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Examination suggests whale that died near Montreal was likely hit by boat

Examination suggests whale that died near Montreal was likely hit by boat

MONTREAL — Preliminary results from the medical examination of a young humpback whale found dead Tuesday after making a rare visit to the Montreal area suggest the animal was struck by a boat.
Law professor who pioneered restorative justice draws donation for new centre

Law professor who pioneered restorative justice draws donation for new centre

HALIFAX — A law professor says she hopes the creation of a research lab aimed at promoting restorative justice will help institutions start tackling racial discrimination and other social problems in a lasting way.

Veterans activist, government reach settlement of $25,000 libel suit

TORONTO — A noted veterans activist has settled his $25,000 defamation lawsuit against former minister of veterans affairs Seamus O'Reagan after a two-year battle, the parties said on Wednesday.
Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are

Garneau asks Iran to explain to UN aviation council where black boxes are

OTTAWA — Canada wants Iran to explain why it still hasn't handed over the black boxes from the Ukrainian jetliner that was shot down by Iranian military near Tehran on Jan. 8, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Wednesday.
Teach Black history to fight racism, starting in elementary school: students

Teach Black history to fight racism, starting in elementary school: students

VANCOUVER — Daniel Afolabi remembers one soccer game in particular at age nine in Okotoks, Alta., when a player on the opposing team refused to shake his hand. "He goes 'I don't want to shake your hand because you're Black,' " Afolabi recalls.
Greta Thunberg pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote

Greta Thunberg pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote

OTTAWA — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging developing island nations to use the upcoming United Nations Security Council election as leverage to push Canada and Norway to step up their games on climate change.
Transplant patient's pandemic life: family bonding, and hope that lungs come soon

Transplant patient's pandemic life: family bonding, and hope that lungs come soon

HALIFAX — For 15-year-old Tahlia Ali, life in the time of COVID-19 has meant a hard wait for a lung transplant operation she hopes will change her future, but there have also been some lighter moments to savour.
Confusion over mask advice and Leafs hit the ice; In The News for June 10

Confusion over mask advice and Leafs hit the ice; In The News for June 10

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 June 10 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Tess Richey's family sues killer, police over mental distress caused by her death

Tess Richey's family sues killer, police over mental distress caused by her death

TORONTO — Months after a Toronto man was convicted of sexually assaulting and killing Tess Richey, the young woman's family is suing him, police and others over the psychological devastation they suffered as a result of her death.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.