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Canada-Morocco: Canada fans look forward to next World Cup after loss in final match

Canada-Morocco: Canada fans look forward to next World Cup after loss in final match

MONTREAL — Fans of the Canadian men's soccer team were left disappointed by their 2-1 loss to Morocco on Thursday, but there was also optimism about the country's chances in World Cup 2026, which Canada will co-host.
Saskatchewan mass stabbing sparks law to suspend benefits for offenders at large

Saskatchewan mass stabbing sparks law to suspend benefits for offenders at large

REGINA — Saskatchewan says it wants to suspend social assistance for violent offenders who have warrants out for their arrest.
Scrambling for aircraft in N.S. mass shooting, RCMP told to 'pound sand': official

Scrambling for aircraft in N.S. mass shooting, RCMP told to 'pound sand': official

HALIFAX — Transcripts of calls between the RCMP and search and rescue officials in Halifax show an overall lack of understanding of what was required to have a military aircraft assist during the search for a gunman who killed 22 people in April 2020
A look at how $10-a-day child-care plans have been rolling out across Canada

A look at how $10-a-day child-care plans have been rolling out across Canada

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Families in Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care, the first jurisdiction to achieve the goal under a Canada-wide plan.
Iceland's ambassador discusses shared priorities with leaders in N. W. T

Iceland's ambassador discusses shared priorities with leaders in N. W. T

YELLOWKNIFE — Iceland's ambassador to Canada was in the Northwest Territories capital this week discussing shared priorities with leaders in the territory. Hlynur Gudjonsson met with N.W.T.
Parti Québécois barred from Quebec legislature after refusing to take oath to King

Parti Québécois barred from Quebec legislature after refusing to take oath to King

QUEBEC — The drama playing out in Quebec's capital over the Parti Québécois's refusal to swear the oath of office to the King reached its climax Thursday, as the three elected members of the party were barred from taking their seats in the legislatur
Joly ups cash for International Criminal Court sex-crime probes, as Russia rift grows

Joly ups cash for International Criminal Court sex-crime probes, as Russia rift grows

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is announcing another $1 million for the International Criminal Court.
Advocates criticize slow expansion of needle exchange program in federal prisons

Advocates criticize slow expansion of needle exchange program in federal prisons

OTTAWA — The federal prison needle exchange program is failing because of a poor rollout by the Correctional Service of Canada and a lack of improvement since it was introduced four years ago, health advocates say.
Nunavut reaches $10-a-day average for child care, years ahead of Canada-wide goal

Nunavut reaches $10-a-day average for child care, years ahead of Canada-wide goal

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Families across Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care under a Canada-wide plan, 15 months earlier than initially expected and three years ahead of the national goal.
'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

KYIV, Ukraine — At first glance, the space looks like any other trendy gallery in a western country: faded walls, a stylish café where regulars chat quietly, all in a neighbourhood that wouldn't look that out of place in Montreal.
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