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Feds and farmers disagree on cost carbon tax adds to grain dryers

Feds and farmers disagree on cost carbon tax adds to grain dryers

OTTAWA — The federal government's analysis of how much the carbon tax is costing farmers to use their grain dryers varies wildly from what Prairie farm groups say their producers are actually paying.
Freeland says police must acknowledge racism, advocates call for action

Freeland says police must acknowledge racism, advocates call for action

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says all federal agencies, including police, must understand that systemic racism is a problem, but advocates say they want more than the minister's acknowledgment that there is a problem.
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 7:01 p.m. on June 10, 2020: There are 97,125 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Liberals vow to keep negotiating after opposition rejects COVID-19 aid bill

Liberals vow to keep negotiating after opposition rejects COVID-19 aid bill

OTTAWA — The non-partisan spirit that has allowed Parliament to swiftly pass emergency legislation during the COVID-19 pandemic evaporated Wednesday, with opposition parties refusing to give unanimous consent to the Trudeau government's latest bill.
COVID-19 highlights need for better treatment of migrant labour, advocates say

COVID-19 highlights need for better treatment of migrant labour, advocates say

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic shows migrant labourers in Canada can no longer be treated like "throwaway people" as they have been in the past, advocates said Wednesday.
Petition to rename Dundas Street garners attention amid renewed focus on monuments

Petition to rename Dundas Street garners attention amid renewed focus on monuments

TORONTO — Renewed focus on Canada's legacy of anti-Black racism has given fresh voice to calls for public officials to consider renaming monuments honouring the guardians of colonialism, including a street that stretches through much of the Greater T
Reduce uncontrolled movement of rail cars: TSB report on Saskatchewan fatality

Reduce uncontrolled movement of rail cars: TSB report on Saskatchewan fatality

REGINA — A Transportation Safety Board report on a fatality at a Saskatchewan train yard recommends railway companies work with Transport Canada to reduce uncontrolled movement of rail cars.
Quebec geologist detained in Dubai has been ordered released, lawyer says

Quebec geologist detained in Dubai has been ordered released, lawyer says

MONTREAL — The lawyer for a Quebec geologist who has been jailed in Dubai after allegedly uncovering fraud in a gold company says all the criminal cases against her client have been dropped.
Letter asks Ottawa to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

Letter asks Ottawa to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

EDMONTON — A dozen conservation and Indigenous groups have written federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson asking him to force the Alberta government to reinstate environmental monitoring in the province's oilpatch.
Trudeau uses commencement speech to compare youth today to Greatest Generation

Trudeau uses commencement speech to compare youth today to Greatest Generation

OTTAWA — Graduates of the class of 2020 should take inspiration from the generation of Canadians who came of age ahead of the Second World War, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday as he delivered a commencement speech broadcast to students a