Jagmeet Singh goes door-to-door ahead of B.C. byelection

Jagmeet Singh goes door-to-door ahead of B.C. byelection

Jagmeet Singh says affordable housing is the main concern people raised while the NDP leader canvassed in Burnaby, B.C., ahead of a Feb. 25 byelection.
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Woman missing in Burkina Faso alive ‘as far as we know’: Trudeau

Woman missing in Burkina Faso alive ‘as far as we know’: Trudeau

The prime minister says a Quebec woman missing in Burkina Faso for more than a month is presumed still alive. Justin Trudeau says the government wants to “reassure” the family of Edith Blais that it is working hard on the case.
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William Baldwin offers ‘wisdom’ for niece Hailey and Justin Bieber

William Baldwin offers ‘wisdom’ for niece Hailey and Justin Bieber

William Baldwin says he has some advice for his niece Hailey Baldwin on her marriage to Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The actor says after 28 years with his wife, singer Chynna Phillips, he has insight into show-biz relationships.
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British sailor ‘relieved’ after acquittal in gang rape case

British sailor ‘relieved’ after acquittal in gang rape case

Darren Smalley, a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape case at a Halifax-area military base, expressed relief after his acquittal Friday. A Crown lawyer said the court found the complainant’s testimony was not credible.
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Liberals have ‘no plan’ for Canadians detained in China: O’Toole

Liberals have ‘no plan’ for Canadians detained in China: O’Toole

Conservative MP Erin O’Toole says a committee meeting with Canada’s ambassador to China gave him no confidence the government has a plan to resolve the issue of Canadians detained in China. John McCallum says the issue is a “top priority.”
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Rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend

Rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend

A rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend. Space.com says there won't be another one until at least 2033. A super blood wolf moon is the combination of a full moon, "supermoon" and a total lunar eclipse. To see the special moon, y...
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‘I am not a racist’: Former B.C. byelection candidate

‘I am not a racist’: Former B.C. byelection candidate

A former Burnaby, B.C., byelection candidate says she is hurt by being labelled a racist after an online post singled out NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh's ethnicity. Karen Wang says she may run as an Independent after the Liberals asked her to resign.
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Éclipse de super Lune en fin de semaine

Éclipse de super Lune en fin de semaine

Les amateurs d'astronomie auront droit à un rare spectacle en fin de semaine: l'éclipse totale d'une super Lune. Il s'agira de la seule éclipse lunaire cette année et l'an prochain. L'éclipse sera visible en Amérique du Nord et du Sud, au Groenlan...
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Freeland thanks ‘allies’ for support on Canadians held in China

Freeland thanks ‘allies’ for support on Canadians held in China

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is “grateful” to the international community for speaking out against the detention of two Canadians in China.
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Snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer. He will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season. The 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., was diagnosed Dec. 21 after undergoing a biopsy 10 days ea...
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Freeland on Canadian mining executive found dead in Burkina Faso

Freeland on Canadian mining executive found dead in Burkina Faso

Ottawa has confirmed the death of Canadian mining executive Kirk Woodman in Burkina Faso. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is working on the investigation with authorities in the west African country.
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Money Monitor: Tips for growing savings on a low income

Money Monitor: Tips for growing savings on a low income

Financial adviser Sara Zollo says it's still important for people with lower incomes, or who are struggling with debt, to think about investment planning and saving.
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Civilian RCMP board to help modernize police force: Goodale

Civilian RCMP board to help modernize police force: Goodale

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced Wednesday a new civilian advisory board to help the RCMP modernize. Goodale says the interim board will be in place by April and will help the police force focus on employee well-being.
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Ottawa will fight death sentence for Canadian in China: Goodale

Ottawa will fight death sentence for Canadian in China: Goodale

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Ottawa will intervene in “every way open to us” to stop the execution of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling.
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Svend Robinson on why he is attempting a political comeback

Svend Robinson on why he is attempting a political comeback

Former NDP MP Svend Robinson says climate change and housing costs are the big issues driving him to attempt a return to politics. Robinson says he expects to be acclaimed as an NDP candidate in the coming federal election.
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Canadian detainees in China are ‘top priority’: John McCallum

Canadian detainees in China are ‘top priority’: John McCallum

Canada’s envoy to China says he is focused on securing the release of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, who have been detained in the country. John McCallum says many countries support Canada on the issue.
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U.S. postal workers rally in support of Canadian counterparts

