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Fiona recovery continues and Russia formalizes annexation: In The News for Oct. 5

Fiona recovery continues and Russia formalizes annexation: In The News for Oct. 5

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 Oct. 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
No way to enforce fire codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: document

No way to enforce fire codes on First Nations, and new law would be costly: document

OTTAWA — There is no way to enforce building or fire codes on First Nations and pursuing a legislative fix would require significant time and money, federal officials warn in an internal briefing document.
Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women seek change ahead of Oct. 4 vigils

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women seek change ahead of Oct. 4 vigils

VANCOUVER — Tatyanna Harrison’s 21st birthday would have been on Sept. 29. Her mother described Tatyanna, whose body was found in Vancouver earlier this year, as a courageous woman with the gift of gab and a deep love for learning.

Indigenous wall paintings uncovered at Mexican convent

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Indigenous symbols like a feather headdress, an axe and a shield have been found under layers of lime plaster at open-air chapels in a convent just south of Mexico City, experts announced Monday.
Winnipeg police investigating death of First Nations woman with 'catastrophic' burns

Winnipeg police investigating death of First Nations woman with 'catastrophic' burns

Winnipeg police are investigating the death of a First Nations woman as a homicide after she was hospitalized for severe burns. Melissa Cook, 41, was admitted to hospital in early July and died on Aug. 20.
Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

CALGARY — Al Monaco, who has headed Enbridge Inc. for a decade, helping to transform it into a diversified North American energy infrastructure company, will retire as chief executive of the Calgary-based company on Jan. 1, 2023.

Indigenous food sovereignty requires better and more accurate data collection

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Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy

Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy

TORONTO — Google Canada will allocate $2.7 million toward grants helping Indigenous Peoples prepare for tech jobs and teaching media literacy to underrepresented communities. The U.S. tech giant says more than $1.
Residential school survivor throws first pitch at Jays game for Orange Shirt Day

Residential school survivor throws first pitch at Jays game for Orange Shirt Day

TORONTO — Dolores (McLeod) Naponse hopes that her presence at a Toronto Blue Jays game will spark important conversation. Naponse, from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, near Sudbury Ont.
Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

MONTREAL — Indigenous leaders in Quebec are lamenting the fact that priorities for their communities have been largely ignored during the provincial election campaign.