Blue Jays manager John Gibbons agree…
  13. Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting

    06.17 / 22:14 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit — and possibly a weapon — on him. The acquittal of a Minnesota officer in the death of a licensed gun owner who volunteered that he had a gun seconds before being fatally shot during a traffic stop adds to the worries of African-American gun owners about how they are treated by police and society. Acknowledging that they have a weapon, they said, can o…
  14. 58 people confirmed or presumed dead from London tower fire

    06.17 / 22:14 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press London police on Saturday raised to 58 the number of deaths either confirmed or presumed following the horrific inferno that turned the city's Grenfell Tower public housing block into a charred hulk. Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbours demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so many of the tower's 600-odd residents. British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of…
  15. Health Canada warns of shortage of drug used to treat a number of conditions

    06.17 / 22:14 cjme.com Cjme.com - Saskatchewan
    By The Canadian Press OTTAWA — A recall of a drug used to treat critically ill patients has prompted some Canadian health authorities to begin rationing it for only the most serious cases. Sodium bicarbonate is used to combat buildup of acid in the blood, in open heart surgery, as an antidote to certain poisons, in cases of organ failure, and in some types of cancer chemotherapy. Officials with Alberta Health Services say the province had about a six-to-seven-week supply of injectable so…