Two miners trapped in Dominican Republic rescued with help from Quebec

President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader (top centre) with a rescued miner and the rescue team following the operation on Aug. 9, 2022. (Source: presidencia.gob.do/Presidency of the Dominican Republic) President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader (top centre) with a rescued miner and the rescue team following the operation on Aug. 9, 2022. (Source: presidencia.gob.do/Presidency of the Dominican Republic)

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Hockey Canada calls emergency meeting as sponsors pull support

Hockey Canada’s board of directors called an emergency meeting Thursday night under mounting pressure from top corporate sponsors, political leaders and provincial organizations stemming from the group's apparent unwillingness to address its handling of alleged sexual assaults.

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5 things to know for Friday, October 7, 2022

Researchers look for ties between modern behaviour and Neanderthal DNA, a series of stabbings are under investigation in Las Vegas and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is condemned over the use of a YouTube tag. Here's what you need to know to start your day.