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at 12:19 on December 19, 2014, EST.

B.C. poultry infected with avian flu virus never before seen in North America

VANCOUVER - Scientists say an avian flu virus that has resulted in the destruction of nearly 250,000 birds in British Columbia is affecting poultry in North America for the first time.

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at 12:07 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta trial into fourth day of deliberations

MONTREAL - Jurors at Luka Rocco Magnotta's murder trial are into their fourth day of deliberations.

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at 12:00 on December 19, 2014, EST.

No bail hearing for Winnipeg woman accused of hiding dead babies in storage unit

WINNIPEG - A woman accused of hiding the remains of six infants in a Winnipeg storage locker could spend the holidays behind bars after her bail hearing was delayed yet again.

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at 11:52 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Richard Henry Bain denied bail in Quebec's 2012 election shooting

MONTREAL - The accused in Quebec's 2012 election shooting has been denied bail and it appears his murder trial scheduled for early next year may be delayed.

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at 08:53 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Police say exact cause of fire at seniors' home likely won't ever be known

RIVIERE DU LOUP, - The exact cause of the fire at a Quebec seniors' home last January that killed 32 people will likely never be known, a coroner's inquest into the tragedy heard Thursday.

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at 08:55 on December 19, 2014, EST.

QuickList: November inflation rate for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples (Previous month in brackets):

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