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Quebec study confirms practice of forced sterilizations of Indigenous women

Quebec study confirms practice of forced sterilizations of Indigenous women

MONTREAL — There have been at least 22 cases of forced sterilization of First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec since 1980, a university study released Thursday concluded.
Mounties in southern Alberta help owner round up ostriches that escaped from a pen

Mounties in southern Alberta help owner round up ostriches that escaped from a pen

TABER, Alta. — RCMP in southern Alberta had an unusual chase this morning after 20 ostriches escaped their pen. Mounties say in a statement that they started receiving reports just before 8 a.m. about the birds on the road near Taber, Alta.
An economic threat is a national threat, Freeland tells inquiry into Emergencies Act

An economic threat is a national threat, Freeland tells inquiry into Emergencies Act

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland drew a direct link between Canada’s economic and national security on Thursday, as she defended her government’s decision to declare a public order emergency to end the "Freedom Convoy" protests.
Suicide of Vancouver police officer will be subject of coroner's inquest

Suicide of Vancouver police officer will be subject of coroner's inquest

VICTORIA — The events leading up to the suicide of a 30-year-old Vancouver police officer will be the subject of a coroner's inquest next month. A lawsuit filed on behalf of Const.
Long-term rate hikes effects will be 'more powerful' than people think: Poloz

Long-term rate hikes effects will be 'more powerful' than people think: Poloz

OTTAWA — The full effects of interest rate hikes have yet to be felt — and will be "even more powerful" than many anticipate, said former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz Thursday in a speech about ways Canada can chart a path toward economic gr
Climate Changed: Adaptation strategy commits funds to fight heat, floods, fires

Climate Changed: Adaptation strategy commits funds to fight heat, floods, fires

ST. PETER'S BAY, P.E.I. — A national climate adaptation strategy released Thursday includes $1.6 billion in new spending to help communities faced with risks ranging from deadly heat waves and wildfires to floods and storms.
In The News for Nov. 24: What will Freeland have to say at Emergencies Act Inquiry?

In The News for Nov. 24: What will Freeland have to say at Emergencies Act Inquiry?

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 Nov. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
LGBTQ and other rights issues at World Cup a 'huge blemish' on FIFA: Hall of Famer

LGBTQ and other rights issues at World Cup a 'huge blemish' on FIFA: Hall of Famer

VANCOUVER — Carrie Serwetnyk, the first woman inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame and an advocate for equal rights in sports,is in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup and says the event is "still trying to find its joy.

B.C. RCMP charge suspect accused of hitting residential school marchers with pickup

MISSION, BRITISH COLUMBIA — RCMP in British Columbia say a suspect has been charged after several people taking part in a residential school march were struck last spring by a pickup truck.
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

VANCOUVER — An Afro-Indigenous woman has been awarded $150,000 in compensation by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal after her children were wrongfully seized by a child welfare agency.