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Online tumult over breastfeeding photo challenges stigmas, highlights hurdles

Online tumult over breastfeeding photo challenges stigmas, highlights hurdles

TORONTO — A photo of a hockey player breastfeeding her baby between periods has riled social media, and that uproar has some lactation experts bemoaning how such a natural act continues to be sexualized and shamed. Dr.

Deported Canadian-Kenyan opposition figure says he was 'marooned' in Dubai

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Canadian-Kenyan opposition figure who claims he was drugged and forcibly deported to Dubai said Friday he was "marooned" at the airport there but intends to return to Kenya as soon as possible.

Mountie wounded in shootout west of Edmonton, suspect also shot: RCMP

EVANSBURG, Alta. — Alberta RCMP say a Mountie was wounded and a fleeing suspect was fatally wounded in an exchange of gunfire on Thursday near Evansburg, Alta., a small community about 100 kilometres west of Edmonton. Cpl.

Watchdog investigating after Quebec man falls to his death during raid

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man Thursday during a police operation in Laval, Que.
Canada 150 program results in 'brain gain' for Canadian universities: Duncan

Canada 150 program results in 'brain gain' for Canadian universities: Duncan

OTTAWA — Last June, Science Minister Kirsty Duncan hung out the "we're hiring" sign and dangled grants of up to $1 million to try and lure some of the best and brightest international researchers to come to work in Canada.
Environmental case against Husky over pipeline leak adjourned until June

Environmental case against Husky over pipeline leak adjourned until June

CALGARY — Court proceedings against Husky Energy Ltd. related to a pipeline leak into the North Saskatchewan River have been adjourned until June 21 after a brief appearance in Lloydminster, Sask., provincial court.

Canadian, Alberta governments backing possible Calgary bid for 2026 Games

Calgary took another step towards bidding for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games when the federal and provincial governments announced they'd support the formation of a bid corporation Thursday.
Teen sleeps in backyard First World War trench for school social studies project

Teen sleeps in backyard First World War trench for school social studies project

EDMONTON — Dylan Ferris decided to dig a little deeper for his high school social studies project, which he's dedicated to the lives of soldiers in the First World War. Ferris isn't just writing a report.

1 in 66 Canadian children and youth have autism spectrum disorder: report

TORONTO — An estimated one in every 66 Canadian children and youth aged five to 17 has autism spectrum disorder, says the inaugural report on the prevalence of the neurodevelopmental condition in this country.
Calgary police constable wounded in Tuesday shooting recovering in hospital

Calgary police constable wounded in Tuesday shooting recovering in hospital

CALGARY — A Calgary police officer who was shot this week is slowly recovering in hospital. Const. Jordan Forget suffered two gunshot wounds on Tuesday and has a collapsed lung.