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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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Trudeau urges trust in government as anti-immigrant protests take place in Quebec

29 min 46 sec ago

The prime minister, who took aim at the ‘racist’ demonstrations, says Canadians should maintain confidence in the country’s immigration system.
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Ontario students to tour Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster site

54 min 47 sec ago

The graduate students recently landed in Japan, where they will embark on a 10-day tour of the region to help them understand the effects of the 2011 nuclear disaster.
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Vancouver anti-racism rally spread a message of love, tolerance

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 20:35

About 4,000 people attended the protest against racism and hate at Vancouver’s city hall.
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Saskatchewan Party sets a date for leadership vote

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:46

The governing party in Saskatchewan will choose a new leader on Jan. 27 to replace retiring Premier Brad Wall. Just two candidates have emerged so far.
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U.S. signals Trump’s Buy American agenda non-negotiable in NAFTA talks

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 15:30

The Trump administration has served notice that it’s dealing with the issue outside NAFTA.
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Canadian officials to mark 75th anniversary of Dieppe raid in France

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:01

The raid was launched on Aug. 19, 1942, and would prove to be the bloodiest single day for Canada’s military in the entire war.
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Tabloids: Foundation troubles revealed?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 08:00

Are your favourite religious reality reno show hosts splitting up? Heck no! They’ve got the lord on their side.
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Distressed loon swims toward Alberta campers seeking help from fishing gear

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:21

Don Gibson helped save a loon at Fish Lake Provincial Park in west-central Alberta after a piece of fishing gear with wire leaders and multiple hooks had become tangled around the bird's bill, neck and leg.
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‘Every little movement, every little bang was just horrific,’ Canadian says of attack

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:54

Amid the commotion, Mississauga resident Allan Gray, his wife and two daughters into an adjoining hotel where they huddled on an upper floor for the next five hours.
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Montreal amusement park pulls carousel horse showing Indigenous man’s severed head

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:48

“For us as Indigenous people, we know what that symbolizes, we’re taught about it and we’re educated on what an Indian head or scalp meant in history,” said Jessica Hernandez, a resident of the Kahnawake Mohawk reserve near Montreal.
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North Korean weapons program survives despite toughening sanctions

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:30

Sanctions that once were designed to limit the movement of resources into North Korea are now being used to try and bankrupt the country.
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Newfoundland’s Chase the Ace – and its $1.7M jackpot – may fold early because of school

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:45

The province says if the ace of spades isn’t drawn next week, details will be announced for a final draw Aug. 30.
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Bring back the nudity on 'Game of Thrones': Teitel

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:11

In times of political unrest and uncertainty such as these, we can all benefit from a little gratuitous, egalitarian nudity on television.
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Back to the future: Satan’s Choice biker club reappears on Ontario roads

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:11

Once the second largest outlaw motorcycle club in the world, the Satan’s Choice club folded in December 2000 when it was absorbed by the Hells Angels.
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New Brunswick man charged with production of child pornography in U.S.

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:43

Joseph Haggerty of St. Stephen, N.B., was arrested last Thursday after flying from Toronto to Cleveland, Ohio.
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Former MP wants Philpott to review health department’s handling of drug safety bill

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:04

Terence Young says the bill, called Vanessa’s Law, cleared the House of Commons and Senate without dissent. He now believes Health Canada is quietly looking to dilute its powers in related regulations.
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Far-right, anti-racist groups plan dueling protests in Quebec City

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:32

Anti-racism demonstrators are calling on people to oppose a rally by a far-right group in Quebec City. At least two Quebecers were identified participating in a white supremacist rally last week in Charlottesville, Va.
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Ontario man charged after flying to Atlanta to allegedly have sex with Georgia girl

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:37

A 53-year-old Ontario man has been arraigned on federal charges of using the internet to entice a child for sexual activity and enticing the girl to engage in sexually explicit conduct over the internet.
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