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Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, Supreme Court says

Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a federal law that forbids companies from making people undergo genetic testing before buying insurance or other services.
Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

OTTAWA — The Conservatives say they want a criminal investigation into the Liberal government's decision to have the WE organization run a $900-million program for student volunteers.
Civil servants to be compensated for Phoenix debacle, says public service union

Civil servants to be compensated for Phoenix debacle, says public service union

OTTAWA — The country's biggest civil service union says its members will get lump sum payments to compensate them for the federal government's failed pay system under an agreement reached late yesterday.

Police apologize after 911 call where white woman reports Black man in a park

Ottawa police have apologized for how they handled an incident where a white woman called 911 on a Black man in a park, leading the operator to tell the man he's intimidating the woman.
Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy added nearly one million jobs in June as businesses forced closed by the pandemic began to reopen.
Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

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 July 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Amber Alert continues for missing Quebec girls, 6 and 11, and their father

Amber Alert continues for missing Quebec girls, 6 and 11, and their father

LEVIS, Que. — Quebec provincial police say searches continued overnight after an Amber Alert was issued Thursday for two young girls and their 44-year-old father. Police issued the alert at around 3 p.m.
Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics

Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics

When Alain Babineau was a police academy cadet nearly 30 years ago, the education his cohort received on diversity and racism amounted to a few basic lectures with little in terms of practical application, the former RCMP and Ontario Provincial Polic
Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

OTTAWA — Canadian troops have been forced to hitch a ride with the British military to get to and from Latvia due to a shortage of working planes.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on July 10, 2020: There are 106,805 confirmed cases in Canada.