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Queen's U staff, associates accused of falsely claiming Indigenous identity

Queen's U staff, associates accused of falsely claiming Indigenous identity

Queen's University has become embroiled in an increasingly public dispute over whether some of its faculty and other associates are falsely holding themselves out to be Indigenous, thereby harming the cause of First Nations people.
Quebec invests nearly $100 million to combat sexual exploitation of minors

Quebec invests nearly $100 million to combat sexual exploitation of minors

MONTREAL — Quebec is investing nearly $100 million over five years to fight the sexual exploitation of minors. Public Security Minister Geneviève Guilbault told reporters today $79.
Ethics commissioner finds former Liberal MP violated conflict of interest code

Ethics commissioner finds former Liberal MP violated conflict of interest code

OTTAWA — Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion says former Liberal MP Yasmin Ratansi violated Parliament's conflict of interest code when she hired her sister in her constituency office.
Trudeau says no 'silver bullet' to vaccinate world amid debate on patent rules

Trudeau says no 'silver bullet' to vaccinate world amid debate on patent rules

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent his last day in Europe on Tuesday thanking leaders and local workers for getting COVID-19 vaccines to Canada, saying there is no "silver bullet" that results in shots being available around the world.
Violent extremists driven by ideology turning to virtual currencies: federal centre

Violent extremists driven by ideology turning to virtual currencies: federal centre

OTTAWA — The federal financial intelligence centre warns that violent extremists driven by causes including racial hatred are increasingly turning to virtual currencies for fundraising.

Canada in WTO talks on possibly waiving vaccine patents

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there is no single "silver bullet" to suddenly result in vaccines being available around the world.
Extremists turn to virtual currencies, NATO in space : In The News for June 15

Extremists turn to virtual currencies, NATO in space : In The News for June 15

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 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday June 15, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 446,458 new vaccinations administered for a total of 29,454,614 doses given.

Legacy project to mark tenth anniversary of NDP leader Jack Layton's death

OTTAWA — Family and friends of Jack Layton are launching the "Layton Legacy" project to mark the federal NDP leader's untimely death 10 years ago.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday June 15, 2021. There are 1,403,285 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,403,285 confirmed cases (15,954 active, 1,361,387 resolved, 25,944 deaths).