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at 23:15 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Premiers, native leaders call for forum on missing and murdered aboriginal women

CHARLOTTETOWN - Canada's premiers and native leaders are inviting the prime minister to take part in a roundtable discussion on murdered and missing aboriginal women, with one native leader saying Stephen Harper's decision to reject calls for a public inquiry shows disrespect.


at 22:22 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Alleged 'disruptive' passengers in custody after Sunwing flight returns to Toronto

TORONTO - Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport.


at 20:00 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Halifax university changes frosh week, a year after incident shone spotlight

HALIFAX - Keeping frosh week activities fun and engaging for students while at the same time respectful and inclusive is a pressing challenge facing Canadian universities, says a leading expert who helped a university last year in the aftermath of a chant that glorified non-consensual sex with underage girls.


at 19:36 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Vancouver Aquarium seeks judicial review in fight against cetacean bylaws

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Aquarium has launched a legal challenge over the city park board's attempt to prohibit the breeding of whales, dolphins and porpoises at the popular tourist attraction.


at 18:51 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

New Bloc leader doesn't plan any changes after resignations from party

OTTAWA - The new Bloc Quebecois leader said Wednesday he's not going to change his methods despite losing another caucus member.


at 18:11 on August 27, 2014, EDT.

Montreal to rename downtown street after ex-Liberal premier Robert Bourassa

MONTREAL - The paths of Robert Bourassa and Rene Levesque are set to cross again — this time on the map of Montreal.


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