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Liberals criticized for underfunding of First Nations child welfare

OTTAWA — The federal government is determined to overhaul the First Nations child welfare system, Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says … Google Alert – tofino

The Latest: Possible Brussels suspects still on the loose

Belgian authorities say several people possibly linked to deadly attacks on Brussels are still on the loose. Paul Van Tigchelt, head of Belgium's … Google Alert – tofino

Greece: Refugee protests at border, islands

IDOMENI, Greece — Refugees and migrants in Greece staged protests Wednesday at the country's border with Macedonia and on islands near the … Google Alert – tofino

Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell to retire in September

OTTAWA — Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell is retiring in September, setting the stage for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first appointment … Google Alert – tofino

Federal budget targets affordable housing, homelessness and child care

OTTAWA — Almost 119,000 families who are living on the street or on the verge of becoming homeless could find themselves with new or refurbished … Google Alert – tofino

Third bomb 'neutralized' at Brussels airport, official says

BRUSSELS — Florence Muls, a spokeswoman for the Brussels Airport, says a third bomb has been neutralized at the airport after two other bombs … Google Alert – tofino

'Rosie the Riveters' to be honoured with flight to Washington

ROMULUS, Mich. — Seven decades after their "we can do it" attitude proved invaluable to the Allied victory in World War II, about 30 "Rosie the … Google Alert –...

Alberta child advocate issues report: Baby drowned in crate of homebrew

EDMONTON — Alberta's child advocate is calling for more support for children of parents with addictions after a baby drowned in a batch of homebrew … Google Alert – tofino

Senators pressure border agency officials about recent deaths in custody

OTTAWA — Senators grilled Canada Border Services Agency officials Monday about oversight at the agency following the deaths of two people in … Google Alert – tofino

A presidential election preview? Clinton, Trump showdown in Washington

WASHINGTON — A Washington audience is being granted a potential sneak preview of the 2016 U.S. general election — with nomination … Google Alert – tofino