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Jordan's Principle changed health-care struggles: summit

WINNIPEG—First Nation families say they struggled to get wheelchairs, beds, and other health-care services for their children before Ottawa adopted Jordan's Principle.

The principle, which requires that kids get access to services without delays caused by jurisdictional issues, is named after Jordan River Anderson.

Canadian Nationalist meeting sparks resignation

WINNIPEG—A cultural club in Winnipeg said one of its board members has agreed to resign after it hosted a meeting for the Canadian Nationalist Party over the weekend.

The Belgian Club said in a statement posted to Facebook that a junior member of its staff took the booking without fully realizing what the party represents.

Churchill residents vow to find future

CHURCHILL, Man.—Florence Hamilton's ancestors once followed the caribou across the Arctic tundra.

That was before the federal government forcefully relocated the Sayisi Dene to barren land outside Churchill, Man. in 1956.

By 1973, 117 of the more than 250 people who were moved had died and most of those still alive moved west to Tadoule Lake, where they still live today.

Churchill residents hope propane crisis sparks railway repair

CHURCHILL, Man.—People in Churchill wrapped up in scarves and mittens as they walked down the streets of the northern Manitoba community over the weekend but despite the weather, many homes maintained the chill inside.

Churchill is critically low on propane—a fuel that's used to heat many buildings.