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Catholic bishop hopes residential school apology will improve Indigenous relations

A leader in Canada's national assembly of Catholic bishops says he hopes an apology for the harms endured at residential schools could mark a turning point in the church's relations with Indigenous Peoples, but some leaders within the community say i
Repentigny Black community denounce police action plan to tackle racial profiling

Repentigny Black community denounce police action plan to tackle racial profiling

MONTREAL — Local Black leaders from a town just north of Montreal say the local police force did not hold proper community consultations when they developed an action plan to combat racism and racial profiling on the force.

Survivor offers advice on how to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

For the past six years, Geraldine Shingoose has been sharing her truths as a residential school survivor — or warrior as she prefers to be called — in Manitoba classrooms.
Canada's only female defence minister was in 1993. Is it time for another?

Canada's only female defence minister was in 1993. Is it time for another?

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being urged by several experts on sexual misconduct in the military to name a new defence minister as he sets about building a new cabinet following Monday’s federal election.
Denied cross-border shoppers, some U.S. companies opt to export to Canada instead

Denied cross-border shoppers, some U.S. companies opt to export to Canada instead

WASHINGTON — In the before times, Katie McCarron could count on her best Canadian customers to make the trip to her store in Portland, Oregon, to stock up on their favourite high-quality, human-grade pet food. COVID-19 had other plans.
Fishers, experts await details on Ottawa's latest plan to save Pacific salmon

Fishers, experts await details on Ottawa's latest plan to save Pacific salmon

VANCOUVER — As a teenager, Murray Ned was accustomed to fishing for salmon three days a week all year round on the Fraser River in southwestern British Columbia.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
Tight B.C. races give Liberals Richmond Centre riding, NDP takes Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Tight B.C. races give Liberals Richmond Centre riding, NDP takes Nanaimo-Ladysmith

VICTORIA — The Liberals and New Democrats have been declared the winners in two hotly contested British Columbia federal ridings too close to call on election night.

Spadina-Fort York MP Kevin Vuong says he will sit as an independent

TORONTO — The newly elected member of Parliament for a downtown Toronto riding says he will sit as an independent.
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor back in Canada after detention in China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor back in Canada after detention in China

Two Canadians who languished in Chinese prisons for nearly three years held emotional reunions with their loved ones on Saturday after the culmination of a geopolitical saga that saw them return safely to Canadian soil.