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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:27:34 EDT
Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks
Senators have voted to pass the federal government's bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal cannabis market within eight to 1...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:59:27 EDT
Wettlaufer inquiry to hear from London, Ont., long-term care home administrator
Elizabeth Wettlaufer worked at Meadow Park Long-Term Care in London, Ont., for only five months, but killed one resident. The home knew Wettlaufer had been fired from her previous job for a medication...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:00:00 EDT
'Go directly to jail': Deadly-speed debate tests limits of law
If you've never held a gun or brandished a knife, it's hard to imagine the thought process behind an allegation of murder or aggravated assault. Not so for vehicular offences — in a country where mo...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:07:46 EDT
Closely watched Alberta gay-straight alliance challenge fills courtroom
A big crowd showed up Wednesday morning for the first court challenge to an Alberta law barring schools from telling parents if their children join a gay-straight alliance.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:24:43 EDT
Federal, Indigenous officials begin finalizing proposed languages act
The federal government is one step closer to creating a national Indigenous Languages Revitalization Act after government and Indigenous officials met in Yellowknife on Tuesday.

Canadian World News

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:58:00 EDT
Trump signs order stopping family separation after outcry
Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the bor...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:47:16 EDT
What's real, and what's not, about the U.S. border crisis
Thousands of children split from their families at the U.S. southern border are being held in government-run facilities. A look at how the situation developed, what's real and what's not. ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:30:25 EDT
More documents from Panama Papers law firm leak out, exposing its panic
More private documents from the Panamanian law firm at the centre of one of the biggest-ever leaks of financial records have been exposed, showing how enraged its clients were, global media outlets ar...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:12:53 EDT
Hungary passes so-called 'Stop Soros' bill to criminalize helping illegal aliens
Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalizes some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for ac...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:01:30 EDT
World expresses outrage at Trump policy on separating migrant families
Outrage continued to grow around the world Wednesday over the Trump administration's short-lived policy of separating migrant parents from children, including infants, at the U.S. southern border. Her...

Edmonton Sun Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:36:38 MDT
Conservative candidate poised to replace Rona Ambrose in Sturgeon River-Parkland
Rona Ambrose's former riding remains staunchly Conservative after a Monday byelection that saw the Tory candidate romp to victory.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:54 MDT
School requests proof of baptism from defeated Catholic trustee candidate [Video]
A Catholic school trustee candidate who lost in last week's civic election is questioning why the school her children have attended for six years asked to see her baptismal certificate.Mom-of-three Kristin Heimbecker said Monday she's worried her chi...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:27:04 MDT
Father of missing Texas girl charged with first-degree felony
The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators’ questions about his daughter’s disappearance.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:37:03 MDT
Health leaders urge Albertans to get vaccinated as free flu clinics open [Video]
The Alberta government launched its annual influenza immunization program to the public Monday in the hopes of seeing a significant uptick in participation this season.The province spent $12.1 million this year to obtain 1.6 million doses, which woul...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:21:23 MDT
Family gets keys to Habitat for Humanity home backed by former U.S. president Jimmy Carter [Video]
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Edmonton in July, joining hundreds of volunteers who devoted their time and effort to help build affordable housing in Alberta’s capital city.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:27:56 EDT
Cannabis: au Québec, ce sera «zéro plant» rappelle le gouvernement Couillard
Malgré l’adoption finale mardi, de la loi fédérale sur la légalisation du cannabis qui autorise la culture d’un maximum de quatre plants à la maison, au Québec, ce sera «zéro plant», rappelle la ministre Lucie Charlebois.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:00:00 EDT
Labeaume hors contrôle
Départ de son bras droit dans la tourmente, avalanche de plaintes sur la gestion des déchets, imbroglios impliquant le directeur des grands projets: ça craque de partout à l’hôtel de ville de Québec, où le maire n’a jamais paru aussi peu e...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:31:12 EDT
Blaxton de Lévis: il démissionne et menace de mort d'anciens collègues
Un homme de 33 ans de Québec comparaîtra ce mercredi, au palais de justice de Québec, pour menace de mort et méfait.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:07:51 EDT
FEQ: le spectacle «La musique de Stone : Hommage à Plamondon» sera sur les Plaines le 10 juillet
Le décompte est commencé pour le Festival d’été. À deux semaines de son coup d’envoi, le FEQ levait le voile mercredi sur deux spectacles concepts, soit la carte blanche de Patrice Michaud sur les Plaines et les artistes qui seront sur scèn...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:41:59 EDT
Résidence pour toxicomanes: «On ne vous laissera pas à la rue», déclare la ministre Lucie Charlebois
La ministre Lucie Charlebois promet qu’elle n’abandonnera personne si la résidence pour toxicomanes L’Appart ferme ses portes faute de financement.

