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In major shift, federal government looks to settle in ‘60s Scoop lawsuit

Sat, 02/01/2020 - 17:17

The change comes after years of litigation and before a judge prepared to rule on the $1.3-billion class action suit.
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First she was accused of being a ‘sex spy’ for Russia. Now she faces a new battle to stay in Canada

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 20:58

Canada’s border services agency is appealing an immigration tribunal ruling that cleared the way for a Russian-born American to become a permanent resident.
Categories: Canadian News

Is Canada in the midst of a refugee crisis? Experts say it’s important to keep things in perspective

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 20:41

We take a closer look at one of the hottest political issues in Canada right now, the influx of “irregular” migrants.
Categories: Canadian News

‘House church’ founder says you don’t need a church to pray

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 18:18

New Brunswick resident Dan Lirette said a movement taking worship from parish halls to living rooms is taking organized religion in a new and better direction.
Categories: Canadian News

Montreal protesters call on Canadian government to halt Haiti deportations

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 17:50

Demonstrators argue federal officials shouldn’t be deporting people to Haiti at the same time they’re warning Canadians to avoid travelling to the Caribbean nation.
Categories: Canadian News

Cigarette packs with graphic images, blunt warnings are more effective: focus groups

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:24

Canadians reported that cigarette packages with graphic images and pointed health warnings are more effective than clichés or rhyming slogans.
Categories: Canadian News

Loblaw recalls No Name chicken nuggets due to possible salmonella contamination

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 10:03

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there has been at least one reported illness associated with the product.
Categories: Canadian News

Wildfire threat prompts evacuations in northeastern Ontario

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 09:36

The fire known as Parry Sound 33 more than quadrupled in size Friday to about 19 square kilometres.
Categories: Canadian News

Cross-country motorcycle journey brings attention to history of 'Indian' day schools

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:25

Indigenous lawyer and activist Joan Jack set out from Winnipeg to cross four provinces on motorcycle to raise awareness about the plight of former ‘Indian’ day school students.
Categories: Canadian News

Manitoba court rejects demand from unions for injunction against wage freeze

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:39

Court of Queen’s Bench Justice James Edmond rejected a request from more than a dozen unions to delay the wage freeze until a full court hearing on its constitutional validity can be held.
Categories: Canadian News

Ontario woman who fell victim to scam is brought to tears by stranger’s generosity

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:33

An Ontario woman who lost $600 to a telephone tax scam has her money back thanks to the generosity of a stranger who went through the same experience.
Categories: Canadian News

75-year-old pedestrian who was hit by a bicyclist dies in hospital

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:50

The cyclist was treated for minor injuries. There is no word yet on charges.
Categories: Canadian News

We need more help with cannabis rollout, provinces tell Ottawa

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:33

Premiers say more funding needed for public awareness programs as legalization looms.
Categories: Canadian News

Trudeau affirms importance of NAFTA amid rumbling of U.S.-Mexico deal

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:47

Trump and his Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue both said earlier this week that a deal with Mexico could come first, before one with Canada is struck.
Categories: Canadian News

Humboldt community is seeking a permanent memorial

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:25

Team spokesperson Grant Bastedo said Friday that no decision has been made by the Humboldt Strong Community Foundation on a potential roadside marker.
Categories: Canadian News

National pharmacare ‘blueprint’ will be unveiled next spring

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:07

Prescription drugs cost Canadians almost $30 billion a year, with all but about $4 billion covered by public or private plans.
Categories: Canadian News

Scathing suicide inquiry finds gaps, shortcomings at Royal Military College

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 00:17

Members of a board of inquiry into three suicides at the Royal Military College of Canada have reported facing troubling delays and obstacles obtaining key information and evidence during their nearly yearlong internal investigation.
Categories: Canadian News

World’s translators push back on forcing Trump interpreter to testify

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:05

Lola Bendana, chief executive officer of a Toronto-based translation firm, said it is not unprecedented for high-level summits to take place without other officials in the room. But that doesn’t mean translators should be compelled to reveal the contents of those meetings.
Categories: Canadian News

Shooting of B.C. hockey dad in driveway was case of mistaken identity, police say

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:55

Paul Bennett, 47, was shot in his driveway in Surrey, B.C., on the afternoon of June 23. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Thursday he was the unintended victim of a targeted shooting.
Categories: Canadian News

No decision on B.C. school stabbing suspect’s mental fitness for trial

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 22:47

Gabriel Klein is charged with second-degree murder in the death of the teen and aggravated assault for an attack on another Grade 9 girl in November 2016. His lawyer and the Crown attorney both agreed he was unfit to stand trial.
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