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Police in Nova Scotia investigate fatal dog attack northeast of Halifax

Police in Nova Scotia investigate fatal dog attack northeast of Halifax

MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S. — A dog described by police as a large pit bull attacked and killed its owner while the two were out for a roadside walk Tuesday in a rural community northeast of Halifax.
Three Nova Scotia senators call for public inquiry into mass killing

Three Nova Scotia senators call for public inquiry into mass killing

HALIFAX — Three Nova Scotia senators are calling on the province to join with Ottawa to launch a joint inquiry into the mass shooting in April that claimed the lives of 22 people, saying the investigation must address related social issues through a
Conviction for teen 'swatter' stands despite length of case, court rules

Conviction for teen 'swatter' stands despite length of case, court rules

TORONTO — The conviction of a teenager for the hideous practise of "swatting" must stand even though it took three years from his arrest to completion of his trial, Ontario's top court ruled on Tuesday.
Cautious Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second wave of COVID: Poll

Cautious Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second wave of COVID: Poll

OTTAWA — Canadians are increasingly wearing protective face masks as they emerge from months of isolating at home to curb the spread of COVID-19, a new poll suggests.
Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

OTTAWA — Details of a program that will see the federal government buy surplus food from farmers and redistribute it to food banks and other community groups are coming soon, Liberal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau promised Tuesday.
Floyd mourned and U.S. not investigating Prince Andrew; In The News for June 9

Floyd mourned and U.S. not investigating Prince Andrew; In The News for June 9

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 June 9 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

EDMONTON — Three northern Alberta First Nations are asking to appeal the province's suspension of environmental monitoring in the oilpatch because it "fails to come close" to being a reasonable decision.
Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid 'transparency'

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid 'transparency'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will push provincial premiers to equip police with body-worn cameras as a rapid, substantive solution to allegations of racism and brutality.

Court awards Saskatchewan man $6.7M 14 years after assault on camping trip

YORKTON, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man has been awarded more than $6.7 million in damages nearly 14 years after an assault during a camping trip left him with a life-changing brain injury.