Day: April 7, 2022

CA

Haunting image of Kamloops residential school memorial named World Press Photo of the Year

A haunting image of red robes hanging from crosses along a road with a rainbow in the background, commemorating children who died at a boarding school in British Columbia, won the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year. The image was part of a series about the former Kamloops Indian residential school taken by Edmonton […]

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CA

Residential school survivors say they should decide when and where papal visit takes place

Wendel Starblanket and AJ Felix roam the windswept grounds of the former Lebret Indian Industrial Residential School in southern Saskatchewan, imagining what it would be like to welcome Pope Francis there. The Roman Catholic-run boarding school was one of the largest in Canada. For these two survivors, Lebret is a natural fit for the long-awaited […]

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Global

Beverley McLachlin set to quit Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

This column is the opinion of Matt Malone, Research Associate at the University of Ottawa’s Center for Law, Technology and Society. For more information on CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. Members of the Canadian legal community are quick to share their opinions on Twitter. But when it comes to a question, they tend […]

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Five Years of Couch Surfing: One NWT Woman’s Struggle to Find a Home

Every evening, Marlene Menacho walks, visits friends and relatives in Tulita, a community of less than 500 people in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories. Around midnight, the 49-year-old woman returned to her nephew’s house. That’s when Menacho knows the other four people who live in the two-bedroom house will be in bed. That’s […]

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Global

Shanghai’s COVID-19 lockdown is so strict that people are now running out of food

People in Shanghai are struggling to get meat, rice and other foodstuffs under coronavirus controls that confine most of its 25 million people to their homes, fueling frustration as the government tries to contain a spreading epidemic. Residents of China’s commercial capital complain that online grocery stores are often sold out. Some received government food […]

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CA

6th wave of COVID-19 in Ontario: How bad will it get?

Premier Doug Ford describes the current COVID-19 situation in Ontario as “a small spike,” but there are many signs that the sixth wave of the pandemic is about to get much bigger than that. By all available metrics – hospitalizations, officially confirmed cases and presence of the virus in sewage – the latest wave of […]

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CA

Trans students say Hamilton schools need to do more to protect and support them

Transgender students and their families say Hamilton’s public and Catholic school boards need to do more to protect and support them as they deal with everyday student and staff issues. Crystal Kells, who uses the pronouns they/them, says their 10-year-old transgender daughter Keeyan has been having trouble with her Grade 4 teacher at St. Joachim […]

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Global

Could social media hold evidence of alleged Russian war crimes?

A view of the driver as a car weaves through a street strewn with dead bodies. The corpses burned almost beyond recognition. Bodies of men and women, some with their hands tied, half-buried in the dirt of what appears to be a mass grave. These mutilation and death scenes, posted on social media and quickly […]

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CA

The Blue Jays aren’t just ready to compete now – they’re built to last

There’s a lot of hype surrounding the 2022 Toronto Blue Jays – and rightly so. By any measure, Canada’s only MLB team has the makings of a World Series contender. The Jays have one of the best rosters in baseball, led by MVP candidate Vladimir Guerrero Jr., former World Series MVP George Springer and shortstop […]

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Global

Turkey suspends trial of 26 Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder

A Turkish court on Thursday decided to suspend the trial in absentia of 26 Saudis accused of the horrific murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and transfer the case to Saudi Arabia. Khashoggi, a US resident who wrote reviews of Saudi Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed on October 2, 2018 at […]

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