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The Week In Headlines: August 15 to August 19, 2022

News stories you don’t want to miss, from the week of August 15, 2022 To August 19, 2022: 

August 14, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Steinbach LGBTQ community and supporters stage flag-raising demonstration at city hall”

August 15, 2022 | ChrisD.ca, The Canadian Press | “Anita Neville Named New Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba” 

August 15, 2022 | Saltwire, Halifax; The Chronicle Herald; OP-ED| “MOHAMMED HASHIM: Fighting back against hate” 

August 15, 2022 | CBC | “Callers reporting misconduct to helpline were referred to law firm chosen by Hockey Canada” 

August 15, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Manitoba parents worried about rising cost of food as school year approaches” 

August 15, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Northern Manitoba child welfare agency failed to get teen to sex assault court hearing, Crown says” 

August 16, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Funding won’t meet demand for gender-based violence supports in Manitoba: advocates” 

August 16, 2022 | CBC Montreal | “Prominent Quebec cardinal named in sexual assault lawsuit against Quebec diocese” 

August 16, 2022 | Brandon Sun | “Funding targets crisis hotlines” 

August 16, 2022 | CBC | “Mountie who showed sexual photo to assault victim during investigation got his job back” 

August 16, 2022 | CBC | “1 in 4 border officers witnessed colleagues discriminate against travellers: internal report” 

August 16, 2022 | Winnipeg Free Press | “Physician watchdog under fire for ‘outrageous’ policy: Medical profession’s regulator ‘abdicating responsibility’ by deferring investigations into sexual misconduct during police probes, lawyer charges” 

August 17 | CBC Manitoba | “Retired priest accused of sexual assault at Manitoba residential school pleads not guilty” 

August 17, 2022 | The Washington Post | “4th Circuit first to rule gender dysphoria a protected disability”

August 17, 2022 | National Observer | “Canada’s takeover of First Nations finances left a legacy of substandard homes and contaminated water” 

August 17, 2022 | Toronto Star Editorial Board Op-Ed | “Ottawa has obligation to help Afghans” 

August 18, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Handling of sexual abuse claims puts Hockey Canada on thin ice with hockey parents” 

August 18, 2022 | CBC Manitoba | “Manitoba spending $1M to create 68 fully subsidized child-care spots for newcomer families” 

August 18, 2022 | CBC Arts | “Black and Indigenous liberation are forever linked. It’s time to build a new world” 

From the previous week: 

August 13, 2022 | Toronto Star | “He was a celebrity pastor at one of Canada’s biggest megachurches. Inside the sexual abuse allegations that brought down Bruxy Cavey”