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In the news today: Shooting puts focus on convention security

In the news today: Shooting puts focus on convention security

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Trump rally shooting casts shadow over Canadian political scene

Trump rally shooting casts shadow over Canadian political scene

OTTAWA — The shadow of violence in the United States will be hanging over Canada's political scene this week in the wake of an attempted assassination on former president Donald Trump.
July carbon rebates to be deposited, mailed today

July carbon rebates to be deposited, mailed today

OTTAWA — The second instalment of this year's national carbon price rebate will be deposited or mailed out to millions of households today.
Trump shooting casts shadow on safety at Republican National Convention

Trump shooting casts shadow on safety at Republican National Convention

MILWAUKEE — Thousands of Republicans have arrived in Milwaukee as an assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump brings a heightened sense of security to the Republican National Convention this week.
Canada to apologize after labelling Dakota and Lakota as refugees

Canada to apologize after labelling Dakota and Lakota as refugees

WHITECAP DAKOTA FIRST NATION, SASKATCHEWAN — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations minister is scheduled to deliver an apology today to nine First Nations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan following decades of Canada labelling the Dakota and Lakota as refug
Canada's 13 premiers set to begin days of meetings in Halifax

Canada's 13 premiers set to begin days of meetings in Halifax

HALIFAX — Canada's premiers will be in Halifax today to begin three days of scheduled meetings in Nova Scotia's capital.
Trudeau says he spoke with Trump Sunday after shooting, condemned political violence

Trudeau says he spoke with Trump Sunday after shooting, condemned political violence

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister's office says Justin Trudeau spoke this afternoon with former president Donald Trump in the wake of a deadly shooting at one of his campaign rallies on Saturday.
Canadian security employ "increased vigilance" after Trump rally shooting: LeBlanc

Canadian security employ "increased vigilance" after Trump rally shooting: LeBlanc

Canada's security apparatus is "exercising increased vigilance" in the wake of this weekend's deadly shooting at former U.S. president Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania, the federal public safety minister said Sunday.
'Fraying democracy:' Trump rally shooting highlights polarized political climate

'Fraying democracy:' Trump rally shooting highlights polarized political climate

WASHINGTON, D. C. — The image is a stark one: former U.S. president Donald Trump pumping his fist into the air with an American flag in the background as blood trickles down the side of his face following a shooting at a campaign rally.
Pre-alert lifted for northern Quebec town near Labrador forest fire

Pre-alert lifted for northern Quebec town near Labrador forest fire

FERMONT, QUE. — Authorities in the northern Quebec town of Fermont have lifted an evacuation pre-alert as the risk from a forest fire on the other side of the provincial boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador has subsided.