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Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:01:38 EDT
Federal NDP leader Singh makes stop in Edmonton, party's lone Alberta riding
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh visited the party’s lone riding in Alberta on Saturday in an effort to build momentum in the province ahead of the fall election.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:34:37 EDT
Police investigate racist rant in Richmond, B.C., parking lot captured on video
Police are investigating a confrontation caught on video in a Richmond parking lot Friday afternoon, where a woman is shown swearing and yelling racial slurs over a parking dispute.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:26:00 EDT
Corn feast at Saskatoon Farmers' Market cancelled as 2019 tough year for producers
Producers praying for rain, warmer weather as the summer season starts sliding away.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:00:00 EDT
The girl from the orphanage: A Montreal nurse's quest to discover her past
Hannah Palmer's last memory of the Haitian orphanage before she was adopted was an older girl stealing her shoes. Now, 19 years later, she's trying to track her down.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:17:22 EDT
Laval MP Eva Nassif 'pushed out' by Liberal Party, riding president says
Laval's outgoing Liberal MP for the Vimy riding is throwing in the towel, opting to pull out of political life before the upcoming election this fall.

Canadian World News

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 06:05:08 EDT
G7 summit gets underway amid global trade uncertainty
Sunday's gathering in the French seaside resort of Biarritz comes on the heels of the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is hoping for a quick trade...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:29:32 EDT
Six people struck by lightning at PGA Tour Championship
Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. ...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:50:33 EDT
'It's sentimental': Titanic slowly disintegrates into ocean floor
Henrietta Mann, a retired Dalhousie University professor, predicts the ill-fated liner has another 25 years before it disintegrates. She made the comment after seeing the latest 4K images of the site ...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:40:33 EDT
Tropical storm Dorian forms in Atlantic, likely to strengthen
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:28:58 EDT
Britain sends third warship to Persian Gulf amid tensions with Iran
Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defence minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the region.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Incrédulité et scepticisme chez des ex-ministres des Transports
L’ex-ministre péquiste Guy Chevrette et d’autres anciens titulaires du portefeuille des Transports au Québec doutent de la pertinence du 3e lien entre Québec et Lévis. Certains sont même convaincus que le projet ne se réalisera jamais malgr...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:00:00 EDT
Codes partagés
Pendant mes vacances, j’ai lu avec plaisir une chronique de mon collègue Mathieu Bock-Côté faisant l’apologie des héros cinématographiques des années 80 et 90 interprétés par Chuck Norris ou Bruce Willis. J’ai aussi visité un porte-avi...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT
Près de 2800 élèves de plus pour la rentrée scolaire à Québec
Encore une fois cette année, les écoles de la région de Québec font le plein pour la rentrée : près de 2800 élèves de plus que l’an dernier prendront le chemin des classes au cours des prochains jours.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:52:12 EDT
Des touristes fraudeurs sévissent au Québec
Des scénarios bien rodés, des vêtements adaptés à la magouille et un pouvoir de persuasion hors du commun : des dizaines de Québécois ont été fraudés par des visiteurs étrangers mal intentionnés que la police a du mal à coincer.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:00:00 EDT
La foi comme esclavage
Tu as un problème avec la religion quand...

Regina Leader-Post

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:30:06 +0000
Vanstone: Riders predictably pounded punchless, pick-prone Redblacks
Despite a flawed performance, the Saskatchewan Roughriders were nonetheless able to squelch the visiting Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:16:26 +0000
Saskatchewan Roughriders ride turnovers to a 40-18 victory over Ottawa Redblacks
Roughriders roll into second half of 2019 CFL season on a five-game winning streak

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:52:15 +0000
Rick Hansen awards Mosaic Stadium gold rating on accessibility
"When he casts his view on our stadium and says that we've got a gold standard, we are very, very proud of that."

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:26:15 +0000
Police searching for suspect(s) involved in Friday night shooting
Regina police are asking for public assistance locating the suspect or suspects involved in a shooting that occurred Friday night. According to a police news release, officers were dispatched to an alleyway near Angus Street and 6th Avenue at around ...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:36:40 +0000
Fresh and Sweet owner says downtown construction hurting business
Beata Kowalski says the construction surrounding her downtown cafe is making her feel like a caged rat. 

