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Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

MONTREAL — Victor Manuel, a young asylum seeker from Mexico, arrived at Montreal's St-Donat school on a frigid morning last week with his seven-year-old son and baby boy, whose bootless feet were covered only in socks.
Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

QUEBEC — An emotional commemoration marking the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting was held Sunday for the first time in the same room where many of the victims were killed.
Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

Hazel McCallion, former longtime mayor of Mississauga, Ont., dies at 101

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hazel McCallion, who developed a legacy of feisty advocacy during more than three decades as mayor of one of Canada's fastest-growing cities, died Sunday morning after a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. She was 101.
Reactions following the death of longtime Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Reactions following the death of longtime Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion

Hazel McCallion, a political firebrand who served 36 years as mayor of Mississauga, Ont., died on Sunday at the age of 101. Reactions, recollections and condolences have poured in from numerous public figures.
Quebec basic income program begins, but advocates say many low-income people excluded

Quebec basic income program begins, but advocates say many low-income people excluded

MONTREAL — For the first time in many years, Monique Toutant thinks she might be able to buy herself some better groceries and a few new clothes.
Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

The federal government has set aside billions of dollars to quickly build affordable housing across the country, but delays in construction suggest many of the projects approved for funding are missing their deadlines.
Actress and former senator Viola Léger, best known as La Sagouine, dies at 92

Actress and former senator Viola Léger, best known as La Sagouine, dies at 92

Actress, teacher and former senator Viola Léger has died at the age of 92. A release from management company Le Grenier musique says Léger died Saturday in Dieppe, New Brunswick.

Quebec man arrested in Mexico and brought back to Canada after months on the run

A 35-year-old Quebec man considered one of Canada's most wanted fugitives was arrested in Mexico and extradited to Canada after more than a year on the run. Provincial police had been searching for Blake Charbonneau of Laval, Que.
Job creation a priority as Liberal caucus wraps up on anniversary of 'Freedom Convoy'

Job creation a priority as Liberal caucus wraps up on anniversary of 'Freedom Convoy'

OTTAWA — As Ottawa marks one year since the "Freedom Convoy" arrived in the national capital, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he understands the anger and concerns protesters have while also promising "good, long-term jobs" as a way to relieve pre
Inflation-focused Pierre Poilievre back to Parliament as health-care talks loom

Inflation-focused Pierre Poilievre back to Parliament as health-care talks loom

OTTAWA — It's no secret what Pierre Poilievre thinks about government spending and inflation. Same with guns.
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