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Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

Genetic testing and hitching a ride with the British; In The News for July 10

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 July 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Amber Alert continues for missing Quebec girls, 6 and 11, and their father

LEVIS, Que. — Quebec provincial police say searches continued overnight after an Amber Alert was issued Thursday for two young girls and their 44-year-old father. Police issued the alert at around 3 p.m.

Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics

When Alain Babineau was a police academy cadet nearly 30 years ago, the education his cohort received on diversity and racism amounted to a few basic lectures with little in terms of practical application, the former RCMP and Ontario Provincial Polic
Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

OTTAWA — Canadian troops have been forced to hitch a ride with the British military to get to and from Latvia due to a shortage of working planes.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on July 10, 2020: There are 106,805 confirmed cases in Canada.
Statistics Canada to release June jobs report as pandemic restrictions ease

Statistics Canada to release June jobs report as pandemic restrictions ease

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is set this morning to give a snapshot of the job market as it was last month as pandemic-related restrictions eased and reopenings widened.
Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of genetic discrimination law

Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of genetic discrimination law

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to rule this morning on the constitutionality of a federal law that forbids companies from making people undergo genetic testing before buying insurance or other services.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

NEW YORK — A Canadian fashion mogul is asking a U.S. court to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted dozens of women.
Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

VANCOUVER — Reputed gang leader Jamie Bacon pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge stemming from shootings in 2007 that left six people dead at a highrise apartment building in Surrey, British Columbia.
WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

OTTAWA — The WE organization has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's family, it acknowledged Thursday, as organizations that need volunteers awaited word of the future of a $900-million