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Canadians Roy, McClure capture Crown victories on their home track

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Home-track advantage paid off nicely for Canadian drivers Louis-Philippe Roy and Bob McClure on Friday night. Roy and McClure won the first two races of the US$6.7-million ($9.
Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has ordered a temporary halt to excavation work on a major McGill University project after an Indigenous group raised concerns about possible unmarked graves.
2030 Olympic bid not quite dead, but B.C. government must join talks: First Nations

2030 Olympic bid not quite dead, but B.C. government must join talks: First Nations

VANCOUVER — First Nations leaders say they're still open to pursuing a bid to host the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia, but need the provincial government to engage in talks for plans to move forward.
Ottawa probing language interpreter injury, says third to be hospitalized

Ottawa probing language interpreter injury, says third to be hospitalized

OTTAWA — Public Services and Procurement Canada says it's investigating what led to a Parliament Hill language interpreter needing an ambulance ride last week, adding that it's the third hospitalization in recent years.
First Nations chief says 2030 Olympic bid over after B.C. declines support

First Nations chief says 2030 Olympic bid over after B.C. declines support

VANCOUVER — A First Nations chief says an Indigenous-led bid to host the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia is over after the province declined its support.
Manitoba NDP want new licence plate for missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls

Manitoba NDP want new licence plate for missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls

WINNIPEG — Manitoba could soon have a new licence plate that would raise money for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
B.C. government declines support for Indigenous-led 2030 Olympic bid

B.C. government declines support for Indigenous-led 2030 Olympic bid

VICTORIA — The government of British Columbia says it will not support an Indigenous-led bid to host the 2030 Olympics in the province.
B.C. poised to recognize Indigenous communities' right to provide child welfare

B.C. poised to recognize Indigenous communities' right to provide child welfare

VICTORIA — A proposed overhaul of legislation would make British Columbia the first province in Canada to legally recognize the right of Indigenous communities to provide their own child welfare systems, the government says.
First Nations chiefs in Manitoba expected to vote in new leader of advocacy group

First Nations chiefs in Manitoba expected to vote in new leader of advocacy group

WINNIPEG — First Nations chiefs in Manitoba are expected to vote in a new leader of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs today after the organization removed its previous leader over sexual harassment allegations.
World-record holder Bulldog Hanover draws No. 6 spot for Breeders Crown Open Pace

World-record holder Bulldog Hanover draws No. 6 spot for Breeders Crown Open Pace

MILTON, Ont. — Owner Brad Grant isn't sure if Bulldog Hanover has another world-record race in him, but he expects his Ontario-bred horse will need a world-record effort to capture the US$600,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace on Saturday night.
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