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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Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Trudeau names Anne McLellan adviser on SNC-Lavalin affair

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Anne McLellan, a former Liberal attorney general, will look into how the SNC-Lavalin affair was handled, as he faces questions from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh about the allegat...
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Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Ice dancer Tessa Virtue on Barbie doll made in her likeness

Speaking backstage at the Juno Awards Sunday night in London, Ont., Canadian figure skating star Tessa Virtue says a new Barbie doll inspired by her Olympic win is part of an effort to tackle self-doubt among young girls.
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Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Trudeau fills void in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is filling a cabinet vacancy with British Columbia MP Joyce Murray, who is becoming president of the Treasury Board. The move to promote Murray comes after Ontario MP Jane Philpott quit the cabinet over the SNC-Lavali...
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Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards

Backstage at the Juno Awards, held Sunday night in London, Ont., several artists talked about winning, Sarah McLachlan said she loved hosting, and Corey Hart got emotional about getting inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
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Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Andreescu rockets to No. 24 in world rankings

Canada's Bianca Andreescu has rocketed to No. 24 in the WTA Tour world rankings after her stunning victory at Indian Wells. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., rose 36 positions on this week's list. Andreescu upset eighth-seeded German Angeliq...
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Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian musicians at the Juno Awards talk about the legacy of Corey Hart

Canadian performer and songwriter Corey Hart was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards in London, Ontario on Sunday night. From the red carpet, Canadian musicians reflect on Hart’s legacy and what his music meant to them.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says latest allegations against UCP Leader Jason Kenney demonstrate "a

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks about the new allegations about UCP Leader Jason Kenney's leadership campaign while she speaks at her constituency association's nomination meeting.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Mar. 18th

Tilray Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its financial fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results on Monday. Finance Minister Bill Morneau tables the 2019 federal budget and delivers his budget speech on Tuesday. Alimentation Couche-Tard ...
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David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher among winners on first night of 2019 Juno Awards

David Foster, Loud Luxury and Jeremy Dutcher were among the winners on the first night of the 2019 Juno Awards. Foster won a humanitarian prize, while Loud Luxury took best dance recording and Dutcher got best Indigenous music album.
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Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

Fix-up looming for historic Manitoba Legislative Building

The Manitoba government says repairs are looming for the historic Legislative Building. The province is preparing to spend $150 million to repair the century-old landmark. Finance Minister Scott Fielding says some maintenance and repairs have been...
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Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

Ottawa-B.C. partner on $142 million salmon restoration fund

The federal and B.C. government announced a five-year $142 million innovation fund to rebuild and strengthen B.C.’s wild salmon stocks. Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and B.C. Premier John Horgan were at Victoria’s Fishermen’s Wharf...
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Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec cultural centre president reflects on Christchurch mass shooting

Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre president Boufeldja Benabdallah and prayer attendee Ezzat Regab reflect on the mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque that left 49 dead. The cultural centre was the scene of a similar shooting two years ago, and ...
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Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites fail to contain spread of New Zealand shooting footage

Social media sites are facing backlash after failing to contain the spread of a video of an attack on two New Zealand mosques. The shootings at the two Christchurch mosques left 49 people dead and injured dozens more. The man who allegedly carried...
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Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

Gord Downie tribute sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

A Gord Downie tribute sculpture has been unveiled at Halifax City Hall, in a room that aims to foster conversations about Indigenous history and reconciliation. The sculpture was created by artist Al Hattie and is situated in city hall's Legacy Sp...
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Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers announces he'll seek New Brunswick Liberal leadership

Kevin Vickers, hailed as a hero for helping to end the 2014 attack on Parliament Hill, is making a leap to politics. The former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms announced Friday in Newcastle, N.B., that he is seeking the Liberal leadership in New...
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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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QuickFacts: Boeing 737 Max 8 ban in Canada

