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Agencies lack resources to answer Access to Info requests, information czar says

Agencies lack resources to answer Access to Info requests, information czar says

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has not provided the resources that departments and agencies need to answer the steeply growing number of requests for records from the public, information commissioner Caroline Maynard says.
N.L. liquor corp. reviewing Old Sam Rum in light of racist branding concerns

N.L. liquor corp. reviewing Old Sam Rum in light of racist branding concerns

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corp. says it is reviewing a locally bottled brand of rum that appears to depict a laughing Black man as its logo.

Quebec businessman arrested for attempted murder linked to attack on lawyer

MONTREAL — A Quebec businessman was arrested Friday morning in connection with the attempted murder of a lawyer who is involved in a civil case against him.
Cities ask for help as feds, provinces remain apart on deal for $14 billion

Cities ask for help as feds, provinces remain apart on deal for $14 billion

OTTAWA — Municipal leaders lamented the lack of progress between Ottawa and the provinces over $14 billion in federal aid for child care, personal protective equipment and transit funding, saying the uncertainty being created would hinder efforts to

Jail guard alleges two colleagues attacked him after comments on George Floyd

A correctional officer at an Ontario jail alleges he was assaulted at work by two colleagues following their comments about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, according to a complaint obtained by The Canadian Press.
Nunavut court approves teacher sexual abuse class action against governments

Nunavut court approves teacher sexual abuse class action against governments

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut court has approved a class-action lawsuit against the federal government and two territories over the sexual abuse of Inuit children by a teacher.

'Dr. 6ix' tells regulator he now realizes he acted against patient's interest

TORONTO — A Toronto plastic surgeon told Ontario's medical regulator Friday he now realizes he acted against a patient's best interest in allowing a television crew to film her breast augmentation surgery despite her objections. Dr.
Membership numbers, ballots next milestones for Conservative leadership race

Membership numbers, ballots next milestones for Conservative leadership race

TORONTO — The debates are behind them, the key clips cut and posted online, the emails trumpeting victory issued to supporters.
'Two Michaels' charged in China and policing the police; In The News for June 19

'Two Michaels' charged in China and policing the police; In The News for June 19

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 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Totally unacceptable:' Most independent investigators white, former officers

'Totally unacceptable:' Most independent investigators white, former officers

The majority of independent investigators delving into alleged police misconduct in Canada are white men who are former police officers. Seven provincial independent investigation units currently look into incidents involving police.