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Ex-Parti Québécois health minister Jean Rochon, 83, dies

Ex-Parti Québécois health minister Jean Rochon, 83, dies

MONTREAL — Jean Rochon, a former Parti Québécois health minister known for introducing anti-smoking measures and reforms that allowed Quebecers to receive care outside of hospitals, has died.
Three suspects sought after Montreal teenager stabbed outside his school

Three suspects sought after Montreal teenager stabbed outside his school

MONTREAL — The fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Montreal boy Monday afternoon took place just outside the school he attended, the English Montreal School Board said Tuesday.
Refugee family settling in Peterborough, Ont., after long journey from Afghanistan

Refugee family settling in Peterborough, Ont., after long journey from Afghanistan

PETERBOROUGH — Parwaiz Hamidy's two young sons are all smiles as they rush down a slide at a park in Peterborough, Ont.
Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

Historic Alberta elections, Quebec government restart : In The News for Oct. 19

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 Oct. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'We have made the impossible possible': Calgary, Edmonton celebrate mayoral firsts

'We have made the impossible possible': Calgary, Edmonton celebrate mayoral firsts

Alberta's two major cities are set to make history in their mayoral races after Monday's municipal elections across the province.
Facebook whistleblower rekindles questions about cracking down on Facebook in Canada

Facebook whistleblower rekindles questions about cracking down on Facebook in Canada

OTTAWA — The fallout from a Facebook whistleblower's explosive revelations this month continues to descend on Canada as politicians and experts grapple with how to regulate Big Tech amid renewed questions on the harm it can wreak.
Feds sending more help to NWT to deal with COVID-19 surge

Feds sending more help to NWT to deal with COVID-19 surge

OTTAWA — The federal government is sending more help to the Northwest Territories to deal with a spike in COVID-19 cases.
B.C. money laundering inquiry hears plea for whistleblower protections

B.C. money laundering inquiry hears plea for whistleblower protections

VANCOUVER — A lawyer representing British Columbia government workers has urged a public inquiry into money laundering to call for better protection for whistleblowers, saying had those been in place, illegal cash may not have ended up in provincial
Trudeau visit to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc a chance to rectify Tofino mistake: chief

Trudeau visit to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc a chance to rectify Tofino mistake: chief

KAMLOOPS, B.C.
Two Quebec companies unveil all-electric ambulance with eye to global market

Two Quebec companies unveil all-electric ambulance with eye to global market

MONTREAL — Quebec expects to have its first all-electric ambulances hit the road next year, which provincial Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon said Monday will position the province as a leader in electric transportation.