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Limit gun capacity to five bullets, victims group urges Trudeau government

Limit gun capacity to five bullets, victims group urges Trudeau government

OTTAWA — As the government prepares new gun-control legislation, a victims group says magazine capacity should be limited to five bullets for all firearms to reduce the damage a mass shooter can do.
Special payments to seniors to arrive in early July, Liberals say

Special payments to seniors to arrive in early July, Liberals say

OTTAWA — A special one-time payment to millions of seniors will arrive in early July, a delay the Liberals say is the result of ensuring there isn't any fraud in the pandemic-related top-up.
Moment of crisis, unrest no time for U.S. to desert global partners: congressman

Moment of crisis, unrest no time for U.S. to desert global partners: congressman

WASHINGTON — The public health crisis gripping the world and civil unrest roiling cities across the United States are precisely why President Donald Trump should be embracing America's global friends and allies, not tearing down the rules-based inter
Trudeau, and an unexpected Trump, urge COVID-19 co-operation at vaccine summit

Trudeau, and an unexpected Trump, urge COVID-19 co-operation at vaccine summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some of his fellow world leaders were joined by an unexpected ally on Thursday in their show of international solidarity on sharing an eventual COVID-19 vaccine: U.S. President Donald Trump.
RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector'

RCMP say gunman behind mass killing in Nova Scotia was 'injustice collector'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia RCMP say the gunman who killed 22 people in one of Canada's worst mass murders was an "injustice collector" whose personal grudges boiled over in rage. RCMP Supt.
New study is first full list of species that only exist in Canada

New study is first full list of species that only exist in Canada

OTTAWA — For the first time, Canadian biologists have come up with a list of plants, insects and animals that don't exist in any other country and many of them are in danger of extinction if they haven't died out already.
Officers charged in Floyd death and vaccine summit; In The News for June 4

Officers charged in Floyd death and vaccine summit; In The News for June 4

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 4 ... --- American anti-racism protests ...
Spiritual needs of vulnerable federal inmates unmet during pandemic: chaplains

Spiritual needs of vulnerable federal inmates unmet during pandemic: chaplains

OTTAWA — Federal prison chaplains say the spiritual needs of inmates have become an unnecessary casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic at a time when offenders are feeling particularly vulnerable and alone.
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.
'Defunding' police, funding mental health resources will save lives: experts

'Defunding' police, funding mental health resources will save lives: experts

TORONTO — The death of a Toronto woman who fell from her 24th-floor balcony while police were in her home has renewed calls for an overhaul of how society deals with people in mental health crises.