B.C. marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women at legislature

The British Columbia Legislature is framed by cherry blossoms as a pedestrian passes by in Victoria in this file photo. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS) The British Columbia Legislature is framed by cherry blossoms as a pedestrian passes by in Victoria in this file photo. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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After Tyre Nichols funeral, Biden faces pressure on policing

In Washington progress on police brutality appears difficult, if not unlikely. Bipartisan efforts to reach an agreement on policing legislation stalled more than a year ago, and President Joe Biden ended up instead signing an executive order named for George Floyd, whose murder at the hands of Minneapolis police set off nationwide protests nearly three years ago.

5 things to know for Thursday, February 2, 2023

A gay man issues a court challenge over Canada's policy restricting sperm bank donations, a Quebec woman is surprised to find her stolen car had been used in brazen Ontario robbery, and actor Ryan Reynolds drops by a Toronto college and surprises students. Here's what you need to know to start your day.