Canada & World

Sexual assaults, extortion on the rise even as crime rates stay low: Stats Canada

Rates of police-reported sexual assault rose for the fourth year in a row

PM’s official residence becoming a costly ‘debacle,’ say Conservatives

A 2008 report found that more than $10 million in repairs were needed just to make it safe to inhabit

VIDEO: Bystander training gains traction as tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence

Julia Gartley was sexually assaulted after an event, and no one stepped in to help

Relief in sight for southeastern Canada following weekend heat wave

Temperatures were expected to drop to seasonal levels by evening

Police launch tear gas as Hong Kong protest turns violent

Protests began in June in opposition to an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to stand trial in China

Trudeau’s former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign

Gerald Butts, a close long-time friend of Trudeau, resigned in February amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy

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News recap: Kimberley
Kimberley D-Day commemoration ceremony
Save On Foods announces $12 million for new Kimberley store

May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate

Leader wants a minority government that will have to work with the Greens

Off Canada’s East Coast, a hunt to detect ‘beautiful’ great white sharks

So far the team has identified and tagged roughly 20 great whites

Indigenous nation in Washington State seeks meeting with feds on Trans Mountain

The letter points to the effect of increased shipping traffic on fishing areas

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

American crocodiles thriving outside nuclear plant

‘Humans are too big to be on their menu’

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia

Millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries

Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns ‘at-risk’ families missing payments

The max annual payment will increase to $6,639 for kids under age six, $5,602 per child aged six to 17

Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

Getting reconciliation right means allowing Indigenous communities to ‘make their own mistakes’

$900M settlement reached in class action on sexual misconduct in Canadian military

After facing criticism, the government moved to begin settlement proceedings in early 2018

Feds lowered poverty line, reducing the number of seniors in need: documents

Liberals introduced a poverty line that was below the prior low-income cutoff

Scheer’s pledge to review new Food Guide challenged by health community

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor issued a statement that accuses Scheer of ‘spreading lies’

Police lay charges against man accused of forging signature of Oilers superstar

Police say one person was defrauded of $23,000 earlier this year

Deemed dangerous, Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in the early 2000s