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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Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh over Trans Mountain

Trudeau faces off with Scheer, Singh over Trans Mountain

One day after the Liberals gave a green-light to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the partisan rhetoric in the House of Commons gets ratcheted up over Canada’s energy sector and the environment.
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Liberals, Conservatives exchange heckles during raucous question period

Liberals, Conservatives exchange heckles during raucous question period

Liberals start chanting “four more years” after a particularly sharp back-and-forth between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre who asked about the government’s promise to balance the budget by 2019 that ...
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Asked about Norman case, Trudeau talks about questions answered

Asked about Norman case, Trudeau talks about questions answered

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks about the number of questions he has taken on Wednesdays in the House of Commons -- when he answers every question -- after Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt asks Trudeau to apologize to Vice-Admiral Mark No...
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"Avengers: Endgame" to be re-released with new footage

"Avengers: Endgame" to be re-released with new footage

Two months after its initial release, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed the theatrical re-release of "Avengers: Endgame." The re-released film will include an unknown amount of footage that did not make the official cut in the fir...
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Make passports free, federal advisers suggest

Make passports free, federal advisers suggest

A federal advisory panel says Ottawa should consider making passports free to everyone for one year. The suggestion was made to ease the introduction of new no-fly list procedures. The coming changes will require passengers to present authorized p...
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Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques set to return after six-month space mission

Canadian astronaut Saint-Jacques set to return after six-month space mission

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth late Monday as his six-month mission comes to an end. His first space mission, with NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, began Dec. 3 when the trio arriv...
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Keanu Reeves voices Canadian character in 'Toy Story 4'

Keanu Reeves voices Canadian character in 'Toy Story 4'

A new Canadian character is being introduced in "Toy Story 4." Keanu Reeves lends his voice to stunt man Duke Caboom. Walt Disney Studios' Greg Mason says Reeves perfectly embodies the character
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Hundreds gather to oppose Trans Mountain in Vancouver

Hundreds gather to oppose Trans Mountain in Vancouver

Several hundred people gathered in downtown Vancouver to protest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Protesters are pledging more action throughout the summer to stop the project from being built.
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Trudeau to talk about China, trade in meeting with Donald Trump

Trudeau to talk about China, trade in meeting with Donald Trump

Justin Trudeau says Parliament could be recalled this summer, if necessary, to ratify the new North American trade agreement. Trudeau is heading to Washington today, where he says he will talk about trade, China and the upcoming G20 meeting with U...
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Kenney pleased with federal approval of Trans Mountain

Kenney pleased with federal approval of Trans Mountain

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is happy Ottawa has again approved the construction of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion. Speaking in Edmonton after the decision Tuesday, Kenney says he won't celebrate until the project, which would t...
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Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

Food and lifestyles guru Martha Stewart says the recipe for success she has followed throughout her career also applies to cannabis companies: offer quality products at fair prices. Stewart spoke to about 650 cannabis industry leaders Tuesday at t...
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B.C. Indigenous leaders pledge to continue fighting Trans Mountain pipeline

B.C. Indigenous leaders pledge to continue fighting Trans Mountain pipeline

Tsleil-Waututh Chief Leah George-Wilson says the First Nation will appeal Ottawa's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline. She was among several Indigenous leaders who say the federal government failed to meet the Federal Court of Appeal's expect...
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Hundreds gather to oppose Trans Mountain in Vancouver

Hundreds gather to oppose Trans Mountain in Vancouver

Several hundred people gathered in downtown Vancouver to protest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Protesters are pledging more action throughout the summer to stop the project from being built.
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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets second green light from Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave Canada’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second lease on life Tuesday, making his best case for a pipeline project that critics see as diametrically opposed to the Liberal message of tackling th...
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Protesters scuffle at Trans Mountain rally

Protesters scuffle at Trans Mountain rally

A rally to support the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion briefly became heated when an anti-pipeline protester began blasting loud music. Supporters say they want the pipeline project built to create jobs and boost Canada's economy.
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Safety tips for staying safe in large crowds

Safety tips for staying safe in large crowds

Large crowds, especially in confined spaces, can turn deadly in the case of a security incident or panic. Here are some expert tips for staying safe: Retain situational awareness i.e.: know what's going on around you. Have several escape routes. K...
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PBO report puts Liberals on defensive for housing strategy

PBO report puts Liberals on defensive for housing strategy

The Liberals defended their spending plans under the decade-long national housing strategy in the House of Commons. A critical report from the parliamentary budget officer fed opposition accusations that the Liberals had misled Canadians about the...
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Suspect sought after Raptors rally shooting

Suspect sought after Raptors rally shooting

Toronto police are still looking for a suspect after Monday's shooting that sent dozens scurrying for cover during a celebration for the Raptors' historic NBA win. Police Chief Mark Saunders said three people were arrested and charged with firearm...
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Blair says more gun-control action needed

Blair says more gun-control action needed

Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair says more must be done to address gun violence, but he is also signalling no new measures will be taken before the fall election. Blair says steps could — and should — be taken to prevent the theft, illegal dive...
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Ottawa reacts to China suspending imports from Canadian pork company

Ottawa reacts to China suspending imports from Canadian pork company

Canada's agriculture minister has confirmed a Chinese state news agency report that China has halted imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork. Marie Claude Bibeau says one shipment has been halted...
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Sexting teens at risk of substance use: study

Sexting teens at risk of substance use: study

Sexting by youth between the ages of 12 and 17 is linked with risks such as multiple sexual partners, anxiety, depression and substance use. A new analysis of 23 studies by the University of Calgary, suggests sex education needs to be part of the ...
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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media. Mustaine wrote that he is working closely with doctors on a treatment plan with a high suc...
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Canada ready for Dutch challenge at Women's World Cup

Canada ready for Dutch challenge at Women's World Cup

Fifth-ranked Canada takes on the eighth-ranked Netherlands on Thursday in Reims, France, in the team’s final preliminary-round game at the Women’s World Cup. Both teams have already booked their ticket to the tournament’s knockout round but Thursd...
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Vance, Sajjan on Canadian soldier killed in Bulgaria

Vance, Sajjan on Canadian soldier killed in Bulgaria

Gen. Jonathan Vance, Canada's chief of the defence staff, says a Canadian soldier has been killed in a parachuting accident in Bulgaria. Vance, who delivered the news before a federal cabinet meeting in Ottawa, says next of kin have been notified....
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