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Ontario town wants answers on future of tent city for asylum seekers

Residents of Cornwall, Ont., packed into a special city council meeting Monday evening with hopes of learning more about what is happening with asylum seekers currently living on the grounds of a sprawling conference centre. Councillors said they couldn’t answer questions about the hastily-built tent city housing hundreds of people who crossed the Canada-U.S. border illegally through Quebec as they enter the queue for ...

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Kim Wall dead: Sub inventor changes tale, says writer buried at sea

The owner of a home-built submarine recently told investigators that missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall died aboard his craft during an unspecified accident and he buried her at sea — but then concocted a story alleging his sub malfunctioned, Danish police said Monday. Peter Madsen will continue to be held on preliminary manslaughter charges, according to Copenhagen police, who declined ...

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Submarine owner says missing reporter died in accident

The owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died aboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location, police in Copenhagen say. Peter Madsen will continue to be held on preliminary manslaughter charges, police said Monday, declining to give more details. Kim Wall, a 30-year-old journalist reported to ...

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Amid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development

Some Indigenous leaders in B.C. scored a major victory recently after they successfully lobbied Premier John Horgan to join a legal fight to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The $7.4 billion project, which got the green light from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last fall, now faces an uncertain future in the face of vehement opposition from some anti-pipeline protesters, ...

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Pride Parade to bring rainbows to Montreal's streets today

The festivities celebrating Montreal’s sexual diversity and plurality are nearly over, but not before the colourful and large-scale Pride Parade takes over downtown streets today. The parade will start at noon  at the corner of Drummond Street and make its way east along René-Lévesque Boulevard. The event will wrap up at Alexandre-DeSève Street in the city’s Gay Village. While the annual parade usually draws ...

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Imam among 12 suspects in Spain vehicle attacks

Dignitaries attended a church service in Barcelona on Sunday for victims of the vehicle attacks in Spain as investigators reported suspicions that 12 members of a terror cell were involved in the plot. King Felipe VI of Spain and his wife, Letizia, arrived for the mass at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, along with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the president ...

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