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Remains found under B.C. street those of woman who lived five centuries ago

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Human remains discovered during the reconstruction of a street in Kamloops, B.C., were those of a mother in her 50s and date back more than 500 years.

Police charge man, woman shot by officers during Calgary military parade

CALGARY — Police have charged a man and a woman who they allege were in a stolen vehicle when an officer shot them during a downtown military parade over the weekend.

Former Quebec police chief and two other senior officers acquitted

MONTREAL — Three former senior Quebec provincial police officers including the one-time chief of the force have been acquitted on charges of fraud, theft and breach of trust.
'Not taking shots:' Defacer of Thunberg mural in Edmonton wanted voice heard

'Not taking shots:' Defacer of Thunberg mural in Edmonton wanted voice heard

EDMONTON — A man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully and the artist who created it says he doesn't mind.
Federal parties in for long night as voting heads into final hours

Federal parties in for long night as voting heads into final hours

OTTAWA — Federal parties could be in for a long and tense night as the clock ticks toward the first polls closing in Newfoundland and Labrador in a few hours before the rest of the country begins to follow suit.
Mafia link suspected after man gunned down in Montreal parking lot

Mafia link suspected after man gunned down in Montreal parking lot

MONTREAL — Police in Montreal say a man was gunned down Monday outside a business in the city's west end in a slaying that appears to be linked to organized crime.
No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

EDMONTON — The trial for a man accused of stabbing an Edmonton police officer and striking four pedestrians with a van is coming to an end.

Election day and Indigenous housing rights; In-The-News for Oct. 21

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 21. What we are watching in Canada ...
UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

A United Nations report is highlighting the role "abhorrent" housing conditions play in the poverty and exploitation that Indigenous people face in Canada and around the world.

Police watchdog releases more details about shooting at Calgary military parade

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog has released more information about an incident in which an officer shot a car that police say drove around barriers and towards a military parade in Calgary on Saturday.