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Father of fallen Canadian soldier of two minds on Biden's pullout from Afghanistan

Father of fallen Canadian soldier of two minds on Biden's pullout from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Jim Davis and his wife Sharon visited Kandahar in 2008, part of a contingent of grieving military families who wanted to see for themselves the desolate place where their loved ones had died in service to Canada's mission in Afghanistan.
'Sicker and younger': Toronto ICU copes with pressure during third wave of pandemic

'Sicker and younger': Toronto ICU copes with pressure during third wave of pandemic

TORONTO — Intensive care nurse Jane Abas is assessing her patient, checking her medication and monitoring her heart rate.
Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand

Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand

OTTAWA — Canada's procurement minister says she is in the midst of negotiating new vaccine contracts to nail down supplies of vaccine booster shots if they're needed next year.
B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act

B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act

VANCOUVER — The death of his daughter after she was hit with rubber bullets brought Ron Rauch to the conclusion that looking for answers from British Columbia's police watchdog is a "waste of time.
Charities hope Liberals' budget lends helping hand as sector eyes long recovery

Charities hope Liberals' budget lends helping hand as sector eyes long recovery

OTTAWA — Canada's charities are hoping the Liberals extend them a helping hand in net week's budget as the sector faces the possibility of a prolonged road to recovery, even after the economy reopens.
A look at the lives lost in the April 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting

A look at the lives lost in the April 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting

HALIFAX — The victims in one of Canada's worst mass killings included an RCMP officer, a teacher, health-care workers, retirees, neighbours of the shooter and two correctional officers killed in their home.
Families of N.S. mass shooting victims left with vivid memories, searing grief

Families of N.S. mass shooting victims left with vivid memories, searing grief

HALIFAX — Tom Bagley's birthday was just two days away on April 19, 2020, when his daughter Charlene called his cottage in West Wentworth, N.S., and small talk ensued about the possibility of a socially distanced party in her driveway.
Toronto COVID field hospital and MP in his birthday suit: In The News for April 15

Toronto COVID field hospital and MP in his birthday suit: In The News for April 15

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 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Mi'kmaq fisher argues feds becoming more aggressive in seizures of Indigenous gear

Mi'kmaq fisher argues feds becoming more aggressive in seizures of Indigenous gear

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq man who has been battling for Indigenous fishing rights says the recent seizure of his crab traps suggests Ottawa is becoming more aggressive on the water.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 15, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 15, 2021. There are 1,087,152 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,087,152 confirmed cases (80,201 active, 983,506 resolved, 23,445 deaths).