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Fear, frustration mount over Canada's plan to rescue Afghan interpreters

Fear, frustration mount over Canada's plan to rescue Afghan interpreters

OTTAWA — Fear and frustration are mounting over the scope and pace of Ottawa’s plan to rescue potentially thousands of Afghans from the threat of Taliban retaliation for their past associations with Canada.
Vaccines aren't foolproof but prevent most serious illness, death from COVID-19

Vaccines aren't foolproof but prevent most serious illness, death from COVID-19

OTTAWA — U.S. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says he is infected with COVID-19 but because he is fully vaccinated, he is mainly suffering from what feels like a mild sinus infection.
Nunavut releases path forward to live with COVID-19, ease public health restrictions

Nunavut releases path forward to live with COVID-19, ease public health restrictions

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Nunavut government has released a long-term plan that it says will work toward treating COVID-19 like any other vaccine-preventable disease in the territory.
Manitoba premier sorry for creating 'misunderstanding' about Canadian history

Manitoba premier sorry for creating 'misunderstanding' about Canadian history

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister apologized Tuesday for comments he made almost a month earlier that angered Indigenous leaders and cost him a cabinet minister.
'Enough is enough': Montreal police promise action after shooting leaves three dead

'Enough is enough': Montreal police promise action after shooting leaves three dead

MONTREAL — Residents of a northeastern Montreal borough where a brazen triple homicide occurred during daylight hours on Monday say they fear for their safety, despite police promises to bring down the full strength of the force on those responsible.
Allegations of sexual assault against N.L. police breed mistrust among women

Allegations of sexual assault against N.L. police breed mistrust among women

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — With a growing number of sexual assault allegations surfacing against officers with Newfoundland and Labrador's provincial police force, women in St. John's, N.L.
Five more N.W.T. communities eligible for federal Nutrition North subsidy

Five more N.W.T. communities eligible for federal Nutrition North subsidy

YELLOWKNIFE — The federal government says five more communities in the Northwest Territories can now receive the Nutrition North subsidy.
Federal party support holds steady, pandemic homelessness : In The News for August 3.

Federal party support holds steady, pandemic homelessness : In The News for August 3.

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 August 3. What we are watching in Canada ...
Where will homelessness rise or fall? A federally funded AI has some predictions

Where will homelessness rise or fall? A federally funded AI has some predictions

OTTAWA — Driving into York Region on Toronto's northern border, what first stands out to most people are the large houses and vast estates that Michael Braithwaite says leaves the impression that homelessness isn't an issue here.

Trudeau Liberals maintain lead over rivals ahead of possible election call: poll

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals remain ahead as a new poll suggests Canada's political parties are holding relatively steady in terms of voter support only weeks before a possible election call.