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  • Adam Bettahar Killed Nadia El-Dib, Calgary Police Confirm
    CALGARY — Police have confirmed that a fleeing suspect who was shot dead by RCMP last month was the killer of a woman found in a Calgary backyard a few days earlier.Investigators identified the suspect as Adam Bettahar and say they are no longer looking into the death of 22-year-old… ... more
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  • Adam Bettahar Killed Nadia El-Dib, Calgary Police Confirm
    CALGARY — Police have confirmed that a fleeing suspect who was shot dead by RCMP last month was the killer of a woman found in a Calgary backyard a few days earlier.Investigators identified the suspect as Adam Bettahar and say they are no longer looking into the death of 22-year-old… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports7 hours ago
  • Liberals Reject Party Backbencher’s Call To Decriminal...
    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is rejecting a call from its own backbenchers to decriminalize all illicit drug use in Canada — just days before Liberals are set to debate the idea at a national convention in Halifax.A so-called priority resolution put forward by the national Liberal caucus for debate… ... more
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  • Liberals Reject Party Backbencher’s Call To Decriminal...
    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is rejecting a call from its own backbenchers to decriminalize all illicit drug use in Canada — just days before Liberals are set to debate the idea at a national convention in Halifax.A so-called priority resolution put forward by the national Liberal caucus for debate… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports7 hours ago
  • Maxime Bernier Indefinitely Postpones Book That Criticizes A...
    OTTAWA — Conservative MP Maxime Bernier announced Wednesday he has indefinitely postponed the publication of his new book in which he criticizes party leader Andrew Scheer."After consideration, for the sake of maintaining harmony within our party, I have decided to postpone its publication indefinitely," Bernier wrote on Twitter.1/ As everyone… ... more
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  • Maxime Bernier Indefinitely Postpones Book That Criticizes A...
    OTTAWA — Conservative MP Maxime Bernier announced Wednesday he has indefinitely postponed the publication of his new book in which he criticizes party leader Andrew Scheer."After consideration, for the sake of maintaining harmony within our party, I have decided to postpone its publication indefinitely," Bernier wrote on Twitter.1/ As everyone… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports10 hours ago
  • Lawyers Examining Jurors’ Facebook Pages Is ‘Wor...
    MONTREAL — A report that some Quebec defence lawyers are using Facebook to identify jurors and tailor their cases accordingly has prompted the province's justice minister to create a working group to look into a situation she calls "worrisome."Le Journal de Montreal reported this week that some lawyers were routinely… ... more
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  • Lawyers Examining Jurors’ Facebook Pages Is ‘Wor...
    MONTREAL — A report that some Quebec defence lawyers are using Facebook to identify jurors and tailor their cases accordingly has prompted the province's justice minister to create a working group to look into a situation she calls "worrisome."Le Journal de Montreal reported this week that some lawyers were routinely… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports10 hours ago
  • Canada’s Oldest Blood Donor Has Been Giving For Nearly...
    VANCOUVER — Beatrice Janyk credits vitamins, twelve hours of sleep a day, and a busy mind, for allowing her to donate blood regularly for most of the last seven decades.At 95 years old, Canadian Blood Services says Janyk is the country's oldest blood donor.She made her first donation in the… ... more
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  • Canada’s Oldest Blood Donor Has Been Giving For Nearly...
    VANCOUVER — Beatrice Janyk credits vitamins, twelve hours of sleep a day, and a busy mind, for allowing her to donate blood regularly for most of the last seven decades.At 95 years old, Canadian Blood Services says Janyk is the country's oldest blood donor.She made her first donation in the… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports11 hours ago
  • Yves St-Denis’ Cousin Alleges He Sexually Assaulted H...
    QUEBEC CITY – The cousin of a Quebec MNA has come forward to accuse him of sexual assault, which allegedly took place 30 years ago after an alcohol-fuelled evening while she was a minor. She told her story to HuffPost Quebec as other allegations swirl around Yves St-Denis, who represents… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports12 hours ago
  • NDP Bid For Papal Apology Fails To Get Unanimous Consent In ...
    An NDP push for Canadian bishops to urge Pope Francis to apologize for the church's role in residential schools failed to win the unanimous support of the House of Commons on Wednesday.NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Romeo Saganash, a residential school survivor, sought unanimous consent from MPs for a motion… ... more
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  • NDP Bid For Papal Apology Fails To Get Unanimous Consent In ...
