Don Gibson helped save a loon at Fish Lake Provincial Park in west-central Alberta after a piece of fishing gear with wire leaders and multiple hooks had become tangled around the bird's bill, neck and leg.
“For us as Indigenous people, we know what that symbolizes, we’re taught about it and we’re educated on what an Indian head or scalp meant in history,” said Jessica Hernandez, a resident of the Kahnawake Mohawk reserve near Montreal.
Terence Young says the bill, called Vanessa’s Law, cleared the House of Commons and Senate without dissent. He now believes Health Canada is quietly looking to dilute its powers in related regulations.
Anti-racism demonstrators are calling on people to oppose a rally by a far-right group in Quebec City. At least two Quebecers were identified participating in a white supremacist rally last week in Charlottesville, Va.
A 53-year-old Ontario man has been arraigned on federal charges of using the internet to entice a child for sexual activity and enticing the girl to engage in sexually explicit conduct over the internet.