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Yukon judge reserves decision in election petition until at least next month

Yukon judge reserves decision in election petition until at least next month

WHITEHORSE — A judge in the Supreme Court of Yukon has reserved her decision over the validity of a ballot cast in the territory's last election by a jailed voter in the riding where the former health minister lost her seat in a tie vote.

'We always knew:' Reactions to 751 unmarked graves detected at residential school

Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan says ground-penetrating radar has found 751 unmarked graves at the former Marieval Indian Residential School site, about 150 kilometres east of Regina.
Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

VANCOUVER — Jeremy Cain spent Thursday overseeing a team of outreach workers in Kamloops, B.C., in a race against an impending heat wave that he worries will put the city's already vulnerable community members at even greater risk.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, June 24, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:55 p.m. British Columbia is reporting three COVID-19 deaths, bringing the provincial total to 1,747. Provincial health officer Dr.
First Nation says 751 unmarked graves found at Saskatchewan residential school site

First Nation says 751 unmarked graves found at Saskatchewan residential school site

Eagleclaw Thom cried on the phone with family members as they shared stories of attending a former Saskatchewan residential school where a search has revealed what are believed to be 751 unmarked graves.
Groups challenge decision allowing judge involved in U of T controversy to keep job

Groups challenge decision allowing judge involved in U of T controversy to keep job

OTTAWA — Complainants are challenging a review body decision that allowed a federal judge to keep his job after he was accused of bias against Palestinians over his views on a proposed university appointment.
Facial recognition use by Liberals raises issues, says B.C.'s privacy commissioner

Facial recognition use by Liberals raises issues, says B.C.'s privacy commissioner

VICTORIA — The use of facial recognition technology by the Liberal Party of Canada as part of its process to pick candidates in the next federal election could result in a privacy investigation in British Columbia, says the province's information and
'They made us believe we didn't have souls:' Marieval residential school survivor

'They made us believe we didn't have souls:' Marieval residential school survivor

A Cowessess First Nation elder is recalling the abusive and dehumanizing experiences she had while attending a residential school in Saskatchewan as news of the hundreds of unmarked graves found at the site rippled around the world.
Defence minister has lost all credibility on military sex misconduct: experts

Defence minister has lost all credibility on military sex misconduct: experts

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has lost all credibility in the fight against military sexual misconduct, some experts say following revelations one of his military assistants was ordered suspended from the Vancouver police three years ago fo
Lionel Desmond inquiry: Veterans Affairs review cites delays, calls for changes

Lionel Desmond inquiry: Veterans Affairs review cites delays, calls for changes

HALIFAX — An internal review of how Veterans Affairs handled the tragic case of a former soldier who killed his family and himself in 2017 says changes must be made to prevent other veterans from experiencing the delays in service that Lionel Desmond