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Ottawa puts up more money to transform historic Bay building into Indigenous hub

Ottawa puts up more money to transform historic Bay building into Indigenous hub

WINNIPEG — The federal government is putting up another $31 million for the transformation of a former Hudson's Bay Company flagship store in Winnipeg.
Tla’amin reaches agreement with children and families ministry

Tla’amin reaches agreement with children and families ministry

Signing a small but important step forward, says hegus
Search for truth goes on, regardless of killer Pickton's fate, say victims' advocates

Search for truth goes on, regardless of killer Pickton's fate, say victims' advocates

VANCOUVER — Advocates for alleged victims of B.C. serial killer Robert Pickton say they remain focused on getting justice for the women, as Pickton lies in a Quebec hospital in a coma after being attacked in prison.
Waste from mill worsening mercury contamination in river near Grassy Narrows: study

Waste from mill worsening mercury contamination in river near Grassy Narrows: study

Industrial discharge from a paper mill in northern Ontario is exacerbating mercury contamination in a river system near a First Nation that has been plagued with mercury poisoning for decades, a new study suggests.
Métis National Council president not seeking re-election, citing growing family

Métis National Council president not seeking re-election, citing growing family

OTTAWA — The president of the Métis National Council is not seeking re-election, saying she is instead going to focus on her growing family.
RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

OTTAWA — The RCMP has added a traditional Indigenous ribbon skirt to its uniform. Commissioner Mike Duheme has announced on social media that officers can now wear the ribbon skirts when donning the red serge.
UK politicians kick off a 6-week election campaign framed as a choice between continuity and change

UK politicians kick off a 6-week election campaign framed as a choice between continuity and change

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s political party leaders crisscrossed the country on Thursday, kicking off a six-week election campaign in which Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's Conservative Party is trying to overturn a widespread sense that it will be ousted fr
French President Macron says he won't push through voting reforms that triggered New Caledonia riots

French President Macron says he won't push through voting reforms that triggered New Caledonia riots

French President Emmanuel Macron said on a visit to riot-hit New Caledonia on Thursday that he won’t force through a contested voting reform that has sparked deadly unrest in the French Pacific territory and wants to leave time for local leaders to c
First Nations Health Authority in B.C. investigating cybersecurity incident

First Nations Health Authority in B.C. investigating cybersecurity incident

The First Nations Health Authority in B.C. is investigating after being hit by a cybersecurity attack.

'One of the most hated men in Winnipeg': Trial sees letters from serial killer

WINNIPEG — The trial of admitted serial killer Jeremy Skibicki learned about him through his own words Wednesday, with pen pal letters in which he discusses everything from the persecution of Caucasians to his post-apocalyptic zombie novel.