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Some Jewish Canadians say this Passover comes with solemnity and complex emotions

Some Jewish Canadians say this Passover comes with solemnity and complex emotions

HALIFAX — As Jewish Canadians prepared for the beginning of Passover Monday, some said this year's celebrations come with complex emotions and added solemnity amid violence in Gaza and a rise in antisemitic incidents in Canada.
Ex-RCMP officer charged in Quebec with foreign interference seeks to quash charges

Ex-RCMP officer charged in Quebec with foreign interference seeks to quash charges

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A retired RCMP officer charged with helping China conduct foreign interference asked a Quebec court judge on Monday to quash an indictment against him because it was filed in the wrong province.
Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

Advocacy group calls on Vancouver to 'embrace' cannabis tourism after 4-20 'debacle'

VANCOUVER — The head of a B.C. cannabis growers group says the City of Vancouver's choice to discourage instead of sanction a marijuana celebration over the weekend was a costly "missed opportunity.
First Nations patients more likely to leave ER without getting care, study says

First Nations patients more likely to leave ER without getting care, study says

First Nations patients are more likely to leave Alberta emergency departments before receiving care than other patients — and anti-Indigenous racism is a significant reason why, a new study says.
Wrong body returned from Cuba to Quebec family after father dies on vacation

Wrong body returned from Cuba to Quebec family after father dies on vacation

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area woman is asking Canadian authorities to help locate her father's body in Cuba after a devastating mix-up that saw her family receive a stranger's remains instead.
Quebec Health Department reports 28 cases of eye damage linked to solar eclipse

Quebec Health Department reports 28 cases of eye damage linked to solar eclipse

MONTREAL — Quebec's Health Department says it has received 28 reports of eye damage related to the April 8 total solar eclipse that passed over southern parts of the province.
In the news today: First Nations people more likely to leave ER: data

In the news today: First Nations people more likely to leave ER: data

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Feds don't 'care if they die,' says lawyer helping Canadian children held in Syria

Feds don't 'care if they die,' says lawyer helping Canadian children held in Syria

OTTAWA — Five Canadian children are languishing in a squalid detention camp in northeastern Syria after Ottawa denied their mothers permission to come to Canada, says a lawyer fighting in court on behalf of the families.
Whale experts confident orca calf will survive, find family if rescue plan succeeds

Whale experts confident orca calf will survive, find family if rescue plan succeeds

ZEBALLOS, B.C.
Airbus workers at Quebec plant reject company's third contract offer

Airbus workers at Quebec plant reject company's third contract offer

MONTREAL — Unionized workers at an Airbus assembly plant north of Montreal have rejected a contract offer for the third time.