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Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's privileged upbringing created a "massive blind spot" when it came to understanding how dressing in blackface could be harmful, he said Thursday.
Invasive giant bee-eating hornets nest found in Nanaimo, B.C.

Invasive giant bee-eating hornets nest found in Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — A nest of invasive Asian giant hornets has been discovered and destroyed in a park south of Nanaimo, B.C.

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'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

'We can move on with our lives:' Alberta parents acquitted in death of toddler

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta mother and father who treated their ill son with herbal remedies rather than get him medical attention have been acquitted in the boy's death. The courtroom in Lethbridge, Alta.

Alberta man sentenced to 23.5 years for sexually abusing his three daughters

EDMONTON — A central Alberta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his three daughters has been sentenced to 23.5 years.
'I'd do it again,' says B.C. man who jumped naked into Toronto shark tank

'I'd do it again,' says B.C. man who jumped naked into Toronto shark tank

TORONTO — A British Columbia man apologized to a judge on Thursday for stripping naked and jumping into a shark tank at a Toronto aquarium last year only to moments later say outside court that he did not regret his actions.

Miniature horse's ear severed, legs gashed during dog attack in Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — A miniature horse that was mauled by two dogs on Vancouver Island is making a good recovery and is due to be released from a veterinary clinic, but her caretaker says the animal faces a long road to recovery.
Health organizations call for end to promotion of vaping products

Health organizations call for end to promotion of vaping products

OTTAWA — Federal officials have to act right away to avoid further risks of serious illness from vaping, eight Canadian health organizations said Thursday.
'Unacceptable': Comments from party leaders, candidates on Trudeau in blackface

'Unacceptable': Comments from party leaders, candidates on Trudeau in blackface

OTTAWA — Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface produced widespread reaction to the images themselves, and on the issue of race and racism in Canada.
Indigenous candidates 'hurt,' 'frustrated' by Trudeau blackface photos

Indigenous candidates 'hurt,' 'frustrated' by Trudeau blackface photos

VANCOUVER — Indigenous candidates and community leaders expressed shock, pain and frustration Thursday after multiple photographs surfaced of Justin Trudeau made up in brownface and blackface.