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Police investigate after woman, two young sons found dead in east-end Montreal home

Police investigate after woman, two young sons found dead in east-end Montreal home

MONTREAL — Police officers who showed up at an east-end Montreal home Wednesday morning to break the news of a family member's death instead discovered the bodies of a 42 year-old-woman and her two young sons, ages two and four.
Family of man detained in Egypt urges Champagne to help bring him home

Family of man detained in Egypt urges Champagne to help bring him home

OTTAWA — The family of a Canadian man who has been in a Cairo prison for the last 10 months wants Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who is in Egypt this week, to secure his release and bring him home.
Animal rescuers rally to save feral cats soon to be left alone in N.L. town

Animal rescuers rally to save feral cats soon to be left alone in N.L. town

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Cat lovers across Atlantic Canada are rallying to save feral felines in a Newfoundland town that will soon be abandoned, as the provincial government backs down from a plan to euthanize the animals.

World-class Fisheries, coast guard vessel delivered as part of national program

VANCOUVER — A second state-of-the-art vessel has been delivered to the Canadian Coast Guard from a shipyard in Vancouver before it heads to its new home in Dartmouth, N.S., as part of a national shipbuilding strategy.
'Chicken Bones' liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy a hit in N.B.

'Chicken Bones' liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy a hit in N.B.

FREDERICTON — For generations, the pink hard candy known as Chicken Bones has been a Christmas treat in the Maritimes, and now a new drink that draws inspiration from the candy's distinct flavour is in big demand this holiday season.
Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

Ottawa accepts New Brunswick's carbon-tax proposal

OTTAWA — New Brunswick consumers will get a break at the gas pumps come April, after the federal government approved the province's carbon-tax proposal Wednesday.
Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

Nova Scotia MP steps back from duties after death of newborn daughter

OTTAWA — An MP from Nova Scotia says he won't take his seat in the House of Commons right away after the death of his newborn daughter.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan to kill wolves that get too close to an endangered woodland caribou herd is raising concern among environmentalists, who accuse the government of sidestepping the true problem of habitat loss.
Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by killing wolves

MONTREAL — A Quebec government plan that involves shooting wolves if they get too close to an endangered caribou herd is drawing criticism from environmentalists.
New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

New NAFTA, a school strike and a school streaker; In The News for Dec. 11

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. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...