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Transport Canada taking a 'fresh look' at issue of seatbelts on school buses

Transport Canada will investigate whether seatbelts are necessary on school buses following a CBC investigation that showed the buses failed the department's own safety tests.

'I replay that night so much': Someone Knows Something retraces slain teen's last night and haunting legacy

The unsolved rape and killing of 15-year-old Kerrie Ann Brown — whom horseback riders found dead two days after she disappeared from a house party in Thompson, Man. — continues to haunt her family three decades after the devastating loss.

Saskatchewan First Nation won't recognize government jurisdiction over cannabis

Indigenous communities are calling for authority over the production and sale of cannabis.
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PEN America sues Trump for allegedly stifling free speech

The PEN American Center, an organization that includes thousands of authors and journalists, is suing U.S. President Donald Trump, alleging his "official acts" have "violated the First Amendment and his oath to uphold the Constitution."
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Liberals move to end solitary confinement of federal prisoners

The Liberal government is moving to end the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale tabled legislation to create new penitentiary units to house inmates separately while still offering them access to rehabilitation and other programs.

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