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

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:05:03 -0700
A look at policy areas scrutinized by a new book on the Trudeau government
OTTAWA — A group of two dozen Canadian academics took a deep dive into the promises and policies of the Trudeau government as part of a new book that examines the prime minister's pledge-fulfilment record since the Liberals won power in 2015.The re...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:00:04 -0700
New book assesses Trudeau government's record of living up to pledges
OTTAWA — A new book arriving on the eve of the federal election campaign is offering policy geeks a comprehensive take on whether Justin Trudeau lived up to his 2015 vows.At the heart of the 237-page publication — the product of work from two doz...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:00:03 -0700
Study reveals new details of overseas Cold War intelligence effort by Canadians
OTTAWA — Canada enlisted citizens who travelled to Communist countries during the Cold War to gather needed intelligence — a shadowy element of a little-known government program detailed in a newly declassified history.Officials became sufficient...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:56:36 -0700
Trudeau and Trump hold face to face meeting on sidelines of G7 summit
BIARRITZ, France — Justin Trudeau met face-to-face with U.S. President Donald Trump today on the margins of the G7 summit in France, where the two were expected to discus trade and economic issues amid rising concerns about a possible global recess...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:06:44 -0700
No winning ticket for $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw.However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in British Columbia.The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Aug. 28 will be appro...

Toronto Star

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT
Meet the Edmonton couple who became the test case for new airline passenger rules. Advocates say cases like theirs are the new norm
When Chelsea Williamson and Sean Fitzpatrick’s honeymoon was delayed by a flight change, WestJet offered them less than what they were entitled to under new air passenger protection regulations. Williamson complained to the Canadian Transportation ...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT
Chantal Hébert: Trudeau is betting his activist agenda will draw votes
With the federal election less than two months away, the Liberals moved on two fronts this week to assert both their progressive credentials and their dominant place among the federal parties that so describe themselves, Chantal Hébert writes.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT
Canadian cannabis firms have developed a taste for edibles. Is the public hungry, too?
Cannabis-infused edibles are coming in the second wave of Canadian legalization and despite a high cost of entry, strict federal regulations and modest sales data from U.S. states, industry reps are excited about the sheer variety of products that ma...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is brushing up on his English, while the MLB and Toronto welcome the new star in Spanish
The Jays rookie only speaks Spanish on camera, but that hasn’t stopped him from starring in an Amex campaign. His marketability transcends language.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT
‘Majority or bust’: Scheer’s path to power gets murkier
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s decision this week to close the door on any co-operation with the Conservatives makes Scheer’s path to power more difficult to game out.

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

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:00:43 +0000
Guest column: Polio eradication at a crucial juncture
By Shiva Koushik POLIOMYELITIS was first described in 1789 as “debility of the lower extremities,” by British pediatrician and obstetrician Michael Underwood. Now, 230 years later, we are at the very final stages of eradicating the virus tha...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:00:40 +0000
Reader letter: Yes, people do care about libraries
Re: Main library branch in appalling condition, letter by Len Gasparini, Aug. 10 First, you need not boast about your literary accomplishments to give your opinion about the condition of Windsor’s downtown library. If you were just a boring middle-...

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000
Reader letter: The case of Kashmir — a nuclear flashpoint in the making
Kashmir is one of the most militarized areas and bloody occupations in the world — and one of the most ignored issues by the Western World. Yet Kashmir is a major bone of contention between two nuclear-armed countries: Pakistan and India. The India...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:17:53 +0000
Lancers like direction of program under new coach Circelli as OUA football season set to open
Jean-Paul Circelli makes no promises or predictions for his first season as head coach of the University of Windsor Lancers football program. With Windsor coming off back-to-back 1-7 campaigns, Circelli and the Lancers open OUA play against the York ...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:00:10 +0000
Guest column: No sense closing foot clinics without offering alternatives
Lloyd Brown-John Some may remember a ludicrous incident in June 2006 when local health unit officials poured bleach over egg salad sandwiches all because the eggs used had been boiled at home instead of in the Coach House at Willistead where the sand...

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