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Two-faced, blue-faced, Trudeau, Trump New! 2019-12-05 07:00:56Politics Insider for Dec. 5: Trump goes after Trudeau, Parliament returns and the Parliamentary lifetime achievement award goes to... The post Two-fac

Come for the Trump-Trudeau handshake, stay for the 2019-12-04 07:00:41Politics Insider for Dec. 4: Justin Trudeau and other world leaders gossip about Trump, some branding advice for Conservatives and John Manley calls f

The Trudeau government’s high noon moment with Beijing 2019-12-03 11:05:38A Senate motion puts the Liberals at a crossroads. Will they break with their party's entrenched pro-China lobby? Or reward Beijing's bullying and

Here’s something all the premiers can finally agree 2019-12-03 07:00:23Politics Insider for Dec. 3: Premiers agreed they'd all like more federal money, Trudeau plane mishap and some Alberta conservatives are done with Sc

Give the gift of Maclean’s for as little 2019-12-02 17:45:41Take advantage of this special price The post Give the gift of Maclean’s for as little as $20 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The man who blew the whistle on uber 2019-12-02 17:01:57Bradley Birkenfeld spent years working for a Swiss bank that helped billionaires avoid paying taxes. Then he yanked back the curtain. The post The man

What room can Andrew Scheer win, if not 2019-12-02 12:14:33Jason Markusoff: Alberta Conservatives gathered to listen to their federal party leader. They were not very impressed. The post What room can Andrew

Giving new meaning to provincial powers 2019-12-02 07:00:53Politics Insider for Dec 2: Provincial politicians go nuclear then look for consensus, and Scheer can't change the channel The post Giving new meanin

Vancouver’s ‘symbol of disparity’: a $4.8-million chandelier 2019-11-29 13:04:35The city's latest piece of public art: a vision of opulence in the type of space where homeless people seek shelter The post Vancouver’s &lsquo

The Scheer divide 2019-11-29 07:00:34Politics Insider for Nov. 29: Scheer faces more calls to resign but vows to fight on, and Quebec's mad at Manitoba ads The post The Scheer divide app

The safest—and maybe most honest—places to live in 2019-11-28 14:44:52From Petawawa, Peterborough and LaSalle, Ont., to Rothesay and Quispamsis, N.B., here are the places with the least amount of crime in the country The

McKenna looks to build bridges, in more ways 2019-11-28 07:00:53Politics Insider for Nov. 28: How Scheer can save his leadership, Freeland scrambles for USMCA side-deal and McKenna lays out her infrastructure visio

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'We have hope': Ottawa pledges to support First New! 2019-12-04 16:53:36Canada's Indigenous Services Minister has pledged to financially support suicide prevention strategies for First Nations communities. The Assembly of

Opposition leaders tell their troops to brace for 2019-12-04 15:22:54Federal opposition leaders met with their parliamentary caucuses today — and both the Conservative and NDP leaders put Prime Minister Justin Tru

Watchdog calls for RCMP to investigate firing of 2019-12-04 14:39:42A national democratic watchdog wants the RCMP to investigate the firing of Alberta's election commissioner, who was in the midst of an ongoing probe

'A chance to see who we really are': 2019-12-04 13:16:19One woman in Six Nations of the Grand River says there's a severe lack of Indigenous representation in most stock imagery available online, and she'

Missing dog spotted on surveillance video after living 2019-12-04 12:58:28Zoe, a yellow Labrador mix, was believed to be dead until a hunter posted a photo on Facebook of a skinny dog foraging for food on his property. Now h

No cannabis vaping products, bigger cut of sales 2019-12-04 11:19:19The provincial government is boosting the commission percentages for licensed cannabis retailers and banning cannabis vape products in Newfoundland an

President's Choice brand coleslaw recalled due to possible 2019-12-04 10:58:12President's Choice brand coleslaw has been recalled by Loblaws due to possible salmonella contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says.

Bank of Canada holds interest rates steady 2019-12-04 10:00:16The Bank of Canada has held its benchmark overnight interest rate at 1.75 per cent, as widely expected by analysts.

