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Truck driver hears from families of Humboldt Broncos crash victims; Kingston terrorism suspect makes first court appearance

Five-day sentencing hearing Jaskirat Singh Sidhu starts with family testimonies

The families of the Humboldt Broncos victims will have a chance to speak this week.
The five-day hearing will lead to the sentencing for truck driver Jaskirat (jas-KEE-rat) Singh Sidhu (sid-OO) who recently pleaded guilty causing the deadly crash last April. 16 people were killed and 13 injured after his truck collided with the hockey bus.

Underage terrorism suspect from Kingston makes first court appearance

A suspect in a terrorism investigation is making his first court appearance in Ontario today.
The suspect, who cannot be named as he’s underage, is accused by the RCMP of trying to execute a ploy to plant a bomb. A Syrian refugee living in Kingston was also arrested in relation to the investigation, but was later released without charges.

New home, same problems for Federal Liberals

The feds are returning for the winter session in their new home for the next decade.
The House of Commons has been temporarily moved to the West Block, while the Centre Block undergoes ten years of renovations. But, a new venue isn’t going to make it easier for the Liberals who will need to fend off opposition criticism ahead of the election amid issues with China.

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