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N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

HALIFAX — A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court Wednesday about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted.
Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet

Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet

OTTAWA — Bloc Quebecois Yves-Francois Blanchet said Wednesday his party will force a confidence vote against the Liberal government this fall unless Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his finance minister and his chief of staff resign.
Kamala Harris a 'tangible' inspiration for women, former Montreal classmate says

Kamala Harris a 'tangible' inspiration for women, former Montreal classmate says

A former classmate and friend of Kamala Harris from her years in Montreal says he hopes the California senator and newly minted U.S. vice-presidential candidate can serve as a role-model for his daughters.
UNDRIP a top priority, says Miller, but won't rule out delay due to COVID-19

UNDRIP a top priority, says Miller, but won't rule out delay due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — A Liberal commitment to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is still a top priority, says Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, but he could not say whether it is still possible within the promise
Vast majority of Quebecers believe First Nations face discrimination: survey

Vast majority of Quebecers believe First Nations face discrimination: survey

MONTREAL — The vast majority of non-Indigenous Quebecers recognize that First Nations members in the province are subject to racism or discrimination, survey results released Wednesday suggest.
Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

HALIFAX — The mother of a man who died in a Halifax police jail cell in June 2016 asked a judge Wednesday to impose the "strictest penalty possible" on two special police constables found guilty of criminal negligence in his death.
Innu Nation files human rights complaint over Ottawa's child protection funding

Innu Nation files human rights complaint over Ottawa's child protection funding

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Innu Nation has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission alleging the federal government spends more money removing children from homes than keeping families together.
Feds commit $305M in additional funds for Indigenous communities during COVID-19

Feds commit $305M in additional funds for Indigenous communities during COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced an additional $305 million to help Indigenous Peoples combat COVID-19.

Two dead, one survivor after B.C. fish boat sinks off Vancouver Island

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Coroners Service says two people have died after a Canadian fishing boat sank in waters west of Vancouver Island.
Scheer's last day and a dolphin stampede: In The News for Aug. 12

Scheer's last day and a dolphin stampede: In The News for Aug. 12

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 12. What we are watching in Canada ...
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