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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT
Supreme Court to rule on privacy rights vs. child protection in online luring case
The Supreme Court of Canada rules today on an internet child luring case that could have a major impact on how police conduct sting operations.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT
Doug Ford's beer promise could create hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties
Ontario taxpayers face footing the bill for hundred of millions of dollars in penalties if Premier Doug Ford forges ahead with his plan to allow convenience stores to sell beer. 

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT
Revenu Quebec number connects callers to 'hottest chat line in town'
A toll-free help line number provided by Revenu Quebec actually connects callers to a chat line for singles.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:59:09 EDT
Ottawa fighting First Nation groups over compensation for child welfare discrimination
The federal government is battling First Nations organizations before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to avoid compensating First Nation children who went through the on-reserve child welfare syste...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:00:00 EDT
It's now Jason Kenney's turn to deliver on jobs, pipelines and a better economy
For weeks, Jason Kenney framed Alberta's election around three key issues: jobs, pipelines and the economy. With his United Conservative Party soon to take charge, people are looking to him to fulfi...

Canadian World News

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 05:52:40 EDT
Redacted Mueller report into Trump to be released today
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller — but not before U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:51:26 EDT
North Korea reportedly tests new guided tactical weapon
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News Agency.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:10:30 EDT
France to hold daylong tribute to Notre-Dame firefighters
France is paying a daylong tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre-Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from encroaching flames. ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:47:43 EDT
Dozens dead in tourist bus crash in Portugal
At least 29 people were reported killed and 28 injured after a tourist bus overturned in a coastal town on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Wednesday.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:18:44 EDT
Strong earthquake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital
A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weather Bureau, causing scattered light damage in the capital and along the east coast...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Pierre Fitzgibbon et Guy LeBlanc: ils brassaient des affaires encore au début du mois
Des liens étroits unissent le nouveau PDG d’IQ et son patron, le ministre Pierre Fitzgibbon.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:53:17 EDT
Le pont fermé en raison d’un trou dans la chaussée
Un nouveau trou s’est formé dans la chaussée du pont de l’Île-d’Orléans à la suite du bris d’un joint de dilatation, ce qui a forcé sa fermeture complète pendant une heure, mardi soir.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:50:16 EDT
Inondations: état d’alerte dans plusieurs régions
Avec le redoux et les fortes pluies attendues, tous les ingrédients sont réunis pour que plusieurs régions du Québec connaissent des crues importantes ces prochains jours, ce qui force les autorités à se mettre sur un pied d’alerte et à se p...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:02:26 EDT
L’étude sur le métro sera confiée à l’externe
L’étude comparative sur un métro et un tramway, promise à contrecœur par la Ville de Québec, sera réalisée par une firme externe, a confirmé le président du RTC Rémy Normand, mercredi.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Trop de résidences de tourisme à Percé
La Ville de Percé n’accordera plus aucun nouveau permis pour des résidences de tourisme saisonnier, afin que les nouveaux arrivants puissent avoir accès à ce genre de propriété.

Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:23:56 +0000
Spokane Chiefs' Riley Woods looking to topple Vancouver Giants
Riley Woods is embracing the underdog role as the Spokane Chiefs prepare to open a best-of-seven Western Conference final on Friday against the Vancouver Giants.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:58:54 +0000
Saskatchewan Roughriders sign quarterback Isaac Harker
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed quarterback Isaac Harker, who starred last season for the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:47:54 +0000
Four arrested after SWAT team called to Washington Park neighbourhood
Regina police have arrested four suspects following an investigation involving multiple units of the police service.  According to a police news release, patrol officers and detectives alongside members of the special weapons and tactics unit and th...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:01:20 +0000
Indigenous leader blames bureaucracy for child welfare 'crisis'
FSIN vice chief David Pratt accused the province of dragging its heels over child welfare reform to protect the jobs of social workers

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:30:55 +0000
Moe open to joining forces with Alberta on threatened equalization vote
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said Jason Kenney's election victory sends a signal that Justin Trudeau would be wise to heed

The Province

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:43:05 Z
Advocates call for minority judges as figures show 'judiciary of whiteness'
HALIFAX — A study showing a dearth of minority judges in Canada has advocates suggesting the country must seize a unique opportunity to increase racial diversity in a “judiciary of whiteness.” “After many years of saying this ...

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:05:42 Z
Demand for driver’s licences decreasing among B.C.’s young people
We analyzed the numbers to see the effects of the province's graduated licensing program.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:48:10 Z
Vancouver's proposal to tax vacant homes being taken seriously, province vows
B.C.’s finance minister says the provincial government is taking a City of Vancouver proposal to impose a tax on vacant homes seriously, despite the province’s general reluctance to seek solutions to the region’s housing affordabili...

