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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 ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on June 2, 2020: There are 91,705 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
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.
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.
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.
As Americans protest police behaviour, hardline anti-riot tactics draw fire

As Americans protest police behaviour, hardline anti-riot tactics draw fire

WASHINGTON — Americans venting their grief and anger at the death of George Floyd in police custody are being confronted nightly with tear gas, rubber bullets and truncheon-wielding, armour-clad riot police — the merciless approach they set out to pr
Alberta introduces bill to create own parole board like Quebec, Ontario

Alberta introduces bill to create own parole board like Quebec, Ontario

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced a bill to create its own parole board.
Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.

Political leaders take aim at racism in Canada as protests rage in U.S.

OTTAWA — Politicians across the country were united in denouncing racism on Monday, as anger over the police killing of a black man in the United States sparked calls for more action north of the border to end the systemic discrimination of racialize