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  • Trudeau brushes off pipeline protest in London ahead of meet...
    LONDON — One of Justin Trudeau’s largest domestic political problems followed him to London on Wednesday, as environmental activists greeted the prime minister with calls to kill the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The demands came during an elaborate protest outside the Canadian High Commission in the capital’s London’s iconic… ... more
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  • Judge dismisses Catalyst Capital appeal of ruling in lawsuit...
    TORONTO — Catalyst Capital Group Inc. has lost another lawsuit over its failed acquisition of the wireless carrier WIND Mobile. Ontario Superior Court Judge Glenn Hainey Wednesday ruled that the private equity firm was trying to litigate “by instalmentâ€� the same case it lost in 2016. Hainey tossed the Catalyst… ... more
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  • ‘It will save money and lives’: Federal health ...
    OTTAWA — The federal government should expand Canada’s public health-care system to provide universal coverage of prescription drugs, according to a report from a parliamentary health committee tabled in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The recommendation comes after the federal government signalled its interest in national drug coverage with the… ... more
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  • Kathleen Wynne calls Doug Ford a Canadian Trump as campaign ...
    The Ontario Liberals had been circling around the point for days. But on Wednesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne came right out and said it: Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford is Canada’s Donald Trump, pursuing an “ugly, vicious brand of politics.â€� Wynne’s extraordinary attack on the man polls suggest will be the… ... more
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  • Bishops, Conservative MPs fight motion calling on Pope to ap...
    OTTAWA â€” Catholic bishops were on Parliament Hill Wednesday to fight back against a motion supported by NDP and Liberal MPs, but opposed by some Conservatives, that calls on Pope Francis to apologize for the church’s role in residential schools.  Tension over the issue has been escalating after the Canadian Conference… ... more
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  • American couple charged after 24 undeclared guns seized at A...
    An American couple has been charged after 24 undeclared firearms were seized at a border crossing in Alberta earlier this month. Christopher Douglas Gies, 41, and Caroline Elizabeth Gies, 42, were on route to Alaska on April 9 when they were stopped at around 7 p.m. at the Coutts border… ... more
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  • Maxime Bernier ‘indefinitely’ postpones publishing book ...
    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. The… ... more
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  • Homeopath claims to have cured restless, growling child with...
    A British Columbia homeopath who boasted of curing a child’s behavioural problems with a remedy made from the saliva of a rabid dog has prompted calls for greater oversight of alternative medicine. Writing in the “successful clinical casesâ€� section of her blog, Anke Zimmermann of Victoria described treating a four-year-old… ... more
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  • Why you should ignore the stigma around ordering the cheapes...
    During a recent visit to a swanky wine bar in Toronto, a server walked me through the beverage options. The cabernet franc had just arrived from Tawse in Beamsville. It had a beautiful acidity. The pinot noir, from a naturalist producer in Burgundy, also came highly recommended. Both options sounded… ... more
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  • Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne calls Doug Ford a Canadian Tr...
    The Ontario Liberals had been circling around the point for days. But on Wednesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne came right out and said it: Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford is Canada’s Donald Trump, pursuing an “ugly, vicious brand of politics.â€� Wynne’s extraordinary attack on the man polls suggest will be the… ... more
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  • ‘Loved by all who knew him’: Humboldt Broncos forward Co...
    SLAVE LAKE, Alta. — A funeral is underway for a Humboldt Broncos forward who’s being described as a great leader on the ice and an even greater guy off it. Conner Lukan, who was 21, was one of 16 people who died after a transport truck and the Saskatchewan junior… ... more
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  • Today’s Toronto Blue Jays game is not on TV because it’s...
    For the first time in recent memory, this afternoon’s Toronto Blue Jays game will not be seen on one of Rogers’ Sportsnet stations. Instead, fans can watch it on Facebook as part of a recent agreement with Major League Baseball to stream 25 weekday afternoon games on the social network.… ... more
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  • Why the architect of Alberta’s climate change plan is...
    University of Alberta economist Andrew Leach is openly denouncing his employer’s decision to award an honorary degree to activist and broadcaster David Suzuki. But unlike many Albertans who have denounced the award because of Suzuki’s anti-oilsands politics, Leach’s issue is with how the former Nature of Things host has spent… ... more
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  • Jose Bautista joins Alex Anthopoulos with Atlanta on a minor...
    ATLANTA — Six-time All-Star Jose Bautista and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract Under the deal announced Wednesday, Bautista would receive a $1 million, one-year deal if added to the 40-man major league roster. He will report to the Braves extended spring training complex in Lake… ... more
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  • Why you should ignore the stigma around ordering the cheapes...