'There are other girls out there': 26-year-old cold 2019-12-04 08:00:00Former Vancouver police constable Dave Dickson said the case brings him some closure. But it also stirs memories of a time when women were disappearin

Wounded baby carried to neighbour's home after attack; 16-year-old 2019-12-04 07:59:37Hamilton police say at 16-year-old boy has been transported to hospital for examination. The baby girl has serious injuries, but is expected to surviv

Moncton woman collecting holiday greetings for troops abroad 2019-12-04 06:30:00A Moncton woman put out a call on social media asking kids to send Christmas cards to military personnel serving overseas during the holidays. In just

'We didn't have water' eyewitness says fire truck 2019-12-04 06:00:00An eyewitness says when he tried to help fight the fire, there was no water available for the fire truck to use.

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Federal court upholds deportation of ISIS mechanic living New! 2019-12-05 09:15:02Boutros Massroua has been found complicit in the crimes against humanity of ISIS

Economy ‘resilient’ despite trade war uncertainty: Bank of New! 2019-12-05 09:09:20Unlike many other central banks, the Bank of Canada has not moved to lower interest rates to support growth in response to global economic weakness.

Listings down, sales up as Saskatoon housing market New! 2019-12-05 09:07:52Saskatchewan Realtors Association CEO Jason Yochim said Saskatoon’s housing numbers for November are encouraging.

Massive fire destroys barn at family-run farm in New! 2019-12-05 08:20:26Fire Chief Phil Alexander said the fire caused a "total loss" of the structure and there was no injuries except for multiple chickens and turkeys th

Woman hospitalized after southeast Calgary townhouse fire New! 2019-12-05 08:13:04Firefighters found smoke and fire visible from one of the townhouse suites.

Need a vacation? The top 2020 travel destinations New! 2019-12-05 08:00:13Now’s the time to start planning travel for 2020, says travel expert Natalie Preddie. These are some of the top trending destinations.

Nova Scotia fined for housing people with intellectual New! 2019-12-05 07:41:58Wednesday's decision also levies fines on the province for the time Beth MacLean, Joseph Delaney and the late Sheila Livingstone - who died before th

Trudeau to unveil key priorities for minority mandate New! 2019-12-05 07:13:02Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lay the groundwork for one of his first major tests in the minority mandate.

Door cam video shows someone trying car doors New! 2019-12-05 01:39:45Door cam video shows someone trying to open vehicle doors as they walk down the street in Kelowna.

Our YEG At Night: How Edmonton is getting New! 2019-12-05 00:44:23Leading up to Christmas, kindness, generosity and a whole lot of holiday fun will be featured on Global Edmonton's Our YEG At Night segment.

Liberal throne speech to seek common ground between New! 2019-12-04 23:54:57The throne speech is penned by the Prime Minister's Office but read by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette in the Senate chamber.

Telus to buy German call centre firm Competence New! 2019-12-04 23:30:01Telus says the deal, which consists of debt and equity, adds to the valuation of its international arm, bolstering the case for an initial public offe

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Former Nfld. premier Brian Peckford wages a new New! 2019-12-04 23:57:35Peckford asks Ottawa to rule whether B.C. is meeting Canada Health Act requirements

Vaughn Palmer: Frustrated forestry workers vent on Trevena, New! 2019-12-04 23:01:28OPINION: When the cabinet convenes next week, the NDP could install a big-screen TV and watch Claire Trevena’s experience for themselves. It mig

Harbour Air boss to test-pilot world's first electric New! 2019-12-04 22:22:41"When this thing flies it will be the first time on earth that this happens," said Roei Ganzarski, head of electric-engine maker magniX.

Petition urges feds to fund transit expansion, including New! 2019-12-04 21:13:27An electronic petition sponsored by a Surrey MP urges the feds to step up and fund transit expansion "including, but not limited to, building SkyTrai

BCIT pilot program for electric-vehicle auto techs goes New! 2019-12-04 21:01:07A pilot program was paid for with $325,000 from the government's CleanBC climate strategy

Former Burns Lake mayor sentenced to two years New! 2019-12-04 20:45:57Luke Strimbold pleaded guilty in May to two counts of sexual assault, one count of sexual interference and another count of sexual touching.