London Free Press

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:12:04 EDT
Fanshawe exhibit explores women's work in Victorian era
In the 19th century, a lady’s calling card was, well, her calling card. These perfumed rectangles of paper could convey many messages to the gentleman who received one, depending on which corner was folded down and the French abbreviations she fest...

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:27:26 EDT
Tenant describes panicked calls from accused in London townhouse arson
The tenant of a south London townhouse destroyed by an explosion in 2014 said in court Monday that she received a panicked call from a man charged with arson and drug offences.

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:22:48 EDT
London police issue warnings ahead of St. Patrick’s Day Saturday
Police and students leaders are asking St. Patrick’s Day revellers to be on their best behavior as the dark memory of a destructive March 17 six years ago still lingers.

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:11:37 EDT
The London Free Press takes big step into digital future
The London Free Press is taking a big digital step forward — and we’re bringing our 160-year tradition of journalistic excellence with us.

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:41:37 EDT
Body of missing London man found in Lake Erie
Elgin OPP say a body recovered from Lake Erie Saturday is a man who had been previously reported missing to London police.

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:38:37 GMT
Frena Trump separación de familias
Trump firma orden ejecutiva para no separar a niños de padres migrantes detenidos y asegura que continuará política de "tolerancia cero".

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:28:29 GMT
Impone FIFA multa a FMF por grito
La FIFA multó a la FMF con poco más de 200 mil pesos por el grito que usó la afición mexicana ante seleccionado alemán.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:54:13 GMT
Llega triunfo para España
España sufre para vencer 1-0 a Irán y acaricia los Octavos de Final del Mundial en el Grupo B, donde se definirá todo el próximo lunes.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:07:12 GMT
Multa INE a partidos por afiliaciones
El INE sanciona a MC, Morena, PT, PRD y PES con multas que suman $1.2 millones por afiliar a ciudadanos sin su consentimiento.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:03:17 GMT
Arrestan a tres mexicanos en Rusia
Tres mexicanos fueron arrestados en Rusia por el delito de robo y ya reciben asesoría, dijo la Embajada Mexicana por medio de su portavoz.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:33:00 -0500
México condena cualquier trato inhumano a migrantes: Peña Nieto
El Mandatario mexicano condenó enérgicamente cualquier trato cruel e inhumano hacia los migrantes que se encuentran vulnerables, como las niñas y los niños

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:24:00 -0500
Celebra Cancillería decisión de EU de no separar familias migrantes
Videgaray precisó que el gobierno Mexicano continuará brindando apoyo consular a los menores en situación vulnerable

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:15:00 -0500
Niega PGR haber solicitado extradición de Karime Macías
Yunes Linares había informado que la Procuraduría, pidió a la cancillería solicitar al gobierno del Reino Unido iniciar dichos trámites para la detención de Macías Tobilla

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:43:00 -0500
Congreso pide a Peña dejar toda cooperación sobre seguridad con EU
Precisan que si toma dicha medida, el gobierno norte americano “estará muy preocupado”

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:42:00 -0500
Asesinan a director de Seguridad Pública en Zitlala, Guerrero
Alfredo Tlaltempa Palacios tenía un balazo en el tórax y otro en la cabeza; su cuerpo fue encontrado en la entrada principal del municipio

