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Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau leaves court in Gatineau, Que Tuesday May 19, 2015. Tony Caldwell/Ottawa Sun/Postmedia Network

Brazeau charged with drunk driving

Sen. Patrick Brazeau is to appear in Gatineau on Tuesday on new charges of drunk driving and refusing to submit to an alcohol test.While refusing to identify the senator by name, Sûreté du Québec spokesman Marc Tessier confirmed Thursday that "a 41-year-old man was arrested April 3 on Highway 148 in the municipality of Mayo" after the SQ was called.

In this photo illustration a European Union referendum postal voting form, waits to be signed on June 1, 2016 in Knutsford, U.K. (Photo by illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

'Move to Canada' trends on Google after EU vote

Better hurry up, Brits. The anti-Trump migrants are already taking up all the good igloos. Once again, in the aftermath of the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, those who lost the vote appear to be seeking a common Plan B: move to Canada.

Wildfires in Fort McMurray. (Courtesy Mary Sexsmith)

1,600 structures razed

As firefighters prepare to spend the day doing battle with a wildfire that is burning inside Fort McMurray city limits, causing the largest evacuation in Alberta’s history, local officials are reporting that homes have been destroyed in several neighbourhoods.

Defence attorney Sharon Sandiford said she is unsure whether the accused will present a defence in the case. PAUL CHERRY / MONTREAL GAZETTE

Que. judge rejects stay in attempted murder case

A Quebec Court judge has rejected a motion from a man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to murder an 11-year-old girl in a case where the Montreal police mistakenly destroyed evidence before his trial began.

Soldiers of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) take part in Exercise Promethean Ram, a live-fire training exercise held at CFB Wainwright, on April 21, 2016.

Crisis is staged, bullets are real

CFB Wainwright — The scenario is this: a Canadian military convoy carrying ammunition, fuel and food to combat units grinds to a halt after one of the trucks strikes a buried improvised explosive device.Deep in enemy territory, force protection teams travelling in Light Armoured Vehicles take up defensive positions around the convoy, scanning the b

A woman was sentenced to prison after stabbing her six-year-old son on March 28, 2013. (GORD WALDNER/Saskatoon Star Phoenix/Postmedia Network Files)

Mom stabbed son, 6, during custody dispute

The terrifying screams of his younger brother prompted a boy to run outside a Saskatoon home for help, where police officers were waiting with the boys' father who had made a complaint about a child custody dispute.

Mason Macri, 3, is pictured in his bedroom at his Lakeshore home, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Mason was diagnosed last May with a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. (DAX MELMER/Windsor Star/Postmedia Network)

Boy with rare cancer suffers setback

Mason Macri's parents thought things were going "amazingly well" after teams of specialists in Houston, Toronto and London attacked the boy's rare cancer with a specialized treatment and very powerful chemo drugs.

Native children and nuns are seen in front of a residential school in Maliotenam, Que., circa 1950. (Library Archives of Canada)

15 months for burning girl 27 times

A Quebec aboriginal man who repeatedly burned a five-year-old girl with a cigarette, leaving permanent scars on her face, arms, legs and genitalia, has been given a lenient sentence after a judge determined he is a “collateral victim” of residential school abuse.

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