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Warrant alleges N.S. mass killer's prior violence against family, growing paranoia

Warrant alleges N.S. mass killer's prior violence against family, growing paranoia

HALIFAX — Court documents released today describe the violence a Nova Scotia mass killer inflicted on his father years before his rampage as well as the gunman's growing paranoia before the outburst of killings.
Premier John Horgan meets Lt.-Gov. amid B.C. election speculation

Premier John Horgan meets Lt.-Gov. amid B.C. election speculation

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan is meeting with Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin today amid speculation he will call a provincial election. Horgan has called an 11 a.m. news conference following the meeting with the lieutenant-governor.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 1:10 p.m. A hospital in Calgary has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on three units.
RCMP launch operation south of Montreal connected to White House ricin letter

RCMP launch operation south of Montreal connected to White House ricin letter

ST-HUBERT, Que. — RCMP are searching a residence on Montreal's south shore in connection with envelopes containing the poison ricin that were sent to the White House and to various locations in Texas. Cpl.
COVID-19 gains steam as Quebec and Ontario report surge in new infections

COVID-19 gains steam as Quebec and Ontario report surge in new infections

MONTREAL — The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be gaining steam across Eastern Canada as Ontario and Quebec report a surge in infections.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 21

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 21

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 12:09 p.m. EDT on Sept. 21, 2020: There are 144,662 confirmed cases in Canada.
Feds reluctantly approve Ontario and New Brunswick carbon prices for big emitters

Feds reluctantly approve Ontario and New Brunswick carbon prices for big emitters

OTTAWA — The federal government has reluctantly given green lights to both Ontario and New Brunswick to use their own carbon-pricing systems for big industrial emitters, rather than have a federal program imposed on them.
Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG's successor

Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG's successor

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Mourners are streaming past the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in a tranquil show of respect for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Latest forecast has hurricane Teddy on a course for Atlantic Canada

Latest forecast has hurricane Teddy on a course for Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Weather warnings have been issued for virtually all of Atlantic Canada as hurricane Teddy advances toward the East Coast.
Liberals pledge $1 billion for cities to buy motels, hotels for rapid-housing program

Liberals pledge $1 billion for cities to buy motels, hotels for rapid-housing program

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals plan to spend $1 billion over the next six months so cities and other housing providers can keep people from becoming homeless.