Canadian News Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:45:18 EDTAlberta government joins B.C. lawsuit to recover costs related to opioid crisis
The Government of Alberta is going to sign on to a class action lawsuit filed by the British Columbia government to recoup the costs of fighting the opioid crisis from opioid manufacturers and distri...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:00:00 EDTIt's no secret that Alberta and Quebec have a strained relationship — but Vote Compass shows the stark divide
The latest results from Vote Compass — an online questionnaire developed by political scientists that lets you explore how your views align with those of the major parties — show Alberta (and...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:14:44 EDTHome sales continue to rise after record low early this year, CREA reports
The Canadian Real Estate Association says the number of home sales in September rose 15.5 per cent compared with a year ago, as sales in the country's big cities climbed higher.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:00:00 EDTManitobans help each other after storm leaves thousands without power
Stories of neighbours helping one another are emerging after a pummeling snowstorm snapped thousands of trees and pulverized the electricity network that connects southern Manitoba.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:56:40 EDTSingh says abolishing the Senate would see Canadians better represented
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says following through on his party's long-standing pledge to abolish the Senate would give Canadians better representation.
Canadian World News Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:27:21 EDTTurkey may be held responsible for war crimes over executions in Syria, UN warns
As Syrian forces push further into Kurdish-held territory, capturing the border town of Manbij, the United Nations is warning Turkey it could be held responsible for executions of captured Kurdish fi...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:57:30 EDTGM chief Mary Barra reportedly taking part in contract talks with UAW
General Motors Co. chief executive Mary Barra and president Mark Reuss reportedly took part in contract talks with the United Auto Workers union on Tuesday, as the strike of 48,000 U.S. hourly workers...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:44:56 EDTHunter Biden blasts Trump's 'ridiculous conspiracy idea' on Ukraine dealings
Hunter Biden is rejecting assertions he did anything wrong in engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China. The son of former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden spoke Tuesday in his first television inter...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:27:11 EDT13 women arrested for protesting in India-administered Kashmir
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrested 13 women for holding an anti-India protest and two suspected militants shot and killed a truck driver near an apple orchard where he had picked up fruit ...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:05:14 EDTEngland players taunted with Nazi salutes, monkey noises; UEFA president calls for 'war on the racists'
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin urged governments to escalate the "war on the racists" to help soccer authorities eliminate it from stadiums after England players faced abuse in Bulgaria.
Journal de Quebec (fr) Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:05:50 EDTFemme brûlée vive à Québec: bref passage de l’ex-mari en cour
L’homme accusé d’avoir allumé un feu sur son ancienne conjointe en août dernier restera détenu au moins jusqu’au 13 novembre prochain.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:48:04 EDTLa thérapie pour un ado dépendant à un jeu vidéo
Un adolescent qui a déjà fouillé dans les plafonds suspendus de sa maison à la recherche de sa console cachée par son père terminera bientôt une thérapie fermée pour sa dépendance au jeu vidéo Fortnite.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:26:12 EDTAndrew Scheer promet de réaliser le tramway à Québec et accuse Jean-Yves Duclos de mentir
De passage à Québec, mardi, le chef conservateur a confirmé qu’il maintiendra l’aide financière fédérale de 1,2 milliard $ pour le projet de tramway.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:11:16 EDTChantier Davie: Blanchet plaide pour un gouvernement minoritaire
Yves-François Blanchet affirme qu'il s'agirait du scénario idéal pour «réparer l’injustice» subie depuis des années par la Davie.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:58:20 EDTRendez-vous express pour obtenir une prescription pour des antidépresseurs: à peine 2 min 45 s pour des anxiolytiques
Il faut moins de trois minutes pour obtenir des anxiolytiques, des médicaments pour traiter l’anxiété, dans une clinique sans rendez-vous de Montréal.
Regina Leader-Post Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:16:59 +0000Chiefs push for Indigenous turnout in Scheer's riding, but disenchantment reigns
First Nations leaders say Indigenous turnout can change the tide in a handful of ridings across the province, but many of their people seem disillusioned and uninterested in the federal campaign.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:00:51 +0000Opinion: Will solar be part of 'Powering the Future'?
