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 2018-08-14 21:15 

The Globe and Mail

Ontario government passes controversial bill to slash size of Toronto city council...

The legislation was announced unexpectedly in late July, putting the province at loggerheads with the city as it prepares for a fall municipal election...

 2018-08-14 21:15 

Global News

Police watchdog investigating pedestrian collision involving vehicle pursued by EPS...

Police said officers in a marked car approached the driver as he exited the vehicle. But when police tried to talk to him, he jumped back in the Buick and drove off....

 2018-08-14 21:13 

Global News

City of Penticton: Cannabis sales will be allowed, but no smoking, vaping in public...

The City of Penticton has announced its framework for upcoming cannabis sales in city limits....

 2018-08-14 21:12 

The Globe and Mail

Hydro power storage project to be built near retired Alberta coal mine...

Developer of the Canyon Creek Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Project says the recent ruling means it can now seek financial support for first large-scale energy storage project in the province...

 2018-08-14 21:12 

CBC

Manziel expected to play for Als in Edmonton despite missing practice...

Johnny Manziel wasn't at the Montreal Alouettes' first practice of the week, but coach Mike Sherman expects him to be in the lineup on Saturday in Edmonton. There were fears that Manziel suffered a concussion when he took a crushing hit while tryi...

 2018-08-14 21:12 

Vancouver Sun

Wildfire smoke blankets B.C. and Alberta, prompting air quality advisories...

Some 564 wildfires were burning across B.C., displacing about 3,000 people and forcing nearly 18,000 more to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice...

 2018-08-14 21:11 

Global News

Sask. teens arrested in Ont. for cross-country joyride in stolen truck...

An 18-year-old man and 16-year-old girl from Saskatchewan are accused of going on a lengthy joyride after stealing a truck in Alberta....

 2018-08-14 21:09 

National Post

Actress returns laptops, calls theft claims publicity stunt...

NEW YORK — Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were returned Tuesday after the new director urged her to "please turn yourself in to the police, who are looking for you." ...

 2018-08-14 21:07 

Toronto Sun

Argonauts' Bear Woods motivated to return better than ever...

Bear Woods is old enough and been around the CFL long enough to remember the days of the nine-game injured list.He's seen it all, experienced just about all football has to offer and life in ......

 2018-08-14 21:07 

National Post

In AP interview, Omarosa says Trump is trying to silence her...

NEW YORK — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal...

 2018-08-14 21:06 

National Post

Ontario govt caps off summer session by passing bill to cut Toronto council size...

TORONTO — The Ontario government passed a controversial bill to slash the size of Toronto city council on Tuesday, capping off a rare and tumultuous summer legislative sitting that saw the newly elected Progressive Conservatives forge ahead on sever...

 2018-08-14 21:02 

National Post

Pesticides linked to bee deaths will be phased out in Canada starting in 2021...

Environmental groups say they are glad to see Canada moving ahead with a ban, but say five years is too long for the full ban to take effect...

 2018-08-14 21:00 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Art appraisers on lookout for next dusty $481K Tom Thomson painting...

Art appraiser Lauren Kratzer talks about the unique pleasure of clearing the dust off an old canvas and discovering a masterwork, on a day when Calgarians are invited to bring their art in for a free appraisal....

 2018-08-14 21:00 

Montreal Gazette

West Island community calendar for the week of Aug. 15...

West Island happenings...

 2018-08-14 20:59 

The Globe and Mail

New fisheries minister explains reversal on controversial surf clam licence...

Jonathan Wilkinson said Dominic LeBlanc made the decision to cancel before he was shuffled out of the portfolio last month, and said it came after a series of discussion between the Five Nations Clam Co. and the department...

 2018-08-14 20:58 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Tufts Cove oil leak 5 times bigger than previously disclosed...

Nova Scotia Power has previously said that about 5,000 litres spilled into Halifax harbour, but an additional 20,000 or so litres leaked into a containment trench and cooling water system in a generator....

 2018-08-14 20:58 

Global News

New fisheries minister explains reversal on controversial surf clam licence...

The multimillion-dollar licence awarded to the Five Nations Clam Co. was supposed to offer 25 per cent of the catch to local Indigenous communities....

 2018-08-14 20:57 

The Globe and Mail

Evening Update: Italy highway bridge collapse kills dozens in Genoa; B.C.'s Trinity Western University drops controversial covenant...

Also: Hydro One names new board after mass resignations...

 2018-08-14 20:55 

National Post

Puerto Rico power company says power back on across island...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Power has been restored to all of Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane Maria struck nearly 11 months ago, officials said Tuesday. The island's electric utility announced that crews working in the southern city o...

 2018-08-14 20:52 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Campaign encourages newcomers to make their voices heard in upcoming civic election...

Abdikheir Ahmed, director of Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, says he feels it's crucial to get those numbers up so that newcomers have a voice in who represents them — especially given Winnipeg's large immigrant population,...

