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Allowing students to skip fees for campus organizations will reduce accountability: groups

TORONTO — Student organizations say the Ontario government's decision to allow college and university students to opt out of the fees that fund campus groups, student newspapers and clubs will make the province's post-secondary institutions less tran
Homeowners falling behind growing threat of climate-related catastrophes: study

Homeowners falling behind growing threat of climate-related catastrophes: study

Canadians aren't keeping up with the need to protect their homes against catastrophic events made more common by climate change, says a coast-to-coast study from the University of Waterloo.

Two women investigated for anti-Indigenous comments face mediation circle

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — Two Manitoba women arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people were asked to read what was written out loud to elders this week as part of a process to resolve the case.

Man charged with killing 12-year-old B.C. girl found guilty of 1978 murder

VANCOUVER — A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old British Columbia girl over 40 years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder. Jurors began deliberating the fate of Garry Handlen on Tuesday after an 11-week trial in B.C.
Quebec woman who carried on relationship with young child avoids jail time

Quebec woman who carried on relationship with young child avoids jail time

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area woman who carried on an intense, inappropriate relationship with a young girl despite numerous efforts to get her to stop will avoid further jail time.

Project that kept more addicted patients in treatment expands across B.C.

VANCOUVER — A pilot project in Vancouver is being expanded across British Columbia after more than double the number of drug-addicted people stayed in treatment to prevent them from fatally overdosing.
Renovations to be revealed at Saskatchewan school where shooting took place

Renovations to be revealed at Saskatchewan school where shooting took place

LA LOCHE, Sask. — The mayor of a northern Saskatchewan community says there are mixed feelings as renovations to the high school are revealed three years after a deadly shooting.
Netflix rejects request to remove Lac-Megantic images from 'Bird Box'

Netflix rejects request to remove Lac-Megantic images from 'Bird Box'

MONTREAL — Netflix is refusing to remove from its hit movie "Bird Box" footage of the rail explosion that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, despite an appeal from the town's mayor.

Gender discrimination persists in Canada's Indian Act, UN committee rules

Despite government efforts over the years to fix the situation, Canada's Indian Act still discriminates against Indigenous women when it comes to passing on their status to their descendants, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled this week.
Police thought Dennis Oland might flee after his father's murder, trial told

Police thought Dennis Oland might flee after his father's murder, trial told

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Police believed that Dennis Oland, the prime suspect in the murder of his father, Richard, was a flight risk and that is why they tried to rush evidence through the RCMP crime lab. Sgt.