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Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki should resign or be removed to ensure the national police force can properly serve Indigenous communities, a Saskatchewan senator said Monday. Sen.
Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the excessive use of force, the head of the country's largest Indigenous organization said Monday.
Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked, Morneau says

Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked, Morneau says

OTTAWA — The federal government will look at how measures to revive the economy from its pandemic-induced freeze will impact women and men differently, Finance Minister Bill Morneau promises.
Concerns raised as people crowd rare white grizzly in Banff and Yoho parks

Concerns raised as people crowd rare white grizzly in Banff and Yoho parks

BANFF, Alta. — A wildlife photographer says he's worried about a rare white grizzly living in mountain parks in Alberta and British Columbia after watching people get too close to it and seeing it run across a highway.
With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

TORONTO — When someone broke into her car earlier this month, Meenakshi Mannoe knew the potential consequences of calling police.
Liberals looking to extend COVID-19 benefits ahead of parliamentary showdown

Liberals looking to extend COVID-19 benefits ahead of parliamentary showdown

OTTAWA — The Liberals are putting together a plan to extend one of the key COVID-19 benefits ahead of a parliamentary showdown on Wednesday.
Montreal mayor vows change after report says city neglected fight against racism

Montreal mayor vows change after report says city neglected fight against racism

Montreal's mayor moved to formally acknowledge the existence of systemic racism on Monday after a scathing report noted widespread failures and neglect in the city's efforts to fight discrimination.
A look at some highlights of the Saskatchewan budget

A look at some highlights of the Saskatchewan budget

REGINA — Premier Scott Moe's Saskatchewan Party government presented its 2020-21 budget built around the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the highlights: — A $2.4-billion deficit with revenues of almost $13.
Saskatchewan budget: Homeowners and drivers winners; civil servants losers

Saskatchewan budget: Homeowners and drivers winners; civil servants losers

REGINA — The governing Saskatchewan Party tabled its 2020-21 budget for the province Monday. Here's a look at some of the winners and losers: WINNERS — New-home owners: The province is introducing a provincial sales tax rebate on new homes.
Military set to let Cyclone helicopters fly again after Stalker 22 crash

Military set to let Cyclone helicopters fly again after Stalker 22 crash

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is expected to share its plan for getting its Cyclone helicopters back in the air on Tuesday, even as military investigators continue to probe the cause of the deadly crash that forced the fleet to be temporarily gr