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|Trudeau willing to take 'some punches' for work-life balance debate - Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
With his announcement that he will be taking the day off while in Japan to celebrate his wedding anniversary, Justin Trudeau seemed to be inviting those to criticize the move. But it may also be part of a strategy to provoke discussion on an issue that resonates with many Canadians
|CRTC pushes cable providers, public to tell all about new $25 basic TV packs - Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
The CRTC is calling on cable providers to publicly explain their $25 basic TV packages at hearings in September — but members of the public with something to say about the so-called "skinny" packages can weigh in online.
|Panama Papers confirm Canadian billionaire and university benefactor as mystery man in global bribery case - Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
He has hobnobbed with the Queen and Bill Clinton, donated a small fortune to Canadian universities, and glides effortlessly in the highest echelons of power. Now, the Panama Papers provide the closing chapter in a years-long corruption saga involving a Canadian tycoon.
|Where is Mira? A Syrian refugee's desperate search for 5-year-old niece - Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
A Syrian refugee in Ontario is pleading for help in finding her five-year-old niece, whom she has been desperately searching for since the little girl was on a boat that capsized off the coast of Libya in 2014.
|Real number of sex assault complaints in military higher than official figures, watchdog says - Tue, 24 May 2016 22:23:09 EDT|
The country's military ombudsman says Canadians are getting an incomplete picture of the problem of sexual assault and harassment in the Forces.
|Gord Downie's courage called a beacon that could raise awareness - Wed, 25 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
Tragically Hip frontman ?Gord Downie's resilience and openness about his terminal glioblastoma and his plans to tour could help to reduce stigma and improve awareness, some cancer experts say.
|Chris Hyndman's death 'shattered my life,' says Steven Sabados - Tue, 24 May 2016 19:01:00 EDT|
'It was a tragedy. I don't know what happened and I can't sort of pursue it,' Steven Sabados told CBC in his first TV news interview since the sudden death of his spouse and longtime TV co-host Chris Hyndman last summer.
|Egyptian man branded a terrorist has security certificate lifted by judge - Tue, 24 May 2016 18:14:19 EDT|
The Canadian government's designation of an Egyptian man as a threat to national security is unreasonable, a federal court judge has ruled.
|Uber introduces new plan to keep operating in Quebec - Tue, 24 May 2016 08:44:32 EDT|
The head of Uber's Quebec operations said the company is prepared to suspend its activities if the provincial government agrees to the terms of a new pilot project.
|Armed Forces member dies during training in New Brunswick - Tue, 24 May 2016 21:00:01 EDT|
A soldier from Base Gagetown died Tuesday after collapsing during physical training off the base.
|Teen's emaciated body looked mummified, paramedic tells murder trial - Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 EDT|
Alex Radita was "emaciated to the fact that he looked mummified," according to the testimony of a paramedic who was called to the Radita home in May 2013. The first-degree murder trial of Alex's parents began May 24.
|Abbotsford woman with child sex crime history arrested for probation breach - Tue, 24 May 2016 15:55:29 EDT|
Police in Abbotsford have arrested a woman with a history of sex offences against children for breaching a probation order forbidding her from using the internet.
|Mounties with body cameras to record use of force under interim policy - Tue, 24 May 2016 09:27:35 EDT|
Mounties wearing tiny video cameras must hit the record button when there is "a high likelihood" they'll use force against someone, says an interim RCMP policy on use of the devices.
|Courage: Canuck musicians, politicians tweet support for Gord Downie - Tue, 24 May 2016 18:51:59 EDT|
News that Gord Downie has been diagnosed with a terminal form of brain cancer has elicited a sea of support from fans across the country and around the world. Many prominent Canucks, from Justin Trudeau to the Trailer Park Boys, have weighed in with their support, memories and favourite Tragically Hip tunes.
|Amazing fossils found by ordinary people thrill scientists - Tue, 24 May 2016 05:00:00 EDT|
Amazing fossils of a new horned dinosaur, a flightless bird, a giant trilobite and an ancient reptile that lived long before the dinosaurs were all recent discoveries by ordinary people out for a walk – not paleontologists. Here's why they're a big deal for science.
|Toronto man killed in EgyptAir crash had surprised his sister in Paris, daughter says - Tue, 24 May 2016 07:26:00 -0400|
A Toronto man identified as the second Canadian who was aboard EgyptAir flight MS804 was in Paris to surprise his sister before heading to Cairo to visit more family, his daughter says.
|Sask. pair pleads not guilty in alleged plot to murder their spouses - Tue, 24 May 2016 22:07:00 -0400|
The father of an NHL player and his alleged lover have pleaded not guilty to charges that they plotted to murder their spouses in Saskatchewan.
|B.C. serial killer Cody Legebokoff to appeal convictions on four counts of murder - Wed, 25 May 2016 04:20:28 -0400|
A lawyer for a man convicted of murdering three women and a teenage girl in central British Columbia goes before the Court of Appeal today asking to overturn the convictions.
|Warm summer in the forecast for most Canadians - Wed, 25 May 2016 08:13:57 -0400|
The Weather Network is forecasting a warm summer for the majority of Canadians but warns that rainfall will be "highly variable," bringing rapidly developing electrical storms to certain areas at times.
|10 years for Ont. dad who hit toddler so hard he died - Wed, 25 May 2016 07:05:10 -0400|
An Ontario father who lost his temper and hit his toddler so hard the child died of his injuries has been sentenced to ten years in prison in a case a judge called 'tragic from every angle.'
|Firefighters from South Africa, U.S. to battle Fort McMurray blaze - Tue, 24 May 2016 15:51:00 -0400|
Officials say about 1,000 additional fire crews from across Canada, the United States and South Africa will be joining the fight this week against a massive wildfire near Fort McMurray.
|Canadian soldier dies during training in New Brunswick - Tue, 24 May 2016 22:21:00 -0400|
A Canadian soldier has died after collapsing during physical training in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
|Wanted: Cat lovers who can help solve Halifax's feral feline problem - Wed, 25 May 2016 08:36:08 -0400|
The City of Halifax is looking for a few good men or women to help address its problematic wild cat population.
|Accused in Bosma death planned to kill, burn human being: Crown - Tue, 24 May 2016 06:57:00 -0400|
Two accused killers planned for more than a year to steal a truck, abduct and kill its owner and burn the remains in an animal incinerator, the prosecution told a Hamilton jury on Tuesday.
|Verdict expected in Matthew de Grood trial - Wed, 25 May 2016 04:28:49 -0400|
A judge is to deliver his verdict today in the first-degree murder trial of Matthew de Grood, who is accused of stabbing five people to death at a Calgary house party. Both the defence and the Crown agree he was suffering from a mental disorder at the time.