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RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

OTTAWA — The RCMP has added a traditional Indigenous ribbon skirt to its uniform. Commissioner Mike Duheme has announced on social media that officers can now wear the ribbon skirts when donning the red serge.
After cemetery strike, grieving Montreal families still waiting to bury loved ones

After cemetery strike, grieving Montreal families still waiting to bury loved ones

MONTREAL — For more than a year, an urn holding the ashes of Bridget Heffernan's brother has remained in her Montreal-area home instead of being buried in the plot at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery where her family members have been laid to rest for
Université du Québec à Montréal seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

Université du Québec à Montréal seeking injunction against pro-Palestinian encampment

MONTREAL — Université du Québec à Montréal has filed for an injunction against pro-Palestinian protesters who set up an encampment on its downtown campus a little over a week ago.
Plan to wake serial killer Robert Pickton from coma: Quebec police

Plan to wake serial killer Robert Pickton from coma: Quebec police

Serial killer Robert Pickton, who was charged with the murders of 26 women, is in a medically induced coma after a prison attack.
N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp, firm pursues new mill in Queens County

N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp, firm pursues new mill in Queens County

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it has settled with the owner of the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County and that the company will pursue a new plant in the province's southwest if the deal is approved by the courts.
Supreme Court finds no bias against Black voters in a South Carolina congressional district

Supreme Court finds no bias against Black voters in a South Carolina congressional district

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a Republican-held South Carolina congressional district, rejecting a lower-court ruling that said the district discriminated against Black voters.
Canada's Shapovalov falls to Griekspoor at Geneva Open

Canada's Shapovalov falls to Griekspoor at Geneva Open

GENEVA — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is out of the Geneva Open after falling 6-7 (7) 7-6 (4) 6-3 to Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands. Shapovalov, of Richmond Hill, Ont.
Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

MONTREAL — Lightspeed Commerce Inc. has signed a North American partnership deal with Uber to integrate Uber Direct and Uber Eats marketplace into its platform.
Top UN court declines to issue preliminary orders in Mexico-Ecuador dispute over Quito embassy raid

Top UN court declines to issue preliminary orders in Mexico-Ecuador dispute over Quito embassy raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top United Nations court declined Thursday to immediately order Ecuador to protect Mexican diplomatic property following the storming of Mexico's embassy in Quito to arrest a former vice president.
US will announce $275 million more in artillery and ammunition for Ukraine, officials say

US will announce $275 million more in artillery and ammunition for Ukraine, officials say

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is expected to announce an additional $275 million in military aid for Ukraine on Friday as Kyiv struggles to hold off advances by Russian troops in the Kharkiv region, two U.S. officials say.