Angela Mooney

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UPDATE: Pot-smoking Mountie has uniform seized by RCMP http://cbc.sh/ajLjs6j "It was very emotional for me," Francis told CBC-Radio's As It Happens, fighting back tears. "I spent 20 years of my life in service to this country ... and they took one of the things that was most valuable to me 'cause I earned that uniform, like any other member of that division."

Fort McMoney: Explore, vote, debate and shape the future of the oil sands in this documentary game

Canada set to close out its mission in Afghanistan

As President Barack Obama struggles to nail down an exit strategy from Afghanistan – frustrated by vacillation and last-minute demands from Kabul – Canada is already close to packing up and getting out. Canadian soldiers, currently involved only in training the Afghan police and army, will be gone …

China Military Sends Fighter Jets Into Disputed Air Space Over East China Sea

(Adds details)<p>By Ben Blanchard and Roberta Rampton<p>BEIJING/WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China sent several fighter jets and an early warning aircraft into its new air defence zone over the East China Sea on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, raising the stakes in a standoff with the United …

Guilty plea entered in Surrey Six killings

One of three suspects on trial for murder in the 2007 execution-style killings of six men in a Surrey, B.C., high-rise has pleaded guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of the man who was operating what the Crown calls a "stash house" for drugs in the building's …

Bands of First Nations a hurdle to $650-billion in Western Canada oil and gas

There are more than 600 major resource projects worth $650-billion planned in Western Canada over the next decade but relations with First Nations may be a major hurdle for those developments, says a new report by the Fraser Institute.<p>Every one of those projects will affect at least one First …

Gap turns anti-Sikh graffiti on subway ad into PR victory

A New York city subway ad for Gap Inc. featuring a Sikh model got worldwide exposure this week after someone defaced it with racist messages and the retailer quickly responded, turning it into a public-relations victory.<p>On Sunday, Arsalan Iftikhar, an editor at The Islamic Monthly, tweeted a photo …

First Nations to receive $7-million from Highland mine in tax deal

Eight aboriginal bands will get more than $7-million in tax money from a copper mine near Kamloops, B.C., as part of a revenue-sharing partnership with the provincial government.<p>The Highland Valley Copper mine, owned by Teck, lies within the traditional territory of the Nlaka'pamux bands, which …

Veteran RCMP officer stripped of his uniform for publicly smoking medical marijuana in his red serge http://natpo.st/1ijBdCE

Tories’ 'high risk' law fuels prejudice for mental illness

The Conservative government is re-introducing the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act.<p>The proposed legislation has two principal provisions:<p>1. It would allow for psychiatric patients who have been judged not criminally responsible (NCR) for actions that would otherwise be considered criminal acts …

What I Learned By Giving A Homeless Woman Shelter In My Home

This post originally appeared on Medium.<p>I never thought I would do a thing like this. We generally have a bad perception of homeless people. I've had my fair share throughout the US, Canada, India and Europe. From drunken abusive yelling, following me several blocks and asking me for drugs and to …

How scandal has become ingrained in our political way of life

When it comes to corruption, Canadians brace for the worst<p>The Prime Minister’s explanation once sounded so simple. Confronted last spring by news …

Fossil of baby dinosaur that waded into fast water and drowned the smallest of its kind http://natpo.st/1bYYMb6

Invest NB campaign - clever or creepy? PHOTOS: See what other animals are in included http://cbc.sh/6HTPIkS

11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is.<p>Fortunately, the authors of the newly published 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off have made it easy for us to slow down and savor some astonishing scientific facts--about everything …