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Vancouver mayor calls on B.C. premier to review policing across province

Vancouver mayor calls on B.C. premier to review policing across province

Vancouver's mayor wants the B.C. government to conduct a review of policing across the province, claiming city councils can only "rubber stamp" decisions.
PM, Scheer blame one another for blocking emergency disability benefit

PM, Scheer blame one another for blocking emergency disability benefit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer angrily traded accusations Thursday over who is to blame for blocking an emergency benefit to help Canadians with disabilities weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

Alberta licence plates become targets for COVID-19 fears in some B.C. towns

VICTORIA — A British Columbia mayor says his community has embarked on a COVID-19 kindness campaign to counter concerns about animosity after reports of rudeness towards people driving vehicles with out-of-province licence plates.
Fearing COVID-19, daughter pleads for Ontario dad's release from Cairo prison

Fearing COVID-19, daughter pleads for Ontario dad's release from Cairo prison

OTTAWA — The daughter of a Canadian man imprisoned in Cairo for more than a year says her father is at risk of succumbing to COVID-19 unless the government can win his freedom.
Guelph police defend decision not to publicize Ontario MP's arrest

Guelph police defend decision not to publicize Ontario MP's arrest

GUELPH, Ont. — Police in southwestern Ontario say they didn't inform the public about assault charges against a member of Parliament because the force didn't believe he posed a significant risk to the public.
Court rules Manitoba's public-sector wage-freeze bill violates Charter

Court rules Manitoba's public-sector wage-freeze bill violates Charter

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge struck down the provincial government's attempt to freeze the wages of more than 110,000 public sector workers Thursday, calling the bill enacting the wage freeze unduly harsh and a violation of the Charter of Rights and F
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 6:31 p.m. on June 11, 2020: There are 97,530 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Lobbying watchdog seeks budget hike amid pandemic-induced surge in lobbying

Lobbying watchdog seeks budget hike amid pandemic-induced surge in lobbying

OTTAWA — The federal lobbying watchdog is asking for a budget increase to enable her office to modernize the way it registers lobbyists and keeps track of their activities — just as it's seeing a surge in lobbying sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

EDMONTON — The police chief in Alberta's capital says there's racism in Canadian policing, but he worries that any reduction in budgets could lead to a loss of officers and programs brought in to address diversity.
'Is that the best?' Marc Miller asks of RCMP efforts to combat system racism

'Is that the best?' Marc Miller asks of RCMP efforts to combat system racism

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller delivered a scathing rebuke of Canada's national police force Thursday, saying the Mounties are not immune to systemic racism and that they can and should do better.