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House of Commons can manage virtual voting securely if MPs want it, Speaker says

House of Commons can manage virtual voting securely if MPs want it, Speaker says

OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says he is now comfortable with the technology that could allow MPs to vote remotely during the hybrid Parliament sittings.
Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand

Feds continue to add to COVID-19 supply stores to meet future demand

OTTAWA — Planes and boats loaded with personal protective equipment and other COVID-19 supplies continue to arrive in Canada as the federal government moves to increase the domestic stockpile of crucial gear.
Federal delay of MMIWG action plan sparks dismay ahead of inquiry anniversary

Federal delay of MMIWG action plan sparks dismay ahead of inquiry anniversary

OTTAWA — Disheartened, disappointed, disbelieving. But still determined.
Joint federal-provincial inquiry into N.S. mass shooting a good option: top expert

Joint federal-provincial inquiry into N.S. mass shooting a good option: top expert

HALIFAX — As pressure mounts on the federal and Nova Scotia governments to call an inquiry into one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history, the country's leading scholar on inquiries says Ottawa and the province should do the right thing and
Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey

Canadians seem OK with possibly being benched as playoff venue: survey

OTTAWA — It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favourite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley Cup is hoisted on their home ice.
Trump threatens military force and Snowbird crash investigation; In The News for June 2

Trump threatens military force and Snowbird crash investigation; In The News for June 2

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 2 ... --- American anti-racism protests ...
Canadian health officials urge rally-goers to keep COVID-19 in mind

Canadian health officials urge rally-goers to keep COVID-19 in mind

OTTAWA — As protesters keep up their anti-racism rallies on both sides of the border, top health officials are hoping they don't forget about the risk of COVID-19.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
'Opposite of busy:' Business down at pawnshops, payday lenders during pandemic

'Opposite of busy:' Business down at pawnshops, payday lenders during pandemic

CALGARY — John Sanford has been a pawnbroker for 20 years and says he's never seen anything like it. Pawnshops and payday loan lenders have long been harbingers of hard economic times due to health and financial crises.
Woman sentenced in toddler's death says sorry to 'every single person' she hurt

Woman sentenced in toddler's death says sorry to 'every single person' she hurt

EDMONTON — A woman who was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison for her role in the death of a toddler found outside an Edmonton church says she's sorry to everyone she hurt. But she could not explain why she did what she did.