‘This bloodbath must stop’: Amnesty International calls for end to violent Iraq protests – National

Iraqi security forces put up concrete barriers in central Baghdad Sunday, trying to hamper and block protesters’ movements a day after forcefully clearing three

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Family calls for apology from school after boy, 11, faces gang questions over do-rag

The family of an 11-year-old Edmonton Catholic school student is calling for an apology after the boy was questioned about gang affiliation for wearing

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Enhanced training for mental health calls on the way, says Edmonton police

Edmonton police plan to enhance training for frontline officers responding to mental health complaints. The move comes as a new report shows Mental Health Act

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‘A double whammy’: CPAWS calls for more protection of biodiversity as a way to also fight climate change

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society wants the federal government to pay more attention to protecting the country’s biodiversity — a goal it says

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Ad company rejects calls to remove anti-immigration billboard featuring Maxime Bernier

The owner of billboards currently showcasing ads that promote the People’s Party of Canada’s controversial stance on immigration says the material is staying up.

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Sockeye salmon returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’

Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit. Fisheries

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Siri, don’t call a travel agent — smart devices can lead to scam calls, watchdog warns

Pulling up a recipe, playing music or dimming the lights of your room — voice-controlled smart devices like Alexa, Google Home and Siri-enabled HomePod

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Energy analyst calls on province to create new agency to monitor oil and gas industry ahead of LNG boom

A new report from a B.C. think tank says B.C.’s Oil and Gas Commission has failed to adequately monitor industry activity in northeastern B.C.,

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Alberta vet calls for reduction in livestock branding

An Alberta veterinarian is calling for a reduction in the branding of livestock, arguing it causes short and long term pain, but one industry

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Bear Clan calls on City of Winnipeg to hire organization to clean up used needles – Winnipeg

Needles are found every day in Winnipeg and the Bear Clan Patrol says they need help to clean them up. James Favel, the organization’s

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