Ottawa police superintendent charged with sexual assault

Ottawa Police Supt. Mark Patterson, seen here in 2017 when he was an inspector, has been charged with sexual assault and breach of trust. Ottawa Police Supt. Mark Patterson, seen here in 2017 when he was an inspector, has been charged with sexual assault and breach of trust.

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Liberals withdraw controversial amendment to guns bill

The federal Liberals are withdrawing an amendment to their guns bill that introduced a controversial new definition of an assault-style weapon. The amendment would have defined what kind of firearms should be banned in Canada and added dozens of new semi-automatic rifles and shotguns to the list.