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Ottawa's Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway to get an Indigenous name

Ottawa's Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway to get an Indigenous name

OTTAWA — An Ottawa thoroughfare currently named after Canada's first prime minister is expected to receive a new Indigenous name later this year, the National Capital Commission said Thursday.
World-record holder Bulldog Hanover captures 2022 Cam Fella Award

World-record holder Bulldog Hanover captures 2022 Cam Fella Award

TORONTO — Another prestigious honour for Bulldog Hanover. The world-record harness racer captured the 2022 Cam Fella Award, Standardbred Canada announced Thursday.

Ski Report

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go to www.
Residential school records needed to answer 'hard questions': special interlocutor

Residential school records needed to answer 'hard questions': special interlocutor

VANCOUVER — The fight is not over to find records that could answer "hard questions" about unmarked graves at Canada's residential schools, including who the missing children were and how they died, said the woman appointed to work with Indigenous co
New York woman kidnapped and smuggled into Quebec in 2020 testifies about ordeal

New York woman kidnapped and smuggled into Quebec in 2020 testifies about ordeal

MONTREAL — A woman from Upstate New York who was kidnapped, smuggled into Quebec and held at a cottage for two days told a jury Tuesday she still lives with the consequences of the September 2020 abduction.

Ski Report

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go to www.
Nunavut plans to support Inuit language, culture with new music industry association

Nunavut plans to support Inuit language, culture with new music industry association

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut musicians have a music industry association to call their own. Organizers of Nunavut Music say the non-profit will work to support industry professionals, build careers and strengthen Inuit language and culture.
Medals for North American Indigenous Games showcase Mi'kmaq culture

Medals for North American Indigenous Games showcase Mi'kmaq culture

MILLBROOK, N.S. — Medals to be awarded at this summer's North American Indigenous Games in Nova Scotia will showcase Mi’kmaq art, including a traditional eight-pointed star.

First Nations group expects landfill feasibility study to take months to finish

WINNIPEG — The First Nations advocacy group tasked with overseeing efforts to determine whether it's possible to recover the remains of two women from a landfill expects to complete a feasibility study in the next two months.
Trudeau should have visited First Nation during Saskatchewan stop: Indigenous leaders

Trudeau should have visited First Nation during Saskatchewan stop: Indigenous leaders

SASKATOON — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it is dismayed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not visit the First Nation where a child’s bone was found at a former residential school site.
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