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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.

The Bank of Canada has strongly hinted it could hike the key interest rate this month, its first increase in nearly seven years. Dan Eisner of True North Mortgage outlines how a higher rate will affect mortgages.        

The Assembly of First Nations is asking for changes to the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. But at a meeting Thursday, AFN chiefs rejected a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace the commissioners.

American-led operations have seized several Russian hackers outside their homeland in the past nine months. The arrests come at a fraught moment in US-Russian relations, amid the allegation of a Kremlin hacking campaign in the 2016 US election.

The federal government says First Nations will now be able to carry funding from year-to-year, instead of having to return money if a project wasn't completed within a fiscal year. AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde praised the change.

Ontario’s nursing regulator has revoked the certification of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, who killed eight seniors in her care. A lawyer for the body says it will take “to heart” any recommendations stemming from a public inquiry into the case.

Health Minister Jane Philpott says a deal between the federal and Ontario governments with Nishnawbe Aski First Nation is a step toward the “transformation” of health care in communities that have seen a cycle of suicide and crisis.

Andrew Scheer is dismissing suggestions a Tory attack campaign in the U.S. over the Omar Khadr settlement will impact NAFTA talks. The Conservative leader says his party will present a “united front” on trade with the U.S.

A judge has overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial for Mustafa Ururyar, who had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a fellow university student. Complainant Mandi Gray says she doesn’t have the resources for a new trial.

Canada’s premiers want clarity from Ottawa on aspects of its planned marijuana legalization, saying a lack of answers may require a delay. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is still aiming for a July 2018 deadline.

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