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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Senate committee says Beyak has learned, recommends suspension be rescinded

Senate committee says Beyak has learned, recommends suspension be rescinded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.
'This system is not meant to be there for us,' says family of man killed by police

'This system is not meant to be there for us,' says family of man killed by police

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Hundreds of people marched through the streets of Mississauga, Ont., on Monday to protest the police shooting of a 62-year-old man suffering from mental illness.

Hope that rain will help quell Quebec's out-of-control Lac-St-Jean forest fire

QUEBEC — A major forest fire north of Lac-St-Jean remained out of control Monday, but authorities said they are hopeful that rain forecast for later this week will help firefighters battling the blaze.
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 6:34 p.m. ET on June 22, 2020: There are 101,637 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Trudeau says China made 'obvious link' between Meng and two Michaels

Trudeau says China made 'obvious link' between Meng and two Michaels

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Chinese officials made clear in the days following the arrests of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor that their imprisonments were linked with Canada's having detained high-tech scion Meng Wanzhou days earli
Quebec premier replaces health minister, makes other major cabinet changes

Quebec premier replaces health minister, makes other major cabinet changes

Quebec Premier Francois Legault made major changes to his cabinet Monday, including replacing the province's health minister in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saskatchewan government says RCMP declining to participate in Clare's Law

Saskatchewan government says RCMP declining to participate in Clare's Law

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says it's disappointed the RCMP has declined to participate in a new measure aimed at preventing people from becoming victims of domestic violence.
U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

BANFF, Alta. — American visitors attempting to use a loophole allowing them to travel through Canada on the way to Alaska ran into the long arm of the law in Banff National Park last week.