    During a recent visit to a swanky wine bar in Toronto, a server walked me through the beverage options. The cabernet franc had just arrived from Tawse in Beamsville. It had a beautiful acidity. The pinot noir, from a naturalist producer in Burgundy, also came highly recommended. Both options sounded… ... more
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  • With cannabis legalization imminent in Canada, 4/20 offers a...
    Walk into any Tokyo Smoke location – of  the Canadian cannabis lifestyle retailer that has been compared to coffee giant Starbucks and minimalist Japanese housewares retailer Muji — and you’ll find all manner of sleek, aerodynamic pipes, gemstone pips, bamboo-and-glass bubblers, discrete grinders and ceramic pipes vaguely resembling the obelisk… ... more
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  • DeMar DeRozan shows he can still score — whether a...
    TORONTO — One of the memorable moments from Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre, after the dagger threes from C.J. Miles and the alley-oop dunk from Delon Wright for the late-game killshot, came at the interview podium, where the Raptors’ All-Star backcourt suddenly became a comedy act. Kyle Lowry,… ... more
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  • People are furious over ‘bisexual icon’ Li Shang being c...
    Although the upcoming live-action remake of Mulan is still in pre-production, it’s already achieved plenty of cause for concern. Fans were first alarmed when it was revealed the remake would not be incorporating any of the original’s iconic songs, including “A Girl Worth Fighting For,” “Reflection” and, most appallingly, “I’ll… ... more
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  • Free Kleenex: Crews are hoping to free ‘prolific’ female...
    HALIFAX — Marine biologists are on the lookout for one of the most productive North Atlantic right whales left in the world, after an apparently unsuccessful attempt to free it from thick rope. Heather Pettis of the New England Aquarium said the team spotted the older whale — named Kleenex… ... more
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  • Nope. Not everything needs to be made sexy. We’re looking ...
    After the first season of The Handmaid’s Tale brought Margaret Atwood’s cautionary story to life last year, the television series spawned countless t-shirts, caps and totes decorated with empowering graphics: either the all-seeing eye or the show’s Latin mantra, “Nolite te bastardes carborundorum” (meaning “don’t let the bastards grind you down”).… ... more
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  • Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reunited on Conan – and i...
    Outside of painting elaborate caricatures of politicians, Jim Carrey has been quiet of late, far removed from the stunts that made him a sought-after guest on late night talkshows. But his recent run of seclusion didn’t stop him from visiting the set of Conan on Tuesday when his friend and Dumb &… ... more
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  • A Westworld promo with a disturbingly life-like robot creepe...
    The second season of Westworld premieres this Sunday, and to promote the episode, England’s NOW TV built an “ultra-realistic humanoid robot,” and placed him in a London pub. Fred, the robot, sat beside customers until they realized they were sharing a drink with, well, a man who wasn’t quite all… ... more
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  • ‘Tastes better than it looks!’ claims bakery trying to s...
    London, U.K. coffee chain Coco di Mama offers high praise indeed for a pastry that looks like it made it through a volcanic eruption intact. “Tastes better than it looks!â€� claims a sign in front of the visually offensive “charcoal activated vegan croissantâ€� that triggered online debate on Tuesday. The now… ... more
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  • ‘Tastes better than it looks!’ claims bakery trying to s...
    London, U.K. coffee chain Coco di Mama offers high praise indeed for a pastry that looks like it made it through a volcanic eruption intact. “Tastes better than it looks!â€� claims a sign in front of the visually offensive “charcoal activated vegan croissantâ€� that triggered online debate on Tuesday. The now… ... more
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  • ‘It’s actually amazing’: Brooke Henderson verges close...
    Brooke Henderson is just three wins away from becoming the most decorated Canadian professional golfer of all time — and she’s only 20 years old. After her sixth career LPGA Tour victory Sunday at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii, the native of Smiths Falls, Ont., is on track to eclipse… ... more
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  • Saskatchewan prepares to join Alberta in restricting oil exp...
    EDMONTON — Premier Scott Moe says Saskatchewan will join Alberta in a fight with B.C. over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by introducing its own legislation on oil exports. Moe says his government will bring in a bill in the coming days that could result in less oil moving to… ... more
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  • Cook this: Roasted rhubarb meringue tart with toasted almond...
    Our cookbook of the week is Lagom: The Swedish Art of Eating Harmoniously by food stylist and writer Steffi Knowles-Dellner. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out: creamy cucumber and dill… ... more
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  • Cook this: Roasted rhubarb meringue tart with toasted almond...
