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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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N.B. seafood giant won't be disciplined after animal New! 2019-12-11 14:50:12An investigation by the State of Maine says Cooke Seafood corrected problems that were revealed in a hidden-camera exposé done by an animal rig

Ottawa approves New Brunswick's carbon tax plan for New! 2019-12-11 13:26:37The federal government has accepted New Brunswick's proposal for a carbon tax on consumers, making it likely that drivers in the province will pay le

Tentacles vs. talons: Octopus battles bald eagle in New! 2019-12-11 13:08:37John Ilett and his colleagues were working at a fish farm off the coast of northern Vancouver Island this week when they spotted a bald eagle in the d

Derailed crude oil train cars leaked, ignited despite New! 2019-12-11 12:08:17Canadian Pacific Railway said all cars on the train meet Transport Canada standards.

Man forgoing life-saving treatment to send message to New! 2019-12-11 11:19:22A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, forgoing life-saving hemodialysis available to hi

Pilot killed in B.C. island plane crash identified New! 2019-12-11 10:59:22The pilot killed in a twin-engine plane crash in southwest B.C. on Tuesday night has been identified as a flying instructor and former examiner with t

Mother, 2 children found dead in Montreal's east New! 2019-12-11 09:33:06A 42-year-old woman and her two young boys were found dead Wednesday in Pointe-aux-Trembles. Their deaths are being treated as suspicious.

OPINION | Kenney goes to Ottawa seeking gold, New! 2019-12-11 09:00:00Premier Jason Kenney’s much-anticipated two-day visit to Ottawa this week ended with a 'frank' but civil chat with Prime Minister Trudeau, and

Doctor says Alberta's proposed funding changes will result New! 2019-12-11 08:00:00Proposed changes to family medicine in Alberta will incentivize doctors to see patients for just 10 minute appointments in order to maintain or m

'We deserve to benefit from this land': Squamish New! 2019-12-11 07:16:27The Squamish Nation in B.C. voted last night to approve one of the largest real estate projects run by a First Nation in Canada.

'It just feels pretty dire': What it's like 2019-12-11 04:00:00An estimated 33,000 young men in Alberta are looking for work but not finding it. That number has doubled in the span of seven months, putting the une

Twice, he went to the ER with stomach 2019-12-11 04:00:00Karel Pekarek's terminal cancer went undiagnosed after two visits to two emergency rooms in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in June. His family knows an earli

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Students east of Edmonton take on project to New! 2019-12-11 23:58:57A number of schools east of Edmonton have partnered with a local charity to help ensure children in the area who don't have a proper bed will get one

Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens continue their New! 2019-12-11 23:26:12The Habs are starting to show that they've pulled out of a nose dive, but now they need to remain in level flight, Brian Wilde says.

President’s Choice brand Cranberry Goat’s Milk Cheese recalled New! 2019-12-11 23:10:03The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said it is conducting an investigation which may lead to the recall of other products. 

1 dead in west-end Toronto house fire, firefighter New! 2019-12-11 22:56:17Emergency crews were called to a home on Stallion Place, west of Highway 27 and north of Rexdale Boulevard, just before 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

1.5 million litres of crude oil spilled in New! 2019-12-11 21:55:57CP train derailment caused 1.5 million litres of product lost near Guernsey Saskatchewan.

Saskatoon Catholic school board share injection site concerns New! 2019-12-11 19:56:42A board trustee said he was concerned about the proximity of the drug injection site to a school.

AG can order remediation agreements in ‘very rare New! 2019-12-11 19:46:13Lametti says the director of public prosecutions should be the one to decide whether a company should have access to a remediation agreement to avoid

Feed the Need in Durham ramps up production New! 2019-12-11 19:25:34This time of the year, the need to help feed people in the region increases, and the services that help make that possible ramp up production.

STM promises mitigation measures for stranded exo riders New! 2019-12-11 19:21:06STM officials say 30 coach-style buses have been leased to help with mitigation measures for when the Deux-Montagnes trains stop running Jan. 6, 2020.

Myanmar leader’s testimony on Rohingya out of step New! 2019-12-11 19:19:26Aung San Suu Kyi denied that her government committed genocide against the Muslim minority group at the International Court of Justice in the Hague on

No Business in the Park provides list of New! 2019-12-11 17:59:25No Business in the Park has put forward a list of demands to the Saskatchewan government regarding development in Wascana Park.

Canada, U.S. and Mexico signed a trade deal. New! 2019-12-11 17:30:26The process of implementing the deal isn't over yet. Here's a look at what happened this week, and what's likely to come.

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Surrey Christmas Bureau receives outpouring of support after New! 2019-12-11 18:01:39Police arrived to the Surrey Christmas Bureau early Wednesday morning to find two laptops and $6,000 of gift cards missing.

