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Lawyer for ex-Canadian Forces reservist wants weapons charges dropped

Lawyer for ex-Canadian Forces reservist wants weapons charges dropped

WASHINGTON — The lawyer for Patrik Mathews is asking a U.S.
Use of predictive policing tools in Canada highlight need for federal action, report says

Use of predictive policing tools in Canada highlight need for federal action, report says

Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from t
Police calls for domestic violence, mental crises rise during pandemic

Police calls for domestic violence, mental crises rise during pandemic

OTTAWA — New data from some of Canada's biggest police forces show major COVID-19 lockdowns across much of the country in the spring led to a sharp uptick in calls to police for domestic violence and people in a mental health crisis.
Memorial to N.S. mass shooting victims to be removed, partly to deter gawkers

Memorial to N.S. mass shooting victims to be removed, partly to deter gawkers

HALIFAX — Four months after a gunman killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia, residents of the village where the shooting started have decided to dismantle a makeshift memorial outside a former church, partly because the roadside shrine continues to at
Statistics Canada preps new online inflation tool to better detail price impacts

Statistics Canada preps new online inflation tool to better detail price impacts

OTTAWA — The national statistics agency is readying a new online tool to help Canadians track the impact of price changes on their spending during the pandemic.
New Brunswick Liberals promise to eliminate interest on provincial student loans

New Brunswick Liberals promise to eliminate interest on provincial student loans

FREDERICTON — Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers promised Tuesday that if elected, his government would stop collecting its share of interest on New Brunswick student loans for residents who choose to live in the province after graduating.
Ottawa firm hired to review workplace complaints at Rideau Hall

Ottawa firm hired to review workplace complaints at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA — An Ottawa-based consulting firm with a history of reviewing allegations of workplace harassment on Parliament Hill is being tasked to do so again at Rideau Hall. The Privy Council Office says it has hired Quintet Consulting Corp.
Residential school history and 'Transplant' success: In The News for Sept. 1

Residential school history and 'Transplant' success: In The News for Sept. 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Sites to be commemorated: Residential schools recognized as 'historic event'

Sites to be commemorated: Residential schools recognized as 'historic event'

They blighted Indigenous lives for more than a century. Now their creation is being formally recognized as one of the events that helped shape today's Canada.
Canadians don't know much about Erin O'Toole but poll finds openness to him

Canadians don't know much about Erin O'Toole but poll finds openness to him

OTTAWA — Most Canadians know very little about new Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole but a new poll suggests his personal qualities and policy positions could eventually give his party a boost.