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Homicide suspect surrenders

THUNDER BAY, Ont.—A Kitchener, Ont. man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for a Northern Ontario homicide has turned himself in.

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont. said the 27-year-old man was one of three people facing kidnapping and first-degree murder charges in the death of 40-year-old Lee Chiodo.

Chiodo's body was found at the side of an isolated roadway in late February.

Coerced sterilization called 'crisis' by chief

OTTAWA—Ongoing concerns about coerced sterilization of indigenous women is nothing short of a “crisis” that warrants a public inquiry, a prominent Alberta First Nations' leader says.

In an interview, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam said concerns were brought directly to his attention by a member of his community north of Fort McMurray.

Support grows for splitting justice duties

OTTAWA—Federal Justice minister David Lametti publicly is musing about whether Canada should consider separating the offices of its attorney general and its minister of justice in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin controversy—an idea that has backing from others who know the job intimately.

The woman at the centre of the political storm herself has called for this separation to be studied.