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Report calls for changes to northern policing

OTTAWA—A new report on how police respond to violence against women in Canada's four northern Inuit regions says researchers have uncovered “systemic racialized policing” there.

Interviews with Inuit women and service providers in these regions, known collectively as the Inuit Nunangat, reveal many women encounter so much gender-based violence, they have come to expect it.

Appeal of verdict in child meningitis death gets set

CALGARY—The Alberta Crown's appeal of the acquittal of a couple in the death of their son is to be heard in June.

David and Collet Stephan were accused of not seeking medical attention sooner for 19-month-old Ezekiel, who died in 2012.

They were found not guilty in September on a charge of failing to provide the necessities of life.