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Federal Court approves settlement agreement for Indian Day Schools

Federal Court approves settlement agreement for Indian Day Schools

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has approved a settlement agreement for survivors of so-called Indian day schools.

Alberta judge throws out Karlheinz Schreiber lawsuit against federal government

EDMONTON — An Alberta court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Karlheinz Schreiber in 1997 in which the German-Canadian businessman alleged he had been defamed by the Attorney General of Canada.
Canadian woman focusing on memories shared with slain fiance: New Zealand police

Canadian woman focusing on memories shared with slain fiance: New Zealand police

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A grieving Canadian woman is focusing on the memories she shared with her Australian fiance before he was murdered Friday in a seemingly random attack, police said Monday.

Correction to Aug. 18 story about Elections Canada rules on partisan activities

OTTAWA — In a story that moved Sunday, Aug.
Environment groups warned saying climate change is real could be partisan

Environment groups warned saying climate change is real could be partisan

OTTAWA — A pre-election chill has descended over some environment charities after Elections Canada warned them that discussing the dangers of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity.

Unseasonable snow forces campers out of northeastern B.C. provincial park

FORT NELSON, B.C. — A blast of unseasonable, snowy weather on the weekend forced the closure of one provincial park in northeastern British Columbia and prompted a recommendation to stay away from two others, but conditions are expected to ease soon.
Dildo, N.L., warns against trespassing in excitement over Hollywood-like sign

Dildo, N.L., warns against trespassing in excitement over Hollywood-like sign

DILDO, N.L. — Days after a Hollywood-style sign went up over Dildo, N.L., officials have had to post warnings to deter people from clambering through private yards and scaling a steep hill to take photos with it.

In the news today, Aug. 19

Four stories in the news for Monday, Aug. 19 ——— CHINESE OFFICIALS FIRE BACK AT FREELAND OVER HONG KONG China is telling Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to butt out. Freeland and her E.U.
Turtles, butterflies and foxes: Captive breeding for endangered species growing

Turtles, butterflies and foxes: Captive breeding for endangered species growing

LANGLEY, B.C. — The turtle in my hand dangles its churning feet as I set it down. It touches its first dirt and immediately, unerringly, points toward shore and races as fast as a turtle can to the water.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, sparking backlash from China

OTTAWA — Chinese officials accused Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland of "meddling" in China's internal affairs Sunday after her weekend statement condemning violence in Hong Kong in the wake of escalating tensions between pro-democracy prote