Surrey senior who stabbed wife 126 times dies New! 2019-12-11 17:59:22Sebastiano Damin had been at Abbotsford's Pacific Institution since June 2011, serving a second-degree murder sentence for killing his wife Maria Cat

Dan Fumano: Fate of hundreds of Vancouver rental New! 2019-12-11 17:54:06Opinion: For those who track Vancouver housing numbers like sports statistics, this week will have a big impact on how the rental totals end up for Ke

Whale-watching operator who got too close to humpback New! 2019-12-11 17:52:57Guide Scott Babcock was convicted in August for a July 2018 incident in which he was within less than 100 metres of a humpback whale north of Prince R

Mind games: Chilliwack man wins second straight national New! 2019-12-11 17:52:05Among the new marks he set, Braden Adams memorized 393 digits in 10 minutes

Several dead after plane crashes on Gabriola Island New! 2019-12-11 16:58:03"I heard the roaring of an engine, much louder than a car engine, then a loud crash. Then a minute later an explosion."

Two adults in custody after teens assaulted in New! 2019-12-11 16:46:04A chase began after a man and a woman assaulted a group of teens and then fled in what was later found to be a stolen vehicle.

Squamish Nation approves $3-billion housing project in Kitsilano New! 2019-12-11 16:45:27The Squamish Nation has approved going ahead in partnership with Westbank Development to build a $3-billion housing project with 6,000 new units in 11

Fisheries vessel delivered by Seaspan to Canadian Coast New! 2019-12-11 16:19:35Seaspan Shipyards says in a news release the Capt. Jacques Cartier is equipped with high-tech fishing trawls and four labs allowing scientists in the

Ganesha gaffe: Vancouver yoga wear company apologizes for New! 2019-12-11 15:57:39Shabeena Helsley, who was raised in India and designed the pants for NoMiNoU, says the design was created with respect for her culture and made for yo

SkyTrain strike averted as last-minute deal reached 2019-12-10 17:58:35The Expo and Millennium lines, including the Evergreen Extension, will be running as scheduled this morning.

The It List: Arc'teryx Nexis Jacket 2019-12-10 17:46:10Vancouver brand opens lifestyle concept store in Burnaby.

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While you were sleeping: Man charged after fight New! 2019-12-11 08:14:51The real mother is the arrest records we amassed along the way.

Quebec medical specialists sign off on cut to New! 2019-12-11 08:07:17The Legault government recently announced that the agreement would see the province's treasury recoup about $500 million annually.

Alice gears up to bore an REM tunnel New! 2019-12-11 07:53:43With the massive tunnel boring machine in place, Dorval Mayor Edgar Rouleau says it is imperative to extend the REM to Dorval train station.

Contraband cannabis ring was run out of downtown New! 2019-12-11 07:47:45Police have arrested 13 people and allege the group had also set up a hidden lab in a commercial building to process cannabis derivatives.

Hanes: Zero charges so far in Montreal's 22 New! 2019-12-11 07:42:29The fact that not a single charge has yet been laid in any of the fatalities in frankly outrageous.

What were you Googling this year? Raptors and New! 2019-12-11 07:37:42Who would have thought that a Toronto sports team — a basketball team, no less —  would be the year's top trending Google search by

Changes to Village Code won't open door to New! 2019-12-11 07:29:18Pointe-Claire Mayor John Belvedere says the bylaw amendments address the concerns of citizens who attended public consultations a year ago.

Marquette MNA won't publicly endorse a Liberal leadership New! 2019-12-11 07:11:33Enrico Ciccone will not publicly endorse a candidate in the Liberal leadership campaign.

Kramberger: Kirkland tries citizen-friendly approach to consultation process New! 2019-12-11 06:44:55A more citizen-friendly, hands-on process might help reduce backlash and potential rejection of development projects in West Island municipalities

New conductor helps youth orchestra tap into the New! 2019-12-11 06:11:37Conductor Jean-Pascal Hamelin took the helm at the West Island Youth Symphony Orchestra in September, with joy.

Montreal opposition calls for turnaround plan to reduce 2019-12-10 18:01:21Ensemble Montréal Leader Lionel Perez says Montreal's 2020 budget is "the most extravagant in the history of Montreal."

STM heads should be fired, Montreal opposition councillors 2019-12-10 18:01:16STM chairman Philippe Schnobb and its director general, Luc Tremblay, have mismanaged maintenance situation, opposition at city hall says


Almost 14,000 Canadians killed by opioids since 2016, New! 2019-12-11 17:46:46The data also shows thousands continue to have non-fatal overdoses each year and hundreds of thousands are affected by problematic substance use.

