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'Another step forward': Date of proposed holiday for reconciliation still needs to be set

After the department of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism confirmed Wednesday it will implement a new statutory holiday to mark the legacy of Indian Residential Schools, First Nations groups are weighing the significance of its date.
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'Another step forward': Date of proposed holiday for reconciliation still needs to be set

After the department of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism confirmed Wednesday it will implement a new statutory holiday to mark the legacy of Indian Residential Schools, First Nations groups are weighing the significance of its date.

The Wine Lover's Summer Reading List

There’s more than one way to appreciate wine. Our wine columnist recommends books old and new that offer penetrating perspectives on what we actually uncork when we open a bottle.
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The Wine Lover's Summer Reading List

There’s more than one way to appreciate wine. Our wine columnist recommends books old and new that offer penetrating perspectives on what we actually uncork when we open a bottle.

Trudeau says he's 'listening' as Montreal expected to push for national handgun ban

City council motion, to be debated Monday, calls for the federal government to prohibit civilians from possessing assault rifles and handguns.
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Trudeau says he's 'listening' as Montreal expected to push for national handgun ban

City council motion, to be debated Monday, calls for the federal government to prohibit civilians from possessing assault rifles and handguns.

Winnipeg firm defends $1M deal to send sniper rifles to Ukraine

Asked if he's concerned that selling weapons to Ukraine would escalate the conflict in that country, the owner of a Canadian arms company said: «It may sound callous, but not particularly.»
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Winnipeg firm defends $1M deal to send sniper rifles to Ukraine

Asked if he's concerned that selling weapons to Ukraine would escalate the conflict in that country, the owner of a Canadian arms company said: «It may sound callous, but not particularly.»

Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system

The Liberal government will declare a federal statutory holiday to mark the tragic legacy of the residential school system, fulfilling a recommendation made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
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Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system

The Liberal government will declare a federal statutory holiday to mark the tragic legacy of the residential school system, fulfilling a recommendation made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Alberta search for missing pilot stymied by wildfire smoke

Smoke drifting east from wildfires in B.C. is hindering the search for a light plane that disappeared without a trace during a flight in Alberta on Sunday.
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Alberta search for missing pilot stymied by wildfire smoke

Smoke drifting east from wildfires in B.C. is hindering the search for a light plane that disappeared without a trace during a flight in Alberta on Sunday.

Irregular asylum claims increased in July after two months of decline

The number of illegal border crossers in Canada went up in July after two months of decline. Newly published federal data shows a total of 1,634 irregular migrants were apprehended by RCMP between official border crossings last month.
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Irregular asylum claims increased in July after two months of decline

The number of illegal border crossers in Canada went up in July after two months of decline. Newly published federal data shows a total of 1,634 irregular migrants were apprehended by RCMP between official border crossings last month.

B.C. declares state of emergency as hundreds of wildfires burn across province

The British Columbia government has declared a state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.
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B.C. declares state of emergency as hundreds of wildfires burn across province

The British Columbia government has declared a state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

The New Fishing Vessel of Choice? Stand-Up Paddleboards

By ditching waders and climbing onto special stand-up paddle boards, anglers are accessing new waterways and fresh fish. So what’s the catch?
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The New Fishing Vessel of Choice? Stand-Up Paddleboards

By ditching waders and climbing onto special stand-up paddle boards, anglers are accessing new waterways and fresh fish. So what’s the catch?

10 of the World's Most Celebrated Models Cover WSJ. Magazine's Tenth Anniversary Issue

In honor of a decade of ‘WSJ.’, 10 renowned models from across the globe showcase an era of seriously sensational style.
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10 of the World's Most Celebrated Models Cover WSJ. Magazine's Tenth Anniversary Issue

In honor of a decade of ‘WSJ.’, 10 renowned models from across the globe showcase an era of seriously sensational style.

How Nostalgia Made Me Stop Hating My Mother's China

While her mother was alive, columnist Michelle Slatalla spurned her prized English Singapore Bird china. Today she scours the internet for replacements.
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How Nostalgia Made Me Stop Hating My Mother's China

While her mother was alive, columnist Michelle Slatalla spurned her prized English Singapore Bird china. Today she scours the internet for replacements.

Israel Reopens Gaza's Only Commercial Crossing Amid Fragile Calm

Israel reopened Gaza’s only commercial crossing, removing severe restrictions put in place last month as talks progress over a long-term cease-fire deal between the two sides.
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Israel Reopens Gaza's Only Commercial Crossing Amid Fragile Calm

Israel reopened Gaza’s only commercial crossing, removing severe restrictions put in place last month as talks progress over a long-term cease-fire deal between the two sides.

Immigrants, With Their Split Identities, Trigger Soul-Searching in Germany

A debate about new immigration legislation is heightening political tensions in Germany, challenging complex, decades-old attitudes regarding nationality and ethnicity—and raising questions about Germans’ willingness and capacity to integrate foreigners a
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Immigrants, With Their Split Identities, Trigger Soul-Searching in Germany

A debate about new immigration legislation is heightening political tensions in Germany, challenging complex, decades-old attitudes regarding nationality and ethnicity—and raising questions about Germans’ willingness and capacity to integrate foreigners and their descendants.

