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Police body cameras and COVID-19 app roll out delayed; In The News for July 2

Police body cameras and COVID-19 app roll out delayed; In The News for July 2

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 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

A Calgary police officer loudly tells an Indigenous man to put his hands on the roof of his car and, within seconds, the situation escalates to yelling.
COVID-19 reshapes Canada Day celebrations from big parties to online shows

COVID-19 reshapes Canada Day celebrations from big parties to online shows

OTTAWA — Large celebrations were replaced in many parts of the nation with backyard gatherings and digital events as Canadians marked a Canada Day unlike any other in the country's 153-year history.
Surge in sales ahead of Canada Day helping fireworks companies in difficult year

Surge in sales ahead of Canada Day helping fireworks companies in difficult year

MONTREAL — The owner of a fireworks company in small-town Ontario says COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of dozens of shows he'd typically put on leading up to Canada Day — but his sales haven't been totally extinguished.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 1:43 p.m. on July 1, 2020: There are 104,271 confirmed cases in Canada.
Lighthizer celebrates USMCA, promises enforcement as trade deal comes into force

Lighthizer celebrates USMCA, promises enforcement as trade deal comes into force

WASHINGTON — North America's new trade agreement finally became the law of the land Wednesday, complete with a celebratory warning from the Trump administration that the United States intends to make sure Canada and Mexico live up to their end of the
COVID-19, surge in 'renovictions,' complicate Montreal's traditional moving day

COVID-19, surge in 'renovictions,' complicate Montreal's traditional moving day

MONTREAL — Quebec's traditional July 1 moving day has always involved a certain amount of chaos, as thousands of people simultaneously pack up their belongings and move to new homes.
'I love this country:' Brazilian cowboy nears end of epic horse ride in Calgary

'I love this country:' Brazilian cowboy nears end of epic horse ride in Calgary

WAIPAROUS VILLAGE, Alta. — Filipe Masetti Leite stops for a break from another long day in the saddle on his year-long trek encountering bugs, bears, buffalo and bad weather.
N.B. anti-racism activist among those receiving Canada Day honours from GG

N.B. anti-racism activist among those receiving Canada Day honours from GG

OTTAWA — Ralph Thomas can't recall any specific incidents of racism against him while growing up as a Black person in New Brunswick in the 1940s and '50s, but says that was more about the rural community where he lived and not because it didn't exist