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Racism not ruled out as motive in unprovoked tripping of Burnaby, B.C., senior

Racism not ruled out as motive in unprovoked tripping of Burnaby, B.C., senior

BURNABY, B.C. — Police in Metro Vancouver are searching for a woman who casually approached a senior who was using a walker, tripped her from behind and walked away.
USMCA poised for star turn and protests in Minneapolis; In The News for May 29

USMCA poised for star turn and protests in Minneapolis; In The News for May 29

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 May 29 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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.
Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is being pressured by some of his own Liberal backbenchers to implement enforceable national standards for the operation of long-term care homes in Canada.
Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

Canada's vulnerable to money laundering on par with similar countries: expert

VANCOUVER — A senior police officer from the United Kingdom with expertise in money laundering says "underground banking" linked to China has become a significant threat in the U.K. and he believes Canada shares some of the same vulnerabilities.
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 6:33 p.m. on May 28, 2020: There are 88,512 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get

Oilpatch advocates tell MPs help needs to be faster, easier to get

OTTAWA — Representatives from Canada's oilpatch said Thursday they don't know of a single energy company that has yet benefited from any of Ottawa's pandemic-inspired loan programs and many think the cost to access them is too high.
NDP mocks Alberta premier's UCP for taking COVID cash from 'sugar daddy' Trudeau

NDP mocks Alberta premier's UCP for taking COVID cash from 'sugar daddy' Trudeau

EDMONTON — The Alberta Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservatives have a new "sugar daddy" in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and should not accept a federal COVID-19 wage subsidy the party has applied for.
Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association

Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association

OTTAWA — Conditions in long-term care are breaking the people who staff nursing and retirement homes, leading to worse care for the vulnerable seniors who live there, the head of the Canadian Support Workers Association said.
Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

OTTAWA — An Ontario centre that helps women and girls who have been victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation has to shut one of its key support programs next month due to a federal fund that has expired, even as the COVID-19 pandemic cont