B.C. man found not guilty in plot to kidnap 2 people, kill them by throwing them off a bridge

Michael Drynock has been found not guilty of murder, attempted murder and kidnapping -- charges stemming from a 2019 incident in Williams Lake (Williams Lake RCMP) Michael Drynock has been found not guilty of murder, attempted murder and kidnapping -- charges stemming from a 2019 incident in Williams Lake (Williams Lake RCMP)

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Canada permanently banning top Iranian regime officials, levelling new sanctions

Canada is permanently banning top members of the Iranian regime from coming into the country, restricting financial transactions with Iran, and pursuing new sanction enforcement measures, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. 'We're taking steps that will raise the bar internationally, in holding Iran accountable," Trudeau said alongside Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland in Ottawa.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland looks on as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces sanctions on Iran, in Ottawa, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Uvalde schools suspend entire police force after outrage

Uvalde's school district on Friday pulled its embattled campus police force off the job following a wave of new outrage over the hiring of a former state trooper who was part of the hesitant law enforcement response during the May shooting at Robb Elementary School.