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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 6:17 p.m. on June 23, 2020: There are 101,963 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates

Idea for addressing racism in policing prompts tense exchange in Green debates

OTTAWA — One of the 10 people running to be the next leader of the Green Party of Canada said Tuesday police should have to pay racialized Canadians a fee every time they stop them — an idea that prompted a strong response from one of his rivals.
Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

OTTAWA — A Liberal pledge to provide eight extra weeks of payments through the cornerstone benefit for people who've lost all or nearly all their work due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cost the government $17.
Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O'Toole campaign

Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O'Toole campaign

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP from Calgary has fired a summer student working in his office following allegations that someone stole campaign data from party leadership contender Erin O'Toole.
McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian

McGill student who led fight to drop offensive team name chosen as valedictorian

MONTREAL — The Indigenous student who led the fight to convince McGill University to drop an offensive name for its men's varsity sports teams used his speech as valedictorian to call on his fellow graduates to fight systemic discrimination.
Champagne pays China mortgages, moves to Canadian banks to avoid 'distraction'

Champagne pays China mortgages, moves to Canadian banks to avoid 'distraction'

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he has repaid two mortgages with a Chinese state bank and refinanced them with a Canadian financial institution.
Black parents having 'the talk' with younger kids to prepare them for racism

Black parents having 'the talk' with younger kids to prepare them for racism

Black parents have always dealt with the added burden of talking to their children about racism but some are now struggling with whether to broach the topic sooner, says the founder of a parenting group.
TV, online ads, take lion's share of party election spending, new reports show

TV, online ads, take lion's share of party election spending, new reports show

OTTAWA — Campaign ads on social media and digital media websites are coming close to rivalling television in spending on election advertising by some of Canada's major political parties, new reports show.
Alberta to reinstate environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

Alberta to reinstate environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

EDMONTON — Alberta industries, including the oilpatch, will resume environmental monitoring and reporting in three weeks. The Alberta government and its energy regulator have each issued orders for reporting to resume on July 15.
Mississauga mayor calls for police reform after fatal officer-involved shooting

Mississauga mayor calls for police reform after fatal officer-involved shooting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The mayor of Mississauga, Ont., has called for police reform following the death of a 62-year-old man with schizophrenia who was shot by police. Bonnie Crombie says now is the time to explore changes to better serve the community.
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