Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Seventeenth NewsWatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Seventeenth NewsWatch-

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(Military-Ceremony-Incident) (Audio: 104)

The commander of the Royal Canadian Navy on the East Coast has apologized to the Aboriginal community for a confrontation in which Armed Forces members disrupted a ceremony in Halifax.

Rear Admiral John Newton says the men identified themselves as member of the Proud Boys, a right-wing group whose members say they will no longer apologize for creating a modern world.

Newton says the group crossed the line by disclosing their personal ideology in public, which is contrary to the Forces' ethics and policies, and they are facing an administrative review and an investigation by military police. (17)

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(Cindy-Gladue-Homicide) (Audio: 107)

Advocates hope an Alberta court ruling will help change the way courts deal with Indigenous women and sexual offences.

The province's appeal court has ordered a new trial for Bradley Barton, an Ontario trucker who was acquitted of first-degree murder in the death of Cindy Gladue.

The appeal court cited errors in the case, including how the trial judge charged the jury about Barton's conduct, Gladue's background and on the law of sexual assault relating to consent. (17)

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(Nailed-Dog)

A Prince George, B-C dog owner can't fathom why anyone would shoot three construction nails into her dog's head.

Maureen Yeo's German shepherd, Kuma, went missing, on June 24th -- the local S-P-C-A eventually find the animal days later, almost 50 kilometres away.

Yeo noticed some wounds on Kuma's head, initially believing the dog had been shot with a pellet gun -- until X-rays showed three, eight centimetre long construction nails lodged in the top of Kuma's skull. …

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