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Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

TORONTO — A group of women won final court approval on Tuesday for their multimillion-dollar class action against the RCMP over gender-based abuse and discrimination.

Quebec City woman pleads guilty to stabbing death of toddler daughter

QUEBEC — A Quebec City mother has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing her toddler daughter and leaving her in a garbage can.
Centre eyes artificial intelligence to modernize the federal hunt for dirty cash

Centre eyes artificial intelligence to modernize the federal hunt for dirty cash

OTTAWA — The federal anti-money laundering centre is exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning to help sort through a deluge of data in the hunt for hidden dirty cash.

Coronavirus fallout: Handwashing jumps in Canada, new poll indicates

TORONTO — Growing concern about contracting or spreading the new coronavirus has so far prompted Canadians to make relatively modest changes to protect themselves and others, a poll released on Wednesday indicates.
A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled a $1 billion response package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the Canadian health-care system, the economy, and workers.

Inheritances and bankruptcy at stake for Erie Shore Dr. residents

Rick Barnier has memories of his wife sitting on a wooden outdoor swing, facing Lake Erie, rocking back and forth as she recounted stories to their two young grandchildren.

Several hospitalized after suspected carbon monoxide leak at Quebec high school

LAVAL, Que. — A high school north of Montreal was evacuated and at least a dozen people have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak. A spokesman for ambulance service Urgences-Sante said that as of 11:30 a.m.
Gas-powered vehicles contribute more to city pollution than thought: research

Gas-powered vehicles contribute more to city pollution than thought: research

Research suggests cars and other gasoline-powered vehicles are responsible for a share of two highly toxic contaminants in downtown city air that's at least five times larger than previously thought.
Federal measures for COVID-19 and an upside down house; In The News for March 11

Federal measures for COVID-19 and an upside down house; In The News for March 11

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 March 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

New coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians' March break travel plans

TORONTO — Cindy Perry was all set for a March break trip to California with her wife and their two children, but the novel coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping the globe made her reconsider her plans.
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