    An NDP push for Canadian bishops to urge Pope Francis to apologize for the church's role in residential schools failed to win the unanimous support of the House of Commons on Wednesday.NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Romeo Saganash, a residential school survivor, sought unanimous consent from MPs for a motion… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports12 hours ago
  • Now’s The Liberals’ Chance To Make Universal Pha...
    Liberal party members from across the country will be in Halifax this weekend for the party's final national convention before the next federal election. Observers are watching closely, hoping to gain insight into the policies that will form the Liberal platform in 2019.The creation of a universal prescription drug plan… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports13 hours ago
  • Ask Your Partner These 3 Questions Before Getting Engaged
    There are certain expectations that come with getting engaged; mainly that 1) you'll get married and 2) you'll live happily ever after.But while it's wonderful to get swept up in romance, getting engaged can make you overlook important relationship issues, such as finances or family planning, which should be addressed… ... more
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  • Only Front Line Starbucks Employees Can Make Real Change
    Over the past few days, there has been a media storm surrounding the events on April 12 that led to two African American men being arrested by Philadelphia police officers at a Starbucks. The alleged consumer racial profiling incident was caught on video. After the video went viral, calls to… ... more
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  • Only Front Line Starbucks Employees Can Make Real Change
    Over the past few days, there has been a media storm surrounding the events on April 12 that led to two African American men being arrested by Philadelphia police officers at a Starbucks. The alleged consumer racial profiling incident was caught on video. After the video went viral, calls to… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • How To Clean Your Kid’s Toys, And Why You Really, Real...
    If you're a parent, chances are toys have taken over most of your house.You probably had visions of a clean and contained play area, and maybe you even bought one of those organizational toy shelves (or constructed a DIY version at 11 p.m. on an "I refuse to live like… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports14 hours ago
  • Nordstrom Rack Stores In Canada To Offer Mobile Checkout
    TORONTO — Nordstrom Rack will be introducing mobile checkout in its first Canadian location in the next two weeks and all subsequent stores in the country as they're built.The retailer's president Geevy Thomas says the offering allows staff to cash out customers from anywhere in the store via a mobile… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Biz15 hours ago
  • Nordstrom Rack Stores In Canada To Offer Mobile Checkout
    TORONTO — Nordstrom Rack will be introducing mobile checkout in its first Canadian location in the next two weeks and all subsequent stores in the country as they're built.The retailer's president Geevy Thomas says the offering allows staff to cash out customers from anywhere in the store via a mobile… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports15 hours ago
  • Saskatchewan’s Tight-Knit Hockey Culture Is Why I̵...
    For me, the Humboldt Broncos tragedy hits close to home in more ways than one. Physically and emotionally.Growing up less than an hour away from Humboldt, I am proud to call Saskatchewan my home. I can't imagine trying to count the number of hours I have logged travelling down the… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports15 hours ago
  • 5 Ways To Prevent Your Kids (And You) From Contracting Salmo...
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    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • Easy Exercises To Reduce Your Chances Of Downhill And Water ...
    What do most of us do day in and day out? We sit. We sit at our desks all day, on the bus to get to work, and then at home to watch TV, surf the web, and eat dinner.This makes our muscles weak and joints stiff when the time… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • Doug Ford’s Decision To Park The Media Bus Is Risky Po...
    For a young reporter, as I was once, there were few better assignments than a leader's bus during an Ontario or federal election. You felt like you were making an important contribution to the democratic process: watching every move, listening to every word of a person aspiring to high political… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports16 hours ago
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Served With Strike Notice By Teamst...
    CALGARY — Two unions representing about 3,400 workers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have formally served the company with 72-hour notice of their intent to strike.The notice comes at a difficult time for the railway, which is under pressure from shippers to move backed-up grain shipments and supply more locomotives… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Served With Strike Notice By Teamst...
    CALGARY — Two unions representing about 3,400 workers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have formally served the company with 72-hour notice of their intent to strike.The notice comes at a difficult time for the railway, which is under pressure from shippers to move backed-up grain shipments and supply more locomotives… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Biz17 hours ago
  • We Mourned Humboldt Differently Than Other Tragedies. Let...
    The tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash has rightfully shaken many people across Canada. Popular folklore would present us as a "hockey nation," one where our national sport forges bonds that transcend our differences. The outpouring of support toward the bereaved is understandable and historic. Parents who see their children off… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • We Mourned Humboldt Differently Than Other Tragedies. Let...
