Tag: National

Calls grow for identifying unmarked graves and a national day of mourning to honour children who died at residential schools

Indigenous leaders are calling on all levels of government in Canada to align with them and complete a ground search to identify unmarked graves at former residential school sites across the country. “All these families have no idea what happened to them (children), they would want closure, questions answered and a thorough search,” Federation of…

Have your say: Do you think the government should offer a national plan to reopen the economy?

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Leading Russiagate conspiracy theorist appointed to key national security role at Biden’s Department of Justice

Susan Hennessey, a former Obama-Biden administration lawyer who turned to promoting the Russiagate conspiracy theory during Donald Trump’s presidential term, has finally found her landing spot on President Joe Biden’s team. Hennessey announced the move herself after seemingly scrubbing her Twitter account of Russiagate tweets, saying on Monday that she’s “honored to be joining the…

$4.5M from feds to make RCMP Heritage Centre national museum

Saskatchewan is to get its first national museum, after the federal government earmarked funds in this year’s budget for Regina’s RCMP Heritage Centre. “We’re targeting the 150-year anniversary of the RCMP, so May 2023,” said Steve McLellan, the centre’s board chair, of a possible open date after the building’s transition is done. When that happens,…