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'It's painful,' says N.S. MP of string of abusive calls, veiled threats

'It's painful,' says N.S. MP of string of abusive calls, veiled threats

HALIFAX — A Liberal member of Parliament says she is installing a home security system in response to abusive online and telephone comments received after she advocated for increased gun control and a feminist analysis of the Nova Scotia mass shootin
Unions tell MPs that grocery workers should still have pandemic pay

Unions tell MPs that grocery workers should still have pandemic pay

OTTAWA — Union leaders who represent thousands of grocery-store workers are telling MPs there is no reason for large chains to cut pandemic-related pay premiums since the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't gone away.
Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada: privacy commissioner

Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada: privacy commissioner

OTTAWA — The federal privacy commissioner says U.S. firm Clearview AI will stop offering its facial-recognition services in Canada in response to an investigation by the commissioner and three provincial counterparts.
Don't criticize China's treatment of Hong Kong, Beijing warns Canada

Don't criticize China's treatment of Hong Kong, Beijing warns Canada

OTTAWA — China is threatening retaliation against Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned a new security law giving Beijing more control over Hong Kong.
Trudeau takes a pass on meeting this week with Trump, Lopez Obrador

Trudeau takes a pass on meeting this week with Trump, Lopez Obrador

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a pass on a meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
MPs reviewing virtual voting options to bolster COVID-19 Parliament

MPs reviewing virtual voting options to bolster COVID-19 Parliament

OTTAWA — As millions of Canadians contemplate what it will take to work long-term from home in order to control the spread of COVID-19, MPs are considering a very particular problem: how to virtually vote.
Lac-Megantic marks seventh anniversary of 2013 rail disaster with memorial site

Lac-Megantic marks seventh anniversary of 2013 rail disaster with memorial site

Seven years after a rail disaster decimated its downtown, Lac-Megantic sought Monday to honour both its past and future by inaugurating a long-planned memorial space at the site at the heart of the tragedy.
Man accused in Rideau Hall crash had rifle, shotguns, high-capacity magazine: RCMP

Man accused in Rideau Hall crash had rifle, shotguns, high-capacity magazine: RCMP

OTTAWA — The man charged with ramming a truck through a gate at Rideau Hall last week was armed with two shotguns, a rifle and a revolver, and threatened Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, police say.
Tories, NDP at odds over federal spending as Liberals prepare fiscal snapshot

Tories, NDP at odds over federal spending as Liberals prepare fiscal snapshot

OTTAWA — Opposition parties have laid out their demands for the federal Liberal government as Ottawa prepares to update Canadians on the country's finances after four months of COVID-19 — and where it expects the economy to head for the rest of the y
A sad anniversary and the COVID-19 fiscal snapshot; In The News for July 6

A sad anniversary and the COVID-19 fiscal snapshot; In The News for July 6

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 6. What we are watching in Canada ... LAC-MEGANTIC, Que.