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Military eyeing possibility that bird strike caused deadly Snowbirds crash

Capt. Jennifer Casey died after ejecting from the Snowbirds aircraft last month. Read More Source

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Ottawa speeding rollout of billions in funding for cash-strapped cities amid coronavirus

Municipalities have seen steep losses in revenues through the coronavirus pandemic. Read More Source

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Trump urges crackdown on George Floyd protests, tells governors to get ‘tougher’

“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.” Read More Source

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Family of Heather O’Brien, VON nurse killed in Nova Scotia shooting, calls for public inquiry

‘We are requesting you give us the information we all deserve.’ Read More Source

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The West Block — Episode 39, Season 9

Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, May 31, 2020 with Mercedes Stephenson. Read More Source

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Canada to spend $30M to promote holidays at home amid COVID-19 border closure

Canada, which has had more than 7,000 deaths due to COVID-19, has closed its borders to non-essential travel since March,…

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Inspections, prosecutions for polluting have dropped sharply in Canada since 2015

Environment Canada has been doing fewer inspections, investigations and prosecutions over the last five years to enforce a law protecting…

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Former Bloc Quebecois leader Michel Gauthier dead at 70

“Michel died in the arms of his wife and two children, his soul at peace,” Gauthier’s family said in a…

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Coronavirus: Senate to stay closed two more weeks, until June 16

The upper chamber is following the lead of the House of Commons, which doesn’t have a scheduled sitting until the…

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U.S., Britain anger China at UN meeting after raising concerns on Hong Kong

China and Russia retaliated by criticizing the Unites States for excessive use of force against Black people. Read More Source

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Mother of Breonna Taylor, Black woman shot by U.S. police, calls for peace amid protests

In a statement, Tamika Palmer said her daughter devoted her life to others, and the “last thing she’d want right…

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Canada giving another $650M in COVID-19 aid to Indigenous communities

That’s in addition to $305 million previously promised to help First Nations reserves, and Inuit and Métis communities with supplies,…

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August trial set for Halifax man accused of violating Canada’s international economic sanctions

Nader Kalai is the first person to face trial over allegedly breaching Canada’s Special Economic Measures Act. Read More Source

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Canadian Council of Imams alleges ‘Islamophobia’ at CRA after Ottawa mosque loses charity status

The Canadian Council of Imams is calling on the federal government to investigate their allegations of Islamophobia within the Canada…

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Canada no more vulnerable to money laundering than other nations, B.C. inquiry hears

The Cullen Commissioner has heard that hiding ill-gotten cash behind shell companies is so widespread in Canada that it’s known…

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Oil industry says coronavirus support hard to access, not coming fast enough

Several company owners and industry advocates told a virtual meeting of the House of Commons finance committee that the various…

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Minister pushes for transparency amid coronavirus crisis in letter to cabinet colleagues

In a letter sent Wednesday to his fellow ministers, Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos says being open during the COVID-19…

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Coronavirus: Quebec looks to hire 550 orderlies from abroad to staff long-term care homes

“With this pilot program, we want to pick 550 orderlies because the needs are urgent,” said Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette.…

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