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Edmonton Football Team changes its name to Elks

Edmonton Football Team changes its name to Elks

It's one of the largest species within the deer family, can stand almost two metres tall at the shoulders and inflict serious damage when challenged. Now, the elk will be featured in the CFL.
Discovery of Indigenous children's bodies reminder of Canada's genocide: experts

Discovery of Indigenous children's bodies reminder of Canada's genocide: experts

OTTAWA — The discovery of 215 children's remains in an unmarked burial site in British Columbia has revived discussion about the residential school system, which international law experts say was a genocide against Indigenous Peoples.
Retired judge calls for overhaul of military's handling of sexual misconduct cases

Retired judge calls for overhaul of military's handling of sexual misconduct cases

OTTAWA — A retired Supreme Court justice has found that sexual misconduct in the military is as pervasive and destructive now as it was six years ago, and that significant changes are required to address the problem.
Search for unmarked graves to resume at former residential school in Nova Scotia

Search for unmarked graves to resume at former residential school in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — A survivor of the largest residential school in the Maritimes says the search will continue for unmarked graves at the sprawling rural site north of Halifax.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises cities help to lower high cost of housing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises cities help to lower high cost of housing

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised municipal leaders federal backing and resources toward efforts to address the high cost of housing that he says is creating a crisis for young and middle-class families.
'Delicate, sensitive process:' Expert talks on searching for burial sites with radar

'Delicate, sensitive process:' Expert talks on searching for burial sites with radar

EDMONTON — Searching for unmarked burial sites is a painstaking process that not all Indigenous communities could be immediately ready for after the remains of more than 200 children were found at a former residential school in British Columbia, says
Stronger growth expected in rest of 2021 after economy grows 5.6% in first quarter

Stronger growth expected in rest of 2021 after economy grows 5.6% in first quarter

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy grew at an annual rate of 5.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year before falling back in April, leaving experts looking forward to summer and hopes for household spending to ignite a sharp rebound.
Sir John A. Macdonald statue removed in Charlottetown after city council vote

Sir John A. Macdonald statue removed in Charlottetown after city council vote

CHARLOTTETOWN — City crews in Charlottetown have taken down a controversial statue of Canada's first prime minister. The action this morning follows Monday's vote by Charlottetown council to permanently remove the Sir John A.
Warm, dry summer expected across much of Canada, Weather Network predicts

Warm, dry summer expected across much of Canada, Weather Network predicts

It will be a perfect summer for backyard barbecues and picnics in the park across much of Canada, according to predictions from one prominent national forecaster.
Albertans can get haircuts, Canadiens move to second round : In The News for June 1

Albertans can get haircuts, Canadiens move to second round : In The News for June 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...