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Aspects of what Canadian students are taught about Indian residential schools

TORONTO — Aspects of what Canadian students are taught about Indian residential schools in the provinces and territories: Newfoundland : Is looking to explore making the topic of residential schools "more explicit.
'Convenient ignorance:' Canadians' knowledge of residential schools woefully lacking

'Convenient ignorance:' Canadians' knowledge of residential schools woefully lacking

TORONTO — Widespread shock at the discovery of what are believed to be the buried remains of 215 Indigenous children has highlighted the pervasive ignorance among many Canadians of one of the most sordid, and as yet incomplete, chapters in Canada’s n
'Explosion of fury and violence and blood,' Toronto's shelters see rise in violence

'Explosion of fury and violence and blood,' Toronto's shelters see rise in violence

TORONTO — New data shows the number of violent incidents in Toronto shelters has more than tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic, a phenomenon those who use the system say is partially driving an increase of outdoor encampments.
Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn't apologize

Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn't apologize

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed sorrow over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215 Indigenous students of church-run boarding schools but didn’t offer the apology sought by the Canadian prime minister.
Action to save Montreal's Chinatown needs to come faster, advocates say

Action to save Montreal's Chinatown needs to come faster, advocates say

MONTREAL — Hotels and luxury condos have sprung up around the ornate red and gold gate that marks the south entrance to Montreal's Chinatown, towering above the busy dumpling restaurants and mom-and-pop stores.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in Quebec.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 6, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 6, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 6, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 374,245 new vaccinations administered for a total of 25,763,939 doses given. Nationwide, 2,714,668 people or 7.
Canadian Bar Association urges firms to hire more Indigenous lawyers

Canadian Bar Association urges firms to hire more Indigenous lawyers

The first Indigenous head of the Canadian Bar Association was a law school student in his mid-20s when he met his grandfather and learned he'd survived a "horrible" existence at a residential school in Saskatchewan.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, June 6, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, June 6, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 6, 2021. There are 1,391,174 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,391,174 confirmed cases (25,339 active, 1,340,123 resolved, 25,712 deaths).

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:20 p.m. Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province has now administered over three million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Dr.