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Officer who killed Rodney Levi says N.B. Indigenous man refused to surrender knives

Officer who killed Rodney Levi says N.B. Indigenous man refused to surrender knives

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — Rodney Levi, an Indigenous man killed by the RCMP in 2020, said police would have to shoot him if they wanted him to drop his knives, an officer testified Monday at a coroner's inquest. RCMP Const.
Supreme Court asked to rule on protracted battle over military judges' independence

Supreme Court asked to rule on protracted battle over military judges' independence

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether Canada’s military judges are truly independent.
More than a dozen schools close in New Brunswick as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

More than a dozen schools close in New Brunswick as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

FREDERICTON — Another sharp jump in COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick forced more than a dozen schools to close Monday, following reports on the weekend indicating the latest surge in infections was showing no signs of letting up.
Federal government could push provinces on vaccine mandate for workers, document says

Federal government could push provinces on vaccine mandate for workers, document says

OTTAWA — Senior federal officials were told in the spring that the government could make it mandatory for all workers countrywide to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Quebec premier says last week's debates on racism lacked compassion for First Nations

Quebec premier says last week's debates on racism lacked compassion for First Nations

Quebec Premier François Legault is accepting responsibility for the lack of compassion and solidarity toward Indigenous Peoples last week involving himself and the opposition.

Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night blister packs recalled due to labelling error

OTTAWA — Two lots of Advil's Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack are being recalled due to a labelling error. The problem involves one lot of 18 caplet boxes and one of 36 caplet boxes.

Help for Alberta's COVID battle and California spill: In The News for Oct. 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 Oct. 4 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Doing what I want': Injured Humboldt Bronco achieving independence in his recovery

'Doing what I want': Injured Humboldt Bronco achieving independence in his recovery

CALGARY — Three years after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash claimed the lives of 11 of his teammates, Ryan Straschnitzki is well on his way to reaching a major goal — the ability to live an independent life.
Afghan women ministers warned Canada of Taliban atrocities in June: senator

Afghan women ministers warned Canada of Taliban atrocities in June: senator

OTTAWA — Afghan women ministers made pleas to Canadian politicians for help — and shared warnings about atrocities and the erosion of women’s rights — two months before the Taliban took control of Kabul.
Trudeau apologizes to chief of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc after Tofino trip: PMO

Trudeau apologizes to chief of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc after Tofino trip: PMO

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered a private apology to the chief of a British Columbia First Nation after passing up opportunities to honour Canada's first official Truth and Reconciliation day in the community, prompting one major I