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Document details initial response to Nova Scotia mass shooting by RCMP tactical team

Document details initial response to Nova Scotia mass shooting by RCMP tactical team

HALIFAX — An RCMP tactical team tasked with tracking down a mass shooter in April 2020 was dealing with the aftermath of his deadly toll in Portapique, N.S.
First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

MONTREAL — When Thomas Hartle indulges in a session of psilocybin treatment, the end-of-life anxiety, distractions and noises associated with his terminal colon cancer go away. "Before the treatment, it’s like you’re sitting in your car. It’s summer.
Adapting to climate change, COVID hospitalizations : In The News for May 16

Adapting to climate change, COVID hospitalizations : In The News for May 16

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 May 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is set to launch one-stop support centres for children with issues like ADHD, autism and Down syndrome, but parents say promises of a no-wait system that won't require assessments or a diagnosis seem unrealistic due to a
Residents who fled flooded N.W.T town can return; some services might be unavailable

Residents who fled flooded N.W.T town can return; some services might be unavailable

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — A town in the Northwest Territories says people were being allowed to return to their homes Sunday evening, four days after about 3,500 were ordered to evacuate as flood waters rose.
Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed to adapt to climate change

Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed to adapt to climate change

OTTAWA — Dozens of experts advising the government on adapting to climate change say Canada needs to do more to prepare infrastructure for the threats of extreme weather and get faster at helping Canadians recover from floods, fires and major storms.
Prince Charles to come face to face with 'woolly doppelgänger' on royal tour

Prince Charles to come face to face with 'woolly doppelgänger' on royal tour

The Prince of Wales is set to be greeted by a sheepish figure when he arrives in Canada tomorrow: his own "woolly doppelgänger.
Justice advocate David Milgaard, imprisoned on wrongful conviction, dead at 69

Justice advocate David Milgaard, imprisoned on wrongful conviction, dead at 69

David Milgaard, the victim of one of Canada's most notorious miscarriages of justice, has died in an Alberta hospital after a short illness. He was 69.
Federal food agency ruling says two West Bank wines are not a 'Product of Israel'

Federal food agency ruling says two West Bank wines are not a 'Product of Israel'

OTTAWA — The federal food inspection agency says two wines produced in the West Bank and sold in Ontario were falsely branded "Product of Israel," given the lack of clarifying information on the labels.
Croupiers plan to walk off the job at Montreal Casino for the second time in two days

Croupiers plan to walk off the job at Montreal Casino for the second time in two days

MONTREAL — Croupiers at the Montreal Casino say they will walk off the job once again today following a surprise four-hour strike on Saturday.