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First Nations, environment groups say latest energy board pipeline review flawed

VANCOUVER — The National Energy Board is repeating its mistakes with a new review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, laying the groundwork for another court challenge, say First Nations, environmental advocates and politicians in British Colum
'My name is Lisa:' Immersive exhibit explores child abuse from kid's view

'My name is Lisa:' Immersive exhibit explores child abuse from kid's view

CALGARY — An exhibit in the United States that immerses people into the world of a child who has suffered abuse is being used by the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre to try and protect kids.
Meth addictions have government's attention: Manitoba health minister

Meth addictions have government's attention: Manitoba health minister

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's health minister says there is evidence that people with addictions in the province are turning to methamphetamines.

Quebec police begin removing red bands deemed provocative by Indigenous groups

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police officers have begun removing controversial red bands they had been wearing in solidarity with colleagues alleged to have abused Indigenous women.
Woman testifies ex-gymnastics coach kissed her on the lips when she was 12

Woman testifies ex-gymnastics coach kissed her on the lips when she was 12

A woman who accused her former gymnastics coach of sexual assault told his trial on Tuesday that the man controlled every aspect of her life when she was training with him as a teenager.

New battle over transgender rights erupts as U.S. midterms draw near

WASHINGTON — The transgender rights movement in the United States has suddenly found itself thrust into the battle for control of Capitol Hill. With U.S.

Tie in mayor's race in Peachland, B.C., could end in a name drawn at random

PEACHLAND, B.C. — There is intrigue in the mayor's race in the small town of Peachland, B.C., where a verification process from Saturday's vote revealed a tie of 804 votes for each of two contestants.
Federal carbon tax rebates will exceed the cost for most people affected

Federal carbon tax rebates will exceed the cost for most people affected

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged more than $2 billion in annual carbon tax rebates Tuesday as his Liberal government tried to persuade Canadians that putting a price on pollution is the best way to halt climate change.

Politics needs to be more welcoming for women, N.L. premier says

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's legislature reconvened two weeks early on Tuesday for a remarkable session to address alleged bullying and harassment by two ousted members of the governing Liberals.
Canadian troops, families take shelter in hotel after Florida hurricane

Canadian troops, families take shelter in hotel after Florida hurricane

OTTAWA — Thirty Canadian military members and their families were forced to evacuate their Florida homes and are now living in a hotel after a hurricane ripped through the U.S. air force base where they are stationed.