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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.
Montreal homeless shelters fear COVID-19 crisis as cases rise, temperatures drop

Montreal homeless shelters fear COVID-19 crisis as cases rise, temperatures drop

MONTREAL — The heads of several Montreal homeless shelters say they're facing a crisis, as rising staff absences due to COVID-19 threaten to disrupt services during the coldest part of winter.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests won't be available to the general Ontario population for the next little while amid a supply crunch and an ongoing virus surge — but people with the means to access them can
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces he has become a father of a baby girl

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces he has become a father of a baby girl

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has become a father for the first time, to a baby daughter. Singh announced Thursday that he and his wife Gurkiran Kaur welcomed a baby girl into the world on Monday.
Erin O'Toole urges accommodations for unvaccinated Canadians amid Omicron wave

Erin O'Toole urges accommodations for unvaccinated Canadians amid Omicron wave

OTTAWA — Canadians unwilling to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should be accommodated through measures like rapid testing, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole said Thursday as health experts warned the lightning-fast spread of the Omicron variant threat
Some federal prisons in Quebec 'very close' to staff shortages: guards' union

Some federal prisons in Quebec 'very close' to staff shortages: guards' union

OTTAWA — The union for federal correctional officers says four prisons in Quebec are "very close" to experiencing staff shortages, as more workers test positive for COVID-19. "We're very close to it but we're not there yet.