Ontario is raising some class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario is raising some class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum

Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson announced in Toronto on Friday that the provincial government will increase some elementary and high school class sizes and introduce a new sex-ed curriculum as part of education sector reform.
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Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver

Trudeau touts economic record at Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes aim at Conservative 'trickle-down economics,' touts Liberal investment in middle class at pricey fundraiser in Vancouver.
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Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

Alberta launches spring sitting with bill to kill provincial carbon tax

Premier Jason Kenney began the spring sitting with his new United Conservative government by introducing a bill to kill the provincial carbon tax by May 30th.
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Protester interrupts Trudeau in Vancouver

Protester interrupts Trudeau in Vancouver

Anti-pipeline protester Will George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation interrupts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver. Dozens of anti-pipeline protesters gathered outside the event.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford meets with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs at Queen's Park

Ontario Premier Doug Ford meets with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs at Queen's Park

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Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet

Trudeau announces new coast guard fleet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces a "full renewal" of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kamloops

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Kamloops

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Kamloops, B.C., Tuesday evening for the nomination meeting of Terry Lake, a former provincial health minister, in the riding of Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo.
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Quebec zoo owner charged with animal cruelty

Quebec zoo owner charged with animal cruelty

Animal welfare officials are seizing over 100 animals from a small zoo in Quebec after an investigation found alleged abuse and neglect. The Montreal SPCA says the owner is facing one count each of criminal animal neglect and criminal animal cruel...
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No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer

No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer

Double murderer Edward Downey has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years. He was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2016 deaths of Sara Baillie, 34, and her five-year-old daughter Taliyah Marsman.
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Premier Ford promises funding to help large cities and school boards find savings

Premier Ford promises funding to help large cities and school boards find savings

Premier Doug Ford says the province is willing to pay for large municipalities and school boards to review their budgets in an effort to find savings.
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"Game of Thrones" finale sets new ratings record

"Game of Thrones" finale sets new ratings record

The long awaited finale of HBO's hit show, "Game of Thrones," has broken TV ratings. 19.3 million viewers tuned in for the series' final episode ever on Sunday night. "The Iron Throne" broke the record set by last week's episode, "The Bells,"which...
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Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful

Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful

Sophie Turner finds petition to remake "Game of Thrones" disrespectful. Sophie Turner, famed for her role as Sansa Stark on "Game of Thrones," recently spoke about the show’s ending in an interview. Turner admitted she was not surprised by the cri...
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Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduces digital charter

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduces digital charter

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains introduced a digital charter aimed at protecting privacy and personal control of data. Speaking at an Empire Club of Canada event in Toronto, Bains says the government will review the Privacy Act and take other me...
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Retaliation key to ending trade dispute: PM

Retaliation key to ending trade dispute: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's retaliatory tariffs on American goods were key to restoring free access to the U.S. market for Canadian steel and aluminum. Trudeau paid a visit Tuesday to Aluminerie Alouette, an aluminum plant in Sept-...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at technology conference in Toronto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at technology conference in Toronto

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B.C. Lions kick off training camp

B.C. Lions kick off training camp

A new-look B.C. Lions squad is hitting the field for training camp following a flurry of roster moves over the off-season.
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Canada, U.S. tariff dispute over: Trudeau

Canada, U.S. tariff dispute over: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that the U.S. has agreed to lift its punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum, putting an end to a year-long dispute.
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RCMP video should shock Canadians: Sinclair

RCMP video should shock Canadians: Sinclair

Former Truth and Reconciliation commissioner Murray Sinclair says a video of a Mountie interrogating a young Indigenous woman disclosing sexual abuse in B.C. foster care brings home in a "visceral way" a reality that Canadians should be shocked by...
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Mark Norman affair needs public inquiry, Scheer says

Mark Norman affair needs public inquiry, Scheer says

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says Canada needs a public inquiry into the case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. On Parliament Hill Friday, Scheer says a full investigation is justified to examine how the military's former second-in-command came to...
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Conservatives prod Liberals over report Trudeau pushed Norman leak

Conservatives prod Liberals over report Trudeau pushed Norman leak

The Mark Norman affair dominated question period Friday in the House of Commons, fueled by a report in the Globe and Mail newspaper that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed for an investigation over the leak of cabinet secrets regarding a $700 mi...
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Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7

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Dan Aykroyd on reviving 'Ghostbusters' for a new generation

Dan Aykroyd on reviving 'Ghostbusters' for a new generation

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N.L. party leaders react to Liberal minority win

N.L. party leaders react to Liberal minority win

Newfoundland and Labrador elected a rare minority government Thursday night. Dwight Ball's Liberals squeaked by with a diminished seat count while Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie said he hopes to topple the government within a year.
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