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Ombud flags unfairness in treatment of sexual dysfunctions for female veterans

Ombud flags unfairness in treatment of sexual dysfunctions for female veterans

OTTAWA — Canada’s veterans ombud is warning that women who served in the Canadian Armed Forces are facing unacceptable barriers and bias when it comes to accessing federal assistance for sexual dysfunctions.
Better COVID tracking, calls for national gun-control plan : In The News for April 21

Better COVID tracking, calls for national gun-control plan : In The News for April 21

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 April 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada needs a stronger COVID-19 detection system, experts say

Canada needs a stronger COVID-19 detection system, experts say

Experts say Canada needs to develop a robust system to detect COVID-19 activity in the absence of wide-scale PCR testing.
Ottawa feared repeat of 2020 rail blockades before B.C. pipeline arrests last fall

Ottawa feared repeat of 2020 rail blockades before B.C. pipeline arrests last fall

Federal officials feared a repeat of the 2020 rail blockades one month before RCMP enforced an injunction last fall against protests that cut off access to a pipeline construction site in northern British Columbia.
Vancouver marijuana users gather to celebrate the annual 4-20 smoke event

Vancouver marijuana users gather to celebrate the annual 4-20 smoke event

VANCOUVER — White marijuana smoke billowed over a sea of cannabis enthusiasts outside the Vancouver Art Gallery Wednesday as they cheered when the clock stuck 4:20 p.m.
B.C. high court certifies former flight attendant's class-action suit against WestJet

B.C. high court certifies former flight attendant's class-action suit against WestJet

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled a former flight attendant's "hard-fought" class-action lawsuit alleging discrimination and harassment against WestJet can proceed.
'Just the beginning:' 14 graves found at former residential school in Saskatchewan

'Just the beginning:' 14 graves found at former residential school in Saskatchewan

GEORGE GORDON FIRST NATION, SASK. — Chief Byron Bitternose of George Gordon First Nation says members of his community had hoped they would never discover graves near the site of a former residential school.

Anglican archbishop facing sexual misconduct allegations resigns

TORONTO — The Anglican Church of Canada says an archbishop has resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Canada launches Aeroplan fund to bring Ukrainians to Canada

Canada launches Aeroplan fund to bring Ukrainians to Canada

OTTAWA — Canadians can now give cash or Aeroplan points to help bring Ukrainians fleeing the war with Russia to safety in Canada.
Systemic failures and racism: Hearings for Desmond inquiry conclude in Nova Scotia

Systemic failures and racism: Hearings for Desmond inquiry conclude in Nova Scotia

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — Systemic failures and racism were partly to blame for the tragic chain of events that led an Afghanistan war veteran to kill his family and himself in 2017, an inquiry heard Wednesday at it concluded its public hearings.
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