Almost every day, police in Nunavik, the Inuit territory in Quebec's far north, hand out rape kits to victims who request them.
The majority of the alleged aggressors are Inuit, says Michel Martin, the former chief of the Kativik regional police force.
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A growing trade-fed economy can ease the pain of rising interest rates: Don Pittis

Interest rates are on the way up. If there were any remaining doubts, U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell crushed them like a bug yesterday.
In his first meeting with reporters since replacing Janet Yellen as the world's most powerful central banker, Powell announced a quarter point rate increase and made it clear he thinks the U.S.
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Thieves steal millions of PC Optimum points, go on shopping sprees

Lenore Biever lost more than one million PC Optimum rewards points after someone apparently hacked her account and went on a shopping spree.
The points — which are worth more than $1,000 in product rewards — were spent on March 7 at two Loblaws-owned Pharmaprix drug stores in Laval, Que.
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Here are the places in Canada — yes, Canada — vulnerable to drought

This story is part of our series Water at Risk, which looks at some of the risks to the water supply facing parts of Canada, South Africa and the Middle East. Read more stories in the series.
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Republican concedes Pennsylvania U.S. House race to Democrat amid anti-Trump surge

Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb on Wednesday night in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken Republican confidence ahead of the November midterm elections.
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Uber self-driving system should have spotted woman, experts say

Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her.
The lights on the SUV didn't illuminate 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg on Sunday night until a second or two before impact, raising questions about whether the vehicle could have stopped in time.
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White House issues threat over leaked Trump briefing papers

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
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Toy company CEO leads effort to salvage part of Toys R Us

NEW YORK -- Toy company executive Isaac Larian says he and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million in financing and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in order to bid for up to 400 of the Toys R Us stores being liquidated in bankruptcy.
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Chris Wylie says he'll testify in U.S., U.K. about Cambridge Analytica

Chris Wylie, the Canadian data scientist who revealed information about how Cambridge Analytica gathered data about Facebook users, tells CBC News that he wants to testify in the U.S. and the U.K. about social media's threat to elections and democratic institutions.
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RCMP get their man after chase with snowmobiles, helicopter

VULCAN, Alta. -- RCMP in southern Alberta have arrested a suspected thief following a chase that included a helicopter, snowmobiles, a police dog team and the suspect's Labrador retriever.
Mounties say an officer responded to reports of a stolen snowmobile and stopped a truck towing the machine on a highway.
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Exhibit confronts Canada's rejection of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazis in 1939

OTTAWA -- A new exhibition at the Canadian War Museum is shedding light on a dark chapter in Canada’s history, when more than 900 Jews aboard the St. Louis who were escaping Nazi Germany were rejected by Ottawa, and forced back to Europe, where 254 passengers were killed in death camps.
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Hong Kong's top court has appointed former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin to sit as a non-permanent common-law judge on the Court of Final Appeal.
McLachlin, who recently retired from Canada's Supreme Court, will take up her new role once her appointment is endorsed by the Legislative Council, an elected body in Hong Kong that functions as a parliament or legislature.
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