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OTTAWA - For a few moments that must have felt like an eternity, the prime minister of Canada stood hiding in a closet-like space within the Conservative caucus room.

The Mounties who are assigned to

OTTAWA - Members of the Canadian military in the Ottawa area have been told stop wearing their uniforms in public, with the exception of going back and forth to work.

While it has not been made a gen

MONTREAL - Canadians should expect sweeping security and surveillance measures following attacks against the military in Quebec and Ottawa, says the man who helped expose wide-ranging government monit

OTTAWA - Lawyer Barbara Winters was headed to a meeting Wednesday near her office at the Canada Revenue Agency when she passed the National War Memorial, stopping to snap a few pictures of the two hon

OTTAWA - Those familiar with the Parliament Hill gunman in his final days say he was angry about failing to get a passport and struggled with drug addiction.

Norman LeBlanc, a 60-year-old former truc

REGINA - An advocacy group that says Canada's prisons are becoming "bloated human warehouses" has released its own ideas on how to address overcrowding.

"We're not in a position to implement any of t

HALIFAX - A judge has granted a publication ban on a preliminary assessment of the case of a Nova Scotia man whose murder conviction may have been the result of a miscarriage of justice.

The lawyers

An Inuit land claim group says Nunavut's justice system must be reformed to reflect the high number of people in the territory who experience trauma or sexual violence.

A report from Nunavut Tunngavi

OTTAWA - A national security expert is urging the Harper government to reflect calmly on the shooting incident in Ottawa before changing counter-terrorism laws.

Wesley Wark, who teaches at the Univer

TORONTO - Toronto voters head to the polls next week to chose a successor to Mayor Rob Ford, who dropped out of the race for re-election after being diagnosed with cancer.