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Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

WASHINGTON — The federal government appears to have relaxed restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border that would have made it impossible for first-year university students from the United States to enter the country.
Senator urges Ottawa to support Canadian vaccine company awaiting funding

Senator urges Ottawa to support Canadian vaccine company awaiting funding

OTTAWA — An Alberta senator is urging Ottawa to fund a Canadian company so it can develop a domestic COVID-19 vaccine to lessen the risk Canadians will have wait in a line on a foreign-made pandemic cure.
Demanding a massacre inquiry and teddy come back:In The News for July 27

Demanding a massacre inquiry and teddy come back:In The News for July 27

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 July 27. What we are watching in Canada ...
Halifax rally hopes to increase pressure for public inquiry into April massacre

Halifax rally hopes to increase pressure for public inquiry into April massacre

HALIFAX — People are gathering at a Halifax park today to demand a public inquiry into the Nova Scotia mass shootings. The gathering at Victoria Park comes less than a week after the province unveiled a plan for a panel review into the massacre.
Vancouver woman pleads for return of stolen teddy bear with late mother's voice

Vancouver woman pleads for return of stolen teddy bear with late mother's voice

VANCOUVER — "I love you, I'm proud of you, I'll always be with you." Those are the words Vancouver resident Mara Soriano would hear in the voice of her mother, who died of cancer last year, when she pressed a button on the paw of a custom teddy bear.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, July 26

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:46 p.m. on July 26, 2020: There are 113,913 confirmed cases in Canada.
RCMP arrest man accused of stabbing police officer in neck after days-long search

RCMP arrest man accused of stabbing police officer in neck after days-long search

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Nova Scotia police say a call about an attempted stolen vehicle Saturday night helped locate a man who had been on the lam for nearly a week after he allegedly tried to kill a police officer.
Admiral lashes out at 'hateful' comments as Navy looks to drop 'seaman'

Admiral lashes out at 'hateful' comments as Navy looks to drop 'seaman'

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy's deputy commander has responded to a series of online posts criticizing the military's plan to drop the term "seaman" by warning that there is no place in the force for sailors who subscribe to "hateful, misogynistic
Turkish-Canadian imam prayed, read to keep mind busy while in prison

Turkish-Canadian imam prayed, read to keep mind busy while in prison

Davud Hanci would tell inmates to treat their time as valuable when he was working as a chaplain in Alberta prisons and jails.
Divorcing couples may find mediation faster, cheaper during pandemic: experts

Divorcing couples may find mediation faster, cheaper during pandemic: experts

As the COVID-19 pandemic makes it harder for couples seeking a divorce to appear before a court, some family lawyers in Ontario say there may be more incentive for people to turn to alternative methods such as mediation.