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Senate committee to study extent of forced sterilization across Canada

Senate committee to study extent of forced sterilization across Canada

OTTAWA — The Senate's human rights committee is launching a study about the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women.
Prince Edward Island's Green leader keen to make electoral history

Prince Edward Island's Green leader keen to make electoral history

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Green leader is contemplating making history — as the party's first Canadian premier. Islanders will go to the polls April 23 in a provincial election announced late Tuesday.
'Serve as a warning:' Owner of truck in Broncos crash admits to safety offences

'Serve as a warning:' Owner of truck in Broncos crash admits to safety offences

CALGARY — The owner of the transport truck involved in the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has admitted he did not follow provincial and federal safety rules in the months leading up to the collision.

14-year-old's drowning death linked to sugary alcoholic drinks: Quebec coroner

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner called on public heath authorities to take stronger action to counter the dangers of youth drinking Wednesday as he released his report into the death of a 14-year-old girl who was found dead in a stream behind her school
Strong connection: Research links shrinking sea ice to less rain in south

Strong connection: Research links shrinking sea ice to less rain in south

Research has uncovered powerful evidence linking shrinking sea ice in the Arctic to snow and rain in central North America.
Crest expected next month: Manitoba's flood fears ease a bit with dry weather

Crest expected next month: Manitoba's flood fears ease a bit with dry weather

WINNIPEG — Dry weather and a slow melt so far have somewhat eased the flood potential in Manitoba, although it will be a few more weeks until the threat passes.

Man tried four times in 1981 murder appeals conviction, seeks stay

TORONTO — An Ontario man who was tried four times in the killing of a Hamilton nursing assistant is asking the province's highest court to overturn his murder conviction and put the case on hold indefinitely.
Humboldt Broncos playoff run comes to an end, one year after bus crash

Humboldt Broncos playoff run comes to an end, one year after bus crash

ESTEVAN, Sask. — Hope the rebuilt Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team had of winning a championship a year after several players were killed in a bus crash has been dashed.

Health officials take action after Montreal teen dies of meningococcal infection

Montreal's public health agency has administered antibiotics to over 100 people who were in close contact with a young woman who died of a meningococcal infection last Saturday.
Chinese student allegedly abducted from Markham out of hospital, suspects sought

Chinese student allegedly abducted from Markham out of hospital, suspects sought

A Chinese student believed to be the victim of a violent abduction is out of hospital and waiting to be reunited with his family as police hunt for the men suspected of kidnapping him, officers said Wednesday.