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RCMP emergency alert policy in place nearly two years after N.S. shooting spree

RCMP emergency alert policy in place nearly two years after N.S. shooting spree

OTTAWA — Two years after it was criticized for not issuing an emergency alert during a 13-hour-long killing spree in Nova Scotia, the RCMP finally has a national Alert Ready policy in place.
Montreal AIDS conference organizer warns of 'catastrophe' if delegates denied visas

Montreal AIDS conference organizer warns of 'catastrophe' if delegates denied visas

MONTREAL — Hundreds of delegates from Asia, Africa and Latin America scheduled to attend a major AIDS conference in Montreal next month are in limbo because Ottawa has not issued them visas, organizers say, while dozens of others have seen their appl
Canada expected to finish review of first COVID-19 shot for youngest kids in weeks

Canada expected to finish review of first COVID-19 shot for youngest kids in weeks

Regulators should reach a decision about whether to approve Canada's first COVID-19 vaccine for infants and preschoolers in coming weeks, federal officials said Friday as the United States prepared to roll out tot-sized shots.
Ottawa police say this year's Canada Day will see 'unprecedented' security response

Ottawa police say this year's Canada Day will see 'unprecedented' security response

An Ottawa police officer says this Canada Day will be 'unprecedented and unique' with a never-before-seen security posture as the main events take place off Parliament Hill
Ontario woman, 25, charged in brazen killing of Quebec man inside busy restaurant

Ontario woman, 25, charged in brazen killing of Quebec man inside busy restaurant

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say they've arrested an Ontario woman in the killing this month of a Quebec man with reported links to organized crime. Provincial police say Britney Lewis, 25, of Pickering, Ont.
B.C. firms must pay for tax decisions made before rules were changed: SCOC

B.C. firms must pay for tax decisions made before rules were changed: SCOC

OTTAWA — Canada's highest court says two British Columbia companies that thought they were following tax guidelines while trying to protect corporate assets now owe money to the Canada Revenue Agency because a Tax Court reinterpreted the rules.
Urgent changes needed to ensure CSIS can carry out intelligence mandate: spy watchdog

Urgent changes needed to ensure CSIS can carry out intelligence mandate: spy watchdog

Canada's spy service has failed to make the crucial process of applying for court warrants a specialized trade that requires training, experience and investment in people, watchdog says
168 cases of monkeypox confirmed in Canada, including 141 in Quebec

168 cases of monkeypox confirmed in Canada, including 141 in Quebec

OTTAWA — Federal officials say there are 168 confirmed cases of monkeypox in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada says 141 cases have been reported in Quebec, 21 in Ontario, four in Alberta and two in British Columbia as of Friday.
Quebec RCMP say search complete of properties allegedly connected with neo-Nazi group

Quebec RCMP say search complete of properties allegedly connected with neo-Nazi group

PLESSISVILLE, Que. — The RCMP say search warrants executed Thursday on properties southwest of Quebec City allegedly connected to a neo-Nazi terrorist group were completed without incident and the investigation remains ongoing.

Corrective to June 16 story on a federal dental care program

OTTAWA — In a June 16 story on the promised federal dental care program, The Canadian Press erroneously called a professional organization the Canadian Dental Program. In fact, it is the Canadian Dental Association. The Canadian Press
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