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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. A Dene man wants answers from Yellowknife RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) after an assault he says he endured at the hands of a Mountie that left him battered and bruised. Benjamin Manuel said he was walking home from work at 6:30 […]

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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. Hundreds of Iqaluitmiut filled the four corners intersection Friday in support of Black Nunavummiut, Black Lives Matter and George Floyd, a black man who was killed by police in Minneapolis. It’s the largest protest crowd in the Nunavut capital in recent memory […]

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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. Darrell Stranger APTN News There are many initiatives around the world raising awareness about COVID-19 but this one is taking the mission to new heights. Kahkakiw [Ka-Ka-Cue], the Cree word for raven, was created by puppeteer Samson Hunter, who is using Kahkakiw […]

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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. APTN News Rail stoppages resulting from demonstrations on and near train tracks have forced Canadian National (CN) Rail to halt operations in eastern Canada while Via Rail is shutting down passenger service across the country. The company issued a press release calling […]

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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. Nation to Nation Renu Mandhane has visited Ontario’s provincial jails in northern Ontario where inmates largely identity as First Nation. In fact, Mandhane visited the Thunder Bay, Ont. jail last Tuesday in her official role as the chief commissioner of the Ontario […]

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