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Northern Saskatchewan leaders want COVID checkpoint confusion sorted out

Northern Saskatchewan leaders want COVID checkpoint confusion sorted out

REGINA — Leaders in northwestern Saskatchewan are asking the province to clear up confusion about checkpoints that are restricting travel in the region during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As U.S. reopening barrels along, 'hidden enemy' infiltrates White House

As U.S. reopening barrels along, 'hidden enemy' infiltrates White House

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's "hidden enemy" has made its way to the West Wing, where COVID-19 threatens not only the health of people working inside the White House, but the president's entire strategy for restoring the U.S.
China pushes back against efforts by Canada, to get Taiwan access at WHO

China pushes back against efforts by Canada, to get Taiwan access at WHO

OTTAWA — China responded sternly Monday to efforts by Canada and its allies to allow Taiwan access to the World Health Organization, telling the coalition of countries to essentially butt out of its internal affairs.
Dominique Anglade becomes first woman to lead Quebec Liberals after rival quits

Dominique Anglade becomes first woman to lead Quebec Liberals after rival quits

MONTREAL — The Quebec Liberals have named the first woman to lead the party in its 150-year history.
Funds to fight COVID-19 in meat plants might not move for months, feds say

Funds to fight COVID-19 in meat plants might not move for months, feds say

OTTAWA — Tens of millions of federal dollars aimed at helping food processors deal with a rash of COVID-19 outbreaks might not move until the end of September, and there are no details about what the requirements will be to qualify. The $77.
More COVID-19 restrictions eased as top doctor warns vaccine a ways off

More COVID-19 restrictions eased as top doctor warns vaccine a ways off

Children played physically distanced games in a Quebec schoolyard and more Ontario shops began offering curbside pickup Monday as Canada's top doctor warned a COVID-19 vaccine is still a ways off.
Veterans ombudsman calls it quits after 18 months

Veterans ombudsman calls it quits after 18 months

OTTAWA — Veterans ombudsman Craig Dalton is calling it quits, leaving former service members without a key advocate at a time when many are worried about the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on their requests for assistance from the federal gov
N.S. killer's semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

N.S. killer's semi-automatic guns believed to come from U.S., but details withheld

HALIFAX — The RCMP says that three of the four semi-automatic weapons used by a gunman during last month's mass shooting in Nova Scotia are believed to have come from the United States, but the agency continues to withhold some key details.
Quebec schools reopen with emphasis on physical distancing, hygiene

Quebec schools reopen with emphasis on physical distancing, hygiene

ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — Quebec schoolchildren were greeted by their teachers with smiles and squirts of hand sanitizer on Monday as the province became the first to reopen some schools following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cocaine-trafficking group with ties to a Mexican cartel busted: Toronto police

TORONTO — A sophisticated crime group that was allegedly smuggling bricks of pure cocaine across the U.S.-Canada border has been busted following a months-long investigation, Toronto police said Monday. Drug squad Insp.