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Adopted at birth: one woman's decades-long search for her Indigenous family

A woman adopted by a Vancouver family spent more than 30 years tracking down her birth parents. She overcame family resistance to finally uncover her connection to the west coast Penelakut Tribe.
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Adopted at birth: one woman's decades-long search for her Indigenous family

A woman adopted by a Vancouver family spent more than 30 years tracking down her birth parents. She overcame family resistance to finally uncover her connection to the west coast Penelakut Tribe.

B.C. cannabis shop covers window with photo of frontier Mountie. RCMP wants it removed

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have asked a new Cranbrook cannabis shop to take down an image of famous Mountie Sam Steele, which covers one of its windows.
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B.C. cannabis shop covers window with photo of frontier Mountie. RCMP wants it removed

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have asked a new Cranbrook cannabis shop to take down an image of famous Mountie Sam Steele, which covers one of its windows.

Lawyer doesn't buy why London Diocese kept names of 4 priests secret

A London lawyer says he has 'a hard time stomaching' why the local diocese would keep the names of four priests facing sexual abuse allegations against minors a secret.
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Lawyer doesn't buy why London Diocese kept names of 4 priests secret

A London lawyer says he has 'a hard time stomaching' why the local diocese would keep the names of four priests facing sexual abuse allegations against minors a secret.

24 Canadians living abroad didn't get to cast a ballot in federal election after 'technical glitch'

Twenty-four voters didn't get to cast a ballot in the October general election after a «technical glitch» delayed the submission of their application. 
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24 Canadians living abroad didn't get to cast a ballot in federal election after 'technical glitch'

Twenty-four voters didn't get to cast a ballot in the October general election after a «technical glitch» delayed the submission of their application. 

Your gift guide to supporting Indigenous artists and businesses this holiday season

Helping support Indigenous businesses, artists and crafters around the holidays is easy according these artists and advocates. It's as simple as «buy stuff,» says Inuk artist Jason Sikoak.
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Your gift guide to supporting Indigenous artists and businesses this holiday season

Helping support Indigenous businesses, artists and crafters around the holidays is easy according these artists and advocates. It's as simple as «buy stuff,» says Inuk artist Jason Sikoak.

Michigan authorities confirm no 'elevated radiation' at Detroit River dock collapse site

Michigan authorities confirmed on Friday that tests conducted on the soil at the site of a collapsed dock along the Michigan side of the Detroit River showed «no elevated radiation.»
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Michigan authorities confirm no 'elevated radiation' at Detroit River dock collapse site

Michigan authorities confirmed on Friday that tests conducted on the soil at the site of a collapsed dock along the Michigan side of the Detroit River showed «no elevated radiation.»

Triple murderer Douglas Garland will not get new trial: Alberta Court of Appeal

The man who murdered a Calgary boy and his grandparents will not get a new trial after Alberta's top court rejected his appeal Friday.
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Triple murderer Douglas Garland will not get new trial: Alberta Court of Appeal

The man who murdered a Calgary boy and his grandparents will not get a new trial after Alberta's top court rejected his appeal Friday.

Ontario high school teachers' union announces another 1-day strike

The union representing most of the province's public high school teachers announced Friday that it will be striking again on Dec. 11 in certain school boards across the province.
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Ontario high school teachers' union announces another 1-day strike

The union representing most of the province's public high school teachers announced Friday that it will be striking again on Dec. 11 in certain school boards across the province.

Windsor MP calls for investigation into Detroit River dock collapse at former uranium site

Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse presented a letter to federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson on Thursday, calling for the launch of a binational investigation to look into a Nov. 26 dock collapse on the Detroit River at a site that once carried radio
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Windsor MP calls for investigation into Detroit River dock collapse at former uranium site

Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse presented a letter to federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson on Thursday, calling for the launch of a binational investigation to look into a Nov. 26 dock collapse on the Detroit River at a site that once carried radioactive contamination. 

Officials investigating aggregate spill in Detroit River

A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway.
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Officials investigating aggregate spill in Detroit River

A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway.

'He puts a smile on everyone's face': Reid Demelo was a hit with classmates before viral video

A video of a Port Moody, B.C. student with Down syndrome sinking a three-pointer went viral. But Reid Demelo's classmates say he was a star well before that.
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'He puts a smile on everyone's face': Reid Demelo was a hit with classmates before viral video

A video of a Port Moody, B.C. student with Down syndrome sinking a three-pointer went viral. But Reid Demelo's classmates say he was a star well before that.

