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B.C. driver curious about speed of mother's car faces fines: police

B.C. driver curious about speed of mother's car faces fines: police

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A novice British Columbia driver faces numerous tickets and nine penalty points after police allege he was travelling in excess of 200 kilometres per hour in his mother's car.
Nunavut signs $10-a-day child-care deal with federal government

Nunavut signs $10-a-day child-care deal with federal government

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut has become the latest jurisdiction to sign onto the federal government's $10-a-day child-care program. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the deal of $66-million over five years Monday with Nunavut Premier P.J.
Calgary man who killed girlfriend also found guilty in her toddler's death

Calgary man who killed girlfriend also found guilty in her toddler's death

CALGARY — A judge has found a Calgary man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend guilty of killing her daughter as well.
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin opts for trial by judge only in sexual assault case

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin opts for trial by judge only in sexual assault case

The senior military officer once tasked with overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccination drive is opting to have his sexual assault case tried by a Quebec judge without a jury present. A lawyer for Maj.-Gen.

Women are a growing group of Canadian military veterans, but services are lagging

Halifax artist Jessica Wiebe served eight years in the Canadian Armed Forces as an artillery gunner, often the lone woman in a male-dominated environment.
Convoy protest and growing global tension over Ukraine: In The News for Jan. 24

Convoy protest and growing global tension over Ukraine: In The News for Jan. 24

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
COVID-19: Quebec reopens stores on Sundays, Ontario logs fewer hospitalizations

COVID-19: Quebec reopens stores on Sundays, Ontario logs fewer hospitalizations

MONTREAL — Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers.
Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

OTTAWA — A federation representing truckers across Canada has denounced a series of planned protests against the federal government's cross-border travel vaccine mandate, arguing such demonstrations aren't a safe or effective way of resisting the pol
Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

FARGO, N.D. — Under cover of darkness, strafed by bitter winds and obscured by a swirling blizzard, four people plodded through deep snow and deadly cold, aiming to cross an invisible threshold that held the promise of a better life.
Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign ministry has advised staff serving around the world to watch for mysterious illness symptoms following unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and U.S. personnel in various countries.