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'In a crisis': Deaths of Indigenous women in Winnipeg spark calls for safe housing

'In a crisis': Deaths of Indigenous women in Winnipeg spark calls for safe housing

Lori Ann Mancheese always wanted a home. But the 53-year-old mother of five from Manitoba's Ebb and Flow First Nation died before her dream could come true. Earlier this month, her remains were found in a farmer’s field outside of Winnipeg.

Public safety minister eyes steps to strengthen oversight of the RCMP

OTTAWA — The federal public safety minister says he is "deeply committed" to enhancing oversight of the RCMP by strengthening the role of the national police force's management advisory board.
Policy revamp might save lives in next heat dome, but so could community, say experts

Policy revamp might save lives in next heat dome, but so could community, say experts

VICTORIA — She died in the arms of firefighters.
Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

Commonwealth falls short of condemning Russia as Trudeau prepares for G7

KIGALI, Rwanda — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau headed to the G7 summit in Germany on Saturday without a consensus from the Commonwealth to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, but with a chorus of countries calling for help to overcome the fallou
Experts caution against becoming 'air-conditioned society' as heat waves get hotter

Experts caution against becoming 'air-conditioned society' as heat waves get hotter

Experts caution that residents and policymakers need to think beyond air conditioning as the predominant solution to the risks as climate change fuels heat waves that scientists say are becoming hotter and more frequent
Indigenous conservation Canada's way of the future, Guilbeault says

Indigenous conservation Canada's way of the future, Guilbeault says

Most protected areas in Canada are now being proposed by Indigenous groups, who aim to look after those lands themselves
RCMP reform would prevent political interference, criminologists say

RCMP reform would prevent political interference, criminologists say

OTTAWA — An Ottawa criminologist says questions about whether political pressure was placed on the RCMP commissioner in the Nova Scotia shooting investigation illustrate why Brenda Lucki should not report to the public safety minister.
Uneven economic recovery does not bring all Canadian women with it: experts

Uneven economic recovery does not bring all Canadian women with it: experts

OTTAWA — After more than two years of economic turbulence through the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's workforce participation overall appears quite rosy for women.

New federal task force to review government service delays, reduce wait times

The federal government has created a special task force to help tackle the major delays with immigration applications and passport processing that have left Canadians frustrated.

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's Lotto Max $65 million draw. However, one of the 10 available $1 million Maxmillion prizes was claimed, with the winning ticket being sold in Quebec.