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Katie Dangerfield

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Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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13 tons of hair weaves suspected to be from Chinese internment camps seized by U.S. border

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locked inside a Chinese internment camp. → Read More

2 years of coronavirus pandemic is ‘best-case scenario,’ doctor warns

While some health officials say a coronavirus vaccine could be developed by the end of the year, others aren't so optimistic. → Read More

Trump says government will ‘arrest anyone’ who vandalizes, destroys a statue

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he has authorized the government to arrest anyone who vandalizes or destroys any monument or statue. → Read More

Donald Trump says 2020 U.S. election ‘rigged’ if mail-in ballots used

This is not the first time Trump has blasted the use of mail-in ballots, a method more U.S. states are adopting during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

From genocide to human trafficking: Key takeaways from the MMIWG inquiry

The 1,200-page report blames violence against Indigenous women and girls on long-standing discrimination against Indigenous people and Canada's failure to protect them. → Read More

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash?

A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact. → Read More

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S.

Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least five deaths in a span of a week. → Read More

Is access to vegan food a human rights issue? Experts weigh in

An Ontario firefighter says his rights were violated after his employer refused to provide sufficient vegan food while he was battling forest fires in B.C. in 2017. → Read More

Grumpy Cat, the feline internet legend, dies at age 7

Grumpy Cat, the feline known for her permanent scowl, has died, according to her owners. → Read More

‘I just started sawing’: Nebraska farmer cuts off own leg with pocketknife to save his own life

A Nebraska farmer had to amputate his own leg after getting stuck in farming equipment last month. → Read More

6 people confirmed dead in Alaskan floatplane crash, including 1 Canadian

One Canadian is among the four people killed in the Alaska float plane crash on Monday, Global Affairs confirmed. → Read More

Canada declared the Sinixt First Nation extinct 6 decades ago — but its people are still alive

The Sinixt First Nation is still fighting today for recognition to prove that its people are, indeed, living. → Read More

Antiretroviral drugs stop HIV transmission, study shows — but can people afford them?

Antiretrovirals can be expensive and people living with HIV may feel a range of financial burdens to try to get the needed medications, according to experts. → Read More

2nd Canadian faces execution in China — a look at the country’s death penalty laws

China executes more people than any other country in the world, according to Amnesty International. → Read More

‘100-year floods’ are increasing in Canada due to climate change, officials say — is this true?

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said the "one-in-100-year flood" is happening much more frequently. → Read More

Gas in Vancouver hovers above $1.70 a litre — is this what the rest of Canada is in for?

The cost of gas is so expensive that residents in the Lower Mainland are driving across the border to fill up at the pump and save some cash. → Read More

Canada unveils LGBTQ loonie — but some gay rights advocates are not impressed

Some LGBTQ activists and historians are calling into question the message behind the loonie, saying it mistakenly suggests equality has been reached. → Read More

Jason Kenney: Here’s what the rest of Canada should know about Alberta’s new premier

In case you haven't been paying attention to the Alberta election, here are some key promises Kenney promised during the campaign trail. → Read More

Alberta election: If Jason Kenney wins Trudeau may be in for a headache, experts warn

Jason Kenney has publicly attacked Trudeau's Liberals numerous times over issues such as pipelines and the federally imposed carbon tax. He has even vowed to a legal challenge against the tax if elected. → Read More

Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation: An extensive timeline

Throughout the investigation, U.S. President Donald Trump has called it a “witch hunt” and a waste of taxpayer dollars. → Read More