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What to do when you get a tornado alert on your cellphone

Environment Canada says an alert is automatically sent to people's cellphones when a tornado warning is issued for their area. Here's what to do when an alert pops up: -Seek shelter inside. -If there's a basement, go there.
Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

Sending former defence chief's case to civilian courts the only option, says expert

OTTAWA — The decision to send former chief of the defence staff Jonathan Vance’s criminal case to a civilian court highlights what experts say is a serious problem with the military’s justice system: its inability to hold Canada’s top commander accou

Tornado alerts sent as soon as warning issued: Environment Canada

TORONTO — Environment Canada says it sends alerts to cellphones as soon as a tornado warning is issued, but the fast pace and unpredictable nature of twisters mean some residents may not receive the emergency message before one hits.
Cleanup begins following tornado in Barrie, Ont.; Premier Ford pledges support

Cleanup begins following tornado in Barrie, Ont.; Premier Ford pledges support

BARRIE, Ont.
Nunavut shuts seven health centres temporarily because of nursing shortage

Nunavut shuts seven health centres temporarily because of nursing shortage

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Nunavut government says it will temporarily close seven health centres in the territory this summer because it doesn't have enough nurses to staff them.
MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee will hold a rare summer meeting next week about when Ottawa plans to change tax rules on the sale of small businesses between family members.
Ottawa promises plan to help Afghan interpreters, stops short on timeline

Ottawa promises plan to help Afghan interpreters, stops short on timeline

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino insisted Friday that Ottawa is working on a plan to help dozens of Afghans who are facing Taliban arrest or worse for having worked with Canada, but he stopped short of saying when that plan will become r
Nunavut RCMP arrest Saskatchewan man wanted for second-degree murder

Nunavut RCMP arrest Saskatchewan man wanted for second-degree murder

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut — RCMP in Baker Lake, Nunavut, say they've arrested a Saskatchewan man on a Canada-wide warrant for second-degree murder.
With Delta variant on the march, Canada eyes mid-August to welcome back U.S. visitors

With Delta variant on the march, Canada eyes mid-August to welcome back U.S. visitors

WASHINGTON — U.S.
Canada to have new refugee stream for journalists, others who defend human rights

Canada to have new refugee stream for journalists, others who defend human rights

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says there will be a new path to Canada for refugees who fear persecution because of their defence of human rights.