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Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision
News/Politics: A Black Montrealer who filed a complaint against Radio-Canada over the on-air use of the N-word says he's disappointed but not surprised by the pushback against a recent Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission decision ordering the public broadcaster to apologize.
Fourth of July shooting victims include synagogue teacher, grandfather visiting from Mexico
News/World: Among those killed in the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park were a teacher at a synagogue and a man in his 70s who came from Mexico to visit his family.
London, Ont., youth inspires a cosplay-themed blood donation campaign growing worldwide
News/Canada/London: 13-year-old Jack Malott-Clarke of London's world changed in 2019 when he was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia, a condition in which his body is unable to produce new blood cells and platelets, leading to an empty bone marrow.
China is barring diplomats from trial of Canadian tycoon who disappeared 5 years ago, Ottawa says
News/Politics: Chinese authorities refused to let Canadian diplomats attend the trial of a Chinese-born Canadian tycoon who disappeared from Hong Kong five years ago, Ottawa said Tuesday.
At least 3 Quebec sleepaway camps temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 outbreaks
News/Canada/Montreal: At least three sleepaway camps in Quebec have decided to temporarily shut down due to COVID-19 outbreaks, Radio-Canada has learned, sending hundreds of campers home just one week into the season.
St. John's MP 'grateful' for political panic buttons amid rising safety concerns
News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador: St. John's East MP Joanne Thompson is one of several members who has used the buttons in recent months, which alert the Parliamentary Protective Service or local police of a safety concern when pressed.
Empowering women through unexpected pregnancy means supporting them beyond the birth
News/Opinion: One of the unfortunate misconceptions surrounding the abortion debate is that pro-life advocacy ends with the child’s birth. This couldn’t be further from the truth, writes Tia Gerwatoski.
Ambulance shortage forces mother of Alberta ER patient to drive her to urgent surgery
News/Canada/Edmonton: Patient volumes in hospitals are returning to pre-pandemic levels, but there are shortages of health-care workers, while those who are working face burnout. As a result, services and procedures have been disrupted.
The wire coat hanger symbolizes a dark era of abortion rights. Advocates say it's time to retire it
News/World: The wire coat hanger is a symbol of darker days, when abortion was illegal and the options to terminate an unwanted pregnancy was unsafe, even deadly. Reproductive rights advocates say it's time to put the imagery back into the closet.