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Jewish federal employees form network to combat antisemitism in government service

Jewish federal employees form network to combat antisemitism in government service

OTTAWA — Jewish civil servants met the prime minister's special envoy on fighting antisemitism to ask for support dealing with anti-Jewish abuse and slurs in the federal public service.
Supreme Court restores manslaughter conviction in Regina child starvation case

Supreme Court restores manslaughter conviction in Regina child starvation case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the conviction of a foster father in the starvation death of one child and the near death of her sister who were both in his and his wife's care.
Government launches second phase of skilled refugee pilot program

Government launches second phase of skilled refugee pilot program

OTTAWA — The government has expanded a pilot that allows refugees to apply for permanent residency through conventional economic immigration streams by removing some of the barriers that would traditionally have precluded them.
Two men found dead in aftermath of fire at rooming house in Quebec City

Two men found dead in aftermath of fire at rooming house in Quebec City

QUEBEC — Police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two men found dead inside a home that caught fire in Quebec City early this morning. The fire started at about 1 a.m.
Democracy summit, Chinese firm loses bid pausing Ottawa order: In The News for Dec. 8

Democracy summit, Chinese firm loses bid pausing Ottawa order: In The News for Dec. 8

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 Dec. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Rebuffing ransomware: How to prevent your organization from becoming a victim

Rebuffing ransomware: How to prevent your organization from becoming a victim

OTTAWA — Cybercriminals have zeroed in on a lucrative tactic, holding the digital files of crucial enterprises hostage until a hefty fee is paid, often in hard-to-trace virtual currency.
U.S., where democracy is under siege, hosts global two-day summit on … democracy

U.S., where democracy is under siege, hosts global two-day summit on … democracy

WASHINGTON — The United States — once a shining example of democracy's virtues, now a glaring case study into its hair-trigger fault lines — hosts like-minded countries from around the world Thursday to explore ways of defending the western way of li
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. But one of the draw's four $1 million Maxmillion prizes went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The grand prize for the next draw on Dec.
B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

VICTORIA — Restoration companies and contractors in British Columbia that are about to help launch a massive flood cleanup and repair effort must be aware of the risks and hazards their work could pose to employees, says the province's worker protect
Chinese-controlled firm loses court bid to pause Ottawa's divestment order

Chinese-controlled firm loses court bid to pause Ottawa's divestment order

OTTAWA — State-owned China Mobile has lost a court bid for a temporary hold on Ottawa's order that its Canadian affiliate be divested or wound up over national security concerns.