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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
Groups ask government to prosecute alleged Guatemalan war criminal living in Canada

Groups ask government to prosecute alleged Guatemalan war criminal living in Canada

A man who the Canadian government alleges was an active participant in a massacre that left more than 150 villagers dead in Guatemala is living in Canada and should be prosecuted here, two civil society groups said Wednesday.
Child-welfare gaps led to youth suicides, Indigenous group argues at Federal Court

Child-welfare gaps led to youth suicides, Indigenous group argues at Federal Court

OTTAWA — Children and youth in remote First Nations who have died by suicide are a tragic examples showing Canada's harms toward Indigenous kids was wilful and reckless, lawyers argued in Federal Court Wednesday.
MPs pass Bloc motion on Quebec nationhood, constitutional change

MPs pass Bloc motion on Quebec nationhood, constitutional change

OTTAWA — Federal lawmakers are acknowledging Quebec's right to unilaterally change the Constitution in line with proposed reforms to the province's language law.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Trudeau can check out of quarantine hotel after overnight stay from Europe trip

Trudeau can check out of quarantine hotel after overnight stay from Europe trip

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being allowed to check out from his quarantine hotel roughly 12 hours after checking in.
Coalition Avenir Québec boots Claire Samson from caucus over donation to rival party

Coalition Avenir Québec boots Claire Samson from caucus over donation to rival party

QUEBEC — The governing Coalition Avenir Québec has dumped one of its members over a political donation she made to a rival party.