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Quebec declines talks with feds, provinces, territories on coerced sterilization

Quebec declines talks with feds, provinces, territories on coerced sterilization

OTTAWA — Quebec won't be part of a working group the federal government wants to examine claims that Indigenous women have been sterilized against their will.
Vodka company CEO scratching his head over Newfoundland iceberg water heist

Vodka company CEO scratching his head over Newfoundland iceberg water heist

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The remarkable theft of about 30,000 litres of iceberg water from a vodka company warehouse in Newfoundland has bewildered the firm's owners.
Liberals want quick results from new skills-training think-tank in Toronto

Liberals want quick results from new skills-training think-tank in Toronto

OTTAWA — Federal efforts to calm anxiety about a rapidly changing job market took another step Thursday as the Liberals launched a new agency ahead of a federal budget that will put a heavy focus on skills training.
Lawyer says QuadrigaCX is out of money: 'We don't have anything'

Lawyer says QuadrigaCX is out of money: 'We don't have anything'

HALIFAX — Once one of Canada's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, QuadrigaCX has now run out of money.
New details in U.S. woman's appeal of sentence in Valentine's Day plot

New details in U.S. woman's appeal of sentence in Valentine's Day plot

HALIFAX — New court documents reveal details of how one of the masterminds of a foiled plot to attack a Halifax mall on Valentine's Day plans to appeal her life sentence.
Blood found 'in all directions' in Richard Oland's office, expert testifies

Blood found 'in all directions' in Richard Oland's office, expert testifies

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Richard Oland's final moments as he was bludgeoned to death in his office are being traced in court through the patterns of bloodstains and spatter that radiated around his body. RCMP Sgt.
A brief, incomplete history of strange Canadian industrial thefts

A brief, incomplete history of strange Canadian industrial thefts

Police are baffled after Newfoundland thieves made off with about 30,000 litres of unbottled iceberg water worth as much as $12,000. The unusual bounty, which was to be used to make vodka, was being stored in a warehouse in Port Union, N.L.
Winnipeg transit rejects signage in memory of bus driver killed on job

Winnipeg transit rejects signage in memory of bus driver killed on job

Winnipeg Transit drivers were told Thursday not to display messages on their buses in memory of a colleague murdered on the job exactly two years ago.

Toronto woman found guilty of terror charges sentenced to seven years in prison

TORONTO — A woman convicted of terror charges for attacking workers at a Canadian Tire store in Toronto was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday after a judge found her mental illness played a key role in her crimes.
'Really special:' Antique store wants to return WW1 veteran's letter to family

'Really special:' Antique store wants to return WW1 veteran's letter to family

STEINBACH, Man. — At first Amanda Kehler didn't notice the envelope with a faded address lying among old newspapers and certificates.