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'Bugger of a fight': Historians question criticism of Canada's Normandy battles

'Bugger of a fight': Historians question criticism of Canada's Normandy battles

OTTAWA — D-Day: the letter stands for nothing, but the term itself represents a great deal more. It conjures indelible images of landing craft speeding towards the beaches of Normandy.
Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela

Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela

OTTAWA — Canada suspended operations at its embassy in Venezuela on Sunday, saying President Nicolas Maduro's regime is increasingly clamping down on diplomats who oppose his rule.
Canada announces new funding model to support women's equality globally

Canada announces new funding model to support women's equality globally

VANCOUVER — Canada's minister of gender equality has announced a new initiative aimed at creating a sustainable model to fund women's rights organizations in developing countries and at home.
'This road is just the beginning:' Isolated First Nation celebrates Freedom Road

'This road is just the beginning:' Isolated First Nation celebrates Freedom Road

SHOAL LAKE, Ont. — For the first time in his life, Chief Erwin Redsky won't have to fight for each small stone that lies along the 24-kilometre road that connects his First Nation to the outside world after more than a century.
Number of evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation hits 1,700 as wildfire grows

Number of evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation hits 1,700 as wildfire grows

PIKANGIKUM, Ont. — Evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation will be taken to host cities in two provinces on Sunday while a wildfire continues to grow near the northwestern Ontario community.
High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home

High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Community officials say thousands of fire evacuees from High Level, Alta., as well as the surrounding areas of Mackenzie County and several Dene Tha' First Nation communities will be allowed to return home on Monday.
CP NewsAlert: High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home

CP NewsAlert: High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Community officials say thousands of fire evacuees from High Level, Alta., as well as the surrounding areas of Mackenzie County and several Dene Tha' First Nation communities will be allowed to return home on Monday.
The War to June 6, 1944: How the decisions surrounding D-Day came about

The War to June 6, 1944: How the decisions surrounding D-Day came about

OTTAWA — THE WAR TO JUNE 6: Allied fortunes had rebounded by 1944 after the massive German conquests of 1940-41.
Emotional ceremony to mark release of inquiry report on Indigenous women, girls

Emotional ceremony to mark release of inquiry report on Indigenous women, girls

OTTAWA — Survivors and families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are preparing for what's anticipated to be a highly emotional ceremony in Gatineau, Que.
A selection of books, films about or referencing Juno Beach and D-Day invasion

A selection of books, films about or referencing Juno Beach and D-Day invasion

OTTAWA — A selection of films and books about the Normandy invasion: FILMS Storming Juno (2010): Movies mentioning Canada's role in the D-Day landings are hard enough to come by, let alone one actually focused on Juno Beach.