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'Rips your heart out:' Two men learn they were switched at birth in Manitoba hospital

'Rips your heart out:' Two men learn they were switched at birth in Manitoba hospital

Edward Ambrose remembers wanting to be just like his father — a mentor, a hard worker, a proud family man. More than sixty years later, Ambrose would receive shocking news. That man was not his father.
Turpel-Lafond stripped of honorary degree over claims of Indigenous heritage

Turpel-Lafond stripped of honorary degree over claims of Indigenous heritage

REGINA — The University of Regina says it has rescinded the honorary doctor of laws degree it awarded to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond in 2003 as she faces questions about her Indigenous heritage.

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LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go to www.
Yukon celebrates 50th anniversary of watershed self-governance meeting

Yukon celebrates 50th anniversary of watershed self-governance meeting

WHITEHORSE — For Peter Johnston, grand chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations, the history of the territory's modern self-government agreements runs in his blood. On Feb.
Billy Two Rivers, retired Mohawk wrestler and politician, dies at 87

Billy Two Rivers, retired Mohawk wrestler and politician, dies at 87

MONTREAL — Billy Two Rivers, a celebrated Mohawk professional wrestler who became a prominent politician and Indigenous rights advocate, has died at 87.
Australia adds $300 million in funding for Indigenous pledge

Australia adds $300 million in funding for Indigenous pledge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Fifteen years after the Australian Parliament’s historic apology to its Indigenous people for past wrongs, the government on Monday announced 424 million Australian dollars ($293 million) in new funding to improve the lives
Cree dancer from Canada part of group of Indigenous dancers performing at Super Bowl

Cree dancer from Canada part of group of Indigenous dancers performing at Super Bowl

PHOENIX — Patrick Mitsuing is used to performing in front of large crowds.
Judge who released man later charged in cop's death weighed Indigenous background

Judge who released man later charged in cop's death weighed Indigenous background

A judge who granted bail to a man later accused of killing an Ontario Provincial Police officer noted his Indigenous background and the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the correctional system before he decided to release the man from custo

Ski Report

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go to www.
'Largest battery storage project in Canada' to open in two years in Six Nations

'Largest battery storage project in Canada' to open in two years in Six Nations

An electricity battery storage facility said to be the largest in Canada is set to open in two years on Indigenous land in southwestern Ontario, with Six Nations of the Grand River and Ottawa as investors.