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Unmarked graves finding triggered Canada’s year of reckoning over residential schools

Kamloops: Percy Casper, 73, spent 10 years as a child at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. He has spent the past...

PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not “a...

Canada Soccer, which has been riding a wave of goodwill since John Herdman’s team qualified in style for the World Cup, now finds itself...

Report estimates at least 500 deaths at former Indigenous residential...

Washington: Canadian audiences have grown used to seeing an Indigenous politician denounce the federal legacy of residential schools. For Maka Black Elk, it was...

Tory leadership debate kicks off in Edmonton, candidates outline vision...

Edmonton: Six candidates vying for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada all framed the country _ and the party _ as deeply divided...

Dutch princess returns to Ottawa, where she was born during Second...

Ottawa: Princess Margriet of the Netherlands is visiting Ottawa, the city where she was born during the Second World War. The princess was born at...

Cybercrimes against children on the rise, including pandemic uptick, says StatCan

The rate of police-reported cybercrimes against children more than doubled over a seven-year period, a Statistics Canada report suggests, including an uptick in the...

Closing Roxham Road border crossing will not stop arrival of asylum...

Ottawa: Closing an unofficial border crossing in southern Quebec will not slow the arrival of asylum seekers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. “If we...

Firefighters say recognition of cancer risk is tough battle, especially in...

Vancouver: Jenn Dawkins remembers the spring day in 2016 when she joined four other female firefighters at British Columbia’s legislature to lobby for the...

Canadians’ trips to liquor stores, pharmacies tracked via phones during pandemic

Ottawa: Canadians’ movements, including trips to the liquor store and pharmacy, were closely tracked via their mobile phones without their knowledge during the COVID-19...

Indigenous people experiencing homelessness in Montreal a ‘humanitarian crisis’

Montreal’s ombudswoman described homelessness experienced by Indigenous people in the city as a “humanitarian crisis’’ in a report released Wednesday. Nadine Mailloux conducted a six-month...

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