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Nine months into Biden's first term, all U.S. eyes on Virginia governor's race

Nine months into Biden's first term, all U.S. eyes on Virginia governor's race

WASHINGTON — Voters in Virginia are choosing their next governor Tuesday, a vote that could have wide-reaching implications for the sitting U.S. president, his ever-present predecessor and the balance of power on Capitol Hill.
Quebec Liberals eject Montpetit from caucus over harassment allegations

Quebec Liberals eject Montpetit from caucus over harassment allegations

QUEBEC — A Quebec Liberal member of the national assembly has been expelled from the party's caucus after a formal complaint of workplace harassment. Marie Montpetit was ejected Monday and will sit as an Independent.
'Systemic ageism' to blame for COVID-19 deaths in Quebec care homes, inquest hears

'Systemic ageism' to blame for COVID-19 deaths in Quebec care homes, inquest hears

MONTREAL — "Systemic ageism," outdated health-care facilities and government reforms contributed to the tragedy that unfolded in the province's long-term care homes during the first wave of COVID-19, a former Quebec health minister told a coroner's i
Trudeau moves on pledge to cap oil and gas emissions as COP26 talks begin in Scotland

Trudeau moves on pledge to cap oil and gas emissions as COP26 talks begin in Scotland

GLASGOW, United Kingdom — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the memory of Lytton, B.C.
Losing candidate for Manitoba Tory leadership wants swearing-in delayed

Losing candidate for Manitoba Tory leadership wants swearing-in delayed

WINNIPEG — The losing candidate in the race for the leadership of Manitoba's governing Progressive Conservatives is challenging the results, calling for a redo of the vote and pushing to delay the swearing-in of the winner as premier.

Settlement approved in lawsuit against fertility doc alleged to have used wrong sperm

An Ontario court has approved a settlement that will see more than $13 million divided between families who allege an Ottawa fertility doctor used his own sperm and that of the wrong donors in performing artificial inseminations.
Hydro-Québec project facing 'green' opposition in Maine ahead of Tuesday's referendum

Hydro-Québec project facing 'green' opposition in Maine ahead of Tuesday's referendum

AUGUSTA, Maine — A plan to export hydroelectricity from Quebec to Massachusetts is facing opposition from environmental groups in Maine — where a 233-kilometre transmission line would be built — despite the promise of major greenhouse gas reductions.
Mandatory vaccination rule extended to staff, visitors to Senate workplaces

Mandatory vaccination rule extended to staff, visitors to Senate workplaces

OTTAWA — Anyone wanting access to workplaces in Canada's Senate will need to be fully immunized against COVID-19.
Suspected cyberattack in N.L. hits 'brain' of province's health-care system

Suspected cyberattack in N.L. hits 'brain' of province's health-care system

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A suspected cyberattack on Newfoundland and Labrador's health network has led to the cancellation of thousands of medical appointments across the province and forced some local health systems to revert to paper.
Winnipeg man charged in hospital attack and in death of his parents

Winnipeg man charged in hospital attack and in death of his parents

WINNIPEG — Police won't say what motive was involvedafter a man was chargedwith killing his parents and then attacking a nurse at a Winnipeg hospital.