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Press pass offering little defence for journalists caught in the U.S. fray

Press pass offering little defence for journalists caught in the U.S. fray

WASHINGTON — Press passes and television cameras, once powerful symbols of neutrality that helped protect journalists working in combat zones, are providing little defence for reporters and crews covering the escalating urban conflict in the United S
Ontario mulls collection of race-based COVID-19 data; some argue it's essential

Ontario mulls collection of race-based COVID-19 data; some argue it's essential

TORONTO — The importance of understanding the role race might play in the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Ontario to look at regulatory changes to make collection of such data provincewide, the government said Tuesday.
Fredette presents risk to public safety, correctional documents suggest

Fredette presents risk to public safety, correctional documents suggest

ST-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec man found guilty of two murders poses a high risk to public safety as well as a risk of evading authorities, correctional documents filed at his sentencing hearing Tuesday suggest.
Fermenting ferns? Rare dinosaur stomach fossil opens door to ancient world

Fermenting ferns? Rare dinosaur stomach fossil opens door to ancient world

Fresh ferns, loaded with spores, lightly dusted with leaves and twigs and perfectly seasoned with locally sourced charcoal.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:31 p.m. ET on June 2, 2020: There are 92,410 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
How proceedings in the House of Commons during pandemic differ from normal

How proceedings in the House of Commons during pandemic differ from normal

OTTAWA — Canadians who tune in to watch proceedings in the House of Commons during the COVID-19 crisis may wonder why Conservative and Bloc Quebecois MPs continue to accuse the Liberal government of shutting down Parliament.
Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid as they ask MPs to OK new spending

Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid as they ask MPs to OK new spending

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are detailing to parliamentarians a plan that would shift tens of billions in pandemic-related aid, sending more toward a key COVID-19 emergency benefit for workers after seeing demand skyrocket from original estimates.
As U.S. boils over, calls for Canadian justice ring out in House of Commons

As U.S. boils over, calls for Canadian justice ring out in House of Commons

OTTAWA — Calls to turn anger into action rang out in the House of Commons on Tuesday as politicians embraced pleas to stamp out discrimination in Canada — though outside the House, they disagreed on how deeply the problem is seated.
Running for Conservative leadership not about ticking boxes: Leslyn Lewis

Running for Conservative leadership not about ticking boxes: Leslyn Lewis

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis is the only woman in the race, the only immigrant, the only visible minority.
Israeli, Chinese policies 'concern' Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau

Israeli, Chinese policies 'concern' Canada, undermine freedom, says Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waded Tuesday into the foreign policies of Israel and China, expressing concerns over separate but controversial positions that he says undermine peace in both places.