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Man accused of killing doctor dies in hospital weeks before Alberta murder trial

Man accused of killing doctor dies in hospital weeks before Alberta murder trial

CALGARY — A man who was to face trial later this month in the slaying of a family doctor at a central Alberta medical clinic has died. Deng Mabiour, 54, was charged with first-degree murder in last year's death of Dr.
PM says Indigenous talks may offer 'solution' so Canada can honour war dead

PM says Indigenous talks may offer 'solution' so Canada can honour war dead

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident a "solution" will be reached to allow Canada to honour its war dead on Remembrance Day by lowering the flag to half-mast.
B.C. announces plans to defer old-growth logging across 26,000 square kilometres

B.C. announces plans to defer old-growth logging across 26,000 square kilometres

VICTORIA — British Columbia will consult First Nations about deferring the logging of big, ancient and rare old-growth trees across 26,000 square kilometres of forests.
Senate votes to send tech exec David Cohen to Ottawa as Biden's U.S. envoy

Senate votes to send tech exec David Cohen to Ottawa as Biden's U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON — The Senate has confirmed David Cohen, a tech executive who once served as chief of staff to the mayor of Philadelphia, to be the next U.S. ambassador to Canada.
Progressive Conservative Leader Heather Stefanson sworn in as Manitoba's new premier

Progressive Conservative Leader Heather Stefanson sworn in as Manitoba's new premier

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's new premier was sworn into office on Tuesday while her opponent challenged her leadership victory in court. "It's disappointing," Heather Stefanson said. "But I'm not going to let this get (us) off our game, our focus.
Trudeau takes carbon pricing debate to the global stage at COP26

Trudeau takes carbon pricing debate to the global stage at COP26

GLASGOW, United Kingdom — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing the world to impose a global price on carbon by 2030 that would cover 60 per cent of the planet's greenhouse gas emissions.
COVID-19 pandemic made hospitals more vulnerable to cyberattacks: security experts

COVID-19 pandemic made hospitals more vulnerable to cyberattacks: security experts

MONTREAL — Security experts say the suspected cyberattack on Newfoundland and Labrador's health-care system, which led to the cancellation of thousands of medical appointments and forced a local health authority to revert to using paper, isn't an iso
As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

OTTAWA — For most of his years in manufacturing, Dennis Darby remembers sourcing goods from a single supplier and things arriving just on time.
No 'euthanasia' in Quebec care homes during COVID-19, expert tells coroner's inquest

No 'euthanasia' in Quebec care homes during COVID-19, expert tells coroner's inquest

MONTREAL — A coroner's inquest into deaths in Quebec long-term care homes during the first wave of COVID-19 was dominated Tuesday by debate over whether medicating certain residents to alleviate their suffering amounted to euthanasia.
A look at minimum wage rates across Canadian provinces and territories

A look at minimum wage rates across Canadian provinces and territories

Ontario says it will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour from $14.35 on Jan. 1. The province will also eliminate the separate minimum wage for liquor servers, who currently make $12.55 per hour, and increase their hourly wage to $15.