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OTTAWA – A House of Commons committee has released a unanimous report on indigenous suicide that says the federal government should support indigenous communities to ensure they have resources available after hours and on weekends. That is one of the 28 recommendations the all-party committee presented today. MPs on the indigenous affairs committee spoke outside…
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A central Nova Scotia town has become overrun with deer, and officials are considering options including contraceptives and a cull in a bid to control the growing urban…
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OTTAWA – A House of Commons committee has released a unanimous report on indigenous suicide that says the federal government should support indigenous communities to ensure they have resources available after hours and on weekends. That is one of the 28 recommendations the all-party committee presented today. MPs on the indigenous affairs committee spoke outside The post Commons committee issues indigenous suicide study with 28 recommendations appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald…
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CALGARY – A study that analyzed nearly 70,000 tweets sent in the thick of the Fort McMurray wildfire shows smartphone emergency apps don’t provide much of the information people need during a disaster. Maleknaz Nayebi, a doctoral candidate at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering, recalls going online in May 2016 to figure The post Need key info in a disaster? U of C researchers say there’s no app for that appeared first on The Lethbridge…
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MONTREAL – The first of three safe injection sites for Montreal drug users opened its doors Monday, with one official estimating it will handle between 120 and 240 injections a day. The site will be open 12 hours a day, CACTUS Montreal spokesman Louis Letellier de St-Just said in an interview. “It’s been a long The post First of three safe injection sites for drug users opens in downtown Montreal appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
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CALGARY – An Alberta judge expressed frustration Monday over a delay in the sentencing for a woman who treated her son with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection. Justice Kristine Eidsvik in January found Tamara Lovett guilty of criminal negligence causing death. The judge said Lovett “gambled away” the life of her The post Sentencing delay for mother in boy’s strep death not good for justice: judge appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
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WINNIPEG -- A new pathway in Point Douglas now connects residents to the Exchange District, downtown, and all the way to The Forks. © 2017. This article Point Douglas Pathway Connects Winnipeg Neighbourhood with Downtown, The Forks appeared first on …
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CALGARY — An Alberta judge expressed frustration Monday over a delay in the sentencing for a woman who treated her son with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection. Justice Kristine Eidsvik in January found Tamara Lovett guilty of criminal negligence causing death. The judge said Lovett "gambled away" the life of her seven-year-old son Ryan by diagnosing what remedies would be useful without seeking medical help. Lovett gave her son dandelion tea and oil of oregano when he dev…
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ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Nova Scotia's health authority has agreed to meet with Lionel Desmond's immediate family next week, almost six months after the former Canadian soldier fatally shot his mother, wife, daughter and himself in a horrific murder-suicide that renewed debate over how Canada treats former military members with post-traumatic stress disorder. One of Desmond's sisters, Chantel, confirmed Monday that the Nova Scotia Health Authority has scheduled a meeting for June 28 at St. Martha…
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OTTAWA — The federal information watchdog would be given powers to order the release of government records under newly tabled legislation. But the Liberal bill unveiled Monday doesn't close loopholes that often keep files locked away and it backpedals on a campaign promise to fully apply the Access to Information Act to ministerial offices. The legislation would place the burden of showing why a record must remain secret on the shoulders of the government or others who object, giving the in…
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OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. David Johnston acknowledged the importance of indigenous leadership Monday as he presented a number of awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Here is a list of those honoured: Sylvia Maracle, of Toronto, was named an officer of the Order of Canada. As executive director of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres, she has transformed the organization from a handful of reception hubs for migrating Indigenous Peoples into more than two dozen culturally grou…
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A new park has opened at Ontario Place, five years after the former theme park on Toronto's waterfront was closed to the…
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Once passed, the bill would impose a time limit for what prison officials call administrative…
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Four million South Sudanese citizens have been internally displaced and another two million have fled the country because of the four-year-old civil…
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OTTAWA – Gov. Gen. David Johnston acknowledged the importance of indigenous leadership Monday as he presented a number of awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Here is a list of those honoured: Sylvia Maracle, of Toronto, was named an officer of the Order of Canada. As executive director of the Ontario Federation of Indigenous…
06.19 / 21:09
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OTTAWA – On Monday, Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef shed more light on which programs will get a share of the $101 million over five years — plus $21 million annually going forward — which the 2017 budget committed to a federal strategy on gender-based violence. The bulk of the money will go towards [&#…
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Highlights from the news file for Monday, June 19 ——— GOVERNOR GENERAL APOLOGIZES FOR INDIGENOUS REMARK: Gov. Gen. David Johnston apologized publicly Monday for referring to Indigenous Peoples as immigrants as he bestowed honours on 29 people — including the frontman of the Tragically Hip — for their efforts in furthering indigenous causes. Johnston told […]…
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RBI said in a statement that it vehemently disagrees with and denies all of the…
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A West Island mother is outraged after her teenage son caught an STM driver texting behind the wheel in…
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A Tim Hortons franchisee is seeking a class-action lawsuit alleging Restaurant Brands International is improperly using money from a national advertising…
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