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As the queer community spreads out, can the gay village remain vital?

1 hour 13 min ago

The truth about the gay village is that for at least a decade, a lot of young queer life in Toronto has coalesced outside of it.
Categories: Canadian News

Violence in Ontario schools prompts call for more front-line staff

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 22:42

Unions say help in classrooms needed as teachers, education assistants say incidents on the rise.
Categories: Canadian News

Float in Montreal Fête nationale parade sparks outrage

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 19:21

Clip viewed over 200,000 times on Facebook shows four Black men pushing a float by hand followed by an all-white chorus.
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LCBO strike negotiations go under ‘blackout’ until Monday

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 15:18

Details of the bargaining between the LCBO and the union representing its workers are now under a "media blackout" imposed Saturday morning.
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Chemical exposure at Ottawa-area golf club sends several to hospital

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:35
At least eight people were affected, though paramedics said they treated at least 13 patients.
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Ottawa wants clarification in rights tribunal ruling on services for Indigenous kids

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:42

Health Minister Jane Philpott said they are seeking clarity from the Federal Court on two specific aspects of the ruling made in January 2016.
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Mulcair raises concerns about Canadian sniper story

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:48

National Defence says the sniper was part of the Joint Task Force 2 special forces unit when he shot an enemy fighter from 3,540 metres away.
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Gen. Jonathan Vance to issue directive encouraging military Pride participation

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:57

Sources are describing the measure as part of a larger effort to make the military more diverse and inclusive.
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Mike Pence energizes religious right in speech to Focus on Family members

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:46

“This is when we are going to defund Planned Parenthood once and for all,” Pence said, whipping the standing crowd to whistles and cheers.
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A hard NDP shift to the left in the Corbyn, Sanders era: Harper

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:15

The NDP’s federal leadership race is being contested under the radar but represents a fundamental shift in Canadian politics ahead of 2019.
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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says national security agencies welcome more oversight

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:52

Goodale says public trust and confidence that Canada’s security agencies are accountable to civilian authorities will be bolstered by the measures.
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Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan: ‘This is concerning’

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:30

The silver carp found about 14 kilometres from Lake Michigan is among four types of Asian carp threatening to invade the lakes.
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Toronto-born son of Russian spies wins fight to regain Canadian citizenship

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:54

The long-awaited Federal Court of Appeal decision in Alexander Vavilov’s favour is the latest twist in an intriguing espionage saga that spans continents and cultures.
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The lost of art of igloo making in the Arctic

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:04

Only about a dozen people in Kangiqsujuaq, a town of more than 800 people, are capable of building snow houses now. “The ones who used to build igloos are too old,” said Adami Sakiagak, a 57-year-old Inuit whose parents were born in igloos.
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Thief returns stolen toe to Yukon bar popular for its for ‘Sourtoe Cocktail’

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:10

RCMP in the Yukon city say the shrivelled, brown toe that was stolen last weekend has been returned to its rightful owner.
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Death toll from on-reserve fires rises to 175 after death of First Nations elder

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:00

Pikwakanagan First Nation Chief Kirby Whiteduck said the fire happened early Sunday morning and claimed the life of 78-year-old Darwin Bernard. He is the 175th person to die in a house fire since 2010.
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York Regional Police now investigating Thunder Bay Indigenous teen deaths

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:00

York investigators will focus on deaths of Tammy Keeash, Josiah Begg, but not on Stacy DeBungee
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Dog owners who flout off-leash rules are dangerous: Teitel

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:00

There is a dark side to dog life in the city — the overconfident owner of the insecure, fearful dog.
Categories: Canadian News

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency on youth suicides

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:53

Community says entire $380,000 promised by Health Canada to help pay for mental health workers has yet to arrive.
Categories: Canadian News

MPs on summer break will return to a different Parliament this fall

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:30

The Parliament MPs will return to this fall promises to be different with new political leaders and a new dynamic as the 2019 election begins to loom large over federal policies and politics.
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