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U.S. protesters resist COVID-19 lockdowns, backed by Trump

U.S. protesters resist COVID-19 lockdowns, backed by Trump

WASHINGTON — The partisan cracks in America's collective effort to combat COVID-19 are growing wider by the day — growing, some say, not due to grassroots sentiment but by political forces both within and outside the United States.
Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

Fewer than 10 asylum-seekers tried to cross from U.S. after border closed: Blair

OTTAWA — The historic closure of the Canada-U.S. border appears to have stopped the flow of asylum seekers into Canada, with fewer than 10 people turned back to the U.S.
Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

OTTAWA — Facebook wants a judge to toss out the federal privacy watchdog's finding that the social media giant's lax practices allowed personal data to be used for political purposes.
Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

TORONTO — Allan Gotlieb, a long-time public servant who was Canada's ambassador to the United States during the Reagan administration, has died. He was 92.

Timeline of Nova Scotia shootings that left 19 dead, including RCMP officer

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — At least 19 people have died after a shooter dressed as a police officer went on a rampage in rural Nova Scotia that started Saturday night and ended Sunday with the killer dead. Here's a timeline of events.
Vancouver's huge 4-20 pot celebration to be replaced by virtual event

Vancouver's huge 4-20 pot celebration to be replaced by virtual event

VANCOUVER — What would have been Vancouver's 26th annual marijuana festival has been sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic but organizers say a virtual celebration will go ahead.

G20 protester awarded $500 for illegal police search and goggles seizure

TORONTO — A man whose swim goggles were confiscated by officers following a search of his backpack on the eve of the turbulent G20 summit in Toronto almost a decade ago has been awarded $500 in damages.
Outpouring of grief occurring in Nova Scotia after mass shooting tragedy

Outpouring of grief occurring in Nova Scotia after mass shooting tragedy

HALIFAX — There is an outpouring of grief across Nova Scotia today as the names of victims of a weekend mass killing begin to emerge, ranging from a nurse to a teacher to an RCMP officer.
Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

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 April 20 ... NOVA SCOTIA SHOOTER ...

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.