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Promising summer after lacklustre spring, Weather Network predicts

Promising summer after lacklustre spring, Weather Network predicts

Most Canadians may have missed out on spring, but one of the country's most prominent weather forecasters says they'll likely get to enjoy a more seasonal summer.
Protest against anti-black racism, police impunity in Montreal turns violent

Protest against anti-black racism, police impunity in Montreal turns violent

MONTREAL — A Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week degenerated into clashes between police and some demonstrators on Sunday night.
Injured vets waiting twice as long as promised to learn if they qualify for aid

Injured vets waiting twice as long as promised to learn if they qualify for aid

OTTAWA — Injured Canadian veterans are being forced to wait on average twice as long as promised to find out whether they qualify for financial help from the government, even as the backlog of unprocessed applications for assistance continues to grow

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
'It's unsettling:' Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19

'It's unsettling:' Ranchers and feedlots worried about future impact of COVID-19

CREMONA, Alta. — A cacophony of bellowing cattle makes it hard to hear the other hoof drop, but rancher Bruce Bird knows that it's coming.
Community groups filling gaps in translation of COVID-19 information

Community groups filling gaps in translation of COVID-19 information

VANCOUVER — When Mary Rose Manzano-Leal called Filipino employees of a coronavirus-stricken meat-packing plant in Alberta last month, the physician says they expressed relief as soon she began speaking their language.
Pandemonium erupts again in U.S. cities as public anger shows no sign of abating

Pandemonium erupts again in U.S. cities as public anger shows no sign of abating

WASHINGTON — Another night of unfettered fury, random violence and hardline police tactics unfurled itself Sunday in the United States under clouds of tear gas, pepper spray and smoke from street fires, including directly beyond the front lawn of the
Police say assault where boy was hit in head with hammer appears unprovoked

Police say assault where boy was hit in head with hammer appears unprovoked

WINNIPEG — Police say a Winnipeg teen will likely suffer life-altering injuries after being struck in the head with a hammer during an assault that investigators believe was unprovoked.
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 p.m. on May 31, 2020: There are 90,947 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa is earmarking millions of dollars to promote holiday travel inside Canada as it seeks to help the tourism industry weather the COVID-19 pandemic.