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Montreal aircraft refuellers sit down with mediators as strike hits third day

Montreal aircraft refuellers sit down with mediators as strike hits third day

The union representing employees who refuel the planes at two Montreal airports met with mediators Thursday as their strike dragged into its third day. Union representatives sat down with mediators at 10 a.m.
Minister says change won't come 'overnight' as new child-welfare law takes effect

Minister says change won't come 'overnight' as new child-welfare law takes effect

OTTAWA — Some Indigenous communities could soon take over authority for their child-welfare systems under a federal law that took effect this week.

New charges laid against teen facing murder charge in death of Hamilton boy

A 14-year-old boy charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a teen in Hamilton now faces new charges in connection with an unrelated incident.

Three siblings, 11, 10 and six, killed in crash near Sudbury, Ont.

A tragic New Year's Day car crash in northeastern Ontario killed three siblings under the age of 12 and left their young friend in hospital with life-threatening injuries, provincial police said Thursday. Const.
Top CEOs made as much as average worker earns in a year by mid-morning Thursday

Top CEOs made as much as average worker earns in a year by mid-morning Thursday

OTTAWA — Canada's 100 highest-paid chief executives were paid record amounts in 2018 in comparison to the employees beneath them, according to a new report released Thursday.

Father convicted of incest wins new trial over prosecution, judge's errors

TORONTO — A prosecutor should not have asked a father accused of incest about why his daughter might have made up her allegations against him, Ontario's top court ruled on Thursday.
Opposition Conservatives head into 2020 with fights ahead on three fronts

Opposition Conservatives head into 2020 with fights ahead on three fronts

OTTAWA — In 2019, federal Conservatives sought to draw voters in their direction with the slogan: "It's time for you to get ahead.
Talks to resume with refuellers and an unsolved murder; In The News for Jan. 2

Talks to resume with refuellers and an unsolved murder; In The News for Jan. 2

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 Jan. 2. What we are watching in Canada ...

Automation, climate change, AI: schools prepping students for jobs of the future

As automation and artificial intelligence continue to transform Canadian workplaces, post-secondary institutions across the country say they are working to prepare students for jobs that may not even exist yet.
Rescue group: stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head

Rescue group: stray dog's condition improving after being found with jar on head

WINNIPEG — After days of uncertainty that followed the rescue of a Manitoba stray dog with pellets in her body, metal in her belly and a plastic jar stuck on her head, the group that's been caring for the beleaguered but friendly pooch says she appea