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December 17, 2017 9:50 am gmt |
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A meteorologist with Environment Canada says the first “major” snowstorm of the season in Newfoundland and Labrador has covered part of the province in a thick layer of snow. Rodney Barney said blizzard and winter storm warnings have been issued in parts of the Avalon Peninsula and around...
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December 16, 2017 9:27 am gmt |
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The founder of pharmaceutical company Apotex, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey Sherman, were found dead in their Toronto, Ontario home, Canadian media reported on Friday (December 15). “I am beyond words right now. My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead. Wonderful human ...
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December 10, 2017 12:16 pm gmt |
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The Governments of Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change. The plan puts the country on the path to reducing carbon pollution, ...
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December 9, 2017 9:04 am gmt |
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Justin Trudeau has made history as the first Canadian Prime Minister to appear on the cover of an international LGBT magazine. Trudeau has been featured on the cover of Attitude magazine, the UK’s best-selling and award-winning gay magazine. This isn’t the first time Trudeau has publicly shown ...
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December 8, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said any trade deal with China will have to be mutually beneficial, showing no signs of compromising on domestic interests on Thursday (December 7) at the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China. Despite leaving his trade minister in Beijing to salvage early ta...
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December 4, 2017 9:09 am gmt |
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A Sri Lankan family who spent five years in Canada was deported Sunday despite appeals to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to issue a reprieve. Their flight took off from Montreal’s Trudeau airport Sunday evening. Before leaving their home in Parc-Extension, Robert Lawrence, the father of t...
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December 3, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
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Justin Trudeau lifted off for China late Saturday afternoon after spending part of the day in British Columbia to campaign with the Liberal candidate in a local byelection. The prime minister joined Gordon Hogg in South Surrey-White Rock, a riding the party hopes to take away from the Conservatives. ...
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December 2, 2017 12:04 pm gmt |
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The unofficial greeting in the bilingual Canadian city of Montreal has long been a friendly “Bonjour, Hi!” But that standard is no more since a motion mandating store clerks to greet customers only in French was passed in Quebec’s provincial legislature. The move reaffirms French as...
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December 1, 2017 11:24 am gmt |
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The victim of a fatal overnight collision in Brampton has been identified as a 42-year-old Catholic elementary school teacher. Leo Abraham of Caledon was driving home from a Toronto FC game when the collision occurred. According to a friend, the two had gone together but taken separate vehicles. The ...
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November 30, 2017 11:48 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took steps to mend the nation’s fractured relationship with its own LGBT community. In the House of Commons, he issued a lengthy, formal apology to gay Canadians who’d been fired from their jobs and the military during the Cold War. Trudeau, who teare...
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November 28, 2017 12:14 pm gmt |
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The Trudeau government has earmarked more than $100 million to compensate members of the military and other federal agencies whose careers were sidelined or ended due to their sexual orientation, The Canadian Press has learned. The money will be paid out as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement t...
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November 27, 2017 11:58 am gmt |
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A leading researcher on terrorist travellers says returnees to Canada can be rehabilitated, as those who come back to their home countries are often disillusioned or traumatized. Lorne Dawson, sociology professor at the University of Waterloo, says others feel they have done their duty to defend Musl...
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November 26, 2017 10:26 am gmt |
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A Florida teen wanted in connection with the death of his grandmother was busted in upstate New York after taking a wrong turn toward Canada, authorities said. Logan Mott, 15, and his grandmother, Kristina French, were reported missing earlier this week after failing to pick up the teen’s father and ...
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November 24, 2017 9:01 am gmt |
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Canadian officials held crisis talks Thursday, November 23, as new figures showed that most border jumpers who flooded into the country from the United States this year were granted asylum. Only 1,572 refugee claims out of 14,467 have been heard so far, but of these 941 or 60% have been accepted, acc...
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November 23, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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There were 14,467 refugee claims made by people who crossed into Canada outside legal border points in a nine-month period this year, and nearly half of them were from Haiti. Data released by the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) on Wednesday shows that 6,304 citizens of Haiti claimed refugee statu...