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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Petition calls for new anti-racism curriculum

ONTARIO: Petition calls for new anti-racism curriculum

‘If you empower kids with information and no messages of hate are tolerated, they’re going to carry that throughout our lives,’ says Elephant Thoughts co-creator
<b>WATCH:</b> Trudeau gives update on development of contact tracing mobile app

WATCH: Trudeau gives update on development of contact tracing mobile app

Trudeau said the app will be available across Canada in the coming weeks
<b>COVID-19:</b> Public health restrictions shouldn’t mean dying alone, nursing prof says

COVID-19: Public health restrictions shouldn’t mean dying alone, nursing prof says

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is calling on health authorities to “implement a more compassionate approach to end-of-life visitations … during the COVID-19 pandemic"
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada buying 140,000 blood tests to begin immunity testing

COVID-19: Canada buying 140,000 blood tests to begin immunity testing

This will help the federal government learn how many people have already contracted the novel coronavirus
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada certifies new ventilators ordered in wake of pandemic

COVID-19: Health Canada certifies new ventilators ordered in wake of pandemic

Montreal-based CAE Inc. and the Ventilators for Canadians consortium announced separately Wednesday that Health Canada had certified their respective models
<b>CANADA:</b> Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

CANADA: Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

The Speaker asked Singh to apologize for calling Bloc MP Alain Therrien racist, but the NDP leader refused
<b>WORLD:</b>`That 70s Show' actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

WORLD:`That 70s Show' actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

He was arrested late Wednesday morning and released a few hours later after posting bond
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ford government expected to extend state of emergency to July 15

COVID-19: Ford government expected to extend state of emergency to July 15

The motion will be debated in the Legislature next week and will be voted on afterward
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Aunt Jemima brand retired by Quaker due to racial stereotype

BEYOND LOCAL: Aunt Jemima brand retired by Quaker due to racial stereotype

Brand tweaks over the years have not been enough
<b>CANADA:</b> Trust in police drops amid anti-racism protests, poll suggests

CANADA: Trust in police drops amid anti-racism protests, poll suggests

Survey shows a noticeable drop in the number who said they trusted the police somewhat or a lot in recent months