'He’s the Downtown Eastside newspaper': Community push for City of Vancouver to recognize street artist

A woman writes a message on a memorial mural wall by street artist James "Smokey Devil" Hardy during a memorial to remember victims of illicit drug overdose deaths on International Overdose Awareness Day, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Monday, August 31, 2020.  (Photos from Darryl Dyck / The Canadian Press) A woman writes a message on a memorial mural wall by street artist James "Smokey Devil" Hardy during a memorial to remember victims of illicit drug overdose deaths on International Overdose Awareness Day, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Monday, August 31, 2020. (Photos from Darryl Dyck / The Canadian Press)

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BREAKING | Responding to Indigenous, Vatican rejects Discovery Doctrine

The Vatican on Thursday responded to Indigenous demands and formally repudiated the 'Doctrine of Discovery,' the theories backed by 15th-century 'papal bulls' that legitimized the colonial-era seizure of Native lands and form the basis of some property law today.

Pope Francis at Nakasuk Elementary School Square in Iqaluit, Canada, on July 29, 2022. (Gregorio Borgia / AP)

5 things to know for Thursday, March 30, 2023

A new grocery rebate designed to offset food inflation, amendments to legislation on Canada’s ban on foreign homebuyers, and Alberta’s premier was heard on a call with a COVID-19 protester. Here's what you need to know to start your day.