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KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The federal government is offering support with air power and Canadian Armed Forces troops in British Columbia as nearly 600 wildfires burn across the province, displacing thousands of people and forcing scores more to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice.
TORONTO — Police and courts in Toronto will receive $25 million from the Ontario government to help fight guns and gangs, Doug Ford announced Thursday, as critics said the funding failed to address the root causes of violent crime.
Public Safety Canada says it's closely monitoring U.S. moves that would allow designs for 3D-printed guns to be posted online, but there are rules already in place to prevent unauthorized weapons from being made.
OTTAWA — Parliament's security force says it's dealt with multiple harassment complaints and now it's hiring outside investigators to ensure it can manage future cases.
BRAMPTON, Ont. — A woman has been charged with assault after allegedly flinging racial slurs at a young woman and flicking a lighter towards her, police said Monday.
OTTAWA — Following the recent mass shooting in Toronto, the federal government is eyeing tighter restrictions on handguns – possibly by making certain firearms harder to buy and allowing municipalities to impose their own controls.
OTTAWA — An Ontario woman who fell victim to a telephone tax scam has her money back — not from the scammer, but from a stranger who says he went through a similar experience.
OTTAWA — A scorching heat wave has kept crowds on Parliament Hill smaller than usual for Canada Day festivities in the nation's capital.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland's capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom, killing four journalists and a staffer and wounding two others.
OTTAWA — Officials are promising shorter queue times for Canada Day festivities in the nation's capital this year, but heavy security measures will once again force revellers to endure enhanced screening and tightly controlled access to Parliament Hill.

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