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Two-faced, blue-faced, Trudeau, Trump 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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Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer New! 2019-12-13 17:09:01A man convicted of hitting an Edmonton police officer with a car before stabbing him multiple times was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison.

Bill 21, free trade deal top agenda as New! 2019-12-13 16:12:46Quebec Premier François Legault says he asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting today to stay out of the contentious debate over t

3 confirmed dead in Gabriola Island plane crash New! 2019-12-13 15:19:15A preliminary report by Nav Canada says three people died in the plane crash on Gabriola Island on Tuesday, which happened after the Nanaimo

Murder charge against 18-year-old in stabbing death of New! 2019-12-13 12:55:49A first-degree murder charge against the 18-year-old accused in the stabbing death of Hamilton high school student Devan Selvey has been withdrawn, an

'It's saving lives:' How Ottawa and a First New! 2019-12-13 12:41:26An agreement struck in 2017 between Indigenous Services Canada and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation on faster funding for suicide prevention projects is

Deaths of estranged couple in Kindersley, Sask., believed New! 2019-12-13 12:38:12RCMP say the deaths of two people Thursday in Kindersley, Sask., are believed to have been a murder-suicide.

U.S. rail carrier reportedly cracked down on same New! 2019-12-13 12:27:49The same type of retrofitted 117R cars were involved in a previous derailment last year in the United States.

Windsor police announce 48-year-old cold case homicide solved New! 2019-12-13 12:04:39Windsor police announced Friday a deceased male was responsible for the death of Ljubica Topic. 

Speedier airport screening, universal pharmacare: Trudeau hands cabinet New! 2019-12-13 10:57:48Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered marching orders to his cabinet ministers today, instructing them to govern in a "positive, open and coll

Starting Sunday, Canadian passengers will be eligible for New! 2019-12-13 09:47:30Canadians preparing to board flights over the coming holidays will be armed with more rights if their trips are delayed or cancelled.

Quebec's Denis Villeneuve named filmmaker of the decade New! 2019-12-13 08:38:01The Hollywood Critics Association has named Quebec director Denis Villeneuve filmmaker of the decade.

Crown admits Edmonton police used 'unnecessary force' in New! 2019-12-13 08:00:00A Crown prosecutor admitted on Thursday that Edmonton police used "unnecessary force" during the June arrest — captured on civilian cellphone

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Kelowna RCMP officer suspended for allegedly sexting assault New! 2019-12-14 00:15:45A Kelowna RCMP officer has been suspended with pay after allegedly sexting an assault victim.

Singer Andy Kim signs Montreal’s golden book New! 2019-12-13 21:27:42The man behind Rock Me Gently and Sugar Sugar -- performed by the Archie's in the late 1960s -- shaped Canada's musical landscape and entertain

Carolling for charity: FACE students raise money for New! 2019-12-13 21:16:49After rehearsing for weeks during chemistry class, the 11th graders went door-to-door in Dorval signing Christmas carols to gather donations for the A

With NDP in fourth place, Singh says he’d New! 2019-12-13 21:09:28Looking to 2020, Singh says he hopes to work with the Liberals to implement a universal, single-payer pharmacare program and national dental coverage

Toronto charity making orchestral music accessible to youth New! 2019-12-13 20:40:31"If you want to play the cello, go ahead – it’s a great instrument. If you want to play any instrument, go ahead. It’s good to do w

‘Be a Santa to a Senior’: Edmonton-area seniors New! 2019-12-13 20:32:48Edmonton-area seniors get a present from the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program.

UBC Okanagan students redesign donation bins for safety New! 2019-12-13 20:19:13The modifications took roughly three weeks to develop and a few days to fabricate.

Kelowna taxes to rise 4.15 per cent in New! 2019-12-13 19:29:43Kelowna city council has approved a provisional 4.15 per cent increase in taxes for 2020.

Candy, drinks and more: pot shops pumped up New! 2019-12-13 19:28:10Cannabis edibles, topicals and extracts are set to legally hit store shelves for the first time ever in Canada next week.

U.S. agency allows Canadian company to draft own New! 2019-12-13 19:19:03The report, called a biological assessment, would typically be written by the U.S. Forest Service or an independent contractor.

Salvation Army finds new location for kettle campaign New! 2019-12-13 18:08:05Canadian Tire will be the new location for the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign after Tuesday night's fire at the Rochdale Walmart.

Trudeau’s special representative to the Prairies looking to New! 2019-12-13 18:06:04Justin Trudeau's new special representative to the Prairies says he'll be paying attention to the very real sense of anger and pain in the region.

