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Nova Scotia New Democrats promise to ban street checks if elected next month

Nova Scotia New Democrats promise to ban street checks if elected next month

LOON LAKE, N.S. — Nova Scotia's NDP Leader Gary Burrill spent Saturday campaigning in the largely African Nova Scotian riding of Preston where he promised, if elected next month, an end to street checks to curb racial profiling.
International passengers at Pearson airport may have to line up by vaccination status

International passengers at Pearson airport may have to line up by vaccination status

TORONTO — International travellers arriving at Canada's largest airport may now be funnelled into different customs lines based on their vaccination status.
Number of active wildfires in B.C. drops, one evacuation order lifted

Number of active wildfires in B.C. drops, one evacuation order lifted

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service says there are 258 wildfires currently burning in the province. That's down from 275 fires reported in its last update Friday, and down from about 300 earlier in the week.
Man arrested after pickup truck crashes into Montreal business, police say

Man arrested after pickup truck crashes into Montreal business, police say

MONTREAL — A man was arrested for possible drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a store in Montreal. An emergency call was placed at about 2:30 a.m.
Three refugee athletes competing in Tokyo heading to Ontario college

Three refugee athletes competing in Tokyo heading to Ontario college

TORONTO — Three refugees from South Sudan competing at the Olympics will be heading to a Canadian college this fall under a program that gives students displaced by conflict a chance to pursue their academic goals.

No winning ticket for Friday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on July 27 will be an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight

Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight

One of the authors of a report examining what went wrong during British Columbia's extraordinary wildfire season in 2017 says this year's unprecedented heat dome demands new ways of approaching extreme weather events.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.

Premiers, state leaders call for open U.S.-Canada border

REGINA — Two Canadian provincial premiers and the leaders of three U.S. states have called for the re-opening of the border between the two countries.
Indigenous services minister says more support needed for people in Nunavut

Indigenous services minister says more support needed for people in Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government needs to do more to support people living in Nunavut, particularly when it comes to the territory's long-standing housing crisis.