    Our cookbook of the week is Lagom: The Swedish Art of Eating Harmoniously by food stylist and writer Steffi Knowles-Dellner. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out: creamy cucumber and dill… ... more
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  • Canadian agreed to be a drug mule so she could take selfies....
    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,… ... more
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  • They just keep winning: Vegas Golden Knights sweep Los Angel...
    LOS ANGELES — The Golden Knights want a Stanley Cup title to conclude their already amazing inaugural season in the NHL. Vegas is on its way, beating the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Tuesday night and becoming the first expansion team in league history to sweep its first playoff series.… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Moon Alert After 8:30 AM EDT today (5:30 AM PDT) we have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Gemini. Aries (March 21-April 19) You feel restless today! You’re full of excitable, electric energy, which is why it’s anyone’s guess as to how this… ... more
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  • Toronto Raptors use hot shooting to rout Washington Wizards ...
    TORONTO — On Sunday night, the corporate honchos at ESPN sent out an email to their vast army of employees who work in the basketball sphere and reminded them to make sure their passports were up to date. You know, in case the Toronto Raptors made the NBA Finals. Zach… ... more
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  • Toronto Raptors use hot shooting to rout Washington Wizards ...
    TORONTO — On Sunday night, the corporate honchos at ESPN sent out an email to their vast army of employees who work in the basketball sphere and reminded them to make sure their passports were up to date. You know, in case the Toronto Raptors made the NBA Finals. Zach… ... more
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  • Goalkeeping gaffe leaves Toronto FC in deep hole ahead of Ch...
    TORONTO — Goalkeeper Alex Bono took full ownership for misreading a free kick that gave Chivas Guadalajara a second-half lead on Tuesday night. That go-ahead goal could prove to be quite costly for Toronto FC. Chivas held on for a 2-1 victory at BMO Field in the opener of the… ... more
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  • ‘It’s game over’: Last of the ‘Grey Ghost’ ca...
    The last remaining herd of cross-border mountain caribou is now effectively extinct after an aerial count found only three survived the winter, all of them female. The alarming census of the South Selkirk population of southern mountain caribou, placing it at a number meaning de facto extinction, comes after years… ... more
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  • Opposition parties skeptical of federal government’s new $...
    OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are raising alarm bells about a new $7-billion envelope — which they call a “slush” fund — in the main budgetary estimates that Liberals introduced to Parliament on Monday. Worried that Liberals are giving themselves billions of dollars worth of wiggle room right before an… ... more
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  • Should Quebec City mosque killer Alexandre Bissonnette have ...
    MONTREAL – It was a carefully planned assault on a Muslim place of worship triggered — the attacker acknowledged to police — by news that Canada was prepared to accept more refugees from Muslim countries. Evidence drawn from the assailant’s computer revealed his keen interest in right-wing commentators and conspiracy… ... more
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  • Canadian beavers are destroying South American forests
    Fifty Canadian beavers were brought to Chile and Argentina in the 1940s in the hopes of starting a fur industry. With no natural predators, they have since multiplied to more than 200,000 and are wreaking havoc on the local ecosystem. ... more
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  • ‘Incredibly lucky to be alive’: Calgary man survives 30-...
    JASPER, Alta. — A Calgary man has survived more than a 30-metre fall into a glacier crevasse in the Columbia Icefield area of Jasper National Park. Parks Canada says the 24-year-old was snowshoeing with a friend Sunday on the Athabasca Glacier when he fell deep into the ice and was… ... more
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  • Forces plan rule changes as 15 per cent of Canada’s r...
    A little more than 15 per cent of Canada’s regular military is unfit to deploy, slightly higher than the U.S. armed forces which is fighting two wars and conducting numerous missions around the world. The Pentagon recently announced a tough approach to the problem, warning troops they will be booted out… ... more
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  • Adam Pally was supposed to present a Shorty Award; instead, ...
    Adam Pally is very funny. If you’re a fan of the criminally underrated and gone-too-soon sitcom Happy Endings or The Mindy Project or any number of the independent comedies he’s been in over the last few years, you’re well aware of this fact. If not, however, he made it aggressively clear when… ... more
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  • Daily horoscope for Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Moon Alert Avoid shopping or big decisions after 5:30 PM EDT today (2:30 PM PDT). The Moon is in Taurus. Aries (March 21-April 19) You can see new ways to make money today or how to earn something on the side. You might also see new uses or applications for… ... more
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  • Tomas Plekanec comes through: Depth forward helped neutraliz...
