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Quebec coroner recommends more training for police dealing with domestic violence

MONTREAL — A coroner is recommending more training for police officers who intervene in domestic violence cases following the murder of a Quebec woman by her ex-boyfriend when she returned home to retrieve her belongings.
Use pandemic to stop brain drain, MPs told, as payments for CERB top $40 billion

Use pandemic to stop brain drain, MPs told, as payments for CERB top $40 billion

OTTAWA — The federal government should use the COVID-19 pandemic to reverse a brain drain of top tech talent south of the border, a House of Commons committee heard Monday, alongside warnings that companies would leave Canada if taxes go up to pay fo
Packed parks like Bellwoods avoidable with better communication, experts say

Packed parks like Bellwoods avoidable with better communication, experts say

Images of a downtown Toronto park packed with young people seemingly flouting physical distancing guidelines designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 have drawn sharp criticism from both politicians and the public.
Ontario delays allowing bubble families, larger gatherings as COVID cases rise

Ontario delays allowing bubble families, larger gatherings as COVID cases rise

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to keep following public health orders heading into summer, as rising COVID-19 cases and high-profile misbehaviour in a Toronto park over the weekend threatened to derail Ontario's reopening plans.
Council of the Federation: COVID-19 prompts Quebec to put off premiers' meeting

Council of the Federation: COVID-19 prompts Quebec to put off premiers' meeting

Quebec is postponing the Council of the Federation meeting it was set to host this summer because of COVID-19.
Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

Gathering limits make it a 'great time to be building a pipeline:' Alberta minister

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy minister says it's a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them.
Shoppers line up in downtown Montreal as retailers reopen to public

Shoppers line up in downtown Montreal as retailers reopen to public

MONTREAL — Eager shoppers lined up outside some stores in downtown Montreal on Monday as retailers in the city were allowed to reopen for the first time since a partial lockdown was imposed in March.
N.S. RCMP use warrants to find killer's cellphone, computer and other devices

N.S. RCMP use warrants to find killer's cellphone, computer and other devices

HALIFAX — As police continue their investigation into a mass killing that claimed 22 lives last month in rural Nova Scotia, newly released documents reveal the RCMP recently seized and searched the killer's computer, cellphone, tablet and navigation
Accountability group calls for COVID-19 transparency, whistleblower protection

Accountability group calls for COVID-19 transparency, whistleblower protection

OTTAWA — An ad-hoc transparency group is calling on governments to make crucial records related to the COVID-19 pandemic open by default as a measure of accountability to the public.
Trudeau, Singh pressed on parties' decisions to access COVID-19 wage subsidy

Trudeau, Singh pressed on parties' decisions to access COVID-19 wage subsidy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced multiple questions Monday on why his party applied for a federal wage subsidy program for organizations facing economic hardship due to COVID-19.