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UN asked to censure discrimination against off-reserve, non-status Indigenous People

UN asked to censure discrimination against off-reserve, non-status Indigenous People

OTTAWA — The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is filing a legal complaint against the Canadian government with the United Nations Human Rights Committee, alleging discrimination against off-reserve and non-status Indigenous People.
Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

Trudeau, Blanchet clash as leaders spar on health care, environment in French debate

OTTAWA — Five federal party leaders jousted over health and child care, the environment and Quebec identity politics in the first of two official election debates Wednesday evening as they sought to sway francophone voters before election day on Sept
B.C.'s COVID-19 vaccine card system good first step, medical group says

B.C.'s COVID-19 vaccine card system good first step, medical group says

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's COVID-19 vaccine passport system is being praised by provincial groups representing doctors and the restaurant industry as unvaccinated residents continue to drive COVID-19 cases across the province. Dr.
'A horror story:' Quebec health worker recalls shocking scene at Herron care home

'A horror story:' Quebec health worker recalls shocking scene at Herron care home

MONTREAL — Health officials who arrived at a Montreal-area long-term care home during a COVID-19 outbreak last year found residents who were desperate for water and had been left in beds soaked with urine and feces, a Quebec coroner's inquest heard W
A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

Nova Scotia on Wednesday became the latest province to announce plans to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine passport system. Here's a look at what the provinces and territories have said about their proof-of-vaccination programs, or lack thereof.
Schools improve ventilation ahead of new year but parents still not breathing easy

Schools improve ventilation ahead of new year but parents still not breathing easy

Kate Southwell has been preparing her four-year-old son for his first day of school all summer.
Montreal police say 63-year-old homicide victim known for drug trafficking

Montreal police say 63-year-old homicide victim known for drug trafficking

Montreal police say a man killed in a parking garage in the city's east end was known to authorities for drug trafficking. Police identified the victim today as 63-year-old Piero Arena in an update to their homicide investigation.
Hurricane Larry's track shifts west, residents of Newfoundland warned to prepare

Hurricane Larry's track shifts west, residents of Newfoundland warned to prepare

HALIFAX — Hurricane Larry could make landfall in eastern Newfoundland late Friday or early Saturday, but even if its centre misses the island, the province can expect large waves and plenty of rain and wind.
Former Nazi death-squad member seeks adjournment in deportation hearing

Former Nazi death-squad member seeks adjournment in deportation hearing

A former Nazi death-squad member has asked for an adjournment in his deportation hearing. The lawyer for Helmut Oberlander, 97, argues the federal government held on to crucial information for 10 years that it should have disclosed.
Ninety-seven-year-old dies in blaze at Montreal seniors residence

Ninety-seven-year-old dies in blaze at Montreal seniors residence

Montreal police say a 97-year-old woman died in a fire at a retirement home on Tuesday in northeastern Montreal. Police confirmed today the victim died of her injuries a few hours after being transported to hospital in critical condition.
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