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Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

Canadian Human Rights Museum in Winnipeg apologizes for censoring gay displays

WINNIPEG — Leadership at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg is apologizing for censoring displays about LGBTQ history at the request of some school groups.
Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

TULSA, Okla. — Black Americans gathered Friday to mark the anniversary of an emancipation that came two and a half years late — liberty that many say feels like it never came at all.
Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

Either you love Canada or you don't: Alberta premier rebukes separatists

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is sharply rebuking those who believe the best way for Alberta to get a better deal out of Confederation is to threaten to quit it.
Pandemic erases Quebec's projected surplus, throws province into $15B deficit

Pandemic erases Quebec's projected surplus, throws province into $15B deficit

QUEBEC — Three months after projecting a surplus of nearly $3 billion, Quebec's finance minister announced Friday that the COVID-19 pandemic will blow through Quebec's financial reserves and leave the province with a $15-billion deficit at the end of
Agencies lack resources to answer Access to Info requests, information czar says

Agencies lack resources to answer Access to Info requests, information czar says

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has not provided the resources that departments and agencies need to answer the steeply growing number of requests for records from the public, information commissioner Caroline Maynard says.
N.L. liquor corp. reviewing Old Sam Rum in light of racist branding concerns

N.L. liquor corp. reviewing Old Sam Rum in light of racist branding concerns

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corp. says it is reviewing a locally bottled brand of rum that appears to depict a laughing Black man as its logo.

Quebec businessman arrested for attempted murder linked to attack on lawyer

MONTREAL — A Quebec businessman was arrested Friday morning in connection with the attempted murder of a lawyer who is involved in a civil case against him.
Cities ask for help as feds, provinces remain apart on deal for $14 billion

Cities ask for help as feds, provinces remain apart on deal for $14 billion

OTTAWA — Municipal leaders lamented the lack of progress between Ottawa and the provinces over $14 billion in federal aid for child care, personal protective equipment and transit funding, saying the uncertainty being created would hinder efforts to

Jail guard alleges two colleagues attacked him after comments on George Floyd

A correctional officer at an Ontario jail alleges he was assaulted at work by two colleagues following their comments about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, according to a complaint obtained by The Canadian Press.
Nunavut court approves teacher sexual abuse class action against governments

Nunavut court approves teacher sexual abuse class action against governments

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut court has approved a class-action lawsuit against the federal government and two territories over the sexual abuse of Inuit children by a teacher.