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at 09:03 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Man challenging Nova Scotia law has parents removed as legal guardians

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man who is challenging the province's Incompetent Persons Act has had his parents removed as his legal guardians.

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at 08:58 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Mexican president continues Canadian stay with state visit in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto continues his trip to Canada today with an official state visit in Ottawa.

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at 08:57 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau welcomes Mexican president to Canada, saying much to talk about

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed his Mexican counterpart to Canada on Monday, saying the two leaders would have much to talk about in the coming days, including the flow of people and goods.

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at 08:55 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Report of inquest jury probing deaths of seven aboriginal youths out today

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Inquest jurors examining the deaths of seven youths who moved from remote northern Ontario reserves to go to high school in Thunder Bay, Ont., report their findings today.

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at 08:53 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Refugee system reform at risk as asylum numbers keep climbing: internal report

OTTAWA — Changes made to Canada's refugee system in 2012 resulted in faster decisions on asylum claims, but an internal government study warns those improvements may now be at risk.

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at 08:51 on June 28, 2016, EDT.

Officers failed to follow procedures prior to jail cell death: review

HALIFAX — Correctional officers at a provincial jail in Cape Breton failed to follow proper procedures earlier this year when they placed a man in a cell, where he died of a drug overdose 13 hours later, Nova Scotia's Justice Department says.

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