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Nearly half of youth incarcerated are Indigenous: Statistics Canada

Nearly half of youth incarcerated are Indigenous: Statistics Canada

WINNIPEG — Nearly half of all youth who end up in custody across Canada are Indigenous, a statistic that a Manitoba activist says shows unacceptable and systemic racism.

Manitoba, Saskatchewan had highest rates of Indigenous youth in custody 2016-17

WINNIPEG — A Statistics Canada report says 46 per cent of all incarcerated youth across Canada were Indigenous in 2016-17.
Opposition parties tying up work of Parliament with obstruction tactics

Opposition parties tying up work of Parliament with obstruction tactics

OTTAWA — Anyone watching the televised proceedings in the House of Commons one night earlier this month might have thought they'd mistakenly tuned in to a travelogue.

Vancouver shuts down Downtown Eastside residence due to 'deplorable negligence'

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is shutting down a decrepit residence on the Downtown Eastside, where some of the city's most vulnerable have been living in what the CEO of a non-profit housing society said are mould- and feces-ridden conditions.
New Brunswick election will offer preview of 2019 federal battle

New Brunswick election will offer preview of 2019 federal battle

FREDERICTON — A telegenic, social media-savvy Liberal leader known for big deficits is pitted against an austerity-minded rookie Tory leader just beginning to make an impression on voters.
Optimism and strife to greet Canadian peacekeepers as they arrive in Mali

Optimism and strife to greet Canadian peacekeepers as they arrive in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali — When Canada's first peacekeepers to this West African nation arrive at their new home Sunday, they will find a country riven by rampant poverty, internal divisions and strife — but where sprigs of optimism exist.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough
Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Most conspicuous of the non-responses is the member for Papineau — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Police say impaired driving suspect tried to start vehicle without keys

Police say impaired driving suspect tried to start vehicle without keys

Officers had to bang on the car window to wake the woman