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Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

OTTAWA — The federal government is tightening the rules for non-essential American travellers passing through Canada en route to Alaska, in order to reduce the time spent in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court to offer apology

Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court to offer apology

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge who refused to allow a Muslim woman to appear in court wearing a hijab in 2015 will apologize.
Few regrets for Toronto's 1st Black police chief, but criticism tails Saunders

Few regrets for Toronto's 1st Black police chief, but criticism tails Saunders

TORONTO — Ask the outgoing head of the country's largest municipal police force about defunding or cuts to its $1-billion budget, and the response reflects typical disdain for what he views as sloganeering in response to complex problems.
Four major airports begin screening passengers for elevated temperatures

Four major airports begin screening passengers for elevated temperatures

Four major Canadian airports will begin taking passengers' temperatures starting today as part of the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Trudeau in the hot seat and a teddy bear comes home:In The News for July 30

Trudeau in the hot seat and a teddy bear comes home:In The News for July 30

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 30. What we are watching in Canada ...
Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts

Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts

FLIN FLON, Man. — A First Nations elder who led mediation circles after a social media post called for violence against Indigenous people says she is disappointed one of three women arrested has not faced consequences.
Conservative leadership debate forced to pivot after Lewis, MacKay back out

Conservative leadership debate forced to pivot after Lewis, MacKay back out

OTTAWA — A new media organization's plan to host all four Conservative leadership candidates for a debate Wednesday was thrown into disarray when two of the contenders dropped out.
Ethics commissioner expands probe of Morneau on eve of PM's WE testimony

Ethics commissioner expands probe of Morneau on eve of PM's WE testimony

OTTAWA — Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion is widening his investigation of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's dealings with WE Charity.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 29

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 29

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:19 p.m. on July 29, 2020: There are 115,470 confirmed cases in Canada.
Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

VICTORIA — Parents, students and teachers anxious about the coming school year received an outline Wednesday about British Columbia's plans for a safe return to full-time classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.