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'It's a bit weird': She's French, but Quebec denies residency over language

A graduate student from France says it’s a 'bit weird' she was denied permanent residency in Quebec after the province said she was unable to demonstrate adequate proficiency in the French language.

Ontario mother hopes inquest into son’s death at school for the blind finally provides answers

An Ontario mother says she is hoping a now-approved inquest by the coroner's office will provide answers into the mysterious death of her teenage son at a provincially-run school for the blind more than two years ago.
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Ontario mother hopes inquest into son’s death at school for the blind finally provides answers

An Ontario mother says she is hoping a now-approved inquest by the coroner's office will provide answers into the mysterious death of her teenage son at a provincially-run school for the blind more than two years ago.

'There's a lot I want to say': Toronto police chief reveals new details in death of woman who fell from balcony

Toronto's police chief said there is “a whole lot” he wants to say about the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, who fell from a 24th-floor balcony Wednesday evening, but that he can't now that the province’s police watchdog has been called in to investig
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'There's a lot I want to say': Toronto police chief reveals new details in death of woman who fell from balcony

Toronto's police chief said there is “a whole lot” he wants to say about the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, who fell from a 24th-floor balcony Wednesday evening, but that he can't now that the province’s police watchdog has been called in to investigate.

Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, minister says

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, minister says

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alberta to distribute 20 million face masks at A&W, McDonald's and Tim Hortons drive-thrus

The Province of Alberta will begin distributing non-medical face masks at A&W, McDonald's and Tim Hortons drive-thrus across the province in early June, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced Friday.
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Alberta to distribute 20 million face masks at A&W, McDonald's and Tim Hortons drive-thrus

The Province of Alberta will begin distributing non-medical face masks at A&W, McDonald's and Tim Hortons drive-thrus across the province in early June, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced Friday.

Ontario records another day with more than 300 new COVID-19 cases

For a second straight day, Ontario has recorded more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 after reporting a dip in patients earlier this week.
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Ontario records another day with more than 300 new COVID-19 cases

For a second straight day, Ontario has recorded more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 after reporting a dip in patients earlier this week.

Ottawa looking at how to reunite families separated by border closure, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking at how to reunite some families separated by the temporary COVID-19 measures at the Canada-U.S. border. The proposal has some premiers concerned.
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Ottawa looking at how to reunite families separated by border closure, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking at how to reunite some families separated by the temporary COVID-19 measures at the Canada-U.S. border. The proposal has some premiers concerned.

Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Another $650M in COVID-19 aid bound for Indigenous communities, Miller says

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the federal government will spend another $650 million to help Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Don Martin: China dials the wrong number in calling for Meng's immediate release

'The time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s years-long footdrag is over,' writes Don Martin in his weekly column for CTVNews.ca. 'Ban. Huawei. Now.'
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Don Martin: China dials the wrong number in calling for Meng's immediate release

'The time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s years-long footdrag is over,' writes Don Martin in his weekly column for CTVNews.ca. 'Ban. Huawei. Now.'

What the COVID-19 employment crisis tells us about the future of work

The job losses associated with the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need for Canada to prepare for unexpected shocks to the labour market and develop a workforce with skills that will be prized across a range of industries, futurists and economists say.
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What the COVID-19 employment crisis tells us about the future of work

The job losses associated with the COVID-19 crisis highlight the need for Canada to prepare for unexpected shocks to the labour market and develop a workforce with skills that will be prized across a range of industries, futurists and economists say.

A booming niche industry goes bust, quietly taking millions in public money with it

Mink farms that supply furs to the overseas luxury fashion market have been pummeled by bad prices. But upwards of $100 million in provincial and federal bailouts haven't saved the sector.
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A booming niche industry goes bust, quietly taking millions in public money with it

Mink farms that supply furs to the overseas luxury fashion market have been pummeled by bad prices. But upwards of $100 million in provincial and federal bailouts haven't saved the sector.

Feds provide more funds to help remote Indigenous communities cope with pandemic

The federal government is to spend millions more to help remote and rural Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 crisis.
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Feds provide more funds to help remote Indigenous communities cope with pandemic

The federal government is to spend millions more to help remote and rural Indigenous communities cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

Tip 9 years ago warned that N.S gunman wanted 'to kill a cop'

Police agencies across Nova Scotia were warned in May 2011 that a denturist named Gabriel Wortman had a stash of guns and said he wanted “to kill a cop,” according to records newly obtained by CBC News.
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Tip 9 years ago warned that N.S gunman wanted 'to kill a cop'

Police agencies across Nova Scotia were warned in May 2011 that a denturist named Gabriel Wortman had a stash of guns and said he wanted “to kill a cop,” according to records newly obtained by CBC News.

