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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 6:31 p.m. on June 11, 2020: There are 97,530 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Lobbying watchdog seeks budget hike amid pandemic-induced surge in lobbying

Lobbying watchdog seeks budget hike amid pandemic-induced surge in lobbying

OTTAWA — The federal lobbying watchdog is asking for a budget increase to enable her office to modernize the way it registers lobbyists and keeps track of their activities — just as it's seeing a surge in lobbying sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

Edmonton chief concerned about defunding police service to deal with racism

EDMONTON — The police chief in Alberta's capital says there's racism in Canadian policing, but he worries that any reduction in budgets could lead to a loss of officers and programs brought in to address diversity.
'Is that the best?' Marc Miller asks of RCMP efforts to combat system racism

'Is that the best?' Marc Miller asks of RCMP efforts to combat system racism

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller delivered a scathing rebuke of Canada's national police force Thursday, saying the Mounties are not immune to systemic racism and that they can and should do better.
Statistics Canada asks parents to share their COVID-19 experiences

Statistics Canada asks parents to share their COVID-19 experiences

OTTAWA — If you are a parent whose friends and family are tired of hearing you vent about the challenges of juggling work and child-rearing during COVID-19, the federal statistics agency wants to be your new sounding board.
Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking a judge for the second time to extend the deadline for revising Canada's law on medical assistance in dying.
Family says goodbye to Regis Korchinski-Paquet at small funeral in Toronto

Family says goodbye to Regis Korchinski-Paquet at small funeral in Toronto

TORONTO — One by one, a procession of Regis Korchinski-Paquet's family members leaned in to a white casket and kissed her goodbye.
Human rights museum criticized, employees say work environment racist

Human rights museum criticized, employees say work environment racist

WINNIPEG — The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will conduct an external review following social media posts alleging a racist and discriminatory work environment.
Defaced, toppled statues rekindle debate over controversial symbols

Defaced, toppled statues rekindle debate over controversial symbols

WASHINGTON — Public anger over the police killing of George Floyd is unearthing difficult questions in the United States, Canada and around the world about statues, monuments and other permanent tributes to historical figures whose legacies include o
Funeral held for young Indigenous woman shot by police in northern N.B.

Funeral held for young Indigenous woman shot by police in northern N.B.

EDMUNDSTON, N.B. — The young Indigenous woman who was shot and killed by police in Edmundston, N.B., last week was remembered Thursday as a kind soul who united family from both sides of the country.
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