Man who shot pregnant ex-girlfriend not guilty of New! 2019-12-04 20:19:48"In a case like this, where a pregnant woman was shot and lost her unborn child, feelings of revulsion or sympathy must not overwhelm the necessary l

Children get their wish with special Vancouver flight, New! 2019-12-04 20:09:03Annual Flight with Santa for hundreds of children living with severe illnesses, organized by Air Transat and the Children’s Wish Foundation, mad

'Stranger danger': West Kelowna parents put on high New! 2019-12-04 19:12:48Three times in the past week drivers have approached youngsters and asked if they'd like to hop inside their vehicles

Forfeiture of contaminated Shawnigan Lake landfill won't affect New! 2019-12-04 19:03:06The Ministry of Environment announced in a statement Wednesday that forfeiture proceedings had begun for the lands owned by Cobble Hill Holdings, whic

In The House podcast: Pharmacare, LNG, taxis and New! 2019-12-04 18:04:25B.C. weighs in with other provinces on a national Pharmacare program, Premiers Horgan and Kenney find common ground on LNG, the taxi sector takes one

Man sentenced for vandalizing home of alleged Penticton New! 2019-12-04 17:43:28Zachary Charles Steele, the son-in-law of a man killed earlier this year, pleaded guilty to one count of mischief and was ordered to serve one year of

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Canadiens call up defenceman Otto Leskinen from Laval New! 2019-12-04 17:55:53Becomes fourth Finnish player on Habs roster after Gustav Olofsson gets sent down to AHL team.

Maintenance work subcontracted in bid to clear backlog New! 2019-12-04 17:37:14Union president denounces the move by the Société de transport de Montréal.

Stu Cowan: Gainey's advice to Canadiens GM Bergevin: New! 2019-12-04 17:31:40Former Habs captain and general manager offers some advice to current GM Marc Bergevin.

Rental market is expected to get even more New! 2019-12-04 17:06:43Early forecasts for next year's vacancy rate has the number as low as 1.3 per cent — the lowest since 2001.

CRARR applauds human rights commission decision on police New! 2019-12-04 16:53:01The human rights commission is telling area police forces they need to get a handle on "systemic discrimination" within their ranks.

Update: Man dead after Montreal's 4th shooting in New! 2019-12-04 16:45:29An man entered a room in a downtown hotel and fired at least once at the victim.

Another historical group opposes Bernard Landry REM station New! 2019-12-04 16:23:49Name should reflect Montreal's Irish community, the Fédération Histoire du Québec tells Mayor Valérie Plante in an open l

Christmas Fund: Despite hardship, being in Montreal is New! 2019-12-04 16:15:01“Everything I live through today will be a story I can tell my kids tomorrow," the Senegalese woman says.

Good idea, CAQ says of Liberal proposal — New! 2019-12-04 15:49:13Gregory Kelley's bill to make free French language training available to all seems to have sparked a turf war for anglo affections.

Ex-cop, hockey coach faces charges of molesting four 2019-12-04 15:21:04François Lamarre, 71, worked as a Montreal police officer and coached hockey in Greenfield Park. Police believe there are other victims.

Canadiens Game Day: Former captains inspire Habs to 2019-12-03 23:49:16It was a fitting ending as current captain Shea Weber scored empty-netter to seal 4-2 win over Islanders and end eight-game winless streak.

In the Habs' Room: Former captains help spark 2019-12-03 23:27:53Pre-game ceremony had players in good spirits and they delivered a strong defensive performance in Canadiens' 4-2 victory over the Islanders.

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Canadian students performed better than OECD average in 2019-12-03 17:33:01The program assesses 15-year-old students on reading, mathematics and science, with the latest test focusing on the reading in a digital environment.

