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Mask mandates raise accessibility concerns

Mask mandates raise accessibility concerns

Experts and advocates say mandatory mask policies will only work if they're backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable populations.

Mask mandates raise accessibility concerns

July added to COVID-19 rent-relief program

July added to COVID-19 rent-relief program

Federal and provincial governments have agreed to extend a commercial rent relief program to help cover July costs for eligible small businesses, with a few changes.

July added to COVID-19 rent-relief program

No consistent evidence cameras reduce police violence

No consistent evidence cameras reduce police violence

A Calgary police officer loudly tells an Indigenous man to put his hands on the roof of his car and, within seconds, the situation escalates to yelling. Body-worn camera video from the officer's chest then shows the man's head pushed into his vehicle.

No consistent evidence cameras reduce police violence

Armed man arrested at Rideau Hall: RCMP

Armed man arrested at Rideau Hall: RCMP

An armed man has been arrested on the grounds of Rideau Hall, where Gov. Gen. Julie Payette and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau live. The RCMP announced the arrest hours after a large number of police officers descended on the sprawling estate Thursday morning.

Armed man arrested at Rideau Hall: RCMP

WE leader backtracks on student-aid comments

WE leader backtracks on student-aid comments

One of the co-founders of WE Charity says he "misspoke" when he told youth leaders that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's staff reached out in April to see if the organization would administer what became a $900-million federal student-aid program.

WE leader backtracks on student-aid comments

B.C. to allow visits at long-term care homes

B.C. to allow visits at long-term care homes

Residents at long-term care facilities in British Columbia are now able to have in-person visits after months of being limited to virtual meetings or phone calls because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

B.C. to allow visits at long-term care homes