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N.B. officer who killed Indigenous woman during wellness check testifies at inquest

N.B. officer who killed Indigenous woman during wellness check testifies at inquest

FREDERICTON — The police officer who fatally shot a 26-year-old Indigenous woman during a wellness check in Edmundston, N.B., two years ago says he doesn't know why things escalated so quickly. Edmundston police Const.
West Montreal health board CEO will step down in July after scathing coroner's report

West Montreal health board CEO will step down in July after scathing coroner's report

MONTREAL — The head of a western Montreal regional health authority will step down at the end of her mandate in July following a damning report from the Quebec coroner. The health authority made the announcement about Lynne McVey in a news release.
Research group says whales that turned up in Montreal haven't been seen since Sunday

Research group says whales that turned up in Montreal haven't been seen since Sunday

MONTREAL — A marine mammal research group is reporting that the two minke whales spotted near Montreal last week haven't been seen for more than 48 hours.
Over half of young people see racist content online about immigrants, poll suggests

Over half of young people see racist content online about immigrants, poll suggests

OTTAWA — Over half of Canadians under age 35 come across racist or prejudiced remarks about immigrants on the internet, a new survey suggests.
Confusion over RCMP leadership roles marked early investigation of N.S. mass shooting

Confusion over RCMP leadership roles marked early investigation of N.S. mass shooting

HALIFAX — When a man disguised as a Mountie started killing people in northern Nova Scotia two years ago, there was considerable confusion over who was in charge of the RCMP operation, newly released documents show.
Vaping vs cigarettes, royals visit Newfoundland and Labrador : In The News for May 17

Vaping vs cigarettes, royals visit Newfoundland and Labrador : In The News for May 17

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 May 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Milgaard pushed for action on Indigenous sisters' wrongful conviction claims

Milgaard pushed for action on Indigenous sisters' wrongful conviction claims

David Milgaard was actively helping people who claim they have been wrongfully convicted right up until his sudden death, including two Indigenous sisters who have been incarcerated for nearly 30 years.
Shortages of some baby formula in Quebec due to panic buying, U.S. supply issues

Shortages of some baby formula in Quebec due to panic buying, U.S. supply issues

MONTREAL — When Catherine Labrecque-Baker went to purchase hypoallergenic baby formula in mid-April for her six-month-old baby, her Quebec City pharmacist told her there was none left.
Multiple reports say Marner's SUV was stolen in an armed carjacking in west Toronto

Multiple reports say Marner's SUV was stolen in an armed carjacking in west Toronto

There are multiple reports that an SUV belonging to Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner has been stolen in a carjacking in the city’s west end.
Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

CALGARY — The Battle of Alberta has officially started with a friendly hockey wager between the city councils in Calgary and Edmonton, and some elite Canadian soccer players with ties to both cities have also made bets.