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Alberta likes what Quebec’s been cooking on the 2019-11-11 07:00:48Politics Insider for Nov. 11: Kenney's fair deal panel gets underway, the people fighting Quebec's Bill 21 and the case for making Remembrance Day a

The battle against Quebec’s Bill 21 2019-11-08 09:28:10Paul Wells on the Montreal school board that's challenging the province's controversial law and how it plans to win The post The battle against Queb

Liberals are humbled, Scheer stays the course and 2019-11-08 07:00:58Politics Insider for Nov. 8: Scheer's non-change platform, Liberals bid farewell, and the roots of Alberta alienation The post Liberals are humbled,

The longest punt in football history has a 2019-11-07 17:05:57Thomas Pinckard insists he booted a football a record-setting 114 yards during a game in 1966—and has the affidavits to prove it. But the eviden

Why so many Albertans are giving up on 2019-11-07 13:04:44Jen Gerson: 'Wexit' reflects a cartoon version of the province that other Canadians find easy to attack—because it spares them the burden of s

Conservatives ‘united’ behind Scheer, for now 2019-11-07 07:00:53Politics Insider for Nov. 7: Tory MPs leave Scheer's fate to grassroots and Liberals bid farewell to the fallen The post Conservatives ‘united&

This little piggy goes to China 2019-11-06 07:00:14Politics Insider for Nov. 6: Trudeau's triumphalism, China says 'Where's the Canadian beef?' and Scheer's first big leadership test The post Thi

Vancouver’s koi have looked into the face of 2019-11-05 15:03:46The marauding river otter has returned, touching off an oh-so-Vancouver frenzy of joy, profiteering and cultural conflict The post Vancouver’s k

Elizabeth May does it her way 2019-11-05 07:00:17Politics Insider for Nov. 5: May's days as leader are done, behind the vitriol targeting McKenna and a political dynasty we can all live without The

Sober Western thought 2019-11-04 07:00:23Politics Insider for Nov. 4: A new Western senate caucus reportedly takes shape, rethinking Bill C-69 and is Scheer unsure of a leadership fight? The

Encana doesn’t want to be Canadian anymore, and 2019-11-01 15:34:20The Liberals just failed their first key test after getting shut out of Alberta in the election The post Encana doesn’t want to be Canadian anym

Justin Trudeau’s discreet trick or treat 2019-11-01 07:00:54Politics Insider for Nov. 1: Political fallout from Encana, MacKay walks back Scheer criticism and Trudeau keeps things private The post Justin Trudea

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ER visits jumped after valsartan blood pressure medication New! 2019-11-12 17:43:20After issuing a recall due to an impurity called NDMA, Health Canada urged patients not to stop taking their hypertension medications without consulti

Sportsnet faces Saturday night challenge after Don Cherry New! 2019-11-12 17:32:16Sportsnet brass made the call to end Don Cherry's nearly four-decade run on Hockey Night in Canada's Coach's Corner after his rant over the weekend

Have you seen Bunny? Stuffed 'good luck charm' New! 2019-11-12 16:55:17Jim Maginnis placed his family's lucky stuffed animal between two guns on the bomber for a photo opportunity — but when the Lancaster took a tu

'It's unfortunate, sad, but he crossed the line': New! 2019-11-12 15:45:35After being critical of immigrants for not wearing poppies during Saturday's Coach's Corner segment on Hockey Night in Canada, the since-fired Don C

Washington officials lay out case for 'game-changing' bullet New! 2019-11-12 13:49:24After bemoaning that the state's highways, bridges, ferries and rail cars "are on a glide path to failure," Washington Department of Transportation

'Please God, let it stop': Calgary prof describes New! 2019-11-12 13:36:19A 68-year-old Mount Royal University professor told a Calgary judge she acted on "instinct and absolute terror" as she was severely beaten in her be

Sudden death of toddler on flight prompts emergency New! 2019-11-12 13:06:39The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating but say the death of a two-year-old aboard a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight that was diverted to S

Canadian show jumper Nicole Walker barred for positive New! 2019-11-12 12:30:50Canadian show jumper Nicole Walker has been provisionally suspended by the world governing body of equestrian for testing positive for a cocaine metab

'Holding her was unbelievable': Sask. family reunited with 2019-11-12 11:58:42Fundraising allowed Kim Thomas-Jones to see her niece for the first time and show her two sons her original home in Saskatchewan.

