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Defaced, toppled statues rekindle debate over controversial symbols

Defaced, toppled statues rekindle debate over controversial symbols

WASHINGTON — Public anger over the police killing of George Floyd is unearthing difficult questions in the United States, Canada and around the world about statues, monuments and other permanent tributes to historical figures whose legacies include o
Funeral held for young Indigenous woman shot by police in northern N.B.

Funeral held for young Indigenous woman shot by police in northern N.B.

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. — The young Indigenous woman who was shot and killed by police in Edmundston, N.B., last week was remembered Thursday as a kind soul who united family from both sides of the country.
Study shows vessels not complying with right whale protections in Cabot Strait

Study shows vessels not complying with right whale protections in Cabot Strait

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Early analysis of vessel speeds in the Cabot Strait shows that more than two-thirds are not complying with a voluntary speed restriction meant to protect endangered right whales that migrate through the area.
Research finds sea otter comeback worth millions but not all benefit

Research finds sea otter comeback worth millions but not all benefit

VANCOUVER — The return of playful, popular sea otters to the Pacific shores of British Columbia is adding nearly $50 million a year to the province's economy despite its impact on valuable fisheries, says a study.
Federal prison chaplains escalate fight for collective agreement

Federal prison chaplains escalate fight for collective agreement

OTTAWA — Federal prison chaplains are stepping up a bid to negotiate their first collective agreement to secure better wages and working conditions.
Immigration application system set for massive revamp after COVID-19

Immigration application system set for massive revamp after COVID-19

OTTAWA — A complete overhaul of how Canada processes immigration applications is in the works as the government braces for post-pandemic demand for migration to Canada.
COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities: health experts

EDMONTON — Health experts say it makes sense for Alberta to take the next step in reopening its economy, but warn there will be an uptick in COVID-19 cases due to an inability to physically distance in some situations.
Canadian military belt-tightening and Blue Jays land top prospect; In The News for June 11

Canadian military belt-tightening and Blue Jays land top prospect; In The News for June 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 11 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

OTTAWA — The Defence Department's top civilian official is touting the importance of continued investments in the Canadian Armed Forces, and says she has received no indications the Liberal government is planning to cut spending because of the COVID-

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.