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Wary Canadians start spending as COVID-19 restrictions ease, boosting economy 4:04pm EDT

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian economy is showing green shoots with data on home sales, consumer spending and new job postings trending upwards after the coronavirus pandemic forced shutdowns and caused a record plunge in economic activity.  Full Article

 
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Special Report: How union, Supreme Court shield Minneapolis cops 3:33pm EDT 

(Reuters) - Long before the death of George Floyd last week, efforts to overhaul the way policing is done in Minneapolis repeatedly fizzled in the face of a powerful 800-member union that championed military-style police tactics.  Full Article  

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Coronavirus spread in Canada is slowing, hotspots remain 1:25pm EDT 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The spread of the novel coronavirus in Canada has slowed significantly, and 90% of the COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks have been in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, pubic health data showed on Thursday.  Full Article