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Canadian economy lost 68,000 jobs in May, but lockdowns set to ease

Canadian economy lost 68,000 jobs in May, but lockdowns set to ease

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy lost 68,000 jobs last month and more dropped out of the labour force altogether, Statistics Canada said Friday, dampened by continued lockdowns that are now set to ease.
Liberals tap text messaging platform to directly connect with Canadians

Liberals tap text messaging platform to directly connect with Canadians

OTTAWA — The Liberal Party of Canada has adopted a new digital tool to more directly reach supporters and potential voters — the same one increasingly used by celebrities to interact more intimately with their fans through text messages.
Supreme Court of Canada sides with mother seeking unpaid child support

Supreme Court of Canada sides with mother seeking unpaid child support

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada stressed the importance of full financial disclosure by those responsible for paying child support in dismissing the appeal of a man who fell seriously behind in his obligations.
UN human rights experts call on Canada to investigate residential school burial sites

UN human rights experts call on Canada to investigate residential school burial sites

OTTAWA — The United Nations' human-rights special rapporteurs are calling on Canada and the Catholic Church to conduct prompt and thorough investigations into the finding of an unmarked burial site believed to contain the remains of 215 Indigenous ch
Doctor demands apology from N.B. premier after COVID-19-related charge dropped

Doctor demands apology from N.B. premier after COVID-19-related charge dropped

A doctor who faced a barrage of hate and racism after being accused of violating COVID-19 measures in New Brunswick is calling on the premier to apologize after a charge was dropped Friday. Dr.
Staff of Nova Scotia's Mass Casualty Commission visit scene at Portapique, N.S.

Staff of Nova Scotia's Mass Casualty Commission visit scene at Portapique, N.S.

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Staff members of a public inquiry investigating Nova Scotia's mass shooting took a walk today along the roads where the rampage began the night of April 18, 2020. The group visiting Portapique, N.S.
Study outlines 'natural climate solutions' to help Canada meet emissions targets

Study outlines 'natural climate solutions' to help Canada meet emissions targets

Canada could cut its current greenhouse gas emissions by more than one-tenth by making better use of its vast forests, prairies and wetlands, says a report by more than three dozen scientists.
Civil rights group calls on Nunavut to review 14-day hotel isolation rules

Civil rights group calls on Nunavut to review 14-day hotel isolation rules

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says mandatory isolation required of travellers by the government of Nunavut during the COVID-19 pandemic is out of touch with the law and latest science.
Truth before reconciliation and vaccine dealing: In The News for June 4

Truth before reconciliation and vaccine dealing: In The News for June 4

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 4. What we are watching in Canada ...
Mother still seeking answers a year after Chantel Moore killed by N.B. police

Mother still seeking answers a year after Chantel Moore killed by N.B. police

FREDERICTON — A year after Chantel Moore was fatally shot by a police officer in Edmundston, N.B., her mother's suffering remains, as do many unanswered questions.