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Quebec to see first all-electric police car, promoting less menacing image

MONTREAL — A town north of Montreal says it's working with its police department to launch a six-month pilot project that will introduce Quebec's first all-electric police cars. The project in Repentigny, Que.
'Should be an alarm bell': Calls for action after fatal fires on First Nations

'Should be an alarm bell': Calls for action after fatal fires on First Nations

Monias Fiddler says time is moving slowly for the Sandy Lake First Nation as the community feels the immense weight from the loss of three children in a house fire last month.

No winning ticket for Friday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Feb.15 will be an estimated $20 million. The Canadian Press
Flower supply chain issues prompt some B.C. buyers to look local

Flower supply chain issues prompt some B.C. buyers to look local

VANCOUVER — It was stubbornness that led a family farm on Vancouver Island to keep growing roses when competitors left the industry or shifted production to marijuana years ago.
Injunction granted to prevent protesters from blocking Ambassador Bridge

Injunction granted to prevent protesters from blocking Ambassador Bridge

Protesters blocking one of Canada's busiest border crossings were dealt a one-two punch Friday, as a court granted an injunction banning their blockade and Ontario's premier declared a state of emergency that would subject them to major fines.
Lost in the B.C. woods for 74 days, Bear Henry thankful to forestry workers' rescue

Lost in the B.C. woods for 74 days, Bear Henry thankful to forestry workers' rescue

VICTORIA — Bear Henry says they survived more than 70 days stuck in a camper van on a remote Vancouver Island mountain forest road with only a few days' worth of canned beans, raw rice, cat food and melted snow.
The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

OTTAWA — The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, both in Ottawa and various cities across Canada. All times eastern: 7 p.m.
Concerns about violence make it difficult to know when protests will end: Trudeau

Concerns about violence make it difficult to know when protests will end: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Government officials invoked stronger measures Friday to stop illegal blockades that were paralyzing the national capital and halting traffic at Canada's busiest border crossing with the United States.
Trudeau says almost half of protesters' funds from U.S., as they turn to Bitcoin

Trudeau says almost half of protesters' funds from U.S., as they turn to Bitcoin

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says about half of the money being raised for protesters blockading Parliament Hill and several border crossings is coming from the United States, but an expert says attempting to stop the flow of cash is like p
Quebec Court of Appeal upholds majority of federal Indigenous child welfare law

Quebec Court of Appeal upholds majority of federal Indigenous child welfare law

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld the majority of a federal law that gives Indigenous governments more control over child welfare.
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