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'I'm still shocked:' Family reacts to RCMP shooting of man in North Battleford, Sask.

A 22-year-old First Nations man is dead after he was shot by Saskatchewan RCMP on Saturday night.  Police said the incident unfolded in North Battleford on Saturday just before 9 p.m. CST.  RCMP reported receiving a call from a man, saying he had been chased and shot at from a vehicle.  Officers began investigating and located the suspected vehicle.…

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What are your thoughts on the life and death of Gord Downie?

Sunday October 22, 2017 Sunday on Cross Country Checkup: Remembering Gord  Host of Cross Country Checkup, Duncan McCue.   Everyone knew it was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier. Canadians had more than a year after his terminal  diagnosis was announced to celebrate the frontman of Canada’s band – the Tragically Hip –  and Gord (more…

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Mi'kmaw soccer star wins scoring title at national championships

A rising young Mi’kmaw soccer star from Nova Scotia recently won the Golden Boot award at a national club championship tournament in Alberta. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Mykeo Parker-Christmas scored a tournament-best five goals for his Halifax City soccer club at the 2017 Toyota U-15 National Championships in Calgary. “We started out really well and won our…

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High Arctic man of mystery: Special constable identified in minutes on social media

The identity of an RCMP special constable, labelled in a vintage photo at Yellowknife’s museum as “unknown,” was a months-long mystery until this week. When CBC Nunavut posted the photo on its Facebook page on Tuesday, Nunavummiut (the people of Nunavut) figured out within minutes who this man was, and where the photo was taken. The photo is part…

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