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Metis leader says children in care left out of Manitoba's pandemic response

Metis leader says children in care left out of Manitoba's pandemic response

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Metis Federation's president says the province has left vulnerable foster children out of pandemic response plans.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

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

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Poll suggests how abortion, climate policies affect support for Conservatives

Poll suggests how abortion, climate policies affect support for Conservatives

OTTAWA — A failure to clearly articulate positions on social conservative issues and a weak climate change plan are often cited as reasons the federal Conservatives failed to woo enough voters to win the last federal election.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on June 30 will grow to approximately $20 million. The Canadian Press
OPG pulls plug on plan to bury nuclear waste near the Lake Huron shoreline

OPG pulls plug on plan to bury nuclear waste near the Lake Huron shoreline

TORONTO — A politically fraught plan to store hazardous nuclear waste deep underground near the Lake Huron shoreline has been formally put to rest more than 15 years after it was first proposed.
First ministers couldn't agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM

First ministers couldn't agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a first ministers' declaration condemning racism didn't mention systemic discrimination because not all the premiers would agree.
Crown says release of N.S. mass shooting details could harm 'massive' probe

Crown says release of N.S. mass shooting details could harm 'massive' probe

HALIFAX — Prosecutors are arguing that fully revealing the information used to obtain search warrants following the province's recent mass shooting could compromise the "massive" police investigation and identify innocent parties.
WE Charity only organization capable of running COVID-19 volunteer program: PM

WE Charity only organization capable of running COVID-19 volunteer program: PM

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau defended Friday employing WE Charity to administer a $900-million federal student aid program, despite the group's ties to the prime minister and his wife.
Former Saskatchewan Highway Patrol chief fired over buying equipment like silencers

Former Saskatchewan Highway Patrol chief fired over buying equipment like silencers

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says the former chief of the province's highway patrol was fired for buying inappropriate equipment, including firearm silencers. But Robin Litzenberger is suing for damages alleging he was wrongfully dismissed.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:18 p.m. ET on June 26, 2020: There are 102,794 confirmed cases in Canada.