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Farmers contest minister's claim that grain-farmers' carbon costs are tiny

Farmers contest minister's claim that grain-farmers' carbon costs are tiny

OTTAWA — Grain farmers are adamant that Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau was wrong when she said this week grain farmers were, at most, paying $819 a year in carbon tax to dry their products, so they don't need a break on the federal carbon t
CSIS knowledge of multi-hour delay in Meng's arrest 'troubling': lawyers

CSIS knowledge of multi-hour delay in Meng's arrest 'troubling': lawyers

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou allege Canada's national spy agency was in on a plan for border officers to detain the Huawei executive for hours before her arrest and was mindful of the case's political implications.
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 6:01 p.m. on June 12, 2020: There are 97,943 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
'Serious questions:' Trudeau calls video of RCMP tackling chief shocking

'Serious questions:' Trudeau calls video of RCMP tackling chief shocking

While politicians demanded answers Friday after watching video of the violent arrest of a prominent northern Alberta First Nations chief, the province's top Mountie walked back his suggestion that the RCMP has no systemic racism.
Caution abounds as Alberta eases huge raft of COVID-19 restrictions

Caution abounds as Alberta eases huge raft of COVID-19 restrictions

CALGARY — Restaurateur Leslie Echino laughs at the notion that even as Alberta lifts many more COVID-19 restrictions her business could return to anywhere close to normal.
Winnipeg police defend kicking suspect during arrest, release video

Winnipeg police defend kicking suspect during arrest, release video

WINNIPEG — Police are defending the actions of officers who kneed and kicked a man while arresting him and are reaching out to Indigenous leaders to discuss what happened.

Carleton promises to address journalism students' systemic racism complaints

Canada's oldest journalism school is promising to address systemic racism within its walls following a call to action from current and former students.
Canadian expert says he is confident COVID-19 vaccine is months, not years away

Canadian expert says he is confident COVID-19 vaccine is months, not years away

OTTAWA — One of Canada's preeminent infectious disease experts says he is confident a vaccine for COVID-19 will be ready in months, not years. Dr.
RCMP workforce equity drive spun its wheels last year, new statistics indicate

RCMP workforce equity drive spun its wheels last year, new statistics indicate

OTTAWA — A drive to make the RCMP's workforce more diverse stalled last year as the Mounties struggled to become fully representative of the communities they police, newly available statistics show.
CMHC re-assessing policies through a racialized lens to eliminate discrimination

CMHC re-assessing policies through a racialized lens to eliminate discrimination

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. acknowledged a lack of diversity in its ranks and its role in past acts of racism on Friday as it pledged to overhaul how it does business.