QuickFacts: Boeing 737 Max 8 ban in Canada

The ban on Boeing's 737 Max 8 planes stem from safety concerns over possible parallels between two deadly jetliner crashes involving the same type of aircraft. Here are facts and figures about the Max 8 ban and how it affects Canadian passengers a...
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B.C. man believed to be first Canadian to receive intravenous gene therapy

B.C. man believed to be first Canadian to receive intravenous gene therapy

A British Columbia man with a rare genetic disorder says he can eat his favourite foods and travel abroad without worry thanks to a clinical trial.Josh McQuillin has received experimental gene replacement therapy in the intensive care unit at Calg...
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Netflix to remove Lac-Megantic footage from 'Bird Box'

Netflix to remove Lac-Megantic footage from 'Bird Box'

Netflix has agreed to remove images of the 2013 Lac-Megantic disaster that killed 47 people from its blockbuster film, "Bird Box." People in the Quebec town and across the province were shocked after learning in January that footage from the derai...
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Retirees explore new passions, stretch fixed incomes with part-time jobs

Retirees explore new passions, stretch fixed incomes with part-time jobs

Monty Noyes, 66, says his part-time job delivering takeout orders for SkipTheDishes is a source of joy for him that makes it worthwhile even when snowstorms strike in Winnipeg. Noyes is part of a growing trend in Canada of people who retire from t...
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Garneau comments on Canada's decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Garneau comments on Canada's decision to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

Transport Minister Marc Garneau explains the government's decision to ban the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from Canadian skies, effective immediately and until further notice. An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed Sunday minutes after take...
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Premier Ford confirms health executive job losses are coming

Premier Ford confirms health executive job losses are coming

Premier Doug Ford says there will be management-level job losses as a result of the planned merger of 20 provincial health agencies into one, but front-line jobs will be protected. When Health Minister Christine Elliott announced the health transf...
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Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka declined speaking to the media in the wake of his three-game suspension. Ibaka was suspended by the NBA after a fight with Marquese Chriss of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Monday's 126-101 loss in Cleveland. It's t...
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Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Raptor centre Serge Ibaka declines speaking after three-game suspension

Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka declined speaking to the media in the wake of his three-game suspension. Ibaka was suspended by the NBA after a fight with Marquese Chriss of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Monday's 126-101 loss in Cleveland. It's t...
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NDP delivers budget wish list

NDP delivers budget wish list

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling for the federal government to invest in pharmacare, housing and tackling tax havens. Singh’s comments ahead of the federal budget’s release on Tuesday. Singh says the fiscal blueprint a chance for the Liberal go...
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A year after Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared, father still hopes for boy's return

A year after Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared, father still hopes for boy's return

One year ago, 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou disappeared from a Montreal park. While police suspect he fell into the water and died, his father Frederic Kouakou believes Ariel may have been kidnapped and is still alive. Pina Arcamone, director ...
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Passengers react to flying on Boeing 737 Max 8 amid fallout from Ethiopian Airlines crash

Passengers react to flying on Boeing 737 Max 8 amid fallout from Ethiopian Airlines crash

At Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Tuesday, passengers arriving on an Air Canada flight from London — which took off before the airspace ban in the United Kingdom — gave mixed reactions about flying on the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Sun...
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NHL: Leafs' Rielly didn't utter homophobic slur

NHL: Leafs' Rielly didn't utter homophobic slur

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly and general manager Kyle Dubas react to the NHL investigation that found that Rielly did not make a slur directed towards an on-ice official in Monday's game between Toronto and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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Social services failed Indigenous girl before her death, report says

Social services failed Indigenous girl before her death, report says

Manitoba's children's advocate, Daphne Penrose, says social workers and others failed to protect Tina Fontaine - an Indigenous teenager who became sexually exploited and whose body was found in the Red River in 2014.
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'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada for now: Garneau

'All options on the table', but no plans to ground 737 Max 8 in Canada for now: Garneau

While the U.K., Germany, France and Ireland announced they were grounding or closing airspace to the new Boeing plane involved in the Ethiopian Airlines disaster, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada is still studying the situation.
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