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Cree artist helps Edmonton Oilers craft Indigenous land acknowledgment

When Lance Cardinal was approached by the Edmonton Oilers to act as an Indigenous consultant, the Cree artist and designer knew the first thing he wanted to do was create a land acknowledgment.
Cardinal worked with the National Hockey League team and Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to come up with a video briefly describing the history of the land that the club's downtown arena sits on.
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Bank of Canada ends QE bond buying program, a sign that higher rates are coming

Canada's central bank is keeping its benchmark policy interest rate right where it is, but is signalling that higher rates are coming soon.
In its latest policy decision, the Bank of Canada opted Wednesday to hold its benchmark rate steady at 0.25 per cent, the same level it has been throughout the pandemic.
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Yarmouth organizations team up to tackle shortage of doctors, housing

A housing shortage in Nova Scotia has created another hurdle in the struggle to attract doctors, but the business community in Yarmouth thinks it may have come up with a solution.
The Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce and Coastal Financial Credit Union have teamed up to build a five-unit apartment building exclusively for doctors.
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Vatican says Pope Francis willing to visit Canada as Indigenous leaders seek apology

The Vatican says Pope Francis is willing to visit Canada, as Indigenous leaders call on him apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
The Vatican says in a statement that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops invited Francis to travel to Canada, and that he indicated his “willingness” to do so at an undetermined date.
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Women take charge of key portfolios in Justin Trudeau's new cabinet

As any student of government will tell you, there are traditional levers of power in Ottawa: Finance, Foreign Affairs and Defence. 
They constitute the power to spend and make economic policy, the power to manage the country's image abroad and the power to defend ourselves in a time of crisis.
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Cause of eight N.B. 'mystery' brain disease deaths identified by pathologist

A neuropathologist who examined the deaths of eight people in New Brunswick initially described as having a mysterious neurological disease says the deaths were actually due to known diseases.
A summary of the study led by Dr.
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Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled "Our Changing Planet" to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it.
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Police issue alert for 10-year-old boy missing from North Preston, N.S.

Police in Nova Scotia are asking for help from the public in their search for a missing 10-year-old boy.
Halifax District RCMP say Ashayo Johnson was last seen Oct. 26 in North Preston.
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Canada at COP26: A time for leadership

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled "Our Changing Planet" to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it.
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Métis woman in 'excruciating pain' ordered to leave Winnipeg hospital after long wait

Warning: This story contains graphic images.
A Métis woman who lives with diabetes is speaking out after she says she was turned away from a hospital emergency department in Winnipeg last week while in medical distress.
Jacqueline Flett, 38, went to St.
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100 days to Beijing, Canadian Olympians are kicking it into high gear

The sports calendar was thrown completely out of whack after the unprecedented year-long postponement of the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Most noticeable, amid the various restarts of league and event schedules, is having two Olympics within six months of each other.
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Lost in the woods: N.B. woman's leisurely hike turns into hours-long ordeal

It was supposed to be a leisurely little hike on a beautiful afternoon.
Instead, it turned into an hours-long ordeal in which a New Brunswick woman got lost in the woods, her pleas for help going out on a dying cellphone and a community of Facebook group members — one of them in particular — rallying to her aid.
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For Canada, meeting its current climate targets will be complicated and expensive

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled "Our Changing Planet" to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it.
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