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Politics, Society

Proposed settlement brings aftermath of 2010 G20 violence near closure

The aftermath and repercussions of the most tumultuous public protests–and largest mass arrests in modern Canadian history–appear to be approaching closure. On Monday, a $16.5-million settlement was reached in a class-action lawsuit over mass arrests at the June 2010 G20 »

Health, Indigenous, International, Society

Historic decision appears to free Adam Capay

Surrounded by family, Adam Capay walked free from Canada’s criminal justice system for the first time in over six years on Monday. Capay, in his mid-20s, is a member of the Lac Seul First Nation. He was arrested as a »

International, Society

Pioneering gay activist Jim Egan honoured in Toronto

A man who helped change the life of tens of thousands of Canadians is being honoured Wednesday night in Toronto when Historica Canada releases a one-minute video to be shown online to celebrate the life of Jim Egan. Egan spent »

Environment & Animal Life, Immigration & Refugees, Indigenous, Politics, Society

B.C. Supreme Court delivers a life-altering victory for homeless people

Homeless people in Canada won a major legal victory on Wednesday, a decision that maybe–just maybe–will make them a whole lot less invisible, a whole lot less the objects of scorn by so many. Citing Canada’s Charter of Rights and »