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Premiers, state leaders call for open U.S.-Canada border

REGINA — Two Canadian provincial premiers and the leaders of three U.S. states have called for the re-opening of the border between the two countries.
Indigenous services minister says more support needed for people in Nunavut

Indigenous services minister says more support needed for people in Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government needs to do more to support people living in Nunavut, particularly when it comes to the territory's long-standing housing crisis.
Symmetry not guaranteed on border policy: envoy

Symmetry not guaranteed on border policy: envoy

WASHINGTON — Just because Canada and the United States worked closely together to restrict travel across their shared border doesn't mean they were always going to move in lockstep when the time came to reopen it, Ottawa's envoy to Washington said Fr
Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

OTTAWA — The federal government responded to weeks of pressure from Canadian veterans on Friday by announcing that it will fast-track the resettlement of potentially thousands of Afghans who have worked with Canada at different times over the past 20
Greens boost second-quarter fundraising amid party turmoil

Greens boost second-quarter fundraising amid party turmoil

OTTAWA — The federal Green party increased its year-over-year fundraising figures nine per cent last quarter, just as internal strife was spilling into public view.
Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A wildfire attack crew looking for a newly started forest fire instead found a man who had been missing in the rugged backcountry of Garibaldi Provincial Park, north of Vancouver.

Iqaluit's elders home remains closed more than two months after case of COVID-19

IQALUIT, Nunavut — In early May, six residents of Iqaluit’s elders home were put on charter flights leaving the city after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
RCMP drop top officers' husbands from team liaising with N.S. mass shooting inquiry

RCMP drop top officers' husbands from team liaising with N.S. mass shooting inquiry

HALIFAX — The Mounties are replacing senior members of an internal team tasked with providing information to Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry because of conflict of interest concerns. An emailed statement from the force says Chief Supt.
Incoming governor general Mary Simon has first audience with Queen

Incoming governor general Mary Simon has first audience with Queen

OTTAWA — Canada's incoming governor general has had her first audience with the Queen. Mary Simon will be sworn in as the representative of the sovereign in Canada on Monday. The Queen and Simon met virtually on Thursday due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Let the games begin, and raising a louder alarm in B.C. : In The News for July 23

Let the games begin, and raising a louder alarm in B.C. : In The News for July 23

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 23... What we are watching on the world stage ...