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All too easy to impersonate a police officer: national association

All too easy to impersonate a police officer: national association

OTTAWA — Police are investigating how a 51-year-old denturist in Nova Scotia was able to get his hands on a seemingly authentic RCMP uniform and mock police cruiser before embarking on a killing spree that ended the lives of 22 people.
Canada's COVID death toll passes 2,000; Saskatchewan outlines reopening plans

Canada's COVID death toll passes 2,000; Saskatchewan outlines reopening plans

TORONTO — Canada's COVID-19 death toll passed the 2,000 mark on Thursday as scientists across the country scrambled to find a treatment or vaccine for coronavirus disease and Saskatchewan became the first province to announce detailed plans for easin
Golf courses, retail stores, hairdressers could reopen in Saskatchewan in May

Golf courses, retail stores, hairdressers could reopen in Saskatchewan in May

REGINA — Dentist offices, hairdressers, golf courses and retail stores could be allowed to reopen starting in May under Saskatchewan's plan to refire parts of its economy during the COVID-19 crisis.
Cities ask Liberals for up to $15B to stave off COVID-19 budget crisis

Cities ask Liberals for up to $15B to stave off COVID-19 budget crisis

OTTAWA — Canada's cities are on the brink of financial crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of municipal leaders say — unless the federal government urgently provides billions of dollars in help.
What you need to know about the military's assistance to long-term care homes

What you need to know about the military's assistance to long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised the Canadian Armed Forces will respond to provincial requests for assistance at long-term care facilities hit by COVID-19, but said Thursday the measure is a short-term solution and Canada should not ne
Alberta teen who shot and paralyzed German tourist sentenced to 21 months

Alberta teen who shot and paralyzed German tourist sentenced to 21 months

CALGARY — A judge who sentenced a teen to 21 months for shooting a German tourist in the head on a highway west of Calgary has heard that the victim continues to suffer.

Vancouver police say suspect identified in hate crime investigation

VANCOUVER — Police have identified a suspect in what they say was a racially motivated attack in Vancouver last month. Vancouver police released video Wednesday of a 92-year-old man being pushed out the door of a convenience store.

Parents of teen girls killed by Paul Bernardo seek to obtain his file: documents

The parents of two teen girls who were murdered by Paul Bernardo are seeking to obtain his entire file with the parole board, arguing public interest in the case outweighs the convicted killer and serial rapist's privacy rights.
Five phases: Saskatchewan's plan to reopen the province to start in May

Five phases: Saskatchewan's plan to reopen the province to start in May

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government on Thursday released a five-phase plan to reopen parts of its economy during the COVID-19 crisis. The first lifting of some measures could start on May 4.
Easing COVID-19 restrictions presents challenges between provinces: experts

Easing COVID-19 restrictions presents challenges between provinces: experts

Infectious disease experts say provinces looking to relax restrictions related to COVID-19 need to consider their neighbours.
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