New Brunswick auditor general says vulnerable children at 2019-12-03 17:20:05Kim MacPherson says the failure to adequately manage the placement and care of the children can result in suicide attempts, addictions, long-term ment

Ontario coroner gathering data for massive analysis of 2019-12-03 17:13:26Chief Coroner Dirk Huyer told Justice Sheilagh O’Connell on Tuesday that more than 7,000 people aged 10 to 24 years old have died in Ontario bet

Federal government says its surplus and forfeited goods 2019-12-03 16:35:26Cars, snowmobiles, board games, shoes, electric bikes, and even scrap rubber are available for purchase through an online auction managed by Public Se

Trudeau government doing spadework on minerals crucial to 2019-12-03 16:14:31Canada is digging for intelligence on pricing forecasts and analysis of global supply and demand between 2020 to 2030 for about two dozen vital minera

Regina refinery workers give bargainers strike mandate to 2019-12-03 16:10:25The vote comes after mandatory mediation ended Nov. 12, when Unifor said the company was continuing to demand pension rollbacks and other concessions.

Ex-SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud, corruption won’t 2019-12-03 16:05:57Lawyers for Sami Bebawi informed the jury of their decision today.

Canadian organizations sever ties with Prince Andrew 2019-12-03 16:03:25Organizations that once welcomed Andrew’s patronage had begun distancing themselves from him in droves since a disastrous interview last month i

Woman charged after wheelchair user struck and killed 2019-12-03 16:01:57A woman from Thunder Bay is charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and two counts of breaching probation after the incident on Oc

Male-dominated Iraqi military getting used to female soldiers, 2019-12-03 16:00:57Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin said that bodes well for his successor, Maj.-Gen. Jennie Carignan, who assumed command last week of the NATO training mission in

Enhanced camera surveillance, stiffer panhandling fines floated in 2019-12-03 15:53:59The report from the civilian advisory group says authorities should consider adding to the nine closed-circuit cameras already installed in public are

Grassy Narrows chief calls on Ottawa to end 2019-12-03 15:53:56Chief Rudy Turtle called on the Liberal government to stop the delays in getting a treatment centre for residents with mercury poisoning built in the

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The TTC will be totally free all night New! 2019-12-04 17:40:19Torontonians marking the end of the year with some celebratory drinks will be happy to know that the TTC is once again offering free rides to res

10 unique volunteer opportunities in Toronto this holiday New! 2019-12-04 17:30:44Opportunities to volunteer in Toronto this holiday season don't have to be limited to doling out dinners and wrapping presents. Those are great ways

Ontario blasted for not basing their climate plan New! 2019-12-04 17:16:47Ontario's auditor general, Bonnie Lysyk, says the Ford government's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and battle climate change is "not

10 places near Toronto to escape to for New! 2019-12-04 17:14:09Places near Toronto to escape for winter sports will get you out of the house during snowy season. Resist the urge to hibernate and go on an epic wint

One of Toronto's swankiest French restaurants is closing New! 2019-12-04 16:39:06Au revoir, La Société.INK Entertainment just announced that its gorgeous French bistro and bar on Bloor Street will be no more as of 202

Toronto property taxes could go up and people 2019-12-04 13:27:11Toronto Mayor John Tory is proposing an increase in property taxes to help fund much-needed housing and transit projects, which is quite the switch fo

New Canada Goose store in Toronto doesn't have 2019-12-04 13:24:46Show me someone who says they like shopping for parkas and I will show you a dirty rotten liar. For the majority of Canadians, procurin

Toronto student calls Doug Ford a Timbit on 2019-12-04 12:28:14Tensions are high in Ontario after thousands of teachers walked off the job this morning as a result of a failed bargaining process between the&n

Toronto home sales just skyrocketed by the highest 2019-12-04 12:02:47Toronto home sales saw a major increase in the month of November and the city's home prices saw their fastest spike since 2017. Accord

This is what Pharrell Williams' new condo complex 2019-12-04 11:38:07The development team behind a hyper-stylized and relatively controversial new condo project in Toronto just dropped an initial design plan for what wi

Toronto's newest shelter for the homeless is an 2019-12-04 10:29:30The winter months become a dire time for people living on the streets of Toronto. With freezing temperatures and damp air, homeless shelters are no lo

Here's a list of all the DJ skate 2019-12-04 08:45:55Harbourfront Centre has finally released its list of all the DJ skate nights taking place at its free lakeside outdoor rink this winter.View this


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