OPINION | Kenney's 'Fair Deal' speech may prove 2019-11-12 10:59:16Jen Gerson argues if Albertans want to move forward with Jason Kenney's proposal — despite the added inconvenience, cost and time — that

Father of Broncos player who died says Alberta 2019-11-12 09:18:00The father of a Broncos hockey player whose organs were donated after he died in a catastrophic bus crash says a presumed consent bill before the Albe

UBC donor goes to court in effort to 2019-11-12 09:17:20One of the most prominent donors to the University of British Columbia is taking the school to court, saying the institution isn't holding up its end

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Canadian show jumper’s drug violation threatens her team’s New! 2019-11-12 23:58:23Canadian rider Nicole Walker has been provisionally suspended by equestrian's world governing body for testing positive for a cocaine metabolite

Controversial West Kelowna development shot down New! 2019-11-12 22:58:14The developer of a controversial project in West Kelowna has been sent back to the drawing board.

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart speaks in Lethbridge: ‘Happiness New! 2019-11-12 22:37:01The victim of a high-profile kidnapping in 2002 spoke to two sold-out Lethbridge crowds on Tuesday.

City of Toronto launches anti-ageism campaign with fake New! 2019-11-12 21:16:07As part of the campaign, the city has posted facts about ageism on its website and tips on how to help combat it in the workplace. 

Middlesex County defends high Land Ambulance costs in New! 2019-11-12 21:14:06“There are three different factors ... impacting the cost for the city," said Middlesex County CAO Bill Rayburn.

Former Toronto Hydro building becomes refugee shelter, thanks New! 2019-11-12 20:49:24The large, multi-room facility on Yonge Street is expected to house more than 200 people.

Woman in life-threatening condition after Etobicoke house fire: New! 2019-11-12 20:19:53Emergency crews were called to a house on Eighth Street, in the area of Islington Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard West, at 6:05 p.m. 

Single adults seeking food bank supports in Lethbridge New! 2019-11-12 19:57:07In Alberta, 43 per cent of food bank visits were from single adults, and the hunger count report found one in four Albertans who use them are employed

A growing need: Edmonton’s Food Bank launches 2019 New! 2019-11-12 19:49:31On Tuesday, Edmonton's Food Bank launched its 2019 Festive Campaign, with a goal to raise 370,000 kilograms of food, plus $2 million in donations.

Why Don Cherry’s ‘you people’ rant on Hockey New! 2019-11-12 19:36:09Many Canadians were quick to come to the defense of those who immigrated, condemning the divisive nature of Cherry's remarks.

Saskatoon Secret Santa begins New! 2019-11-12 18:05:13The Saskatoon Secret Santa campaign seeks to help 800 families this year.

Old Royal Vic Hospital to open again as New! 2019-11-12 17:59:39For a second year in a row, the former hospital will help those experiencing homelessness in Montreal get in out of the cold.

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Province-by-province results 2019-10-22 00:01:36ONTARIO The Liberals’ good showing in the Toronto area has assured another Liberal government — albeit a minority. Representing a third of

Controversial Conservative MP Leona Alleslev retains seat 2019-10-21 23:53:17Controversial Conservative MP Leona Alleslev won the riding of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill. Alleslev, who crossed the floor of Parliament in Septe

Hamilton Mountain remains NDP territory 2019-10-21 23:35:57NDP incumbent Scott Duvall won handily over two rookie challengers, Liberal candidate and lawyer Bruno Uggenti and former Tiger-Cat and PC candidate P

Canada gives Trudeau back his job – with 2019-10-21 23:35:06Canadians gave Justin Trudeau another chance but kept him on a shorter leash. The federal Liberal Party was reduced to a minority government which mea

Few upsets in Monday’s ballot 2019-10-21 23:26:15Monday night’s election saw few upsets as voters re-elected the Liberals to a minority government. In Calgary-Centre, Liberal incumbent Kent Heh

WARMINGTON: Downtown Toronto residents relieved by Liberal minority 2019-10-21 23:23:37The debate waged across the country about just who voters want to lead Canada for the next four years. But on College Street, in the heart of the Univ

PARKDALE-HIGH PARK: Liberal MP Virani holds onto seat 2019-10-21 23:23:14Liberal incumbent Arif Virani will have a second term in the riding of Parkdale — High Park. He was in a hard-fought bout with NDP candidate Pau

Voters see red in Davenport 2019-10-21 23:18:46Talk about a tight race. Davenport Liberal candidate Julie Dzerowicz was enjoying a narrow lead over the NDP’s Andrew Cash at press time. The mi

MANDEL: Fired Liberal Jane Philpott fails to win 2019-10-21 23:14:20STOUFFVILLE, Ont. — If this federal election were a morality tale with a happy ending, ousted Jane Philpott should have won as an independent af

MILTON: Newcomer Adam van Koeverden paddles his way 2019-10-21 23:13:24A track record of working hard and showing up with energy helped win the Milton riding in the federal election, says first-time candidate Adam van Koe

Raptors’ season opener will be fun-filled for fans 2019-10-21 18:03:27Banner raising-and-championship ring night will have something for everyone as the Raptors’ final celebration of last June’s title victory

SIMMONS: Raptors championship ring makes it official — 2019-10-21 17:55:07On the night when his world changed forever, when Larry Tanenbaum walked from the stage at the Oracle Arena on his way to the championship Raptors&rsq

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Transit strike: Bargaining to resume on Wednesday as New! 2019-11-12 18:01:13If talks on Wednesday aren't productive, Unifor negotiators say job action could escalate as early as Friday with drivers refusing overtime shifts.