Why the PM's daily briefings have worked — and why we might see fewer of them soon

Millions of Canadians have made the prime minister's press conferences part of their daily routines during the pandemic. But will their benefits be outweighed by their political risks?
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Why the PM's daily briefings have worked — and why we might see fewer of them soon

Millions of Canadians have made the prime minister's press conferences part of their daily routines during the pandemic. But will their benefits be outweighed by their political risks?

Supporters say space spending is justified despite the pandemic: Don Pittis

As we wait for SpaceX's launch on Saturday, supporters say public fascination with the first private-sector human space voyage is only one sign of the importance of “NewSpace," the emerging commercial spaceflight industry.
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Supporters say space spending is justified despite the pandemic: Don Pittis

As we wait for SpaceX's launch on Saturday, supporters say public fascination with the first private-sector human space voyage is only one sign of the importance of “NewSpace," the emerging commercial spaceflight industry.

Weeds get a bad rap, but many are crucial to the ecosystem

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the benefits of weeds, the benefits of 'forest bathing' and whether the current drop in carbon emissions is likely to last.
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Weeds get a bad rap, but many are crucial to the ecosystem

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the benefits of weeds, the benefits of 'forest bathing' and whether the current drop in carbon emissions is likely to last.

MacKay, O'Toole pitch pandemic recovery plans heavy on tax incentives, fiscal prudence

The two leading contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party have released economic plans they say would jump-start an economy crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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MacKay, O'Toole pitch pandemic recovery plans heavy on tax incentives, fiscal prudence

The two leading contenders to replace Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party have released economic plans they say would jump-start an economy crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some migrants now tracked with ankle bracelets as pandemic 'temporary measure'

Migrants held in detention facilities in Quebec and Ontario have been increasingly given the option to leave custody during the COVID-19 pandemic—if they agree to wear electronic ankle monitors. Critics say this is unnecessary and will be a slippery slope.
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Some migrants now tracked with ankle bracelets as pandemic 'temporary measure'

Migrants held in detention facilities in Quebec and Ontario have been increasingly given the option to leave custody during the COVID-19 pandemic—if they agree to wear electronic ankle monitors. Critics say this is unnecessary and will be a slippery slope.

'Everyone thought tuition was going to go down': Tuition hike amid pandemic frustrates Dalhousie students

The fall academic semester is going to look a lot different for students at Halifax’s Dalhousie University this year. Not only will they be learning online, but they’ll be paying more for it, too.
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'Everyone thought tuition was going to go down': Tuition hike amid pandemic frustrates Dalhousie students

The fall academic semester is going to look a lot different for students at Halifax’s Dalhousie University this year. Not only will they be learning online, but they’ll be paying more for it, too.

Only 4 in 10 Canadians can feasibly perform their job from home, StatCan says

New data released by Statistics Canada reveals that only four in 10 Canadians hold jobs that can be reasonably performed remotely, as the pandemic continues to shutter many Canadians indoors.
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Only 4 in 10 Canadians can feasibly perform their job from home, StatCan says

New data released by Statistics Canada reveals that only four in 10 Canadians hold jobs that can be reasonably performed remotely, as the pandemic continues to shutter many Canadians indoors.

Ransacking of Montreal-area synagogue 'one of the worst such incidents in years': B'Nai Brith

The organization says a congregant at a small home-based synagogue in Cote-St-Luc, an on-island Montreal suburb with a large Jewish population, discovered the synagogue had been ransacked Wednesday while visiting to pick up ritual items for a burial.
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Ransacking of Montreal-area synagogue 'one of the worst such incidents in years': B'Nai Brith

The organization says a congregant at a small home-based synagogue in Cote-St-Luc, an on-island Montreal suburb with a large Jewish population, discovered the synagogue had been ransacked Wednesday while visiting to pick up ritual items for a burial.

Six-year-old boy 'in line of gunfire' as Toronto rapper Houdini killed on downtown sidewalk

A six-year-old boy and his mother were «exactly in the line of gunfire» as Toronto rapper Houdini was shot to death during an «active gunfight» on a downtown sidewalk in broad daylight.
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Six-year-old boy 'in line of gunfire' as Toronto rapper Houdini killed on downtown sidewalk

A six-year-old boy and his mother were «exactly in the line of gunfire» as Toronto rapper Houdini was shot to death during an «active gunfight» on a downtown sidewalk in broad daylight.

