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These Canadian species are found nowhere else on Earth What species are more Canadian than moose or beavers? We now have an answer. A new report has catalogued 308 species, sub-species and varieties of plants and animals found in Canada and nowhere else on Earth.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Black entrepreneurs want Canadian firms to 'put their money where their mouth is'to fight racism Black entrepreneurs say they hope Canadian companies speaking out against racism are sincere about making change and will commit to sustained action.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trudeau government to spend more than $88M on COVID-19 ads Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is planning to spend more than $88 million to get its message out about COVID-19, CBC News has learned. But critics say the money should go to Canadians, not ads.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Virtual citizenship ceremonies coming for new Canadians whose dreams were crushed by COVID-19 Citizenship tests and ceremonies have been cancelled for more than two months due to the global pandemic, but newcomers could soon become officially Canadian through a virtual event.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Public transit's rough ride during the pandemic will reshape communities We're likely at the crossroads of a major restructuring of cities, towns and transportation networks, writes Adam Giambrone.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China easing airline access amid conflict with Washington Chinese regulators said Thursday more foreign airlines will be allowed to fly to China as anti-coronavirus controls ease but it was unclear whether the change will defuse a fresh conflict with the Trump administration over air travel.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 07:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tiananmen Square anniversary marked by crackdown, Hong Kong vigil ban China tightened controls over dissidents while pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and elsewhere sought ways to mark the 31st anniversary Thursday of the crushing of the pro-democracy movement centred on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's former defence secretary issues strong rebuke of president, use of military against protests Former U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump's heavy-handed use of military force to quell protests near the White House.
CBC.ca | Jun 4, 2020 02:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Figure skater Asher Hill sees hypocrisy in recent flurry of racial equality statements Asher Hill watched on his TV as American cities burned and on his phone as social media platforms lit up with sports teams, athletes and Canadian national sport organizations racing to condemn racism. He was outraged, devastated and had had enough.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Barack Obama urges young Americans to push for change in wake of George Floyd's death Young people in the United States must capitalize on the momentum they have createdthrough protests in the wake of George Floyd's death before the attention moves away, former president Barack Obama said in a virtual town hall Wednesday.
CBC.ca | Jun 3, 2020 7:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend