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Provinces consider COVID-19 vaccine incentives to reach people not getting shots

Provinces consider COVID-19 vaccine incentives to reach people not getting shots

Some leaders are mulling incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of hard-to-reach populations as infection rates slowly decline in most of the country as more people are inoculated.
Jewish groups decry mock 'eviction notice' sent to residents in Canadian cities

Jewish groups decry mock 'eviction notice' sent to residents in Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Jewish advocacy groups are condemning a mock "eviction notice" dropped into mailboxes across Canada as part of a campaign to draw attention to the planned removal of Palestinians from a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, June 3, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:55 p.m. Alberta health officials are reporting 296 new cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths.
Canada, allies file notice of claim against Iran for downing flight PS752

Canada, allies file notice of claim against Iran for downing flight PS752

OTTAWA — Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom have delivered a notice of claim against Iran over its downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, the four countries said Thursday.
Identifying children's remains at B.C. residential school stalled by lack of records

Identifying children's remains at B.C. residential school stalled by lack of records

VANCOUVER — A lack of access to records and first-hand data would hinder the ability to identify the remains of 215 children found at a former residential school in Kamloops, says the director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Cen
Singh demands Trudeau drop legal battle against First Nations children, survivors

Singh demands Trudeau drop legal battle against First Nations children, survivors

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is making a renewed push for the federal government to take concrete steps toward reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, calling on Ottawa to drop a pair of Federal Court appeals he says represent a "belligerent" ap
New Brunswick ramps up efforts to solve mystery behind unknown brain disease

New Brunswick ramps up efforts to solve mystery behind unknown brain disease

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is redoubling its efforts to find the cause of a baffling neurological disease that has killed six and infected 48 others, announcing Thursday that an expert committee will lead the ongoing investigation.

Ontario judge made mistakes but can keep job, judicial council decides

TORONTO — A judge accused of lying about his activities with a Black activist group made mistakes but should face no sanction, the Ontario Judicial Council has concluded.
What people are saying about the MMIWG national action plan

What people are saying about the MMIWG national action plan

A national action plan to implement the calls to justice of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was released on Thursday.
Federal government hiking fines for hotel quarantine violators

Federal government hiking fines for hotel quarantine violators

OTTAWA — The federal government is increasing the fine for air travellers who refuse to quarantine in a designated hotel for three days after arriving in Canada.