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'We must demand change:' Canada's first black police chief supports demonstrations

'We must demand change:' Canada's first black police chief supports demonstrations

WINNIPEG — Canada's first black police chief says he will be joining people to shine a light of hope "into the darkness of this moment" as anti-racism demonstrations take place around the world. "We must stand up. We must march.

Crown, company drop charges against LNG pipeline opponents in B.C.

VICTORIA — Criminal and civil contempt of court charges have been dropped against those who were arrested in February for violating an injunction while fighting the construction of a natural gas pipeline in northern B.C.
Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara faces assault, break and enter, harassment charges

Liberal MP Marwan Tabbara faces assault, break and enter, harassment charges

OTTAWA — Ontario MP Marwan Tabbara "stepped back" from the governing Liberal caucus Friday after multiple charges of assault, break and enter and harassment were laid against him.

Kelowna, B.C., officer linked to violent arrest now on administrative duty: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — An RCMP officer has been taken off patrol after being involved in a violent arrest that was captured on video by bystanders in Kelowna, B.C. Staff Sgt.
Trudeau offers $14B to provinces for anti-COVID-19 efforts through rest of year

Trudeau offers $14B to provinces for anti-COVID-19 efforts through rest of year

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he has offered provinces and territories up to $14 billion in new federal transfers if they work with Ottawa on a "safe-restart agreement" that will help Canadians return to more normal living withou
N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on 'wellness checks'

N.B. police shooting of Indigenous woman leads to questions on 'wellness checks'

FREDERICTON — A 26-year-old Indigenous woman from British Columbia who was fatally shot by police in northwestern New Brunswick was remembered Friday as a caring person as questions were raised about police conduct of so-called "wellness checks.

Montreal man believes rough arrest caught on video was racially motivated

MONTREAL — A Montreal man says he's been left traumatized following an arrest by police north of the city in which he was allegedly dragged from a car by his hair and struck.
N.W.T. First Nations community gets UN award for work on new national park

N.W.T. First Nations community gets UN award for work on new national park

A remote community in Canada's North has been awarded a major United Nations prize for decades of work to help create a new national park and vast protected area.
Quebec man who killed two people should have a chance to rehabilitate: lawyer

Quebec man who killed two people should have a chance to rehabilitate: lawyer

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — The defence lawyer for Ugo Fredette, a Quebec man convicted of two murders in 2017, told a courtroom Friday that his client will die in jail if sentenced to 50 years behind bars.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Trudeau joins anti-racism protest

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Trudeau joins anti-racism protest

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at an anti-racism protest in Ottawa. It's one of multiple events in Canada today, following days of demonstrations against racism and police brutality in numerous American cities.