Freeland welcomes Saudi teen refugee to Canada

Freeland welcomes Saudi teen refugee to Canada

A teen fleeing her allegedly abusive family in Saudi Arabia arrived at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday as a refugee. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun a “brave new Canadian.”
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New Quebec government tables balanced budget, projects $2.5 billion surplus

New Quebec government tables balanced budget, projects $2.5 billion surplus

Finance Minister Eric Girard says his budget will leave more money in Quebecers' pockets and pour funding into the key portfolios of education and health. Both will see spending increase in 2019-20 by more than five per cent. The budget projects a...
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Future restaurants to boast robot servers

Future restaurants to boast robot servers

Only a few eateries in Canada have embraced robotics and other high-tech offerings. But more owners may be hesitant to do so due to high costs in a low-margin industry. Robo Sushi in Toronto is staffed partly by waist-high robots with two eyes and...
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PM says ex-ministers still welcome in caucus despite criticism on SNC-Lavalin

PM says ex-ministers still welcome in caucus despite criticism on SNC-Lavalin

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott disagree with him over the SNC-Lavalin issue, all Liberals are united on the ‘big things’ like investing in the middle class and fighting climate change.
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As MPs pull all-nighter, Philpott breathes fresh life into SNC-Lavalin scandal

As MPs pull all-nighter, Philpott breathes fresh life into SNC-Lavalin scandal

The Opposition parties are redoubling their efforts to get more transparency over the SNC-Lavalin controversy, following a bombshell interview former federal Treasury Board president Jane Philpott gave to Maclean's magazine. In the interview, Phil...
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Ontario government making changes to controversial autism program

Ontario government making changes to controversial autism program

Ontario is tweaking its controversial autism program, eliminating income testing and exploring supports based on need. Parents of children with autism have been protesting the plan announced last month by Children, Community and Social Services Mi...
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'Schitt's Creek' to end for good in 2020

'Schitt's Creek' to end for good in 2020

"Schitt's Creek" fans, prepare to say goodbye to the Rose family. Canadian father-and-son co-creators Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy revealed the beloved half-hour show will wrap up for good next year. The Levys also play father and son on the sitcom...
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Premier Doug Ford responds to the release of an Integrity Commissioner's report on the hiring of Ron

Premier Doug Ford responds to the release of an Integrity Commissioner's report on the hiring of Ron

Premier Doug Ford says his government is completely vindicated after the release of an integrity commissioner's report that says he stayed at arm's length from the hiring of Ron Taverner as OPP commissioner. The report also says the process was fl...
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College, university students walk out of class to protest funding changes

College, university students walk out of class to protest funding changes

College and university students across the province walked out of class Wednesday to protest the government's changes to post-secondary funding.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau begins selling his budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau begins selling his budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau kicked off his post-budget sales effort with a speech to a breakfast business audience in Toronto. He defended his Liberal government's strategy of deficit spending as key to economic growth.
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Conservative Leader Scheer rallies party caucus against Trudeau budget

Conservative Leader Scheer rallies party caucus against Trudeau budget

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer, in an election-style speech to his party caucus, ridiculed the Trudeau Liberals for what he sees as failings of the government's fourth and final budget before the October election. Scheer also continued to...
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Andreescu joins list of Canadian sport surprises

Andreescu joins list of Canadian sport surprises

Bianca Andreescu's win at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament is just the latest major Canadian underdog to triumph. Here are some other examples of Canadian athletes and teams that pulled off improbable victories on international sporting stag...
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Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli reacts to 2019 Federal budget

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli reacts to 2019 Federal budget

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli calls the 2019 federal budget a disappointment and says it will not meet the needs of Ontario on a number of fronts. Fedeli kept up the province’s attack on the federal carbon price, saying it will impact the co...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses the federal budget, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and ND

Finance Minister Bill Morneau discusses the federal budget, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and ND

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announces the federal budget, and highlights different initiatives that the new budget will fund. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh react to the announcement.
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UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks at launch of Alberta election

UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks at launch of Alberta election

Alberta UCP Leader Jason Kenney speaks as the writ drops to begin the Alberta provincial election. Kenney says his party will focus on creating jobs and reducing taxes to boost the Alberta economy.
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Eerily empty Calgary mall lands first anchor tenant almost one year after opening

Eerily empty Calgary mall lands first anchor tenant almost one year after opening

The New Horizon Mall in Calgary has more than 500 retail spaces but only 73 are occupied. The mall developers have sold most of the units, ranging from 145 to 530 square feet, to individual owners who can either rent them out or set up their own b...
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Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

Highlights from the 2019 Federal Budget

What you need to know about the 2019 Federal Budget. The new budget includes funding for a Canada Training Benefit to help workers upgrade skills and acquire new ones while keeping their jobs. $1.18 billion over five years to toughen border securi...
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Conservatives protest shutdown of justice committee probe

Conservatives protest shutdown of justice committee probe

The Liberal-dominated House of Commons justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting outrage from the Conservatives and NDP. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of thumb...
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Opposition outraged as justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

Opposition outraged as justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

The Liberal-dominated justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting fresh cries of outrage from the Conservatives and NDP. New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh pressed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call a ...
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Albertans go to the polls on April 16

Albertans go to the polls on April 16

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley kicked off the province's election campaign with a rally in Calgary Tuesday. She wasted no time attacking United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney.
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Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and Own The Podium announce concussion guidelines for high-performance athletes.
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Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Concussion guidelines launched for Canada's Olympians, Paralympians

Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and Own The Podium announce concussion guidelines for high-performance athletes.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks up for Ukraine

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland explains why it's important for Canada to extend its military mission in Ukraine and help monitor its upcoming presidential election.
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After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

After top bureaucrat quits, opposition says Wilson-Raybould must testify again

Conservative MPs Candice Bergen and Pierre Poilievre and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh say Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick's resignation Monday only raises new questions about the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s first day in the House of Commons

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh takes his seat in the House of Commons, the first visible minority leader in the Commons in Canadian history, and rises to ask his first question of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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