Mother of N.B. man found dead has message for premier: 'Your province is in crisis'

Mary MacDonald, centre, poses with her sons Luke Anthony Landry, right, and Julian Landry in this undated handout photo. MacDonald says a series of systemic failures led to the death of her son Luke in Moncton last week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO Mary MacDonald, centre, poses with her sons Luke Anthony Landry, right, and Julian Landry in this undated handout photo. MacDonald says a series of systemic failures led to the death of her son Luke in Moncton last week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

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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.