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Ground-breaking Canadian black lawyer to finally be honoured in New Brunswick

Ground-breaking Canadian black lawyer to finally be honoured in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — Abraham Beverley Walker is considered the first Canadian-born black lawyer, but a New Brunswick historian says Walker's accomplishments have been all but forgotten by history.
Vancouver cemetery looks to add more bodies to one grave in sustainability move

Vancouver cemetery looks to add more bodies to one grave in sustainability move

Vancouver's only cemetery is thinking outside the pine box in its efforts to find space, become more environmentally friendly and make the graveyard an interesting place for the living.
Business leaders warn of glaring campaign omission: lack of economic game plans

Business leaders warn of glaring campaign omission: lack of economic game plans

OTTAWA — Business leaders want Canada's newly elected lawmakers to shift their attention to the economy following an election campaign that sorely lacked a critical conversation: how to secure the country's future prosperity.
EU, Germany welcome 'continuity' on climate change with Liberal minority win

EU, Germany welcome 'continuity' on climate change with Liberal minority win

OTTAWA — The European Union and Germany say they appreciate the "continuity" in Canadian climate change policy that will result from the federal election result.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.

Paramedic, two kids, die when ambulance responding to call crashes in Saskatchewan

BEAUVAL, Sask. — A paramedic and two children have died after an ambulance collided with a truck on an icy highway in northern Saskatchewan.

Defence lawyers contest consecutive-sentencing in Quebec mosque shooter case

MONTREAL — A group of lawyers opposed to consecutive life sentences has been granted intervener status in an appeal of the sentence handed down to Quebec City mosque killer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Guinean-Canadians in Montreal protest possible third presidential term

Guinean-Canadians in Montreal protest possible third presidential term

MONTREAL — Alpha Diallo arrived in Canada from Guinea in 2009, a year before that country's president won his first election and raised hopes amid the nation's sole democratic transition of power since independence from France a half-century before.

Police say bodies of a father and son were found in a Coquitlam, B.C., home

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team in British Columbia says two bodies found in a Metro Vancouver home on Monday were those of a father and son. Police spokesman Sgt.

B.C. Appeal Court says Canada must rethink extradition of Indigenous man

VANCOUVER — The federal Justice Department has been ordered by the British Columbia Appeal Court to reconsider the extradition of an Aboriginal man to the United States because it says the minister failed to factor in Canada's historical mistreatment