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Glen Murray, former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal, seeks Green party helm

Glen Murray, former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal, seeks Green party helm

WINNIPEG — A former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal cabinet minister is joining the leadership race for the federal Green party.
Manitoba to ease some COVID-19 restrictions starting in May

Manitoba to ease some COVID-19 restrictions starting in May

WINNIPEG — Many non-essential Manitoba businesses that have been shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic are to reopen as of Monday.
RCMP bid to be more transparent a work in progress, media experts say

RCMP bid to be more transparent a work in progress, media experts say

OTTAWA — The fervent and sometimes frustrating quest for details of a Nova Scotia gunman's deadly rampage has rekindled concerns about the RCMP's traditional reticence concerning major criminal probes.
P.E.I. to remain closed to non-residents as COVID-19 restrictions eased

P.E.I. to remain closed to non-residents as COVID-19 restrictions eased

CHARLOTTETOWN — Every summer, Cavendish, P.E.I.
Study on early humans sheds new light on old stories about animals and alcohol

Study on early humans sheds new light on old stories about animals and alcohol

CALGARY — Elephants are said to seek out the fallen, fermenting fruit of the marula tree. Waxwings flock in spring to berries still hanging from branches and fly erratically thereafter. Swedish elk behave strangely after gorging on rotting apples.
Doctors fret over surgery backlog after immediate COVID-19 crisis

Doctors fret over surgery backlog after immediate COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Doctors say they're becoming increasingly concerned about how they will handle the swelling backlog of elective surgeries once the immediate COVID-19 threat has ebbed.
Calls for crackdown on public trade in police gear after N.S. shootings

Calls for crackdown on public trade in police gear after N.S. shootings

HALIFAX — Whether it's the auctioning of police light bars or the availability of official RCMP decals, people familiar with the public trade in police gear say it's time to crack down on the potentially dangerous practice.
Supreme Court moves provincial appeals of carbon tax to September

Supreme Court moves provincial appeals of carbon tax to September

OTTAWA — Canada's national fight over the carbon tax won't get sorted out at the Supreme Court of Canada until the fall.
Soldiers get orderly training ahead of Quebec long-term care deployment

Soldiers get orderly training ahead of Quebec long-term care deployment

MONTREAL — Canadian Forces soldiers got a crash course in senior care Wednesday as members with no medical background or orderly experience prepared to deploy to Quebec long-term care homes hardest hit by COVID-19.

COVID-19 pandemic forces Ontario justice system 'stuck in the 1970s' to modernize

A shrill, persistent echo punctuated by loud beeps nearly derailed what is believed to be the first virtual murder trial in Ontario earlier this month.