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Feds announce funds for women's shelters, advocate says more needed

Feds announce funds for women's shelters, advocate says more needed

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced funding to construct and repair hundreds of spaces for women and children fleeing violence.
Ottawa police decide no charges in deadly Nunavut RCMP shooting

Ottawa police decide no charges in deadly Nunavut RCMP shooting

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut — An investigation into a deadly police shooting in Nunavut has concluded that no officer involved will face charges. The Ottawa Police Service was tasked with reviewing the shooting last November of a 21-year-old man.
More than 18 hours to find five N.S. mass shooting victims was 'deficient': lawyer

More than 18 hours to find five N.S. mass shooting victims was 'deficient': lawyer

HALIFAX — A lawyer for families of victims killed in the Nova Scotia mass shooting says an 18-hour delay in finding five bodies of those murdered is a sign of "deficient" policing.
Canada raids emergency stockpile to send medical equipment to Ukraine

Canada raids emergency stockpile to send medical equipment to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada has tapped into its own strategic stockpile of emergency medical supplies — stored for a national emergency — to help Ukraine.
English school board says it will file legal challenge of Quebec language law reform

English school board says it will file legal challenge of Quebec language law reform

MONTREAL — The English Montreal School Board says it will launch a legal challenge of Quebec's recently adopted language law reform.
Blood donor rules changing and Supreme Court ruling due: In The News for May 27, 2022

Blood donor rules changing and Supreme Court ruling due: In The News for May 27, 2022

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 May 27, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

Violet Soosay's search for her missing aunt began four decades ago. The pursuit took her to parts of Alberta and B.C. and down paths of uncertainty as weeks, months and years passed without word of Shirley Ann Soosay.
Canadian Blood Service seeks to scrap lifetime ban on sex workers donating blood

Canadian Blood Service seeks to scrap lifetime ban on sex workers donating blood

OTTAWA — Canadian Blood Services wants to scrap a lifetime ban on sex workers giving blood in a further move to make blood donation more equitable.

One person dead after ammonia leak at ice-making business in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An employee at an ice-making business in Kamloops, B.C., has died of exposure to ammonia gas, the city's deputy fire chief said. Ryan Cail said the man was believed to be in his 60s.
Alberta men accused of killing Métis hunters took law into own hands: prosecutor

Alberta men accused of killing Métis hunters took law into own hands: prosecutor

EDMONTON — A father and son accused of killing two Métis hunters took the law into their own hands when they chased them on a rural Alberta road, shot them and left them to die, a Crown prosecutor told court Thursday.