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Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

HALIFAX — For those grieving the victims of a gunman who left a trail of burned homes and at least 19 dead in Nova Scotia, anguished questions emerged Monday on what led to such horror.
Many who knew N.S. gunman struggle to come to terms with killing spree

Many who knew N.S. gunman struggle to come to terms with killing spree

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Neighbours and schoolmates of the man responsible for a killing rampage that left at least 19 people dead in northern Nova Scotia were attempting Monday to come to terms with the tragedy.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:36 p.m. ET on April 20, 2020: There are 36,831 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Trudeau promises stockpile policies to get overhaul to prevent waste

Trudeau promises stockpile policies to get overhaul to prevent waste

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa will avoid destroying valuable medical equipment from the national stockpile from now on by making sure it gets used before it expires.
Liberals, Bloc, NDP, Greens approve once-a-week sittings in House of Commons

Liberals, Bloc, NDP, Greens approve once-a-week sittings in House of Commons

OTTAWA — The Conservatives' bid to have Parliament sit in person several times a week throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been thwarted by the combined forces of the governing Liberals and other opposition parties.
RCMP says it will look at how N.S. public was warned of active shooter threat

RCMP says it will look at how N.S. public was warned of active shooter threat

HALIFAX — Premier Stephen McNeil said Monday the province's emergency alert system wasn't used to warn people an active shooter was on the loose in northern Nova Scotia on the weekend because no request was received.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. B.C. is reporting 52 new cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, including five more deaths. This brings the death total to 86 and the total number of cases to 1,699.

'A difficult decision:' Alberta meat-packing plant pausing production

CALGARY — A meat-packing plant in southern Alberta where a worker died because of COVID-19 is temporarily shutting down as the result of an outbreak at the facility.
Canadians can't relax yet despite progress in curbing COVID-19, officials say

Canadians can't relax yet despite progress in curbing COVID-19, officials say

Canada's public health measures have helped bring the national COVID-19 outbreak further under control, medical officials said Monday even as they cautioned a return to pre-pandemic life may not be in the offing for some time.
Liberal changes to media aid plan hint at speedier spending, industry group says

Liberal changes to media aid plan hint at speedier spending, industry group says

OTTAWA — The federal government's planned changes to its financial aid for news outlets in Canada should allow more of them to qualify for the financial help, a news-industry association says.