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Indigenous people can now reclaim traditional names on their passports and other ID

Indigenous people can now reclaim traditional names on their passports and other ID

OTTAWA — When survivor Peter Nakogee first went to St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany, Ont., he spoke no English and had a different name. "I got the nun really mad that I was writing in Cree.

Mourning a Mountie and Trudeau in Brussels: In The News for June 14

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 June 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ... WOLSELEY, Sask.
Canadian producers hoping U.S. eases cannabis prohibitions nervously eyeing calendar

Canadian producers hoping U.S. eases cannabis prohibitions nervously eyeing calendar

WASHINGTON — Canada's cannabis industry, banking on the chance to expand into the United States, is nervously eyeing the American political calendar and the Biden administration's narrow legislative window to ease federal prohibitions on recreational
Canada to receive 9.5M vaccine doses this week thanks to influx of Moderna shots

Canada to receive 9.5M vaccine doses this week thanks to influx of Moderna shots

OTTAWA — Canada is poised to receive around 9.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to a massive infusion of shots from Moderna. The federal government says the Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical firm will deliver a total of 7.
Police, residents in rural Saskatchewan mourn death of Mountie during traffic stop

Police, residents in rural Saskatchewan mourn death of Mountie during traffic stop

WOLSELEY, Sask. — A province mourned the loss of a slain RCMP officer on Sunday, remembering the Mountie as a compassionate fixture of his rural Saskatchewan community. Const.
Senior officer who golfed with Vance has power over military police investigations

Senior officer who golfed with Vance has power over military police investigations

OTTAWA — One of the senior military officers who golfed with former chief of the defence staff Jonathan Vance has the power to direct military investigations — a power recently flagged by a retired Supreme Court justice as a threat to police independ
Canada donating 13M surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to poor countries

Canada donating 13M surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to poor countries

CARBIS BAY, United Kingdom — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged 13 million surplus vaccines to help the world get immunized against COVID-19 as he and other G7 leaders wrapped up a weekend summit in Britain dominated by the pandemic, climate chang
Trudeau pledges support for Ukraine, mum on support for next step in NATO membership

Trudeau pledges support for Ukraine, mum on support for next step in NATO membership

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is joining a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization with Canada reiterating its broad support for Ukraine, but not whether it will back a move by Kyiv to join the military alliance amid tensions wit
Montreal-area ambulance paramedics announce strike; say medical care to be maintained

Montreal-area ambulance paramedics announce strike; say medical care to be maintained

MONTREAL — The union representing ambulance paramedics in the Montreal and Laval areas says just over 1,000 of its members will be on strike as of midnight.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:15 p.m. Manitoba is reporting seven new deaths of people with COVID-19.