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Asylum-seekers who tried to cross from U.S. last month turned back

Asylum-seekers who tried to cross from U.S. last month turned back

OTTAWA — The Canada Border Services Agency says it turned back 21 people who tried to enter the country from the U.S. in May to claim asylum. The CBSA says 17 were sent back to the U.S.
Buzzing through air and space: New species of bee named after Canadian astronaut

Buzzing through air and space: New species of bee named after Canadian astronaut

REGINA — A Saskatchewan scientist has named a new species of bee after Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Rights group blasts Ottawa for not helping detained ISIL members, families

Rights group blasts Ottawa for not helping detained ISIL members, families

OTTAWA — The federal government has been accused of violating its international human-rights obligations by refusing to help dozens of Canadian men, women and children detained in squalid camps in Syria because of their suspected links to the Islamic
A call for repatriation and slices of pandemic life; In The News for June 29

A call for repatriation and slices of pandemic life; In The News for June 29

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 June 29. What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
B.C. teenager photographs personal experiences of people around the world

B.C. teenager photographs personal experiences of people around the world

VANCOUVER — A 17-year-old British Columbia student has been documenting the personal experiences of strangers around the world during this pandemic one photograph at a time.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:13 p.m. on June 28, 2020: There are 103,250 confirmed cases in Canada.
P.E.I. sees rise in anti-outsider sentiment as COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

P.E.I. sees rise in anti-outsider sentiment as COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada's smallest province, which once branded itself the "gentle island," is seeing some not-so-gentle attitudes emerging toward people perceived to be from other provinces — a phenomenon Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King says
Tories ask auditor general to probe 'outsourcing' of $900M student aid program

Tories ask auditor general to probe 'outsourcing' of $900M student aid program

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling for an investigation into the Liberal government's decision to have an international charity administer a $900-million program designed to help students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite pandemic, country figuring out different ways to celebrate Canada Day

Despite pandemic, country figuring out different ways to celebrate Canada Day

The true north remains just as strong but might not feel quite as free with Canada Day celebrations being a little quieter and physically distant as people keep their guard up against COVID-19.