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Gold, arsenic and murder: A look at the complex history of N.W.T.'s Giant Mine

Gold, arsenic and murder: A look at the complex history of N.W.T.'s Giant Mine

YELLOWKNIFE — A team working to address environmental and health effects from a former gold mine outside Yellowknife has provided an update on the effort to clean up one of the most contaminated places in Canada.
'Every one of us was a Mahsa': Iranians in Canada cut hair at women's rights rallies

'Every one of us was a Mahsa': Iranians in Canada cut hair at women's rights rallies

OTTAWA — Azin Rezaeian kneels on the ground and screams "Say her name" each time she snips off a chunk of her long black hair.
Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

OTTAWA — Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from food wholesalers to electronics repair services — are being used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations.
'Contaminated': $1-billion cleanup underway at notorious N.W.T. gold mine

'Contaminated': $1-billion cleanup underway at notorious N.W.T. gold mine

YELLOWKNIFE — Just outside this northern capital, on a small hill within eyeshot of its skyline, sit 365 sea cans sealed off behind a high wire fence, the surrounding roads regularly watered to settle dust.
In wheelchairs and walkers, Victoria seniors stage protest for park space

In wheelchairs and walkers, Victoria seniors stage protest for park space

VICTORIA — About 100 seniors, some more than 90 years old, staged a protest in Victoria Tuesday calling for a vacant school field to be transformed into an elder-friendly neighbourhood park.
Lawyer for First Nation says goal of B.C. land claim case is reconciliation

Lawyer for First Nation says goal of B.C. land claim case is reconciliation

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for the Nuchatlaht First Nation, which is fighting for title to part of Nootka Island in British Columbia, has told a court that the underlying objective of the proceeding is reconciliation.
Trudeau says stronger infrastructure needed after viewing Fiona damage in Maritimes

Trudeau says stronger infrastructure needed after viewing Fiona damage in Maritimes

STANLEY BRIDGE, P.E.I. — Justin Trudeau travelled Tuesday to Nova Scotia and P.E.I., where he pledged to find ways to build more resilient infrastructure after inspecting the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona.
Federal government adds inclusive language to application process for judges

Federal government adds inclusive language to application process for judges

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is making changes to the questionnaire prospective judges must fill out before applying for a federal judicial appointment.
Iran sanctions, terrorism listing unlikely to pressure regime, experts say

Iran sanctions, terrorism listing unlikely to pressure regime, experts say

OTTAWA — As members of Parliament debate how to stop Iran's violent crackdown on human rights, experts say Canada has limited leverage to pressure the regime.
Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy has started deploying less-experienced sailors on operations and eliminating certain positions altogether as it struggles with an unprecedented personnel shortage.