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Federal government's appeal of solitary confinement decision in B.C. to be heard

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top court is set to hear the federal government's appeal of a ruling that said indefinite solitary confinement of prisoners is unconstitutional and causes permanent harm. The B.C.
Treaty signing marks start of real work for Alberta's Lubicon, says chief

Treaty signing marks start of real work for Alberta's Lubicon, says chief

EDMONTON — Alberta's Lubicon Cree have been fighting for decades for a land they could call their own.
Heartwarming clip shows newcomer kids experiencing first Canadian snowfall

Heartwarming clip shows newcomer kids experiencing first Canadian snowfall

TORONTO — A woman who shared a video of two Eritrean children reacting gleefully to their first Canadian snowfall says the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the clip is reaffirming her faith in the country as a welcoming place for newcomers.
Amnesty calls for accountability on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

Amnesty calls for accountability on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

OTTAWA — Amnesty International Canada is calling on the federal government to appoint a special representative to hear from Indigenous women coerced into sterilization procedures — to learn what justice would look like for them.
Feds dropped ball with First World War centenary commemorations: historians

Feds dropped ball with First World War centenary commemorations: historians

OTTAWA — Some of Canada's top military historians say the federal government missed an important opportunity to commemorate the First World War's centenary and that its efforts over the past four years paled in comparison to those of Britain, Austral
Pedal power: Saskatoon cyclist racks up 734 kilometres in a day

Pedal power: Saskatoon cyclist racks up 734 kilometres in a day

Saskatoon cyclist Meaghan Hackinen has clocked many hours on her road bike in Saskatchewan, but she's always wondered how far she could go in a 24-hour period.

Quebec college athletes suspended after anti-Muslim video shared on social media

MONTREAL — A junior college in Quebec City has suspended four members of its women's basketball team after a video criticizing immigrants and Muslims was shared on social media.
Canada still hopes to secure comprehensive free-trade deal with China

Canada still hopes to secure comprehensive free-trade deal with China

OTTAWA — Canada is still hoping to secure a comprehensive trade deal with China despite suggestions last week it was instead aiming for sector-by-sector agreements.
Both sides 'remain far apart' despite mediation, says postal union

Both sides 'remain far apart' despite mediation, says postal union

OTTAWA — Union negotiators say there was little progress in the two-and-a-half weeks that a special mediator was assigned to the Canada Post labour dispute.
Canada hoping to solve U.S. tariff dispute by G20 meetings at month's end: PM

Canada hoping to solve U.S. tariff dispute by G20 meetings at month's end: PM

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is setting his sights on the end of the month as the next target date for reaching a trade-and-tariff detente with the United States.