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 2018-06-21 21:30 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Lawyer wants former broadcaster accused of bank robberies to take psychiatric tests...

A lawyer appeared in a southern Alberta court today on behalf of a former TV journalist accused in a string of bank robberies....

 2018-06-21 21:27 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. will be ready for cannabis legalization, says finance minister...

P.E.I. is ready for the legalization and retail of cannabis, says P.E.I.'s finance minister Heath MacDonald....

 2018-06-21 21:23 

Global News

City hall looking for reimbursement of salary paid to UFFW president...

City Hall voted in favor Thursday to seek full reimbursement from the head of Winnipeg's firefighters union for a salary that is paid by taxpayers....

 2018-06-21 21:21 

Global News

Killing dogs for meat is illegal, South Korea rules...

Animal advocates hope the decision eventually paves the way for dog meat consumption to end entirely....

 2018-06-21 21:19 

Global News

Global Okanagan news anchor/reporter spends time in 'pet jail' at Lock-In for Love fundraiser...

Klaudia Van Emmerik is one of four brave volunteers to get locked up in a dog kennel to raise funds for the Kelowna SPCA at their annual Locked-In for Love fundraiser. She will not be let out until enough donations have been collected....

 2018-06-21 21:17 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

How a road trip to Calgary for the Stampede changed 2 sisters' lives...

Six years ago, two Ontario sisters took a road tip to Calgary for the Stampede — and ended up staying....

 2018-06-21 21:15 

Global News

Pedestrian walkway over Turcot Interchange gets green light...

The Dalle-Parc pedestrian and cyclist walkway will be built to link the LaSalle, Lachine and the Sud-Ouest boroughs to Notre-Dame-de-Grce....

 2018-06-21 21:12 

Global News

Kate Spade's 'heartbroken' father dies night before daughter's funeral...

The father of fashion designer Kate Spade who died of suicide only two weeks ago passed away Wednesday night, a family spokesperson said....

 2018-06-21 21:11 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Three dead in car accident north of Cache Creek...

All of the deceased were in a car struck by a transport truck at the Hat Creek junction....

 2018-06-21 21:11 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Member of Parliament was abusive, caused confusion at shelter: Red Cross...

A member of Parliament is denying an accusation that she caused a disturbance, created confusion and was verbally abusive at an emergency shelter for forest fire evacuees last summer....

 2018-06-21 21:10 

The Globe and Mail

Tax breaks from insuring a child's life can have cascading benefits...

When a policyholder dies, the accumulating fund along with the face value of the policy is paid out tax-free to the named beneficiaries...

 2018-06-21 21:09 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Heritage status could dash dreams of future murals at North Point Douglas church, pastor says...

John Rademaker loves the beautiful storeys-high Indigenous murals that adorn the sides of his North Point Douglas church and wants to add more, but he says that won't be possible if the city extends heritage status to the building against his wishes....

 2018-06-21 21:08 

Montreal Gazette

Hanes: Weep for the stolen children, and don't let your outrage subside...

Trump's policy of separating migrant parents from children, even if now suspended, is a line in the sand we just can't ignore....

 2018-06-21 21:07 

Toronto Star

Friday's World Cup preview: Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw...

The begins in St. Petersburg in a match between Brazil and Costa Rica, with questions surrounding Brazil star Neymar, who limped out of a training session earlier this week....

 2018-06-21 21:04 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Family of drive-by shooting victim says he did not deserve to die...

Jamie Lee Bishop's brother said he was a caring and generous person. 'He was doing everything right.'...

 2018-06-21 21:04 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

National Indigenous Peoples Day underway in Saskatoon and Regina...

Here are some snapshots from celebrations in Saskatchewan's two biggest cities....

 2018-06-21 21:03 

National Post

Member of Parliament was abusive, caused confusion at shelter: Red Cross...

WINNIPEG — A member of Parliament is denying an accusation that she caused a disturbance, created confusion and was verbally abusive at an emergency shelter for forest fire evacuees last summer. A three-page complaint filed by the Canadian Red Cross...

 2018-06-21 21:03 

Toronto Star

Blue Jays sign second-round pick Griffin Conine...

Power-hitting outfielder is the son of former major leaguer Jeff Conine....

 2018-06-21 21:02 

The Globe and Mail

GE built up investor expectations now it needs to deliver...

Shares of the U.S. industrial conglomerate fell earlier this week to their lowest intraday trading level since July 2009....

 2018-06-21 21:02 

CTV News

Young scientists from Vancouver take aim at hard-to-recycle plastics...

Two young Canadian scientists have created a process that can break down plastics that would otherwise end up in landfills or oceans....

 2018-06-21 21:01 

Global News

The Big Lift is back: Macdonald Bridge overnight closures to resume next month...

Ten weeks of overnight closures are scheduled from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., from Monday to Thursday....

 2018-06-21 21:01 

The Globe and Mail

Credit market U-Turn: Bond yields now signal mortgage shoppers should go with a variable rate...
 2018-06-21 21:01 

CBC

300 academics urge Trudeau to condemn Israeli violence against Gazans...

About 300 Canadian academics have signed an open letter calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure there is an independent investigation into the Israeli army's use of force against Palestinians in Gaza....

 2018-06-21 21:01 

CTV News

N.S. details extent of bedsore 'emergency' after 40-year-old woman's death...

Nova Scotia says more than 150 nursing-home residents are suffering from serious bedsores, as a union proposes legislation to improve care following the death of a 40-year-old woman with an infected bedsore....

 2018-06-21 21:01 

Global News

Toronto police chief defends response time after murder scene left unattended for hours...

