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National News

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17.12.2014

Some notable cases involving not criminally responsible defence

Jurors in the case of Christopher Husbands convicted him Wednesday of two counts of second-degree murder and other offences in a deadly shooting at a downtown Toronto mall, and in doing so rejected the defence's contention he should be found not criminally responsible.

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17.12.2014

Father pleased reporting restrictions eased on Rehtaeh Parsons' name

HALIFAX - When a judge placed a publication ban on Rehtaeh Parsons' identity, Glen Canning began wearing a T-shirt to court bearing his daughter's name in a campaign that ended Wednesday as reporting restrictions in the child pornography case were eased.

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17.12.2014

Dalhousie University students face restorative justice for Facebook posts

HALIFAX - Dalhousie University is proceeding with a restorative justice process to resolve complaints about sexually violent comments posted on a Facebook group page about female dentistry students, the university's president said Wednesday.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

17.12.2014

B.C.'s old Riverview Hospital to offer substance-abuse, mental-health programs

COQUITLAM, B.C. - What was once the home for Metro Vancouver's mentally ill will soon be the location of a rehabilitation and recovery program for those battling mental-health and substance-abuse issues.

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17.12.2014

B.C. First Nation still plans to open luxury hospital for tourists, Canadians

KELOWNA, B.C. - Plans for a for-profit hospital on Westbank First Nation land in West Kelowna, B.C., in are still alive despite years of apparent inactivity, says the band's leader.

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