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Escapees out of B.C. prison for two days are charged with murder

LANGFORD, B.C. — Two inmates who escaped from a Vancouver Island prison have been charged with first-degree murder over allegations they killed a man during their brief break out.
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 5:40 p.m. on June 13, 2020: There are 98,405 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Lawsuit filed by family of a B.C. man who died in a police confrontation

Lawsuit filed by family of a B.C. man who died in a police confrontation

KAMLOOPS, , B.C. — A civil lawsuit has been filed in B.C. Supreme Court over the death of a man in Whistler, B.C., alleging four RCMP officers used excessive force when they tried to take him into custody.
2nd man faces murder charges in shooting deaths of two Alberta hunters

2nd man faces murder charges in shooting deaths of two Alberta hunters

GLENDON, Alta. — A second person in Alberta has been charged in the deaths of a Cree-Metis hunter and his uncle, who were found shot to death earlier this year after family said they'd gone on a moose hunting trip.
Many questions after recent police encounters with Indigenous community

Many questions after recent police encounters with Indigenous community

The death of Rodney Levi of the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation in an RCMP shooting Friday night in New Brunswick continues to put the focus on police relations with Indigenous communities in Canada.
COVID pandemic prompts initiative to offer free legal aid to anyone in Canada

COVID pandemic prompts initiative to offer free legal aid to anyone in Canada

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a group of young lawyers to launch a project to offer free legal advice remotely to anyone in the country.
Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

OTTAWA — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make people sick across Canada, health authorities are imploring Canadians to donate blood — all Canadians except men who have had recent sex with other men, despite a 2015 Liberal pledge to end this ban
As companies reopen, 'main street' stores in urban cores need help, Joly says

As companies reopen, 'main street' stores in urban cores need help, Joly says

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of regional economic development says more needs to be done to help companies in the centre of Canada's biggest cities so they can stay open through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

No winning ticket sold for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on June 16 will grow to approximately $15 million. The Canadian Press
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 have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.