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Feds sign $105-million deal with Bombardier for two new Challenger jets

Feds sign $105-million deal with Bombardier for two new Challenger jets

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has inked a sole-source deal with Quebec aerospace firm Bombardier to purchase two new Challenger jets to replace half the Canadian Armed Forces' existing executive aircraft fleet.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on June 9 will grow to approximately $25 million. The Canadian Press
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 have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Indigenous families say their loved ones' deaths in custody are part of pattern

Indigenous families say their loved ones' deaths in custody are part of pattern

VANCOUVER — One of Chantel Moore's grandmothers says her granddaughter's shooting death in New Brunswick isn't the first time she has lost a family member to police violence.
'It’s brewing': Inmates, guards worry about violence after COVID-19 lockdown

'It’s brewing': Inmates, guards worry about violence after COVID-19 lockdown

VANCOUVER — Jennifer Larue just wants her husband to be able to hold their baby.
Minister says reckoning on police violence against Indigenous people needed

Minister says reckoning on police violence against Indigenous people needed

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Canada needs a reckoning over a repeated and disgusting pattern of police violence against Indigenous people.
Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill

By the time Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived, streams of people clutching signs had made their way on to Parliament Hill and through surrounding streets Friday to protest black lives lost to police.
Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

Black Canadians say racism here is just as harmful as in the United States

MONTREAL — The death of George Floyd in Minnesota following a police intervention has spurred massive protests in both Canada and the United States and societal soul-searching on the need to fight racism on both sides of the border.
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 4:40 p.m. on June 5, 2020: There are 94,335 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Implementation of Divorce Act reforms delayed eight months by pandemic

Implementation of Divorce Act reforms delayed eight months by pandemic

OTTAWA — Highly anticipated reforms to Canadian divorce law have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reforms were to have gone into effect on July 1 but Justice Minister David Lametti says that has been pushed back to March 1, 2021.