Canada

September 23, 2022

N.W.T. Supreme Court gets 1st Indigenous chief justice

Chief Justice Shannon Smallwood is Dene from Fort Good Hope, and is the first Indigenous person named to the court's top position.
September 23, 2022

On final day of inquiry, RCMP lawyer says N.S. mass shooting response 'far from perfect'

On the final day of a lengthy public inquiry into the massacre, a lawyer for the RCMP and federal government acknowledged the police response was "far from perfect."
September 23, 2022

Municipal election candidates in Ontario worried October voting day falls on Diwali

Some Hindus and Sikhs in Ontario are not pleased with the date of this year's municipal election, especially some of the candidates, because people are set to cast ballots on the main day for the religious festival of Diwali in October.
September 23, 2022

Australian coal company seeking more than $3.5B from Alberta government over policy change

An Australian coal company is alleging that Alberta is liable for billions after reversing course on policy tied to coal development in the province.
September 23, 2022

These 2 Canadian women changed their names to honour their roots

Ashante Infantry and Zahra Bakhsh have made a more personal renunciation of colonial conventions of naming — starting with changing their own names to better reflect their roots.
September 23, 2022

No charges against officers who killed man with pellet gun near Toronto school in May

Ontario’s police watchdog has cleared two Toronto police officers of any wrongdoing after they shot and killed a man holding a pellet gun in Scarborough back in May.
September 23, 2022

A photographic look at damage from Hurricane Fiona on P.E.I.

As dawn broke on Prince Edward Island Saturday, the extent of the damage started to become clear. The photos here are worth several thousand words.
September 23, 2022

B.C. city launching 4-day work week in effort to retain staff

The City of Merritt in B.C.'s Interior is launching a four-day work week pilot program in the hope of attracting, recruiting and retaining municipal workers.
September 23, 2022

4 months after young girl's body was found in the Grand River, police still don't know who she is

Four months after the body of a girl, between the age of 10 months and two-years old, was found in the Grand River near Dunnville, Ont., police still don't know who she is or how she died.
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