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Jury in Regina convicts pair in death of four-year-old girl and harm of sister
REGINA - A Regina jury has convicted a woman of second-degree murder and a man of manslaughter in the death of a four-year-old girl after the pair were accused of denying the child and her younger sister food and purposely hurting them.
Tammy and Kevin Goforth were also found guilty of unlawfully causing bodily harm.
SPORTS NEWSCanadian Brooke Henderson finishes second at LPGA Tour's Coates Championship
OCALA, Fla. - Canadian Brooke Henderson had to settle for second Saturday at the LPGA Tour's Coates Championship.
The 18-year-old native of Smiths Falls, Ont., finished two shots back of Ha Na Jang, who captured her first career LPGA Tour title. Jang made a late birdie to take the lead en route to a final-round 72.
NewsAlert:Canada's unemployment rate rises to 7.2 per cent in January
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says national unemployment rate edged up to 7.2 per cent in January from 7.1 per cent.
ENTERTAINMENT NEWSThe Weeknd leads Juno nominees with six; five for Justin Bieber, Drake
TORONTO - After dominating the Billboard charts for many months and landing an Oscar nomination and seven Grammy nods, the Weeknd is now being recognized on home turf with a leading six Juno Award nominations.
The internationally acclaimed Toronto native, born Abel Tesfaye, is up for Junos including best album for the moody "Beauty Behind the Madness" as well as artist of the year, songwriter of the year and the fan choice award.
HEALTH NEWSAuditor slams delays, arduous, outdated paperwork process for disability appeals
OTTAWA - Canadians with terminal illnesses are waiting too long for disability pension benefits from the federal government, and those with grave conditions are being snowed under with paperwork, Canada's auditor general says.
In his latest twice-annual assessment of various federal government departments, agencies and programs, Michael Ferguson's most eyebrow-raising findings came from his examination of how Ottawa parcels out Canada Pension Plan disability benefits and deals with disputed denials.