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Corruption charges stayed against former Quebec deputy premier, five co-accused

QUEBEC — A judge has granted a stay of proceedings in the corruption case of former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused, bringing the lengthy legal saga to an end.
Feds pledge $440 million to join international vaccine program

Feds pledge $440 million to join international vaccine program

OTTAWA — Canada will spend $440 million to join an international program that is trying ensure COVID-19 vaccines aren't just hoarded by rich countries, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
'Not a conservation concern': N.S. Mi'kmaq won't deplete lobster stock, says expert

'Not a conservation concern': N.S. Mi'kmaq won't deplete lobster stock, says expert

HALIFAX — An Indigenous-run lobster fishery off the coast of southwestern Nova Scotia isn't the big environmental threat that it's being made out to be, according to a fisheries expert.
Bamboo supplies dwindling: Calgary Zoo hopeful pandas will be China-bound soon

Bamboo supplies dwindling: Calgary Zoo hopeful pandas will be China-bound soon

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says it's hopeful two giant pandas will be able to return home soon to China, where bamboo supplies are abundant.
Criminal case against federal MP adjourned until end of October

Criminal case against federal MP adjourned until end of October

OTTAWA — Federal MP Marwan Tabbara's criminal case is now adjourned until the end of October.
COVID-19 briefings and detention camps in China: In The News for Sept. 25

COVID-19 briefings and detention camps in China: In The News for Sept. 25

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 Sept. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

More female southern resident killer whales needed for population growth: scientists

VANCOUVER — The addition of a new male calf to a critically endangered pod of southern resident killer whales has left experts happy yet disappointed because it won't further the population of the orcas.
After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern

After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern

MONTREAL — A slow but steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Quebec's private seniors residences in recent weeks is causing concern among experts and authorities, who want to avoid the disaster that befell long-term care homes during the first wave of the
Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

OTTAWA — Canada's long search for new rescue planes for the military is nearly over as the federal government showed off the first of 16 new aircraft on Canadian soil Friday. The unveiling at Canadian Forces Base Comox, B.C.
Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

WINNIPEG — A 23-year-old man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Winnipeg foster home manager. An eleven-person jury reached the verdict against Kane Moar for the fatal Dec. 17, 2018, attack on Ricardo Hibi.
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