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Confusion over mask advice and Leafs hit the ice; In The News for June 10

Confusion over mask advice and Leafs hit the ice; In The News for June 10

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 10 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Tess Richey's family sues killer, police over mental distress caused by her death

Tess Richey's family sues killer, police over mental distress caused by her death

TORONTO — Months after a Toronto man was convicted of sexually assaulting and killing Tess Richey, the young woman's family is suing him, police and others over the psychological devastation they suffered as a result of her death.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Small Alberta town in spotlight over planned Black Lives Matter event

Small Alberta town in spotlight over planned Black Lives Matter event

INNISFAIL, Alta. — The mayor and all but one councillor of a central Alberta town have voted to stand in solidarity with a Black Lives Matter event planned for Saturday after a deluge of bigoted online vitriol almost derailed the rally.
'Almost complete loss' of early salmon runs at Fraser River slide last year: DFO

'Almost complete loss' of early salmon runs at Fraser River slide last year: DFO

OTTAWA — Early runs of Stuart sockeye and chinook salmon were devastated last year because they couldn't make it past a massive landslide on British Columbia's Fraser River, government officials said Tuesday.
Liberals hunting for support for bill reforming COVID-19 benefits

Liberals hunting for support for bill reforming COVID-19 benefits

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals' push for changes to a key benefit for workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic hit political roadblocks as the New Democrats withdrew support for a draft bill that would fine or imprison people who made fraudulent clai
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:40 p.m. on June 9, 2020: There are 96,653 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Humpback whale that thrilled crowds in Montreal reported dead in St. Lawrence

Humpback whale that thrilled crowds in Montreal reported dead in St. Lawrence

MONTREAL — There was no fairytale ending for a wayward humpback whale that captivated crowds in the Montreal area in recent days, as a whale research group announced Tuesday that the animal was reported dead.
Divorce reforms delayed as experts brace for post-pandemic surge in divorces

Divorce reforms delayed as experts brace for post-pandemic surge in divorces

OTTAWA — The federal government has delayed implementing reforms to Canada's Divorce Act just as family law experts are bracing for a surge of women seeking divorces after being cooped up for months with abusive partners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alberta follows small step to reopen economy in May with big leap on Friday

Alberta follows small step to reopen economy in May with big leap on Friday

EDMONTON — After taking a small step toward reopening its economy last month, Alberta is embarking on a giant leap forward.