    The tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash has rightfully shaken many people across Canada. Popular folklore would present us as a "hockey nation," one where our national sport forges bonds that transcend our differences. The outpouring of support toward the bereaved is understandable and historic. Parents who see their children off… ... more
    Huffingtonpost17 hours ago
  • 10 Natural Makeup Brands You Should Know For Spring 2018
    For some of us Canadians, it seems as if spring will never actually get here. But while we wait for warm weather, why not prepare your 2018 spring beauty list with some pretty picks from some of our favourite natural makeup brands?We've selected everything from serum-infused foundations, shimmery sparkles, and… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • 10 Natural Makeup Brands You Should Know For Spring 2018
    For some of us Canadians, it seems as if spring will never actually get here. But while we wait for warm weather, why not prepare your 2018 spring beauty list with some pretty picks from some of our favourite natural makeup brands?We've selected everything from serum-infused foundations, shimmery sparkles, and… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -LS17 hours ago
  • Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Supported By G...
    A new poll shows that Canadian support for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline is growing, but British Columbians are deeply divided over the project's benefits and risks.An Angus Reid Institute study shows support for the project among Canadians has risen from 48 per cent in February to 54 per cent… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Supported By G...
    A new poll shows that Canadian support for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline is growing, but British Columbians are deeply divided over the project's benefits and risks.An Angus Reid Institute study shows support for the project among Canadians has risen from 48 per cent in February to 54 per cent… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Biz17 hours ago
  • Kathleen Wynne: Doug Ford ‘Sounds Like Donald Trump &#...
    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says her Progressive Conservative opponent believes in the same "ugly, vicious brand of politics" as U.S. President Donald Trump."Doug Ford sounds like Donald Trump and that's because he is like Donald Trump," Wynne said at press conference in Toronto Wednesday.Wynne was asked by reporters to react… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports17 hours ago
  • Kathleen Wynne: Doug Ford ‘Sounds Like Donald Trump &#...
    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says her Progressive Conservative opponent believes in the same "ugly, vicious brand of politics" as U.S. President Donald Trump."Doug Ford sounds like Donald Trump and that's because he is like Donald Trump," Wynne said at press conference in Toronto Wednesday.Wynne was asked by reporters to react… ... more
    Huffingtonpost17 hours ago
  • Sex Robots Could Improve Marriages, Says Vancouver Professor
    Now, here's some advice you might not hear in couples counselling. At least, not in the next few years.But sex robots — that is, robots designed specifically for sexual gratification, which may soon be a reality — could improve marriages by making them more about love and less about sex,… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports18 hours ago
  • Local Police Shouldn’t Take A Blind Approach To Adopti...
    The officer-involved shooting death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, Cali. is a recent incident of police intervention that has caused public outcry and concern over the killing of black men. The controversy surrounding this incident is amplified by the fact that it was recorded by body-worn camera (BWC) technology, but… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports18 hours ago
  • Doug Ford’s Inaction On Carbon Emissions Is Fiscally ...
    Climate change is one of the most serious issues we face today, and any politician refusing to deal with this will just make things worse in the long run.Across Canada, most of us understand this.The federal Liberal government signed onto the Paris Accord addressing climate change shortly after defeating the… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports18 hours ago
  • Tea Is The Biggest Culprit Behind Teeth Discolouration, Dent...
    Bad news, tea lovers: your favourite hot beverage is staining your teeth. And according to one expert, the drink can discolour your pearly whites even more than coffee can.We already know what you're thinking: How can a drink made with hot water possibly lead to discolouration? Well, according to dental… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports19 hours ago
  • Meghan Markle Might Wear 2 Wedding Dresses For Her And Princ...
    When your wedding is going to be the social event of the year, why would you limit yourself to just one wedding dress?According to reports, Meghan Markle, who is marrying Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, will wear two custom-made wedding dresses for her big day.Vanity Fair reports… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports19 hours ago
  • Meghan Markle Might Wear 2 Wedding Dresses For Her And Princ...
    When your wedding is going to be the social event of the year, why would you limit yourself to just one wedding dress?According to reports, Meghan Markle, who is marrying Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, will wear two custom-made wedding dresses for her big day.Vanity Fair reports… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -LS19 hours ago
  • Canada Isn’t On Pace To Meet Paris Climate Targets, Bu...
    OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord.The report was made public Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at… ... more
    Huffingtonpost19 hours ago
  • Canada Isn’t On Pace To Meet Paris Climate Targets, Bu...
