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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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'It felt really powerful:' 2,400-year-old bison skull welcomed New! 2019-11-16 16:55:02A more than 2,000 year-old bison skull was welcomed by the Siksika Nation in a blessing ceremony this week, and will stay there as part of a full exhi

Zamboni breakdown can't stop P.E.I. minor hockey team New! 2019-11-16 14:24:27The Central Attack midget hockey team had some work to do before the puck dropped on a 10-2 win over Northumberland on Friday night. On the last

CN union gives Tuesday strike notice amid weekend New! 2019-11-16 12:52:18Canadian National (CN) conductors, train persons and yard persons have given strike notice ahead of a Tuesday deadline, meaning they could walk o

Family of Labrador floatplane crash victim sues Quebec New! 2019-11-16 12:12:13The family of a fishing guide killed in a Labrador float plane crash is suing the Quebec airline, although the cause of the crash has not been determi

Toronto pair collect ice dance silver at Grand New! 2019-11-16 10:12:48Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier narrowly missed reaching the top of the podium Saturday, picking up an ice dance silver medal at the Rostelecom Cup in M

Swoop adds 5 direct flights from Winnipeg to New! 2019-11-16 09:17:42A low-cost airline operated by WestJet has added direct flights from Winnipeg to Las Vegas, Mexico and three cities in Florida.

ANALYSIS | Anger, anxiety and the 'deep story' New! 2019-11-16 07:00:00Wexit rhetoric is not the product of a vacuum. It stems from the belief that wealthy and oil-rich Alberta is being left behind by the rest of the coun

Body found on balcony after highrise fire in New! 2019-11-16 06:58:52One person is dead and one person is injured after a fire tore through a highrise residential building in North York on Friday night, Toront

The Queen has ditched buying fur — here's New! 2019-11-16 06:00:00In Canada’s North, trapping still provides a livelihood for Indigenous communities. But with the country’s head of state turning her back

These kittens live inside a N.S. bookstore, to New! 2019-11-16 05:00:00Inside Otis and Clementine's Books And Coffee in Upper Tantallon, N.S., you'll find more than just good reads and caffeinated beverages — six

B.C. man wins months-long dog custody battle after New! 2019-11-16 04:00:00A B.C. man has gotten his dog back after a months-long custody battle with his ex-girlfriend. Animal law specialist Rebeka Breder says the case h

'It's torture': Is a mysterious cannabis-related illness underdiagnosed New! 2019-11-16 04:00:00A mysterious cannabis-related illness is turning up in emergency rooms in Canada, but exactly what causes it is unknown.

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‘There’s such a need’: Montreal volunteers gather to New! 2019-11-16 17:54:37Hundreds of people in need lined up at Place Émilie-Gamelin to fill their bellies with food and pick up grab bags of donated sweaters and jacke

Something Special Children’s Centre workers ratify new contract: New! 2019-11-16 17:24:47Because the board has not confirmed acceptance of the tentative agreement, however, the union is unable to release details of the document.

Legendary Sourtoe Cocktail creator fondly remembered by bar New! 2019-11-16 16:54:10He came up with the drink idea in 1973 after finding a frost-bitten human toe preserved in a jar in a cabin he purchased.

Saskatoon duplex fire considered suspicious, battalion chief says New! 2019-11-16 16:50:16All residents of the duplex were safely evacuated after the Saturday afternoon fire, and no injuries were reported.

Early morning fire destroys Westlock, Alta. furniture store, New! 2019-11-16 16:27:31The owner of Westlock Home Furnishers confirmed to Global News that the fire destroyed both the building and its contents.

No one injured in Saturday North River Heights New! 2019-11-16 14:47:04A fire in a garage attached to a Cambridge Street home had firefighters busy Saturday morning as crews doused the blaze. 

Canada facing shortage of breast cancer drug Tamoxifen New! 2019-11-16 14:46:53The shortage is related to issues at the manufacturing level, drug companies say.

City of Winnipeg departments propose closing fire hall, New! 2019-11-16 14:32:41City departments are again proposing significant cuts, including closing a fire hall, cutting firefighter positions and shutting down libraries and po

Workers in 3 N.B. nursing homes vote against New! 2019-11-16 14:20:27According to CUPE, Villa Sormany Inc. in Robertville, N.B., voted 90 per cent against the offer and 93.4 per cent of workers at Foyer Notre Dame de Lo

24 Hours of Heroes event raises funds for New! 2019-11-16 13:23:33Participants perform one CrossFit-style workout every hour on the hour for 24 hours straight.

