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Ceremonies, vigils planned in Toronto to honour victims of deadly van attack

TORONTO — Ceremonies and vigils are planned today to honour those killed or injured in last year's deadly van attack in north Toronto. The City of Toronto is holding an event at the Mel Lastman Square Amphitheatre at 1:30 p.m.

New commemorative loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ2 people to be unveiled today

TORONTO — The Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling a new commemorative loonie today meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people in the country.
Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

Parks Canada releases details of search for climbers killed in Banff avalanche

The treacherous recovery of three world-class climbers in Alberta's Banff National Park involved a helicopter, a search dog and 28 people, Parks Canada said Monday as it released details of its rescue efforts.
Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

Residents eye rising waters as Legault says new approach needed to flood relief

MONTREAL — Some 800 Canadian military personnel fanned out across Quebec on Monday, filling sandbags and aiding evacuations as Premier Francois Legault warned that climate change will increase the frequency of serious flooding.
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral on Monday.

'Colonial model of policing' fails many Indigenous communities, study finds

OTTAWA — Many Indigenous communities lack policing services that meet their safety and security needs despite long-standing efforts to remedy the shortcomings, a federally commissioned report says.

Warning in Interior B.C. about 'trippy' drug linked to 'zombie' outbreak in U.S.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The British Columbia Interior Health authority is warning street-drug users of a synthetic cannabinoid that has been linked to a so-called "zombie" outbreak in New York. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians were gathering Monday to mourn those killed in a massive terrorist attack in their homeland as the Canadian government stepped up cautions for anyone considering visiting the country as it grapples with the fallout from the wides
More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

More than 6,700 veterans from Afghan war receiving federal assistance for PTSD

OTTAWA — Canada's war in Afghanistan ended five years ago but the price of that effort continues to grow.
Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

Early, photogenic iceberg raises expectations for Newfoundland's season

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — This historic port city welcomed an unexpected early guest on Easter weekend: a sizable iceberg, a ridge of white framed between the hills of the Narrows leading into the city's harbour.