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Kanesatake grand chief welcomes Quebec's openness in creating local police force

Kanesatake grand chief welcomes Quebec's openness in creating local police force

KANESATAKE — The Mohawk Council of Kanesatake says it is pleased that Quebec is open to discussing the possibility of re-establishing an Indigenous police force to patrol the community northwest of Montreal.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 3:35 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 74 new cases of COVID-19 today, and two more people have died.
Vancouver couple pleads guilty to breaking Yukon COVID rules, travelling for vaccine

Vancouver couple pleads guilty to breaking Yukon COVID rules, travelling for vaccine

WHITEHORSE — A husband and wife who flew to a remote Yukon community to receive early doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in January have pleaded guilty in a territorial court. Rodney Baker, the former CEO of the Great Canadian Gaming Corp.
Mounties sent to apprehend active shooter in Nova Scotia were confused about gunfire

Mounties sent to apprehend active shooter in Nova Scotia were confused about gunfire

HALIFAX — The RCMP officers dispatched to apprehend an active shooter in Portapique, N.S.

Passenger can't recall which lights were on when boat struck by O'Leary's boat

A woman who was on a boat during a fatal collision on an Ontario lake acknowledged Wednesday that she couldn't clearly recall how many of the boat's lights were on when it was struck by the other vessel, and that some may have been turned off at some
'Alarming situation' but help slow in coming for struggling Kashechewan, chief says

'Alarming situation' but help slow in coming for struggling Kashechewan, chief says

TORONTO — Help for the struggling James Bay community of Kashechewan has been slow in coming, as COVID-19 infections surge through overcrowded homes and isolation facilities remain non-existent, Chief Leo Friday said on Wednesday.
Quebec museum exhibit to wade into the history and potential of human waste

Quebec museum exhibit to wade into the history and potential of human waste

Quebec's museum of civilization has announced its newest exhibit will tackle one of society's messiest subjects: human excrement.
Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects in Alberta's foothills for selenium

The federal government will step in to conduct an environmental review of any new coal project that could possibly release the contaminant selenium.
Green Leader Annamie Paul survives planned ouster, but post remains precarious

Green Leader Annamie Paul survives planned ouster, but post remains precarious

OTTAWA — Green Leader Annamie Paul has survived another day of party strife after a move to push her out shifted course, leaving her with a tenuous grip on power ahead of a likely federal election this year.
Shoreline cleanup finds COVID-related trash increased during height of the pandemic

Shoreline cleanup finds COVID-related trash increased during height of the pandemic

VANCOUVER — Organizers of a national conservation program aimed at removing trash from the country's many shorelines say the COVID-19 pandemic has even changed how we litter.