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Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

OTTAWA — Details of a program that will see the federal government buy surplus food from farmers and redistribute it to food banks and other community groups are coming soon, Liberal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau promised Tuesday.
Floyd mourned and U.S. not investigating Prince Andrew; In The News for June 9

Floyd mourned and U.S. not investigating Prince Andrew; In The News for June 9

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 9 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...

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.
Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

EDMONTON — Three northern Alberta First Nations are asking to appeal the province's suspension of environmental monitoring in the oilpatch because it "fails to come close" to being a reasonable decision.
Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid 'transparency'

Trudeau promises to push police body-cameras with premiers to aid 'transparency'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will push provincial premiers to equip police with body-worn cameras as a rapid, substantive solution to allegations of racism and brutality.

Court awards Saskatchewan man $6.7M 14 years after assault on camping trip

YORKTON, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man has been awarded more than $6.7 million in damages nearly 14 years after an assault during a camping trip left him with a life-changing brain injury.
Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

Two Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car

EDMONTON — Two RCMP officers have been charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta almost two years ago. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.
Anti-racism rally in COVID-19 era a balance of competing interests: Trudeau

Anti-racism rally in COVID-19 era a balance of competing interests: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday his decision to attend an anti-black racism rally even amid ongoing restrictions on gatherings related to COVID-19 was a matter of balancing important competing interests.
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 6:15 p.m. on June 8, 2020: There are 96,244 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Toronto police chief to resign: 'I look forward to being a full-time dad'

Toronto police chief to resign: 'I look forward to being a full-time dad'

TORONTO — Three days after kneeling publicly in solidarity with anti-racism protesters in downtown Toronto, the city's police chief announced his plans Monday to step down this summer.