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In the news today, May 29

In the news today, May 29

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, May 29 ——— O'REGAN TO VISIT MERCURY-DAMAGED GRASSY NARROWS Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan is being urged to ensure a long-awaited visit to an Ontario First Nation is substantive and not a pre-elect
Dispatches from Juno: How CP's war correspondents told the story of D-Day

Dispatches from Juno: How CP's war correspondents told the story of D-Day

OTTAWA — Dispatches from Ross Munro, William (Bill) Stewart and other war correspondents were how many Canadians in 1944 learned details of the June 6 D-Day landings and the fighting that followed.

Raptors tickets being auctioned off in support of hit-and-run victim's family

TORONTO — The company that owns the Toronto Raptors is auctioning off a pair of tickets to Game 1 of the NBA Finals to support an employee whose son was the victim of a hit and run over the weekend.
B.C. man who scaled Everest says climb is not for 'faint of heart'

B.C. man who scaled Everest says climb is not for 'faint of heart'

VANCOUVER — When Chris Dare stood on the roof of the world he had tears behind his goggles.
Scheer vows to end 'illegal' border crossings as part of immigration policy plan

Scheer vows to end 'illegal' border crossings as part of immigration policy plan

OTTAWA — If elected prime minister, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he would put an end to "illegal" border crossings in Canada.

Senate committee votes to investigate failed prosecution of Mark Norman

OTTAWA — A Senate committee is launching an inquiry into the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen.

B.C. legislature dress code proposal includes 'contemporary' modifications

VICTORIA — A report by the acting clerk of British Columbia's legislature proposes an updated dress code modelled on what is considered professional and contemporary business attire.

Health Canada suspends Biocell breast implants citing increased cancer risks

OTTAWA — Health Canada has suspended the licences for Biocell breast implants because of an increased cancer risk.
B.C. post-secondary schools at risk of money laundering: minister

B.C. post-secondary schools at risk of money laundering: minister

VICTORIA — Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia were warned Tuesday to be on the look out for possible student money launderers in the province's ongoing fight against illegal cash.
Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in citizenship oath

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in citizenship oath

OTTAWA — New Canadians will soon swear to honour the rights of Indigenous Peoples if a proposed legislative change is adopted.