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:36:28 GMT
Frena Trump separación de familias
Trump firmó orden ejecutiva para no separar a niños de padres migrantes detenidos y aseguró que continuará política de 'tolerancia cero'.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:53:28 GMT
Llega primer triunfo de España
La Selección de España logró su primer triunfo en Rusia, al vencer 1-0 a Irán, equipo al que le anularon un gol tras la revisión del VAR.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:48:42 GMT
Rebasa Magna los $19 por litro en CDMX
El litro de gasolina Magna, que más se consume en el País, ya rebasó los $19 en las Delegaciones Miguel Hidalgo, BJ y Venustiano Carranza.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:21:16 GMT
Denuncian a Riquelme ante Fepade
Legisladores y candidatos del PAN denunciaron ante la Fepade al Gobernador de Coahuila por gastar 600 mdp en despensas para comprar votos.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:28:29 GMT
Impone FIFA multa a FMF por grito
FIFA multó a FMF con alrededor de 204 mil pesos por grito que usó afición mexicana en partido ante Alemania, el cual califica de homofóbico.

Mexico Star

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:05:18 GMT
Trump Renews Attacks on Media, Democrats Over Border Stance
U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Wednesday on the media and opposition Democrats for the way they are portraying his administration's policy to split up migrant families as they ille

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:07:24 GMT
Iran Signals Possible Compromise With Plan To Raise Oil Output
Iran has suggested it could be open to a compromise on a small rise in OPEC oil output after earlier rejecting a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase production in response to consumer conce

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:07:17 GMT
Iran Rejects Russian, Saudi Plan To Raise Oil Output, Rein In Prices
Iran has rejected a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase oil production at a meeting of the OPEC oil cartel this week in response to consumer disgruntlement with rising prices.'I don'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:05:24 GMT
US Governors Pull National Guard Over Immigration Policy
ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND - The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically s

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:05:20 GMT
Youngest Migrants Held in 'Tender Age' US Shelters
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three 'tender age'' shelters in South Te

Mexico Topix (usa)

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:42:17 GMT
Trump says 'getting there' in NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday progress was being made in slow-moving talks to update the NAFTA trade accord among the United States, Canada and Mexico, but he held out the prospect of creating bilateral pacts if a three-way deal could not be...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:37:58 GMT
Seismologists clarify Mexico soccer fans didn't cause quake
A reporter and fans are covered in foam during the celebration of Mexico's 2018 World Cup win over Germany at the Angel of Independence in Mexico City, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won it's first match against Germany 1-0.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:51:15 GMT
Mexico's Third Gender
In Tehuantepec, a town in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Lukas AvendaA o and fellow muxes live beyond the gender binary. A muxe is an individual assigned male at birth who behaves outside roles traditionally associated with masculinity.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:56:47 GMT
In Mexico, running for office can be a 'death sentence'
A vigilante stands guard during a meeting held by senate candidate Nestora Salgado in San Luis Acatlan, Mexico on May 20, 2018. ACAPULCO, Mexico: Running for office in Mexico is "practically a death sentence," says mayoral candidate Mario Alberto Cha...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:19:58 GMT
In Mexico, longtime foes 'AMLO' and elite getting pragmatic
On the campaign trail, presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has railed against a corrupt and "rapacious minority" of business executives who oppose him because they know they will have to "stop stealing" if he wins the July 1 electio...

Ottawa Sun

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:56:34 EDT
Trudeau peacekeeping pledge pitiful as troop deployment hits new low according to new U.N. data
The Trudeau Liberals may have promised to ramp up Canada’s involvement in peacekeeping, but new UN figures show that Canada had fewer peacekeepers deployed on missions in September than at any point in recent memory — including under the Harper C...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:26:26 EDT
Britain hands over Franklin Expedition wreckage to Canada
Britain says it will give Canada the two shipwrecks once commanded by John Franklin that lie at the heart of one of this country’s most compelling Arctic myths.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:03:22 EDT
Ontario Civil Liberties Association accuses Dalhousie of censorship over 'white fragility' investigation
A Canadian civil liberties group is accusing Dalhousie University of censoring the political expression of a student leader under investigation for her social media comments.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:46:06 EDT
Niqab will become bigger problem in years to come
The niqab conversation in Canada isn’t going away anytime soon. Don’t think that whatever happens with Quebec’s Bill 62, whether it lives or dies, is going to neatly solve the issue and put it to bed for good.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:27:48 EDT
Trudeau names ex-Ontario premier Bob Rae as special envoy to Myanmar
Former Ontario premier Bob Rae has been named a special envoy to Myanmar.