Ontario reports spike in new COVID-19 patients after two days of fewer than 300 cases

Ontario has reported a jump in new COVID-19 cases following two days in which the number of daily patients was below 300.
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Ontario reports spike in new COVID-19 patients after two days of fewer than 300 cases

Ontario has reported a jump in new COVID-19 cases following two days in which the number of daily patients was below 300.

Canadian military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

The Canadian Armed Forces says it has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in the Mediterranean.
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Canadian military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

The Canadian Armed Forces says it has located the remains of some of the military members who died last month when the helicopter they were in crashed in the Mediterranean.

Canadian-led study will look at how people with autism might end up in online hate groups

An international research team is investigating why people with autism might be more likely to be radicalized by online hate groups.
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Canadian-led study will look at how people with autism might end up in online hate groups

An international research team is investigating why people with autism might be more likely to be radicalized by online hate groups.

Should I hold my breath when people get too close? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Netw
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Should I hold my breath when people get too close? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network.

Nurse left homeless by COVID-19 anxiety now working the front lines of the pandemic

Left temporarily homeless by pandemic panic, an Ottawa-area nurse has taken a job 400 kilometres out of town in a long-term care facility battling a COVID-19 outbreak.
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Nurse left homeless by COVID-19 anxiety now working the front lines of the pandemic

Left temporarily homeless by pandemic panic, an Ottawa-area nurse has taken a job 400 kilometres out of town in a long-term care facility battling a COVID-19 outbreak.

Leaving out long-term care was medicare's original sin — and we're paying for it now

We should be appalled by the reports coming from the Canadian Forces about the wretched conditions in some long-term care homes — appalled, but not surprised.
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Leaving out long-term care was medicare's original sin — and we're paying for it now

We should be appalled by the reports coming from the Canadian Forces about the wretched conditions in some long-term care homes — appalled, but not surprised.

After her toaster oven caught fire, Ontario woman was told by Whirlpool to take it up with a company in China

The toaster oven had the KitchenAid name on it, but when it burst into flames causing hundreds of dollars in damage to an Ontario women's home, the appliance maker told her she'd have to go after a third-party company she'd never heard of — in China — fo
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After her toaster oven caught fire, Ontario woman was told by Whirlpool to take it up with a company in China

The toaster oven had the KitchenAid name on it, but when it burst into flames causing hundreds of dollars in damage to an Ontario women's home, the appliance maker told her she'd have to go after a third-party company she'd never heard of — in China — for compensation.

Ontario needs to be more transparent with COVID-19 data, critics say

Three months into the COVID-19 crisis, one of Canada's hardest-hit provinces is still unable to share some basic details about the spread of the disease.
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Ontario needs to be more transparent with COVID-19 data, critics say

Three months into the COVID-19 crisis, one of Canada's hardest-hit provinces is still unable to share some basic details about the spread of the disease.

Trudeau co-hosts UN summit to develop global pandemic recovery plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Trudeau co-hosts UN summit to develop global pandemic recovery plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feds offer of help on sick leave, long-term care gets mixed provincial reaction

The Team Canada spirit that has prevailed among first ministers during the COVID-19 crisis will be put to the test today as Justin Trudeau broaches with premiers two topics that fall squarely within provincial jurisdiction: the operation of long-term care hom
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Feds offer of help on sick leave, long-term care gets mixed provincial reaction

The Team Canada spirit that has prevailed among first ministers during the COVID-19 crisis will be put to the test today as Justin Trudeau broaches with premiers two topics that fall squarely within provincial jurisdiction: the operation of long-term care homes and paid sick leave for workers.

Why the military was the right tool to rip the lid off Canada's long-term care crisis

An outside-of-the-box use of the Canadian military has helped focus the attention of political leaders on a long-standing crisis in the care of the elderly.
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Why the military was the right tool to rip the lid off Canada's long-term care crisis

An outside-of-the-box use of the Canadian military has helped focus the attention of political leaders on a long-standing crisis in the care of the elderly.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou loses key court battle as B.C. judge rules extradition bid should proceed

After four months of deliberation, B.C. Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes has delivered her ruling on whether the offence of which Meng Wenzhou is accused would be considered a crime in Canada.
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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou loses key court battle as B.C. judge rules extradition bid should proceed

After four months of deliberation, B.C. Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes has delivered her ruling on whether the offence of which Meng Wenzhou is accused would be considered a crime in Canada.

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