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    Scrabble players look to ban racist, homophobic slurs in game

    Scrabble players look to ban racist, homophobic slurs in game

    The world of tournament Scrabble is split over whether to remove racial and anti-LGBT+ slurs from official dictionaries, as governing bodies debate the rules in...
    Anti-racism hearing at Calgary City Hall to go into third day

    Anti-racism hearing at Calgary City Hall to go into third day

    The marathon meeting of a Calgary city council committee on systemic racism continues to hear from Calgarians and their experiences.After 36 people made presentations...
    ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ stars respond to Confederate flag outcry: ‘The car is innocent’

    ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ stars respond to Confederate flag outcry: ‘The car is innocent’

    For more than four decades now, action-comedy series The Dukes of Hazzard has advertised the Confederate flag to retinas of TV-lovers across the world....
    Violence rises in U.S. cities amid coronavirus, anti-racism protests, unemployment

    Violence rises in U.S. cities amid coronavirus, anti-racism protests, unemployment

    Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the nation are facing yet another...
    Calgary city council committee to hold public hearing on systemic racism

    Calgary city council committee to hold public hearing on systemic racism

    A Calgary city council committee is holding a public hearing Tuesday to give people the opportunity to speak about systemic racism.The meeting comes as...
    Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests in Australia

    Thousands attend Black Lives Matter protests in Australia

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    Montreal’s West Island communities rally against racism, police brutality

    Montreal’s West Island communities rally against racism, police brutality

    Hundreds of people gathered at Pierrefonds Community High School on Saturday for a peaceful rally against racism and discrimination.The Montreal Youth Stars Foundation organized...
    Trump says protesters want to ‘defame’ heroes, ‘wipe out’ history

    Trump says protesters want to ‘defame’ heroes, ‘wipe out’ history

    At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four...
    Saskatchewan Party MLA declares ‘all lives matter’ in legislature

    Saskatchewan Party MLA declares ‘all lives matter’ in legislature

    A Saskatchewan Party MLA is doubling down on a controversial comment he made inside the house on Friday.Greg Brkich, who represents Arm River, stated...
    Patrick Watson says Indigenous land claim pulled from his Canada Day performance

    Patrick Watson says Indigenous land claim pulled from his Canada Day performance

    Canadian singer-songwriter Patrick Watson says Heritage Canada edited out a land acknowledgment he made to Indigenous peoples before his Montreal Canada Day performance.Watson posted...

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    Health officials probing house parties in wake of Kelowna COVID-19 exposure warning

    Health officials probing house parties in wake of Kelowna COVID-19 exposure warning

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    Interior Health says it is investigating “a couple of house parties” following Friday’s health warning of possible coronavirus exposure.Issued Friday afternoon, the advisory said...
    Coronavirus: Trump wears face mask for first time during a public appearance

    Coronavirus: Trump wears face mask for first time during a public appearance

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    WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has...
    Lethbridge pharmacy announces asymptomatic COVID-19 testing despite province keeping quiet

    Lethbridge pharmacy announces asymptomatic COVID-19 testing despite province keeping quiet

    One of four Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy locations in Lethbridge, Alta., has been selected to provide asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, according to its owner.The province announced...