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Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

Facebook takes Canada's privacy czar to court over personal data probe

OTTAWA — Facebook wants a judge to toss out the federal privacy watchdog's finding that the social media giant's lax practices allowed personal data to be used for political purposes.
Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

Former ambassador and public servant Allan Gotlieb dies at 92 in Toronto

TORONTO — Allan Gotlieb, a long-time public servant who was Canada's ambassador to the United States during the Reagan administration, has died. He was 92.
Timeline of Nova Scotia shootings that left 19 dead, including RCMP officer

Timeline of Nova Scotia shootings that left 19 dead, including RCMP officer

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — At least 19 people have died after a shooter dressed as a police officer went on a rampage in rural Nova Scotia that started Saturday night and ended Sunday with the killer dead. Here's a timeline of events.
Vancouver's huge 4-20 pot celebration to be replaced by virtual event

Vancouver's huge 4-20 pot celebration to be replaced by virtual event

VANCOUVER — What would have been Vancouver's 26th annual marijuana festival has been sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic but organizers say a virtual celebration will go ahead.
G20 protester awarded $500 for illegal police search and goggles seizure

G20 protester awarded $500 for illegal police search and goggles seizure

TORONTO — A man whose swim goggles were confiscated by officers following a search of his backpack on the eve of the turbulent G20 summit in Toronto almost a decade ago has been awarded $500 in damages.
Outpouring of grief occurring in Nova Scotia after mass shooting tragedy

Outpouring of grief occurring in Nova Scotia after mass shooting tragedy

HALIFAX — There is an outpouring of grief across Nova Scotia today as the names of victims of a weekend mass killing begin to emerge, ranging from a nurse to a teacher to an RCMP officer.
Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

Nova Scotia massacre and COVID Commons wrangle; In The News for April 20

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 April 20 ... NOVA SCOTIA SHOOTER ...
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
A timeline of some of the deadliest mass killings in Canada's recent history

A timeline of some of the deadliest mass killings in Canada's recent history

Here are some of the deadliest mass killings in recent Canadian history: April 19, 2020: Seventeen people are killed after a man who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up cruiser travelled across northern Nova Scotia.
RCMP officer among 17 confirmed dead in Nova Scotia killing spree

RCMP officer among 17 confirmed dead in Nova Scotia killing spree

PORTAPIQUE, N.S.