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Why the man at the centre of last year’s Canada-Philippines ‘trash’ crisis says Ottawa owes him an apology 3 June 2020, 11:00 am


Jim Makris claims he had the right permission to export recycling material to the Philippines in 2013.

New York protesters march through curfew; Trump turns up pressure on governors to quell violence 3 June 2020, 9:56 am


After weeks of calls for strict social distancing amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pulled down his blue Los Angeles Dodgers face mask, joined the crowd and took a knee.

Feds must do more to help LTC homes in next wave of COVID-19, OLTCA says; South Korea continues resurgence of coronavirus 3 June 2020, 9:24 am


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue Wednesday to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world's poorest countries.

In Donald Trump’s America, ‘fascism is having a moment’ 2 June 2020, 11:34 pm


Wary of the spectre of authoritarianism, demonstrators say the United States needs a change of leadership, and policies to end the racial injustice that has for too long plagued the country, Edward Keenan writes.

Regis Korchinski-Paquet’s death and anti-Black violence in policing 2 June 2020, 8:00 pm


Kanika Samuels-Wortley, assistant professor and criminologist at Carleton University and Wendy Gillis, Toronto Star’s crime reporter, are in conversation with Adrian Cheung, about the events leading to—and following—Korchinski-Paquet’s death, how systemic racism and anti-Black violence continues to play a huge role in Canada’s policing

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