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Indigenous child-welfare battle heads to court despite calls for Ottawa to drop cases

Indigenous child-welfare battle heads to court despite calls for Ottawa to drop cases

Ottawa’s controversial legal challenge of a pair of rulings involving First Nations children torn from their families by a chronically underfunded childcare system heads to Federal Court Monday, despite repeated calls for the cases to be dropped in t
Advocates call for more rights for migrant workers amid deaths on the job

Advocates call for more rights for migrant workers amid deaths on the job

It’s dawn in Batangas, a city more than a hundred kilometres north of the Philippine capital city of Manila, when Eric Gutierrez recalls memories of his college best friend Efren Reyes.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 13, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 398,766 new vaccinations administered for a total of 28,624,871 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for June 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for June 13, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. There are 1,401,006 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,401,006 confirmed cases (17,599 active, 1,357,493 resolved, 25,914 deaths).
'Ideal RCMP member:' Constable killed during traffic stop in rural Saskatchewan

'Ideal RCMP member:' Constable killed during traffic stop in rural Saskatchewan

A 26-year-old RCMP constable hailed as a model officer was struck and killed by a truck he pulled over in rural Saskatchewan on Saturday, sending shock waves through his tight-knit policing community and the small town where he died. Const.
Alberta launches COVID vaccine lottery with million-dollar prizes to encourage uptake

Alberta launches COVID vaccine lottery with million-dollar prizes to encourage uptake

EDMONTON — Alberta is launching a multimillion-dollar lottery in a bid to encourage more residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
China up for discussion at G7 Leaders' Summit, but also back home in Canada

China up for discussion at G7 Leaders' Summit, but also back home in Canada

CARBIS BAY, CORNWALL, ENGLAND — The thorny issue of how to handle increasing competition and aggression from China came up as leaders of the world's wealthiest countries gathered Saturday in an English seaside resort, although it remains to be seen h
Relative of slain London, Ont., family says public support made him feel less alone

Relative of slain London, Ont., family says public support made him feel less alone

LONDON, Ont. — A man who lost four relatives in an attack in London, Ont., last weekend issued a plea for compassion and openness Saturday as he thanked friends and strangers for helping him shoulder his grief.
Quebec, Ottawa name facilitator to help communities with residential school searches

Quebec, Ottawa name facilitator to help communities with residential school searches

MONTREAL — The Quebec and federal governments unveiled plans on Saturday a central place for the province's Indigenous communities to go for support over former residential schools, easing concerns that the process would be mired in red tape.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Manitoba is reporting five new deaths among people with COVID-19 and 294 new cases of the virus.