Skip to content

National News

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 8 p.m. on June 15, 2020: There are 99,147 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
'Pandemic deficit:' Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall

'Pandemic deficit:' Saskatchewan says COVID-19 factor in $2.4B shortfall

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is predicting the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a deficit of $2.4 billion but says it won't cut programs and services.
'Damage is extraordinary:' Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

'Damage is extraordinary:' Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary wants disaster relief from other orders of government after a powerful hailstorm shredded vinyl siding and shattered windows in several neighbourhoods.
Family hopes for spy exchange after Paul Whelan convicted of espionage by Russia

Family hopes for spy exchange after Paul Whelan convicted of espionage by Russia

TORONTO — The family of a Canadian-American corporate security executive convicted of espionage by a Russian court say they are trying to bring him back home.
PM wants to move 'very quickly' on anti-racism initiatives, minister says

PM wants to move 'very quickly' on anti-racism initiatives, minister says

OTTAWA — Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos says the prime minister wants to move "very quickly" to dismantle barriers that contribute to systemic racism.
Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

Senator calls for RCMP boss to quit, saying she doesn't understand racism

OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki should resign or be removed to ensure the national police force can properly serve Indigenous communities, a Saskatchewan senator said Monday. Sen.
Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the excessive use of force, the head of the country's largest Indigenous organization said Monday.
Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked, Morneau says

Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked, Morneau says

OTTAWA — The federal government will look at how measures to revive the economy from its pandemic-induced freeze will impact women and men differently, Finance Minister Bill Morneau promises.
Concerns raised as people crowd rare white grizzly in Banff and Yoho parks

Concerns raised as people crowd rare white grizzly in Banff and Yoho parks

BANFF, Alta. — A wildlife photographer says he's worried about a rare white grizzly living in mountain parks in Alberta and British Columbia after watching people get too close to it and seeing it run across a highway.
With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

With spotlight on policing failures, how can the system better respond to mental-health crises?

TORONTO — When someone broke into her car earlier this month, Meenakshi Mannoe knew the potential consequences of calling police.