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Claressa Shields moving up 2 weight classes to challenge heavyweight champ Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse

Jun. 04, 2024 12:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields announced Tuesday she is moving up two weight classes to challenge women's WBC heavyweight champion Vanessa Lepage-Joanisse on July 27. Shields (14-0, 2 KOs) and Lepage-Joanisse (7-1, 2 KOs) of Quebec will headline the...

Sharing a bond of ski racing, 2 Canadian Olympians have remained fast friends for nearly 80 years

Jun. 04, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

This wasn't just a dinner between two friends of nearly 80 years. It was a rare and unexpected opportunity to catch up in person last November at the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame banquet. A chance to reminisce about ski racing, their longtime bond, and family. To stroll down memory...

CAE: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 28, 2024 05:13 AM EDT

ST-LAURENT, Quebec (AP) — ST-LAURENT, Quebec (AP) — CAE Inc. (CAE) on Monday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $359.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the St-Laurent, Quebec-based company said it had a loss of...

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. ...