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Atlantic Canada prepares to lift travel restrictions as regional "bubble" opens

Atlantic Canada prepares to lift travel restrictions as regional "bubble" opens

Atlantic Canadians are closely eyeing travel requirements and coronavirus case numbers across the region as the four provinces prepare to open their borders to their neighbours Friday, an experiment that's prompted excitement and anxiety among reside
Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's justice minister says technicalities are causing delays as the provincial and federal governments work out what form an inquiry into the April mass shooting that claimed 22 lives will take.

Ottawa jail inmates argue anti-COVID measures a breach of charter rights

TORONTO — Nine inmates of a provincial jail in Ottawa have gone to court to argue they are being subjected to egregious conditions due to COVID-19 that violate their constitutional rights and international law.
Feds extend COVID-19 isolation order for anyone entering Canada until Aug. 31

Feds extend COVID-19 isolation order for anyone entering Canada until Aug. 31

OTTAWA — The federal government has extended the mandatory quarantine order for most people entering Canada until the end of August to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Psychiatrists, Ontario government liable for horrific patient abuse

Psychiatrists, Ontario government liable for horrific patient abuse

TORONTO — Two psychiatrists have been found liable for the harm they caused inmates at a maximum security mental-health facility, who said the mistreatment they endured amounted to torture.
Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project's history

Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project's history

OTTAWA — The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another legal hurdle Thursday when the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to First Nations that argue they were not properly consulted about the project.
White-throated sparrows change their tune from a three note to a two note

White-throated sparrows change their tune from a three note to a two note

VANCOUVER — White-throated sparrows are changing their tune — an unprecedented development scientists say has caused them to sit up and take note.
Police body cameras and COVID-19 app roll out delayed; In The News for July 2

Police body cameras and COVID-19 app roll out delayed; In The News for July 2

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 2 ... 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.
Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

A Calgary police officer loudly tells an Indigenous man to put his hands on the roof of his car and, within seconds, the situation escalates to yelling.