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Watch coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Desperate Iraqis the latest pawn in Belarus standoff with EU

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An increasing number of migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing irregularly from Belarus into Lithuania, but Lithuania says this is a “hybrid attack” and not a refugee crisis. Most are Iraqis and many are from Iraq’s Yazidi minority.

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Health Canada dragging its feet on psilocybin, patients and advocates allege

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A group of patients question why their applications for an exemption to use psilocybin for therapeutic purposes have gone unanswered by Health Canada.

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Transgender woman says getting gender-affirming ID in Ontario is an ‘impossible struggle’

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Ever since Diana Bosco transitioned to female four years ago, she’s been attempting to get proper identification that accurately reflects her gender — a process she describes as invasive and stymied by systemic discrimination against trans people.

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Ontario’s hair school standards still ignore Black hair 4 years after work began to include it

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Four years after starting work to include more diversity in the education program standards for hairstyling in Ontario, nothing has changed. Some in the industry say people with textured hair are being left out.

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Alberta’s Bearspaw First Nation fighting federal government for right to manage own savings

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The Bearspaw First Nation is demanding the federal government no longer collect any money on its behalf and return about $50 million collected from oilpatch activity on its traditional territory.

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Desperate Iraqis the latest pawn in Belarus standoff with EU

Yazidi children play in the Esyan camp in northern Iraq

An increasing number of migrants and asylum seekers have been crossing irregularly from Belarus into Lithuania, but Lithuania says this is a “hybrid attack” and not a refugee crisis. Most are Iraqis and many are from Iraq’s Yazidi minority.

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Canada’s Florence Maheu falls short in qualifying for women’s canoe slalom in Tokyo

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Canadian Florence Maheu fell shy of the women’s canoe slalom final in the kayak event, placing 23rd in the semifinals on Tuesday in Tokyo.

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Canada’s Benfeito, McKay miss diving podium in painfully close finish

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Canadian diving duo Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay narrowly missed the podium in the 10-metre synchronized event at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday in Japan.

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Canada defeats Mexico to win bronze in women’s softball

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With swirling winds and rain falling at Yokohoma Stadium in Tokyo, the Canadian women’s softball team made history by defeating Mexico to win the country’s first medal in the sport at the Olympics.