U.S. postal workers rally in support of Canadian counterparts

American postal workers marched in Washington on Tuesday in what one U.S. union president called “solidarity” with their Canadian counterparts. Ottawa passed back-to-work legislation for striking Canada Post workers in November.
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Broadway icon Carol Channing dead at 97

Broadway icon Carol Channing dead at 97

Broadway icon Carol Channing dead at 97. According to her publicist, Channing died from natural causes at her California residence. Her 98th birthday would have been only two weeks away on January 31. Channing is best known for her leading roles i...
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Ottawa ‘grieving’ over bus crash deaths, says mayor

Ottawa ‘grieving’ over bus crash deaths, says mayor

Ottawa’s mayor joined people in signing a condolence book at city hall on Monday, after three public servants were killed in a bus crash last Friday. Jim Watson said the city has a chance to “come together” after the tragedy.
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Wilson-Raybould to bring ‘deft’ touch to Veterans Affairs: Trudeau

Wilson-Raybould to bring ‘deft’ touch to Veterans Affairs: Trudeau

After Monday’s cabinet shuffle, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Jody Wilson-Raybould’s move from Justice to Veterans Affairs, considered a more minor portfolio.
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Trudeau says China ‘acting arbitrarily’ in Canadian’s case

Trudeau says China ‘acting arbitrarily’ in Canadian’s case

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will do all it can to intervene in the case of Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, sentenced to death in China after being convicted of drug trafficking.
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Walk Off the Earth fan remembers ‘Beard Guy’ as ‘so sweet’

Walk Off the Earth fan remembers ‘Beard Guy’ as ‘so sweet’

Fans and musicians gave Walk Off the Earth keyboardist Mike Taylor, known as "Beard Guy," a sendoff at an outdoor tribute concert in Burlington, Ont., Sunday. One fan described Taylor as a warm and welcoming.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Jan. 14th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Jan. 14th

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet Monday to deal with the resignation of Treasury Board President Scott Brison. Brison said he won't seek re-election this fall. Shaw Communications Inc. will hold a conference call on Monday to...
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Police: Public shouldn’t ‘read into’ Ottawa bus driver arrest

Police: Public shouldn’t ‘read into’ Ottawa bus driver arrest

Ottawa police Chief Charles Bordeleau is urging the public not to jump to conclusions about what caused Friday’s bus crash that killed three people and injured 23 others.
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Freeland welcomes Saudi teen refugee to Canada

Freeland welcomes Saudi teen refugee to Canada

A teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family in Saudi Arabia arrived at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday as a refugee. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun a “brave new Canadian.”
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Ottawa mayor says three killed in ‘horrific’ bus crash

Ottawa mayor says three killed in ‘horrific’ bus crash

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says three people are dead and 23 injured after a double-decker city bus crashed into a transit shelter west of the city’s downtown on Friday. Police say the bus driver was arrested and would be interviewed.
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Canada ‘pleased’ to grant asylum to Saudi teen: Trudeau

Canada ‘pleased’ to grant asylum to Saudi teen: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says granting asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse by her family shows Canada’s “unequivocal” support for human rights. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, is flying to Toronto via Seoul, South Korea.
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Awards shows like Oscars are due for a makeover

Awards shows like Oscars are due for a makeover

Change is afoot for major film awards shows on both sides of the border. Variety is reporting the 91st Academy Awards won't have a host at all, something the show also did in 1989. The head of the Canadian Screen Awards is also hinting at tinkerin...
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Trudeau asked about his favourite childhood toy at town hall

Trudeau asked about his favourite childhood toy at town hall

Justin Trudeau was asked at a Regina town hall about his favourite childhood toy. The prime minister says he coincidentally gave the same kind of toy to his son Hadrien this past Christmas.
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Trudeau answers carbon tax question at Regina town hall

Trudeau answers carbon tax question at Regina town hall

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his carbon tax plan at a town hall in Regina on Thursday, saying Saskatchewan families will be at least $200 better off under his government’s plan to put a price on carbon.
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Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief on reaching agreement with RCMP

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief on reaching agreement with RCMP

Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have struck a deal with the RCMP to allow a natural gas company access across a bridge in their territory. Chief Na’Moks said Thursday the chiefs still oppose a planned Coastal GasLink project.
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Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief on reaching agreement with RCMP

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief on reaching agreement with RCMP

Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have struck a deal with the RCMP to allow a natural gas company access across a bridge in their territory. Chief Na’Mok said Thursday the chiefs still oppose a planned Coastal GasLink project.
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Trudeau says cabinet shuffle ahead over Brison departure

Trudeau says cabinet shuffle ahead over Brison departure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll announce changes to his cabinet on Monday after Treasury Board President Scott Brison said he plans to resign. Trudeau praised the “extraordinary service” of the Nova Scotia MP.
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Scott Brison to resign from federal cabinet

Scott Brison to resign from federal cabinet

Scott Brison is set to resign from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet after deciding he won't seek re-election this fall. The Treasury Board president has represented the Nova Scotia riding of Kings-Hants for 22 years — initially as a Progres...
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Trudeau town hall gets heated over B.C. pipeline arrests

Trudeau town hall gets heated over B.C. pipeline arrests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced tough questions from Indigenous audience members at a chaotic town hall in Kamloops, B.C. on Wednesday. The fiery exchanges came amid a high-profile pipeline blockade in northern B.C.
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Protesters for and against pipelines chant outside Trudeau event

Protesters for and against pipelines chant outside Trudeau event

Anti-pipeline protesters chanted opposite pipeline supporters in yellow vests outside a Liberal fundraiser in Kamloops, B.C., where Justin Trudeau spoke on Wednesday. Both groups voiced criticisms of the prime minister.
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife Mackenzie to divorce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife Mackenzie to divorce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife Mackenzie to divorce. The news comes just a year after the Bezos' said they would donate $2 billion to existing non-profits which would help the homeless and build schools in low-income areas in the U.S. They origin...
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Stephen Poloz on need for further rate hikes ‘over time’

Stephen Poloz on need for further rate hikes ‘over time’

The Bank of Canada is keeping its interest rate on hold at 1.75 per cent, but it says rate hikes will be necessary “over time.” Governor Stephen Poloz says the phrase is deliberately vague.
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Feds working to address issue of drones near airports: Garneau

Feds working to address issue of drones near airports: Garneau

As Ottawa announced strict new rules for drone operators in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the government is working with airports to prevent the unmanned vehicles from being flown into space reserved for aircraft.
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Scenes of Vancouver protest after RCMP arrests anti-pipeline protesters

Scenes of Vancouver protest after RCMP arrests anti-pipeline protesters

Protesters took to the streets in Vancouver to voice their support for anti-pipeline protesters in remote area of northern British Columbia. On Monday, the RCMP arrested 14 people at a blockade by members of a First Nation.
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Tories urge ‘political response’ on Canadians detained in China

Tories urge ‘political response’ on Canadians detained in China

The federal Conservatives are demanding more action from Justin Trudeau on two Canadians detained in China. The Tories say the prime minister should call the Chinese president over the detention of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig.
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‘A sad day’: Protest held over RCMP arrests at B.C. blockade

‘A sad day’: Protest held over RCMP arrests at B.C. blockade

NDP MP Romeo Saganash says he is saddened by the government’s “silence” after the RCMP arrested 14 people at a northern B.C. blockade by members of a First Nation. A march was held in Ottawa on Tuesday to protest the intervention.
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Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's bus has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu appeared in a court in Melfort, Saskatchewan. Sixteen people lost the...
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Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

The driver of the truck involved in the deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos bus has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s lawyer says Sidhu didn’t want a trial.
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Remembering David Bowie

Remembering David Bowie

Remembering David Bowie. David Robert Jones, also known as David Bowie, was born on January 8, 1947. The late English singer passed on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69. He was born in Brixton, London. The influential musician is one of the world...
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‘60s Scoop survivor ‘emotional’ at Saskatchewan apology

‘60s Scoop survivor ‘emotional’ at Saskatchewan apology

Saskatchewan’s premier apologized Monday to survivors of the ‘60s Scoop. Scott Moe said the province caused “pain and sadness” through the policy of relocating Indigenous children to non-Indigenous homes.
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Food trends to watch in 2019

Food trends to watch in 2019

Food trends to watch in 2019. Here is a look at some of the food trends that came out of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2018 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. 1. Plant-Based Protein. 2. Legume Pasta. 3. Probiotics. 4. Low-FODMAP Foods. ...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Jan. 7th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Jan. 7th

Here are five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week. The RBC Capital Markets Bank CEO Conference kicks off in Toronto on Tuesday. The Bank of Canada will announce its latest decision on its key interest rate target on Wednes...
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