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Daphne Bramham: Complexity of recovery home rules mixes New! 2019-12-13 18:07:09B.C.'s rules for addiction recovery houses are so opaque that even one of the largest care providers didn't know that it needed to register.

Contaminated wastewater from ships harmful to orcas: WWF New! 2019-12-13 18:02:01Several jurisdictions have banned open-looped scrubbers on commercial and cruise ships, including California, China, and Malaysia. Canada allows the o

Lions Gate Bridge marriage proposal was like 'a New! 2019-12-13 17:45:44"The sign was five feet by four feet so it almost blew off the bridge." — Scott Minch on his unique marriage proposal to Bunny Blacklear

Surrey family lawyer faces assault charges New! 2019-12-13 17:44:38The charges of assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon against Aaron Murray Lessing date from 1999 to 2002.

Nanaimo's mayor wants province to institutionalize severely mental New! 2019-12-13 17:38:04Leonard Krog says the government’s construction of modular homes that replaced a bulldozed tent city is helping but those suffering from mental

Corporate cash was banned from B.C. elections. Developer's New! 2019-12-13 17:17:02With companies banned from donating in last year's municipal elections, an interesting new donation pattern emerged

Tribunal orders Vancouver police to get training on New! 2019-12-13 17:09:32B.C. Human Rights Tribunal member Devyn Cousineau ruled police failed to account for the long history of colonialism and historical trauma on Indigeno

One person hospitalized following shooting in Oppenheimer Park New! 2019-12-13 17:01:34Paramedics were driving past the park for an overdose call when they heard gunfire.

Douglas Todd: British Columbians fight U.S. billionaire for New! 2019-12-13 16:18:23“No Trespassing” and “Private Property” signs in Canada, despite being posted almost everywhere, are often not worth the plast

Pilot in Gabriola plane crash was heir to New! 2019-12-13 15:58:29Bahlsen, who moved to Canada more than 30 years ago, was the great-grandson of the company’s founder, Hermann Bahlsen.

Moving Picture Company closes Vancouver studio 2019-12-12 18:07:40The company has not returned messages to Postmedia, but a letter that reportedly was sent to employees is being circulated on social media. It claims

Longtime Langley City councillor Jack Arnold dead 2019-12-12 18:07:14Jack Arnold was first elected to Langley City Council in 1990 and has served the city for nearly three decades.

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Canadiens' Carey Price becoming like a big brother New! 2019-12-13 23:47:30No. 1 goalie shows he has little brother's back by taking souvenir puck from rookie's first win away from Senators pest Brady Tkachuk.

Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Paul Byron looks almost ready New! 2019-12-13 21:38:36Byron practiced with the team the day after he and a few of his teammates visited patients and their families at the Montreal Children's Hospital.

Plante vows to review bylaws after record store New! 2019-12-13 21:00:42Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said Friday her administration would look into rewriting bylaws after hearing some record store owners received s

Six Montreal albums that shaped the decade, from New! 2019-12-13 20:52:00From an indie band's world-conquering moment to a clubland master's ode to the working stiff, these all captured a slice of the city's soul.

Montreal presents latest plan for rebirth of Notre-Dame New! 2019-12-13 20:48:01Promises to rejuvenate the east-end thoroughfare have been made for more than 40 years, but Mayor Valérie Plante has said that this one is diff

Former Alouette Ben Cahoon sees protein bars, not New! 2019-12-13 20:30:44When Ben Cahoon wasn’t retained as Brigham Young University’s receivers coach following the 2017 season, and at a crossroads in his life,

Canadiens Notebook: Habs bounce back nicely from eight-game New! 2019-12-13 19:43:54Move back into a playoff spot in third place in Atlantic Division after going 4-1-0 in their last five games.

Teamsters criticize CN for moving traffic control workers New! 2019-12-13 19:43:18The union says CN has already moved 20 jobs to Edmonton, and staff that had just transferred to Montreal from Toronto had to move again.

Legault urges Bloc to back new continental free New! 2019-12-13 19:01:50Quebec Premier François Legault is urging the Bloc Québécois and its leader to back the new North American trade pact because he

Food insecurity affects more than one in 10 New! 2019-12-13 18:17:53Beyond drawing the somewhat obvious link between food insecurity and poverty, the report does contain some surprising findings.

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car New! 2019-12-13 17:36:48The number of fatal incidents involving cars and pedestrians has been on the rise since 2015.