UBC urges exchange students to leave Hong Kong 2019-11-15 23:14:57UBC said 32 of the school's students are currently attending four Hong Kong universities, some of which have been taken over by protesters this week.

Montreal’s 2019 BIXI season ends on a high 2019-11-15 21:10:04In the last five years, BIXI Montreal has seen an 80 per cent increase in ridership and 309 per cent growth in sales.

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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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Barge grounded off Quadra Island successfully refloated, says New! 2019-11-16 17:35:02The barge left the area safely Friday and now is secured at Campbell River.

Metro Vancouver proposes an electric river bus for New! 2019-11-16 17:30:24A report from the district's Climate Action Committee says the electric river bus would be part of the public transit system.

Body found in a burning SUV in Abbotsford New! 2019-11-16 17:25:15Homicide detectives have been called in to investigate.

Douglas Todd: Canada rejecting more and more study-visa New! 2019-11-16 14:42:35Analysis: Immigration officials are turning back two in five young people applying to study in Canada, with Africans suffering by far the worst rate o

Makeover: Shag haircut trends offer flashback to the New! 2019-11-16 14:00:18The shag cut can customized to your desired shape and style preference, be it short, long, exaggerated or subtle.

'Sliver of hope': How former Canuck Corey Hirsch New! 2019-11-16 13:34:30Reaching out for help may be hard, but it's the most important thing to do when facing mental health issues, says former Canucks goalie

Vancouver Weather: It's going to be a wet New! 2019-11-16 12:40:15Metro Vancouver can expect rain for most of the weekend, with strong wind at times, gusting up to 60 km/h.

The Home Front: Get inspired and give back New! 2019-11-16 11:33:47Get into the holiday spirit early with the Vancouver Kids Help Phone Homes for the Holidays tour Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

Sold (Bought): Tsawwassen home has flexible design New! 2019-11-16 08:39:02This six-bedroom detached house is on a 55-by-107-foot lot in Tsawwassen's Park Grove Estates neighbourhood.

Latimer Village the urban hub of master-planned Langley New! 2019-11-16 08:23:05Latimer Village is the newest section of Latimer Heights to go on sale and represents the urban hub of the entire community with 487 condos.

Letters, Nov. 16, 2019: Cherry should be held 2019-11-15 23:29:12I expected much more from Don Cherry, who should be held to a higher standard writes Blawal Aleem

Abbotsford police on scene at stabbing incident 2019-11-15 23:00:13Police suspect that the incident is targeted but not gang-related.

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Karl Lohnes: Prepping your home for the holidays New! 2019-11-16 09:00:53Don’t get on Santa’s naughty list: Start checking tasks off your holiday to-do list now.

WYWS: Bison skull repatriated, Prince Andrew doesn't recall New! 2019-11-16 08:19:37And protesters regain ground in Baghdad while Parisians on both sides mark yellow-vest anniversary.

Week in Review: Hoodie day, suave salsa, YMCAs New! 2019-11-16 08:00:57Catch up on all the big stories that happened this week in Montreal.

What key roadways to avoid on Saturday New! 2019-11-16 07:39:02Construction closings will affect major highways and the Champlain Bridge today.

Montreal weather: Bright, but brrrr New! 2019-11-16 06:30:35We will be graced with sunny skies today, but bundle up as it is going to feel like January out there.

Late bus? STM software glitch might be to New! 2019-11-16 06:00:59The backlog of city buses out of commission or waiting for maintenance jumped from 480 in October to 606 this week.

Note from the editor: 53rd annual Gazette Christmas New! 2019-11-16 06:00:54We are hoping you will once again open up your hearts and your wallets to help our less fortunate neighbours as the holiday season approaches.

Facebook communities bring out the best in neighbours New! 2019-11-16 06:00:54They're somewhere to turn if you've lost, or found, keys/dog/cat, if you want to give a shout-out or are looking for a recommendation.

Josh Freed: Can you pass the Historic Anglos New! 2019-11-16 06:00:35If you pass, a certified Historic Anglo like me will “angloshare” their status with you.

History Through Our Eyes: Nov. 16, 1976, Parti New! 2019-11-16 06:00:14On Nov. 16, 1976, the Montreal Gazette's front page carried the stunning news: "PQ wins clear majority."

In the Habs' Room: Julien credits tight play 2019-11-15 23:29:09It was Washington's first regulation loss since Oct. 14.

