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Peace Tower flag lowered on Canada Day to honour Indigenous children: Trudeau

Peace Tower flag lowered on Canada Day to honour Indigenous children: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he asked that the national flag on the Peace Tower remain at half-mast for Canada Day to honour the Indigenous children who died in residential schools.

Toronto man now charged with murder, attempted murder in poisoning of two children

A Toronto man has now been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal poisoning of a three-year-old child.
Last known Hells Angels bunker in Quebec demolished after long legal saga

Last known Hells Angels bunker in Quebec demolished after long legal saga

SHERBROOKE, Que. — The Crown prosecutor's office in Quebec says the last known Hells Angels bunker in the province has been demolished. A spokeswoman confirmed the notorious red-roofed landmark was torn down today in Sherbrooke, Que.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 3:50 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 31 new cases of COVID-19 today, and no new deaths. Sixty more people have recovered, leaving the province with 435 active cases.
'Never meant to hurt this lady': Man apologizes for woman's death in Edmonton hotel

'Never meant to hurt this lady': Man apologizes for woman's death in Edmonton hotel

EDMONTON — An Ontario truck driver held his face and cried as he apologized to his family and the family of a woman he killed in an Edmonton hotel room.
Economic aid could be extended beyond the fall if recovery falters, Freeland says

Economic aid could be extended beyond the fall if recovery falters, Freeland says

OTTAWA — The country's beleaguered workers and businesses should be able to stand on their own by the fall and no longer need a slew of financial supports come if the economic recovery moves along as expected, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says.
Ontarians line up for haircuts as province rolls back public health restrictions

Ontarians line up for haircuts as province rolls back public health restrictions

TORONTO — Ontarians lined up for their first haircuts in months on Wednesday as the province rolled back public health restrictions on salons and other businesses in light of a decline in COVID-19 cases.
Nova Scotia RCMP report suspicious fire at Catholic church in First Nations community

Nova Scotia RCMP report suspicious fire at Catholic church in First Nations community

INDIAN BROOK, N.S. — Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged the Catholic church in a First Nations community north of Halifax, the latest in a recent string of church fires on Indigenous lands reported in two other provinces.
Canada calling on Eritrea to withdraw its forces from Ethiopia

Canada calling on Eritrea to withdraw its forces from Ethiopia

Ottawa is calling on Eritrea to withdraw its armed forces from the Tigray region in Ethiopia, a couple days after a ceasefire was announced to put a hold on a conflict that has led to one of the world's worst famine crises.
Canada promises $100M in foreign aid to support care workers in developing countries

Canada promises $100M in foreign aid to support care workers in developing countries

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will spend $100 million over the next five years on global projects to address the unequal burden women bear caring for others.