Canadian News Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 EDT5 things to watch for in the Liberal election budget today
With an election looming and the SNC-Lavalin scandal showing no signs of letting up, the Liberal government is expected to deliver a budget today that offers supports for seniors and skills training...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 EDTAs Liberals slip in key demographics, they hope the budget can stop the bleeding
The stakes are higher than usual for an election year budget, as the Liberals' electoral fortunes take a turn for the worse.
Fri, 8 Mar 2019 10:43:56 ESTThis family of five lives in a laundry room, a sign of Nunavut's housing crisis
Brenda Maniapik and her children are among the thousands of Nunavut residents living in overcrowded conditions.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:17:21 EDTBritish Airways plane makes emergency landing in St. John's
All 209 people on board landed safely early Tuesday morning.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 EDTHow tiny babies are revealing big clues of early life
UBC researchers are part of an international team that discovered a "staggering" amount of biological changes in a baby's first week of life, fuelling hope they can develop better survival strategies ...
Canadian World News Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 EDTDespite Trump's view, white nationalism is a growing threat, data shows
The White House is again grappling with questions about white supremacy in the wake of last week's massacre in New Zealand, with U.S. President Donald Trump denying that white nationalism is a growing...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:55:05 EDTPentagon sends Congress list of military projects that could be cut to fund Trump's wall
The U.S. Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress Monday as lawmakers tried to figure out which might be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:06:38 EDTHomes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees
Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flo...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:17:16 EDTScientists surprised to discover meteor exploded over Bering Sea in December
On Dec. 18, 2018, a large meteor streaked across the sky over the Bering Sea before exploding with 10 times the strength of the atom bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. But astronomers had n...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:36:19 EDTBrazil waives visa requirement for Canadians as part of bid to boost tourism
Canadians will no longer need a visa to visit Brazil, as the South American country tries to boost tourism.
Journal de Quebec (fr) Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EDTLegault doit rembourser les trop-perçus d’Hydro
Les Québécois demandent massivement à François Legault de rembourser les trop-perçus d’Hydro-Québec, comme il l’exigeait lui-même des libéraux lorsqu’il était dans l’opposition, révèle un sondage Léger.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EDTLe PLQ a réglé à l’amiable
Le Parti libéral du Québec a récemment réglé à l’amiable une poursuite de 12,2 millions $ intentée par un acheteur qui s’estimait lésé dans la vente du quartier général de la formation politique à Montréal.Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EDTQuébec veut ravoir l’argent des subventions à Téo Taxi
Québec est prêt à prendre les moyens qu’il faut pour récupérer l’argent des subventions de taxis électriques de Téo qui ont pris le chemin de l’Ontario le mois dernier, a appris Le Journal.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EDT160 M$ réclamés pour l’ajout de professionnels dans les écoles
Le gouvernement Legault doit investir au moins 160 millions $ pour que davantage de psychoéducateurs, orthophonistes, psychologues et autres professionnels soient présents dans les écoles québécoises pour répondre aux besoins des élèves.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:05:27 EDTLe joueur accusé de voies de fait
Un homme de 45 ans a été arrêté à Havre-Saint-Pierre pour avoir asséné un violent coup de poing à un arbitre durant une partie de hockey amateur.
Regina Leader-Post Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:03:52 +0000Vanstone: Humboldt Broncos' home playoff opener was something to savou
On Monday night, the Humboldt Broncos played their first home playoff game since the team's April 6 bus tragedy.Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:28:03 +0000Mental health advocates hopeful but wary that budget will fill big gaps
As the province looks set to announce more funding for mental health in Wednesday's budget, advocates are warning that it will take a lot to please them in light of major challengesTue, 19 Mar 2019 00:40:07 +0000Reality of rare non-playoff season hitting home for Regina Pats
It was a long season for the Regina Pats but it’s going to be an even longer off-season after missing the playoffs for the first time in six years.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:38:22 +0000Saskatchewan’s finance minister says budget will contain a small surplus
Finance Minister Donna Harpauer carried on the tradition of revealing in advance what shoes she will wear when the budget is released Wednesday. "Balanced shoe, balanced budget," she said.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:50:25 +0000Moose Jaw dance studio owner calls noise bylaw charges 'really silly'
The Moose Jaw dance studio drawing complaints from Canadian rock icon Burton Cummings has been charged with six noise bylaw violations.
