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Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair to probe Thunder Bay police

The man who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that condemned Canada's history with residential schools will now oversee a probe into a northwestern Ontario city's police services board as the community grapples with tensions between its pol

Calgary urged to wait for more details before deciding on 2026 Olympic bid

CALGARY — The City of Calgary is being urged to wait for more details from the International Olympic Committee before deciding whether to bid for the 2026 Games.

Canadian yoga innovator, author dies in Victoria; suspected drug overdose

VICTORIA — A Canadian yoga innovator who started working out of an old garage in Toronto more than a decade ago and expanded worldwide has died of a suspected drug overdose in Victoria.
'I'm guilty of living my religion,' says former B.C. bishop guilty of polygamy

'I'm guilty of living my religion,' says former B.C. bishop guilty of polygamy

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Winston Blackmore was making no apologies Monday after he and another former bishop of an isolated religious community in British Columbia were found guilty of practising polygamy.
Fans dress as zombies as George Romero's love of cinema is put on display at memorial

Fans dress as zombies as George Romero's love of cinema is put on display at memorial

TORONTO — Some grunted while others dragged their feet. Fans of George Romero went all out to give the legendary zombie director a suitable send off on Monday.

HIV-positive Regina man gets nine year- sentence for sexual assault

REGINA — An HIV-positive Regina man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for choking a woman until she was unconscious and then sexually assaulting her. Kenton Desjarlais, who is 26, had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault.

Corrective on story about Hamilton Fringe Festival posters defaced

HAMILTON — In a story Sunday about defaced posters for a Hamilton Fringe Festival show, The Canadian Press had the incorrect name of the show, the incorrect dates Les Mouches Fantastiques magazine was published and erroneously reported the magazine w

Hamilton Fringe Festival posters with feminist and LGBT themes defaced

HAMILTON — Posters advertising Hamilton Fringe Festival shows with LGBTQ and feminist themes have been defaced with Bible verses condemning homosexuality and female independence.
New Alberta conservative party meets, but loses  caucus member

New Alberta conservative party meets, but loses caucus member

EDMONTON — Caucus members from Alberta's two conservative parties got together for the first time Monday, but one Progressive Conservative bowed out before the joint meeting even took place.

Alberta latest province to cover the cost of abortion pill Mifegymiso

EDMONTON — Alberta has become the latest province to cover the cost of a medical abortion pill. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says Mifegymiso is now available for any woman in the province who requests it.