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Trudeau offers $14B to provinces for anti-COVID-19 efforts through rest of year

Trudeau offers $14B to provinces for anti-COVID-19 efforts through rest of year

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he has offered provinces and territories up to $14 billion in new federal transfers if they work with Ottawa on a "safe-restart agreement" that will help Canadians return to more normal living withou
N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on 'wellness checks'

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on 'wellness checks'

FREDERICTON — A 26-year-old Indigenous woman from British Columbia who was fatally shot by police in northwestern New Brunswick was remembered Friday as a caring person as questions were raised about police conduct of so-called "wellness checks.

Montreal man believes rough arrest caught on video was racially motivated

MONTREAL — A Montreal man says he's been left traumatized following an arrest by police north of the city in which he was allegedly dragged from a car by his hair and struck.
N.W.T. First Nations community gets UN award for work on new national park

N.W.T. First Nations community gets UN award for work on new national park

A remote community in Canada's North has been awarded a major United Nations prize for decades of work to help create a new national park and vast protected area.
Quebec man who killed two people should have a chance to rehabilitate: lawyer

Quebec man who killed two people should have a chance to rehabilitate: lawyer

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — The defence lawyer for Ugo Fredette, a Quebec man convicted of two murders in 2017, told a courtroom Friday that his client will die in jail if sentenced to 50 years behind bars.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Trudeau joins anti-racism protest

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Trudeau joins anti-racism protest

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at an anti-racism protest in Ottawa. It's one of multiple events in Canada today, following days of demonstrations against racism and police brutality in numerous American cities.
National unemployment rate hits new record even as economy adds jobs

National unemployment rate hits new record even as economy adds jobs

OTTAWA — Canada's employment minister says the federal government is rethinking a key COVID-19 benefit so workers have more incentive to get back on the job, in an effort to maintain a surprising boost in job numbers from May.
Floyd mourned in Minneapolis and march in Ottawa; In The News for June 5

Floyd mourned in Minneapolis and march in Ottawa; In The News for June 5

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 5 ... --- What we are watching in Canada ...
Supporting role: Indigenous activists want focus to stay on black demonstrators

Supporting role: Indigenous activists want focus to stay on black demonstrators

Terre Chartrand says she recognizes it's not her place right now to be front and centre during demonstrations in support of black people decrying police violence.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.