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    Mass arrests continue along Dakota Access Pipeline pathway

    STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBAL TERRITORY — Another 27 people were arrested Monday during a prayer and ceremony caravan at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. In a statement, water defenders said a caravan of over 100 vehicles travelled to a pipeline worksite to carry out a ceremony “honouring the...
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    Round two: presidential debate Clinton vs. Trump

    St. LOUIS – Journalists do their best to live-up to the extremely high standard of reporting expected of them by the general public — part of that standard includes fact checking. It’s a good thing there is a slew of fact checkers involved in this year’s presidential election and...
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    Friend questions police investigation after missing woman found dead in B.C.

    A family friend of a Saskatchewan woman found dead in a forested area of British Columbia hopes a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women will look into why police publicize some missing person cases but not others. Dana Morenstein says Deanna Desjarlais of Saskatoon, who was a...
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    RCMP charge First Nation co manager with defrauding federal program of $1.2M

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. — RCMP say a Thunder Bay, Ont., man is facing charges after more than $1.2 million was fraudulently obtained for a remote northern Ontario First Nation from a federal program that promotes child nutrition. It’s alleged between 2007 and 2012 money from the National Child Benefit...
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    Candlelight vigil held for slain First Nations man Colten Boushie

    NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A candlelight vigil has been held in memory of a Saskatchewan First Nations man whose shooting death on a rural property escalated racial tensions in the province. Colten Boushie of the Red Pheasant First Nation was killed Aug. 10 after the vehicle he was in...
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    Dakota Access Pipeline crews destroy tribal history

    STANDING ROCK SIOUX NATIONS, N.D. — Just one day after informing courts on the location of sacred Lakota sites, construction crews for the Dakota Access Pipeline bulldozed through the area Saturday, causing a disruption. In dramatic images and videos posted to social media, land defenders were shown running to...
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    Head of missing women’s inquiry says ‘concrete’ recommendations needed

    VANCOUVER — When Marion Buller looks back on the Saskatchewan First Nation territory where she spent her summers growing up, some of her childhood friends are no longer there. They are aboriginal women who went missing or were murdered, part of a tragic phenomenon in Canada that Buller is...
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    Gaps leave children at risk of online exploitation, federal study warns

    OTTAWA — There are “serious gaps” — in resources, training and research — in efforts to protect young people from online sexual exploitation, warns a study prepared for the federal government. It means “much more still needs to be done” to ensure the safety of vulnerable children, especially in...
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    First Nations child advocate waiting for feds to end racial discrimination

    CALGARY — A leading advocate for First Nations children and families says she would like to see a lot less talk and a lot more action from the federal government. Cindy Blackstock’s First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada was one of two groups that brought a...

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    Two more First Nations boys from northern Manitoba switched at birth

    NORWAY HOUSE, Man. — Indigenous leaders say two men from a northern Manitoba First Nation have DNA evidence showing they were switched at birth — the second such alleged mix-up in the mid-1970s at the same federally run hospital. The men, who are to share their story publicly Friday,...
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    Caribou herd in Labrador may not recover from rapid decline: biologists

    JOHN’S, N.L. — A once-thriving caribou herd in Labrador that exceeded 800,000 animals in the 1990s is on the verge of collapse, with fewer than 9,000 remaining, biologists say. The Newfoundland and Labrador government, in a dire statement released Monday, said the George River herd won’t recover unless all...
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    Aboriginal headdresses distributed on 1st day of school rile Montreal mother

    MONTREAL — A Quebec mother says she was shocked that two Grade 3 teachers were wearing aboriginal headdresses and handing them out to students on the first day of classes Monday. Jennifer Dorner said she found the scene in the Montreal schoolyard distressing and offensive and posted a photo...
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