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CSIS warrant examination of 'critical importance' to Canadians: watchdog chair

CSIS warrant examination of 'critical importance' to Canadians: watchdog chair

OTTAWA — The national intelligence watchdog has begun its look into the failure of Canada's spy service to disclose crucial information when seeking warrants.
Njoo tells young people to party at a distance to help keep COVID-19 down

Njoo tells young people to party at a distance to help keep COVID-19 down

OTTAWA — Singing and dancing in close quarters is not the way to party this summer, Canada's deputy public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo said Friday. Njoo urged younger people to stop jamming bars and dance floors, to stop the spread of COVID-19.
'Intolerable' hate incidents continue to rise in Vancouver: police

'Intolerable' hate incidents continue to rise in Vancouver: police

VANCOUVER — Reported "hate incidents" have more than doubled this year in Vancouver and police say offenders are targeting the city's Asian community as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Insp.

Cornwallis statue, park and street need to go: Halifax task force

HALIFAX — A statue dedicated to Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis should be permanently removed from the public square and a street and park in the city honouring him should be renamed, a task force is recommending.
Ethics committee punts decision on seeking Trudeau family's speaking contracts

Ethics committee punts decision on seeking Trudeau family's speaking contracts

OTTAWA — The House of Commons ethics committee has put off to next week a decision on whether to demand records of the Trudeau family's speaking engagements as part of a probe of how WE Charity was given responsibility for a vast federal volunteer pr

Toronto company hoping Tom Hanks has 'Big' impact as physical distance marker

TORONTO — It could be "A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood" if you come across a life-sized decal of Tom Hanks in downtown Toronto.
Liberals revise COVID-19 wage subsidy, ease eligibility in bid to boost takeup

Liberals revise COVID-19 wage subsidy, ease eligibility in bid to boost takeup

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the Liberals are easing eligibility rules for the government's emergency wage subsidy and changing the amounts businesses can receive.

Inmate dies in prison 51 years after life sentence for double murder in Ontario

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A man in his 70s has died behind bars, almost 51-years after receiving a life sentence for a double murder in Ontario, two sexual assaults and several other offences.
Supreme Court issues pointed reminder against 'interminable delays' in system

Supreme Court issues pointed reminder against 'interminable delays' in system

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has issued a stern reminder of the need for timely justice and the importance of ending the "anything goes" culture of delay that has plagued the criminal courts.
Manhunt intensifies as Quebec police search cabins for father of girls found dead

Manhunt intensifies as Quebec police search cabins for father of girls found dead

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — Quebec provincial police deployed in large numbers southwest of Quebec City Friday, the ninth day of the manhunt for the father of two young girls found dead last weekend. Sgt.