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Anna Mehler Paperny

Canada looks to relocate Afghan interpreters, staff amid U.S. drawdown

Jul 07 2021

TORONTO Canada is planning to take in hundreds of vulnerable Afghan interpreters, embassy staff and their families as the United States draws down its military presence in Afghanistan after two decades, a government source said on Wednesday.

Deadly Canadian heatwave eases but continues to shatter records

Jun 30 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) -Canada's deadly heatwave, the most severe on record, is moderating slightly, but still looks this week to erase high temperature marks set decades ago, a government climatologist said on Wednesday. | Video

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 28 2021

TORONTO (Reuters) -A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 25 2021

TORONTO A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

Canada indigenous groups in nationwide hunt for more graves after new discoveries

Jun 25 2021

TORONTO, June 25 A second discovery this week of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former Canadian residential school is giving fresh impetus to nationwide searches for more remains by indigenous groups, complicated by land rights restrictions, incomplete records and disagreements over how to honor the dead.

Hundreds more unmarked graves found at erstwhile Canadian residential school

Jun 25 2021

(Reuters) -An indigenous group in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Thursday said it had found the unmarked graves of an estimated 751 people at a now-defunct Catholic residential school, just weeks after a similar, smaller discovery rocked the country. | Video

Indigenous group in Canada announces discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves

Jun 23 2021

TORONTO A Canadian indigenous group announced on Wednesday the "horrific and shocking discovery" of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school, just weeks after the discovery of other children's remains shook the country.

Canada vows to nearly double intake of 'protected persons' as refugee family backlog grows

Jun 18 2021

TORONTO Canada will admit more refugees and their families this year as part of its effort to tackle a global crisis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino said on Friday.

No chance to be children: life in Canada's residential schools

Jun 10 2021

TORONTO Snatched up in cattle carts and by bus, tens of thousands of indigenous children taken to Canadian residential schools run mostly by the Catholic Church lived a "paramilitary" lifestyle, waking early to pray, waiting rigidly in lines and enduring regular beatings, survivors said. | Video

Canada proposes to settle indigenous lawsuit after discovery of children's remains

Jun 09 2021

TORONTO Canada has reached a proposed settlement with a group of indigenous survivors of the now-defunct residential schools for the abuse they suffered, a federal minister said on Wednesday, ending a 14-year fight for justice.

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