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Angelina Jolie says a lack of political will is hindering the fight against sexual violence in warzones. The actress and UN Refugee Agency special envoy addressed a United Nations conference in Vancouver.

David Stephan will spend four months in jail, and his wife Collet was sentenced to three months of house arrest, after the Alberta couple were found guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their toddler.
Toronto's police chief is apologizing for raids targeting the gay community 35 years ago. Mark Saunders says mass arrests at several bathhouses in 1981 highlight the risks of treating any group as "not fully a part of society."
Elaine Biddersingh has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of her stepdaughter more than two decades ago. The body of 17-year-old Melonie Biddersingh was discovered in a suitcase north of Toronto in 1994.
Dellen Millard and Mark Smich have been found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Hamilton man Tim Bosma. Widow Sharlene Bosma says she will now begin the "real work" of rebuilding her life.

NDP MP Nathan Cullen held back tears as he paid tribute in question period to his friend, British Labour Party MP Jo Cox. Cox died after being shot and stabbed in her constituency in northern England Thursday.

A lawyer for complainants says the sentence for a police officer who ordered mass arrests at the 2010 Toronto G20 summit is not sufficient. A tribunal ruled Supt. David (Mark) Fenton will be reprimanded and lose 30 paid days.
 
 

Authorities near Orlando, Florida are searching for a two-year-old boy who was dragged into the water by an alligator near Disney's upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The County Sheriff says the boy's father tried to save the boy.

Liberal MP Randy Boissonault wore a rainbow tie Monday in the House of Commons in memory, he said, of the "brothers and sisters" killed by a gunman in a gay nightclub in Orlando on the weekend.

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says his annual pride brunch was a good opportunity for the LGBTQ community to show their support after at least 50 people were killed in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
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