"We believe residential solar and net metering are part of a solution for powering the future, not part of the problem."Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:00:31 +0000Regina Pats' Robbie Holmes refuses to wave the white flag
The Regina Pats are trying to stay positive after they played two of their best games of the season on the weekend — and still lost.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:00:28 +0000Vanstone: Roughriders still need Stamp of excellence
In a season of progress for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, they have yet to demonstrate that they can defeat the powerful Calgary Stampeders.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:00:26 +0000Fajardo finds bright side to having truck broken into
Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo is hopeful whoever broke into his truck ended up with a hot meal.
The Province Mon, 18 Jul 2016 21:43:05 ZAdvocates 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 ZDemand 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 ZVancouver'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 ZSmyth: 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 ZEleven 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 Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:49:05 -0700Deputies ask man to quit calling about his stolen marijuana
DADE CITY, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man repeatedly called 911 to report that his roommate had stolen his marijuana.A deputy for the Pasco County Sheriff's Office posted a Twitter response to the man's calls Saturday night: Stop calling.Depu...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:45:18 -0700Vancouver police charge man with break and enter, arson in university fire
VANCOUVER — Police say a 40-year-old man from Vancouver has been charged in an alleged arson that damaged an art and design university earlier this month.The Vancouver Police Department says Nathan MacLeod was arrested on Friday and remanded into c...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:29:54 -0700ABC apologizes for video wrongly said to be from Syria
NEW YORK — ABC News is apologizing for airing a video that it said depicted a Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria, but instead was taken at a military gun demonstration in Kentucky.The brief footage was aired on "World News Tonight" Sunday and "Good M...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:04:10 -0700AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday.No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No....Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:02:42 -0700Explosive device blows up at Montana school, no injuries
HELENA, Mont. — An improvised explosive device blew up in an elementary school playground in Helena on Tuesday just before classes began, authorities said, causing no injuries but leaving investigators to puzzle over what was behind the explosion i...
Toronto Star Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:18:06 EDTOntario high school teachers to hold strike votes
Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation says the move is prompted by “months of delays and inaction” by the Ford government.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:00 EDTNorth Scarborough getting shortchanged by city despite high need, report shows
Area has some of the city’s poorest neighbourhoods, but they’re not benefitting from additional funding available to other disadvantaged communities.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:02:03 EDT‘Right this wrong’: Eugene Levy urges Ontario to help families of adults with autism
The families took legal action after being cut off of “court-ordered” autism services that they had been receiving for more than 15 years. Levy’s cousin Michael is one of the nine people hurt by the funding change.Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:00:00 EDTSnakes, rats, bedbugs, abuse. Complaints filed by Mexican migrant workers expose underside of Canada’s seasonal agriculture program
Mexican migrant workers are often reluctant to report problems they face on Canadian farms. When they do, those complaints are rarely shared with the Canadian government.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:50:04 EDTJoyriding 13-year-old collides with fuel truck at North York intersection, passenger seriously hurt
They collided with a fuel truck at Finch Avenue West and Dufferin Street, sending the teenage passenger to hospital, police say.
Vancouver Sun Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 ZMore 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 ZB.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 ZMost 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 ZCanucks 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 ZPhotos: Top images from around the globe
View the best photographs from hot spots around the world.
Windsor Star Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:37:54 +0000Gun call on Drouillard Road leads to arrest, firearm seizure
Keyshawn Commissiong, 19, who has ties to the Greater Toronto Area, was arrested early Sunday at a business in the 1600 block of Drouillard Road. Windsor police say he was carrying a loaded handgun.Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:00:01 +0000Reader letter: This election, let's stick to policies, not personal attacks
Regarding the recent postings of Justin Trudeau in blackface from over 20 years ago; I find that I am much more offended and disgusted by the people who spent their time and energy digging up these photos than I am about what Mr. Trudeau did. These p...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 03:24:19 +0000PHOTOS: Lions 22, Packers 23
With the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers slugging it out to the very end on Monday night, with the Packers finally hitting the winning field goal with zero time on the clock, here are some photos of the action from Lambeau Field:Tue, 15 Oct 2019 02:41:51 +0000Friend mourns death of former teammate, 1 of 3 Windsor students killed in crash
A former teammate of Tanveer Singh, one of three Windsor students killed in a single-vehicle collision near Petrolia earlier this month, described his friend as a hard-working student with a natural gift for cricket which they played together in Jala...Tue, 15 Oct 2019 01:59:00 +0000Justin Trudeau warns against Conservative cuts on second election visit to Windsor
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau focused on NAFTA and stopping Conservative cuts during his second election visit to Windsor Monday. “The only way to stop these Conservative cuts is to vote Liberal because just like the NDP couldn’t stop (fo...