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Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse granted day parole

Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse granted day parole

A former Mountie and sports coach convicted of sexually abusing young boys in British Columbia and Saskatchewan has been granted day parole.

Canada ready to 'impose costs' on malicious cyberactors, advisers tell Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canada will work with allies to strike back at foreign cyberattackers and "impose costs" that make them understand the price of their wrongdoing, advisers have told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition

Facing minority Parliament, Trudeau tells MPs to respect opposition

OTTAWA — Play nice. That was Justin Trudeau's advice Thursday to Liberal MPs as they gathered to plot strategy for Monday's resumption of Parliament for its first extended sitting since the Oct.

Symptoms, diagnosis of coronavirus

OTTAWA — Canada's chief medical officer, Theresa Tam, says there is a low risk of an outbreak here of a coronoavirus that has killed least 17 people in China and infected another 500.
Canadian experts returning home after probing Tehran plane crash, TSB says

Canadian experts returning home after probing Tehran plane crash, TSB says

OTTAWA — The Transportation Safety Board said Thursday Canadian investigators will be on hand "wherever and whenever" Iran finally downloads the information contained on the black boxes from the Ukrainian jetliner shot down in Tehran on Jan. 8.
Quebec to consult on expanding medical aid in dying to mentally ill

Quebec to consult on expanding medical aid in dying to mentally ill

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will hold at least one day of public consultations on the possibility of expanding access to medical aid in dying to people suffering from severe mental illness, Health Minister Danielle McCann said Thursday.
Second day of search yields no sign of French snowmobilers missing in Quebec

Second day of search yields no sign of French snowmobilers missing in Quebec

ST-HENRI-DE-TAILLON, Que. — It was an exuberant group of French travellers who set off from Christine Reis' inn north of La Tuque, Que.

Things for people in Canada to know about the coronavirus

Concerns about a viral outbreak in China have put global health officials on alert, but how much of a threat is the coronavirus to Canadians? The World Health Organization stopped short of calling it a global health emergency, while officials here ha
Barriers exist for women to get into Conservative race: Marilyn Gladu

Barriers exist for women to get into Conservative race: Marilyn Gladu

OTTAWA — Tight timelines for membership sign-ups and a high entry fee could be keeping women out of the Conservative leadership race, says Marilyn Gladu, an Ontario MP who is the only woman seeking the top job so far.
Poilievre ends bid for Tory leadership over desire to spend time with daughter

Poilievre ends bid for Tory leadership over desire to spend time with daughter

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre is bowing out of his party's leadership race, aborting his campaign before it really begins.