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N.S. mass shooting inquiry 'mechanism' done as province, Ottawa finalize details

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's justice minister says most details of a joint federal-provincial inquiry into a mass killing in the province have been finalized.

Prices faced by consumers rising faster than inflation rate, BoC deputy says

OTTAWA — The prices Canadians have reported paying for goods and services have been rising more than the official inflation rate, a senior Bank of Canada official says.
Made-in-Canada contact tracing app ready for testing in Ontario: Trudeau

Made-in-Canada contact tracing app ready for testing in Ontario: Trudeau

OTTAWA — A made-in-Canada mobile app to alert Canadians who may have been exposed to a person infected with COVID-19 is ready for testing in Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday.
N.S. allows 10-person gatherings, aims to reopen to other Canadians in mid-July

N.S. allows 10-person gatherings, aims to reopen to other Canadians in mid-July

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is allowing people to gather in groups of up to 10, as the province has gone nine days without any fresh cases of COVID-19.
MacKay accuses O'Toole of backing a carbon tax in heated French debate

MacKay accuses O'Toole of backing a carbon tax in heated French debate

TORONTO — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay accused chief rival Erin O'Toole of committing a cardinal conservative sin Wednesday: wanting to introduce a carbon tax.

Unruly passenger charged, forces Toronto-bound plane to divert to Winnipeg: RCMP

WINNIPEG — RCMP say they have arrested a passenger whose unruly behaviour forced a Toronto-bound plane to divert to Winnipeg.

A timeline of events in Canada's fight against COVID-19

Here's a timeline of key developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada since the first presumptive case was reported on Jan. 25: Jan.
Canada set to launch voluntary contact-tracing app: PM

Canada set to launch voluntary contact-tracing app: PM

The nationwide app will first launch in Ontario before being deployed in other provinces
Canada's COVID-19 caseload surpasses 100,000

Canada's COVID-19 caseload surpasses 100,000

Canada's struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic passed a bleak milestone on Thursday, with data from one of the hardest-hit provinces pushing the national caseload over the 100,000 threshold.
A true blue brawl and blue jeans in the deep blue; In The News for June 18

A true blue brawl and blue jeans in the deep blue; In The News for June 18

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 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
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