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Jewish groups 'horrified' by video showing Montreal driver hitting baby in carriage

Jewish groups 'horrified' by video showing Montreal driver hitting baby in carriage

MONTREAL — Jewish groups in Quebec say they are deeply disturbed and horrified after a driver was video-recorded hitting a baby in a stroller that was being pushed along a Montreal intersection by an Orthodox Jewish woman.
Quebec town tries cowboy tactics after crop-trampling cattle evade capture for months

Quebec town tries cowboy tactics after crop-trampling cattle evade capture for months

QUEBEC — A small Quebec town is resorting to cowboy tactics to round up a herd of runaway cattle that have evaded capture for months and have been wreaking havoc in farmers' fields.
More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

More missiles hit as Ukrainians brace for 'worst winter' since Second World War

KYIV, Ukraine — Another barrage of Russian missile strikes hit Ukraine Wednesday, dealing a setback to the country's struggle to restore its power network as winter sets in.
Canada at the World Cup, ministers to testify at inquiry : In The News for Nov. 23

Canada at the World Cup, ministers to testify at inquiry : In The News for Nov. 23

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 Nov. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ... The day has finally arrived.
Twitter turmoil fuels worry Elon Musk's free-speech vision means more social division

Twitter turmoil fuels worry Elon Musk's free-speech vision means more social division

WASHINGTON — For a platform that once only allowed sentences as long as this one, the teeter-totter fate of Twitter sure is consuming a lot of oxygen.
Fiona damage 'nowhere near as severe' after $40M cost of earlier storms: Parks Canada

Fiona damage 'nowhere near as severe' after $40M cost of earlier storms: Parks Canada

OTTAWA — The federal agency overseeing Canada's national parks says that $40 million in damage from two earlier Atlantic Canada storms far eclipsed costs incurred due to post-tropical storm Fiona.
Unexplained wealth orders will make life harder for B.C. criminals: compliance expert

Unexplained wealth orders will make life harder for B.C. criminals: compliance expert

VANCOUVER — Plans by the British Columbia government to confiscate suspected proceeds of crime with "unexplained wealth orders" are drawing praise from an expert in financial compliance as a way to make life harder from criminals.
Vancouver city council approves funding for more police, mental-health nurses

Vancouver city council approves funding for more police, mental-health nurses

Vancouver City Council approved up to $16 million for 100 new police and 100 mental-health nurses Tuesday, part of the campaign platform of newly elected Mayor Ken Sim.
'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

'Substantial relief': Alberta premier announces $2.4B inflation aid package

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith, with Alberta enjoying billions of dollars in surplus cash, announced Tuesday a batch of inflation-fighting relief aid, particularly for families, seniors and the vulnerable.
Assault-style firearm definition draws applause from gun-control group, ire of Tories

Assault-style firearm definition draws applause from gun-control group, ire of Tories

OTTAWA — The Liberal government prompted applause and anger on Tuesday by proposing an evergreen definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm for inclusion in gun-control legislation being studied by a House of Commons committee.