Trudeau offers to help Pacific islands face climate change impact

Trudeau offers to help Pacific islands face climate change impact

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the leaders from the Pacific island nations on Saturday during the APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea and spoke about funding infrastructure resilient to the effects of climate change.
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Winter weather hits parts of Canada

Winter weather hits parts of Canada

A winter wallop hit a wide swath of the Maritimes Friday, shutting schools, snarling traffic and made travel treacherous. Meanwhile, a depression from the U.S. was pouring snow in southern Quebec. Parts of Ontario were also hit by snow.
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Stan Lee pays tribute to his fans in posthumous message

Stan Lee pays tribute to his fans in posthumous message

Stan Lee left a posthumous message to his fans.
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Justin Trudeau chats with locals at Singapore food stalls

Justin Trudeau chats with locals at Singapore food stalls

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took photos and spoke with customers at the Adam Road Food Centre in Singapore on Friday morning.
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Ontario government says it cut the deficit by $500 million

Ontario government says it cut the deficit by $500 million

The Ontario government says it has cut the deficit by $500 million, bringing the figure down to $14.5 billion. Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is accusing the Progressive Conservatives of cutting “things that families count on.”
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Ontario finance minister says accusations against him are false

Ontario finance minister says accusations against him are false

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli was asked Thursday about allegations against him in former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown’s book. Brown says Fedeli was accused of “inappropriate behaviour” by a party staffer last year.
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The strange tales of emergency goaltenders

The strange tales of emergency goaltenders

Gavin McHale joined one of the most unique groups in sports on Wednesday night. The Winnipeg personal trainer and goaltending coach for the University of Manitoba Bisons women's hockey team got the call to be an emergency goalie for the Washington...
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‘Is this a dream?’: People with diabetes meet their alert dogs

‘Is this a dream?’: People with diabetes meet their alert dogs

Carrie Lemay says having a diabetes alert dog, trained to detect and alert her to low blood sugar, will help give her peace of mind. Lemay and five other people with Type 1 diabetes met their new canine companions this week in Oakville, Ontario.
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PM wants answers from Saudi Arabia on Khashoggi killing

PM wants answers from Saudi Arabia on Khashoggi killing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters in Singapore Thursday that his government wants answers from Saudi Arabia on its possible role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Trudeau: Singaporean memorial to his ancestor is ‘very touching’

Trudeau: Singaporean memorial to his ancestor is ‘very touching’

The prime minister explained to university students Thursday how his family tree links him to one of Singapore's most famous residents. Justin Trudeau said his family history “highlights connections between Canada and Singapore.”
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Gerard Butler takes in California wildfire victims

Gerard Butler takes in California wildfire victims

Gerard Butler is taking in victims of wildfires. The 48-year-old star's Malibu home was damaged in the blaze, but he has revealed his heartbreak for those who are suffering more, while revealing he has been doing what he can to help.
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Canada ‘unequivocal’ on human rights, including China: Trudeau

Canada ‘unequivocal’ on human rights, including China: Trudeau

Justin Trudeau says trade and human rights talks go hand in hand and China is no exception. The prime minister says he highlighted concerns for China’s minority Uighur population in his bilateral meeting with Chinese leaders.
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Ill-Abilities breakdancers team up with Montreal ballet company

Ill-Abilities breakdancers team up with Montreal ballet company

A breakdance crew with disabilities is performing an anniversary show in Montreal on Saturday at one of Canada's most prestigious ballet stages. Ill-Abilities founder Luca Patuelli says the crew’s motto is “no excuses, no limits.”
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Dwane Casey says he won’t be emotional facing Raptors

Dwane Casey says he won’t be emotional facing Raptors

Former Raptors coach Dwane Casey says he won’t get emotional in his first game against Toronto since he was fired. The Detroit Pistons coach is back in Toronto to take on the Raptors Wednesday night.
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Jim Carr says trade talks ‘build bridges’

Jim Carr says trade talks ‘build bridges’

International Trade Minister Jim Carr says Canada is interested in a trade deal with China that helps female entrepreneurs and Indigenous people. Carr and the prime minister were in Singapore discussing trade with Asian nations.
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Final season of 'Game of Thrones' to premiere in April

Final season of 'Game of Thrones' to premiere in April

The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run.
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Calgarians say no to 2026 Olympic bid

