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Ex-Hasidic couple lose case against Quebec government over inadequate education

Ex-Hasidic couple lose case against Quebec government over inadequate education

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has ruled against a former Hasidic couple who took the Quebec government to court for failing to ensure they received the education to which they were entitled.

Trudeau tells United Nations to address COVID-19 inequality amid vaccine advances

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is telling the United Nations General Assembly that the world's fight against COVID-19 doesn't end with the successful distribution of a vaccine.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 1:56 p.m. Nunavut is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 in Arviat today, bringing the community's active case count to 68. All cases in Rankin Inlet have now recovered.
Alek Minassian says he had a 'strong desire' to commit van attack, court hears

Alek Minassian says he had a 'strong desire' to commit van attack, court hears

TORONTO — The man who drove a van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people told a psychiatrist he had a strong desire to commit the attack.
St. Michael's sex assault trial to hear more of complainant's police statement

St. Michael's sex assault trial to hear more of complainant's police statement

An Ontario court is hearing a teen boy told police he was warned not to "snitch" after being sexually assaulted by a group of fellow students at a renowned Toronto high school.

Canada ignoring climate change costs taking increasing chunk off GDP growth: study

A federally funded research group says the costs of climate change are already taking a chunk out of the growth of Canada's economy. In a report released today, the Institute for Climate Choices adds those costs are only the start of what's coming.
COVID-19 puts pressure health-care system as armed forces plan vaccine rollout

COVID-19 puts pressure health-care system as armed forces plan vaccine rollout

The Canadian Armed Forces is preparing for the most ambitious and complex vaccine rollout in the country’s history as many provinces report increasing hospitalizations and added pressure on the health-care system.
Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

WINNIPEG — Some leaders and health professionals say they are facing a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic of persuading Indigenous people to trust a health system that has a history of experimenting on them.
Liberals table bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Liberals table bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA — The Liberal government introduced long-awaited legislation Thursday to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which Justice Minister David Lametti described as a significant step forward on the path to
Head of regional health authority where Indigenous woman died removed from post

Head of regional health authority where Indigenous woman died removed from post

MONTREAL — Two months after the death of Joyce Echaquan in a Quebec hospital, the head of the regional health authority that runs the hospital has been removed from his post.