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In the news today, June 14

In the news today, June 14

Five stories in the news for Friday, June 14 ——— RAPTORS WIN FIRST NBA TITLE IN FRANCHISE HISTORY The Toronto Raptors, a team whose magical playoff run sparked civic pride and raucous enthusiasm across Canada, sent fans into fits of unbridled joy Thu
St. John's celebrates 100-year anniversary of first non-stop transatlantic flight

St. John's celebrates 100-year anniversary of first non-stop transatlantic flight

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The city of St.
Hussen names 11 communities for rural immigration experiment

Hussen names 11 communities for rural immigration experiment

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says 11 communities the federal government is choosing for a new rural immigration program will gain new workers and citizens that are badly needed to boost dwindling economies.
Victoria council to fund Remembrance Day ceremony; offers apologies to veterans

Victoria council to fund Remembrance Day ceremony; offers apologies to veterans

Victoria council dropped its plan Thursday to seek federal funds to cover Remembrance Day ceremony costs, deciding apologies to veterans and those currently serving in Canada's Armed Forces were in order.
Fans delirious as Raptors best Warriors to win NBA championship

Fans delirious as Raptors best Warriors to win NBA championship

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors, a team whose magical playoff run sparked civic pride and raucous enthusiasm across Canada, sent fans into fits of unbridled joy on Thursday as they beat the reigning champ Golden State Warriors in a see-saw thriller to
The latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals

The latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals

1:35 a.m. Celebrations continue in Toronto following the Raptors' historic win in the NBA Finals. While most of the festivities have been peaceful, two police cruisers parked on a downtown street were damaged by fans.
Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night.
Low levels of THC in marijuana don't increase crashes: study

Low levels of THC in marijuana don't increase crashes: study

VANCOUVER — Smoking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash even though Canada's impaired-drug laws would penalize them, says the lead investigator of a study that ana
Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering after ministers' meeting

Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering after ministers' meeting

VANCOUVER — The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting of Canada's finance and justice ministers to discuss the pervasive problem.

MPs urged to act on concerns on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

OTTAWA — MPs on the House of Commons health committee heard grave concerns Thursday about ongoing sterilizations of Indigenous women without their consent — an issue also raised by the national inquiry tasked with examining violence against Indigenou