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Mistaken identity: Porn allegation dropped against Nova Scotia doctor after mix-up

Mistaken identity: Porn allegation dropped against Nova Scotia doctor after mix-up

HALIFAX — In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, Halifax police blamed unnamed "partner" agencies Tuesday for providing erroneous information that led to the arrest of a local doctor who was wrongly accused of possessing child pornography.
If Canada can survive four years of Trump, it can navigate the new Buy American: PM

If Canada can survive four years of Trump, it can navigate the new Buy American: PM

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says after the last four years, he's confident Canada can safely navigate the perils of Joe Biden’s new protectionist Buy American regime.
Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

OTTAWA — Canadians should cancel any non-essential travel plans they might have, whether it's abroad or even between provinces, as new restrictions are on the way, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.
Canada's vaccine deliveries further threatened as Europe mulls export controls

Canada's vaccine deliveries further threatened as Europe mulls export controls

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he remains confident in Canada's vaccine supplies coming out of Europe despite warnings from the European Commission that it is going to impose an "export transparency mechanism.

Manitoba man to enter plea next month on charges stemming from Rideau Hall incident

OTTAWA — A man accused of ramming through a gate at Rideau Hall while heavily armed is slated to enter a plea in Ontario court Feb. 5.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, Jan. 26

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, Jan. 26

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 11:20 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says every case of COVID-19 coming in from abroad is a case too many.
Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect returns to court for brief hearing

Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect returns to court for brief hearing

QUEBEC — The 24-year-old man accused in the Quebec City Halloween night sword attack appeared briefly before a judge today.
Coal contamination data, and the Netherlands rocked by riots: In The News for Jan. 26

Coal contamination data, and the Netherlands rocked by riots: In The News for Jan. 26

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 Jan. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

Trudeau government considers legislative changes to make public service more diverse

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are eyeing changes to the law governing public service hiring to help make federal departments and agencies more diverse.
Provinces sitting on millions in unspent federal pandemic spending, report says

Provinces sitting on millions in unspent federal pandemic spending, report says

OTTAWA — A new report on billions of dollars the federal government has sent to provinces to help safely reopen the economy suggests much of the money is sitting unused.