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[youtube id=”1KEPjsdwIK8″ width=”620″ height=”360″] Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada plans to hire private investigators to find alleged residential school abusers. Randall Hopley, a convicted child abductor, might be labelled a high risk to reoffend. A plea has been entered in a Vancouver courtroom in the “Surrey Six trial”. Ukraine has halted negotiations for a
By Kateryna Barnes Civil liberties groups on Thursday sounded the alarm over news that the Canadian government permitted the U.S. National Security Agency to spy on foreign diplomats on Canadian soil during the 2010 Toronto G20/G8 summit. New top-secret documents obtained by the CBC were retrieved by whistleblower Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor. Snowden is
Byelections are usually viewed as being about local issues, with little to no effect on the general elections. However, today’s four byelections come amidst the most serious scandal of the current leading party, the conservatives, and the results may provide a measure of the Senate scandal’s impact.
By Kateryna Barnes On Nov. 22, 1963 at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, three shots were fired at the motorcade, killing U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Fifty years after the assassination of JFK, many people are still fascinated with the man and his death. Art Blake, a professor of history at Ryerson University, said a large
By Charlotte Anketell Five different videos were obtained from surveillance cameras in Ontario and Quebec prisons that show guards abusing inmates, according to a report by the CBC. The CBC said the videos show inmates being punched, slapped and kneed and underscore the need for more widespread video surveillance in the corrections system. Kevin