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Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

TORONTO — Staggering daily case counts elicited stern warnings to immediately tighten social circles and limit outings in the nation's COVID-19 hotspots, but also gave rise to a growing schism between municipal and provincial leaders who clashed Frid
Bob Rae brings tough talk to UN diplomacy, including Security Council

Bob Rae brings tough talk to UN diplomacy, including Security Council

OTTAWA — Two months after Canada lost the election to the United Nations Security Council, the country’s new ambassador was there anyway, speaking frankly about the Syrian civil war. He wasn’t making many new friends.
Iqaluit RCMP not following strip search policies: watchdog

Iqaluit RCMP not following strip search policies: watchdog

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The RCMP's watchdog says the Iqaluit detachment has “significant compliance issues” with the force's strip-search policy.
Greens' interim leader hoping for clear victory in weekend leadership decision

Greens' interim leader hoping for clear victory in weekend leadership decision

OTTAWA — Interim Green Leader Jo-Ann Roberts says she is hoping for a clear winner Saturday when the party's new leader is elected, to put to rest concerns the race was not legitimate.
Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms

Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms

CALGARY — Lawyers for a mentally ill man who fatally stabbed five young people at a house party are appealing a decision to deny him some privileges.
Quebec reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time since May

Quebec reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time since May

MONTREAL — Residents of Quebec's two biggest cities could soon face more restrictions, Premier Francois Legault said Friday as his government attempts to control a second wave of COVID-19.
Champagne says he will stop arms exports to Turkey if rights abuse uncovered

Champagne says he will stop arms exports to Turkey if rights abuse uncovered

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he's willing to halt military export permits to NATO ally Turkey if an investigation determines Canadian technology is leading to human-rights abuses.

Top Saskatchewan class-action lawyer slapped with eight-month suspension

A high profile Saskatchewan lawyer has been handed a stiff eight-month suspension for threatening an Indigenous residential school survivor into using some of her compensation proceeds to cover legal bills incurred by her son.
Pathologist tells Fredericton murder trial four victims died of gunshot wounds

Pathologist tells Fredericton murder trial four victims died of gunshot wounds

FREDERICTON — A forensic pathologist who conducted autopsies on the four victims of the 2018 Fredericton mass shooting testified on Friday that they all died of gunshot wounds. Dr.
Canada to have own forensics team examine evidence in PS752 crash

Canada to have own forensics team examine evidence in PS752 crash

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne says Canada will have its own forensics team examine the evidence on the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752.