Regina Leader-Post

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:55:30 +0000
A parliamentary walkthrough: Roughriders hold annual light practice in Ottawa
Wednesday’s walkthrough drew a good-sized crowd of onlookers and a few members of Rider Nation dressed in their green and white jerseys. 

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:46:42 +0000
Rams' Cross disciplined for positive marijuana test
The University of Regina Rams’ Nick Cross has been stripped of two Canada West football honours due to a positive test for marijuana. Cross was named the conference’s rookie of the year and an all-star, but has now been replaced by two me...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:43:42 +0000
Saskatchewan Housing Corp. to implement no-smoking policy
"A no-smoking policy will provide tenants in SHC units with safer and healthier living environments.”

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:56 +0000
Payphone numbers paling, but still hanging on
"We've got caught up these days in all of this technology and think everybody has it — and everybody doesn't have it."

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:42 +0000
Mandryk: Understanding First Nations concerns comes from listening
If you do have a greater purpose in life than anonymous, thinly veiled, racist online comments, consider a public park's role in education.

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

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:14:28 -0700
Canadian steel not a national security threat on its own: US commerce secretary

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:01:35 -0700
Eva Longoria gives birth to first child, a son

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:58:18 -0700
Another honour for Viola Desmond: 'She would be humbled and overjoyed'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:29:31 -0700
Manitoba educational assistant sentenced to 3 1/5 years for sex with student

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:22:09 -0700
Video shows headless rattlesnake striking man

Toronto Star

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:47:31 EDT
U.S. Homeland Security drafting plan to end family separation, but unclear if Trump will support
It’s unclear whether the president is supportive of the measure. But Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was on her way to the White House to discuss it with the president’s team.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:33:55 EDT
Trudeau calls Trump’s policy of splitting up migrant families ‘wrong’
But the prime minister didn’t say whether he would suspend the agreement Canada has with America, which recognizes the U.S. as a “safe third country” to which Canada would turn back would-be refugee claimants.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:58:07 EDT
Renata Ford fights to stay out of jail at sentencing hearing for 2016 impaired driving charge
Crown asking for a 45-day sentence following her third conviction.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:41:30 EDT
Brampton sex assault suspect turns himself in after video released
He is accused of assaulting a woman as she walked with her child earlier this month.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:00:00 EDT
John Filion not seeking re-election to Toronto council
“It’s been 36 years and I think that’s long enough,” said Filion, who has no concrete plan for life after politics.

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

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:21 +0000
Here we go again, with no one to represent us in government
It looks like we should move to Chatham-Kent-Leamington, as they had the foresight to become recognized and are on the government list now.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:48:08 +0000
Singer Paul Anka, Lord of the Dance coming to Caesars Windsor
Caesars Windsor has announced schedule dates for another three shows led by legendary singer Paul Anka.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:21:24 +0000
OPP files nearly 700 charges against truck drivers during blitz
Nearly 700 charges were placed against transport truck drivers in a 24-hour blitz across the province last week conducted by Ontario Provincial Police.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:14:38 +0000
Trade war talk already hurting Windsor economy
North American auto companies have already advised Ottawa on the brewing trade war — now they’ll do the same for Washington. After suggesting what Canada should do about new American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, those same compani...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:00:21 +0000
The Sopranos: Windsor opera singers to find their true voice in Italy
Windsor singers Amelia Daigle and Erin Armstrong are off to Italy in July to fine-tune their true operatic voice.

Winnipeg Sun

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:27:04 CDT
Father of missing Texas girl charged with first-degree felony
The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators’ questions about his daughter’s disappearance.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:52:57 CDT
Lamont: Grits won’t woo independent MLAs
Manitoba’s new Liberal leader said he won’t add to his seat count by wooing one of the province’s two independent MLAs.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:17:14 CDT
Hotel association pursues pot sales
Manitobans could eventually buy legal marijuana along with their beer at some vendors, if a hotel association pitch succeeds.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:30:06 CDT
Police seek help to identify dead boy found on Texas beach
Police are asking the public to help identify a young boy whose body was found on a beach in Southeast Texas.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:12:05 CDT
On board for Uber
Uber announced more than 11,000 Manitobans are on board with its goal to offer rides in the province, just as the taxi industry vowed to lobby for strict rules to govern such companies.

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