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:48:27 Z
Smyth: Clark, Horgan face political showdown over $15 minimum wage
Spurred on by a poll showing three-quarters of British Columbians supporting a heightened minimum wage, John Horgan looks to be gambling that Justin Trudeau's left-ward shift is the way to electoral victory.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:05:53 Z
Eleven Zika cases confirmed in B.C., including four pregnant women
Eleven B.C. residents have acquired travel-related Zika virus in the seven months since public health officials started testing for the mosquito-borne virus.

Times Colonist

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:09:28 -0700
Naked toddler near IHOP leads to arrest of passed out adults
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Employees of a Florida IHOP were headed to work early Friday when they found a naked toddler wandering the restaurant's parking lot. They then found the toddler's mom and the mom's fiance passed out in a nearby van.Panama City p...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:53:23 -0700
France to hold daylong tribute to Notre Dame firefighters
PARIS — France is paying a daylong tribute Thursday to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from encroaching flames.French President Emmanuel Macron will host the ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:29:11 -0700
Strong quake hits east Taiwan, rattles buildings in capital
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weather Bureau. TV footage showed at least one landslide but there were no immediate reports of major damage or inju...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:02:00 -0700
NDP nomination for Victoria riding goes to Coun. Laurel Collins
Victoria Coun. Laurel Collins has won the NDP nomination in the Victoria riding for this fall’s federal election. Collins defeated political scientist Sabina Singh in a vote at Alix Goolden Hall Wednesday night. The nomination meeting was tri...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:54:08 -0700
Gunmen kill 14 passengers on bus in southwestern Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan — Gunmen ambushed a bus and killed 14 passengers after going through their ID cards and forcing them out on a highway in a remote area of southwestern Pakistan before dawn Thursday, officials said.No group immediately claimed respo...

Toronto Star

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:31:00 EDT
Durham police in turmoil, watchdog called in after three veteran officers file complaints about chief and his brass
Solicitor General has asked the Ontario Civilian Police Commission to review the explosive claims. Lawyer for police leadership denies the accusations from a ‘handful of disgruntled individuals.’

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:40:00 EDT
Chantal Hébert: Alberta election signals volatile times in Canadian politics
Seven premiers have led their parties to defeat since Justin Trudeau became prime minister. That’s a trend the ruling federal Liberals might have to keep in mind as they look to their own re-election bid this fall, Chantal Hébert writes.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:01:00 EDT
Bruce Arthur: Better is not good enough for Leafs as mistakes catch up to them in Game 4 loss
Bruins break up big line, and their stars combine for three goals.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:59:29 EDT
NDP revives Tory bill curbing taxpayer-funded partisan ads in bid to embarrass Ford government
In 2015, the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne watered down legislation which had been implemented by her predecessor, Dalton McGuinty. Since then, the auditor general has complained that her office is no longer empowered to look at taxpayer-funde...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:54:00 EDT
Toronto has the world’s 12th most expensive housing market, report says
CBRE named Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai as the three most expensive cities. The top city in Canada was Vancouver at number four, while Montreal ranked 25th.

Vancouver Sun

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 Z
More gun violence in Surrey; murder in Burnaby
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:08:34 Z
B.C. nurses' college warns about helping in assisted-dying cases
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:24:06 Z
Most senior nursing homes miss Ministry of Health staffing guideline
The vast majority of government-funded long-term care homes for seniors in B.C. do not meet Ministry of Health staffing guidelines. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report released recently by the Office of the Seniors Advocat...

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:53:40 Z
Canucks a royal pain for California contenders, beat Kings 3-2
Now that the least is expected of them — or wanted from them, if you ask the draftists — the Vancouver Canucks have built their longest winning streak of the season. It began five days ago. It took the Canucks six months and 79 National H...

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:17:43 Z
Photos: Top images from around the globe
View the best photographs from hot spots around the world.

Windsor Star

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00:09 +0000
Comedy veteran Howie Mandel returns to Caesars Windsor July 21
"Political correctness is so over the top," says Howie Mandel, who will nevertheless be performing stand-up comedy at Caesars Windsor July 21. Mandel's previous visit to The Colosseum stage was in 2014.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:54:51 +0000
Ramsey continues push for national freshwater strategy
Essex MP Tracey Ramsey wants to lay down the law when it comes to the protection of our freshwater supply. The New Democrat took to LaSalle’s Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre Wednesday to detail her private member’s bill calling for a nation...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:48:23 +0000
Photo: Corpus Christi students clean up Coventry Gardens

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:36:34 +0000
Abbamania is coming to Windsor for a Hiatus House fundraiser
Dust off the bellbottoms and platforms. Abbamania, a tribute to the quintessential 1970s pop and disco band from Sweden, will perform in Windsor June 13. The performance is a fundraiser for Hiatus House, an emergency shelter for abused women and thei...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:31:50 +0000
Local homebuilders receive provincial customer service awards
Two Essex County homebuilders have received provincial awards for excellence in customer service. Tarion, the provincial regulator of Ontario’s new home building industry, announced its annual 2019 Homeowner’s Choice Awards on Wednesday. LaSalle...

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