Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Nineteenth NewsWatch-

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(Toronto-Missing-Men) (Audio: 100)

Police allege a self-employed Toronto landscaper -- now facing five counts of first-degree murder -- dismembered some of his male victims and buried their remains at the bottom of large planter boxes.

Authorities are now calling 66-year-old Bruce McArthur an alleged serial killer.

And investigators say more victims in what they call an unprecedented case in Canada's largest city.

Members of the L-G-B-T-Q community have long been pressing for answers about men missing from the gay village.

Police say they investigated McArthur for months -- but couldn't make a definitive link to the disappearances until recently. (19)


(Winnipeg-Teen-Slain) (Audio: 145)

The voice of a murdered 15-year-old girl was heard Monday in a Winnipeg courtroom.

Tina Fontaine's body was pulled from the Red River in August of 2014.

Raymond Cormier was charged with second-degree murder 16 months after her remains were recovered.

The jury heard a 9-1-1 call the Indigenious teenager made shortly before she disappeared.

She reports a stolen truck and refers to a man named Sebastian, who the Crown says is actually Cormier.

The Crown says Cormier killed her because he found out after they'd had sex that she was underage and that he feared she'd report he'd stolen a truck. (19)


(Sask-Farm-Shooting) (Audio: 155)

A seven-woman, five-man jury has been selected for the trial of a Saskatchewan man accused in the fatal shooting of a Cree man on a farm.

Relatives of Colten Boushie say they're unhappy there's not a visibly Indigenous one among them.

Fifty-six-year-old Gerald Stanley has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the 2016 death of Boushie, who was 22.

He was shot and killed in an altercation after the S-U-V in which he was a passenger drove onto private farmland near Biggar.

The defence says -- despite any online comments or media stories -- Stanley's trial is not a referendum on racism. …

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