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Tears, prayer and a white hat as Brazilian cowboy finishes Alaska-Calgary trek

Tears, prayer and a white hat as Brazilian cowboy finishes Alaska-Calgary trek

CALGARY — Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite got off his horse, knelt down and said a prayer with tears rolling down his face when he arrived in the Calgary Stampede grounds after a 13-month ride from Anchorage, Alaska.
Presidential hopeful Biden could be swayed to supporting Keystone XL: Kenney

Presidential hopeful Biden could be swayed to supporting Keystone XL: Kenney

OYEN, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he believes United States presidential hopeful Joe Biden can be swayed to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline.
'A bonanza:' researchers find evidence of ancient ochre mine in Mexican caves

'A bonanza:' researchers find evidence of ancient ochre mine in Mexican caves

The caves are vast, pitch black, full of twists and turns and treacherously tight in spots.
Canada restricts dealings with Hong Kong over new security law

Canada restricts dealings with Hong Kong over new security law

OTTAWA — Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the territory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

NOTRE-DAME-DE-STANBRIDGE, Que. — A 38-year-old Quebec man was charged with criminal negligence Thursday after three young children were killed and seven people were injured when they were thrown from the front loader of a tractor.
Police watchdog data, Atlantic restrictions lifting; In The News for July 3

Police watchdog data, Atlantic restrictions lifting; In The News for July 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A list of charge rates or Crown referrals from police oversight bodies

A list of charge rates or Crown referrals from police oversight bodies

Seven provinces have civilian oversight bodies that investigate incidents of death, serious harm or sexual assault that could be caused by police action or inaction. The remainder rely on police departments or watchdogs from other jurisdictions.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Provincial watchdog probes often don't lead to charges against police

Provincial watchdog probes often don't lead to charges against police

An analysis of data from civilian police watchdogs in Canada shows that most of their investigations do not result in charges against officers.
Indigenous land claim 'censored' from his Canada Day performance: Patrick Watson

Indigenous land claim 'censored' from his Canada Day performance: Patrick Watson

MONTREAL — Canadian singer-songwriter Patrick Watson says Heritage Canada edited out a land acknowledgment he made to Indigenous peoples before his Montreal Canada Day performance.