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Quebec man arrested in killing of child at home daycare northeast of Montreal

Quebec man arrested in killing of child at home daycare northeast of Montreal

MONTREAL — A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler who was found seriously injured at a home daycare this week northeast of Montreal. Quebec provincial police say the suspect, from Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Que.

Humana-Paredes, Wilkerson lose to Americans in Volleyball Beach Pro Tour quarterfinal

DOHA, Qatar — Toronto's Melissa Humana-Paredes and Brandie Wilkerson finished fifth at the 2023 Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Finals after a 2-0 (21-17, 21-14) quarterfinal loss to Americans Taryn Kloth and Kristen Nuss on Friday.
S&P/TSX composite up Friday led by energy, base metals; U.S. stock markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up Friday led by energy, base metals; U.S. stock markets also rise

TORONTO — Strength in base metal and energy stocks helped Canada's main stock index post modest gains Friday, while U.S. markets also rose.
N.L. Mountie's conviction for pointing gun latest sign of systemic issues: advocate

N.L. Mountie's conviction for pointing gun latest sign of systemic issues: advocate

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A director with an Indigenous-led coalition in Newfoundland and Labrador says mounting charges against RCMP officers in the province underscore systemic issues with the force and a need for change.
Alberta finance minister says he has not 'flip-flopped' on proposed pension change

Alberta finance minister says he has not 'flip-flopped' on proposed pension change

EDMONTON — Finance Minister Nate Horner — after promising any stand-alone Alberta pension plan would not follow the contentious Quebec model, then saying it might, then saying it won't — told reporters Friday that possibility is back on the table.
Police investigating series of extortion threats linked with shooting in B.C.

Police investigating series of extortion threats linked with shooting in B.C.

WHITE ROCK, B.C. — Mounties in British Columbia say they are investigating a series of extortion threats that police say may be linked.
Feds recover $40M from defunct Quebec vaccine developer Medicago

Feds recover $40M from defunct Quebec vaccine developer Medicago

OTTAWA — The federal government has recovered $40 million of its investment in the now-defunct Quebec-based vaccine developer Medicago as part of a deal with the parent company, the innovation minister announced Thursday.
Tens of thousands of B.C. residents received free contraception in eight months

Tens of thousands of B.C. residents received free contraception in eight months

VANCOUVER — About 188,000 people have received free prescription contraception since British Columbia became the first province to offer it in April.
Manitoba licence plates for missing, murdered Indigenous women available for purchase

Manitoba licence plates for missing, murdered Indigenous women available for purchase

WINNIPEG — Two options of a new specialty licence plate to raise money for the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people are now available to purchase in Manitoba.
Celebrity chef and Nova Scotia First Nation team up to create meal kits with venison

Celebrity chef and Nova Scotia First Nation team up to create meal kits with venison

MILLBROOK FIRST NATION, N.S. — A First Nation in Nova Scotia has collaborated with a celebrity chef to create meal kits for band members that feature meat from nuisance deer shot by crossbow hunters.