Chinese Begin to Vent Discontent With President Xi and His Policies

Signs of unease with President Xi Jinping’s leadership have emerged amid public rancor over China’s trade tensions with the U.S., a sluggish economy and public-health and financial scandals.
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Chinese Begin to Vent Discontent With President Xi and His Policies

Signs of unease with President Xi Jinping’s leadership have emerged amid public rancor over China’s trade tensions with the U.S., a sluggish economy and public-health and financial scandals.

Another Step in the Push to Weaponize Global Finance

U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.
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Another Step in the Push to Weaponize Global Finance

U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

Turkey's Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets

Few other countries are troubled by as broad a constellation of economic problems as Turkey. And that may reduce the risk of contagion.
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Turkey's Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets

Few other countries are troubled by as broad a constellation of economic problems as Turkey. And that may reduce the risk of contagion.

Man charged after allegedly trying to steal police cruiser in Oshawa

A 29-year-old man from Oshawa, Ont., is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident, then trying to steal a police cruiser.
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Man charged after allegedly trying to steal police cruiser in Oshawa

A 29-year-old man from Oshawa, Ont., is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident, then trying to steal a police cruiser.

Bigfoot lawsuit lacks 'an air of reality': B.C. lawyers

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has reserved his decision whether to allow a lawsuit filed by “sasquatch tracker” Todd Standing to move forward against the province.
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Bigfoot lawsuit lacks 'an air of reality': B.C. lawyers

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has reserved his decision whether to allow a lawsuit filed by “sasquatch tracker” Todd Standing to move forward against the province.

Visitation to be held for victim of shooting spree in Fredericton

A public visitation is being held today for one of the victims of the deadly shooting spree at a Fredericton apartment complex.
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Visitation to be held for victim of shooting spree in Fredericton

A public visitation is being held today for one of the victims of the deadly shooting spree at a Fredericton apartment complex.

Groups clash over proposed drug treatment facility in Winnipeg neighbourhood

Dozens of people dressed in white protested a proposed long-term drug treatment centre in Winnipeg on Tuesday, voicing concern about property values, loss of green space and the facility’s impact on children.
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Groups clash over proposed drug treatment facility in Winnipeg neighbourhood

Dozens of people dressed in white protested a proposed long-term drug treatment centre in Winnipeg on Tuesday, voicing concern about property values, loss of green space and the facility’s impact on children.

Ontario caps off summer session with bill slashing Toronto city council

Ontario has approved a plan to reduce the number of Toronto city councillors from 47 to 25 ahead of this October's election.
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Ontario caps off summer session with bill slashing Toronto city council

Ontario has approved a plan to reduce the number of Toronto city councillors from 47 to 25 ahead of this October's election.

Newcomer family reeling after receiving $300K medical bill from St. Boniface Hospital

A son is looking to the community for help to pay his father's medical bill after an unexpected hospital stay in Winnipeg.
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Newcomer family reeling after receiving $300K medical bill from St. Boniface Hospital

A son is looking to the community for help to pay his father's medical bill after an unexpected hospital stay in Winnipeg.

Why Ontario's opioid crisis is 'maginified' inside its jails

The union representing jail guards in Ontario says the province's simmering opioid crisis, which has killed 850 people in the province in 2016 alone, is 'magnified' inside Ontario's jail system.
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Why Ontario's opioid crisis is 'maginified' inside its jails

The union representing jail guards in Ontario says the province's simmering opioid crisis, which has killed 850 people in the province in 2016 alone, is 'magnified' inside Ontario's jail system.

Accused killer Matthew Raymond had a 'short fuse,' former co-worker says

A former co-worker of the man accused of murdering four people, including two police officers, in Fredericton last week describes him as a happy man who could have a «short fuse.»
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Accused killer Matthew Raymond had a 'short fuse,' former co-worker says

A former co-worker of the man accused of murdering four people, including two police officers, in Fredericton last week describes him as a happy man who could have a «short fuse.»

Trudeau government started pushing Saudis to release blogger soon after election, 2015 memo shows

A 2015 government memo shows the government's recent tweet criticizing Saudi Arabia's handling of the Raif Badawi case did not replace back-channel diplomacy. In fact, the Liberals were pressing the matter privately within weeks of taking office with the sam
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Trudeau government started pushing Saudis to release blogger soon after election, 2015 memo shows

A 2015 government memo shows the government's recent tweet criticizing Saudi Arabia's handling of the Raif Badawi case did not replace back-channel diplomacy. In fact, the Liberals were pressing the matter privately within weeks of taking office with the same Saudi official who is now demanding Canada apologize.

Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.
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Quebec to reimburse costs of attending trials for families of crime victims

Close friends and relatives of homicide victims can soon be compensated for costs associated with attending the killer's trial, Quebec's justice minister announced Tuesday.

66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.
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66 years after her secret adoption, Ontario woman meets sisters

A 66-year-old woman met two sisters she never knew existed Tuesday after the family members reconnected through an online DNA test.

Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.
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Search underway for missing plane west of Edmonton

Searchers are looking for a light plane that went missing after taking off from a small airport west of Edmonton. The Royal Canadian Air Force says the Cessna 172 took off from Edson, Alta., on Sunday afternoon heading for nearby Westlock but did not arrive.

Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.
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Diesel fuel cleanup underway after tugboat capsizes in Fraser River

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to determine how much diesel fuel has spilled into the Fraser River after a tugboat pulling a barge of gravel capsized overnight.

Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign prom
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Ontario government passes bill to cut Toronto council size

The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on several key campaign promises.

Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces.
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Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces.

Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot

Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.
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Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot

Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.

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