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Wed, 22 May 2019 15:31:25 EDT
Father makes emotional appeal after son's brain punctured by skier
The father of a 13-year-old North Vancouver skier who suffered a serious brain injury on Grouse Mountain makes an emotional appeal for the person responsible to come forward.

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:45:26 EDT
Conservative leader presents party's plan to fight 'evil scourge' of human trafficking
Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising funding for police, survivor services and public awareness to combat human trafficking.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:53:01 EDT
UN human rights observers warn Quebec about secularism bill
High-ranking human rights monitors with the United Nations are concerned the Quebec government will violate fundamental freedoms if it moves ahead with legislation to limit where religious symbols can...

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:27:01 EDT
WestJet pilot's eyes burned by laser on flight from Newfoundland to Florida
A WestJet pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials says.

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:22:03 EDT
Pink cocoa creators want treat recognized as new chocolate
A mysterious pink-hued treat made from cocoa beans is officially debuting in North America this week. But don't call it chocolate just yet.

Canadian World News

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:11:44 EDT
'There's a lot of anxiety': Author and activist Arundhati Roy on what's terrifying her about India's election
The CBC's Nahlah Ayed speaks to author and political activist Arundhati Roy on the eve of India's election results.

Wed, 22 May 2019 14:48:01 EDT
Sea levels could rise by up to 2 metres by 2100, new study finds
Sea levels could rise by as much as two metres by 2100 in a worst-case scenario involving melting ice caps and high CO2 emissions, new research suggests.

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:37:08 EDT
N.Y. passes legislation that could put Trump's tax returns in Congress's hands
New York lawmakers give final passage to legislation that would allow U.S. President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from get...

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:29:49 EDT
Lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels charged with defrauding her
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, has been charged with ripping her off. ...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:46:35 EDT
How Modi's populist message could win the Indian PM a second term
Over the last five years, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been seen both as an incorruptible champion of the masses and the “divider in chief.”

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:23:37 EDT
[EN IMAGES] Un « massacre » évité à Québec
Au moins 12 personnes ont été blessées lorsqu’un véhicule a percuté violemment un immeuble sur le boulevard Charest, mercredi midi.

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:02:40 EDT
Membres de cartels en liberté: inquiétant et troublant, dit la ministre Guilbault
«L’assouplissement des règles par le gouvernement fédéral a fait en sorte que des narcotrafiquants peuvent entrer aisément au Canada», dit Guilbault.

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:46:50 EDT
Legault rencontre le principal conseiller en énergie de Trump
François Legault a rencontré le principal conseiller du président Trump en matière d’énergie, Wells Griffith, une première selon son cabinet.

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:21:05 EDT
Une perte de maitrise mortelle dans le parc national de la Mauricie
Un motocycliste d’une soixantaine d’années est mort mercredi après-midi après avoir fait une sortie de route dans le Parc national de la Mauricie.

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:44:38 EDT
Un motocycliste intercepté à grande vitesse écope de 2500$ d'amendes
Un motocycliste devra payer des amendes totalisant 2513$ pour une balade avec son engin.

Regina Leader-Post

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:56:53 +0000
McNuggets: Saskatchewan Roughriders welcome labour peace in CFL
There will be labour peace in the CFL for three years after the latest collective bargaining agreement was ratified.

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:16:16 +0000
Foreign minister visits Evraz to tout steel deal
Nothing seemed to dampen the celebrations in Regina, not even "unfair" anti-dumping duties that continue to weigh on the company's exports to the U.S.

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:07:33 +0000
Regina Pats excited to hold first spring camp since 2016
After a two-year hiatus, the Regina Pats are bringing back their spring camp this weekend for prospects from the past two bantam drafts.

Wed, 22 May 2019 22:50:41 +0000
'That's Possible:' High school theatre program breaks barriers
That's Possible Theatre has been a positive force at Michael A. Riffel High School, says Arts Education teacher Jaclyn Kilkenny.