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, 19 Mar 2019 01:15:04 -0700In the news today, March 19
Four stories in the news for Tuesday, March 19———BUDGET SETS LIBERAL STAGE FOR FALL ELECTIONThe Trudeau government will attempt to set the stage for this fall's election — and provide some distraction from the SNC-Lavalin affair — with toda...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00:04 -0700Budget to tout Liberal economic record, provide distraction from SNC furor
OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will attempt to set the stage for this fall's election — and provide some distraction from the SNC-Lavalin affair — with today's end-of-mandate budget touting the Liberals' economic record.The Liberal government'...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:07:57 -0700New rules likely coming but not to replay
DENVER — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer.Officiating is especially a hot topic around the league after a blown ...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:17:00 -0700Rape crisis centre stripped of funding for refusing to accept trans women
VANCOUVER — Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, Canada’s oldest rape crisis centre, has been stripped of city funding after refusing to rescind its policy of only serving female-born women.
In a statement, the organization said it is...Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:59:00 -0700Salmon-research team on Russian trawler has low catch
The Russian trawler that carried an international team of scientists on a month-long expedition in the Gulf of Alaska to investigate how Pacific salmon survive in the high seas has returned to Vancouver.
Expedition organizer Richard Beamish, emer...
Toronto Star Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:06:48 EDTHe died trying to tackle the New Zealand mosque shooter. His Canadian niece remembers him as kind, humble
With Chand Gul’s personal connection to the tragedy, the wider Muslim community in Edmonton says it has strongly felt the pain in the aftermath of the Christchurch attack — and its members are pushing for more resources for deradicalization. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:20:15 EDTSusan Delacourt: Trudeau’s damage-control plan is aimed at Liberal MPs
Disaffected Liberals — and former minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in particular — are clearly the top-of-mind concern for the prime minister in the new repair effort he’s launched, Susan Delacourt writes.Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:46:44 EDTEmma Teitel: Brian Mulroney should leave politics to the ‘little girls’ of the world who can handle it
The former PM went to bat for Ontario’s Francophone Affairs Minister Caroline Mulroney (a.k.a. his daughter), but used a patronizing and demeaning brand of sexism to do it. That doesn’t play anymore, writes Emma Teitel. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:27:43 EDTWhen it comes to paid sick days, one college giveth, another college taketh away
After the Ford government axed mandatory paid sick days, George Brown College decided to nix them too. Humber College made a point of keeping them.
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, 19 Mar 2019 01:59:10 +0000Developer hopes to start $100M project for former GM Trim site this fall
London-based developer Farhi Holdings is hoping to have shovels in the ground this fall on a $100-million project that would transform the 60-acre former GM Trim site from an industrial wasteland into 387 homes, a hotel and commercial space. “I...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:57:29 +0000Residents assail plan to 'cut down paradise to put up a parking lot'
The proposed expansion of a Tecumseh Road auto sales lot will harm a beautiful little residential enclave, a group of Rossini Boulevard neighbours said Monday night. They signed a petition and showed up at a meeting of council’s development and...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:39:38 +0000Local roundup: Amherstburg's DiPietro shares OHL award with 67's
Amherstburg’s Mikey DiPietro shared the Dave Pinkney Trophy with Ottawa 67’s teammate Cedrick Andrea as the duo combined to post the Ontario Hockey League’s lowest team goal-against average. The OHL announced the award on Monday as DiPietro, wh...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:21:35 +0000Photo: UWill Discover showcases research, ideas, inventions and creative activity
The annual UWill Discover conference kicked off at the University of Windsor on Monday. The campus-wide conference showcases research, ideas, inventions and creative activity from every department and faculty on campus. The four-day conference draws ...Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:18:41 +0000Youthful suspects sought in west end stabbing
Windsor police say four male suspects in a stabbing incident on California Avenue last week were described as looking like they're around 16 years old.