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Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: Advice given to witness worries former judge

Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: Advice given to witness worries former judge

HALIFAX — A former Supreme Court of Canada judge working with the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting says he's worried the federal Justice Department has been discouraging witnesses from being forthcoming with relevant evidence.
RCMP officer, communications official stand by political-interference allegation

RCMP officer, communications official stand by political-interference allegation

OTTAWA — The two people who made allegations of political meddling in the investigation into a shooting spree in Nova Scotia are standing by their recollections. Chief Supt.
Quebec junior college students have 'reduced ability to study' post-COVID: union head

Quebec junior college students have 'reduced ability to study' post-COVID: union head

MONTREAL — The head of a union representing Quebec junior college teachers says the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have negatively impacted students' basic study skills.
Canada's inflation rate slows in July despite price gains in food, rent, travel

Canada's inflation rate slows in July despite price gains in food, rent, travel

OTTAWA — Canada's year-over-year inflation rate slowed to 7.6 per cent in July, with the deceleration largely driven by a decline in gas prices even as prices for food, rent and travel continued to rise.
B.C. drug death toll passes 10,000 since declaration of emergency in 2016: coroner

B.C. drug death toll passes 10,000 since declaration of emergency in 2016: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief coroner says the province has lost more than 10,000 lives to illicit drugs since the province declared a public health emergency in April 2016.
Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet accused of sexual assault in class-action lawsuit

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet accused of sexual assault in class-action lawsuit

MONTREAL — Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet is being accused of sexual assault in a class-action lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec.
Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca announces run for Vaughan mayor

Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca announces run for Vaughan mayor

Former Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca said Tuesday he has entered the race for Vaughan mayor in the October municipal election.
Border agents see discrimination, LaFlamme ousted: In The News for Aug. 16

Border agents see discrimination, LaFlamme ousted: In The News for Aug. 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Tuesday, August 16, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
One in four border officers witnessed discrimination by colleagues: internal report

One in four border officers witnessed discrimination by colleagues: internal report

OTTAWA — One-quarter of front line employees surveyed at Canada's border agency said they had directly witnessed a colleague discriminate against a traveller in the previous two years.
Green Canadian hydrogen not an immediate solution to Germany's energy worries

Green Canadian hydrogen not an immediate solution to Germany's energy worries

OTTAWA — Some energy experts warn a deal to sell Canadian hydrogen to Germany will serve as only a small, far-off and expensive part of the solution to Europe’s energy crisis.