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Dispute between students escalates to stabbing at Emily Carr University: police

Man is in custody after an ongoing feud between two students escalated into a stabbing incident at Emily Carr.

Man, 22, suspected in Ottawa bank robbery found dead on Vancouver Island: RCMP

22-year old Peter Hoelke, fled to Vancouver Island after Tuesday's robbery of a CIBC branch in Ottawa.

Rape kit inaccessibility a hurdle to justice for victims in Canada: advocates

Rape survivor turned councillor fighting to introduce rape kits for her area in drive to remove hurdles in justice system for other victims.

Politics behind Harper ad that cites mentally ill dad who killed kids: lawyers

In minute-long radio ad, the Conservative leader references "the tragic story" of Allan Schoenborn who was found not criminally responsible of killings.

Convicted B.C. pimp fires lawyers again, judge raises concerns over more delays

Reza Moazemi was convicted last September of 30 of 36 charges against him in B.C.'s first human-trafficking conviction.

Crime's not troubling Canadians

Ottawa's spending big time on crime, but Canadians say they feel safe.