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Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:55:20 EDT
Audrey and Rosalie Gagnon

Police are asking Quebec City residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday.

American woman sentenced to life in prison for Valentine's Day shooting plot involving Halifax mall - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:03:30 EDT
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An American woman who took part in a plotted Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison.

Toys 'R' Us Canada draws $300M 'stalking horse' bid from Fairfax Financial - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:08:09 EDT
Toys R Us Liquidation

Ahead of an auction scheduled next week for the Canadian assets of Toys "R" Us, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has put in a $300-million offer meant to serve a floor for the bidding.

Strike at Canadian Pacific Railway postponed for now, unions say - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:08:51 EDT

A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company's final offers, just hours before they were set to walk off the job.

Cost of living rose in March to highest level since 2014 - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:51:27 EDT
Cheap Gasoline Things to Know

Canada's inflation rate rose to 2.3 per cent in the year ending in March, the highest level since October 2014, as gas prices and just about everything else got more expensive.

Canadian chopper pilots will be using the Afghanistan playbook in Mali, committee told - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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The Canadian helicopters going to Mali will be outfitted and fly their missions the same way they did in Afghanistan, senior military commanders said Thursday.

Mosque shooting victim's daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing 'the best father ever' - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT
Azzeddine Soufiane

Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting rampage.

Desperate for French teachers, Vancouver comes to Toronto to recruit - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:16:42 EDT

The Vancouver School Board is in desperate need of French immersion teachers, leading members of the board to make the trek all the way to Toronto to try and recruit new staff.

Supreme Court's free-the-beer ruling sparks fears of cannabis trade restrictions - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 EDT
Calgary brewery pouring beer

A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on interprovincial beer imports has sparked fears that provinces and territories will be free to impose restrictions on cannabis flowing over their borders at a time the industry is in its early stages of growth.

Actor Rob Lowe criticized over jokes about Halifax Explosion - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT
LA Premiere of "How to Be a Latin Lover" - Arrivals

Actor Rob Lowe's jokes about the Halifax Explosion during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live have drawn the ire of an Explosion researcher and author who says he should get his facts straight before talking about the famous 1917 blast that killed almost 2,000 people, wounded 9,000 and left 25,000 homeless.

5 reasons why gas prices are set to go up in Canada — and fast - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT
Gas pump woman

Doing a double take over how much it costs to fill up a tank of gas is a classic Canadian irritation. But a confluence of factors are teaming up at the moment to make that process even more gobsmacking than usual. Here's a look at five big reasons why gas prices are soaring.

Felix the cat has 1 less life after being rescued from Assiniboine River ice floe - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:11:43 EDT

Felix the cat didn't get the message to stay off thin ice, so Winnipeg fire-paramedic crews were called in to save the stranded kitty from an ice floe on the Assiniboine River.

From seafood to smokables: Newfoundland fish plant to be converted to cannabis - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:28:00 EDT
Daniel Porter tight

A local businessman hopes to revive a fish plant in Port Union, but with a focus on marijuana.

Too early to talk charges in fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash, police say - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:29:23 EDT
Humboldt Crash Site

Police in Saskatchewan say it's too early to say whether charges will be laid in the fatal crash involving a semi-truck and the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team that left 16 people dead.

Nova Scotia PCs may offer sensitivity training after MLA's comments labelled racist - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:47:32 EDT
Karla MacFarlane

The interim leader of the Nova Scotia PC Party says cultural-sensitivity training may be offered to its 16 MLAs after a comment made by one of them was labelled as racist.

American gets life for Halifax mall shooting plot - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:28:00 -0400
A Chicago-area woman who plotted to go on a Valentine's Day shooting rampage at a Halifax mall has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for a decade.
Parliament Hill plays host to last annual marijuana rally before legalization - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:46:00 -0400
A haze of marijuana smoke blanketed crowds on Parliament Hill on Friday as pot enthusiasts of all ages gathered below the Peace Tower for the annual cannabis celebration known as 4-20.
Employers flock to Toronto job fair for people with autism - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:00:00 -0400
People with autism sometimes struggle with social cues and communication, making job interviews especially difficult. That's why a group of friends organized a job fair specifically for people with autism.
Man accused of student murder not fit for trial: court - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:28:00 -0400
A man with schizophrenia accused of murdering a high school student in Abbotsford, B.C., may never be well enough for the court case to go ahead, his lawyer says.
Three adults dead in Alberta highway crash, five-year-old survives - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:06:00 -0400
Three people have been killed in a traffic crash northeast of Calgary.
Quebec City police say two-year-old girl was stabbed to death - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:24:33 -0400
Police say a two-year-old Quebec girl who was found in a garbage can and later died in hospital had been stabbed.
Thousands light up at Vancouver beach for smoke-hazed 4-20 - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:03:48 -0400
The 24th annual 4-20 rally on Vancouver's Sunset Beach drew a crowd long before pot smokers were expected to light up at 4:20 p.m.
Doug Ford says he'll take high road after crude comment by Liberal organizer - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:36:00 -0400
A senior campaign official for the Ontario Liberals is apologizing for a crude comment he made on live television about Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford.
CN Tower, closed since Monday due to falling ice concerns, to reopen - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:46:09 -0400
The CN Tower will reopen late Friday afternoon after being closed since Monday due to concerns about ice falling from the Toronto landmark.
Winnipeg man may be last Canadian WWII veteran to earn France's highest honour - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:43:00 -0400
A Winnipeg Second World War veteran may be the last Canadian soldier to earn France’s highest national order.

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