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Quebec to exhume remains of Innu boys whose families have questions about 1970 deaths

Quebec to exhume remains of Innu boys whose families have questions about 1970 deaths

MONTREAL — For more than 50 years, two Innu families have been haunted by the question of whether their children actually died in a Quebec hospital and whether the coffins they were given really contained their child's remains.
'Vindication': Appeal court reinstates justice of the peace who critiqued bail system

'Vindication': Appeal court reinstates justice of the peace who critiqued bail system

OTTAWA — Justice of the peace Julie Lauzon will return to the bench following an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling in her favour, which found the punishment she received for writing a 2016 column criticizing Canada's bail system was unjust.
Bill that would force Meta, Google to bargain with publishers closer to becoming law

Bill that would force Meta, Google to bargain with publishers closer to becoming law

OTTAWA — A bill aimed at getting tech giants such as Meta and Google to pay publishers for news that appears on their platforms is one step closer to becoming law.
State of emergency to be lifted in Lytton, B.C., two years after fire destroyed town

State of emergency to be lifted in Lytton, B.C., two years after fire destroyed town

LYTTON, B.C. — Almost two years after a wildfire ripped through Lytton, B.C., residents will soon be able to return to their properties. Council for the Village of Lytton has voted to allow the local state of emergency to expire on June 19.
Quebec firefighters struggling to control wildfires in northern, western regions

Quebec firefighters struggling to control wildfires in northern, western regions

QUEBEC — Officials say firefighters are still struggling to control wildfires in two Quebec regions as the situation has improved in the rest of the province.
Third-party review finds 'toxic' culture at University of Prince Edward Island

Third-party review finds 'toxic' culture at University of Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — A review of allegations of workplace misconduct at the University of Prince Edward Island says the school had a toxic environment where bullying and harassment were widespread and condoned at the top.
Nova Scotia man who served 16 years after wrongful conviction dead at 67, lawyer says

Nova Scotia man who served 16 years after wrongful conviction dead at 67, lawyer says

HALIFAX — Glen Assoun, the Nova Scotia man wrongfully convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in 1999, has died, his longtime lawyer confirmed Thursday.
Indigenous kept from economic opportunities from pot legalization: Senate committee

Indigenous kept from economic opportunities from pot legalization: Senate committee

A Senate committee says the current cannabis market and legislation has kept Indigenous Peoples from sharing in the economic opportunities that the legalization of recreational pot created.
Bell cuts put Bill C-11, C-18 back in the spotlight as Meta tests blocking news

Bell cuts put Bill C-11, C-18 back in the spotlight as Meta tests blocking news

TORONTO — It's still not clear if two pieces of federal legislation will do enough to compensate Canadian media whose ad revenue has been lost to multinational tech giants. The issue has been thrust back into the spotlight after BCE Inc.
Russia summons Canadian envoy in Moscow over 'undisguised robbery' of cargo plane

Russia summons Canadian envoy in Moscow over 'undisguised robbery' of cargo plane

OTTAWA — Moscow has again summoned Canada's top diplomat in Russia, this time over the federal Liberal government's seizure of a massive Russian cargo plane.