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Search continues in Nova Scotia for man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Search continues in Nova Scotia for man accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Police continued their search Wednesday on Nova Scotia's South Shore for a fugitive accused of stabbing a police sergeant, assaulting a woman and injuring a police dog.
Victims of Nova Scotia mass shooting march to demand public inquiry

Victims of Nova Scotia mass shooting march to demand public inquiry

BIBLE HILL, N.S. — Family members of victims and their supporters marched to an RCMP station on Wednesday, calling for a full public inquiry into the April mass shooting that left 22 people dead in Nova Scotia.
Calgary man faces terrorism charges after allegedly joining Islamic State

Calgary man faces terrorism charges after allegedly joining Islamic State

CALGARY — RCMP have laid terrorism-related charges against a Calgary man following what they say was an extensive and complex seven-year investigation.
Trudeau government relaxes fingerprinting rules for new hires during COVID-19

Trudeau government relaxes fingerprinting rules for new hires during COVID-19

OTTAWA — The government has quietly relaxed a requirement to fingerprint prospective new federal hires as part of security screening, a move prompted by the need for physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More COVID-19 deaths at for-profit nursing homes in Ontario, study finds

TORONTO — For-profit long-term care homes in Ontario saw significantly worse outbreaks of COVID-19 and more related deaths than their non-profit or municipally run counterparts, according to a new study released on Wednesday.
Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A British Columbia police officer is being remembered for his "spark for life" and love of sharing stories and advice. Const.
Ottawa cop's punches 'accelerated' Somali-Canadian man's death, Crown says

Ottawa cop's punches 'accelerated' Somali-Canadian man's death, Crown says

OTTAWA — The punches delivered by an Ottawa constable wearing reinforced gloves caused facial injuries that precipitated a Somali-Canadian man's death, prosecutors told the officer's manslaughter trial Wednesday.
More on deaths of father and 2 daughters and a name change The News for July 22

More on deaths of father and 2 daughters and a name change The News for July 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds should invest $50B in green projects for post-pandemic stimulus: experts

Feds should invest $50B in green projects for post-pandemic stimulus: experts

OTTAWA — When the time comes for Canada to turn its attention to post-pandemic stimulus, a group of finance and policy experts says Ottawa needs to invest heavily in green infrastructure projects, including energy-efficient buildings, to secure an ec
'Seatbelts would have changed everything:' boyfriend of bus crash victim

'Seatbelts would have changed everything:' boyfriend of bus crash victim

The boyfriend of a woman killed when a sightseeing bus the couple was on rolled in the Rocky Mountains believes she would still be alive had passengers been wearing seatbelts.
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