'The most difficult student': Education assistant reinstated after 'pushing' violent 9-year-old with autism

A B.C. educational assistant has won her job back after being accused of pushing a nine-year-old with autism who had clawed at her face and kicked her in the nose.
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'The most difficult student': Education assistant reinstated after 'pushing' violent 9-year-old with autism

A B.C. educational assistant has won her job back after being accused of pushing a nine-year-old with autism who had clawed at her face and kicked her in the nose.

'Our language comes from this land': How culture and territory connect for Homalco First Nation

People in the Homalco First Nation in British Colombia know that much of their culture has been drifting away from them and are working to capture and preserve the language and teachings from elders and past generations. 
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'Our language comes from this land': How culture and territory connect for Homalco First Nation

People in the Homalco First Nation in British Colombia know that much of their culture has been drifting away from them and are working to capture and preserve the language and teachings from elders and past generations. 

How engineers of the Montreal Massacre generation are changing the world

On Dec. 6, 1989, a gunman fatally shot 14 young women studying to be engineers at Montreal's École Polytechnique. Thirty years later, other women of that generation have made their mark on engineering and the world, from designing aircraft to earthquake-proo
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How engineers of the Montreal Massacre generation are changing the world

On Dec. 6, 1989, a gunman fatally shot 14 young women studying to be engineers at Montreal's École Polytechnique. Thirty years later, other women of that generation have made their mark on engineering and the world, from designing aircraft to earthquake-proofing buildings.

Indian day school settlement claims process delayed due to court challenge

The claims process to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit for harms suffered while attending federally-operated Indian day schools could be indefinitely delayed pending a court challenge.
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Indian day school settlement claims process delayed due to court challenge

The claims process to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit for harms suffered while attending federally-operated Indian day schools could be indefinitely delayed pending a court challenge.

'I'm watching it disappear:' Residents along Lake Erie reckoning with worsening shoreline erosion

Many communities along Lake Erie are dealing with record-high water levels and significant erosion of the shoreline, and it's forcing some residents to consider abandoning their properties.
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'I'm watching it disappear:' Residents along Lake Erie reckoning with worsening shoreline erosion

Many communities along Lake Erie are dealing with record-high water levels and significant erosion of the shoreline, and it's forcing some residents to consider abandoning their properties.

'The most difficult student': Education assistant reinstated after 'pushing' violent 9-year-old

A B.C. educational assistant has won her job back after being accused of pushing an autistic nine-year-old who had clawed at her face and kicked her in the nose.
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'The most difficult student': Education assistant reinstated after 'pushing' violent 9-year-old

A B.C. educational assistant has won her job back after being accused of pushing an autistic nine-year-old who had clawed at her face and kicked her in the nose.

RCMP to get more money to settle sexual harassment lawsuit

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is getting more money to cover a historic class-action lawsuit after more women than originally expected came forward with stories of harassment and sexual abuse.
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RCMP to get more money to settle sexual harassment lawsuit

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is getting more money to cover a historic class-action lawsuit after more women than originally expected came forward with stories of harassment and sexual abuse.

Tories, NDP won't support throne speech but Bloc will back Liberals' agenda if it comes to vote

The Conservatives and the New Democrats are against it, but the Bloc Québécois are for it, so should the throne speech be put to a vote in the House of Commons, it has enough support to pass.
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Tories, NDP won't support throne speech but Bloc will back Liberals' agenda if it comes to vote

The Conservatives and the New Democrats are against it, but the Bloc Québécois are for it, so should the throne speech be put to a vote in the House of Commons, it has enough support to pass.

'We are sorry for the pain:' London diocese apologizes for sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of London, Ont., is apologizing for the pain caused by sexual abuse by priests, after a group of survivors released a list naming their alleged abusers. 
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'We are sorry for the pain:' London diocese apologizes for sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of London, Ont., is apologizing for the pain caused by sexual abuse by priests, after a group of survivors released a list naming their alleged abusers. 

Chinese ambassador warns Canada against adopting motion calling for sanctions

China's ambassador to Canada is threatening what he called «very firm countermeasures» should Parliament adopt a motion calling for sanctions against Chinese leaders.
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Chinese ambassador warns Canada against adopting motion calling for sanctions

China's ambassador to Canada is threatening what he called «very firm countermeasures» should Parliament adopt a motion calling for sanctions against Chinese leaders.

