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Canada forced these Japanese Canadians into internment camps. Now they're at the same long-term care home

Several Japanese Canadians who were forced out of their homes into internment camps by the Canadian government in the Second World War are now living in Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care in northeastern Toronto.

Jews in Russian city scarred by WWII massacre watch Canada's decision on Nazi interpreter

As Canadian immigration officials decide the fate of an interpreter who worked for the Nazis, the Jewish community of a Russian city, decimated by the unit he worked for, is watching.

Lawyer for ex-Nazi interpreter Helmut Oberlander files motion to permanently end deportation proceedings

A 97-year-old Waterloo, Ont., man who worked as an interpreter for one of the Nazis' most brutal killing units is asking the federal government to stay immigration proceedings against him.

The Mauritanian's Canadian connection: What the new film about Guantanamo detainee left out

The Mauritanian tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who spent 14 years in the notorious American military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he was tortured into giving a false confession but never charged with a crime. He says Canada was partly responsible. CBC's Adrienne Arsenault spoke to Salahi and the actors who portray his life story on screen.

2 Canada Post workers in Regina suspended after refusing to deliver Epoch Times

Two Canada Post workers in Regina were temporarily suspended earlier this month after they refused to deliver the latest sample edition of the Epoch Times, a paper founded by Chinese-American followers of Falun Gong and known for its critical coverage of the China's communist regime.

Black civil servants allege discrimination in proposed class-action lawsuit against Ottawa

A group of current and former Black civil servants has issued a proposed class-action lawsuit against the federal government alleging it discriminated against Black employees for decades.

How Australia succeeded in lowering COVID-19 cases to near-zero

When COVID-19 cases surged in July, restrictions were draconian and immediate in some regions.

How Canadian designer Aurora James is persuading retailers to support Black-owned businesses

Entrepreneur and fashion designer Aurora James on why she started the 15 Percent Pledge this spring to help bolster Black-owned businesses.

Justice system's handling of O'Leary boat crash case a 'slap in the face' for victims' families

Flurry of lawsuits stemming from fatal boat crash in August 2019 on an Ontario lake includes claim by entrepreneur and TV personality Kevin O'Leary against owner and operator of other boat involved.

Black journalist who witnessed N-word used in Fifth Estate meeting calls for broader change at CBC

A former CBC employee is speaking out about his experience of hearing two colleagues at The Fifth Estate, the public broadcaster’s flagship investigative program, use the N-word during an editorial discussion last year.