Maple Ridge man facing multiple firearms offences following New! 2019-11-12 17:51:08Maziar Seyedfarshi of Maple Ridge was arrested following a six-hour standoff with police.

Homicide investigators seek suspect after man killed in New! 2019-11-12 17:30:03IHIT: The suspect was seen headed north on 124th Street in a dark-coloured hoodie and sweatpants, and may have been injured during the fatal altercati

Cineplex to show free Christmas movies on Dec. New! 2019-11-12 17:23:08Concession snacks such as popcorn, soft drinks and select candy are also being sold for just $2.50, with proceeds and donations benefiting the Boys an

B.C.'s gas report shows pricing market is flawed: New! 2019-11-12 17:20:41'Clearly there is something wrong with the gas market in British Columbia,' Premier John Horgan told reporters, following a new report into gas pric

Hollywood North: New trailer released for B.C.-filmed Sonic New! 2019-11-12 17:00:04The movie, which reboots the beloved Sega video game character, was filmed throughout B.C. in 2018 and initially slated for a Nov. 8, 2019 release. Th

International: 30 bestselling books for the week of New! 2019-11-12 16:22:31Bookmanager's list of the 30 bestselling books and new releases for the week of November 9.

Extinction Rebellion UBC to stage week of climate New! 2019-11-12 16:18:04XRUBC hopes its actions will encourage the university's governors to divest from fossil fuels and take action toward achieving carbon neutrality.

Investigation underway after fatal shooting of man in New! 2019-11-12 15:54:30The general public is not at risk, according to police.

B.C.: 15 bestselling books for the week of New! 2019-11-12 15:45:38The Association of Book Publishers of B.C.'s list of the top selling books for the week of November 9.

Vancouver hospital has key role in training Canadian 2019-11-11 16:52:36Embedded surgeons get to hone their skills, ready to deploy to war zones

Rob Shaw: Should the NDP government go big 2019-11-11 16:45:13The B.C. government is scrambling to keep its budget from slipping into the red. But maybe a deficit would be an opportunity, not a burden.

Montreal Gazette

Liveblog: Blue Jackets and Habs clash at Bell New! 2019-11-12 18:05:14The Canadiens meet the Blue Jackets for their first meeting of the season

Stu Cowan: Habs weigh in as defiant Don New! 2019-11-12 17:56:01Former Coach's Corner star still has plenty of supporters, including Canadiens' Max Domi, who still loves him and says he's "a great guy."

Delayed payments in Libya angered SNC-Lavalin bosses, jury New! 2019-11-12 17:42:41A former project director says he and other staff had to beg for money to appease company executives.

'One of the best CEOs in Caisse history' New! 2019-11-12 17:40:33Michael Sabia will leave behind a truly global investor after strengthening risk management, overhauling investment strategies and revamping executive

Als, QB Adams 'made something happen out of New! 2019-11-12 17:26:53Alouettes pivot "proved a lot of people wrong. He should be proud and keep his head high," veteran centre Kristian Matte says.

Automated recycling centre opens in Lachine, but glass New! 2019-11-12 16:56:10Montreal recycles 50 per cent of all garbage produced on the island, including compostable materials and green waste.

After early storm, Montreal starts snow-removal operations Wednesday New! 2019-11-12 16:51:36Twenty centimetres fell on Montreal on Monday and Tuesday — one centimetre more than the city normally gets during the entire month of November.

Legault pays tribute to departing Caisse boss Sabia New! 2019-11-12 16:48:40"He has made the Caisse an even more important player in our economy for the benefit of all Quebecers."

Granby mayor withdraws from office for health reasons New! 2019-11-12 16:37:12This is the second time he has withdrawn in seven months. At the time of his first absence, Bonin suggested to the media he was suffering from exhaust

PQ wants probe of CAQ campaign in Jean-Talon New! 2019-11-12 16:35:20Bérubé told reporters on Tuesday that Premier François Legault seemed to be blurring the line between the government and his part

What the Puck: It was time for Rogers 2019-11-11 23:57:28Don Cherry's firing after his vile comments Saturday on HNIC attacking immigrants was long overdue.

ICYMI: Don Cherry fired, Montreal ready for snow, 2019-11-11 22:00:39Today's top stories in brief.


