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Quebec Liquor Corp. warehouse staff OK deal; restocking shelves will take few weeks

Quebec Liquor Corp. warehouse staff OK deal; restocking shelves will take few weeks

MONTREAL — Quebec's liquor corporation says its warehouse workers have ratified a new contract, but it will be a few weeks more before store shelves are full again. Union members voted 86.
Edmonton's animal cruelty investigations unit example for other police services

Edmonton's animal cruelty investigations unit example for other police services

EDMONTON — It started with a puppy they named Tucker. In 2017, constables Ilka Cunningham and Ted Dyck with the Edmonton Police Service were sent to an animal cruelty call and found a puppy that had been beaten.
'Have to forgive:' Son of woman killed in crash caused by premier trying to move on

'Have to forgive:' Son of woman killed in crash caused by premier trying to move on

SASKATOON — Steve Balog says his mom didn’t come from money but she knew how to give in kindness. One of the first times he remembers seeing her selflessness was when she pulled over to help a boy on the side of the road.
With child-care program Trudeau finds a model for influencing provincial policy

With child-care program Trudeau finds a model for influencing provincial policy

OTTAWA — If you had asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last year whether the federal government could have a stronger hand in provincial health matters, he says his answer might have been different.
Few inmates using flawed needle exchange program meant to protect against HIV: report

Few inmates using flawed needle exchange program meant to protect against HIV: report

OTTAWA — Inmates' access to sterile needles in Canadian federal prisons continues to be severely limited, potentially exposing them to blood-borne infections including HIV and hepatitis C.

Ontario ticket holder wins Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — Lotto Max players, especially those in Ontario, should definitely check their tickets for Friday night's draw. The huge $70 million jackpot was won by someone who bought their ticket in Ontario.
Dentists see pandemic stress in patients with more grinding, cracked, broken teeth

Dentists see pandemic stress in patients with more grinding, cracked, broken teeth

VICTORIA — Stress and anxiety connected to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is revealing itself in people’s mouths, say dentists who report increasing cases of patients with cracked, broken and damaged teeth over the past 20 months.
Capacity limits, cancellation orders as B.C. tries to reduce Omicron variant spread

Capacity limits, cancellation orders as B.C. tries to reduce Omicron variant spread

VICTORIA — British Columbia is reducing the size of gatherings and events over the next six weeks in an effort to contain an expected rapid rise in cases due to the highly transmissible COVID-19 Omicron variant.
A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada and the restrictions being brought in to try to stem the spread of the Omicron variant: — Canada is bringing back a requirement, starting Tuesday, for everyone entering the country to have a negative molec
Housing for displaced flood victims high priority as military wraps B.C. assistance

Housing for displaced flood victims high priority as military wraps B.C. assistance

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The mayor of a British Columbia community devastated by last month's floods says finding winter housing for displaced residents is his top priority with recovery efforts underway.