A compilation of stories published this week by the CP/Facebook Fellowship

The Facebook Canadian Press News Fellowship is a one-year fellowship program intended to bolster CP's ability to tell important local and regional stories for the benefit of our clients. The stories produced by these reporters will carry a tagline declaring Facebook's participation in the program.

This content is exclusive to clients of The Canadian Press and is provided at no additional cost, free for you to use on any of your licensed platforms. Here is a list of stories produced this week with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship:

Question about Quebec laws 'unacceptable': Legault


Québec, Quebec, Canada -- Quebec Premier François Legault says a question at Thursday night's English-language federal leaders debate about two provincial laws was unacceptable, and he wants an apology from debate organizers and the moderator. Photos: 1

25-metre endangered whale washes ashore in N.S.


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Conservationists are trying to determine what to do with the carcass of a 25-metre long endangered blue whale that has washed up on a beach south of Halifax. 

NDP, Liberals 'dangerous' for Quebec: Legault


Montreal, Quebec, Canada -- Premier François Legault on Thursday called the NDP and Liberals "dangerous" for Quebec and strongly suggested he preferred the Conservatives to win a minority government in the Sept. 20 federal election. By Jacob Serebrin. Words: 696, Photos: 1

Quebec hospitals have COVID-19 capacity — for now


Montreal, Quebec, Canada -- Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 are expected to rise across Quebec but shouldn't exceed dedicated capacity over the next two to three weeks, a government health-care research institute said Thursday. By Jacob Serebrin. Words: 466, Photos: 1

Larry to hit N.L. with high winds, heavy rain


St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- Residents in eastern Newfoundland should get prepared by tying down loose items and stocking up on water and other supplies ahead of hurricane Larry's expected landfall, Premier Andrew Furey said Thursday. Words: 454, Photos: 1

U.S. prosecutors may offer plea deal in ricin case


Washington, Washington, D.C., United States -- A United States federal prosecutor says his office is working on a plea deal that could be offered to a Quebec woman accused last year of sending poison to former president Donald Trump.  Photos: 1

Nova Scotia to introduce vaccine passport system


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Nova Scotia on Wednesday became the latest province to announce what officials are calling a "proof of vaccination policy" to allow residents to participate in non-essential activities. By Danielle Edwards. Words: 639, Photos: 1

Jane Campion to show new film at Montreal festival


Montreal, Quebec, Canada -- New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion is scheduled to promote her latest film, "The Power of the Dog," at Montreal's Festival du nouveau cinéma next month. Photos: 1

9/11 a lesson on identity in Canadian classrooms


Most undergraduate students sitting in a class about Canada's military history at the University of Calgary have never known or can't remember a world before Sept. 11, 2001. By Fakiha Baig. Words: 620, Photos: 1

Police identify victim in Truro, N.S., homicide


Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Police in Truro, N.S., have identified the 23-year-old man killed on the weekend in what investigators say was a homicide. Photos: 1

O'Toole on gun policy changes: 'I'm the leader'


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada -- Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole maintained his commitment Sunday to keep a Liberal ban on so-called "assault-style" weapons in place, as he attempted to distance himself from the firearms lobby. By Jacob Serebrin. Words: 824, Photos: 1

N.L. health officials call for delayed school open


Roddickton, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada -- Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are calling for a delay in the start of the academic year for some schools in the Labrador-Grenfell health region amidst a growing cluster of COVID-19 cases. 

Human remains found on island after fire in N.S.


Little River Harbour, N.S., ,  -- RCMP in southern Nova Scotia say human remains have been found after a fire broke out on a small island near Little River Harbour. 

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