    OTTAWA — Canada's latest greenhouse gas inventory report to the United Nations shows emissions are starting to trend downward, but not nearly at the rate needed to meet the country's international commitments under the Paris climate change accord.The report was made public Tuesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports19 hours ago
  • Bank Of Canada Holds Key Interest Rate Steady At 1.25%
    OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is maintaining its trend-setting interest rate as its careful assessment of the timing of future hikes continues amid a backdrop of moderating growth.The central bank, which kept its rate at 1.25 per cent Wednesday, said slower first-quarter growth of about 1.3 per cent was… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Biz19 hours ago
  • Bank Of Canada Holds Key Interest Rate Steady At 1.25%
    OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is maintaining its trend-setting interest rate as its careful assessment of the timing of future hikes continues amid a backdrop of moderating growth.The central bank, which kept its rate at 1.25 per cent Wednesday, said slower first-quarter growth of about 1.3 per cent was… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports19 hours ago
  • Populism In Canada ‘By No Means A Settled Issue Yet...
    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau might see his country as a beacon of hope in a roiling sea of polarization and angry nationalist sentiment, but Canada is far from immune, experts warn.Just as he did Tuesday at the French National Assembly, Trudeau likes to portray Canada as a place… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports19 hours ago
  • Liberals Slated To Debate Decriminalization Of Sex Work In C...
    OTTAWA — Liberals from across the country are headed to Halifax this week for the party's biannual national convention, and one of the issues up for debate is the decriminalization of consensual sex work and sex trade. "This is not an issue that politicians want to touch," Kerry Porth, a… ... more
    Huffingtonpost22 hours ago
  • Liberals Slated To Debate Decriminalization Of Sex Work In C...
    OTTAWA — Liberals from across the country are headed to Halifax this week for the party's biannual national convention, and one of the issues up for debate is the decriminalization of consensual sex work and sex trade. "This is not an issue that politicians want to touch," Kerry Porth, a… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports22 hours ago
  • Melina Roberge Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison In Cocaine Smu...
    CANBERRA, Australia — A Canadian drug mule broke down in tears in an Australian court on Wednesday when she was sentenced to eight years in prison for her part in an attempt to smuggle cocaine worth $16 million into Sydney in luggage aboard a luxury cruise ship.Melina Roberge, 24, told… ... more
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  • Melina Roberge Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison In Cocaine Smu...
    CANBERRA, Australia — A Canadian drug mule broke down in tears in an Australian court on Wednesday when she was sentenced to eight years in prison for her part in an attempt to smuggle cocaine worth $16 million into Sydney in luggage aboard a luxury cruise ship.Melina Roberge, 24, told… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports22 hours ago
  • HuffPost Canada’s ‘Backbenchers’ Episode 4...
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  • Colten Boushie’s Family Addresses UN Forum On Indigeno...
    Family and supporters of a young Indigenous man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm used the international stage of the United Nations Tuesday to advocate for change in the Canadian criminal justice system.A side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York focused on… ... more
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  • Colten Boushie’s Family Addresses UN Forum On Indigeno...
    Family and supporters of a young Indigenous man shot and killed on a Saskatchewan farm used the international stage of the United Nations Tuesday to advocate for change in the Canadian criminal justice system.A side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York focused on… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports1 day ago
  • Alexandre Bissonnette Trial: Shooter Should Never Walk Free,...
    QUEBEC — If the Quebec City mosque shooter gets anything other than an exemplary sentence or is freed one day, it would be like a second death for victims and their families, the widow of one of the six murdered men said Tuesday.Louiza Mohamed-Said, whose husband Abdelkrim Hassane was killed… ... more
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  • Alexandre Bissonnette Trial: Shooter Should Never Walk Free,...
    QUEBEC — If the Quebec City mosque shooter gets anything other than an exemplary sentence or is freed one day, it would be like a second death for victims and their families, the widow of one of the six murdered men said Tuesday.Louiza Mohamed-Said, whose husband Abdelkrim Hassane was killed… ... more
    Huffingtonpost -Sports1 day ago
  • Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies At Age 92
    Former first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, a spokesman for the Bush family announced. She was 92 years old.Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. A spokesman for her family had announced Sunday that she… ... more
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  • Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies At Age 92
    Former first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, a spokesman for the Bush family announced. She was 92 years old.Bush, the wife of former… ... more
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  • Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam Fled Sri Lanka For Safety In ...
    The latest alleged victim of accused serial killer Bruce McArthur was a Sri Lankan asylum seeker who fled his war-ravaged country in hopes of building a better life for himself in Canada, those who knew him said Tuesday.