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Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds

Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds

OTTAWA — Combating online hate is one of the main efforts getting a financial boost from Ottawa's anti-racism strategy, with more than a dozen projects receiving federal funding Thursday.
Toronto cops ID dead man as likely killer of Christine Jessop, 9, in 1984, via DNA

Toronto cops ID dead man as likely killer of Christine Jessop, 9, in 1984, via DNA

TORONTO — A man who died five years ago was the likely killer of a nine-year-old girl in a 1984 murder that sparked widespread revulsion and led to a notorious wrongful conviction, Toronto police said on Thursday.
Rights group threatens lawsuit to force New Brunswick to make abortion accessible

Rights group threatens lawsuit to force New Brunswick to make abortion accessible

FREDERICTON — A civil rights group is threatening New Brunswick's government with a lawsuit to force the province to repeal its abortion-related legislation and to make the procedure more widely available.
First Nations chief calls on Trudeau to help settle Nova Scotia lobster dispute

First Nations chief calls on Trudeau to help settle Nova Scotia lobster dispute

DIGBY, N.S. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to do more than send tweets to settle an increasingly violent dispute over an Indigenous-led lobster fishery in Nova Scotia, a First Nations chief said Thursday.
Evidence complete at Gilbert Rozon rape trial, judge to hear closing arguments Nov. 6

Evidence complete at Gilbert Rozon rape trial, judge to hear closing arguments Nov. 6

MONTREAL — Evidence at the rape trial of Gilbert Rozon concluded Thursday as the former entertainment mogul once again denied under cross-examination that he ever assaulted the complainant. "It didn't happen," he said.
Feds can use spending power to fight anti-Indigenous racism in health care: Miller

Feds can use spending power to fight anti-Indigenous racism in health care: Miller

OTTAWA — The federal government is ready to use its financial leverage over the health system to fight anti-Indigenous racism in health care, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says.

Canada offers mediation help to NATO in Turkey-Greece Mediterranean Sea dispute

OTTAWA — The Mediterranean Sea boundary dispute between Turkey and Greece shows that NATO needs new political tools to solve disagreements among members, says Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne.
Courts martial in limbo as Canada's military justice system faces new challenge

Courts martial in limbo as Canada's military justice system faces new challenge

OTTAWA — A court martial involving a Canadian Armed Forces officer accused of sexual assault is one of several trials in limbo over another challenge to the constitutionality of the military justice system.
Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study

TORONTO — A new Canadian study has found that over the first five months of 2020, government and corporate approaches to COVID-19 went from taking decisive, collective action against the pandemic to emphasizing individual responsibility.
Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Aga Khan lobbying case

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Aga Khan lobbying case

OTTAWA — A new court ruling means the federal lobbying commissioner won't be taking a fresh look at whether the Aga Khan broke rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas.
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