    TORONTO — Forward Tomas Plekanec was waiting for a chance to show Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock he was more than just a depth guy. He picked the right moment to prove himself. Looking to avoid a 3-0 series deficit against Boston, Plekanec had his best outing as a… ... more
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  • ‘It doesn’t work that way’: Why spot reduction is a my...
    We’re here again: A couple of months from swimsuit season. And you might be looking in the mirror at any number of eyesores — beer belly, thigh rub, bra bulge, love handles, saddlebags — and asking: Can I get rid of that through exercise and diet? In other words, spot… ... more
    Nationalpost -Life2 days ago
  • Police say a Whitby elementary school teacher and volleyball...
    WHITBY, Ont. — Police have charged an elementary school teacher in Whitby, Ont., with seven counts each of sexual assault and sexual interference. Durham regional police say Thomas Grieve of Scugog Township, Ont., was previously facing eight counts each of those same charges. They say some of the alleged offences… ... more
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  • What’s the difference between 3 stars and 3.5? A film crit...
    On Letterboxd, a social media network for cinephiles, users can maintain a record of what they watch and log reviews and star ratings for every film they see. My profile page, which I maintain diligently, boasts a perfect little emblem of obsessive-compulsive rigour in the form of an isosceles triangle:… ... more
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  • What sets Westworld apart from all the other sci-fi series o...
    There is nothing on television quite like Westworld. And with a new season set to debut on Sunday, the question of what sets the series apart seems like it’s something worth considering. As the current roster of science-fiction television – Star Trek: Discovery, Altered Carbon, and yes, even the… ... more
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  • Former Scientologist reveals bitter feud between Tom Cruise ...
    Brendan Tighe, a former Scientologist who claims to have served as part of Tom Cruise’s security detail when he was still with the Church, is telling all – specifically, that the long rumoured rift between Cruise and fellow famous Scientologist John Travolta is true. In an interview with New Idea,… ... more
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  • U.K. supermarket chain to offer ‘snowflake chicken’ for ...
    Dissociation is inherent to eating meat. Bacon isn’t pig flesh – it’s pork. Steak isn’t cow meat, but beef. Psychologists refer to this perplexing situation as the meat paradox. Most people care about animals, yet many of those same people also enjoy eating them. The packaging and labelling of meat… ... more
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  • U.K. supermarket chain to offer ‘snowflake chicken’ for ...
    Dissociation is inherent to eating meat. Bacon isn’t pig flesh – it’s pork. Steak isn’t cow meat, but beef. Psychologists refer to this perplexing situation as the meat paradox. Most people care about animals, yet many of those same people also enjoy eating them. The packaging and labelling of meat… ... more
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  • As Conservatives call for more carbon tax data, Ottawa deliv...
    OTTAWA — Amid criticism from the Conservatives that it has failed to provide enough information about the possible impacts of a price on carbon, the federal government has prepared analyses of how much its carbon tax would cut emissions and increase costs — but it has prepared them only for the… ... more
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  • ‘He’s lights out’: How Jack Hughes staked his claim to...
    PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Two years ago Auston Matthews became the seventh American-born player to be taken first overall in the NHL draft. The question of who will be the next one may already have an answer: a skinny 16-year-old named Jack Hughes. Hughes, a native of Orlando, Fla., who grew… ... more
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  • Priests carry out exorcisms via cellphone thanks to internet...
    Demand for exorcisms is booming as a result of a decline in Christian faith and the internet providing easy access to black magic, the occult and Satanism, a Vatican conference was told. So many people are now asking to be liberated from the Devil’s malign clutches that some priests have… ... more
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  • Recycling 2.0: Scientists accidentally create mutant bacteri...
    An accidental finding led to the creation of a mutant bacteria that breaks down plastic, the Guardian reports. Researchers from Britain and the US stumbled on the discovery while working on a bug found outside a recycling plant in Japan that had naturally evolved to eat plastic. The international team… ... more
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  • Denton law firm partner suspended after teen killed in cross...
    EDMONTON — An Edmonton lawyer has been suspended by his employer after a 16-year-old girl was fatally injured in what police allege was a hit-and-run collision at a crosswalk. Shane Stevenson, who is 47, is charged with impaired driving causing death, driving over the legal limit causing death and hit… ... more
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  • Cook this: Fennel-crusted mackerel on crispbread with potato...
    Our cookbook of the week is Lagom: The Swedish Art of Eating Harmoniously by food stylist and writer Steffi Knowles-Dellner. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out: creamy cucumber and dill… ... more
    Nationalpost -Arts2 days ago
  • Cook this: Fennel-crusted mackerel on crispbread with potato...
