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Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

By the time Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived, streams of people clutching signs had made their way on to Parliament Hill and through surrounding streets Friday to protest black lives lost to police.
Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

MONTREAL — The death of George Floyd in Minnesota following a police intervention has spurred massive protests in both Canada and the United States and societal soul-searching on the need to fight racism on both sides of the border.
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 4:40 p.m. on June 5, 2020: There are 94,335 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Implementation of Divorce Act reforms delayed eight months by pandemic

Implementation of Divorce Act reforms delayed eight months by pandemic

OTTAWA — Highly anticipated reforms to Canadian divorce law have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reforms were to have gone into effect on July 1 but Justice Minister David Lametti says that has been pushed back to March 1, 2021.
Nunavut to bring in civilian police review after arrest video: minister

Nunavut to bring in civilian police review after arrest video: minister

Nunavut is planning its own civilian police review agency over concerns that Inuit are too often treated badly by RCMP.

Lawsuit against B.C., pharmacists' college, drug company over medication switch

VANCOUVER — A drug user "forced" to switch to a reformulated methadone treatment introduced in British Columbia six years ago has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against the provincial government, the college of pharmacists and a pharmaceutical
'We must demand change:' Canada's first black police chief supports demonstrations

'We must demand change:' Canada's first black police chief supports demonstrations

WINNIPEG — Canada's first black police chief says he will be joining people to shine a light of hope "into the darkness of this moment" as anti-racism demonstrations take place around the world. "We must stand up. We must march.

Crown, company drop charges against LNG pipeline opponents in B.C.

VICTORIA — Criminal and civil contempt of court charges have been dropped against those who were arrested in February for violating an injunction while fighting the construction of a natural gas pipeline in northern B.C.
Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara faces assault, break and enter, harassment charges

Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara faces assault, break and enter, harassment charges

OTTAWA — Ontario MP Marwan Tabbara "stepped back" from the governing Liberal caucus Friday after multiple charges of assault, break and enter and harassment were laid against him.

Kelowna, B.C., officer linked to violent arrest now on administrative duty: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — An RCMP officer has been taken off patrol after being involved in a violent arrest that was captured on video by bystanders in Kelowna, B.C. Staff Sgt.