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Métis leader calls for Queen to apologize for residential schools

Métis leader calls for Queen to apologize for residential schools

The president of the Métis National Council says the Queen should apologize for residential schools to help survivors and their families heal.
Military failing to remove barriers to diversifying ranks: ombudsman

Military failing to remove barriers to diversifying ranks: ombudsman

OTTAWA — Canada’s military ombudsman is joining the chorus of those accusing the Canadian Armed Forces and Defence Department of failing to address long-standing barriers to recruit and retain more women, visible minorities and Indigenous people.
Team leader critical of RCMP mental health support after Nova Scotia mass shooting

Team leader critical of RCMP mental health support after Nova Scotia mass shooting

HALIFAX — The RCMP's treatment of their tactical team in the days following the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia was characterized as “absolutely disgusting” Monday during testimony before the public inquiry examining the killings.
Feds moving forward on criminal case review body, want to 'get this right': Lametti

Feds moving forward on criminal case review body, want to 'get this right': Lametti

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says Ottawa is weighing options for the design of a commission to review possible wrongful convictions, adding he is committed to getting the new body in place.
Ottawa's Terry Fox statue will move to make way for new parliamentary building

Ottawa's Terry Fox statue will move to make way for new parliamentary building

OTTAWA — The Terry Fox statue across from Parliament Hill will need to be moved to make way for a new building complex to house offices for MPs and senators.
Prince Charles to come face to face with 'woolly doppelgänger' on royal tour

Prince Charles to come face to face with 'woolly doppelgänger' on royal tour

The Prince of Wales is set to be greeted by a sheepish figure when he arrives in Canada on Tuesday: his own "woolly doppelgänger.
Advisory board for next top court judge to include Indigenous Bar Association member

Advisory board for next top court judge to include Indigenous Bar Association member

OTTAWA — For the first time, the Indigenous Bar Association has nominated a member of the independent advisory board that will help choose the next Supreme Court justice.
First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

First patient in Quebec gets approval from Health Canada for magic mushroom therapy

MONTREAL — When Thomas Hartle indulges in a session of psilocybin treatment, the end-of-life anxiety, distractions and noises associated with his terminal colon cancer go away. "Before the treatment, it’s like you’re sitting in your car. It’s summer.
Adapting to climate change, COVID hospitalizations : In The News for May 16

Adapting to climate change, COVID hospitalizations : In The News for May 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

B.C. to launch 'circle of care' for neurodiverse kids but parents have many questions

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is set to launch one-stop support centres for children with issues like ADHD, autism and Down syndrome, but parents say promises of a no-wait system that won't require assessments or a diagnosis seem unrealistic due to a