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Updated: Quebec police investigate after child hands out pills on school bus

JOLIETTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police are investigating reports an elementary school student handed out pills on a school bus earlier in the week. Preliminary information suggests the child believed

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Quebec police investigate after child hands out pills on school bus

JOLIETTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police are investigating reports an elementary school student handed out pills on a school bus earlier in the week. Preliminary information suggests the child believed

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Man arraigned in Montreal on two counts of attempted murder in separate incidents

MONTREAL — A 56-year-old Quebec man is facing two counts of attempted murder in connection with two separate shooting incidents earlier this month. Jacques Bolduc was arraigned in a Montreal

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Man wanted in 2014 Quebec homicide arrested in Brampton, Ont.

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a suspect wanted in a Quebec homicide has been arrested in Brampton, Ont. Anne Millington-White was fatally shot in 2014 during an altercation between rival

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Former Valeant and Philidor executives plead not guilty in fraud scheme

MONTREAL — A former executive with Valeant Pharmaceuticals and the head of a defunct U.S. mail-order pharmacy pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiring to defraud the Quebec-based drug giant through

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Iranian woman facing deportation from Canada granted temporary residency

MONTREAL — An Iranian woman threatened with expulsion from Canada next week has received a two-year residency permit. The federal government granted the permit to Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh on Thursday,

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One of 3 Quebecers accused of smuggling drugs in Australia abandons bail bid

SYDNEY, Australia — One of three Quebecers accused of trying to import a large amount of cocaine into Australia last year will remain in custody until her trial is scheduled

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Teacher in northern Quebec among finalists for Global Teacher Prize

Maggie MacDonnell, centre, shown in a handout photo, started a running club with her students in Nunavik to improve their physical health and give them an outlet for the personal

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Montreal police fabricate evidence to intimidate officers, suspects: ex-cop

Montreal Chief of Police Philippe Pichet speaks to the media at a news conference, Monday, October 31, 2016 in Montreal. Pichet admitted Wednesday he’s concerned that allegations investigators fabricated evidence

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Montreal police arrest suspect in armed robberies, shootings

Montreal police say they have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with two attempted murders earlier this month. They say the suspect was nabbed today in Saint-Donat, about 140 kilometres

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Woman set for deportation to Iran arrested after being deemed a flight risk

MONTREAL — An Iranian woman threatened with expulsion from Canada was arrested Tuesday because authorities feared she was a flight risk. Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, 60, is set to be deported

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Charge of mischief against religious property laid after mosque vandalism

MONTREAL — A 26-year-old man has been charged with mischief against a place of worship after a Montreal mosque was the target of vandalism early Tuesday. Gavin Johnson appeared in

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Man charged in slaying of spouse, 60, at long-term care facility

MONTREAL — A Montreal man was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in the slaying of his spouse, a death he suggests was driven by compassion. Michel Cadotte was formally arraigned

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Refugees coming to Canada face complicated process in seeking status

A young man from Yemen is handcuffed by an RCMP officer after crossing the U.S.-Canada border into Canada near Hemmingford, Que., on Friday, February 17, 2017. For many asylum-seekers crossing