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Journalist for Montreal online radio station killed on the job in Haiti

Journalist for Montreal online radio station killed on the job in Haiti

MONTREAL — A journalist working for a Montreal-based online radio station was killed Thursday near the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, as he prepared to interview a member of an armed group about the murder of a police inspector.
Bail hearing to continue next week for Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard

Bail hearing to continue next week for Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard

TORONTO — The bail hearing for Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard will continue next week.
Canada likely to get to place where provinces mull vaccine mandates: Duclos

Canada likely to get to place where provinces mull vaccine mandates: Duclos

OTTAWA — Canada's health minister says he expects the country to reach a time in the COVID-19 pandemic when provinces consider implementing a broader vaccine mandate to counter rising cases.
Feds setting up scholarship program to honour victims of plane shot down by Iran

Feds setting up scholarship program to honour victims of plane shot down by Iran

TORONTO — The federal government is setting up a scholarship program honouring the victims of the passenger jet shot down by Iranian forces two years ago.
Advocates push for awareness of anti-Asian racism as new surveys highlight toll

Advocates push for awareness of anti-Asian racism as new surveys highlight toll

OTTAWA — At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Amy Go knew Canada was about to repeat history.
Father of Quebec girl murdered by stepmother sentenced to four years in prison

Father of Quebec girl murdered by stepmother sentenced to four years in prison

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — A Quebec Superior Court judge today sentenced the father of a girl who was murdered by her stepmother in April 2019 to four years in prison for his role in events leading to her death.
27 out of 130 passengers on Sunwing party flight to Mexico back in Canada: Duclos

27 out of 130 passengers on Sunwing party flight to Mexico back in Canada: Duclos

OTTAWA — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says about 27 of the 130 passengers on the Sunwing party flight to Mexico have returned to Canada.
Statistics Canada says economy added 55,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate 5.9%

Statistics Canada says economy added 55,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate 5.9%

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy added 55,000 jobs in December before COVID-19 cases began spiking at the end of the month, prompting public health restrictions that forced many businesses to close or curtail operations.
COVID labor crunch and Jagmeet Singh's baby girl: In The News for Jan. 7

COVID labor crunch and Jagmeet Singh's baby girl: In The News for Jan. 7

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 Jan. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Key sectors facing staffing struggles amid escalating pandemic

Key sectors facing staffing struggles amid escalating pandemic

With COVID-19's latest wave showing few signs of abating concerns are deepening as more and more workers in vital sectors are sidelined by the pandemic.