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Seventeen-year-old gunned down in Montreal's first homicide of 2022

Seventeen-year-old gunned down in Montreal's first homicide of 2022

Montreal police say a 17-year-old boy is dead following a shooting Thursday evening in the city's Plateau-Mont-Royal borough.
Quebec seniors minister tells inquest that care homes knew how to manage outbreaks

Quebec seniors minister tells inquest that care homes knew how to manage outbreaks

Quebec's seniors minister told a coroner's inquest on Friday she was confident at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that long-term care homes knew how to manage outbreaks.
Some nurses still don't have proper COVID-19 personal protective equipment: union

Some nurses still don't have proper COVID-19 personal protective equipment: union

OTTAWA — When news of the first cases of COVID-19 began cropping up in Canada in early 2020, Linda Silas was one of the first to ring alarm bells about the lack of proper personal protective equipment for health workers.
Time to review how RCMP can best serve communities, union head says

Time to review how RCMP can best serve communities, union head says

OTTAWA — The head of the RCMP officers' union says it's time for a basic look at how the national police force can best serve communities across the country.
Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

OTTAWA — Canada could be nearing the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but public health experts still expect the high number of cases to drive a surge in daily hospitalizations in coming weeks.

Western Canadian teachers call for more protection after schools reopen

Elementary and secondary schools across Western Canada have reopened following the Christmas break as provincial governments faced criticism from teachers over what they say is a lack of protective measures against the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Military launches formal proceedings against more than 900 unvaccinated troops

Military launches formal proceedings against more than 900 unvaccinated troops

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence says proceedings have been launched against more than 900 Canadian Armed Forces members for refusing to get vaccinated, though none have yet been forced to hang up their uniforms.
One dead, five missing after explosion, fire at Ottawa tanker-truck manufacturer

One dead, five missing after explosion, fire at Ottawa tanker-truck manufacturer

OTTAWA — One man is dead and five people are missing after an explosion at an Ottawa tanker-truck manufacturer Thursday. Neil Greene, the owner and president at Eastway Tank Pump and Meter Ltd. said Friday he is "completely devastated.
Omicron making life difficult for mathematicians trying to track COVID-19

Omicron making life difficult for mathematicians trying to track COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The highly transmissible Omicron variant is forcing mathematicians to rework the models that have helped shaped Canada's understanding of COVID-19, as well as the country's response to the pandemic.
Weighing COVID restrictions and Prince Andrew's troubles: In The News for Jan. 14

Weighing COVID restrictions and Prince Andrew's troubles: In The News for Jan. 14

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. 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...