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Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

CALGARY — Tomas Manasek says he's thrilled that his beliefs about Alberta independence didn't end up costing him his personalized FREE AB licence plate. Manasek, who is 68, has lived in Calgary for the last 35 years.
Limit gun capacity to five bullets, victims group urges Trudeau government

Limit gun capacity to five bullets, victims group urges Trudeau government

OTTAWA — As the Trudeau government prepares new gun-control legislation, a victims group says all firearms' magazines should be limited to five bullets to reduce the damage a mass shooter can do.

Innu boy's death in N.L. group home renews calls for delayed inquiry

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The death of a 15-year-old Innu boy while in the care of Newfoundland and Labrador child protection services has renewed calls from the Innu Nation for an inquiry promised by the provincial government three years ago.
New Canadian modelling shows COVID-19 waning but relaxing restrictions still risky

New Canadian modelling shows COVID-19 waning but relaxing restrictions still risky

OTTAWA — Canada's top doctor says the country has been successful at slowing the spread of COVID-19 but warns that relaxing public health restrictions too quickly or too soon could lead to a rampant resurgence of the disease. Dr.
Quebec moves to eliminate time limits for filing civil sexual assault suits

Quebec moves to eliminate time limits for filing civil sexual assault suits

QUEBEC — Sexual assault victims in Quebec will soon be able to pursue justice against their abusers regardless of how long ago crimes took place, according to proposed legislation tabled Thursday.

Canadians living in China watch developments in Meng case closely

Canadian teacher Christopher Maclure remembers the first time he felt afraid living in China.
New Brunswick's first COVID-19 death linked to nursing home outbreak

New Brunswick's first COVID-19 death linked to nursing home outbreak

FREDERICTON — The first person in New Brunswick to die from COVID-19 is being remembered as a hard-working man whose top concern was taking care of his family.

Women's group angered by 'intoxication' ruling but concern called overblown

TORONTO — A court ruling allowing people accused of sexual assault or other violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they didn't know what they were doing has angered women's-rights activists but civil libertarians call the criticism unwarran
Special payments to seniors to arrive in early July, Liberals say

Special payments to seniors to arrive in early July, Liberals say

OTTAWA — A special one-time payment to millions of seniors will arrive in early July, a delay the Liberals say is the result of ensuring there isn't any fraud in the pandemic-related top-up.
Moment of crisis, unrest no time for U.S. to desert global partners: congressman

Moment of crisis, unrest no time for U.S. to desert global partners: congressman

WASHINGTON — The public health crisis gripping the world and civil unrest roiling cities across the United States are precisely why President Donald Trump should be embracing America's global friends and allies, not tearing down the rules-based inter