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Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says

Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health doctor is worried about the amount of false information being floated about the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr.
University should have defended professor in debate over offensive language: Legault

University should have defended professor in debate over offensive language: Legault

OTTAWA — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says the University of Ottawa should have defended a professor who used a derogatory word for Black people in class.
Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he is committed to honouring past promises to compensate dairy farmers who have suffered losses due to trade deals.
Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

OTTAWA — Top defence officials have ordered Canadian troops to keep up their guard against COVID-19 while painting a gloomy picture of how the pandemic could affect the military and country for the next year – if not longer.
Quebec allocates $65 million to fight rising gun violence in big cities

Quebec allocates $65 million to fight rising gun violence in big cities

Quebec says it is allocating about $65 million to combat rising gun violence in big cities across the province.
Trudeau government appeals ruling that spy service breached duty to court

Trudeau government appeals ruling that spy service breached duty to court

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking an appeal court to overturn a finding that Canada's spy agency breached its obligation to be fully forthcoming when seeking investigative warrants, a move that is prompting concerns on the part of rights advo
Jury in Fredericton mass murder trial views video evidence from accused's computer

Jury in Fredericton mass murder trial views video evidence from accused's computer

FREDERICTON — Jurors in the Matthew Raymond mass murder trial viewed video evidence from the accused's computer on Tuesday, which showed him talking to animals and suggesting people were influencing the weather.
Five things to know about the dispute over Nova Scotia's Indigenous lobster fishery

Five things to know about the dispute over Nova Scotia's Indigenous lobster fishery

HALIFAX — Tensions remain high in the dispute over the Indigenous lobster fishery in Nova Scotia. Here are five things to know about the situation. 1. The dispute has a long history.
Quebec's public health director says he has a driver and bodyguard because of threats

Quebec's public health director says he has a driver and bodyguard because of threats

Quebec's director of public health revealed Tuesday he has a driver and bodyguard to protect him against threats from people upset with his pandemic-related health orders. Dr.
Some long-term care homes can't get insurance, could be force to close: association

Some long-term care homes can't get insurance, could be force to close: association

Ontario's long-term care homes are having trouble securing liability insurance for COVID-19, a situation that could force some of them to close, a group representing more than 70 per cent of the province's homes says.