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National modelling suggests Canada's opioid overdose crisis could worsen through 2022

National modelling suggests Canada's opioid overdose crisis could worsen through 2022

OTTAWA — The latest data from a federal special advisory committee on opioid overdoses shows that opioid-related deaths could remain high and even increase in the next six months. In a statement released today, co-chairs Dr. Theresa Tam and Dr.
Father of murdered Quebec girl, 7, pleads guilty to forcible confinement charge

Father of murdered Quebec girl, 7, pleads guilty to forcible confinement charge

MONTREAL — The father of a seven-year-old girl from Granby, Que., whose 2019 murder shocked the province and led to an inquiry has pleaded guilty to a forcible confinement charge.
Canadian Press newsmakers of the year since 1946

Canadian Press newsmakers of the year since 1946

Children who didn't come home from residential schools have been chosen as the 2021 newsmaker of the year in a survey by The Canadian Press.
Children who never returned from residential schools newsmaker of the year: CP poll

Children who never returned from residential schools newsmaker of the year: CP poll

They were honoured with thousands of tiny shoes lined up in front of churches and government buildings across the country following the disturbing discovery of unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia.
North Korea escapees say executions continue, including for viewing banned videos

North Korea escapees say executions continue, including for viewing banned videos

OTTAWA — North Koreans who have escaped from Kim Jong Un’s regime say public executions for offences, including watching South Korean videos, are still taking place, some in front of crowds of spectators forced to watch.
Concern over Omicron, StatsCan releases inflation rate : In The News for Dec. 15

Concern over Omicron, StatsCan releases inflation rate : In The News for Dec. 15

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 Dec. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Foghorns cherished part of Atlantic Canada soundscape, but do they serve a purpose?

Foghorns cherished part of Atlantic Canada soundscape, but do they serve a purpose?

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The silencing this year of a familiar mournful howl at the mouth of Halifax harbour has ignited a debate about Atlantic Canada's dwindling number of foghorns.
'Something out of nothing': Carvers in Nunavut community shaped by family

'Something out of nothing': Carvers in Nunavut community shaped by family

GJOA HAVEN, Nunavut — A metallic shrill rings out over the Arctic Ocean on the shores of Gjoa Haven in western Nunavut.
Ottawa intends to fill charging-station deserts to encourage EV adoption: Guilbeault

Ottawa intends to fill charging-station deserts to encourage EV adoption: Guilbeault

OTTAWA — When Wilf Steimle makes the 600-kilometre drive from his home near Barrie, Ont., to board meetings in Montreal, he can get there in under seven hours with three 12-minute stops to repower his electric car.
Omicron rapid spread prompts Liberals to limit number of MPs in Commons

Omicron rapid spread prompts Liberals to limit number of MPs in Commons

OTTAWA — The lightning spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant is prompting federal politicians to reconsider the wisdom of having several hundred MPs crammed together in the House of Commons.