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Woman dead, man charged with second-degree murder in stabbing east of Montreal

Woman dead, man charged with second-degree murder in stabbing east of Montreal

SAINT-BASILE-LE-GRAND, Que. — A 53-year-old Quebec man has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his spouse in St-Basile-le-Grand, Que., just east of Montreal.
Jury in cold case murder sequestered as judge begins delivering instructions

Jury in cold case murder sequestered as judge begins delivering instructions

SAGUENAY, Que. — The jury that will decide the fate of a Quebec man charged with the first-degree murder and sexual assault of a 19-year-old junior college student in 2000 was sequestered today after the judge began delivering instructions.
New Supreme Court justice proud of 'demystifying' processes at the top bench

New Supreme Court justice proud of 'demystifying' processes at the top bench

OTTAWA — Trust in the Canadian justice system depends on clear communication to the public, Canada's newest Supreme Court justice said as she was officially welcomed to the country's highest court.
Élections Québec probe after couple says they were told to donate to meet minister

Élections Québec probe after couple says they were told to donate to meet minister

Quebec's elections agency is investigating donations totalling $200 made to the governing Coalition Avenir Québec by a couple who say they were told they could meet the transport minister if they donated.
Italian PM Meloni to visit Canada less than a year after spat over LGBTQ+ issues

Italian PM Meloni to visit Canada less than a year after spat over LGBTQ+ issues

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office says his Italian counterpart, Giorgia Meloni, will visit Canada next month. Meloni is set to visit Toronto on March 2 in her first visit since she was elected in 2022.
N.S. man's letters indicate suicide risk as short-staffed jail kept inmates in cells

N.S. man's letters indicate suicide risk as short-staffed jail kept inmates in cells

HALIFAX — For days on end, Richard Murray barely left his jail cell, trapped by staffing shortages that forced officials to lock down inmates. "This is total cruelty and I only exist in these four walls of hell ....
In the news today: Ukraine working to rebuild as war with Russia nears two year mark

In the news today: Ukraine working to rebuild as war with Russia nears two year mark

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
'No backup plan': Funding for HIV self-testing kits ending in March

'No backup plan': Funding for HIV self-testing kits ending in March

Prossy Luzige often gets calls from people looking for HIV tests that they can do in the privacy of their own homes.
Could Canadians lose access to Pornhub? Depends on what happens with a Senate bill

Could Canadians lose access to Pornhub? Depends on what happens with a Senate bill

OTTAWA — The owners of Pornhub say blocking access to Canadians is among options they're considering as they try to persuade parliamentarians to reject an approach for age verification outlined in a controversial Senate bill.
'Tugs at my heart': Volunteers help rebuild as Ukraine war nears second anniversary

'Tugs at my heart': Volunteers help rebuild as Ukraine war nears second anniversary

As Ukraine nears a grim anniversary in its war with Russia, the Red Cross says residents in the strife-torn country are adapting to a new normal of cannibalized houses, intermittent electricity, air raid sirens and rocket attacks.