Ottawa gives update on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call to action
News/Canada: Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino make an announcement regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call to waive administrative costs to allow Indigenous people to reclaim their names on government documents
New resources help Indigenous communities start process of searching for unmarked graves
News/Canada/Manitoba: A group of archaeologists and academics has created free online resources answering questions about how to start searching for unmarked graves and explaining the process and the complexities. They say it's a way of empowering First Nations communities.
How the Canadian economy can continue to benefit from U.S. battle with China
News/Business: While the U.S. Federal Reserve continues to pour on stimulus in the form of low interest rates, a new Senate bill focuses economic development spending on beating China at its own game. For Canada to take advantage of the coming technological renaissance, it may need a clearer industrial policy of its own.
Pride Toronto took $250K federal grant to mark controversial milestone, bolster ties with police
News/Canada/Toronto: Pride Toronto received a $250,000 federal grant to mark a contentious milestone in Canada's LGBTQ history with hopes of improving relations with police — even though most of its membership continued to oppose having uniformed officers march in the country's largest Pride parade, CBC News has learned.
Russia an 'acute threat,' Britain's top soldier says as NATO leaders convene
News/Politics: NATO leaders convened in Brussels to discuss reshaping the military alliance for the future at a time of increased saber-rattling with Russia. In an exclusive interview with CBC News, The head of Britain's military told CBC News in an exclusive interview that Moscow's recent actions mean it is now "an acute threat."
Man hires paralegal to handle his divorce — discovers he's still married
News/Canada/Edmonton: A man hires a paralegal to handle his divorce, only to discover his money and the paralegal were gone — and he's still married. It's a symptom of a bigger problem because, in many parts of the country, there's no way to tell if a paralegal has any training, expertise or insurance.
Vancouver's Stanley Cup riots, 10 years later
News/The National: Ten years after the streets of Vancouver were flooded with rioters after the Canucks lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final, Ian Hanomansing talks to the former police chief about that night and the role cellphones played. He also catches up with a couple who went viral after being photographed kissing on the ground.
Navy commander apologizes for golfing with former chief of defence staff under military police investigation
News/Canada: The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy has publicly apologized for golfing with former top soldier, retired general Jonathan Vance, who is under a military police investigation over allegations of inappropriate behaviour with female subordinates.
Man arrested in connection with shooting near Tobique Narrows, search continues for 2nd suspect
News/Canada/New Brunswick: A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting near Tobique Narrows, N.B., but police continue to search for another suspect. A 21-year-old was taken into custody Saturday.
Canada is slowly reopening, but is live theatre being left behind? 3 insiders weigh in
News/Entertainment: Provinces are rolling out step-by-step reopening plans. But as COVID-19 lingers, can live theatre in our country make the comeback that performers need and audiences want? Three performing arts insiders share their views.