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Suspect in fatal N.W.T. stabbing 'arrested without any incident,' RCMP say

Suspect in fatal N.W.T. stabbing 'arrested without any incident,' RCMP say

YELLOWKNIFE — RCMP in the Northwest Territories say the suspect in the stabbings of three people in Fort Good Hope was arrested late Thursday afternoon "without any incident.
Quebec election: CAQ leader attacked on climate, cost of living and decline of French

Quebec election: CAQ leader attacked on climate, cost of living and decline of French

MONTREAL — Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault faced a four-way attack on the environment, the cost of living and the decline of French in Thursday's leaders debate, but he seemed to focus his counterattacks on one opponent: Québec solida
B.C. has Canada's lowest financial support for seniors, says advocate

B.C. has Canada's lowest financial support for seniors, says advocate

VICTORIA — A report by British Columbia's seniors advocate says the province ranks last in Canada in providing key financial support to elders, with 84 per cent of its low-income seniors sometimes running out of money to buy food. B.C.
Specialists join forces to push B.C. for same recognition as family doctors

Specialists join forces to push B.C. for same recognition as family doctors

Specialists ranging from cardiologists to pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons are pushing the British Columbia government to alleviate backlogs that have worsened wait times.
RCMP arrest three B.C. residents, alleged associate linked to Japanese Yakuza

RCMP arrest three B.C. residents, alleged associate linked to Japanese Yakuza

SURREY, B.C. — Police in British Columbia's Lower Mainland say an investigation into an international drug trafficking network has led to charges against three residents and an alleged associate in Japan, who is linked to the Yakuza crime syndicate.
Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

OTTAWA — The last of Canada's COVID-19 border restrictions will disappear at the end of this month with the expiry of a cabinet order affecting mandatory vaccinations, testing and quarantine of international travellers.
Merritt, B.C., to pilot four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

Merritt, B.C., to pilot four-day work week at city hall to attract workers

MERRITT, B.C. — The City of Merritt in British Columbia's Interior is launching a four-day work week pilot program in the hope of attracting, recruiting and retaining municipal workers.
Liberals say Russia visa ban would trap dissidents, as more Canadians blacklisted

Liberals say Russia visa ban would trap dissidents, as more Canadians blacklisted

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said she does not support following European countries in barring Russians from getting visas, arguing dissidents are facing increasing danger.
Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say

Dangerous fungus detected at Montreal-area hospital, health officials say

MONTREAL — A dangerous fungus known for its resistance to treatment was detected earlier this month at a hospital in Longueuil, Que., on Montreal's South Shore, health authorities said Thursday. Since Sept.
Military officer reprimanded, fined for anti-vaccine comments while wearing uniform

Military officer reprimanded, fined for anti-vaccine comments while wearing uniform

OTTAWA — A Canadian Armed Forces officer who publicly urged other military members to disobey orders and not help distribute COVID-19 vaccines was reprimanded and fined on Thursday after apologizing for his “public display of disloyalty.