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

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

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say they are evacuating part of Bridgewater, N.S., as they hunt for a suspect accused of domestic assault, the stabbing of a police officer in the neck and an alleged attack on a police dog.
'I have to see': Trump threatens to linger longer, regardless of November vote

'I have to see': Trump threatens to linger longer, regardless of November vote

WASHINGTON — Because it's 2020, anyone anxious about this year's presidential election has a new problem to worry about: the possibility that a defeated Donald Trump won't be willing to leave the West Wing.
Police silent after discovery of body thought to be dad of dead Quebec girls

Police silent after discovery of body thought to be dad of dead Quebec girls

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — Quebec provincial police provided few details Tuesday following their discovery of a body believed to be the fugitive father whose young daughters died tragically.
Injuries suffered during arrest did not cause Somali-Canadian man's death: defence

Injuries suffered during arrest did not cause Somali-Canadian man's death: defence

The injuries suffered by a Somali-Canadian man during an arrest in Ottawa four years ago did not cause or directly contribute to his death, defence lawyers told a police officer's manslaughter trial Tuesday. Lawyers representing Const.
What's in the latest COVID-19 response bill passed by the House of Commons?

What's in the latest COVID-19 response bill passed by the House of Commons?

OTTAWA — Though the politics of Parliament Tuesday were largely focused on a controversy around how the Liberals handled a contract for a student grant program, MPs also passed a new piece of legislation.
Infamous Toronto 'Chair Girl' fined $2,000, given community service, probation

Infamous Toronto 'Chair Girl' fined $2,000, given community service, probation

TORONTO — A young woman who made headlines with a toss of a chair from a 45th-storey Toronto balcony was fined $2,000 on Tuesday, with the judge saying it was lucky no one was hurt and that Marcella Zoia had been shamed publicly.
Hearings begin for ex-Quebec deputy premier's request for stay of fraud charges

Hearings begin for ex-Quebec deputy premier's request for stay of fraud charges

QUEBEC — Former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused are asking a court for a stay of procedures on corruption-related charges.
Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

WASHINGTON — Post-secondary students from the pandemic-riven United States are getting ready to go back to school in Canada — a rite of passage that's causing more anxiety than usual for parents and front-line university workers alike in the age of C
Pandemic speeds up Canadians’ switch from cash to cards

Pandemic speeds up Canadians’ switch from cash to cards

Survey says 53 per cent of Canadians said they were using card or mobile tap payment for in-store purchases more often than pre-pandemic
Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

OTTAWA — The parliamentary committee that oversees the way the House of Commons works says the chamber should spend the summer getting ready for MPs to participate and vote from outside Ottawa.