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|Canadians split 50/50 over pipeline debate: poll - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:01:30 EST|
There's no shortage of opinions on whether the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project should go ahead and the role provincial governments should play. Now there's statistical evidence that proves just how split opinions are.
|Karina Gould wants to save democracy from fake news. How? - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
In 2016, Western democracies awoke to an uncontrolled and potentially dangerous world of political disinformation, targeted ads, bots and foreign interference. How Justin Trudeau's government intends to respond to this new reality should become clearer this spring.
|December retail sales slide, ending three-month run of rises - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:11:18 EST|
A run of three straight months of increases in retail activity ended in December as sales were off by 0.8 per cent for the month, Statistics Canada says.
|'The system is full of holes': Experts say young foreign students left vulnerable by unregulated industry - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
Hundreds of thousands of international students are here from around the world and largely fending for themselves in a new country without adequate support from school boards, provincial governments and the federal government, industry experts say.
|Congratulations on Patrick Brown's candidacy, Kathleen Wynne: Opinion - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
After watching last week's debate, Brown decided that what the PCs needed was him: a guy accused of sexual and financial impropriety, of overseeing shady nomination practices and of inflating membership numbers to finally unite the party and defeat Premier Kathleen Wy—why are you laughing?
|Day 3: MMIWG national inquiry hearings continue in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:00:00 EST|
It's the third and final day of testimony at the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
|'All hands on deck': Nova Scotia's new physician recruiters playing catch-up - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:33 EST|
For five years in a row, Nova Scotia has seen more doctors leave than arrive. The pressure is on for a newly hired recruiting team to turn the loss into a positive, but the team has work to do to catch up with the rest of the country.
|'I've never seen anything quite like this': Canadian designers basking in Meghan Markle effect - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
Canadian fashion designers are benefiting from the so-called Markle effect, the term used to describe an instant spike in demand for clothing, jewelry and other items Meghan Markle wears since she and Prince Harry announced their engagement last November.
|Invasive bloody red shrimp found in Lake Superior - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:30:00 EST|
The bloody red shrimp, a potentially harmful invasive species, has been found for the first time in Lake Superior.
|Man convicted of attempted murder in B.C. invited to reception with Trudeau in India - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:46:27 EST|
Jaspal Atwal, a convicted former member of an illegal Sikh separatist group, was invited to dine with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a formal event hosted by the Canadian High Commissioner Thursday in Delhi.
|Why politics is driving a new wave of protectionism: Don Pittis - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
Economics likes to claim free trade is bias-free and rational. But a growing wave of global protectionism reveals trade arguments are always political.
|Mother lost grip on toddler as she tried to escape van caught in Ontario flooding - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:13:10 EST|
Heavy rains and a deep thaw have caused flooding and high water along rivers and streams across southern Ontario, prompting a state of emergency in Brantford, Ont., and a search for a missing child after a van was swept into a river in Orangeville.
|6 reasons doctors say to reconsider colon cleanses - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST|
Former customers of two colon cleansing services in Thunder Bay, Ont. are getting tested for HIV and Hepatitis B and C after complaints of poor hygiene practices at the businesses. Health experts says there is no scientific evidence to support such practices, and that they can be risky.
|CBC Radio personality Arthur Black dead at age 74 - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:04:02 EST|
Black died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
|Kent Hehr vows to continue as Calgary Centre MP - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:16:48 EST|
Having spent the past three weeks recovering at home after suffering a seizure, embattled Calgary Centre MP Kent Hehr says he used the time to reflect on the #MeToo movement and accusations that forced him to step down as minister of sport and persons with disabilities.
|Police search for Vancouver mom who didn't pick up kids from school - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:30:00 -0500|
Vancouver police are focusing on a park as they investigate the case of a missing woman who failed to pick up her children from school.
|Consortium aims to have Champlain Bridge built by December amid reports of delay - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:55:29 -0500|
The consortium building the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal says it is aiming to have the structure ready as planned by the end of 2018.
|Fire marshal releases cause of fatal Pubnico Head fire that killed four children - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:25:00 -0500|
Nova Scotia's fire marshal says his office must do a better job of letting the public know about the cause of fires like the one last month that claimed the lives of four children in rural Pubnico Head.
|Toronto amateur baseball coach charged with sex assault in historical case - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:45:00 -0500|
Police say an amateur baseball coach in Toronto is facing a number of sex-related charges in a historical case.
|Winnipeg jury deliberating for second day in Tina Fontaine murder trial - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:11:00 -0500|
Jurors have resumed deliberations at the trial of a man accused of killing a 15-year-old Manitoba girl and dumping her body in a river.
|Roasting for a cause: Alberta coffee startup aims to help first responders - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:38:00 -0500|
A southern Alberta woman is using her startup coffee business to cope with personal tragedy while also helping out the first responders in her area.
|Police say boy swept away in Ontario flood unlikely to have survived - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:18:00 -0500|
Police say they will continue looking for a missing toddler who was swept into floodwaters in southwestern Ontario yesterday, but say it is unlikely the boy has survived.
|Edmonton mother 'not criminally responsible' for daughter’s stabbing death, defence argues - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:47:03 -0500|
An Edmonton mother has pleaded not guilty of killing her daughter in December 2016, with her defence team alleging she suffers from mental illness and should not be held criminally responsible.
|Technology gives a face to mother of baby found dead in Calgary on Christmas Eve - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:39:00 -0500|
Calgary police have released a high-tech image they say is a likeness of the mother of a baby found dead in a dumpster on Christmas Eve. They have also released a sketch of the baby.
|'They had no right': Therapy cat seized from dementia patient, replaced with stuffed animal - Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:58:11 -0500|
A 66-year-old woman with dementia says she’s devastated after her therapy cat was taken from her and replaced with a robotic stuffed animal by staff at the care home she resides in.