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RCMP questionnaire targeting Muslims ‘unacceptable: Canada’s refugee minister

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2017 - 3:20pm

VANCOUVER — Canada’s immigration minister says an RCMP questionnaire that appears to single out Muslim asylum seekers is unacceptable.

Ahmed Hussen says the document, which is no longer in use, is inconsistent with Canadian values to treat everyone equally.

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Fuel spill off Great Bear Rainforest offers few answers one year later: nation

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2017 - 6:48am

VICTORIA — A rich marine harvest ground for a First Nation near British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest remains closed to shell fishing one year after a tug ran aground, spilling more than 100,000 litres of fuel into Seaforth Channel.

Feds win bid to reargue the facts used in landmark assisted-dying case

By The Canadian Press
October 11, 2017 - 5:28pm

VANCOUVER — Severely ill Canadians who don’t qualify for medical help in dying will suffer even longer while they wait to find out whether the federal government has violated their right to a medically assisted death after a court ruling in B.C. on Wednesday, a civil liberties group says.