Kristy Nease, CBC News
An Ottawa police unit that normally investigates confirmed homicides is looking into "suspicious elements" of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook's death.
The body of the 47-year-old artist was found just before 9 a.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 19, by a city worker in the Rideau River near Bordeleau Park, which sits off King Edward Avenue, Cathcart and Bruyère streets in the Lowertown neighbourhood.
Donna Carreiro, CBC News
Marlene Orgeron recalls the day her adoptive Louisiana parents told her they bought her for $30,000. Her brothers, they told Marlene, were "freebies."
It left her feeling worthless.
"They told me I should feel grateful they paid anything for me at all," Orgeron said. "I felt so guilty."
It's the latest revelation in a story survivors say has haunted them for decades: the money behind the Sixties Scoop.
Erin Brohman, CBC News
The parents of an 11-year-old boy from Opaskwayak Cree Nation never expected to return home from Winnipeg without him, after he died of complications from pneumonia five days after arriving at the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg.
Terrel Kitchekeesik passed away early Sunday morning, after many of his organs had failed and doctors told the family no more could be done.
Dean Beeby, CBC
Projects to build schools and other infrastructure for First Nations frequently go over budget because of approval delays by federal bureaucrats, says an internal study.
The conclusion suggests many capital projects for indigenous peoples have been doomed to red ink even before the first shovel hits the ground — and well before First Nations manage the actual construction.
The new owner of the former Seneca Army Depot has made preserving the depot's celebrated white deer herd a priority and has already taken some steps to make sure that happens.
Included in those steps is the planting of more vegetation to make sure the deer have enough to eat, repairs to the fence that surrounds the property, the hiring of an ecologist to survey the land and to come up with an overall plan to ensure the herd's survival – and increased security patrols to keep poachers off the land.
LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.
While it's unknown to what extent the stolen data has been or will be circulating — or how easy it would be to use if it were — giant breaches can send ripples of insecurity across the internet.
PRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets.
The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said Tuesday that the 5-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken nuggets were sold at Costco stores nationwide. A small number of 20-pound cases of chicken patties, sold under the Spare Time brand, were sold to a single wholesaler in Pennsylvania.
WATERTOWN — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation fisheries staff, in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, are stocking lake sturgeon in Black Lake and the Oswegatchie, Raquette, St. Regis and Salmon rivers on Oct. 4.
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
- Massena Daily Courier
POTSDAM — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputy John E. Jones Jr. has become a reluctant central figure in the Oral “Nick” Hillary murder case.
Since the May 15, 2014, second-degree murder indictment of Hillary in the 2011 death of Garrett J. Phillips, Mr. Jones has been the first example the media and Hillary supporters have pointed to as a possible other suspect in the murder of 12-year-old Potsdam boy.