Calgarians say no to 2026 Olympic bid

Calgary residents voted no to bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in a plebiscite on Tuesday, though city council will get the final say. Former Olympic bobsledder Helen Upperton says she’s “heartbroken.”
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First Nation marks ‘milestone’ land deal at Alberta ceremony

First Nation marks ‘milestone’ land deal at Alberta ceremony

Lubicon Lake First Nation Chief Billy-Joe Laboucan says a long-awaited treaty signed last month will allow ‘drastic’ improvements in the community. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley attended a ceremony marking the deal on Tuesday.
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Teens on how social media could affect well-being of students

Teens on how social media could affect well-being of students

The Toronto District School Board says social media use is one area of concern as new data indicates a decline in students’ well-being. One high schooler says turning off phone notifications is one way he maintains “balance.”
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Amazon's HQ2 goes to NYC and Virginia

Amazon's HQ2 goes to NYC and Virginia

Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 will go to both New York and a city in Virginia
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Raptors coach says it will be ‘strange’ facing Dwane Casey

Raptors coach says it will be ‘strange’ facing Dwane Casey

Raptors coach Nick Nurse says he expects plenty of “juice in the arena” when Toronto takes on Dwane Casey’s Detroit Pistons Wednesday night. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry says it will feel “different” taking on his former coach.
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Amazon's HQ2 goes to NYC and Virginia

Amazon's HQ2 goes to NYC and Virginia

Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 will go to both New York and a city in Virginia
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Wayne Gretzky says Willie O’Ree made hockey better

Wayne Gretzky says Willie O’Ree made hockey better

First black player in the NHL Willie O’Ree and former goalie Martin Brodeur are among the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Wayne Gretzky says his dad has been praising O’Ree for a long time.
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Reaction to refugee kids’ first snowfall video gives sponsor ‘hope'

Reaction to refugee kids’ first snowfall video gives sponsor ‘hope'

A woman who shared a video of Eritrean children enjoying their first Toronto snowfall says the positive Twitter reaction gives her “hope for humanity.” Rebecca Davies is part of a group that sponsored the refugee family of five.
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Marvel Comic creator Stan Lee dead at 95

Marvel Comic creator Stan Lee dead at 95

The Marvel Comics legend created Spider-Man, Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Iron Man and The Avengers.
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New $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond goes into circulation

New $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond goes into circulation

A new $10 banknote featuring Viola Desmond's portrait will go into circulation in a week
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PM: Politicians should use social media in ‘positive ways’

PM: Politicians should use social media in ‘positive ways’

At a Paris event Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested there are politicians using social media to create “polarization” in the electorate. The discussion was driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter.
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New $10 bill with Viola Desmond goes into circulation

New $10 bill with Viola Desmond goes into circulation

A new $10 banknote featuring Viola Desmond's portrait will go into circulation in a week
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Justin Trudeau: Canada has heard Khashoggi recording

Justin Trudeau: Canada has heard Khashoggi recording

The prime minister says he hasn't personally listened to a recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But Justin Trudeau told reporters in Paris Monday that Canadian intelligence officials have heard it.
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Trudeau says attacks on media aim to increase ‘cynicism’

Trudeau says attacks on media aim to increase ‘cynicism’

Justin Trudeau is framing attacks on the press as an attempt to “undermine” citizens’ trust in institutions. The prime minister spoke Sunday to an audience that included world leaders at the Paris Peace Forum.
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Canada’s ‘stabilizing’ role crucial 100 years after WW1: Vance

Canada’s ‘stabilizing’ role crucial 100 years after WW1: Vance

Gen. Jonathan Vance says this year’s Remembrance Day ceremonies are especially poignant 100 years after the end of the First World War. Canada’s top soldier says the military has a role in building a “peaceful world.”
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Trudeau greeted by Macron ahead of Paris Armistice Day events

Trudeau greeted by Macron ahead of Paris Armistice Day events

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the world leaders greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Sunday ahead of events commemorating 100 years since the end of fighting in the First World War.
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Justin Trudeau honours veterans during a visit to Vimy Ridge

Justin Trudeau honours veterans during a visit to Vimy Ridge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked veterans for their sacrifice during a visit to Vimy Ridge, France, on Saturday, one day before the world marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.
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Gary Bettman calls entering Hockey Hall of Fame ‘overwhelming’

Gary Bettman calls entering Hockey Hall of Fame ‘overwhelming’

The Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2018, Gary Bettman, Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Willie O'Ree, Jayna Hefford and Alexander Yakushev, received their Hall of Fame rings in Toronto on Friday ahead of Monday’s induction ceremony.
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Alberta still pushing for Keystone XL pipeline after U.S. stoppage

Alberta still pushing for Keystone XL pipeline after U.S. stoppage

A U.S. judge has ordered a halt to the Keystone XL pipeline project until it passes further environmental review. Alberta’s energy minister calls the ruling a “frustrating setback” but says the province is addressing the concerns.
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Wildfires force thousands to flee in California

Wildfires force thousands to flee in California

Wildfires are forcing thousands of people to flee their homes in California
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Fly Jamaica passenger calls emergency landing a ‘miracle’

Fly Jamaica passenger calls emergency landing a ‘miracle’

None of the 82 Canadians on board a Toronto-bound flight were injured after a Fly Jamaica plane made an emergency landing and skidded off the runway in Georgetown, Guyana. One passenger says the captain reported a hydraulics problem.
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Three Major Wildfires Force Thousands to Flee in California

Three Major Wildfires Force Thousands to Flee in California

Three Major Wildfires Force Thousandsto Flee in California Two of the fires are miles from a bar in Thousand Oaks where 12 people were killed in a mass shooting. Voluntary evacuations of around 75,000 homes in Ventura County have been called for b...
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Newly renovated West Block handed over to Speaker of the House

Newly renovated West Block handed over to Speaker of the House

The Speaker of the House of Commons was handed a symbolic key on Thursday as MPs prepare to move to the West Block ahead of renovations on Parliament's Centre Block.
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Andrew Scheer on ‘shock’ at hearing of Clement sexting scandal

Andrew Scheer on ‘shock’ at hearing of Clement sexting scandal

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer reiterated Thursday that Tony Clement first told him a sexting scandal involved one “isolated incident.” Scheer says after more incidents came to light, the MP agreed he should leave the Tory caucus.
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Painter Bev Tosh on her series paying tribute to war brides

Painter Bev Tosh on her series paying tribute to war brides

Artist Bev Tosh says her series of over 150 paintings of war brides started with a larger-than-life portrait of her mother. Tosh says the collection – currently showing at the RAF museum in London -- has become “extremely powerful.”
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TSB looking into ‘decision making’ on 747 that overran runway

TSB looking into ‘decision making’ on 747 that overran runway

A Transportation Safety Board investigator says it appears a cargo plane pilot chose the Halifax runway the 747 overran when landing Wednesday in strong winds. The TSB is investigating the incident that injured four crew members.
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Funding aims to help stop gun smuggling: Ralph Goodale

Funding aims to help stop gun smuggling: Ralph Goodale

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Border Security Minister Bill Blair announced Thursday federal funding aimed at tackling gun and gang violence. Goodale said stopping the flow of guns into Canada is important.
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Feds to disburse Ontario climate funds directly: McKenna

Feds to disburse Ontario climate funds directly: McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says $420 million from a climate fund will be disbursed directly to Ontario institutions, cities and business after the provincial government of Premier Doug Ford cancelled its climate program.
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Sharon and Bram say the singing won’t stop with retirement tour

Sharon and Bram say the singing won’t stop with retirement tour

Currently on a farewell tour, children’s entertainers Sharon Hampson and Bram Morrison say touring is getting harder with age. The “Skinnamarink” singers say that today, it’s often parents and grandparents who know them best.
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Bernard Landry had ‘tremendous passion’: Justin Trudeau

Bernard Landry had ‘tremendous passion’: Justin Trudeau

Former Quebec premier Bernard Landry died Tuesday at the age of 81. Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Landry left a lasting impact on Quebec’s history.
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Feds unveil legislation aimed at reducing poverty in Canada

Feds unveil legislation aimed at reducing poverty in Canada

The social development minister says the federal government’s proposed anti-poverty law aims to make Canada a “world leader” in eradicating poverty. Jean-Yves Duclos made the announcement Tuesday at an Ottawa food bank.
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Clement’s sexting was a ‘terrible lapse of judgment,’ says Scheer

Clement’s sexting was a ‘terrible lapse of judgment,’ says Scheer

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Tony Clement will remain a member of the federal caucus despite admitting he sent sexually explicit photos and a video to someone online. Scheer says it was a “very poor decision” on Clement’s part.
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