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In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

In Arizona, worry about access to Colorado River water

TUCSON, Ariz.
Coalition on climate adaptation says Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

Coalition on climate adaptation says Canada needs hard targets on disaster resilience

A broad coalition on climate adaptation and disaster resilience says air conditioning should become a human right on par with winter heating.
Indigenous Services minister to visit site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services minister to visit site of mass killing in Saskatchewan

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — The federal minister for Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, is scheduled to visit on Tuesday the site of a mass killing in Saskatchewan.
Residential school drama 'Bones of Crows' about need for truth, dialogue: director

Residential school drama 'Bones of Crows' about need for truth, dialogue: director

TORONTO — Screenwriter/director Marie Clements says every Indigenous person who worked on her residential school drama “Bones of Crows” has their own family story of residential school and that brought deeper meaning to each day’s shoot.
Film tells story of Sister Dorothy Moore, Mi'kmaw educator who fought for her people

Film tells story of Sister Dorothy Moore, Mi'kmaw educator who fought for her people

HALIFAX — As a girl growing up in the Mi'kmaw community of Membertou, Sister Dorothy Moore came to know what it meant to lose one's path and then find the way back through human kindness.
Members of some diaspora communities call for Canada to break ties to Crown

Members of some diaspora communities call for Canada to break ties to Crown

Some Canadians from diaspora communities called for the country's independence from the Crown on Friday, saying the death of the Queen is a chance to rethink its ties to the monarchy.
'Beautiful act of reclamation': Indigenous love and joy in the spotlight at TIFF

'Beautiful act of reclamation': Indigenous love and joy in the spotlight at TIFF

Filmmakers are challenging the way Indigenous love stories have previously been portrayed with the release of two projects that explore romantic relationships and sensuality at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Death of Queen casts pall on opening day of Toronto International Film Festival

Death of Queen casts pall on opening day of Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO — After two years of pandemic-disrupted events the Toronto International Film Festival kicked off Thursday evening promising a return to form, although the death of the Queen cast a pall over the celebrations, which included a concert in the
'Here to forgive': Victims' families, Indigenous leaders gather after mass stabbing

'Here to forgive': Victims' families, Indigenous leaders gather after mass stabbing

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION — There were hugs, tears and calls for change Thursday as Indigenous leaders gathered on the James Smith Cree Nation — a Saskatchewan community struck by a deadly mass stabbing.
Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry receives warning about ignored recommendations

Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry receives warning about ignored recommendations

HALIFAX — The inquiry into the mass shooting in Nova Scotia heard Thursday from experts who warned that the federal and Nova Scotia governments have a poor track record when it comes to implementing recommendations from previous inquiries.
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