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Quebec farms facing lost profits and rotting harvests due to migrant worker shortage

Quebec farms facing lost profits and rotting harvests due to migrant worker shortage

MONTREAL — Nineteen-year-old Florence Lachapelle was among hundreds of Quebecers who tried their hand at planting seeds and harvesting produce this summer, replacing migrant workers who were unable to leave their countries because of the COVID-19 pan
Ball python that went missing in Victoria found hiding under vehicle

Ball python that went missing in Victoria found hiding under vehicle

VICTORIA — Police say a large snake that went missing somewhere in a Victoria-area neighbourhood was found hiding under a vehicle. Victoria police issued a statement saying the nearly 1.
Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

OTTAWA — Carleton University's criminology school says it will no longer place students to work with police forces and prisons as a show of solidarity with the movement to address systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice institutions.
Manitoba RCMP laughing after suspect mistakes unmarked police car for taxi

Manitoba RCMP laughing after suspect mistakes unmarked police car for taxi

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. — Manitoba RCMP are laughing after an intoxicated man jumped into the back seat of an unmarked police cruiser he mistook for a taxi.
B.C. students to return to school Sept. 10 as part of gradual restart

B.C. students to return to school Sept. 10 as part of gradual restart

VICTORIA — Children in British Columbia will return to classrooms two days later than originally planned as part of a gradual restart to schooling, the education minister says.
From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 12

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 12

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:36 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2020: There are 120,844 confirmed cases in Canada.
'I don't remember:' Man accused of killing Alberta doctor makes court appearance

'I don't remember:' Man accused of killing Alberta doctor makes court appearance

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta appeared confused at his first court appearance Wednesday, telling a judge that he doesn't remember and is sick. Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta.
Feds seeking private consultant to design firearm buyback program

Feds seeking private consultant to design firearm buyback program

OTTAWA — The federal government is turning to the private sector to design and possibly help run a massive buyback of newly prohibited firearms.
New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

OTTAWA — Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his replacement must quickly put together a strong team in the Commons and for the next campaign, and he's happy to offer whatever advice needed on that score.