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Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier (left) shakes hands with Kevin O'Leary at a news conference in Toronto, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, after it was announced that O'Leary had quit the leadership race and thrown his support behind Bernier. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

O'Leary throws support to Bernier

Kevin O’Leary, who rattled Conservative cages three months ago when he joined the party’s leadership race, did it again Wednesday by quitting a contest observers believe he had every chance of winning.

Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Close immigration 'loophole': O'Leary

Refugees who cross illegally into Canada from the United States are exploiting a “loophole” that should be closed, federal Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary says.

Jayme Pasieka

Stabbing spree trial begins

Photographs shown in an Edmonton courtroom Tuesday depict a chaotic crime scene with the blood of six people spilled across a warehouse where a double murder took place in 2014.

 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability as he visits Iqaluit, Nunavut on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Electoral reform pivot: PM cites 'fringe voices'

Amid controversy over his disparaging remark about a potential Conservative rival, Justin Trudeau is defending his decision to abandon his Liberal government’s promise to change how Canadians choose their federal leaders.

Three current or former Vice journalists independently told the Post that Yaroslav Pastukhov, then Vice Canada’s music editor who went by the name Slava Pastuk, personally tried to recruit them as international drug couriers. (Vice video screenshot)

Vice Canada allegedly used to recruit drug mules

An editor with Vice Media used the Canadian headquarters of the youth-focused publishing empire as a recruiting ground to draw young journalists and artists into a transnational cocaine-smuggling ring, according to allegations by current and former Vice employees who spoke to the National Post.