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Conviction was quashed: Manitoba man seeks $16M-plus for 23 years in prison

Conviction was quashed: Manitoba man seeks $16M-plus for 23 years in prison

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba man who spent 23 years in prison before his first-degree murder conviction was overturned is suing the federal government, the City of Winnipeg and others for more than $16 million in damages, plus interest and legal costs.
'Thought it was a panda:' Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

'Thought it was a panda:' Second rare grizzly bear seen in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — A second rare grizzly bear has been spotted in Banff National Park.
Cyclone crash caused by 'conflict' between pilot, helicopter: DND

Cyclone crash caused by 'conflict' between pilot, helicopter: DND

OTTAWA — Senior military officials have revealed there was a "conflict" or "competition" between a Cyclone helicopter and its pilot moments before the aircraft known as Stalker 22 plunged into the water off the coast of Greece in April. Lt.-Gen.
Families of Flight 752 victims demand plan, timeline for holding Iran to account

Families of Flight 752 victims demand plan, timeline for holding Iran to account

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised to keep fighting for answers into Iran's shooting down of a civilian airliner in January even as victims' families prepare to grill Canada's foreign minister over plans to hold the Islamic Republic

Montreal police investigating racist video allegedly created by local teens

Montreal police said Tuesday they're investigating a racist video that has been circulating widely online and features two girls believed to be local high school students.
Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A review of statues that commemorate colonizing figures in Newfoundland and Labrador's history has reignited criticism of "discovery" narratives glorified in the province's culture.
Canada, U.S. confirm plan to extend border restrictions by another 30 days

Canada, U.S. confirm plan to extend border restrictions by another 30 days

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada and the United States will continue to limit non-essential travel between the two countries until at least July 21.
Pandemic diplomacy, staggered voting marks finale for UN Security Council seats

Pandemic diplomacy, staggered voting marks finale for UN Security Council seats

OTTAWA — The cutthroat campaigning for a seat on the United Nations Security Council would hardly be described as a picnic or a walk in the park.
Trust in police drops amid anti-racism protests, poll suggests

Trust in police drops amid anti-racism protests, poll suggests

OTTAWA — More Canadians are questioning their trust in the police as protests against racism and police brutality sparked by the killing of George Floyd last month sweep across North America, a new poll suggests.
Trust in police questioned and whistle while you work; In The News for June 16

Trust in police questioned and whistle while you work; In The News for June 16

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 June 16 ... --- Police poll ...