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Watchdog's report finds RCMP discriminated against Colten Boushie's mother

Watchdog's report finds RCMP discriminated against Colten Boushie's mother

REGINA — RCMP officers showed up at the funeral of a slain Indigenous man, perpetrated racial discrimination against the victim's mother and caused unnecessary suffering for his family over the course of their investigation into his death, a police w

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:45 p.m. Alberta is reporting 556 new COVID-19 cases, including 99 which are variants of concern. It's not as high as Friday's jump of 696 new infections and 130 variants.
Public health pandemic 'alert' system didn't operate as intended for COVID-19: report

Public health pandemic 'alert' system didn't operate as intended for COVID-19: report

An interim review of why Ottawa's early pandemic warning system failed to issue a formal alert on COVID-19 has described a lack of detailed knowledge of the system by senior managers. The audit dated Feb.
Advocates urge Quebec government action after spate of conjugal violence cases

Advocates urge Quebec government action after spate of conjugal violence cases

MONTREAL — Groups that help victims of domestic violence expressed concern Saturday about a recent spate of femicides in Quebec that they say could be a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tory grassroots vote against putting line saying "climate change is real" into policy

Tory grassroots vote against putting line saying "climate change is real" into policy

OTTAWA — Efforts to enshrine the reality of climate change in official Conservative party policy failed this weekend, marking a blow to Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole's efforts to position his party as serious on environmental issues.
Singh commits to cancel up to $20,000 in tuition in election campaign-style promise

Singh commits to cancel up to $20,000 in tuition in election campaign-style promise

OTTAWA — Federal New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh renewed his pitch to young voters on Saturday, pledging that an NDP government would cancel up to $20,000 in tuition.
Conservative grassroots push Erin O'Toole on what he means by change

Conservative grassroots push Erin O'Toole on what he means by change

OTTAWA — In a video played at the federal Conservative policy convention Saturday, leader Erin O'Toole's son Jack did a mock news segment called "Jack has your back.
Quebec job post for 'white woman' sparks debate about caring for mentally ill seniors

Quebec job post for 'white woman' sparks debate about caring for mentally ill seniors

MONTREAL — Recent news that a Quebec hospital repeatedly posted notices seeking a "white woman" caregiver has sparked a debate about how to care for mentally ill seniors who refuse to be treated by people of another race.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, March 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, March 20, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, March 20, 2021. There are 927,069 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 927,069 confirmed cases (33,399 active, 871,053 resolved, 22,617 deaths).
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