Canada schools evacuated after likely hoax, police say

All the schools in a small Canadian province have been evacuated due to a bomb threat that police now believe may have been a hoax.More than 19,000 students were cleared out of 60 schools on Prince Edward Island after a threat was sent by fax.Officers searched the schools, but no device was found.Universities in Nova Scotia were also evacuated. One suspicious package found near a library in Halifax, Nova Scotia, turned out to be rubbish.The remote Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province, with a population of 146,000.Speaking in Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that “all children …
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