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 Sept. 1,424 more words
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OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is in Toronto today, hoping to take back control of his re-election campaign after spending yesterday apologizing for donning blackface when he was younger. 181 more words
OTTAWA — Britain’s envoy to Canada says her government wants to avoid a no-deal Brexit departure from the European Union, and its presentation of documents to Brussels on Thursday was a step towards a last-ditch agreement. 719 more words
MONTREAL — Canada Post is set to honour the late singer Leonard Cohen with a new set of stamps to be revealed today.
The three-stamp set — distinct designs celebrating the life and work of the beloved Montreal-born artist — will be unveiled at an event at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts this afternoon. 204 more words
VAUGHAN, Ont. — Ontario’s Human Rights Commission plans to unveil a new policy to tackle racial profiling in law enforcement.
The commission says it also plans to announce recommendations to help address the issue. 92 more words
SURREY, B.C. — A man who was photographed with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in brownface said he doesn’t view the costume he was wearing at a theme party in 2001 as racist. 371 more words
NANAIMO, B.C. — A nest of invasive Asian giant hornets has been discovered and destroyed in a park south of Nanaimo, B.C.
The provincial government says its experts and a group of local beekeepers successfully eradicated the nest using carbon dioxide and removed all the hornets and the queen. 138 more words