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$153 million in federal cash to fund child care and education training in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Help is on the way for cash-strapped British Columbia parents struggling with expensive daycare fees and long waiting lists, say federal and provincial politicians after signing a bilateral child care agreement Friday.

Quebec universities launch 'world first' UNESCO anti-radicalization chair

MONTREAL — Quebec's new UNESCO chair on the prevention of radicalization and violent extremism is the first of its kind in the world, say members of three universities who launched the project Friday in Sherbrooke, Que.
Canada's provinces promote free trade in Washington: Some conditions apply

Canada's provinces promote free trade in Washington: Some conditions apply

WASHINGTON — The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces came to Washington on Friday to sing the praises of free trade: lower prices, more jobs, better selection at the grocery store and supply chains that create geo-political bonds.
Despite some surprising misses, Canada assured of highest Winter Olympic medal count

Despite some surprising misses, Canada assured of highest Winter Olympic medal count

Canada is assured of its highest medal count at a Winter Olympics with two days of competition to go, and that's without expected contributions in sports it normally dominates.
Court rejects former child refugee's request to pause deportation proceedings

Court rejects former child refugee's request to pause deportation proceedings

HALIFAX — A former Somali child refugee's request to temporarily halt his deportation proceedings has been rejected by the Federal Court.
Trudeau's fashion missteps highlight what not to wear on vacation

Trudeau's fashion missteps highlight what not to wear on vacation

TORONTO — The traditional garb that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family have adopted in India has raised eyebrows around the world, but travel experts say that shouldn't dissuade Westerners from trying to honour local norms when they head ov

A glance at the alleged victims of Bruce McArthur, charged in six deaths

TORONTO — Here is a glance at the alleged victims of Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto landscaper charged with six counts of first-degree murder: MAJEED KAYHAN The 58-year-old Toronto man was reported missing in October 2012.
Bruce McArthur now charged with murders of six men: Toronto police

Bruce McArthur now charged with murders of six men: Toronto police

Toronto police have laid a new murder charge against an alleged serial killer who is believed to have preyed upon men from the city's gay community for years, bringing the total number of people he's accused of killing to six. Det. Sgt.
New Brunswick mom makes appeal for help in teenager's suspicious disappearance

New Brunswick mom makes appeal for help in teenager's suspicious disappearance

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick mother has issued an emotional appeal for her missing 17-year-old son, who last spoke to her more than seven months ago and whose disappearance is considered suspicious.
Timeline of events in the case of alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

Timeline of events in the case of alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur

TORONTO — A timeline of key events in the case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur based on information released by Toronto police: ___ September 2010 — Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, disappears from Toronto's gay village.