Catherine Dorion skips party policy convention to campaign 2019-11-15 23:06:34Québec solidaire MNA Catherine Dorion will not participate in her party's convention this weekend in Longueuil, but addressed its members with

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Salvation Army pilots tap-and-go donation by debt, credit 2019-11-15 16:49:00A pilot project starting Dec. 1 will allow donations at some Greater Toronto Area locations to be made through a new tap-and-go machine that eliminate

Saskatoon police say dead infant found in recycling 2019-11-15 16:43:28Autopsy was unable to determine exactly when the baby was born and police are still looking for the baby’s mother.

Second quarter results indicate New Brunswick on track 2019-11-15 15:28:49New Brunswick Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says despite the positive results, the province is still not in a position to spend more and continues to

No partisan appointments to new Saskatchewan trade offices, 2019-11-15 14:55:48Trade minister Jeremy Harrison says hiring decisions for three new international offices will be made by the public service, without any partisan appo

New Brunswick doctor found guilty of misconduct in 2019-11-15 14:39:26A U.K. professional tribunal suspended the registration of Dr. Hafeez Awan, who made sexually motivated remarks to someone he believed to be a 13-year

Health unions in P.E.I. grieve mandatory masks for 2019-11-15 14:20:47The requirement instituted in 2018 by Health Prince Edward Island is for employees who decline to take a flu shot and have front-line contact with pat

Twenty-one children sent to hospital in Gatineau after 2019-11-15 13:33:25The Portages-de-l’Outaouais school board says the children were brought to the hospital as a preventative measure since no one showed signs of s

Why a federal bill about to take effect 2019-11-15 13:25:25Bil C-83 eliminates administrative and disciplinary segregation, also known as solitary confinement. But critics question whether the new program will

Driver sought after truck plows through flock of 2019-11-15 13:03:45Police hope to lay charges after 30 birds were killed or injured in the Moncton Coliseum parking lot on the morning of Oct. 27.

Red tape, lack of experience slowing $60B warship 2019-11-15 12:42:45Ian Mack, a former Defence Department official, says people working on the Canadian warship project have little to no applicable experience, while oth

New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings 2019-11-15 12:39:24The province’s Health Department says the person who fell ill consumed a legal nicotine vaping product, as did the two other Quebecers, both fro

No new rules needed to ensure timely youth 2019-11-15 11:21:23The ruling came Friday as the high court dismissed the appeal of a young Albertan who was convicted of aggravated assault and possession of a dangerou

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People are already lined up around the block 2019-11-13 17:20:00The hot-as-fire Italian market chain Eataly has arrived in Toronto, and shoppers are freaking stoked.Don't believe me? Peep the lineup outside Yorkvi

Toronto bars are open until 4am this week 2019-11-13 16:46:56Bars in Toronto will have extended last call for Indie Week, which takes over the city from November 13 to 17. The majority of of

The Best Kosher Restaurants in Toronto 2019-11-13 16:42:05The best kosher Restaurants in Toronto conform to dietary restrictions, but they're by no means boring. A wide variety of cuisines as well

A tiny crowd showed up in Toronto to 2019-11-13 15:10:05Some 20 to 30 people are gathered outside the Rogers Building at 1 Mount Pleasant Rd. in Toronto this fine Wednesday afternoon to protest the firing o

This is what the newest condo in midtown 2019-11-13 14:05:34More renderings of the buzzed-about condominium development forthcoming to Yonge and St. Clair have been revealed.Design plans for the

Toronto block with hotel and rooftop patio might 2019-11-13 13:15:21The end could be nigh for one of Toronto's most-popular rooftop patios  as condo developers reveal new plans to replace an entire half

A lot of TTC subway stations are closing 2019-11-13 12:52:50The subway in Toronto will only be disrupted on one day this weekend. There will be no subway service on Line 1 between St. Clair West and King s

Supermarket chain in Toronto might let customers pay 2019-11-13 12:15:06As if taking out your cell phone and tapping it on a machine wasn't already a dangerously easy way to pay for stuff, soon you might actually be able

There's now a rally planned in Toronto to 2019-11-13 10:42:04Former Mississauga mayor and fellow old person "Hurricane" Hazel McCallion is showing her support for Don Cherry after his on-ai

Don Cherry went on Tucker Carlson and it 2019-11-13 10:00:39What better way to prove you're not actually a rambling racist than to go on Fox News with one of America's most famous, right-wing populist poster

Toronto just shattered a 33-year-old cold temperature record 2019-11-13 08:58:51Bundle up, friends: Toronto is currently experiencing its coldest November 13 in recorded history.At -13 C as of Wednesday morning, the

Rental of the week: somewhere on Bathurst 2019-11-13 02:00:00I’m not a carpenter or a construction worker, so I don’t have a lot of knowledge about building things. That being said, I’m pretty


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