Anand says Canada is 'aggressively ordering' medical supplies in competitive market

Anand says Canada is 'aggressively ordering' medical supplies in competitive market

Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand says Canada is working hard behind the scenes on the increasingly challenging logistics of getting critical COVID-19 medical equipment to Canada from foreign countries. She says the fight for su...
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B.C. premier wants national anti-racism plan

B.C. premier wants national anti-racism plan

British Columbia Premier John Horgan says he'd like to see a federal plan for fighting racism and he'll be addressing the issue when he speaks with the prime minister and premiers during their weekly call. The premier says he's horrified by the vi...
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NDP MP Leah Gazan pushes Bennett on MMIWG action plan

NDP MP Leah Gazan pushes Bennett on MMIWG action plan

NDP MP Leah Gazan says Indigenous women are facing even greater risks of violence because of isolation measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. She urges the Liberal government to complete the national action plan it had earlier said woul...
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Good Samaritans help out protesters, police in D.C.

Good Samaritans help out protesters, police in D.C.

As protesters angry over the death of George Floyd brace for more clashes with police in Washington, D.C., some are going out of their way to be available to help both sides, including former combat medics and EMTs who are on hand with medical kit...
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Manitoba sees small cluster of COVID-19 cases among temporary foreign workers

Manitoba sees small cluster of COVID-19 cases among temporary foreign workers

Manitoba health officials said Wednesday there was a small cluster of four COVID-19 cases among a group of temporary foreign workers in the southern part of the province. The workers followed proper self-isolating procedures and there was no risk ...
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No tolerance for racism or bias in police forces: Freeland

No tolerance for racism or bias in police forces: Freeland

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says it’s important for Canadians – and the federal government – to see what more they can do to fight anti-black racism. She says there cannot be any tolerance of racism or bias by any police force in Canad...
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Decision on second stage of reopening could come over the next week: Ford

Decision on second stage of reopening could come over the next week: Ford

Premier Doug Ford says he remains hopeful that over the next week the government's health table will make a decision about when the second stage of re-opening Ontario's economy will take place. Ford says outbreaks on some Ontario farms will not af...
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Vaccine research requires global effort: Tam

Vaccine research requires global effort: Tam

Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says vaccine research is an international effort and that it is encouraging to see some international clinical trials going ahead. She says Canada is also playing a role, on research and develop...
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Former Green leader defends $30,000 entry fee to party leadership race

Former Green leader defends $30,000 entry fee to party leadership race

The Green Party of Canada has approved seven people to run in the contest underway to succeed Elizabeth May in the party's leadership chair. May, who stepped down last fall after more than 13 years in the role, acknowledged the $30,000 entry fee f...
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Military ends helicopter recovery mission

Military ends helicopter recovery mission

The Canadian Armed Forces has ended its mission to recover the wreckage of the Cyclone helicopter that crashed off the coast of Greece in April. Maritime Component commander Rear-Admiral Craig Baines says the remains of some of the service members...
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Trudeau a bystander to Trump's racist aggression: Singh

Trudeau a bystander to Trump's racist aggression: Singh

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Donald Trump's rhetorical attacks on racial minorities in the United States have parallels to schoolyard bullying: those who stay silent while it goes on are complicit. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chose to talk...
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Protesters, police keep their distance in Washington, D.C.

Protesters, police keep their distance in Washington, D.C.

Protesters gathered outside Lafayette Square across the street from the White House in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night. The crowd raised their hands and chanted, "Hands up, don't shoot" in the area guarded by soldiers, police, MPs and Park Police o...
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Moe says vandalism of war memorial 'disgraceful' ahead of anti-racism rally

Moe says vandalism of war memorial 'disgraceful' ahead of anti-racism rally

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe calls 'Justice For Floyd' scrawled on war memorial 'outrageous' vandalism. He also praised hundreds who peacefully protested in front of the legislature.
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Difference between U.S. and Canada on racial issues 'night and day': Ford

Difference between U.S. and Canada on racial issues 'night and day': Ford

Premier Doug Ford says the U.S. and Canada are like "night and day" when it comes to problems with racism. Ford said he believes Canada does not have the deep and systemic problems with racism present in America. He said Monday that there is no pl...
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‘Journalists are not the enemy of the people,’ says Freeland

‘Journalists are not the enemy of the people,’ says Freeland

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says freedom of the press is an essential human right that strengthens democracy. A former journalist herself, Freeland was responding to a question about whether the anti-media rhetoric of President Donald ...
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Trudeau says PPE coming in but more domestic suppliers needed

Trudeau says PPE coming in but more domestic suppliers needed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is getting a steady influx of masks and gloves and other gear needed for the COVID-19 fight but expects to need much more as more people go back to working outside their homes. Contending with a case of hi...
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Asked about Trump's threats to protesters, Trudeau veers to Canada

Asked about Trump's threats to protesters, Trudeau veers to Canada

As U.S. President Donald Trump talks about invoking a rarely used law to deploy the military against Americans on U.S. soil, reporters asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his views. He thought long and hard before talking about Canada's challe...
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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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