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Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A British Columbia police officer is being remembered for his "spark for life" and love of sharing stories and advice. Const.
Ottawa cop's punches 'accelerated' Somali-Canadian man's death, Crown says

Ottawa cop's punches 'accelerated' Somali-Canadian man's death, Crown says

OTTAWA — The punches delivered by an Ottawa constable wearing reinforced gloves caused facial injuries that precipitated a Somali-Canadian man's death, prosecutors told the officer's manslaughter trial Wednesday.
More on deaths of father and 2 daughters and a name change The News for July 22

More on deaths of father and 2 daughters and a name change The News for July 22

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 July 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds should invest $50B in green projects for post-pandemic stimulus: experts

Feds should invest $50B in green projects for post-pandemic stimulus: experts

OTTAWA — When the time comes for Canada to turn its attention to post-pandemic stimulus, a group of finance and policy experts says Ottawa needs to invest heavily in green infrastructure projects, including energy-efficient buildings, to secure an ec
'Seatbelts would have changed everything:' boyfriend of bus crash victim

'Seatbelts would have changed everything:' boyfriend of bus crash victim

The boyfriend of a woman killed when a sightseeing bus the couple was on rolled in the Rocky Mountains believes she would still be alive had passengers been wearing seatbelts.
No evidence of Trudeau contact with WE Charity before deal awarded: PCO Clerk

No evidence of Trudeau contact with WE Charity before deal awarded: PCO Clerk

OTTAWA — The federal government's top public servant says there is no evidence to suggest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with WE Charity before the organization was awarded a deal to run a student-volunteer program.
Hoax call diverted resources during struggle to adapt to COVID-19: care home

Hoax call diverted resources during struggle to adapt to COVID-19: care home

VANCOUVER — A long-term care home in North Vancouver that was the site of Canada's first confirmed COVID-19 death says it received a hoax call as the outbreak began that created "needless fear" and compromised health and safety.
New COVID-19 outbreaks among young adults spark concern about bars, restaurants

New COVID-19 outbreaks among young adults spark concern about bars, restaurants

OTTAWA — New outbreaks of COVID-19 among young adults across the country are sparking concern about the impact these clusters of new cases could have on the ongoing easing of pandemic restrictions.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 21

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 21

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:56 p.m. on July 21, 2020: There are 111,697 confirmed cases in Canada.
Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say they are evacuating part of Bridgewater, N.S., as they hunt for a suspect accused of domestic assault, the stabbing of a police officer in the neck and an alleged attack on a police dog.