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Remorse a factor in no hate speech charges after shooting of Colten Boushie: document

Remorse a factor in no hate speech charges after shooting of Colten Boushie: document

REGINA — A newly released document shows prosecutors in Saskatchewan weighed backlash and remorse felt by people accused of posting hateful online messages after the high-profile shooting death of a young Cree man.
'Bait and switch:' Questions arise over what reinstated Alberta coal policy protects

'Bait and switch:' Questions arise over what reinstated Alberta coal policy protects

EDMONTON — Doubts are surfacing over the Alberta government's decision to restore a policy that protects the Rocky Mountains from coal mining.
Spy chief says China is bent on stealing Canadian secrets, silencing critics

Spy chief says China is bent on stealing Canadian secrets, silencing critics

OTTAWA — The head of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service warns that China is undermining Canada through its efforts to steal valuable technology and silence critics of Beijing's policies.
Montreal drive-by shooting victim identified as 15-year-old local student

Montreal drive-by shooting victim identified as 15-year-old local student

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area high school and members of Quebec's Algerian community are mourning the death of a 15-year-old girl who was killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the city's St-Leonard neighbourhood.
Demand some CERB recipients repay scrapped by federal government

Demand some CERB recipients repay scrapped by federal government

OTTAWA — Some of the thousands of Canadians told they'd have to repay federal emergency COVID-19 benefits will get to keep the money after all.
Threat from variants means provinces must be ready to lock down again quickly: Tam

Threat from variants means provinces must be ready to lock down again quickly: Tam

OTTAWA — With new and more contagious variants of COVID-19 escalating in Canada, provincial governments lifting lockdown restrictions must be ready to slam them back into place at a moment's notice, Canada's chief public health doctor said Tuesday.
Historic second impeachment trial for Donald Trump gets underway in U.S. Senate

Historic second impeachment trial for Donald Trump gets underway in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — United States senators relived a terrifying day of reckoning for American democracy Tuesday as they began the process of deciding the political future of former president Donald Trump.
Restaurants, gyms, churches: Manitoba opts to loosen some COVID-19 restrictions

Restaurants, gyms, churches: Manitoba opts to loosen some COVID-19 restrictions

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government on Tuesday announced plans to reopen restaurants, museums, gyms and many other establishments — the same day the province reported its first COVID-19 case involving a variant that emerged in the United Kingdom.
Marco Muzzo, drunk driver who killed four, granted full parole

Marco Muzzo, drunk driver who killed four, granted full parole

A Toronto-area drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a crash that captured national attention was granted full parole Tuesday, as officials stressed the need for ongoing counselling regarding substance abuse and other issues
Quebec health workers to wear N95 masks more often, but studies unclear on benefits

Quebec health workers to wear N95 masks more often, but studies unclear on benefits

MONTREAL — Quebec’s workplace safety board will require workers wear N95 masks in areas of health-care facilities where patients are COVID-19 positive, but one health expert says studies have indicated the benefits are unclear.
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