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A Canadian serial killer who brought victims to his pig farm is hospitalized after a prison assault

May. 21, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who brought female victims to his pig farm during a crime spree near Vancouver in the 1990s and early 2000s, was assaulted in prison and has been hospitalized in life-threatening condition, authorities said Tuesday. A...

Retired judge finds no reliable evidence against Quebec cardinal; purported victim declines to talk

May. 21, 2024 14:29 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A retired Canadian judge said Tuesday he couldn’t find any reliable evidence of sexual misconduct by the archbishop of Quebec, after the purported victim refused to cooperate with his investigation and the cardinal strongly denied the claim. Pope Francis had tasked...

Some of the Catholic Church's best-known approved, and not approved, reports of apparitions of Mary

May. 17, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has revised how it evaluates purported supernatural events, such as reported visions of the Virgin Mary, to guard against hoaxes and account for news going viral. Previous approved apparitions have turned these sites into major pilgrimage...

IntelGenx: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

VILLE SAINT LAURENT, Quebec (AP) — VILLE SAINT LAURENT, Quebec (AP) — IntelGenx Technologies Corp. (IGXT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $4 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Ville Saint Laurent, Quebec-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents. ...

BCE: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 02, 2024 07:17 AM EDT

VERDUN, Quebec (AP) — VERDUN, Quebec (AP) — BCE Inc. (BCE) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $298.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Verdun, Quebec-based company said it had profit of 33 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 53 cents per share....

CN: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 23, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

MONTREAL QUEBEC, Quebec (AP) — MONTREAL QUEBEC, Quebec (AP) — Canadian National Railway Co. (CNI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $818.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Montreal Quebec, Quebec-based company said it had net income of $1.28. The...

In call with Blinken, father of killed aid worker urges tougher US stance on Israel in Gaza

Apr. 07, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When America's top diplomat called with condolences over the killing of John Flickinger's son in the Israeli airstrikes on a World Central Kitchen aid convoy in Gaza, Flickinger knew what he wanted to say. The grieving father told Secretary of State...

Brian Mulroney, former Canadian prime minister who forged closer ties with US, dies at 84

Mar. 01, 2024 08:34 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who forged close ties with two Republican U.S. presidents through a sweeping free trade agreement that was once vilified but is now celebrated, died Thursday. He was 84. The country’s 18th prime minister died...

Canada reimposes a visa requirement on Mexicans

Feb. 29, 2024 11:21 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s government is reimposing the visa requirements on Mexican nationals visiting Canada, the immigration minister announced Thursday. Quebec’s premier has been urging the Canadian government to slow the influx of immigrants, which he says has been straining...

Former NHL fighter Donald Brashear is still playing hockey at 52 and doing it his way

Feb. 27, 2024 11:27 AM EST

Donald Brashear fought in the NHL because that was his job, not because he wanted to drop the gloves — which he did more than all but seven players to ever play in the league. “Fighting was never the most important thing in my life,” Brashear said. “But I did it anyway and I...