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Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research

Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a rise in espionage attacks against Canada, according to a new report from Parliament’s special intelligence committee, which repeatedly singles out concerns about the threat posed by China and Russia.
Nova Scotia to hold two minutes of silence to honour mass shooting victims

Nova Scotia to hold two minutes of silence to honour mass shooting victims

TRURO, N.S. — Nova Scotia's premier is inviting people in the province to participate in two minutes of silence this Sunday at 3 p.m. for those lost in last year's mass shooting.
Canada's greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report

Canada's greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report

OTTAWA — Despite a report showing Canada's greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2019, the federal environment minister says the country is right where it needs to be to start seeing them fall.
New regulator to stop sexual exploitation of children online: public safety minister

New regulator to stop sexual exploitation of children online: public safety minister

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will introduce legislation to create a new regulator that will ensure online platforms remove harmful content, including depictions of children and intimate images that are shared without consent.
Montreal mayor calls destructive protests against COVID-19 curfew 'stupid'

Montreal mayor calls destructive protests against COVID-19 curfew 'stupid'

MONTREAL — The front window of Frank Passa's Old Montreal restaurant, Quattro, is covered with a piece of plywood, broken after an anti-curfew protest turned violent on Sunday night.
Appeal Court restores privileges for man who killed five at Calgary house party

Appeal Court restores privileges for man who killed five at Calgary house party

EDMONTON — The Alberta Court of Appeal has restored some privileges for a mentally ill man who stabbed to death five young people at a Calgary house party seven years ago.
Man pleads not guilty to supplying ammunition in Nova Scotia mass shooting case

Man pleads not guilty to supplying ammunition in Nova Scotia mass shooting case

HALIFAX — One of the three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the gunman who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia last spring has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
O'Toole to vote against Conservative MP's private bill on 'sex-selective abortion'

O'Toole to vote against Conservative MP's private bill on 'sex-selective abortion'

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he will vote against a bill brought forward by a member of his caucus that aims to ban so-called "sex-selective abortions.

Montreal businesses clean up after anti-curfew protest turns violent

MONTREAL — Business owners in Old Montreal will be assessing the damage this morning after an anti-curfew protest turned violent. Hundreds gathered in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew that took effect in Montreal and Laval Sunday night.

Slowing vaccine deliveries and pandemic-era Ramadan: In The News for April 12, 2021.

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 Monday, April 12, 2021. What we are watching in Canada...