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Hundreds of Quebec daycares closed by unlimited strike as contract talks stall

Hundreds of Quebec daycares closed by unlimited strike as contract talks stall

MONTREAL — Thousands of public daycare workers in Quebec launched an unlimited strike on Wednesday, after contract talks with the government stalled over pay raises for support staff such as kitchen and maintenance employees.
New probe after second violent arrest video involving Quebec City police goes viral

New probe after second violent arrest video involving Quebec City police goes viral

MONTREAL — Quebec City police are facing a second independent probe into their conduct, following the release of another violent arrest video from last weekend, the province's public security minister said Wednesday.
Feds open bids for 'major attraction' in renewed bid for land project in Ottawa

Feds open bids for 'major attraction' in renewed bid for land project in Ottawa

OTTAWA — A federal agency is swinging open the doors for companies to propose one or more attractions to anchor a major land development project near the capital's downtown.
Dumping day: Lobster fishing season opens in southwestern Nova Scotia

Dumping day: Lobster fishing season opens in southwestern Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's fall lobster fishing season opened early today in the two most lucrative fishing areas in Canada.
Conversion therapy bill, another storm for BC: In The News for Dec. 1

Conversion therapy bill, another storm for BC: In The News for Dec. 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Supreme Court ruling could change how human rights law is applied in Quebec

Supreme Court ruling could change how human rights law is applied in Quebec

MONTREAL — After Marco Ayotte's uncle used a homophobic slur toward him in July 2018 and said he should kill himself, Ayotte didn't just fume about a vulgar, insensitive relative. He filed a complaint with the Quebec's human rights commission.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $32 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $32 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Dec. 3 will grow to an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each. The Canadian Press
Little progress made to combat anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care: report

Little progress made to combat anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care: report

VANCOUVER — A progress report on a plan to address anti-Indigenous racism in British Columbia's health-care system says Aboriginal patients continue to disproportionately die as a result of the impacts of racism and the two ongoing public-health emer
Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

EDMONTON — Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission are asking the regulator to look into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province's largest and most prominent homegrown companies.
Travel advisory issued as British Columbia prepares for more heavy rain

Travel advisory issued as British Columbia prepares for more heavy rain

VANCOUVER — Officials warned against non-essential travel Tuesday as the forecast called for heavy rainfall across swaths of southern and coastal British Columbia, including areas devastated by flooding and mudslides just a few weeks ago.
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