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Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired tags

Indigenous chief alleges RCMP beat him during arrest that began over expired tags

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:25 p.m. on June 6, 2020: There are 95,057 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Supporters want commitment on status for asylum seekers on COVID-19 front

Supporters want commitment on status for asylum seekers on COVID-19 front

MONTREAL — Demonstrators were back in front of the prime minister's riding office in Montreal on Saturday, demanding a firm commitment from the federal and provincial governments for asylum seekers working on Quebec's COVID-19 front lines.

Crown wants to fight controversial 'extreme intoxication' defence ruling

TORONTO — Canada's highest court will be asked to weigh in on a ruling that reopened the door for people accused of violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they had lost control of what they were doing.
N.B. chiefs seek justice system review after police shooting of Indigenous woman

N.B. chiefs seek justice system review after police shooting of Indigenous woman

FREDERICTON — The chiefs of a coalition of Maliseet First Nations are calling for an independent probe of the New Brunswick justice system after a fatal police shooting of a 26-year-old Indigenous woman from British Columbia.
Protesters jam U.S. streets as anger, tributes for George Floyd persist

Protesters jam U.S. streets as anger, tributes for George Floyd persist

WASHINGTON — People of all colours, creeds, ages and walks of life flooded the national capital Saturday to vent their anger over the police killing of George Floyd, encountering two very different, larger-than-life symbols along the way — a study in
Anti-racism protests take place across Canada

Anti-racism protests take place across Canada

TORONTO — Hundreds of anti-racism demonstrators took their message to Toronto's city hall and Ontario's legislature in a pair of protests Saturday, taking a knee in silence at points, amid events across Canada protesting violence against black people
Funds announced to help disability groups communicate with clients amid COVID-19

Funds announced to help disability groups communicate with clients amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is investing $1.1 million to support national disability organizations to help them reach out to people amid COVID-19.
'Alarmed:' Health critic calls for more data on COVID-19 in trucking industry

'Alarmed:' Health critic calls for more data on COVID-19 in trucking industry

The federal NDP health critic says he is greatly concerned that there is no tracking of COVID-19 infections in long-haul truckers who are travelling back and forth across the United States border.
Feds sign $105-million deal with Bombardier for two new Challenger jets

Feds sign $105-million deal with Bombardier for two new Challenger jets

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has inked a sole-source deal with Quebec aerospace firm Bombardier to purchase two new Challenger jets to replace half the Canadian Armed Forces' existing executive aircraft fleet.
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