Saanich launches inaugural 'Pride Month' and first pride event

Saanich declared June "Pride Month in Saanich" at a ceremony at Saanich municipal hall on June 1, 2022. (CTV News) Saanich declared June "Pride Month in Saanich" at a ceremony at Saanich municipal hall on June 1, 2022. (CTV News)

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Ukrainian troops claim gains in Russia-annexed region

Ukrainian troops pushed forward Monday with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the strategic southern region of Kherson that the Kremlin wants to annex.

Ukrainian tank T-64 fires in Russian troops' positions direction, in Bakhmut, Ukraine, Oct. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)

Indonesian police probe tear gas firing at soccer match

Indonesian police said they were investigating over a dozen officers responsible for firing tear gas that set off a crush that killed 125 people at a soccer match, as families and friends grieved Monday for the victims that included 17 children.