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Two children killed as bus drives into Quebec daycare, driver charged with homicide

Two children killed as bus drives into Quebec daycare, driver charged with homicide

LAVAL, Que. — Two children were killed and six were seriously injured Wednesday when a city bus crashed into a daycare north of Montreal in what police are saying was a criminal act.
Duclos to sit down with Ontario to negotiate bilateral health deal Thursday

Duclos to sit down with Ontario to negotiate bilateral health deal Thursday

OTTAWA — Ontario will be the first province to sit down directly with the federal government to work on a one-on-one agreement for new health-care dollars.
Regulator gives Imperial Oil weeks to plan fix for months-old oilsands tailings leak

Regulator gives Imperial Oil weeks to plan fix for months-old oilsands tailings leak

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy regulator has given Imperial Oil until the end of the month to figure out a way to permanently fix ongoing seepage and overflows from tailings ponds at its Kearl oilsands mine that have already released thousands of cubic
Keep Canada's doors open to Ukrainians, refugee groups urge Ottawa

Keep Canada's doors open to Ukrainians, refugee groups urge Ottawa

OTTAWA — Humanitarian groups that have been supporting Ukrainian refugees are calling on Ottawa to extend a special immigration program that allows people fleeing Ukraine to temporarily live, work and study in Canada.
Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

OTTAWA — A new Desjardins report suggests Canada's immigration target increase could spur economic growth, with the Prairies standing to benefit the most.
Canadian aid workers heading to Turkey as Ottawa mulls whether to send relief team

Canadian aid workers heading to Turkey as Ottawa mulls whether to send relief team

Canadian humanitarian aid workers were en route to Turkey on Wednesday in the wake of a devastating earthquake, while the federal government continued to mull whether to send a disaster relief team.
City auditor criticizes Ottawa police over handling of 'Freedom Convoy' protests

City auditor criticizes Ottawa police over handling of 'Freedom Convoy' protests

OTTAWA — The City of Ottawa's auditor general says police intelligence sharing with the city about last year's "Freedom Convoy" was insufficient and affected the ability to plan for the protests.
Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

WASHINGTON — Canada is fortifying a long-standing front in its ongoing battle with protectionist impulses in the United States: resurrecting the Second World War-era notion of the two continental allies working together to stockpile the arsenal of de
Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre said Wednesday he would honour the health-care increases Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered provinces if his Conservatives form the next government.
Series dramatizing Lac-Mégantic rail disaster divides opinion among residents

Series dramatizing Lac-Mégantic rail disaster divides opinion among residents

MONTREAL — A new television series based on the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster is dividing opinion in the Quebec town where it is set.
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