B.C. city permanently raises local First Nation's flag on Truth and Reconciliation Day

The flag of the Semiahmoo First Nation flies at White Rock City Hall on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (City of White Rock) The flag of the Semiahmoo First Nation flies at White Rock City Hall on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (City of White Rock)

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Afghans forced out of their homeland now homeless in Pakistan

CTV National News' Executive Producer Rosa Hwang shares what she witnessed during a visit to a refugee camp in Pakistan, where Afghan children live in flimsy tents set up in a park, without the basics like running water or enough food, with only their mothers for protection.

In a Pakistan park meant for children to play in, there are Afghan children struggling to survive. (Rosa Hwang / CTV News)

Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins Senate passage

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for the hundreds of thousands of same-sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage countrywide.