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Canadian paddlers feed off local crowd for gold medals at world championships

Canadian paddlers feed off local crowd for gold medals at world championships

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Canadian canoe racers demonstrated endurance and power at the world championships Sunday on Lake Banook, taking home gold, silver and bronze medals to the roar of an approving local crowd.
Artists to cash in when work is resold with update of copyright laws

Artists to cash in when work is resold with update of copyright laws

OTTAWA — Artists are to get paid when their work is resold in a shakeup of copyright laws that would give them a slice of collectors' profits.
After papal apology in Canada, U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

After papal apology in Canada, U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

WASHINGTON — There is a long-standing intergenerational link between the dark North American legacy of abuse in residential schools and the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Reparations to Indigenous Peoples are critical after Pope's apology for residential schools

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Libraries in the U.S. and Canada are changing how they refer to Indigenous Peoples

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Pope Francis says he felt the pain of Indigenous Peoples during trip to Canada

Pope Francis says he felt the pain of Indigenous Peoples during trip to Canada

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller says a lack of action would be the worst thing to follow an apology for residential schools as Pope Francis reflects on his historic journey to Canada.
After Pope called residential schools 'genocide,' House of Commons should too: NDP MP

After Pope called residential schools 'genocide,' House of Commons should too: NDP MP

OTTAWA — A New Democrat member of Parliament said Tuesday she hopes all of her colleagues will recognize the residential schools system as genocide, now that Pope Francis has used the term.

Indigenous leaders wish Pope's acknowledgment of genocide was made on Canadian soil

A member of the National Indian Residential School Circle of Survivors says it's good Pope Francis acknowledged that what happened in the schools amounted to genocide, but that he should have said it before he left Canada.
Pope says Indigenous people suffered genocide at residential schools

Pope says Indigenous people suffered genocide at residential schools

ROME — Pope Francis says the abuses Indigenous Peoples faced while being forced to attend residential schools amounted to genocide.

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House passes bill banning certain semi-automatic guns WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the cr