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AFN calls for independent inquiry into killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg

AFN calls for independent inquiry into killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations wants Manitoba to hold an independent inquiry into the killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg.
Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Michael McLeod says he has made the "bittersweet" decision to not seek a fourth term in the next federal election.
60 years of road salt has destroyed Ottawa's Alexandra Bridge: officials

60 years of road salt has destroyed Ottawa's Alexandra Bridge: officials

OTTAWA — Federal officials say six decades of road salt has spelled the end for a 123-year old interprovincial bridge in Ottawa. The Alexandra Bridge has to be taken down because of rust, officials from the Procurement Department say.
Pro-Palestinian encampment on McGill's downtown Montreal campus dismantled

Pro-Palestinian encampment on McGill's downtown Montreal campus dismantled

MONTREAL — Under pounding rain, pro-Palestinian protesters carried their belongings off McGill University's downtown Montreal campus on Wednesday, as bulldozers and security forces dismantled the encampment that had been on the school's lower field s
Jewish community takes food inspection agency to court over slaughter guidelines

Jewish community takes food inspection agency to court over slaughter guidelines

OTTAWA — A group of agencies that certify Kosher meat took the government to court Wednesday to ask for an injunction against Canadian Food Inspection Agency guidelines for the ritual slaughter of animals.
Canada warns of Russian 'bot farm' powered by AI spreading online disinformation

Canada warns of Russian 'bot farm' powered by AI spreading online disinformation

OTTAWA — Canadian security officials are warning about a Russian propaganda campaign that used social-media site X to spread online disinformation.
AFN head told chiefs draft child-welfare reform deal with Ottawa worth $47.8B: source

AFN head told chiefs draft child-welfare reform deal with Ottawa worth $47.8B: source

MONTREAL — The head of the Assembly of First Nations has informed chiefs that a draft deal with Ottawa on child-welfare reforms is worth $47.8 billion, a source who was in the room says — more than double what was initially promised.
Privy Council Office changes vetting process after human rights chief appointment

Privy Council Office changes vetting process after human rights chief appointment

OTTAWA — The administrative wing of the Prime Minister's Office says it has new procedures for vetting federal appointees following concerns it failed to search online posts made by the incoming head of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Head-on crash kills family of three, including infant, in Agassiz, B.C.

Head-on crash kills family of three, including infant, in Agassiz, B.C.

AGASSIZ, BRITISH COLUMBIA — RCMP say a family of three, including a baby, has been killed in a head-on crash with a tractor trailer in Agassiz, B.C. Police say it happened early Tuesday morning on Lougheed Highway just outside the community.
Supreme Court justice withdraws from Bill 21 challenge to avoid being a 'distraction'

Supreme Court justice withdraws from Bill 21 challenge to avoid being a 'distraction'

After concerns of bias raised by the Quebec government and others, a Supreme Court of Canada justice will not participate in deliberations about whether the high court will hear an appeal to the province's secularism law, known as Bill 21.
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