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 2020-06-03 22:51 

Toronto Star

Trudeau's prolonged silence an appropriate response...
 2020-06-03 22:50 

Toronto Star

Who will step up to speak for the elderly in long-term care?...
 2020-06-03 22:49 

Toronto Star

Isn't it time to treat poverty as a matter of public health?...
 2020-06-03 22:47 

Toronto Star

Racism is not just a matter of what not to do ......
 2020-06-03 22:47 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Quarter century later environmental group releases protection plan for Newfoundland...

The Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Advisory Council (WERAC) unveiled it's long awaited proposed Protected Areas Plan for the Island of Newfoundland, entitled A Home for Nature....

 2020-06-03 22:46 

Toronto Star

Americans in Canada just have to vote this time...
 2020-06-03 22:46 

National Post

UCLA complains Jackie Robinson Stadium used as 'field jail' for civil rights protesters...

NEW YORK — The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) said it was "troubled" by reports that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) used its baseball venue Jackie Robinson Stadium as a "field jail" for people arrested while st...

 2020-06-03 22:45 

The Globe and Mail

Sweden's hands-off approach to tackling coronavirus resulted in too many deaths, top epidemiologist says...

The strategy, contrived by state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell, has set Sweden apart from much of Europe, which introduced lockdowns weeks ago...

 2020-06-03 22:44 

National Post

Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics...

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK — Responses by law enforcement authorities in the U.S. capital and in Flint, Michigan, to protests over the police killing of George Floyd illustrated starkly contrasting approaches to handling angry crowds on American streets an...

 2020-06-03 22:43 

National Post

Trump says not mulling sanctions on China's Xi over Hong Kong...

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was not considering placing sanctions on Chinese President Xi Jinping personally over China's push to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong. "I haven't thought of ...

 2020-06-03 22:42 

National Post

Greens likely to hold virtual leadership convention due to pandemic: May...

OTTAWA — The first leadership contest for the Green Party of Canada in 14 years is likely to end in October with an online announcement instead of a big party, former Leader Elizabeth May said Wednesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spare n...

 2020-06-03 22:41 

The Globe and Mail

What Trump can do if he invokes the Insurrection Act...

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the U.S. military to stop national protests over the killing of George Floyd and police brutality. The Insurrection Act of 1807 gives a president latitude to deploy troops domestically and was most rec...

 2020-06-03 22:39 

National Post

Obama calls on every U.S. mayor to pursue policing reforms in wake of protests...

In his first live remarks on the unrest gripping dozens of U.S. cities, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged every American mayor to review and reform their police department's use-of-force policies in consultation with their communit...

 2020-06-03 22:39 

National Post

Trump says he likely won't need military to respond to protests...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he did not believe that he would need to use U.S. troops to counter domestic protests sparked by a police killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis. "It depends, I don't think w...

 2020-06-03 22:37 

Toronto Star

Meng hearing schedule to expand; lawyers ask for 'referee' in case...

The Crown told the court Wednesday that lawyers for both sides will propose a new schedule that would bring the hearings to a close in early 2021 at t......

 2020-06-03 22:37 

CBC

[ North News ]

RCMP investigating after officer shoots 'aggressive' dog in Yellowknife...

RCMP say an officer ended up discharging his firearm at an aggressive dog Wednesday morning, according to a news release....

 2020-06-03 22:35 

Universe Today

The dinosaur killing asteroid hit the Earth at the most devastating possible angle...

There are bad days, and then there are really bad days. 65 million years ago, life on Earth especially if you were a dinosaur experienced the worst possible bad day, as a giant meteor came crashing down to the surface of our planet, unleashing an inferno ...

 2020-06-03 22:35 

National Post

Second phase COVID-19 relaunch in Alberta could be coming sooner than later...

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says the second phase of the province's relaunch after COVID-19 shutdowns could occur ahead of schedule. Chief medical health officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw says new cases of infection are dwindling and fewer peopl...

 2020-06-03 22:33 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

City of Grande Prairie files proposed $10B class-action lawsuit against opioid companies...

The City of Grande Prairie has filed a proposed $10-billion class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors that seeks to recoup municipal costs associated with the opioid crisis....

 2020-06-03 22:32 

Toronto Star

No grill? Use the stove for a better burger...

A skillet allows the patties to baste in their own juices as they cook. That's a huge improvement over losing all-important moisture to the spatters t......

 2020-06-03 22:31 

The Globe and Mail

AIMCo takes 10.2% investment loss on largest fund amid pandemic upheaval...

Portfolio belonging to healthcare and municipal workers underperforms on all asset categories...

 2020-06-03 22:27 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Man flies into rage and attacks drive-thru after receiving burger with no mustard...

He's a Caucasian male with a reddish brown beard and a blue or grey hatchback. And anyone armed with the wrong condiment might want to approach cautiously....

 2020-06-03 22:24 

National Post

Fired U.S. State Department watchdog tells lawmakers he was impartial...

WASHINGTON — A State Department inspector general abruptly fired by U.S. President Donald Trump last month defended his record to lawmakers on Wednesday, saying he had served in his oversight role without regard to politics. Trump fired Steve Linick...

 2020-06-03 22:24 

The Globe and Mail

When I look in the mirror, I see George Floyd and so do others...

