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Yukon set to ease border controls on Wednesday

Yukon set to ease border controls on Wednesday

WHITEHORSE — The Yukon government is easing some border control measures established to keep COVID-19 from spreading in the territory.
Youth arrested on terrorism-related charges after FBI tip is in hospital

Youth arrested on terrorism-related charges after FBI tip is in hospital

OTTAWA — A youth arrested and charged last year in connection with an alleged terrorism plot is in hospital. The youth was supposed to appear in court Tuesday.
Trade experts urge heads-up approach for businesses as USMCA comes into force

Trade experts urge heads-up approach for businesses as USMCA comes into force

WASHINGTON — Experts and ambassadors across the continent are urging North American businesses to keep their heads up and their eyes open for both growth opportunities and perils in the fine print as the new U.S.
Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A criminal mischief charge has been dismissed against a journalist who was covering an Indigenous-led occupation at the Muskrat Falls work site in Labrador nearly four years ago.
Order restricting entry to Canada extended to July 31 as COVID-19 worries remain

Order restricting entry to Canada extended to July 31 as COVID-19 worries remain

OTTAWA — The federal government says it has extended tight rules barring most foreign travellers from entering Canada until the end of July as part of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Winnipeg woman sentenced in U.S. for trying to get chemical weapon off dark web

Winnipeg woman sentenced in U.S. for trying to get chemical weapon off dark web

PEMBINA, N.D. — A Winnipeg woman has been sentenced to six years in the United States for trying to purchase a toxin off the dark web. Sijie Liu, 37, was sentenced in a U.S.
Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name

Cornwallis debate: Coast guard working with Indigenous group to change ship name

HALIFAX — The federal government is asking an Indigenous group to recommend a new name for a Canadian Coast Guard ship that pays tribute to a British military officer who offered a bounty for the scalps of Mi'kmaq people.
Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named business owner and philanthropist Salma Lakhani as Alberta's new lieutenant-governor. When she formally takes over the role, Lakhani will become Canada's first Muslim lieutenant-governor.
Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

OTTAWA — The full impact of sweeping economic lockdowns meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 came into sharper view, with new figures showing Canada saw the largest monthly drop on record in April as the country came to a near standstill.
Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

MONTREAL — Johanne Coriolan says her adoptive father, Pierre, was a gentle giant.