Eastern Townships, lagging in vaccination, has third-worst infection rate in Canada

The open pit of the now closed Jeffrey mine is seen Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in Val-des-Sources, formerly known as Asbestos, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson The open pit of the now closed Jeffrey mine is seen Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in Val-des-Sources, formerly known as Asbestos, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

A captured Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a civilian was sentenced by a Ukrainian court Monday to life in prison -- the maximum -- amid signs the Kremlin may, in turn, put on trial some of the fighters who surrendered at Mariupol's steelworks.