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Crews prepare for strong winds as they battle fire, storm near Red Lake, Ont.

Firefighters and emergency workers prepared for a vicious storm while battling a massive wildfire on the doorstep of the northwestern Ontario community of Red Lake on Thursday.
Common law partner of Nova Scotia mass shooter sues his estate for trauma, injuries

Common law partner of Nova Scotia mass shooter sues his estate for trauma, injuries

HALIFAX — The common law spouse of the man who carried out the mass shooting in Nova Scotia in mid-April is suing his estate, alleging he caused her to suffer psychological, physical and emotional injuries.
Toronto restaurant discriminated against woman who uses mobility aids: tribunal

Toronto restaurant discriminated against woman who uses mobility aids: tribunal

TORONTO — A Toronto restaurant discriminated against a woman who uses mobility devices and "publicly humiliated" her by refusing to let her use its bathroom four years ago, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled.
Feds earmark money to help communities adapt to realities of COVID-19

Feds earmark money to help communities adapt to realities of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is offering $31 million to help communities find ways to adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Budget watchdog says COVID-19 wage subsidy might cost less than predicted

Budget watchdog says COVID-19 wage subsidy might cost less than predicted

OTTAWA — Canada's official fiscal watchdog says the federal wage subsidy program might cost $14 billion less than the government predicted.
Supreme Court won't review disclosure ruling in case of alleged defamation

Supreme Court won't review disclosure ruling in case of alleged defamation

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not review a judge's decision to grant author Steven Galloway access to emails between a woman who accused him of sexual assault and staff at the University of British Columbia.
Gun buyback plan and Sarah Cooper gets Netflix special: In The News for Aug. 13

Gun buyback plan and Sarah Cooper gets Netflix special: In The News for Aug. 13

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 Aug. 13. What we are watching in Canada ...
Quebec farms facing lost profits and rotting harvests due to migrant worker shortage

Quebec farms facing lost profits and rotting harvests due to migrant worker shortage

MONTREAL — Nineteen-year-old Florence Lachapelle was among hundreds of Quebecers who tried their hand at planting seeds and harvesting produce this summer, replacing migrant workers who were unable to leave their countries because of the COVID-19 pan
Ball python that went missing in Victoria found hiding under vehicle

Ball python that went missing in Victoria found hiding under vehicle

VICTORIA — Police say a large snake that went missing somewhere in a Victoria-area neighbourhood was found hiding under a vehicle. Victoria police issued a statement saying the nearly 1.
Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

Carleton criminology school ends student placements with police over racism failures

OTTAWA — Carleton University's criminology school says it will no longer place students to work with police forces and prisons as a show of solidarity with the movement to address systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice institutions.