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AFN delegates expected to vote on national chief's suspension as convention closes

AFN delegates expected to vote on national chief's suspension as convention closes

VANCOUVER — It’s the last day of the Assembly of First Nations annual gathering Vancouver and the issue of leadership still hasn’t been solved.
Feds urged to crack down on fake Indigenous art, copyright breaches

Feds urged to crack down on fake Indigenous art, copyright breaches

OTTAWA — First Nations art, from hand-carved masks to totem poles, draws on generations of tradition and skill and can take months to craft.
'Pent up demand': Calgary Stampede returns with parade, spectators and no limits

'Pent up demand': Calgary Stampede returns with parade, spectators and no limits

CALGARY — The rides are going up, concession stands are waiting, stuffed animals are displayed at games tables and the Calgary Stampede is raring to go Friday in its first return to full capacity since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hospital 'nightmare' in B.C. for Quebec patient denied surgery: father

Hospital 'nightmare' in B.C. for Quebec patient denied surgery: father

VANCOUVER — A Quebec man who fell and broke his jaw, cheekbone and a bone around his left eye while visiting British Columbia says his surgery was cancelled after he was told his home province "won't pay" for the procedure.

As life's rhythms return, Highland Park residents resist 'normalization' of shootings

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — The trauma of the Fourth of July was already beginning to yield to life's regular rhythms Wednesday, just 48 hours after America's latest mass shooting brought tragedy and infamy to another tranquil U.S. community.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Wednesday, July 6, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Wednesday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $16 million: 25, 33, 34, 35, 37 & 46.
Patrick Brown wants appeal of disqualification from Conservative party leadership

Patrick Brown wants appeal of disqualification from Conservative party leadership

OTTAWA — Patrick Brown wants to appeal a decision made by federal Conservatives overseeing the party's leadership race to disqualify him.
Chiefs' 'squabble' over leadership diverts AFN focus from real issues: youth leader

Chiefs' 'squabble' over leadership diverts AFN focus from real issues: youth leader

VANCOUVER — Politics and disagreementsaround leadership at the annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations are getting in the way of Indigenous topics that matter most, the group's youth council co-chair said Wednesday.
Surging energy prices harmful to families, should drive green transition: Freeland

Surging energy prices harmful to families, should drive green transition: Freeland

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said the federal government is absolutely concerned about inflation, but dismissed critics who called her callous and out of touch for suggesting the high cost of gas is a reminder of why we need to tr
Deterrent or discrimination? Quebec defends police power to make random traffic stops

Deterrent or discrimination? Quebec defends police power to make random traffic stops

MONTREAL — The power of police to randomly pull over drivers remains an important tool for deterring dangerous behaviour on the road, a Quebec government lawyer argued Wednesday during a constitutional challenge to traffic stops.