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Quebec Muslim leaders call for federal handgun ban in letters to Legault, Trudeau

MONTREAL — Just days before the fifth anniversary of the 2017 Quebec City mosque shooting, the leadership of the Islamic centre where the tragedy occurred called for a Canada-wide ban on handguns.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Quebec has launched an online portal to track COVID-19 rapid test results, even as experts and government officials admit there are limits to the accuracy of the data it provides.
B.C. Appeal Court extends injunction against old-growth logging protests

B.C. Appeal Court extends injunction against old-growth logging protests

VANCOUVER — A court injunction against old-growth logging protests on Vancouver Island has been extended until next fall in a British Columbia Court of Appeal decision that overturns a lower-court ruling.
Canada extends, expands mission to train Ukraine soldiers but won't arm them

Canada extends, expands mission to train Ukraine soldiers but won't arm them

OTTAWA — Canada is extending and expanding its mission to train Ukrainian soldiers but it is not, so far, prepared to help arm them with lethal defensive weapons as Ukraine has requested.
Quebec to track COVID rapid test results; Saskatchewan considers lifting restrictions

Quebec to track COVID rapid test results; Saskatchewan considers lifting restrictions

Quebec announced Wednesday it is tracking COVID-19 rapid test results, as Saskatchewan said it will consider dropping restrictions as society learns to live with the virus.
Alberta reports three cases of new COVID subvariant, more hospitalizations, deaths

Alberta reports three cases of new COVID subvariant, more hospitalizations, deaths

EDMONTON — Alberta Health says it has detected three cases of the BA. 2 variant and reported its second-highest rate of hospitalizations due to COVID-19.
Four people found dead in 'targeted shooting' at home in Richmond, B.C.: police

Four people found dead in 'targeted shooting' at home in Richmond, B.C.: police

RICHMOND, B.C. — Four people have been found dead at a home in Richmond, B.C., in what police describe as a targeted shooting.
Government not extending review of lithium company takeover a 'mistake': expert

Government not extending review of lithium company takeover a 'mistake': expert

OTTAWA — An intelligence expert said the federal government's decision not to conduct a formal national security review on the takeover of a Canadian lithium mining company by a Chinese state-owned company was a "mistake.
Mounties say autopsies have begun to identify four found dead near U.S. border

Mounties say autopsies have begun to identify four found dead near U.S. border

WINNIPEG — Mounties say autopsies have begun to try to identify four people who were found dead in a frigid Manitoba blizzard near the United States border. The bodies of a man, a woman, a teen and a baby were discovered Jan.
Police prepare for possible violence as fringe groups latch on to truckers convoy

Police prepare for possible violence as fringe groups latch on to truckers convoy

OTTAWA — A convoy of truckers set to descend upon Ottawa to protest mandatory vaccinations is prompting police to prepare for violence and politicians to warn against escalating rhetoric linked to the demonstration.