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Mississauga mayor calls for police reform after fatal officer-involved shooting

Mississauga mayor calls for police reform after fatal officer-involved shooting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The mayor of Mississauga, Ont., has called for police reform following the death of a 62-year-old man with schizophrenia who was shot by police. Bonnie Crombie says now is the time to explore changes to better serve the community.

Court approves new hearing schedule for Meng, case adjourned until Aug. 17

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court has approved a schedule for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition case that would see hearings run into next year.

Police watchdog wants Supreme Court to rule on limits of oversight powers

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog is asking Canada's top court to decide whether the agency has the power to take a second look at its own decision to refer a complaint to a disciplinary hearing.
Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

MONTREAL — The federal government is announcing a $46-million aid package for the tourism industries of Quebec and Atlantic Canada, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two-thirds favour keeping two-metres physical distance: Leger poll

Two-thirds favour keeping two-metres physical distance: Leger poll

OTTAWA — Two-thirds of Canadians don't want to relax physical distancing rules imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, a new poll suggests.
Feds plan to run open competitions for some COVID-19 medical supplies: Anand

Feds plan to run open competitions for some COVID-19 medical supplies: Anand

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals say the government will go back to using competitive bid processes to get protective equipment needed across the country due to COVID-19.
Margaret Wente resigns contentious Toronto college appointment after uproar

Margaret Wente resigns contentious Toronto college appointment after uproar

TORONTO — Former Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente has resigned a contentious appointment with a Toronto college after facing fierce opposition from students and staff.
A study on racism in policing and the Alaska loophole; In The News for June 23

A study on racism in policing and the Alaska loophole; In The News for June 23

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Traditional July 1 Order of Canada list cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Traditional July 1 Order of Canada list cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic has put the kibosh on the annual Canada Day celebration of recipients of the country's second highest award. Governor General Julie Payette would normally announce a list of new Order of Canada nominees on July 1.
Senate committee says Beyak has learned, recommends suspension be rescinded

Senate committee says Beyak has learned, recommends suspension be rescinded

OTTAWA — The Senate's ethics committee is recommending that Sen. Lynn Beyak's suspension from the upper house be lifted now that she has taken anti-racism training and apologized for posting derogatory letters about Indigenous Peoples on her website.