    Our cookbook of the week is Lagom: The Swedish Art of Eating Harmoniously by food stylist and writer Steffi Knowles-Dellner. Over the next four days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. To try another recipe from the book, check out: creamy cucumber and dill… ... more
    Nationalpost -Life2 days ago
  • Could roundabouts prevent a future Humboldt Broncos tragedy?
    In the wake of 16 people being killed in the crash of the Humboldt Broncos team bus in rural Saskatchewan, local politicians are vowing sweeping safety updates to the intersection where it happened. “This cannot happen again,â€� Dale Poggemiller, a rural councillor who lives near the crash site, said last… ... more
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  • First it was poppies, now it’s ‘Possum Magic’: Canadia...
    OTTAWA — A legal battle between the Royal Canadian Mint and its counterpart in Australia is heating up as Canada cries foul over “Possum Magic” coins. The Canadian Crown corporation is alleging the Royal Australian Mint stole its method for printing colour onto metal, and has expanded a December lawsuit over red… ... more
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  • Catalyst Capital hints it may use sting ‘evidence’ in it...
    TORONTO — Lawyers for Catalyst Capital Group Inc., the private equity firm tied to an unprecedented undercover “stingâ€� against a retired Ontario Superior Court judge, are still suggesting they may use some of that “information and evidenceâ€� in court proceedings. The prospect was mentioned briefly in a hearing Monday before… ... more
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  • John Ivison: On Trudeau’s India trip and the Atwal affair,...
    There can be no doubt that Canada’s national security adviser was telling the truth, and nothing but the truth, when he appeared before a parliamentary committee on Monday, in an attempt to clear up the Jaspal Atwal affair. But Daniel Jean was explicit that he could not tell MPs the… ... more
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  • ‘I did a lot of things wrong’: Why artists turned agains...
    Marlowe Goring’s art gallery was the talk of the town when it opened in 2013 in the retirement community of Qualicum Beach, B.C. The gallery featured the works of aboriginal artist Norval Morrisseau — “the Picasso of the Northâ€� — and various West Coast artists. There was talk of incorporating… ... more
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  • Serge Ibaka poised to be the missing ingredient in Raptors...
    TORONTO — Dwane Casey was asked whether Serge Ibaka is a good talker on the basketball court. “In what language?â€� the coach said. It was a very on-point joke. Ibaka, the Toronto Raptors power forward, set what might just be an unofficial NBA record the other night when, after his… ... more
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  • Ice damage to Rogers Centre roof causes rare postponement at...
    TORONTO — Monday night’s Major League Baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals has been postponed because of damage to the roof at Rogers Centre. It’s the first time a game has been postponed at the domed stadium since a Jays-Royals contest was deferred April… ... more
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  • National security adviser Daniel Jean points to ‘coordinat...
    OTTAWA — In a long-awaited public appearance, Canada’s national security adviser claimed Monday that there was a “coordinated effortâ€� to spread misinformation about the invitation of a convicted attempted murderer to an official event during the prime minister’s trip to India in February — an invitation that threw the trip… ... more
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  • Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in shooting death of Indigenou...
    NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A Saskatchewan farmer acquitted in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man is giving up his guns and has been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine after pleading guilty to unsafe storage of an unrestricted firearm. Gerald Stanley pleaded guilty Monday in North Battleford provincial… ... more
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  • Canadian envoys to Libya worried they’d be ‘isolated’ ...
    OTTAWA — As conflict between rival governments and militias in Libya continues years after the Arab Spring, Canadian diplomats tasked with monitoring the situation are still stuck operating out of a neighbouring country.  An inspection last year of Canada’s missions to Libya and Tunisia found problems with having both operate… ... more
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  • Humboldt Broncos will continue to accept donations after $12...
    The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to be the largest of its kind in Canadian history, will remain open for two more days before being transferred to a newly created memorial fund, the team’s officials announced Monday. More than 130,000 individuals and businesses from Canada and other… ... more
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  • ‘King of Kong’ and ‘video game player of the century,...
    “Donkey Kong scandal” is just the sort of colourful event one might experience in 2018, specifically, one Billy Mitchell, heretofore known in gaming circles as the “video game player of the century.” Mitchell, featured in the documentary The King of Kong, has long been considered a master of the arcade,… ... more
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  • RCMP say B.C. man acquitted on terror charges is a security ...
    VANCOUVER — The Facebook posts of a British Columbia man acquitted of terrorism-related charges clearly show he wasn’t just a “couch jihadist” with a big mouth but someone who was becoming radicalized by ISIL and advocating for lone wolf attacks, an RCMP officer has testified. Const. Tarek Mokdad of the… ... more
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