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Friday, September 19, 2014

Police say bones found by volunteers searching the Red River are from an animal
WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police say bones found by volunteers searching the Red River are not human.....Read More
Aboriginal women, girls targets for human trafficking, says new report
OTTAWA - Aboriginal women and girls are easy prey for human traffickers because they are more likely to suffer from poverty, drug addictions and mental-health problems, says a newly disclosed report.....Read More
Winnipeg police analyzing bones found along Red River by volunteer searchers
WINNIPEG - Volunteers searching for clues about the fate of missing and murdered aboriginal women have found bones along the banks of the Red River in Winnipeg.....Read More
B.C. judge wades into debate about inquiry into missing, murdered women
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A British Columbia judge used the sentencing of a serial killer to wade into the debate about an inquiry into missing and murdered women, saying it would be a "mistake" to treat the phenomenon simply as one for police to solve.....Read More
Royal Family member to visit KI First Nation, North Bay
The Countess of Wessex, Sophie Rhys-Jones, will spend three days in northern Ontario this week, including an overnight visit to a remote First Nation.....Read More
Final arguments this week in lawsuit
A Saskatchewan First Nation is still fighting sanctions taken against its members after the Northwest Rebellion of 1885.....Read More
Museum fire may have damaged First Nation's artifacts
Quebec City firefighters are inspecting the roof at the Museum of Civilization, after a fire broke out Monday at around 1 p.m. ET.....Read More
Government releases plan to fight violence against aboriginal women
OTTAWA - The federal government has released details of its plan to address the issue of violence against aboriginal women and girls.....Read More
#AmINext campaign aims to raise awareness about murdered aboriginal women
HALIFAX - A woman spearheading a social media campaign about missing and murdered aboriginal women says she isn't worried about the initiative fading from the public consciousness like other online campaigns have done in the past.....Read More
Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas plant exemption: documents
VANCOUVER - In January of this year, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers made a presentation to high-ranking officials in British Columbia's Environment Ministry, outlining changes they wanted to environmental review rules for natural gas projects.....Read More
Prince Edward shakes hands with 87 Duke of Edinburgh award winners at B.C. ceremony
VICTORIA - His Royal Highness Prince Edward Earl of Wessex told a ballroom full of young people on Saturday they earned the right to walk a little taller after successfully completing a journey that millions attempt but relatively few complete.....Read More
Families of murdered B.C. women, teen speak out; Legebokoff faces sentencing
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Gasps of joy and tears from the families and friends of three murdered women and a teenaged girl followed Thursday's conviction of Canada's youngest serial killer.....Read More
Former Arctic priest guilty on several sex charges involving Inuit children
IQALUIT, Nunavut - A Nunavut judge has found a former Roman Catholic priest guilty of 24 of the more than 70 sex-related charges he faced involving Inuit children more than 30 years ago.....Read More
B.C. man convicted of first degree murder in the deaths of three women, 1 girl
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A 24-year-old British Columbia man has been convicted of killing three women and a teenage girl, making him one of Canada's youngest serial killers.....Read More
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