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Jayme Pasieka

Stabbing spree trial begins

Photographs shown in an Edmonton courtroom Tuesday depict a chaotic crime scene with the blood of six people spilled across a warehouse where a double murder took place in 2014.

Douglas Garland is escorted into a Calgary police station on Monday, July 14, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Lawyer rips Douglas Garland prison attack

A criminal defence lawyer who has raised concerns in the past about safety at a Calgary jail says people shouldn’t be happy that a convicted murderer in a high-profile case was beaten there.

 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability as he visits Iqaluit, Nunavut on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Electoral reform pivot: PM cites 'fringe voices'

Amid controversy over his disparaging remark about a potential Conservative rival, Justin Trudeau is defending his decision to abandon his Liberal government’s promise to change how Canadians choose their federal leaders.

March Break is a time of fun and frolic for teens and college students but Marketplace warns you should be careful. GETTY

MARKETPLACE: March Break binging bad news

A relaxing break after a tough senior year. What could go wrong? To parents, student March break and grad trips offer the chance for their teens to have fun, explore local culture and even add volunteer experience to their résumés. And parents pay a steep markup for the trips - sometimes double the holiday's actual cost.

Nunavut is apparently having a moment of high growth, according to Statistics Canada. POSTMEDIA

STATSCAN: Nunavut having a moment

If you're interested in stats and percentages, than you'll be excited to know that Statistics Canada has dropped the first batch of data from the May 2016 census. Over the coming year, the organization will be releasing additional information that it collected from the census.