N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

N.B. Premier Higgs on Sherbrooke’s decision to seek 2021 Francophonie Games

After ballooning costs prompted New Brunswick to abandon the 2021 Francophonie Games, Sherbrooke, Que., has agreed to step in as host on the condition that the budget can be kept under control. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs blames the provinc...
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Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans call for boycott of ‘Mulan’ after lead actress supports Hong Kong police

Fans of the upcoming live-action film"Mulan" are calling for the movie's boycott. The calls came after the film's lead actress, Liu Yifei, made several posts on social media in support of Hong Kong’s police force. The tweets are in reference to th...
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Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Agriculture Minister announces plan to provide $1.75 billion over eight years to dairy farmers acros

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced $1.75 billion in compensation for Canadian dairy farmers to offset a loss of market share resulting from free trade agreements with Europe and countries on the Pacific Rim. Canada...
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Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

Jimmy Kimmel named honourary mayor of Dildo, N.L.

After weeks broadcasting his passion for Dildo, N.L., late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel was named "honourary mayor." A gaggle of residents and politicians appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday, offering the comedian a key to the community. Dildo h...
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Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada. Trudeau made the announcement today prior to a round table meeting focused on promoting trades f...
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Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

Canada sending plane to Uganda to help with peacekeeping in Africa

A Canadian Forces Hercules plane will be sent to Uganda to take part in a United Nations peacekeeping mission over the next year. It will transport troops, equipment and supplies to Congo and South Sudan. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the ai...
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Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Driver charged after vehicle crashes into London home, causing gas explosion

Seven people were injured and about 100 homes had to be evacuated after a house explosion in a southwestern Ontario city caused a massive fire late Wednesday night. Police say the blast in London, Ont., was caused by a vehicle slamming into a home...
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Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Cinematographer Roger Deakins to get award at TIFF

Venerable cinematographer Roger Deakins will be honoured at next month's Toronto International Film Festival. The 14-time Oscar nominee, who won the golden statuette last year for "Blade Runner 2049," will get the Variety Artisan Award at the TIFF...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

Harry Styles turns down role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’

There are reports that Harry Styles has passed on appearing in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” Rumors swirled that he would star asPrince Eric, the love interest of Ariel, who will be played by Halle Bailey. Both AMC ...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Aug. 12th

Cannabis company Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial second-quarter results on Tuesday. Metro Inc. will release its third-quarter financial results and hold a conference call to discuss the results with analysts on Wed...
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Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Vehicle slams into house causing explosion: police

Dozens of people in London, Ont., have been displaced after a vehicle crashed into a natural gas line that caused an explosion that destroyed one home and set others ablaze. A spokeswoman for the city says seven homes were "severely impacted" by t...
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Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Money Monitor: Dashcams praised as protection while driving

Dashboard cameras are increasingly being bought and installed in personal vehicles by motorists who want to bring an impartial witness on road trips. AutoTemp manager, Tim Bruce, says camera sales and installations at his Calgary shop are equally ...
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Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau repeats non-apology for 'standing up for jobs' in SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is repeating his message on the SNC-Lavalin affair: he’s not about to apologize for what he calls standing up for Canadian jobs, communities and citizens. During an event in Fredericton Thursday, Trudeau reiterated th...
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Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

Judge finds Calgary man guilty in grandson's death

A judge has found a Calgary man guilty of killing his young grandson. Allan Perdomo Lopez was charged with manslaughter in the 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo. The trial heard that Emilio died of a blunt-force brain injury five months a...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to ethics commissioner's report that he violated conflict of

Justin Trudeau responds to the federal ethics commissioner's report that he violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin
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Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Scheer calls on RCMP to investigate after ethics commissioner ruling on SNC-Lavalin affair

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says there’s enough evidence of misconduct by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the SNC-Lavalin affair to warrant an investigation by the RCMP. Scheer was responding to a report by ethics commissioner Mario Dion, w...
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Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief discusses new plans to combat gun violence

Toronto police chief Mark Saunders held a press conference to discuss the Toronto Police Service’s plan for new funding for gun and gang violence Wednesday at city police headquarters. Saunders says an influx of government money will be used to fu...
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Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

Black Coalition of Quebec celebrates approval of racial profiling class action lawsuit against Montr

The president of the Black Coalition of Quebec says the authorization of a class action lawsuit against the City of Montreal is a chance for the community to see justice. Dan Philip says Montreal police have long targeted minority community member...
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Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Tory and Trudeau on partnership to prevent gun violence

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared alongside Toronto Mayor John Tory on Tuesday touting recent efforts to curb rising gun violence in the city. On Monday, Tory announced that the municipal, provincial and federal governments were each providin...
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Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed (International Left-handers Day, Aug. 13)

Four advantages to being left-handed. With approximately 90% of the world’s population being right-handed, being a leftie is considered very rare. In honour of International Left-handers Day on August 13, here are four advantages left-handed peopl...
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Trade show showcases the latest in police tools

Trade show showcases the latest in police tools

Canada's police chiefs are getting a chance to kick a few tires and look at some of the latest crimefighting equipment at a trade show in Calgary. The policing trade show features over 150 exhibits promoting new tools of the trade including armour...
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Election campaign in Manitoba is officially underway

Election campaign in Manitoba is officially underway

Manitoba's provincial election campaign officially kicked off Monday. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister visited the lieutenant-governor to start a 29-day campaign ending with a vote on Sept. 10. Pallister's PCs will focus the campaig...
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Ottawa to fund Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid after provincial cuts

Ottawa to fund Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid after provincial cuts

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will spend $26 million this year on refugee and immigration legal aid services in Ontario after the province cut funding.
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Cyclist riding across Canada on wooden bike makes stop in Ottawa to promote green jobs

Cyclist riding across Canada on wooden bike makes stop in Ottawa to promote green jobs

Zac Wagman is cycling from coast to coast on a Canadian-made wooden bicycle, to celebrate youth working in green jobs across the country. Wagman's ride is part of Project Learning Tree Canada, which provides young Canadians with work experiences i...
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