Wet'suwet'en chiefs to spend Friday with Mohawk supporters in Ontario

OTTAWA -- A group of hereditary leaders from the Wet'suwet'en Nation in British Columbia is to spend the day with Mohawk supporters in Ontario.
The B.C. hereditary chiefs are thanking the Mohawks for supporting them in opposition to a pipeline project on their traditional territory by blocking a critical rail line between Toronto and Montreal.
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'We’d like to get justice': Siblings of man fatally shot by RCMP call for charges

VANCOUVER -- Brothers and sisters of Kyaw Din stood solemnly Thursday outside the Surrey office tower that houses the Independent Investigations Office, holding enlarged, laminated photos of Din.
The Maple Ridge man was shot and killed by RCMP on Aug.
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Be warned, Conservatives: a failed leadership bid is not a career-builder

There are two types of candidates vying for the Conservative leadership — those who have a plausible chance of winning and those who don't. Only the second category is getting larger.
Maybe the people in this second group think they can pull off an unlikely upset.
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B.C. reveals 6th presumptive coronavirus case

A sixth person in B.C. is believed to be infected with the coronavirus, and the case is raising new questions about how the disease is spreading, health officials announced Thursday.
The latest patient is a woman in her 30s who lives in the Fraser Health region, according to provincial health officer Dr.
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Government asking for an extra $2.1 billion for Indigenous programs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is asking Parliament to spend an additional $2.1 billion on Indigenous programs and initiatives, above and beyond what MPs already have approved.
While $2 billion of the proposed spending for Indigenous services would be new money, supplementary estimates tabled in Parliament show that more than $53 million in net transfers from various departments would go to a wide range of Indigenous programs and projects.
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Canadians are Googling coronavirus more than anyone else in the world: report

TORONTO -- If Google searches are any indication, Canadians are concerned about COVID-19 more than anyone else on the planet despite the fact that Canadians make up a miniscule fraction of the world’s positive cases.
Analysis of Google Trends data by Eligibility, a U.S.
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Charter flight carrying quarantined cruise passengers lands at CFB Trenton

The charter plane carrying more than 200 Canadian passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship has landed at CFB Trenton in Ontario.
The plane, which touched down just after 2 a.m. ET, was carrying passengers from the cruise liner that was quarantined in Yokohama, Japan since early February due to an outbreak of COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus.
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Sex trafficking still a prevalent issue across Canada, advocates and police say

TORONTO -- The multi-billion dollar human trafficking industry continues to affect young women across Canada, but it’s still a “misconceived” topic for many Canadians, advocates say.
Most recent data from Statistics Canada show that 90 per cent of sex trafficking victims are females between the ages of 18 and 24 – and sometimes as young as 13.
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As Canadians from cruise ship fly home, those who tested positive can only wait

TORONTO -- As a plane of relieved Canadians evacuated from the virus-plagued cruise ship in Japan flies back home, dozens of others are being left behind.
Rose and Greg Yerex from Port Dover, Ont. tested positive for COVID-19 in their final days aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship.
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Quebec man shot and left for dead in the wilderness of northern Manitoba

WINNIPEG -- What started as a hunting trip for a Quebec man turned into a fight for his life, after he was shot by an unknown suspect and left for dead in the wilderness of northern Manitoba.
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Metis travellers retracing historic route via dog sleds and horse-drawn carts

TORONTO -- A group of Metis travellers have embarked on a journey 150 years in the making to honour the man considered a founding father of Manitoba.
The group is travelling from Kenora, Ont. to Winnipeg using dog sleds and horse-drawn carts to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Manitoba’s founding.
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Man quarantined for 14 days on military base warns new evacuees: 'It's not fun'

TORONTO -- Canadian winters have a tendency to feel like they’re dragging on forever. But for Michael Schellenberg, two weeks of quarantine on an Ontario military base has felt particularly tedious.
“This whole experience has honestly been like one really long day with a couple naps in the middle,” he told CTV News Channel on Thursday.
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