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Canada, U.K., U.S. denounce Russian hackers for targeting COVID-19 vaccine data

Canada, U.K., U.S. denounce Russian hackers for targeting COVID-19 vaccine data

OTTAWA — Canada, Britain and the United States denounced Russian hackers on Thursday for trying to steal research on COVID-19 vaccines from organizations in all three countries and around the world.
Quebec firm made illegal donations to Liberals, Tories over seven years

Quebec firm made illegal donations to Liberals, Tories over seven years

OTTAWA — Canada's elections watchdog says a Quebec engineering firm illegally donated more than $46,000 to federal political entities over a period of seven years. The firm, now known as Norda Stelo Inc.
Feds, provinces reach deal on funding for reopening, Trudeau announces

Feds, provinces reach deal on funding for reopening, Trudeau announces

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have reached a deal on billions of dollars in transfers to continue reopening economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.
Hospitality workers fearing long-term unemployment seek government action

Hospitality workers fearing long-term unemployment seek government action

VANCOUVER — The union representing hospitality workers across the country says it fears staff laid off because of COVID-19 may not have a job when the pandemic is over.

Peel officer charged criminally for shooting woman; has quit service

TORONTO — A police officer who shot and wounded a Black woman after a domestic call on Mother's Day in Mississauga, Ont., was charged on Thursday with criminal negligence and other offences.

Quebec man died after car hit 'giant' pothole on highway: coroner

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner is questioning why the Transport Department failed to maintain a stretch of highway northeast of Montreal where a man died last year after his car hit a seven-metre-long pothole.
Canada, U.S. confirm extension of mutual travel ban into late August

Canada, U.S. confirm extension of mutual travel ban into late August

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says Canada and the United States have agreed to extend their mutual ban on non-essential travel between the two countries until Aug. 20.

PBO flags high borrowing, 'unusual' losses at Crown corporations in report

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says parliamentarians should probe details about steep losses at Crown corporations and increased borrowing the Liberals outlined in their recent fiscal snapshot.
Resist comparing Canada, U.S. on Indigenous rights, say experts, activists

Resist comparing Canada, U.S. on Indigenous rights, say experts, activists

WASHINGTON — One of the oldest professional football teams in the United States is finally confronting a franchise identity after decades of criticism that it's racist — but experts say that's no reason for Canada to be smug about its own troubled hi
Manitoba judge points to systemic issues in Indigenous woman's killing

Manitoba judge points to systemic issues in Indigenous woman's killing

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge sentencing a young man for beating his own mother to death has denounced systemic issues the judge says leave Indigenous people at risk. "The ruin of the First Nations and peoples of Canada is not just statistics.