Driver who used SUV to shield pedestrians from speeding car says he doesn't feel like a hero

Driver who used SUV to shield pedestrians from speeding car says he doesn't feel like a hero

The City of Montreal is honouring a man who is being hailed as a hero after he used his SUV to shield pedestrians from a speeding car. Mayor Valerie Plante praised Erick Marciano’s act of courage as she presented him with a certificate of honour a...
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B.C. health officials warn large gatherings still risky amid COVID-19

B.C. health officials warn large gatherings still risky amid COVID-19

Health officials in British Columbia warned people who took part in a large anti-racism demonstration in Vancouver on Sunday that they may have put themselves at risk. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says many people were wearing masks ...
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Keep safe from COVID-19 if joining protests: Hajdu

Keep safe from COVID-19 if joining protests: Hajdu

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says gathering together is a powerful way to express support and concern but urged people to practice physical distancing, bring hand sanitizer and wear a mask if they join protests in the street. Dr. Theresa Tam, Canad...
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Legault addresses killing of George Floyd, calls on Quebecers to fight racism

Legault addresses killing of George Floyd, calls on Quebecers to fight racism

Quebec Premier Francois Legault calls the death of George Floyd shocking and revolting. Legault acknowledges the existence of racism, both among police and the public at large in Quebec, but says he doesn’t believe there’s a larger systemic issue ...
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Trudeau says feds will hurry $2.2B in transfers to cities

Trudeau says feds will hurry $2.2B in transfers to cities

Canadian municipalities will get speedier transfers of federal gas-tax money to help them through a cash crunch caused by COVID-19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. But they say they're facing a shortfall of at least $10 billion between ...
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Ford 'welcomes' ombudsman probe of long-term care system

Ford 'welcomes' ombudsman probe of long-term care system

Premier Doug Ford says he welcomes the Ontario ombudsman's investigation into the province's oversight of long-term care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ombudsman Paul Dube says he will investigate whether the government oversight has been ade...
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Federal leaders speak out on U.S. protests over police brutality

Federal leaders speak out on U.S. protests over police brutality

With nightly demonstrations in American cities over the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer all condemned racism and racial violence ...
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Trudeau chilly to Trump's idea of adding Russia to G7 meeting

Trudeau chilly to Trump's idea of adding Russia to G7 meeting

U.S. President Donald Trump is postponing a planned summit of G7 leaders until the fall but says he still wants to hold it in person, and now wants to include leaders of other countries such as Russia, Australia and South Korea. Prime Minister Jus...
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Weather Network predicts balmy summer

Weather Network predicts balmy summer

Most Canadians may have missed out on spring, but one of the country's most prominent weather forecasters says they'll likely get to enjoy a more seasonal summer.
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MétéoMédia: été chaud et humide au Québec

MétéoMédia: été chaud et humide au Québec

L’aperçu de l’été prochain de MétéoMédia pour les mois de juin, juillet et août prévoit qu'il sera chaud dans la majorité des provinces du Canada.
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Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of June 1st

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of June 1st

Here is what to watch for in Canadian business this week:
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Montreal anti-racism demonstration ends with smashed store windows, looting

Montreal anti-racism demonstration ends with smashed store windows, looting

A Montreal demonstration in support of George Floyd, a black Minnesota man who died in police custody, degenerated into violence Sunday night. After the three-hour peaceful protest ended, groups clashed with police and vandalized stores downtown. ...
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Canadian cattlemen worry about long-term effect of COVID-19

Canadian cattlemen worry about long-term effect of COVID-19

It's business as usual at most Alberta ranches but feedlot operators and cattle producers are worried about the future as a result of COVID-19. Rancher Bruce Bird says he's worried about a glut of animals and lower prices this fall, when he sends ...
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Protesters rally against anti-black, Indigenous racism in Toronto

Protesters rally against anti-black, Indigenous racism in Toronto

Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Toronto in the wake of high-profile, police-involved deaths in both Canada and the United States. The protest was fuelled by the death of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet earlier this week, after...
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B.C. confident in COVID-19 management as schools reopen

B.C. confident in COVID-19 management as schools reopen

British Columbia saw zero deaths from COVID-19 for the third time this week, as children across the province get ready for a voluntary return to school on Monday. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry admits there are some nerves surrounding ...
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Quebec Premier says he’s ‘confident’ soldiers can remain in long-term care homes

Quebec Premier says he’s ‘confident’ soldiers can remain in long-term care homes

Premier Francois Legault said today he sensed Prime Minister Trudeau is open to keeping soldiers inside the province’s long-term care homes until mid-September but there is no commitment yet. The premier says he wants the roughly 1,000 soldiers de...
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Ontario mulls regional reopening approach

Ontario mulls regional reopening approach

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says that increased data coming from a new COVID-19 testing strategy unveiled today has prompted him to consider a regional approach to reopening. Ford has been asked on multiple occasions about the idea and has said it w...
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How risky is carpooling during pandemic?

How risky is carpooling during pandemic?

Whether it's giving your neighbour a ride to the grocery store, or letting a friend borrow your car, health experts generally advise against sharing a vehicle during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Trudeau on U.S. unrest: 'Racism is real'

Trudeau on U.S. unrest: 'Racism is real'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says racism – including anti-black racism – is real, in both the United States and Canada. He made the remarks in response to the racial unrest and violence roiling in the U.S. following Monday’s police killing of an ...
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Additional $650M pledged in COVID-19 aid for Indigenous communities

Additional $650M pledged in COVID-19 aid for Indigenous communities

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government is more than tripling the $305 million it has promised to help First Nations and remote Inuit and Metis communities to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Miller says the ...
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Garneau bars cruise ships from Canadian waters until fall

Garneau bars cruise ships from Canadian waters until fall

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the federal government is banning large cruise ships from Canada until at least October to keep COVID-19 at bay. The move extends and expands a ban that initially extended to July 1. Smaller vessels, such as wa...
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Ontario coroner calls inquest into death of disabled teen at school for the blind

Ontario coroner calls inquest into death of disabled teen at school for the blind

Samuel Brown's parents say they have questions about how their 18-year-old son, who was deaf, blind and non-verbal, died while in care of Ontario's W. Ross Macdonald School for the blind. Now that a coroner's inquest has been called, they're hopin...
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Health rules at Mission prison copied across country

Health rules at Mission prison copied across country

The COVID-19 outbreak at the Mission prison in B.C.'s Fraser Valley has been declared over after more than 130 inmates and staff tested positive. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also says the B.C. coroner's report that 117 people died o...
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Despite Canada's COVID-19 problems, others need our help: PM

Despite Canada's COVID-19 problems, others need our help: PM

After co-hosting a UN conference on helping poorer countries staggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a global recovery will need international co-operation. A belief in global institutions happens to be one of the re...
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Some inspectors conducted long-term care homes checks by phone: Ford

Some inspectors conducted long-term care homes checks by phone: Ford

Premier Doug Ford said early in the COVID-19 pandemic some government inspectors refused to go into long-term care homes, instead conducting the checks by phone. But a letter from the Ontario Public Service Employees Union to Ford also shows the u...
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