Wed, 22 May 2019 22:27:03 +0000
Five reported shootings in one night leave three people injured in Regina
"These individuals, they just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time and were walking down the street when this occurred."

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, 22 May 2019 16:28:00 -0700
Man sentenced to 240 days for Christmas morning gift theft
A 20-year-old man who broke into a Nanaimo home and stole presents from under the Christmas tree as the family slept has been sentenced to nearly eight months in jail. Justin Redmond Feusse pleaded guilty to breaking into a home on Stonewater Dri...

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:55:00 -0700
Man, 23, dies of injuries after ATV crash near Nanaimo
A 23-year-old man is dead following an ATV crash near Nanaimo on the weekend. RCMP and paramedics responded to a report of a crash and a man with life-threatening injuries about 2 a.m. Sunday. The crash took place along a logging road, about half...

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:22:28 -0700
Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally
LOS ANGELES — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.The U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday the indictment charges Mark Domingo with providing material support to t...

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:15:55 -0700
Eight confirmed cases of scabies at Winnipeg long-term care centre
WINNIPEG — One of Manitoba's largest rehabilitation and long-term care centres for seniors has declared a scabies outbreak.The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says there are eight confirmed cases among residents at Deer Lodge Centre in Winnipeg....

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:01:56 -0700
US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said Wednesday.The officials said no fi...

Toronto Star

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:34:00 EDT
Ontario government slashes funding to children’s aid societies
Advocates raise fears that cuts will put already vulnerable children at increased risk.

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:54:18 EDT
Ford government working with lobbyists to promote corner store beer and wine
Tories have been co-ordinating efforts with the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, the Retail Council of Canada, and other groups.

Wed, 22 May 2019 19:25:20 EDT
Ford’s Toronto riding among those facing deepest child care cuts, city says
Child care advocates and local politicians are urging parents to press Ford and his 10 Toronto MPPs to reverse “devastating” provincial cuts.

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:41:17 EDT
Toronto cop pleads guilty to police misconduct over assault on Black man a judge called a ‘shocking violation’
Const. Joseph Dropuljic was earlier given a conditional discharge for criminal assault over the November 2015 incident. At Wednesday’s disciplinary tribunal, a police prosecutor asked for a penalty of nine days lost pay for professional misconduct....

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:08:20 EDT
Senior Canadians saddled with larger debt loads, report shows
Helping their kids and the high cost of housing are likely factors in more older mortgage holders.

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, 23 May 2019 00:33:13 +0000
Teenage robber pointed replica gun in two hold ups, say Windsor police
A 16-year-old male is facing charges after he allegedly used a replica pistol in two gunpoint robberies near the university on Tuesday afternoon. Windsor police arrested the suspect within 30 minutes of the incidents.

Thu, 23 May 2019 00:29:00 +0000
Jarvis: How not to work with people
Just like that, less than six months into this seemingly enlightened new council’s term, the city has hurled itself headlong into an ugly scrap with local business owners in the core. The downtown, Wyandotte Street and Erie Street business impr...

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:45:56 +0000
Bears Performance racing into a bright future
On any given summer weekend, there’s a bit of the Windsor area hurtling down drag strips across North America. From the weekend warriors’ circuits right up to the professionals competing in the world’s premier drag-racing series, the National H...

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:41:49 +0000
Former Downtown BIA boss now vice-chair of Wyandotte Town Centre BIA
The ousted former chair of the Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association has moved a few blocks east. Larry Horwitz was elected Tuesday night as the vice-chair of the Wyandotte Town Centre BIA. “I’m going to fight really hard for the Wyan...

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:31:06 +0000
Windsor parent outraged after teen attacked in Tecumseh
The incident was recorded on a short cellphone video that was shared on social media: Two teenage girls throw another girl — Stefanie LaRocque's daughter — to the ground, then hammer her with their fists and stomp her with their feet.

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