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New Brunswick man who killed three Mounties in 2014 files appeal of stiff sentence

New Brunswick man who killed three Mounties in 2014 files appeal of stiff sentence

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick man who fatally shot three Mounties eight years ago has applied to the province's highest court to have his precedent-setting sentence drastically reduced.
Family of Montreal man killed while unlawfully jailed calls for racism inquiry

Family of Montreal man killed while unlawfully jailed calls for racism inquiry

MONTREAL — The family of a young man who died after an altercation with Montreal jail guards is demanding an inquiry into systemic racism in the provincial detention system, a civil rights group said Thursday.
In The News for Jan. 5: Canadian parents are saving how much in child-care fees?

In The News for Jan. 5: Canadian parents are saving how much in child-care fees?

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 Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Rule requiring negative COVID test before Chinese flights takes effect

Rule requiring negative COVID test before Chinese flights takes effect

VANCOUVER — Airline passengers leaving China, Hong Kong and Macau will have to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test when they enter Canada starting today.
As parents celebrate lower child-care fees, will provinces keep up with demand?

As parents celebrate lower child-care fees, will provinces keep up with demand?

OTTAWA — Nour Alideeb and her partner are trying to decide what to do with the hundreds of dollars they're now saving on child care for their two-year-old son.
A year after Canada banned conversion therapy, Ottawa says no criminal charges laid

A year after Canada banned conversion therapy, Ottawa says no criminal charges laid

OTTAWA — Gemma Hickey says when they were in their teens, they went to a faith-based conversion therapy practitioner who had them pray and read literature to try to make them heterosexual.
Yukon begins providing $1,300 a year in dental benefits for those with no coverage

Yukon begins providing $1,300 a year in dental benefits for those with no coverage

WHITEHORSE — Yukon is offering $1,300 a year in dental benefits to eligible residents who don't have coverage under another plan, making it one of the most comprehensive programs in the country.
Travellers at YVR feel lucky after flight out of Hong Kong before COVID test rules

Travellers at YVR feel lucky after flight out of Hong Kong before COVID test rules

VANCOUVER — Travellers arriving in Vancouver from Hong Kong said they were relieved to be among the last arrivals before Canada's new COVID-19 testing requirements took effect, including one woman who changed her flight to avoid the rules.
Rich nations must help build Haiti consensus: former governor general Michaëlle Jean

Rich nations must help build Haiti consensus: former governor general Michaëlle Jean

OTTAWA — Former governor general Michaëlle Jean says wealthy countries must admit mistakes they've made in Haiti and pressure that nation's elite to find a path out of an ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Inquiry demanded into Montreal jail death after guards used pepper spray, spit hood

Inquiry demanded into Montreal jail death after guards used pepper spray, spit hood

MONTREAL — The use of a spit hood before the death of 21-year-old man illegally detained inside a Montreal jail, and the fact that he should have been released the day before, have sparked calls for a public inquiry.
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