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Street checks should be strictly limited - or banned outright, N.S. report said

Street checks should be strictly limited - or banned outright, N.S. report said

HALIFAX — Street checks by Halifax-area police have had a "disproportionate and negative" impact on the African Nova Scotia community, according to a new report that found black males were nine times more likely to be stopped by police than the gener
UN, Canada at odds over restrictions on promised military transport plane

UN, Canada at odds over restrictions on promised military transport plane

OTTAWA — The United Nations is pushing back against restrictions Canada wants to put on the use of a military transport plane it promised to deploy in Africa.
Montreal archdiocese calls on retired judge to examine sexual abuse allegations

Montreal archdiocese calls on retired judge to examine sexual abuse allegations

MONTREAL — The Montreal archdiocese has called on a retired judge to conduct an audit of sexual abuse claims over a span of nearly seven decades, but a group that works with victims raised concerns Wednesday about the church handpicking its own audit
Israel-Canada close despite differences on Golan Heights recognition: envoy

Israel-Canada close despite differences on Golan Heights recognition: envoy

OTTAWA — Israel disagrees with Canada's stance towards the Golan Heights and the effectiveness of the Iran nuclear deal, but the country's envoy still believes the Trudeau government's broader Middle East policy is very supportive.

Montreal councillor removed from caucus after anti-Muslim comments

MONTREAL — A Montreal borough councillor who caused a furor when she stated publicly how upset she was to be treated by a doctor wearing a Muslim headscarf was kicked out of her party's caucus Wednesday.
Senate committee to study extent of forced sterilization across Canada

Senate committee to study extent of forced sterilization across Canada

OTTAWA — The Senate's human rights committee is launching a study about the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women.
Prince Edward Island's Green leader keen to make electoral history

Prince Edward Island's Green leader keen to make electoral history

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Green leader is contemplating making history — as the party's first Canadian premier. Islanders will go to the polls April 23 in a provincial election announced late Tuesday.
'Serve as a warning:' Owner of truck in Broncos crash admits to safety offences

'Serve as a warning:' Owner of truck in Broncos crash admits to safety offences

CALGARY — The owner of the transport truck involved in the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has admitted he did not follow provincial and federal safety rules in the months leading up to the collision.

14-year-old's drowning death linked to sugary alcoholic drinks: Quebec coroner

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner called on public heath authorities to take stronger action to counter the dangers of youth drinking Wednesday as he released his report into the death of a 14-year-old girl who was found dead in a stream behind her school
Strong connection: Research links shrinking sea ice to less rain in south

Strong connection: Research links shrinking sea ice to less rain in south

Research has uncovered powerful evidence linking shrinking sea ice in the Arctic to snow and rain in central North America.