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Death of firefighter while on duty prompts a Quebec provincial police investigation

MONTREAL — The Quebec provincial police say its major crimes unit is investigating the death of a firefighter, who died while on duty Saturday night near the capital city. Police say a fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. in Boischatel, Que.
'She is no more': Icefield rollover survivor who lost wife wants report released

'She is no more': Icefield rollover survivor who lost wife wants report released

CALGARY — A man who lost his wife when an all-terrain tour bus rolled at the Columbia Icefield in the Rocky Mountains is pressing the RCMP for answers about what happened.
Business is up heading into 2022, but so too are worries about paying off COVID debt

Business is up heading into 2022, but so too are worries about paying off COVID debt

OTTAWA — The 40-strong team of workers at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business that takes calls from the association's members has been hearing a lot about loans. Federal loans, specifically.
Inside the CSIS probe that identified a Canadian mole who spied for Moscow

Inside the CSIS probe that identified a Canadian mole who spied for Moscow

OTTAWA — An investigation by Canada's spy service concluded that money, ego and career frustrations were the likely reasons a veteran RCMP officer passed highly sensitive secrets to Russian intelligence for years, newly disclosed records reveal.
Hunting guides turn to ecotourism as COVID-19 keeps American hunters away

Hunting guides turn to ecotourism as COVID-19 keeps American hunters away

OTTAWA — Hunting guides, hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions on travel keeping foreign customers out of the country, are turning to ecotourism, including wildlife viewing, snowmobiling and guided hikes, to keep their business alive during the pandemic.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $10.8 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10.8 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 jackpot. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Canadian provinces grapple with rising, record COVID-19 cases due to Omicron variant

Canadian provinces grapple with rising, record COVID-19 cases due to Omicron variant

Provinces across the country grappled with rising COVID-19 cases Saturday, with the Omicron variant compelling many jurisdictions to reintroduce public health restrictions a week before Christmas.
NHL postpones Leafs, Canucks games as COVID-19 cases grow

NHL postpones Leafs, Canucks games as COVID-19 cases grow

VANCOUVER — The Toronto Maple Leafs have added another five people to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, including head coach Sheldon Keefe.

Canadian extradited to U.S. on charges he funded terrorists pleads guilty

An Edmonton man who was extradited to the United States to face charges he helped fund Islamic State terrorism has pleaded guilty in exchange for a 20-year prison sentence.
Students, representatives worry about spread of COVID-19 at in-person exams at UBC

Students, representatives worry about spread of COVID-19 at in-person exams at UBC

VANCOUVER — Fears over hundreds of students being packed tightly together in exam halls while people with COVID-19 symptoms could show up to write finals has prompted a call for the cancellation of in-person exams at the University of British Columbi
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