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Bill to give judges leeway on surcharges

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould put forward a new bill Friday that is poised to reverse some elements of one of the previous Conservative government’s tough-on-crime laws that some judges have openly refused to impose on offenders and has been repeatedly criticized as unconstitutional.

Dale Richard Aymont has been convicted of human trafficking offences. (FILE PHOTO)

Five years for taking woman's 'soul'

A Winnipeg man who admitted to hooking a woman on methamphetamine and then selling her for sex to support his own drug habit has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Paul Godfrey, Postmedia president and chief executive officer in seen in a file photo. (Veronica Henri/Postmedia Network File Photo)

Postmedia reports $99.4M quarterly loss

Postmedia Network Canada Corp., Canada’s largest newspaper company and the owner of the Sun, says it intends to reduce staffing costs by 20% after it reported steep declines in revenue and print advertising in the fourth quarter of 2016.