Sir John A. Macdonald statue to be moved from Kingston, Ont., park on Friday

The statue of Canada's first prime minister is expected to be removed from a park in his eastern Ontario hometown Friday.
Sir John A. Macdonald's statue has been in City Park in Kingston, Ont., since 1895. 
City council decided earlier this week to take it down, with plans to put it back up across town in Cataraqui Cemetery, where Macdonald is buried.
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N.S. curriculum asks students to list pros, cons of residential schools

A Mi'kmaw student says she was saddened and hurt to see racist stereotypes about Indigenous people included in her Grade 10 English correspondence course, which also asked students to list the advantages and disadvantages of attending residential school.
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How do you make concrete more environmentally friendly?

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Andrew Mrozowski just graduated this week from McMaster University's political science program, but the editor-in-chief of the school's student-run newspaper has already turned his mind to the fall semester.
Presiding over The Silhouette's staff of full-time undergrads, Mrozowski says the Hamilton, Ont.
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Police were doing surveillance on someone Joshua Bennett knew, working up a case she was trafficking drugs. 
They observed her at Bennett's rural property, northeast of Calgary, on consecutive days in late March of last year.
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Last July, Sarah Frazer learned she had two years at most before she would need to replace her failing kidneys.
"I was 23 at the time — a 23-year-old girl sitting in a physician's office in Toronto General, being told, like, 'You need to find a new kidney,'" recalled the law student.
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Close to 500 doctors, nurses and other workers from one of Canada's largest Catholic health-care networks have signed an open letter demanding that Toronto's archbishop take concrete steps toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
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In the current overheated dog-eat-dog race to buy a home in Canada, we probably shouldn't have been shocked by the wave of outrage triggered by a big property developer's plan to buy thousands of detached family homes and rent them out.
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Heading for the exits, Hassan Yussuff — leader of the country's largest labour organization — has a terse message for those unhappy with the mark he's leaving on Canada's labour movement.
"I'm never going to apologize for the advancement of the interests of working people," Yussuff told CBC.
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Binge or watch live? Viewing habits change as pandemic recedes

Adjust your calendars accordingly, Wednesday is the new Friday. 
According to Disney. 
The studio recently announced that it will begin releasing all its original series on Wednesdays. 
Home to many popular Marvel and Star Wars episodic series, Disney+ kicked off the move with the recent launch of the god of mischief's own series, Loki.
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EDMONTON -- Warning: This story contains details some readers may find disturbing.
Indigenous leaders of Algonquins of Barriere Lake First Nation in Quebec have developed a holistic approach to healing generational trauma caused by residential schools.
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This First Person article is the experience of Codi Darnell, a Vancouver mom who uses a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury. For more information about CBC's First Person stories, please see the FAQ.
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WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing.
A key government adviser for Alberta's new elementary social studies curriculum says people are overreacting to the discovery of what are believed to be the unmarked burial sites of children's remains adjacent to a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.
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