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Scientists criticize Alberta's monitoring suspension, lack of consultation

Scientists criticize Alberta's monitoring suspension, lack of consultation

EDMONTON — Shutting down a broad range of Alberta's environmental monitoring over pandemic fears wasn't necessary, says the head of a group responsible for such work.
Mexico hits pause on sending temporary foreign workers after COVID-19 deaths

Mexico hits pause on sending temporary foreign workers after COVID-19 deaths

OTTAWA — Mexico won't send any more temporary foreign workers to Canada until it has more clarity on why two died due to COVID-19, the country's ambassador to Canada said Monday.
Lawyers for Meng accuse U.S. of misstating records in extradition case

Lawyers for Meng accuse U.S. of misstating records in extradition case

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer are accusing authorities in the United States of misleading the B.C. Supreme Court judge presiding over the extradition case.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8 p.m. on June 15, 2020: There are 99,147 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
'Pandemic deficit:' Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall

'Pandemic deficit:' Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is predicting the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a deficit of $2.4 billion but says it won't cut programs and services.
'Damage is extraordinary:' Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

'Damage is extraordinary:' Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary wants disaster relief from other orders of government after a powerful hailstorm shredded vinyl siding and shattered windows in several neighbourhoods.
Family hopes for spy exchange after Paul Whelan convicted of espionage by Russia

Family hopes for spy exchange after Paul Whelan convicted of espionage by Russia

TORONTO — The family of a Canadian-American corporate security executive convicted of espionage by a Russian court say they are trying to bring him back home.
PM wants to move 'very quickly' on anti-racism initiatives, minister says

PM wants to move 'very quickly' on anti-racism initiatives, minister says

OTTAWA — Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos says the prime minister wants to move "very quickly" to dismantle barriers that contribute to systemic racism.
Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki should resign or be removed to ensure the national police force can properly serve Indigenous communities, a Saskatchewan senator said Monday. Sen.
Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the excessive use of force, the head of the country's largest Indigenous organization said Monday.
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