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Violent ends to past Indigenous protests haunt Trudeau government

Violent ends to past Indigenous protests haunt Trudeau government

OTTAWA — The ghosts of Indigenous protests past have hovered over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as his government struggles to bring a peaceful end to blockades that have disrupted traffic on rail lines and other major transportation routes across th
Alberta and two First Nations make deal for proposed oilsands mine

Alberta and two First Nations make deal for proposed oilsands mine

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has struck deals with two northern Alberta First Nations over a proposed open-pit oilsands mine that's awaiting Ottawa's approval.
Once convicted of manslaughter, ex-gang member now licensed as lawyer

Once convicted of manslaughter, ex-gang member now licensed as lawyer

TORONTO — It sometimes seems like the trajectory of a life that has taken him from one side of the law to the other since his arrival in Canada as an infant three decades ago belongs to someone else.
Amy, chasing: Klobuchar, already beating odds, faces uphill climb

Amy, chasing: Klobuchar, already beating odds, faces uphill climb

WASHINGTON — It's been a running gag ever since she launched her bid to become president of the United States: Amy Klobuchar knows how to handle a Canadian winter.
Russian spy case documents missing or destroyed, Canada's info watchdog finds

Russian spy case documents missing or destroyed, Canada's info watchdog finds

OTTAWA — Federal officials lost or possibly destroyed sensitive records about the case of a naval officer convicted of selling secrets to Russia, an investigation by Canada's information commissioner has found.

B.C. ticket holder claims Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — The $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia. And the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb.
Saskatoon protest springs up, even after Trudeau orders blockades torn down

Saskatoon protest springs up, even after Trudeau orders blockades torn down

More protests in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs sprung up on Saturday, a day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pivoted to take a sterner tone with Indigenous leaders he blames for halting train service across much of Canada.
Canadian L'Arche group shocked by report that founder sexually abused women

Canadian L'Arche group shocked by report that founder sexually abused women

A report by a French-based charity that helps people who are developmentally disabled has concluded its late Canadian founder had "manipulative sexual relationships" with women over several decades, shocking members of the group that continue his wor

Governor general says multiple solutions needed for 'complicated' overdose issue

VANCOUVER — Canada's Governor General visited an overdose prevention site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside on Saturday after meeting with first responders on the front lines of substance-use issues fuelled by the opioid fentanyl.
Premier Ford kicks off re-election campaign at PC policy convention

Premier Ford kicks off re-election campaign at PC policy convention

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.