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RCMP says it will look at how N.S. public was warned of active shooter threat

RCMP says it will look at how N.S. public was warned of active shooter threat

HALIFAX — Premier Stephen McNeil said Monday the province's emergency alert system wasn't used to warn people an active shooter was on the loose in northern Nova Scotia on the weekend because no request was received.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. B.C. is reporting 52 new cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, including five more deaths. This brings the death total to 86 and the total number of cases to 1,699.
'A difficult decision:' Alberta meat-packing plant pausing production

'A difficult decision:' Alberta meat-packing plant pausing production

CALGARY — A meat-packing plant in southern Alberta where a worker died because of COVID-19 is temporarily shutting down as the result of an outbreak at the facility.
Canadians can't relax yet despite progress in curbing COVID-19, officials say

Canadians can't relax yet despite progress in curbing COVID-19, officials say

Canada's public health measures have helped bring the national COVID-19 outbreak further under control, medical officials said Monday even as they cautioned a return to pre-pandemic life may not be in the offing for some time.
Liberal changes to media aid plan hint at speedier spending, industry group says

Liberal changes to media aid plan hint at speedier spending, industry group says

OTTAWA — The federal government's planned changes to its financial aid for news outlets in Canada should allow more of them to qualify for the financial help, a news-industry association says.
U.S. protesters resist COVID-19 lockdowns, backed by Trump

U.S. protesters resist COVID-19 lockdowns, backed by Trump

WASHINGTON — The partisan cracks in America's collective effort to combat COVID-19 are growing wider by the day — growing, some say, not due to grassroots sentiment but by political forces both within and outside the United States.
Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

OTTAWA — The historic closure of the Canada-U.S. border appears to have stopped the flow of asylum seekers into Canada, with fewer than 10 people turned back to the U.S.
Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

OTTAWA — Facebook wants a judge to toss out the federal privacy watchdog's finding that the social media giant's lax practices allowed personal data to be used for political purposes.
Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

TORONTO — Allan Gotlieb, a long-time public servant who was Canada's ambassador to the United States during the Reagan administration, has died. He was 92.
Timeline of Nova Scotia shootings that left 19 dead, including RCMP officer

Timeline of Nova Scotia shootings that left 19 dead, including RCMP officer

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — At least 19 people have died after a shooter dressed as a police officer went on a rampage in rural Nova Scotia that started Saturday night and ended Sunday with the killer dead. Here's a timeline of events.
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