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Mounties investigating historical death at children's home in northern Saskatchewan

Mounties investigating historical death at children's home in northern Saskatchewan

REGINA — Mounties say they are investigating a possible death in 1974 at a northern Saskatchewan home where Indigenous children lived away from their families while attending school.

Settlement proposed in lawsuit against fertility doc alleged to have used wrong sperm

Families alleging that an Ottawa fertility doctor used his own sperm as well as that of the wrong donors in performing artificial inseminations are poised to share millions in compensation after a proposed settlement was reached in the case.
Ottawa hands N.L. $5.2 billion for troubled Muskrat Falls hydro project

Ottawa hands N.L. $5.2 billion for troubled Muskrat Falls hydro project

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Newfoundland and Labrador Wednesday to announce a $5.2-billion deal to help the province cover the costs of a troubled hydroelectric project ahead of an expected federal election call.
First Nations group says all residential schools need to be investigated

First Nations group says all residential schools need to be investigated

WINNIPEG — A First Nations advocacy group in Manitoba is urging RCMP across the country to open criminal investigations into all former residential schools following a decade-long investigation into allegations of sexual abuse at a former residential
Green party bleeding cash amid legal battles with Annamie Paul

Green party bleeding cash amid legal battles with Annamie Paul

OTTAWA — The Green party is poised to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal battles with leader Annamie Paul, worsening an already rough financial situation as a federal election nears.
England, Scotland exclude Canadians from new exception to quarantine measures

England, Scotland exclude Canadians from new exception to quarantine measures

OTTAWA — Fully vaccinated Canadian travellers have been left out of plans to ease quarantine restrictions for entry to England and Scotland.
Access requester told to wait five years for public health agency head's email, texts

Access requester told to wait five years for public health agency head's email, texts

OTTAWA — A requester seeking access to a week's worth of emails and messages from the head of a federal agency embroiled in controversy has been told to wait five years or more for a response under Canada's information law.
Governor General will agree to a Trudeau request to call snap election: experts

Governor General will agree to a Trudeau request to call snap election: experts

OTTAWA — The long-standing tradition of the Governor General acceding to Canadian prime ministers' requests to dissolve Parliament will practically push Mary Simon to accept a plea from Justin Trudeau to call an election, a constitutional law expert
Nunavut to drop its mask mandate Friday, more than a month after COVID-19 outbreak

Nunavut to drop its mask mandate Friday, more than a month after COVID-19 outbreak

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's chief public health officer says people living in the territory will no longer be required to wear masks starting Friday, but he says they are still strongly encouraged. Dr.
Quebec court awards $47,000 in damages to conjugal violence victim

Quebec court awards $47,000 in damages to conjugal violence victim

MONTREAL — Quebec Superior Court has awarded nearly $47,000 to a victim of conjugal violence in a recent ruling, a type of legal remedy advocates say they hope will become more common in domestic violence cases.