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Mary Simon reflects on loss of Indigenous languages at event launching UN decade

Mary Simon reflects on loss of Indigenous languages at event launching UN decade

OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says she wants to see the language of Inuktitut not just survive, but grow.
Government data suggests First Nations hit more often with CERB repayment letters

Government data suggests First Nations hit more often with CERB repayment letters

Vivian Ketchum applied for emergency aid during the first wave of the pandemic when she was forced to isolate after being a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
As the Bay store in Winnipeg gets a new life, here are some moments from its past

As the Bay store in Winnipeg gets a new life, here are some moments from its past

WINNIPEG — The iconic Hudson's Bay Co. building in downtown Winnipeg is to get a new life with a transfer to Indigenous leadership.
Transformation in Winnipeg and slaughter in Mariupol: In The News for Apr. 22

Transformation in Winnipeg and slaughter in Mariupol: In The News for Apr. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Apr. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Singh styles NDP-Liberal deal the 'Anhad Accord' after his daughter

Singh styles NDP-Liberal deal the 'Anhad Accord' after his daughter

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has revealed that his party calls the pact he made with Justin Trudeau the "Anhad Accord" after his baby daughter.
Higher-paid agency nurses could pose 'dangerous challenge' to health system: union

Higher-paid agency nurses could pose 'dangerous challenge' to health system: union

A nursing union boss wants Canada's auditor general to find out how many privately contracted nurses are working for health authorities across the country, doing the same work as staff counterparts while being paid far more.
Former The Bay store in downtown Winnipeg to be given to Indigenous group

Former The Bay store in downtown Winnipeg to be given to Indigenous group

WINNIPEG — One of the landmark stores formerly run by the Hudson's Bay Co. is about to undergo a major transformation in the name of reconciliation with Indigenous people.
Russian sanctions target Canadian premiers, journalists, military, political staff

Russian sanctions target Canadian premiers, journalists, military, political staff

OTTAWA — Russia targeted 61 Canadians — from politicians to journalists — with fresh sanctions on Thursday over Canada's actions against the country for its invasion of Ukraine.
B.C. police probe whether arson attack on home of Ukrainian pastor was a hate crime

B.C. police probe whether arson attack on home of Ukrainian pastor was a hate crime

VICTORIA — The Ukrainian Canadian Congress has called on police in Victoria to investigate an arson attack on the home of a religious leader as a hate crime.
B.C. prioritizing negotiation over litigation for Indigenous rights

B.C. prioritizing negotiation over litigation for Indigenous rights

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is working to resolve legal disputes with First Nations outside of the courtroom to avoid "deepening divisions," Attorney General David Eby said.