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  • National Chief Perry Bellegarde, PM Justin Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade

    June 23, 2017 6:07 PM 5

    Bellegarde is the first National Chief to participate in any Pride event. Last year, Trudeau became the first Canadian prime minister to march in the parade. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be participating in the Toronto Pride Parade on Sunday along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “The participation of the AFN National

  • 'Sincerely, A Drunken Fool': Thief mails apology, mummified toe to Dawson City bar

    June 23, 2017 5:31 PM 8

    Toes are used in an infamous cocktail served by a Dawson City bar Staff at the Downtown Hotel reported the theft last Sunday, saying someone had made off with one of the bar's mummified toes. The bar, located in a small community more than six hours north of Whitehorse, uses the toes in a drink they call a "Sourtoe Cocktail." The bar apparently has some backup

  • Ottawa seeks 'clarity' in court on tribunal findings on First Nations health

    June 23, 2017 5:27 PM 7

    The Liberal government said Friday it is going to Federal Court to seek "clarity" on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations child health care. In a joint statement, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said the government's plan to seek clarification

  • Canadian Armed Forces member in Alberta accused of luring Texas girl

    June 23, 2017 4:20 PM 7

    EDMONTON -- A member of the Canadian Armed Forces in Alberta has been charged with child luring as well as with making and distributing child pornography. Police say child luring allegations were first discovered by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations based in Laredo, Texas, in March. Alberta's Internet child exploitation unit alleges that Massey attempted

  • Stolen human toe returned to rightful owner

    June 23, 2017 4:07 PM 6

    DAWSON CITY, Yukon -- A mummified human toe that is the key ingredient in a strange drinking ritual in Dawson City is back where it belongs. RCMP in the Yukon city say the shrivelled, brown toe that was stolen last weekend has been returned to its rightful owner. The toe, which is used in the Downtown Hotel's popular "sourtoe cocktail," had vanished

  • Alberta soldier faces child luring, child porn charges in cross-border investigation

    June 23, 2017 3:37 PM 6

    Cpl. Steven Massey, 32, arrested in Edmonton An Alberta member of the Canadian Armed Forces is facing child luring and child pornography charges after a joint investigation by Alberta police and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations. Cpl. Steven Massey, 32, has been charged with child luring, making child pornography and distribution of child pornography

  • Supreme Court clears way to B.C. class-action against Facebook

    June 23, 2017 2:26 PM 7

    The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a clause in Facebook’s terms of use is “unenforceable” in this country, clearing the way for a Vancouver woman to sue the social media giant for what she claims was a breach of her privacy. Deborah Douez brought a lawsuit against Facebook over a now-defunct advertising format that saw her name and profile photo

  • Supreme Court says woman can sue Facebook in B.C. courts

    June 23, 2017 2:25 PM 8

    Debbie Douez sued over Sponsored Stories image; SCC by 4-3 says Facebook can't determine jurisdiction A woman who wants to sue Facebook over its use of "sponsored stories" can pursue her case in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday. Deborah Douez wants to file a class-action lawsuit against the social media giant over a now-defunct

  • Supreme Court gives thumbs-up to privacy lawsuit against Facebook Add to ..

    June 23, 2017 1:59 PM 8

    In a 4-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada gave the go-ahead on Friday to a class-action lawsuit against Facebook over advertisements featuring its users, allegedly without their consent. In legal terms, the key issue was whether the lawsuit had to be filed in California – under Facebook’s terms of use – or whether it could be heard in British Columbia

  • Experts release guidelines for safe marijuana use

    June 23, 2017 1:30 PM 6

    As Canada gets set to legalize marijuana next July, a panel of medical experts is releasing a set of guidelines for safe use of the drug. Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines provide 10 “science-based" recommendations to allow Canadians who choose to use cannabis to reduce their health risks. First among the guidelines is to not use cannabis at all. “The most effective