Families of victims testify at hearing for convicted New! 2019-11-12 17:41:31One by one, those close to the victims took the stand to describe the loss they experienced.

Former spy chief warns Canada resting on its New! 2019-11-12 15:42:29Richard Fadden says Canada needs to take a hard look at itself to ensure it is ready to face its new reality.

Two dead, three injured in Newfoundland highway crash, New! 2019-11-12 15:40:11The RCMP say the two-vehicle crash happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on the Trans-Canada Highway near Norris Arm.

Child pronounced dead after Saudi flight makes emergency New! 2019-11-12 15:37:29A two-year-old child was pronounced dead after Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 35 made an emergency landing in St. John’s airport today.

N.B. police asking public for help to locate New! 2019-11-12 15:35:55The bodies of 78-year-old Bernard Saulnier and 74-year-old Rose-Marie Saulnier were found in their home on Amirault Street on Sept. 7.

Saskatchewan firefighters to get workers’ compensation for more New! 2019-11-12 15:09:44Prostate, skin, breast, cervical, ovarian and multiple myeloma cancers are to be added to the Workers’ Compensation Board list on Friday.

Quebec pharmacist known as ‘The Pharmafist’ wins international New! 2019-11-12 15:02:55Olivier Bernard has been awarded the John Maddox Prize in London for his work in debunking myths around the use of vitamin C to treat cancer.

Former Saskatoon gas station employee sentenced for attempted New! 2019-11-12 12:57:43Adnan Iqbal, a former Saskatoon gas station employee, has been sentenced to 15 months of probation for spying on customers who were using the washroom

Debates commissioner David Johnston suggests separate debate for New! 2019-11-12 12:42:24The former governor general suggested one way to improve the debate structure in future elections might be to make room for an English and French deba

Maritimes getting messy mix of snow, ice pellets, 2019-11-12 10:56:35Much of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island awoke to snow and slippery roads, while Nova Scotia is seeing rain and strong winds.

Report predicts drug resistance likely to kill nearly 2019-11-12 09:12:48A new report warns that the percentage of bacterial infections that are resistant to treatment is likely to grow from 26 per cent in 2018 to 40 per ce

Two dead, another in hospital after collision in 2019-11-11 17:53:09OPP say they responded to a two-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon in Drummond-North Elmsley Township. The cause of the collision remains under invest


Don Cherry was just offered a new job New! 2019-11-12 17:26:48The Canadian broadcasting industry's loss is a Russian professional hockey team's gain, apparently.Don Cherry, the legendary commentator w

Toronto just issued its first extreme cold weather New! 2019-11-12 16:59:02The colder and snowier-than-usual weather in Toronto just won't seem to let up, and now the city has issued its first extreme cold weather alert of t

Ski hills near Toronto are opening early thanks New! 2019-11-12 16:44:35Ski hills near Toronto are in hot demand right now, as ski season has come early to Southern Ontario. Thi is thanks to the significant amounts of snow

Toronto is getting a Drake-themed brunch event New! 2019-11-12 16:20:50If there's anything that screams "Toronto yupsters with too much money" more than listening to Drake, it's the act of going to brunch.A U.K.-

City of Toronto promotes skin cream in strange New! 2019-11-12 16:13:51Upon viewing one of the ads from Toronto's latest public awareness campaign, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was for Clinique, or Olay, or some ot

Local restaurant donates 300 slices of pizza to New! 2019-11-12 14:45:06Temperatures have begun to plummet in the city of Toronto, making it feel like -15 C this week, which puts Toronto's most vulnerable population

It's going to feel like -20 C in New! 2019-11-12 13:40:28More winter weather is coming to Toronto tonight with temperatures dropping to -11 C, and -20 C overnight with the windchill. The 

There's now a sex doll brothel in Mississauga New! 2019-11-12 12:26:12North America's most-talked about harem of silicone beauties have found a new, permanent home in Mississauga after being exiled from Toronto for viol

Shawn Mendes showed up to the Raptors game 2019-11-12 10:44:23We love a good sighting of a Canadian celebrity supporting a Toronto sports team.This time, it was Shawn Mendes and his girlfriend Camila Ca

Someone vandalized the Cenotaph at Old City Hall 2019-11-12 10:33:38The Cenotaph outside of Old City Hall has been vandalized just one day after hundreds of people gathered at the monument to remember soldiers who

People are now canceling Sportsnet in support of 2019-11-12 10:20:40Newly-unemployed hockey commentator Don Cherry, 85, is the subject of much debate online this week after being fired in what might be the most high-pr

Toronto's first big snowstorm of the season set 2019-11-12 09:18:26Yesterday's winter weather may have come as a bit of a surprise to the city of Toronto.The amount of snowfall the city received, coupled with freezin

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