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Two dead and nine injured after truck hits pedestrians in Quebec
A senior government official familiar with the matter said the incident was not related to terrorism or national security.
Man charged with murder of two children in bus attack on Canadian daycare center
Pierre Ny St-Amand drove his bus into the nursery as some parents were dropping off their children.
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Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec
The suspect was arrested early today after a manhunt through the streets of Old Quebec.
Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters
The 44-year-old became a wanted man when he disappeared on 8 July.
Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash
The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.
Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach
The remains were from the Carricks ship that left County Sligo in 1847.
At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.
Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?
If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?
'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims
Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.
Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.
Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque
The other detained man is being described as a witness.
Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada
The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.
Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail
He has started to renounce radicalism.
Seven dead after Canadian plane crash
The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.
Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
The men were arrested hours after their great escape.
Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'
Umiujaq is a remote village on the shore of Hudson Bay in east Canada – part of a region warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet.
"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.
Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.
Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship
The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.
Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road
The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.
Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat
Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.
Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire
Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.
Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire
Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.
Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.
Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.
20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy
The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.
Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found
It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.
Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster
The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.
80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town
The accident in the Quebec town, located around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, created a fireball and forced 2,000 people from their homes.
Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.
Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban
Last week Brigitte Frot said players who wished to play in a turban could “play in their backyards.”
PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.
Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant
Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.
In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?
The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…
Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report
Jean Charest joked that he was forced to look in the mirror to make sure he was still there after reports of his death emerged online.
The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed
The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…