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Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

NOTRE-DAME-DE-STANBRIDGE, Que. — A 38-year-old Quebec man was charged with criminal negligence Thursday after three young children were killed and seven people were injured when they were thrown from the front loader of a tractor.
Police watchdog data, Atlantic restrictions lifting; In The News for July 3

Police watchdog data, Atlantic restrictions lifting; In The News for July 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 July 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A list of charge rates or Crown referrals from police oversight bodies

A list of charge rates or Crown referrals from police oversight bodies

Seven provinces have civilian oversight bodies that investigate incidents of death, serious harm or sexual assault that could be caused by police action or inaction. The remainder rely on police departments or watchdogs from other jurisdictions.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Provincial watchdog probes often don't lead to charges against police

Provincial watchdog probes often don't lead to charges against police

An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that most of their investigations do not result in charges against officers.
Indigenous land claim 'censored' from his Canada Day performance: Patrick Watson

Indigenous land claim 'censored' from his Canada Day performance: Patrick Watson

MONTREAL — Canadian singer-songwriter Patrick Watson says Heritage Canada edited out a land acknowledgment he made to Indigenous peoples before his Montreal Canada Day performance.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 2

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 2

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:37 p.m. on July 2, 2020: There are 104,772 confirmed cases in Canada.
First Nations coalition rejects recommendation to lift Sen. Beyak's suspension

First Nations coalition rejects recommendation to lift Sen. Beyak's suspension

OTTAWA — A coalition of First Nations chiefs and residential school survivors are rejecting new recommendations to lift Sen. Lynn Beyak's suspension from the Senate.
Ukraine will lead Flight PS752 compensation talks with Iran, Canada and allies agree

Ukraine will lead Flight PS752 compensation talks with Iran, Canada and allies agree

OTTAWA — Canada's Foreign Affairs Department says Ukraine will lead negotiations with Iran over compensation for the families of victims of the crash of Flight PS752.
Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

TORONTO — As several Canadian jurisdictions move to make masks mandatory in some public settings, experts and advocates say these orders will only work if they're backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable populations.
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