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Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting 'recently' acquired gun from estate

Witness said killer in N.S. mass shooting 'recently' acquired gun from estate

HALIFAX — A portion of a witness statement released Friday says the gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia had "recently" acquired one of his firearms in Canada from the estate of a friend who died.
'Egregious' police tactics harming Black and Indigenous people: activist

'Egregious' police tactics harming Black and Indigenous people: activist

Emerging evidence of violent police encounters shows some police tactics are "so egregious" that they're doing more harm than any possible good, says a Canadian activist.

Man who lured officer posing as girl on Internet loses entrapment appeal

TORONTO — A medical student who sought sex with an undercover police officer posing as a 14-year-old girl lost his argument on Friday that he was the victim of entrapment.
Canada encouraging Iran to ship PS752 black boxes to France as soon as possible

Canada encouraging Iran to ship PS752 black boxes to France as soon as possible

OTTAWA — Canada agrees with Iran's new pledge to send the black boxes from a downed Ukraine Airlines jetliner directly to France instead of Ukraine, and wants it to happen as soon as possible, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Friday.
Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports

Air travellers to be checked for fevers at Canadian airports

OTTAWA — Air travellers will need to have their temperatures checked before they're allowed to board planes but the system will take months to set up, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Friday.
'Systemic racism' in Canada reflected in health, income and other indicators

'Systemic racism' in Canada reflected in health, income and other indicators

MONTREAL — For Louise Delisle, an African Nova Scotian who grew up in the rural town of Shelburne, the racism her community has experienced over the years is reflected in the health of its members. Her father and brother died of cancer.
RCMP equity drive and Bell pulls Mulroney series; In The News for June 12

RCMP equity drive and Bell pulls Mulroney series; In The News for June 12

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 12 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.
Coroner to feds: Take action on B.C. overdose epidemic like with pandemic

Coroner to feds: Take action on B.C. overdose epidemic like with pandemic

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has recorded the highest number of illicit drug overdose deaths in a single month, prompting the chief coroner to say the federal government should take bold action on the overdose epidemic as it has done with the COVID-1
Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

Judges hear Alberta Crown appeal of couple's acquittal in toddler death

CALGARY — The Crown says an Alberta judge showed bias against a medical expert last year when he acquitted a couple on trial in the death of their ill son, but the defence says the court process was fair.