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Edmonton mayor demands 2 probes into police actions in lead-up to Chinatown killings

Follow this link to read more about CBC’s investigation into Justin Bone’s interactions with law enforcement.  Edmonton’s mayor is demanding that Alberta’s solicitor general and the city’s police commission conduct reviews into actions by police in the days before two men were beaten to death in the Chinatown district. Amarjeet Sohi’s calls for …

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Women have sucked up the pain of birth control devices for decades, but do they have to?

When she was in her late 20s, Katie O’Byrne heard about a newer product that promised to eliminate all pregnancy risk without needing to remember to take a birth control pill each day.  Back in 2010, she paid $450 for the hormonal intrauterine device, or IUD. The tiny T-shaped device — first …

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Officers who entered Mount Moriah home without permission did nothing wrong, says RCMP spokesperson

The two police officers who entered a Mount Moriah home without permission early Sunday morning acted within their authority, said an RCMP spokesperson in a Friday afternoon news conference. While speaking with reporters on Friday, Cpl. Jolene Garland said the officers’ “heads and hearts were in the right place.”  “Police had …

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‘It’s time for happy stories:’ The evolution of LGBTQ storytelling in film

Peter Knegt remembers sneaking out to video stores as a teenager searching for films that he could relate to.  Sometimes, he couldn’t find anything. “The accessibility that queer youth have now to this content is very new,” Knegt said. “It’s remarkable … and is going to go a long way in …

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Immigration minister says he’s working on a faster path to permanence for temporary residents

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says his government is preparing to reinstate a program that would help to speed up the process of turning newcomers in Canada under temporary permits into permanent residents. “We are looking right now at the best path forward to create a permanent pathway for temporary residents,” he told CBC’s …

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My autism diagnosis helped me accept my fashion choices and feel good in my skin

This First Person article is by Julie Green who is a writer who was diagnosed with autism in her 40s. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. I have a confession: I have never understood fashion or beauty. I’ve observed the rituals of other women …

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City of Ottawa denied ‘outrageous’ request to fly Russian flag

The Russian Embassy in Ottawa asked the city to fly the Russian flag and illuminate a wing of City Hall in red, white and blue to mark Russia Day on Sunday, but the city refused. According to a statement from Arnold McLean, the city’s chief of protocol, his office received …

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Gun control rallies set to take place across U.S. today

Thousands of protesters are expected to rally in Washington, D.C., Saturday and in separate demonstrations around the country as part of a renewed push for nationwide gun control. Motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, N.Y., protesters say lawmakers must take note of shifting …

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The iconic giant fish sculpture in Kenora, Ont., is getting a facelift, led by this Alberta man

Scaffolding went up last week around the iconic, decades-old fish sculpture Husky the Muskie in the northwestern Ontario city of Kenora. But before any panic could set in, city officials notified the public about an “extensive” facelift planned for the city’s de facto mascot. Next week, a team of experts from Dinosaur Valley Studios in …

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ਸ੍ਰੀ ਫ਼ਤਹਿਗੜ੍ਹ ਸਾਹਿਬ: ਚੋਰਾਂ ਨੇ ਗਾਇਬ ਕੀਤੇ ਸਨ ਰਾਜਪੁਰਾ ਥਰਮਲ ਪਲਾਂਟ ਰੇਲ ਪਟੜੀ ਦੇ ਕਲਿੱਪ ਅਤੇ ਲਾਈਨਰ

ਅਜੇ ਮਲਹੋਤਰਾ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਫ਼ਤਹਿਗੜ੍ਹ ਸਾਹਿਬ 11 ਜੂਨ ਪਿਛਲੇ ਦਿਨੀ ਘੱਲੂਘਾਰੇ ਹਫਤੇ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਰਾਜਪੁਰਾ ਥਰਮਲ ਪਲਾਂਟ ਨੂੰ ਜਾਂਦੀ ਰੇਲਵੇ ਲਾਈਨ ਤੋਂ ਅਣਪਛਾਤਿਆਂ ਵੱਲੋਂ 1200 ਦੇ ਕਰੀਬ ਕਲਿੱਪ ਅਤੇ ਲਾਈਨਰ ਚੋਰੀ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਘਟਨਾ ਨੇ ਸੂਬੇ ਦੀ ਪੁਲੀਸ ਅਤੇ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਏਜੰਸੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਨੀਂਦ ਉਡਾ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਸੀ। ਇਸ ਬਾਰੇ ਥਾਣਾ ਬਡਾਲੀ ਆਲਾ ਸਿੰਘ …

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