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Different provinces' plans for reopening schools

A look at plans for reopening schools across the country. British Columbia Schools in B.C. reopened part-time on June 1. Kindergarten to Grade 5 students can attend school part-time.
China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is using public and private measures to secure the release of two Canadians detained in China for 18 months, who on Friday were formally charged with espionage in the politically charged case
Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but will be tougher by 2030

Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but will be tougher by 2030

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is scaling back the government's planned Clean Fuel Standard in the short term to give the fossil fuel industry a bit more time to recover from the pandemic-induced economic collapse.
Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

WINNIPEG — Leadership at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg is apologizing for censoring displays about LGBTQ history at the request of some school groups.
Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

TULSA, Okla. — Black Americans gathered Friday to mark the anniversary of an emancipation that came two and a half years late — liberty that many say feels like it never came at all.
Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is sharply rebuking those who believe the best way for Alberta to get a better deal out of Confederation is to threaten to quit it.
Pandemic erases Quebec's projected surplus, throws province into $15B deficit

Pandemic erases Quebec's projected surplus, throws province into $15B deficit

QUEBEC — Three months after projecting a surplus of nearly $3 billion, Quebec's finance minister announced Friday that the COVID-19 pandemic will blow through Quebec's financial reserves and leave the province with a $15-billion deficit at the end of
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.