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Feds sign historic self-government agreements with three Metis nations

Feds sign historic self-government agreements with three Metis nations

OTTAWA — The federal government signed historic self-government agreements Thursday with the Metis nations of Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

Winnipeg police cruiser stolen as officers track down suspected car thieves

Winnipeg police who were chasing a stolen vehicle ended up having one of their own cars stolen by a suspected thief. Officers were called early in the morning to a report of a stolen car heading west toward the city limits. Spokesman Const.
A quick look at a some of the new appointees to the Order of Canada

A quick look at a some of the new appointees to the Order of Canada

OTTAWA — On Thursday, Rideau Hall unveiled a list of 83 new appointees to the Order of Canada. Here are short profiles of a few who are being given one of the country's highest honours.

Enderby, B.C., wins Participaction challenge with millions of movement minutes

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia city of Enderby has been crowned the most physically active community in Canada in the first annual Participaction challenge. The victory comes as the city in B.C.
Chef, Nunvaut leader and 'Riverton Rifle' among 83 new Order of Canada members

Chef, Nunvaut leader and 'Riverton Rifle' among 83 new Order of Canada members

OTTAWA — Ask Reggie Leach about hockey and you can hear the joy in his voice as he talks about winning the Stanley Cup in his own playing days, and donning a Team Canada jersey and watching his children represent the country years later in hockey and
Defence minister mum on details of Vice-Admiral Norman settlement

Defence minister mum on details of Vice-Admiral Norman settlement

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is remaining mum on details of the government's settlement with Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, citing confidentiality provisions in the deal.
In the news today, June 27

In the news today, June 27

Five stories in the news for Thursday, June 27 ——— ORDER OF CANADA GROWS BY 83 WITH NEW MEMBERS Gov.-Gen. Julie Payette is naming 83 more Canadians to the Order of Canada.
Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

HALIFAX — Transport Canada has implemented a speed restriction for vessels in the western part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence following yet another death of the endangered North Atlantic right whale on Wednesday.

Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

HALIFAX — Transport Canada has implemented a speed restriction for vessels in the western part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence following yet another death of the endangered North Atlantic right whale on Wednesday.

Poll suggests Canadians could learn more about quirky bits of country's history

TORONTO — A new poll suggests Canadians haven't made much progress in expanding their knowledge of the more colourful parts of the country's history.