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Francois Legault sticks to position that systemic racism doesn't exist in Quebec

Francois Legault sticks to position that systemic racism doesn't exist in Quebec

MONTREAL — A day after demonstrators in Montreal criticized Francois Legault for his refusal to acknowledge systemic racism in the province, the Quebec premier held firm on his position.
RCMP burnout may be adding to Nunavut policing problems: territory's top cop

RCMP burnout may be adding to Nunavut policing problems: territory's top cop

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The head of the RCMP in Nunavut says she's trying to find ways to bring police and Inuit together. But Chief Supt.
Hubert Gagnon, who played Homer Simpson in Quebec version of show, dies at 73

Hubert Gagnon, who played Homer Simpson in Quebec version of show, dies at 73

MONTREAL — For generations of Quebec viewers, the bumbling, doughnut-loving cartoon dad Homer Simpson didn't speak with the American accent of voice actor Dan Castellaneta, but rather the Quebecois lilt of Hubert Gagnon.
Student leader who ran for Manitoba Liberals apologizes for blackface

Student leader who ran for Manitoba Liberals apologizes for blackface

WINNIPEG — A student leader who was a candidate for the Manitoba Liberals in last year's provincial election apologized Monday after a photograph surfaced of him wearing blackface at a Halloween party.
Increased demand as more surgeries resume concerns Canadian Blood Services

Increased demand as more surgeries resume concerns Canadian Blood Services

OTTAWA — Canadian Blood Services says the resumption of elective surgeries following months of COVID-19 lockdown is putting a worrisome drain on the national blood supply.
Seeking to explain Nova Scotia shootings: Inside the 'threat-sensitive brain'

Seeking to explain Nova Scotia shootings: Inside the 'threat-sensitive brain'

HALIFAX — More than seven weeks after a man disguised as a Mountie killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia, the RCMP have finally hinted at what may have motivated one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. Last week, RCMP Supt.
A look at actions the Liberal government has taken to counter racism

A look at actions the Liberal government has taken to counter racism

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising to do more to address issues of systemic racism in Canada in the wake of protests demanding immediate change.
N.L. medical examiner confirms body of missing fisherman has been found

N.L. medical examiner confirms body of missing fisherman has been found

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The RCMP say the body of a Newfoundland fisherman who died with three others when their boat sank last month has officially been identified.
Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area moving to Stage 2 of reopening

Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area moving to Stage 2 of reopening

TORONTO — Most Ontario regions outside the Toronto area will be allowed to open more businesses and activities Friday, including restaurant patios, hair salons and swimming pools as the province takes a regional approach to reopening.
Military helicopter did not respond as expected before crash: investigators

Military helicopter did not respond as expected before crash: investigators

OTTAWA — Military investigators are focusing on "aircraft systems and human factors" after determining the Cyclone helicopter that crashed off the coast of Greece in April did not respond as the crew expected before slamming into the Mediterranean Se