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Many questions after recent police encounters with Indigenous community

Many questions after recent police encounters with Indigenous community

The death of Rodney Levi of the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation in an RCMP shooting Friday night in New Brunswick continues to put the focus on police relations with Indigenous communities in Canada.
COVID pandemic prompts initiative to offer free legal aid to anyone in Canada

COVID pandemic prompts initiative to offer free legal aid to anyone in Canada

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a group of young lawyers to launch a project to offer free legal advice remotely to anyone in the country.
Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

OTTAWA — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make people sick across Canada, health authorities are imploring Canadians to donate blood — all Canadians except men who have had recent sex with other men, despite a 2015 Liberal pledge to end this ban
As companies reopen, 'main street' stores in urban cores need help, Joly says

As companies reopen, 'main street' stores in urban cores need help, Joly says

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of regional economic development says more needs to be done to help companies in the centre of Canada's biggest cities so they can stay open through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

No winning ticket sold for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on June 16 will grow to approximately $15 million. The Canadian Press
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Canadian research network examining pregnancy and COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Clinicians and epidemiologists don't yet know much about COVID-19 and pregnancy, says the leader of a newly formed national network that's aiming to fill in those gaps.

Quebec police watchdog investigates RCMP-involved New Brunswick fatal shooting

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — Quebec's police watchdog says it has been called in to investigate a report of an RCMP-involved fatal shooting of a man in New Brunswick.
Farmers contest minister's claim that grain-farmers' carbon costs are tiny

Farmers contest minister's claim that grain-farmers' carbon costs are tiny

OTTAWA — Grain farmers are adamant that Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau was wrong when she said this week grain farmers were, at most, paying $819 a year in carbon tax to dry their products, so they don't need a break on the federal carbon t
CSIS knowledge of multi-hour delay in Meng's arrest 'troubling': lawyers

CSIS knowledge of multi-hour delay in Meng's arrest 'troubling': lawyers

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou allege Canada's national spy agency was in on a plan for border officers to detain the Huawei executive for hours before her arrest and was mindful of the case's political implications.