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Education minister calls out Montreal school for putting autistic kids in closet

Education minister calls out Montreal school for putting autistic kids in closet

Quebec's education minister called out a Montreal school Tuesday for its reported practice of locking panicking autistic children into a small and unsafe closet to calm them down.
Montreal man sentenced to two years for killing of Alzheimer's-stricken wife

Montreal man sentenced to two years for killing of Alzheimer's-stricken wife

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge said she hopes the voices of caregivers struggling to care for loved ones are heard as she sentenced a Montreal man who suffocated his Alzheimer's-stricken wife with a pillow to two years less a day in jail.
Young woman killed, teen injured after father sets fire at Calgary home: police

Young woman killed, teen injured after father sets fire at Calgary home: police

CALGARY — Police say a young woman was killed and her teenage sister badly injured in a fire set by their father who also died in the home where there had been a history of conflict.
Halifax police rule out charges after probe of doctor who examined RCMP recruits

Halifax police rule out charges after probe of doctor who examined RCMP recruits

Halifax police say no charges will be laid following an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against a doctor who examined RCMP recruits over a period spanning several decades.
Canada wanted China to stop 'inaccurate' talk about justice system in Huawei case

Canada wanted China to stop 'inaccurate' talk about justice system in Huawei case

OTTAWA — Global Affairs officials wanted Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to tell a senior Chinese Communist Party official in December that China should stop spreading "inaccurate" information about the Canadian justice system following th
Accused in woman's death 'controlled every aspect' of home they shared: Crown

Accused in woman's death 'controlled every aspect' of home they shared: Crown

WINNIPEG — A Crown prosecutor argued Tuesday that a man accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a barrel in their backyard used physical and psychological abuse to manipulate multiple women who lived in the home. "Mr.

Woman charged after allegedly throwing bong water on ex-girlfriend

KINGSTON, Ont. — An Ontario woman who allegedly threw bong water on her ex-girlfriend during an argument has been charged with assault. Police in Kingston, Ont.
MPs demand more help as mental-health issues approach 'crisis' on Canada's farms

MPs demand more help as mental-health issues approach 'crisis' on Canada's farms

OTTAWA — Lawmakers are calling on the federal government to better support farmers who they say are especially vulnerable to mental-health issues like stress, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Quebecer jailed in Oman being extradited to United Arab Emirates, son says

Quebecer jailed in Oman being extradited to United Arab Emirates, son says

MONTREAL — A Quebec man who has been jailed on fraud-related charges in the Middle East is being extradited from Oman to the United Arab Emirates, his son said Tuesday.

Canada files North Pole competing claim with Russia, Denmark

Canada has finally made its case that the top of the world flies the Maple Leaf.