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Police chiefs call on federal government to decriminalize possession of illicit drugs for personal use

As Canada continues to battle an opioid epidemic, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is calling on federal lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of illegal drugs for personal consumption.

Regina man worried he'll lose late wife's dream home because developer didn't pay subcontractors

Now the dream home Jason Merkl is building in memory of his late wife, with money he received from her death benefits, is tied up in a series of legal disputes because his homebuilder didn’t pay some subcontractors.

PM's mother Margaret and brother Alexandre were both paid to speak at WE Charity events

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's mother Margaret and his brother Alexandre have both been paid tens of thousands of dollars to appear at WE Charity events.

Inuit TV could be coming to screen near you, from new Inuktut-language broadcaster

Nunavut may be getting a new all-Inuktut TV channel this year. Inuit TV, which was announced on Nunavut Day, plans to have Inuktut programming in dialects from all Inuit regions, including Greenland.

Families left in months-long limbo as COVID-19 halts immigration applications

Thousands of Canadians and their families have been left in limbo since the pandemic hit in March with no word from the federal government about when their family members’ immigration applications will be processed, an immigration lawyer and families say.

Vigilante justice or community safety? Protesters target Albertans on bail accused of crimes against children

Over the last few weeks, Albertan protesters have targeted men on bail accused of crimes against children. They say the criminal justice system is broken, but others warn it's vigilantism, and it’s dangerous.

B.C. hockey team to change name out of respect for First Nations

The owners of the Saanich Junior Braves, a hockey team on Vancouver Island, have decided to change their team name out of respect for Indigenous communities.

With the pandemic pinching the black market, legal cannabis sales spike in N.L.

With the pandemic pinching off the supply of illegal and illicit drugs, the sale of legalized cannabis products in Newfoundland and Labrador appears to be filling the gap.

Hateful words, diminished services: How racism rears its head for N.L.'s Indigenous people

In Newfoundland and Labrador, Indigenous communities have struggled with racism for generations. CBC spoke to a cross-section of people from Innu, Inuit and Mi'kmaq communities. While their experiences vary, the effect on their lives is much the same. 

Should we be testing for COVID-19 after death? An Ontario man thinks so

An Ontario man is expressing concern about COVID-19 testing after a Windsor hospital denied a swab test request following the death of his grandmother.

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