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Crowds protest against anti-black racism, police impunity in Montreal

MONTREAL — Crowds rallied at a Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week and other victims of police violence.
Cities board up windows, scrub out graffiti as Americans brace for more chaos

Cities board up windows, scrub out graffiti as Americans brace for more chaos

WASHINGTON — Americans in cities across the United States swept up shards of broken glass, boarded shut their shattered windows and scrubbed away graffiti Sunday as they braced for yet another night of unfettered rage, wanton violence and hard-line p

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6 p.m. on May 31, 2020: There are 90,947 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa is earmarking millions of dollars to promote holiday travel inside Canada as it seeks to help the tourism industry weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Brunswick reports new cases of COVID-19 in long-term care home

FREDERICTON — Public Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting three new cases of COVID-19 near Campbellton — in the north of the province — bringing to 12 the number of cases in a cluster in the area. Dr.
Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70

Ex-Bloc Quebecois leader, longtime Quebec politician Michel Gauthier dead at 70

Former Bloc Quebecois leader Michel Gauthier has died at age 70 after a battle with lung cancer. “Michel died in the arms of his wife and two children, his soul at peace," Gauthier's family said in a statement on Saturday.
Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say

Palliative care has been put on the backburner during pandemic, experts say

When Kathryn Butler Malette learned her younger sister was diagnosed with COVID-19, she was confronted with a waking nightmare: that her beloved sibling might die alone.
'Makes no sense:' Woman can't fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip

'Makes no sense:' Woman can't fathom why husband, uncle slain on hunting trip

Sarah Sansom didn't think she had any reason to worry when her husband and his uncle ventured into the woods to go moose hunting. Jacob Sansom, 39, and Maurice Cardinal, 57, were found shot to death on a rural road in northern Alberta two months ago.
'Little orange dot:' Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective

'Little orange dot:' Lone Alberta NDP MP says she offers different perspective

EDMONTON — Not long after she became a member of Parliament last fall, Heather McPherson was at an event with one of her favourite Olympians.
Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

Investigations, prosecutions for polluting in Canada down sharply since 2015

OTTAWA — Environment Canada has been doing fewer inspections, investigations and prosecutions over the last five years to enforce a law protecting people from toxic chemicals and air pollution.