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25 million historical artifacts will get new home in capital region

25 million historical artifacts will get new home in capital region

OTTAWA — Many of the country's priceless historical artifacts — and millions of other assorted bits — will be getting a new home just outside Ottawa, Parks Canada announced Tuesday.
Federal NDP and Greens, provincial opposition call for review of Glen Assoun case

Federal NDP and Greens, provincial opposition call for review of Glen Assoun case

HALIFAX — Opposition leaders in Ottawa and Nova Scotia are calling for further investigation into why the RCMP destroyed potential evidence in the criminal proceedings against a Halifax man who was wrongfully convicted of murder.
Opponents of Bill 21 seek leave to appeal decision that maintained secularism law

Opponents of Bill 21 seek leave to appeal decision that maintained secularism law

MONTREAL — Civil liberties groups are seeking leave to appeal a recent Quebec Superior Court decision that found it wasn't necessary to temporarily suspend certain provisions of Quebec's secularism law while a full challenge is mounted.
Lametti swats back at Ontario attorney general over legal aid spending

Lametti swats back at Ontario attorney general over legal aid spending

OTTAWA — The Ontario government's rejection of shared responsibility for legal aid is an "excuse for spending cuts" that will leave many of the province's most vulnerable at greater risk, federal Justice Minister David Lametti said Tuesday.
AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election

FREDERICTON — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is calling on members to lobby all parties in an effort to influence political platforms ahead of the federal election in October.
Doug Ford says Boris Johnson will do 'great job' as Britain's next prime minister

Doug Ford says Boris Johnson will do 'great job' as Britain's next prime minister

LUCAN, Ont. — Ontario's premier says he believes Boris Johnson will do a "great job" as Britain's next prime minister. Doug Ford praised the new leader of Britain's Conservative Party at a news conference in Lucan, Ont., Tuesday morning.
Alberta real-estate agents get safety app after Calgary open house assault

Alberta real-estate agents get safety app after Calgary open house assault

CALGARY — An association representing Alberta real-estate agents is providing its members with an emergency response app a month after an alleged sexual assault during an open house.

Man unhurt after unauthorized ride on ramp of swing bridge in Victoria

VICTORIA — A Victoria-area pedestrian is unhurt after taking an unexpected ride on the ramp of the city's new Johnson Street swing bridge as it was being raised to allow a barge to pass. Const.
Two teens thought to be missing now suspects in 3 northern B.C. deaths

Two teens thought to be missing now suspects in 3 northern B.C. deaths

SURREY, B.C. — Two British Columbia teenagers who were first thought to be missing are now considered suspects in the deaths of three people in northern B.C.
Artists' work reduced to ash after fire destroys shared Winnipeg studio

Artists' work reduced to ash after fire destroys shared Winnipeg studio

WINNIPEG — Some Winnipeg artists have lost nearly their entire life's work in an aggressive fire that reduced a shared studio space to rubble and ash.