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Six-year-old girl in Montreal dies after stabbing in east-end home

Six-year-old girl in Montreal dies after stabbing in east-end home

MONTREAL — A six-year-old girl was stabbed in an east-end Montreal residence early Thursday morning and died of her injuries hours later in hospital, police said. Montreal police said they are considering her death a homicide.
Bus driver with one eye wins discrimination case; judge nixes licence rule

Bus driver with one eye wins discrimination case; judge nixes licence rule

TORONTO — A city bus driver whose licence was revoked after she lost her eye to cancer has won her battle to have the relevant provincial regulations declared unconstitutional.
Disabled Canadians struggle to be paired with service animals amid pandemic

Disabled Canadians struggle to be paired with service animals amid pandemic

If the past three months without a service dog have been a challenge for Ann Moxley, the next year seems poised to be a struggle.
Chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance announces impending retirement

Chief of defence staff Jonathan Vance announces impending retirement

OTTAWA — Gen. Jonathan Vance, who led the military through a major pivot after the war in Afghanistan, announced Wednesday he is stepping down as chief of the defence staff.
Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money

Alberta, Ottawa agree on one-year child-care deal with some COVID money

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals and Alberta's United Conservatives have agreed on a one-year extension to child-care funding that will also help offset costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the $912-million Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: April 5: Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minist
Third day of searching for Nova Scotia man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Third day of searching for Nova Scotia man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — RCMP say they continue to get reports of sightings of Tobias Charles Doucette, the fugitive accused of stabbing a police sergeant, assaulting a woman and injuring a police dog, as the manhunt for him enters its third day.
Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

Documents reveal doubts on Alberta plans to close, deregulate parks

EDMONTON — Top advisers to Alberta's environment minister were cautious about the government's plans to shrink the province's parks system and made recommendations he didn't follow.
Toronto's masking bylaws and a Nick Cordero album; The News for July 23

Toronto's masking bylaws and a Nick Cordero album; The News for July 23

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 July 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls

Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau faced calls for his resignation Wednesday after revealing he had just repaid over $41,000 in travel charges to WE Charity — an organization MPs heard had multiple contacts with his office while the government pl