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Canada sanctions Russian military officers over atrocities in Bucha

Canada sanctions Russian military officers over atrocities in Bucha

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is imposing sanctions on dozens of Russian military officers whose troops are accused of committing atrocities against Ukrainian civilians.

Pope's genocide acknowledgement, prison needle exchange : In The News for Aug. 2

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 Aug. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
U.S. lawmakers making one last push to reform cannabis laws before November midterms

U.S. lawmakers making one last push to reform cannabis laws before November midterms

WASHINGTON — The surprise climate spending bill isn't the only piece of marquee legislation in the U.S. Senate that's getting a lot of Canadian attention. U.S.
N.W.T. working to encourage more residents to choose electric vehicles

N.W.T. working to encourage more residents to choose electric vehicles

YELLOWKNIFE — Electric vehicles are a rare sight in Canada's North, with challenges such as frigid winter temperatures and limited infrastructure. The Northwest Territories is hoping to change that.

Indigenous leaders wish Pope's acknowledgment of genocide was made on Canadian soil

A member of the National Indian Residential School Circle of Survivors says it's good Pope Francis acknowledged that what happened in the schools amounted to genocide, but that he should have said it before he left Canada.
Federal government announces $18M for HIV testing at Montreal AIDS conference

Federal government announces $18M for HIV testing at Montreal AIDS conference

MONTREAL — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said Monday that the government will invest $17.9 million to increase access to HIV testing in remote communities and among hard-to-reach populations.
Records show Trudeau is routinely offered portraits of himself as gifts

Records show Trudeau is routinely offered portraits of himself as gifts

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been offered the gift of his own likeness some 17 times since becoming prime minister, including once by the president of China.
'Very profound': Hundreds of residential school photos found in Rome archives

'Very profound': Hundreds of residential school photos found in Rome archives

WINNIPEG — Raymond Frogner says when he found images of residential school students in the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate archives in Rome, he knew he was looking at something important.

Former MP calls on Parliament Hill security to stop racial profiling

OTTAWA — A former MP who says she was recently racially profiled by parliamentary security is calling on the service to address racism within its ranks.
Monkeypox: Experts at AIDS conference say the current global response is not enough

Monkeypox: Experts at AIDS conference say the current global response is not enough

MONTREAL — A panel of scientists and activists at the AIDS 2022 conference in Montreal urged worldwide governments over the weekend to ramp up resources to handle the monkeypox outbreaks.