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COVID-19 increases risk for Canada's 'invisible' homeless women: study

COVID-19 increases risk for Canada's 'invisible' homeless women: study

OTTAWA — A new research project shows women experiencing homelessness in Canada are largely invisible and falling through major gaps in support systems — and into dangerous situations.
Senate regrets, will explore compensation, for employees harassed by ex-senator

Senate regrets, will explore compensation, for employees harassed by ex-senator

OTTAWA — Some staff working for then-senator Don Meredith suffered harassment, including sexually, and the Senate's administrative committee regrets that, it said Thursday.
It makes no sense for Mountie facing charges to be on the streets: criminologist

It makes no sense for Mountie facing charges to be on the streets: criminologist

A criminologist with Mount Royal University in Calgary is questioning why a Mountie facing criminal charges was working on the streets during the violent arrest of a prominent First Nations chief.
Privacy commissioners in B.C., Ontario order LifeLabs to improve security

Privacy commissioners in B.C., Ontario order LifeLabs to improve security

VICTORIA — One of Canada's largest medical services companies failed to put in place reasonable safeguards to protect the personal health information of millions of Canadians, say the privacy commissioners in B.C. and Ontario.
New trade deal raises duty-free limits for private couriers, not Canada Post

New trade deal raises duty-free limits for private couriers, not Canada Post

OTTAWA — Canadians who buy online from stores in the United States or Mexico will get a bit of reprieve from taxes and duties next week but only if their packages are delivered by a private courier.
Mother and three daughters laid to rest as charges brought in fatal crash

Mother and three daughters laid to rest as charges brought in fatal crash

A 20-year-old man was speeding when he crashed into and killed a mother and her three daughters, police alleged Thursday, just hours after the four family members were laid to rest. Peel Regional Police allege Brady Robertson of Caledon, Ont.
Mother of teen boy targeted in racist video files Quebec human rights complaint

Mother of teen boy targeted in racist video files Quebec human rights complaint

MONTREAL — The mother of a 15-year-old Montreal-area boy who was the target of a widely circulated racist video is filing a human rights complaint against the alleged perpetrators and asking that blackface be declared a hateful symbol, she announced
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.
Summer jobs for students and B.C.'s salmon cannon; In The News for June 25

Summer jobs for students and B.C.'s salmon cannon; In The News for June 25

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 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'First of its kind' Indigenous reconciliation position announced at B.C. university

'First of its kind' Indigenous reconciliation position announced at B.C. university

The new reconciliation librarian at the University of Victoria says he hopes his unique role will help Canadians better understand Indigenous culture and what they have faced through history.