Parole extended for Saanich, B.C. murderer Derik Lord

Derik Lord, shown in this file image, was serving a life sentence for the 1990 murders of Sharon Huenemann and Doris Leatherbarrow. (CTV News) Derik Lord, shown in this file image, was serving a life sentence for the 1990 murders of Sharon Huenemann and Doris Leatherbarrow. (CTV News)

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New federal firearms bill will be introduced on Monday: Lametti

Federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will table new firearms legislation on Monday, according to his colleague Justice Minister David Lametti. In an interview with CTV's Question Period that will air on Sunday, Lametti pointed to the advance notice given to the House of Commons, and confirmed the plan is to see the new bill unveiled shortly after MPs return to the Commons on May 30.

'Died of a broken heart': Can it really happen?

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, more commonly known as 'broken heart syndrome' or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, is an actual medical condition triggered by severe emotional or physical stress and is different from a heart attack.