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Asylum claims being filed in Canada continue to rise slightly despite pandemic

Asylum claims being filed in Canada continue to rise slightly despite pandemic

OTTAWA — The number of asylum claims being filed in Canada continues to rise slightly despite ongoing global travel restrictions.
Hutterite leader says COVID-19 outbreaks leading to stigmatization

Hutterite leader says COVID-19 outbreaks leading to stigmatization

A Manitoba Hutterite minister is telling the province to stop identifying colonies where members have tested positive for COVID-19 because it is leading to stigmatization.
'We failed Samwel': Saskatchewan health officials sorry over man's death

'We failed Samwel': Saskatchewan health officials sorry over man's death

REGINA — A young man pleaded for help as he was being led out of a hospital by security before taking his own life in a lake on the Saskatchewan legislature grounds.
Privy Council Office launches review of complaints about Governor General

Privy Council Office launches review of complaints about Governor General

OTTAWA — The Privy Council Office says it is launching an independent review of allegations that Gov. Gen. Julie Payette mistreated past and current employees at Rideau Hall.
COVID-19 alert app starts beta testing after three-week delay

COVID-19 alert app starts beta testing after three-week delay

OTTAWA — A Canadian smartphone app meant to warn users if they've been in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19 is now in beta testing.
N.S. mass shooting review format criticized as lacking powers, transparency

N.S. mass shooting review format criticized as lacking powers, transparency

HALIFAX — Ottawa and Nova Scotia have announced a review of the April mass shooting that left 22 people and the gunman dead, but the process drew criticism from victims' relatives as being too secretive and lacking the necessary legal powers.
Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

OTTAWA — Canada's national police force has a shattered relationship with Indigenous Peoples and must re-examine how it treats individuals, especially those who are homeless or dealing with addiction issues, the head of a national Inuit organization
Tories, NDP call on ethics watchdog to launch new probe of Morneau over WE trips

Tories, NDP call on ethics watchdog to launch new probe of Morneau over WE trips

OTTAWA — Opposition parties are asking the federal ethics watchdog to widen his probe of Bill Morneau regarding the WE organization as the finance minister continues to face calls for his resignation.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 23

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 23

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:52 p.m. on July 23, 2020: There are 112,672 confirmed cases in Canada.
Canada's travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

Canada's travel rules unfair to first-year foreign students, U.S. parents say

WASHINGTON — Parents of students in the United States who hoped to begin their university studies in Canada this fall are frantically trying to convince the federal government to relax rules that make it next to impossible for their kids to enter the
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