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Teen dead after stabbing in Manitoba First Nation, another teen and adult charged

Teen dead after stabbing in Manitoba First Nation, another teen and adult charged

NORWAY HOUSE CREE NATION — A teen has died after RCMP responded to reports of a stabbing in a northern Manitoba First Nation. Mounties say officers in Norway House Cree Nation found a 15-year-old boy with injuries at a home early Saturday.
Volunteers buy ice-fishing shelters for homeless people in Halifax during winter

Volunteers buy ice-fishing shelters for homeless people in Halifax during winter

HALIFAX — Volunteer groups have purchased ice-fishing shelters and a military tent to help homeless people brave the cold, wet weather in Halifax, which received its first significant snowfall of the season overnight Sunday.
These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2023

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2023

A wave of layoffs last year, which left thousands of Canadian workers jobless, is continuing this year as recession predictions loom and the tech sector downturn deepens.
Unity Acquisitions snaps up much of toy store Mastermind, 18 stores to close

Unity Acquisitions snaps up much of toy store Mastermind, 18 stores to close

TORONTO — Ailing toy retailer Mastermind GP Inc. says it has reached a deal to sell the bulk of its business to a company representing three big names in the Canadian retail world.
Nova Scotia to restrict contract length for nurses who travel to fill shortages

Nova Scotia to restrict contract length for nurses who travel to fill shortages

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is moving to restrict the amount of time so-called travel nurses can work in the province, and Premier Tim Houston is calling on other premiers to consider doing the same. Houston says as of Dec.
Quebec employment minister wants to recruit asylum seekers to work in health care

Quebec employment minister wants to recruit asylum seekers to work in health care

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is launching a pilot project to recruit about 1,500 asylum seekers over the next three years to fill labour shortages in the health-care system.
A rare four-day break helps Raptors focus on consistency at season's quarter mark

A rare four-day break helps Raptors focus on consistency at season's quarter mark

TORONTO — A rare weekend off gave Pascal Siakam time to rest, recharge, and reflect on the first quarter of the NBA season. His conclusion? The Toronto Raptors must become more consistent.
Alpine Canada hoping Tremblant World Cup becomes a fixture after successful weekend

Alpine Canada hoping Tremblant World Cup becomes a fixture after successful weekend

MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. — Alpine Canada president and chief executive officer Thérèse Brisson gives Mont-Tremblant’s first World Cup event in 40 years a "10-on-10" rating — and hopes it’s here to stay.
Rogers ordered to produce records in Competition Bureau's probe of 'Infinite' plans

Rogers ordered to produce records in Competition Bureau's probe of 'Infinite' plans

GATINEAU, Que. — The Competition Bureau has been granted an order by the Federal Court of Canada requiring Rogers Communications Inc. to produce records related to an investigation into the company's Infinite wireless phone plans.
Coroner's inquest into death of Soleiman Faqiri hears from correctional officer

Coroner's inquest into death of Soleiman Faqiri hears from correctional officer

TORONTO — A correctional officer who was called in to help restrain a mentally ill man at an Ontario jail told a coroner's inquest Monday he didn't know anything about the inmate or the reason for the struggle at the time.