Done deal: Calgary taxpayer-funded arena now carved in stone

It's no longer hypothetical. A final deal has been signed to build a new home for the Calgary Flames, with the help of $290 million from city taxpayers.
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Done deal: Calgary taxpayer-funded arena now carved in stone

It's no longer hypothetical. A final deal has been signed to build a new home for the Calgary Flames, with the help of $290 million from city taxpayers.

Logging road near where Quebec nurse's body found is closed, but questions remain

A logging road in northern Quebec near where George He was found is now closed. Now, there are questions about how to keep travellers safe from harm when their GPS or Google Maps send them on the wrong route. 
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Logging road near where Quebec nurse's body found is closed, but questions remain

A logging road in northern Quebec near where George He was found is now closed. Now, there are questions about how to keep travellers safe from harm when their GPS or Google Maps send them on the wrong route. 

'No reason' for forcing Nigerian man to leave wife, infant daughter in Canada: lawyer

A Nigerian man who crossed the border into Canada years ago was forced out of the country Monday, separating him from his wife and baby in a case that family and experts say is unfair.
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'No reason' for forcing Nigerian man to leave wife, infant daughter in Canada: lawyer

A Nigerian man who crossed the border into Canada years ago was forced out of the country Monday, separating him from his wife and baby in a case that family and experts say is unfair.

Nova Scotia to become first province to ban sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

As of April 1, it will be illegal to sell flavoured e-cigarettes and juices in Nova Scotia, making it the first province to announce a full flavour ban, according to a government news release. 
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Nova Scotia to become first province to ban sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

As of April 1, it will be illegal to sell flavoured e-cigarettes and juices in Nova Scotia, making it the first province to announce a full flavour ban, according to a government news release. 

'It's overwhelming': Survivors create public list of Catholic clerics accused of sexual abuse

Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholics clerics have compiled and published a list of men accused of the abuse in a southwestern Ontario diocese over the past 60 years.
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'It's overwhelming': Survivors create public list of Catholic clerics accused of sexual abuse

Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholics clerics have compiled and published a list of men accused of the abuse in a southwestern Ontario diocese over the past 60 years.

Secretive RCMP training facility had mould and asbestos, force confirms

A former covert RCMP training centre in Kemptville, Ont., that's being blamed for various health problems did in fact contain asbestos, mould and other 'hazardous substances,' the national police force says.
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Secretive RCMP training facility had mould and asbestos, force confirms

A former covert RCMP training centre in Kemptville, Ont., that's being blamed for various health problems did in fact contain asbestos, mould and other 'hazardous substances,' the national police force says.

How the way we remember the Montreal Massacre has changed 30 years later

For years after the mass shooting at École Polytechnique in Montreal, there was resistance among some in Quebec to see what happened as more than an isolated act of a troubled man. Alison Northcott explores how that's changed.
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How the way we remember the Montreal Massacre has changed 30 years later

For years after the mass shooting at École Polytechnique in Montreal, there was resistance among some in Quebec to see what happened as more than an isolated act of a troubled man. Alison Northcott explores how that's changed.

Construction company faces 260 charges after failed Fort McMurray rebuilds

Service Alberta has laid 260 charges in connection with a failed construction project that promised to rebuild more than a dozen homes incinerated by the 2016 wildfire in Fort McMurray.
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Construction company faces 260 charges after failed Fort McMurray rebuilds

Service Alberta has laid 260 charges in connection with a failed construction project that promised to rebuild more than a dozen homes incinerated by the 2016 wildfire in Fort McMurray.

Travis Vader's final bid for appeal in Alberta couple's deaths dismissed by Supreme Court

Canada's top court won't consider a final appeal from the man convicted of killing Alberta seniors Lyle and Marie McCann, who vanished on a camping trip in 2010. Their bodies have never been found.
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Travis Vader's final bid for appeal in Alberta couple's deaths dismissed by Supreme Court

Canada's top court won't consider a final appeal from the man convicted of killing Alberta seniors Lyle and Marie McCann, who vanished on a camping trip in 2010. Their bodies have never been found.

Label ringed seals a species of concern, wildlife advisers tell feds

Ringed seals in Nunavut are facing changes in their habitats because of climate change, a group of wildlife advisers say.
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Label ringed seals a species of concern, wildlife advisers tell feds

Ringed seals in Nunavut are facing changes in their habitats because of climate change, a group of wildlife advisers say.