Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fifth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fifth NewsWatch-

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It appears red and white could be the new black.

According to a government source, Netflix will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in producing Canadian content over the next five years.

It's part of a major overhaul to the government's cultural policy, set to be unveiled by the heritage minister today.

Getting companies like Netflix to play a bigger financial role in supporting Canadian creators is a major goal, as traditional broadcasters have complained about an uneven playing field. (5)



Observers say the R-C-M-P's Labour Code trial has laid bare the tensions within the national police force.

The organization has pleaded not guilty with failing to provide officers with appropriate equipment and training in the 2014 Moncton shooting rampage.

University of New Brunswick professor Greg Marquis (mar-KEY') says the trial shone the spotlight on clashes within the force, including over the use of carbine rifles.

Moncton judge Leslie Jackson is expected to hand down a ruling tomorrow morning. (5)



British Prime Minister Theresa May is criticizing the U-S aerospace company Boeing for its dispute with Canadian rival Bombardier.

Speaking in London today, May says Boeing's behaviour is -- quote -- "not the sort of behaviour we expect from a long-term partner."

Her comments follow a preliminary decision by the U-S Department of Commerce to slap an almost 220 per cent tariff on Bombardier's C-Series aircraft.

The decision threatens more than four-thousand jobs in Northern Ireland. …

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