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Journalists inherit ‘institutional blindspots’ that cloud coverage of race in politics, says media expert

When confronted with their biases, Prof. Tolley says journalists she interviewed for her research tried to explain away differences in their framing of a candidate’s electability.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flies to D.C. tonight, where he'll be greeted with a reception hosted by Canada's ambassador to the U.S., David MacNaughton.
Plus, the parliamentary budget officer is releasing a report on the feds' program spending on housing affordability.
Feature|By Beatrice Paez
In an interview, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan discussed the Liberal government’s reconciliation agenda, the TMX pipeline debate, and efforts to increase Indigenous businesses’ share of procurement dollars.
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is in Montreal to launch the government's national food policy.
Plus, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May plans to hold a presser in West Block in response to the Alberta government's lobbying campaign on the TMX pipeline.
Plus, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair are huddling in B.C. with their provincial and territorial counterparts to discuss efforts to fight money laundering.
The Trudeau government's advisory council on pharmacare plans to table its long-awaited final report.
Plus, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is headlining the mayor's breakfast at 7 a.m.
A plan to bury low-level nuclear waste at a site near the Ottawa River is raising opposition from municipalities and environmentalists. The company behind the project says it's safe.
Plus, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to sit down with Cuba's foreign minister in Toronto.
Plus, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is planning to announce who will be filling the seats on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's governing council.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Under his government’s watch, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, the commission’s work and the stories collected 'will not be placed on a shelf to collect dust.'
News|By Beatrice Paez
'Without a clear start or end date to encompass these genocidal policies, colonial genocide does not conform with popular notions of genocide as a determinate, quantifiable event,' the supplemental report says.
A ceremony to mark the release of the report is slated for 9 a.m. at the Canadian Museum of History, in Gatineau, Que.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Amid concerns about the influence of social media giants, there needs to be a debate about how society can reward and create incentives for them 'in a way that preserves core social goods.'
Plus, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is slated to moderate a panel discussion on media freedom.
There’s a raft of policies that needs to be revisited to safeguard democracy, including around competition, says one panellist.
Plus, Liberal MP Frank Baylis and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May head to the House Affairs Committee to talk proposed changes to the standing orders.
Plus, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is scheduled to deliver remarks at Cansec, the defence industry's summit.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan are participating in a fireside chat on reconciliation with Indigenous youth.
All eyes on the Hill will be on the House Ethics Committee this week, as it hosts the grand international committee of policymakers to talk data privacy and disinformation.
While it only accounts for a small fraction of police-reported incidents, StatsCan noted in a report that human trafficking is on the rise. 
Justice Minister David Lametti is in Vancouver for a funding announcement on addressing sexual harassment in the workplace.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Efforts to hold big tech accountable through hefty fines could meet some resistance at home from some advocates.
News|By Beatrice Paez
'She always had a streak of mischievousness, but she was also profoundly intelligent,' says Conservative MP David Sweet of his late daughter, Lara.
The two will likely discuss the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Ottawa has set a June 18 deadline for deciding on the fate of the project.
News|By Beatrice Paez
NDP MP Charlie Angus said the agreement may not be legally binding, but it's a significant first step. 'It will be very difficult to walk away, because there's so much public support,' he said.

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