Edmonton-area athletes competing at Tokyo Olympics

Team Canada flag-bearers Miranda Ayim and Nathan Hirayama carry the Canadian flag at the opening ceremonies during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, July 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld Team Canada flag-bearers Miranda Ayim and Nathan Hirayama carry the Canadian flag at the opening ceremonies during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, July 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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BREAKING | Meng strikes deal with U.S. justice officials; Canada discharges extradition request

U.S. Justice Department officials and Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou have reached a deal to resolve the criminal charges against her and a B.C. judge has discharged her extradition matter, allowing the woman who has been at the centre of a years-long major geopolitical case to enter into a deferred prosecution agreement and leave Canada, under certain terms.

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, smiles as she leaves her home in Vancouver on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck