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N.S. mass killer showed off his 'military' style gun, claiming it was for movie

N.S. mass killer showed off his 'military' style gun, claiming it was for movie

HALIFAX — In the months before he killed 22 people in the Nova Scotia mass shooting, the gunman — who didn't have a firearms licence — showed a powerful rifle to others and made up a fanciful story about its purpose, witnesses say.
Sajjan called to testify again in Commons probe of Forces misconduct claims

Sajjan called to testify again in Commons probe of Forces misconduct claims

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government and Opposition Conservatives marked International Women’s Day on Monday by trading barbs and accusations over reported threats against a senior naval officer who brought forward an allegation of misconduct against Cana
'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

'Truth to power:' Lab was not enough for renowned scientist David Schindler

EDMONTON — His research in the lab and the field was published in some of the world's top journals, but that was never enough for David Schindler, who died Thursday at age 80.
Liberals told to think beyond child care in work to craft 'shecession' recovery plan

Liberals told to think beyond child care in work to craft 'shecession' recovery plan

OTTAWA — Decades of job gains for women could vanish if Ottawa's plan to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic doesn't rethink federal skills programs and stimulus plans, experts said Monday.
User-generated content not a target of Broadcast Act changes, says heritage minister

User-generated content not a target of Broadcast Act changes, says heritage minister

OTTAWA — The minister responsible for making changes to Canada's broadcasting laws says legislation he introduced recently does not target user-generated online content.
Rolling back progress for women should not be COVID-19's legacy: Trudeau

Rolling back progress for women should not be COVID-19's legacy: Trudeau

OTTAWA — A rollback of the progress women have made can't be a legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday as he virtually addressed an annual event aimed at getting more women's voices heard by, and in, the House of Co
Canada set to receive more than 910,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week

Canada set to receive more than 910,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week

OTTAWA — Canada is set to receive 910,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week as pharmaceutical companies ramp up deliveries to make good on their contractual obligations by the end of the month.

New vaccine shipments and chasing gender equality: In The News for Mar. 8

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 Mar. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canadians, especially women, say gender equality not achieved in Canada: Poll

Canadians, especially women, say gender equality not achieved in Canada: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests most Canadians believe there's still a long way to go to achieve gender equality in this country.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Mar. 8, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 8, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 57,567 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,387,189 doses given. Nationwide, 565,719 people or 1.