We live, today, in a system that was designed to protect the world from Blacks. Each of us needs to take responsibility for dismantling that system...

 2020-06-03 22:23 

National Post

Horgan calls for national anti-racism program; will pitch idea to PM, premiers...

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan says he will push for a national anti-racism program this week during a conference call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his fellow premiers. Horgan says racism is a vexing problem that requires a nationwide...

 2020-06-03 22:21 

Toronto Sun

VAN DIEST: Canadians among first to get back on field with NWSL Challenge Cup...

Shelina Zadorsky and Erin McLeod are ready to get back on the field and pave the way for a return of North American professional sports from the COVID-19 pandemic.The two Canadian internationals wi......

 2020-06-03 22:20 

Toronto Star

Justin Trudeau says he wants to tackle racism. Ahmed Hussen has a plan...

Public condemnations of racism and discrimination are a critical step but community advocates, academics and politicians say words alone won't resolve......

 2020-06-03 22:19 

CTV News

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press....

 2020-06-03 22:19 

National Post

U.S. defense chief opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump's threats to militarize America's r...

 2020-06-03 22:18 

Global News

Thousands worldwide volunteer for deliberate coronavirus exposure to speed up vaccine development...
 2020-06-03 22:18 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Overlap between involvement in CFS care, Manitoba youth justice system 'hard to deny': co-author of new study...

Manitoba youth who were in the child welfare system were about five times more likely to be charged for a crime in the youth criminal justice system than those who were not, according to a study released Tuesday....

 2020-06-03 22:18 

Global News

Council awards contract to build multi-use path on Hamilton's Claremont Access...
 2020-06-03 22:18 

Global News

'People get it': B.C. gyms reopen under strict new coronavirus protocols...
 2020-06-03 22:17 

CTV News

Will COVID-19 make big weddings a thing of the past? Industry experts say no...

The pandemic may have postponed typical weddings for the foreseeable future, but we haven't seen the end of the big, dramatic wedding, according to industry experts....

 2020-06-03 22:17 

Global News

Face masks now required on planes, trains, ships and transit due to COVID-19: Garneau...
 2020-06-03 22:15 

National Post

African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. border...

TEGUCIGALPA — Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an attempt to reach the United States. ...

 2020-06-03 22:14 

Global News

Innisfil, Ont., teenager, 16, charged after fleeing from police...
 2020-06-03 22:13 

National Post

LeBron, NFL players rip Brees after comments about kneeling...

NBA superstar LeBron James and even New Orleans Saints teammates Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Thomas and Cameron Jordan took aim at Drew Brees on Wednesday after the quarterback reiterated his objection to those who kneel during the national anthem. And they ...

 2020-06-03 22:13 

The Globe and Mail

Insolvencies fell as government programs propped up companies, but weak firms are still filing for bankruptcy...

Banks will only defer payments and extend amortizaitons for so long, observers say...

 2020-06-03 22:12 

Toronto Star

'Just Mercy,' drama of racial injustice, to be free in June...

In the film, Michael B. Jordan plays attorney Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, who helps a character played by Jamie Foxx....

 2020-06-03 22:12 

Global News

Homeless campers at Vancouver's CRAB Park set to fight injunction in court...
 2020-06-03 22:10 

The Globe and Mail

Hulking lineman Derek Dennis says he has experienced racism while playing in Canada...

He said he's experienced racism in Canada, most notably in Montreal...

 2020-06-03 22:08 

Toronto Star

Watch: Summerhill serenades itself every night to get through lockdown...

Toronto neighbours lift each others' spirits by creating musical entertainment, ending with the national anthem....

 2020-06-03 22:07 

Toronto Sun

Premier Ford decries 'systemic racism'...

Systemic racism exists in Ontario and Canada, Premier Doug Ford says.His statement was made in the Ontario legislature Wednesday in response to NDP Leader Andrea Horwath's demand that he ackn......

 2020-06-03 22:06 

National Post

All four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd death...

MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against all four Minneapolis police officers in the death of an unarmed black man who was pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest, sparking nine days of nationwide protest...

 2020-06-03 22:04 

Global News

With branches closed due to COVID-19, London's library pivots to no-touch, pick-up service...
 2020-06-03 22:03 

Toronto Sun

Siakam says acknowledging that racism exists is a good starting point to fixing the problem...

Pascal Siakam is no stranger to racism. He has experienced it and he sees it pretty regularly.What the Raptors all-star forward can't fathom, and what he won't accept, are those people ......

 2020-06-03 22:02 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

RCMP arrest Sask. sex offender, 55, for child pornography in Hafford...

RCMP say a 55-year-old man from Hafford is facing child pornography charges after his home was searched on Tuesday....

 2020-06-03 22:01 

CTV News

MLB rejects 114-game schedule, threatens plan of about 50...

Major League Baseball rejected the players' proposal for a 114-game schedule in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts, telling the union that teams have no reason to think 82 games is possible and now will discuss even fewer....

 2020-06-03 22:00 

The Globe and Mail

Diane Sweeney was as well known for her feminism as she was for her Italian meatballs...

Wife. Mother. Grandmother. Feminist. Born March 6, 1934, in Winnipeg; died Feb. 25, 2020 in Delta, B.C.; of congestive heart failure; aged 85...

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