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Quebec university joins growing trend toward letting students use preferred names

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:55
The Universite du Quebec a Montreal announced this week the policy will come into effect next semester.
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Supreme Court of Canada hears case on migrant detainees’ rights to challenge incarceration

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:25
The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments on a case asking for immigration detainees to be given access to a legal provision allowing anyone being held in custody the right to challenge their detention before a judge.
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Environmental groups call on feds to protect caribou on provincial land

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:01
The environmental groups are calling on the federal government to protect at-risk boreal caribou.
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First Nations chief urges action on sterilization of Indigenous women, calling it a ‘gross human rights violation’

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:00
AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said the scope of the problem must be examined across Canada, and the practice is reprehensible.
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Brian Gallant to announce plans to step down as New Brunswick Liberal leader

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:48
The former premier will be stepping down as Liberal leader, but intends to remain as Opposition leader.
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Sex-misconduct survey excludes vulnerable military members, survivors’ group says

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:08
The survey is conducted by Statistics Canada for the Canadian Forces and is the military’s most recent attempt to get a handle on how many service members have experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct over the previous 12 months.
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Judge won’t rule if brain dead means legally dead in case of Jewish man

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:03
The decision by Ontario Superior Court Justice Glenn Hainey that the case had become moot upset relatives of Shalom Ouanounou, who had found themselves at odds with the doctors caring for him.
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Canada ‘deeply concerned’ over possible return of Rohingya to Burma

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:33
Canada’s concern over the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Burma is due to Burma’s ongoing violence and worsening conditions.
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Many child killers have been placed in Indigenous healing lodges, stats show

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:45
The federal statistics indicate 17 male and female offenders serving time for killing minors were transferred to one of the Correctional Service of Canada’s healing lodges from 2012-13 through last year.
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