Quebec medical residents file lawsuit over job interview New! 2019-12-13 17:35:25The female physician says she was asked "just out of curiosity, what does your husband do?" and "there are some candidates who tell us, for example


Cape Breton man, 43, faces charge of criminal New! 2019-12-13 16:41:46Jason Wayne Comer will appear in provincial court Jan. 29. He is charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities

Couple found dead in Saskatchewan home died in New! 2019-12-13 15:42:44Officers in Kindersley received word that shots had been fired inside a home shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday.

Bill 21, free trade deal on agenda as New! 2019-12-13 15:38:44As the two first ministers met, Legault asked Trudeau to stay out of the contentious debate over the province’s secularism law, Bill 22.

New Brunswick man fleeing officers slams into police New! 2019-12-13 15:14:12Police in Saint John say the 19-year-old will be facing charges once he leaves the hospital.

Residents in Alberta hamlet allowed to return to New! 2019-12-13 14:44:12Mounties were called in about 10 a.m. to help with the evacuation and containment of an area near a construction site in Brule, about 20 kilometres we

Spring flooding: New Brunswick Red Cross closes flood New! 2019-12-13 14:03:42Federal officials say 5,500 homes along the Saint John River flooded or were at risk of flooding in April.

Manitoba’s deficit lower than expected as education, housing New! 2019-12-13 13:55:11Financial figures show the province is expecting to be $350 million in the red for the fiscal year that will end in March.

Saskatchewan court reveals host of charges against boy, New! 2019-12-13 11:49:10The boy’s court appearance on an arson charge revealed that his also accused of threatening to kill someone and shoot others, and stealing and p

Slower-than-expected economic growth to help Canada’s defence spending New! 2019-12-13 09:08:31Ottawa is predicting defence spending will inch closer to its NATO promises over the next five years than originally expected, but not because of any

Watch the video: What happened inside Barry and New! 2019-12-13 09:00:00The Toronto Star has come up with a likely scenario using clues provided by sources, photographs and floor plans from the home, as well as a timeline

As air rights rules set to land, Garneau New! 2019-12-13 08:35:30New rules will take effect on Sunday requiring airlines to seat parents beside or near their children at no extra cost, and compensate flyers for dela

How these Toronto sleuths are exposing the world’s 2019-12-13 05:00:00Citizen Lab has found spyware being used to secretly infect mobile phones or computers of political dissidents, human rights activists, journalists an


The CN Tower just finished off some long New! 2019-12-13 17:07:09If you've ever been inside the CN Tower's gift shop, then you know it was definitely in need of an upgrade. Thankfully, the store underwent som

Increase in pedestrian deaths linked to Toronto Police New! 2019-12-13 17:02:19The sharp and disturbing uptick in pedestrian fatality rates across Toronto over the past five years may not, in fact, be due to the widespread a

TTC fares might go up by 10 cents New! 2019-12-13 16:51:53Prepare to pay even more for your TTC pass when springtime arrives, Toronto, because the TTC is proposing to raise fares by another 10 cents. Acc

GO Transit and UP Express to be totally New! 2019-12-13 15:54:30While it may be a struggle to figure out what to do on the overrated-yet-exciting night that is New Years Eve, one thing you won't have to worry abou

Co-owning homes is now being proposed as the New! 2019-12-13 14:09:05The Ontario government is now offering residents a pretty shocking solution to Toronto's housing crisis.As prices for buyers and renters al

Winterlicious announces 2020 restaurant list New! 2019-12-13 13:23:34Winterlicious has announced its 2020 restaurant list.The annual event offers three-course prix fixe menus at more than 200 restaurants in the cit

The shortest Toronto walk-in clinic wait times by New! 2019-12-13 11:58:46Necessary as it may be from time to time, going to the doctor sucks — especially if you don't have a regular family physician to book in with.E

The average cost of a one bedroom rental New! 2019-12-13 11:43:12If you happen to be one of the lucky Toronto residents whose building is still somewhat affordable, hold on to that apartment and never let it go beca

Toronto airports can now serve alcohol 24/7 New! 2019-12-13 10:14:05In a move that will surely make the experience of flying slightly less annoying for some, the Ontario government has passed a bill allowing alcohol to

10 new stores for holiday shopping in Toronto New! 2019-12-13 09:38:26New stores for holiday shopping in Toronto are recent additions to the roster of must-visit shops during gift-giving season. Whether you're looking f

Manhattan based Hudson Hotel to open its first New! 2019-12-13 09:27:33Toronto will soon be getting a new boutique hotel in the Fashion District.Global lifestyle brand sbe Hotels comfirmed today they'

Toronto's new condo building will also be a New! 2019-12-13 08:41:06A development proposed for the site at 888 Dupont St. in Toronto will bring a whole new meaning to the term "mixed-use," with residential

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