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Cop in video of Oakville, Ont., altercation suspended with pay

Cop in video of Oakville, Ont., altercation suspended with pay

An officer has been suspended in relation to an online video that appears to show him roughing up a man in a town west of Toronto, but the local police chief says he has no choice but to leave him on the payroll until the appropriate processes play o

Out-of-control forest fire in Lac-St-Jean likely sparked by poorly extinguished campfire

MONTREAL — An improperly extinguished campfire is the likely cause behind a massive blaze in Quebec's Lac-St-Jean region that remains out of control, Quebec's Forestry Minister told a briefing on Sunday.
Subdued ceremony marks 70th anniversary of Korean War amid COVID-19

Subdued ceremony marks 70th anniversary of Korean War amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — Wreaths were laid and the call of a single bugle rang out near Parliament Hill as a subdued ceremony was held on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.
Troops deployed to Toronto-area long-term care homes to start heading home

Troops deployed to Toronto-area long-term care homes to start heading home

OTTAWA — Ontario drivers are being told to stay on the lookout for military vehicles on the roads this week as hundreds of Canadian Armed Forces members deployed to long-term care facilities in the Greater Toronto Area begin to pack up and head home.

Quebec police watchdog probes death of man, 51, at Montreal hotel

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog is investigating the death of a 51-year-old man who died during a police intervention in Montreal late Saturday.
Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

Female Calgary police officer wants harassment lawsuit to bring change

SPRINGBANK, Alta. — Kim Prodaniuk didn't plan to be a crusader for change but hopes her lawsuit against the Calgary Police Service alleging harassment and emotional distress will make a difference.
Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

Survey estimates much higher Alberta bird populations than thought

EDMONTON — There may be many, many more songbirds in Alberta forests than previously thought, say University of Alberta scientists who have come up with a new way of counting them.
Ensure the tray table is up and your mask on: air travel in the era of COVID-19

Ensure the tray table is up and your mask on: air travel in the era of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Watching the farms and highways of Ontario out of the oval windows of an Airbus A320, it's easy to forget for a moment how COVID-19 has so thoroughly changed familiar routines.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $13.1 million Lotto 649 jackpot

No winning ticket was sold for the $13.1 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed 1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia.

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.