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Members of some diaspora communities call for Canada to break ties to Crown

Members of some diaspora communities call for Canada to break ties to Crown

Some Canadians from diaspora communities called for the country's independence from the Crown on Friday, saying the death of the Queen is a chance to rethink its ties to the monarchy.
'Beautiful act of reclamation': Indigenous love and joy in the spotlight at TIFF

'Beautiful act of reclamation': Indigenous love and joy in the spotlight at TIFF

Filmmakers are challenging the way Indigenous love stories have previously been portrayed with the release of two projects that explore romantic relationships and sensuality at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Death of Queen casts pall on opening day of Toronto International Film Festival

Death of Queen casts pall on opening day of Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO — After two years of pandemic-disrupted events the Toronto International Film Festival kicked off Thursday evening promising a return to form, although the death of the Queen cast a pall over the celebrations, which included a concert in the
'Here to forgive': Victims' families, Indigenous leaders gather after mass stabbing

'Here to forgive': Victims' families, Indigenous leaders gather after mass stabbing

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — There were hugs, tears and calls for change Thursday as Indigenous leaders gathered on the James Smith Cree Nation — a Saskatchewan community struck by a deadly mass stabbing.
Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry receives warning about ignored recommendations

Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry receives warning about ignored recommendations

HALIFAX — The inquiry into the mass shooting in Nova Scotia heard Thursday from experts who warned that the federal and Nova Scotia governments have a poor track record when it comes to implementing recommendations from previous inquiries.
Nunavut Inuit headed to France to seek extradition of former Oblate priest

Nunavut Inuit headed to France to seek extradition of former Oblate priest

Tanya Tungilik says she wants to meet face to face with the former French Oblate priest her late father alleged sexually abused him as a child.
Where Happiness Dwells

Where Happiness Dwells

"It’s the place where our people are most happy, on the land"
Kerry Swanson to helm Indigenous Screen Office, Jesse Wente to leave at end of year

Kerry Swanson to helm Indigenous Screen Office, Jesse Wente to leave at end of year

TORONTO — The Indigenous Screen Office says co-executive director Kerry Swanson is ascending to the role of executive director, and that founding director Jesse Wente will leave at the end of the year.
Water supply problem continues after flooding in Georgia

Water supply problem continues after flooding in Georgia

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials continued to scramble Tuesday to restore water service in parts of a northwest Georgia county after flash flooding Sunday submerged pumps and flooded buildings.
Families and former patients seek access to federal 'Indian hospital' records

Families and former patients seek access to federal 'Indian hospital' records

OTTAWA — Georgina Martin says she is still searching for answers about the treatment of her mother. Martin was born at the Coqualeetza Indian Hospital in British Columbia after her mother was confined there with tuberculosis.
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