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Commons rule on MP arrests not followed, Trudeau says over charges against MP

Commons rule on MP arrests not followed, Trudeau says over charges against MP

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a rule in the House of Commons that the Speaker must be informed when a member of Parliament is arrested is not being followed and should be addressed.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:32 p.m. on June 19, 2020: There are 100,627 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Via Rail to require passengers to wear face masks as of Tuesday

Via Rail to require passengers to wear face masks as of Tuesday

MONTREAL — Via Rail says passengers will be required to wear masks as of Tuesday to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 when physical distancing can't be maintained.
Charlottetown statue of Sir John A. Macdonald covered in red paint

Charlottetown statue of Sir John A. Macdonald covered in red paint

CHARLOTTETOWN — A statue of Sir John A.

Different provinces' plans for reopening schools

A look at plans for reopening schools across the country. British Columbia Schools in B.C. reopened part-time on June 1. Kindergarten to Grade 5 students can attend school part-time.
China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is using public and private measures to secure the release of two Canadians detained in China for 18 months, who on Friday were formally charged with espionage in the politically charged case
Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but will be tougher by 2030

Feds relaxing new fuel standards in short term, but will be tougher by 2030

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is scaling back the government's planned Clean Fuel Standard in the short term to give the fossil fuel industry a bit more time to recover from the pandemic-induced economic collapse.
Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

WINNIPEG — Leadership at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg is apologizing for censoring displays about LGBTQ history at the request of some school groups.
Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

TULSA, Okla. — Black Americans gathered Friday to mark the anniversary of an emancipation that came two and a half years late — liberty that many say feels like it never came at all.
Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is sharply rebuking those who believe the best way for Alberta to get a better deal out of Confederation is to threaten to quit it.