Alberta Mounties ask for help identifying human remains New! 2019-12-11 16:48:40The missing persons and unidentified remains unit are trying to determine the identity of three bodies found in the province over the last 40 years.

Saskatchewan Indigenous leader concerned over funding of child New! 2019-12-11 16:18:36A new First-Nations-based approach to Aboriginal kids in care passed in Parliament, but there is no new funding attached.

Hockey Nova Scotia forms task force after reports New! 2019-12-11 16:01:39 The task force was formed after 16-year-old Logan Prosper came forward this week to say he was the target of racial slurs during a game in Cheticamp

Report suggests agriculture needs changes to save climate New! 2019-12-11 15:55:32The National Farmers Union says in a report that combining old-fashioned mixed farming with the latest information technology could dramtically reduce

‘Chicken Bones’ liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy New! 2019-12-11 15:46:32Moonshine Creek Distillery will produce 10,000 bottles this season, and they plan to triple that amount next year when they hope to go nationwide.

New trial ordered for Ottawa man, ex-lover convicted New! 2019-12-11 15:22:31Bhupinderpal Gill and Gurpreet Ronald were found guilty in 2016 of first-degree murder in the death of Jagtar Gill, who was discovered beaten, stabbed

Family of Canadian man detained in Egypt urges New! 2019-12-11 14:45:33Yasser Ahmed Albaz, 51, has been in a Cairo prison since February, when he was detained at the airport on his way home from a business trip.

Labrador Indigenous leaders condemn racism on PAL Airlines New! 2019-12-11 14:22:30The airline says it has indefinitely banned two passengers from future flights for making what the company calls “hurtful and derogatory remarks

Animal rescuers rally to save feral cats soon New! 2019-12-11 14:02:29Residents of Little Bay Islands are scheduled to leave by the end of the month, leaving dozens of feral cats without the assistance they need to survi

Conservationists criticize Quebec plan to protect caribou by New! 2019-12-11 12:08:37An environmentalist says the measure to protect the endangered Charlevoix herd is a band-aid measure that ignores the bigger problem of habitat loss a

Police investigate after woman, two young sons found New! 2019-12-11 11:35:28Police say a man who died by suicide Tuesday in Joliette, north of Montreal, has been identified as the father of the two boys who were found dead Wed


Toronto brands quickly post their own version of New! 2019-12-11 16:36:05A piece of "art" consisting of a banana duct-taped to a wall has been making headlines across the world this week, and now Toronto brands are c

Toronto church jumps on trend of putting baby New! 2019-12-11 16:02:43A United Church in east Toronto is making waves online today with a freshly-installed nativity scene that features baby Jesus wrapped i

10 holiday gift ideas in Toronto for your New! 2019-12-11 15:30:22Holiday gifts in Toronto for your significant other are tokens of thoughtfulness to end off the year on a nice note. Whether your boo is a bookworm, l

Ontario cancels almost-built $200 million wind farm because New! 2019-12-11 15:23:56A letter sent December 4 by Environment, Conservation and Parks Minister Jeff Yurek revelaed that the Nation Rise Wind Farm, a 29-turbine project

Toronto really doesn't like the Pizza Pizza promotion New! 2019-12-11 14:58:15Pizza Pizza's Raptors promotion just isn't what it used to be, and Toronto residents are no longer impressed with the deal that requires a purc

The top 10 movies in Canada from 2019 New! 2019-12-11 14:18:16It's the time of year to round up the best films that have graced our screens over the course of 2019. Sometimes it's hard to think up what the best

The Best Chicken Wings in Toronto New! 2019-12-11 13:43:28The best chicken wings in Toronto are humble but highly sought after. House sauces are typically what makes this popular bar snack shine, and crudit&e

Fans are warning each other not to boo New! 2019-12-11 13:40:08If you're lucky enough to be attending the Raptors vs. Clippers game in Toronto tonight, you'd best not be preparing to call out Kawhi Leonard

The 15 most anticipated Toronto concerts in 2020 New! 2019-12-11 12:22:44The most anticipated concerts in Toronto for 2020 look forward to a year of amazing music with some of the biggest stars, including Alanis Morrisette

The top 50 vegetarian restaurants in Toronto New! 2019-12-11 11:33:45Vegetarian restaurants in Toronto are where to fill up and indulge in great flavour without eating animal products. There are now more places in this

Toronto Police are issuing way less speeding tickets New! 2019-12-11 11:08:02Despite growing frustration due to reckless driving and increasing cyclist and pedestrian fatalities, it turns out Toronto Police are handing out far

Kawhi Leonard and Raptors exchange message of love New! 2019-12-11 11:05:29Excitement is in the air today as NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard prepares to make his first on-court appearance in Toronto since leaving the Raptors for

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