"The loss of life is a concern. I'm glad that we made the apprehension and we will look to see what we can do to better our response to any calls....

 2018-06-21 21:00 

CTV News

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children...

The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday....

 2018-06-21 21:00 

Toronto Star

'Toronto is just not ready for scooters,' rider says...

Strict regulations and dangerous conditions make the attractive form of transportation anything but....

 2018-06-21 21:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

'In the true spirit of reconciliation': Island students gather at Abegweit First Nation for Mawi'omi Day...

A pilot project brought together students from three Island schools at Abegweit First Nation for Mawi'omi Day — a day of gathering....

 2018-06-21 20:59 

Global News

Mobile augmented reality game Agents of Discovery adds Alberta missions...

Agents of Discovery, a mobile game and augmented reality platform, has teamed up with six partners in Alberta to launch 12 challenge locations across the province....

 2018-06-21 20:59 

Global News

Cool and stormy start to summer in the Okanagan...

Thunderstorms to start summer as heat slides in and out across the Okanagan....

 2018-06-21 20:58 

The Globe and Mail

Alouettes' Drew Willy looks to prove Bombers wrong two years after trade...

Willy will face his former team for the first time on Friday evening as Montreal hosts Winnipeg in its home opener at Percival Molson Stadium...

 2018-06-21 20:58 

Toronto Star

What does The Star's restaurant critic think of A&W's new veggie burger?...

A&W's new veggie burger is made by Beyond Burger, a Los Angeles company in which Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Gates have invested....

 2018-06-21 20:56 

Global News

Man charged after allegedly walking naked in Kingston: police...

Kingston police say a man was arrested on Wednesday for exposing himself in public....

 2018-06-21 20:56 

Global News

Record number of hikers grind it out for charity in annual Grouse Mountain challenge...

Dozens of hikers hit the natural stair climb bright and early Thursday to make their way up and down the grind as many times as they can and it's all for a good cause....

 2018-06-21 20:55 

Global News

Canada launches second drywall dumping investigation...

The Canada Border Services Agency says it is investigating a complaint concerning gypsum boards being imported for sale in Canada....

 2018-06-21 20:55 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Is B.C. ready for pot legalization? Victoria mayor says yes; police chief has question...

Recreational marijuana in Canada will be legal by October and officials in British Columbia are split on what's left to be done before then....

 2018-06-21 20:54 

Global News

Canadians love diversity, just not the change that comes with it: survey...

The Privy Council Office, which supports the Prime Minister's Office, commissioned a study on diversity in Canada. The results were somewhat surprising....

 2018-06-21 20:54 

Global News

Drug bust nets six arrests, 100,000 methamphetamine pills: Ottawa police...

100,000 methamphetamine pills were seized, as well as four handguns with hollow point ammunition and extended magazines during the operation that began Wednesday afternoon....

 2018-06-21 20:53 

Toronto Star

Privacy questions linger two years after Canada-U.S. terror list deal struck...

Internal documents and comments from officials indicate there are lingering concerns about privacy and disclosure of personal information under the new version of the program known as Tuscan, short for Tipoff U.S./Canada....

 2018-06-21 20:52 

National Post

More love: US Open drops throw at ballperson tryouts...

NEW YORK — Forget the toss. Ballpersons will roll balls on court at the U.S. Open, opting for the technique used at the other three Grand Slam events. The U.S. Tennis Association announced Thursday it will drop the throw to broaden the pool of appli...

 2018-06-21 20:52 

Montreal Gazette

Rebuilding Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel a four-year ordeal...

The rebuild is slated to begin in 2020, and the tunnel — used by 120,000 vehicles every day — will remain open to traffic throughout....

 2018-06-21 20:52 

The Globe and Mail

Toronto Star names Irene Gentle editor-in-chief, first woman to hold that job...

Ms. Gentle succeeds Michael Cooke, who announced earlier this year that he would be retiring in June after leading the paper's editorial operations for nine years....

 2018-06-21 20:51 

Global News

Is that a shark swimming up to Vancouver's Kits Beach? Possibly yes, and it could be in trouble...

It could be a kind of shark. But it's not easy to tell from the photo alone....

 2018-06-21 20:51 

Montreal Gazette

Stu Cowan: History of Canadiens' 1st-round picks over 33 years is ugly...

With numerous busts and lopsided trades, Montreal has enjoyed only a few successes from the NHL entry draft over the last three decades....

 2018-06-21 20:51 

The Globe and Mail

It just became clear we'll never see an investment industry where clients must come first...

Regulators on Thursday torched any hope that investors will be protected by a requirement that advisers operate under a 'best interest' standard...

 2018-06-21 20:51 

CTV News

Canada launches second drywall dumping complaint investigation in two years...

A Canadian drywall manufacturer has launched its second trade complaint in two years alleging that the building panels are being dumped by U.S. competitors at unfair prices....

 2018-06-21 20:51 

Toronto Star

Councillors want improvements to Bloor St. bike lanes after cyclist's death...

Dalia Chako was killed in a collision with a truck last week at the intersection of Bloor St. W. and St. George St....

 2018-06-21 20:51 

Toronto Star

Melania Trump wears 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket while on migrant facility visit...

The first lady wore the message on the back of a military-style jacket while she boarded a plane for Texas....

 2018-06-21 20:48 

The Globe and Mail

Evening Update: Trump insists 'zero tolerance' still in effect, but confusion reigns over migrant prosecution; tab for Trudeau's India trip more than $1.5-million...

Also: Manulife to restructure Canadian business, reduce jobs...

 2018-06-21 20:48 

The Globe and Mail

The teams that have advanced to the World Cup knockout stages so far...

And which ones are going home...

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