 2018-08-14 20:51 

Toronto Star

How Hamilton police are prepping for legalized pot...

Hamilton police recently seconded an officer to an interagency team, run by the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario (CISO), with a goal of tackling dispensaries....

 2018-08-14 20:51 

The Globe and Mail

How a U.S. dollar debt binge can lead to a 'vicious cycle'...

Turkey and Argentina among the greenback's biggest bingers...

 2018-08-14 20:50 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Halifax police seek man wearing nothing but a G-string...

Halifax police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man seen wearing only a black G-string thong while masturbating in public....

 2018-08-14 20:50 

Montreal Gazette

Allison Hanes: Starting school with all kids on the same footing...

Stocking up on supplies for the new school year can be pricey for all families, but for the neediest it can be stressful....

 2018-08-14 20:49 

Global News

Bill to cut number of Toronto city councillors passes final reading at Queen's Park...

Premier Doug Ford announced at the end of July that his government would move to reduce the number of council seats in the city to 25 from 47....

 2018-08-14 20:49 

The Globe and Mail

Yosemite National Park reopens, advises visitors to expect smoky air and tight lodging...

Yosemite's 20-day closure came during the busiest month for tourism...

 2018-08-14 20:49 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Canadian troops come to fight B.C. fires while some ask what took so long...

Firefighters from around the world are battling wildfires across B.C., with more help on the way from Canadian Forces. But there are concerns the province's requests for help took too long....

 2018-08-14 20:48 

CTV News

New fisheries minister explains reversal on controversial surf clam licence...

The new federal fisheries minister has made his first visit to Newfoundland and Labrador since the cancellation of a controversial surf clam fishing licence given to a First Nations company with ties to the Liberal party....

 2018-08-14 20:46 

Toronto Sun

Murderer must wait untill he's 86 years old for parole: Judge...

Adonay Zekarias must wait until he's 86 before he can apply for parole after a judge sentenced the 46-year-old Eritrean refugee Tuesday for murdering an innocent, hard-working roommate.Zekari......

 2018-08-14 20:45 

Toronto Sun

FATAH: Canada has no space for Sir John A, but plenty for Jinnah...

On Sunday evening, Quebec MP Maxime Bernier posted a six-tweet thread on 'extreme multiculturalism'; that has set off a political maelstrom in Canada, a country that seems no longer accu......

 2018-08-14 20:45 

The Globe and Mail

Canadian team missing key player at Little League World Series due to immigration review...

The Whalley Major Allstars, based in Surrey, B.C., will be without the 13-year-old outfielder after a federal judge ordered a review of the family's case last month...

 2018-08-14 20:45 

Global News

California is using inmates to fight wildfires, and they're paid $2 a day...

Thousands of inmates work alongside firefighters trying to contain wildfires, but they make much less money....

 2018-08-14 20:44 

Global News

Second suspect arrested in Bar Italia shooting death...

Police have made a second arrest in a May shooting that left a Corydon-restaurant chef dead....

 2018-08-14 20:44 

Toronto Star

Canada: This is our Sandy Hook Moment...

An urban handgun ban would reflect a communal decision that the right of citizens to be free from the harm caused by guns is more important than an individual's right to enjoy gun ownership....

 2018-08-14 20:43 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Quebec unveils where $7M earmarked for Anglos will be invested...

Community Health and Social Services network, ELAN, Literacy Qubec, Senior Action Qubec will receive funds, said Kathleen Weil, the minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers....

 2018-08-14 20:42 

Toronto Star

Maxime Bernier's ill-advised tweets on diversity simply don't make sense...

It seems Bernier is irked by the fact that separate from international sporting events, Canadians make lousy patriots and even lousier nationalists. If we do have a national identity it can be summed up in five words: be nice and carry on, writes Emma Tei...

 2018-08-14 20:41 

The Globe and Mail

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Goldman stake, confirms Apple purchase...

Firm reveals changes in regulatory filing...

 2018-08-14 20:40 

The Globe and Mail

Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart, 63, was a former wrestling champion who married into the Hart dynasty of Canada...

He trained under Stu Hart alongside Hart's sons Bret and Owen in the 1970s, married Stu's daughter Ellie, and began his pro career in Calgary with Stampede Wrestling...

 2018-08-14 20:40 

The Globe and Mail

At least 24 dead, 19 injured after bus crash near Ecuador's capital: officials...

The Colombian-registered bus was travelling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said...

 2018-08-14 20:40 

CBC

NASA administrator says he fully supports Trump's 'Space Force'...

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military 'Space Force' but added that it will have a role separate from NASA....

 2018-08-14 20:38 

Montreal Gazette

Armed man blocking traffic on Highway 440 in Laval: police...

Police are negotiating with the man, who is reportedly in a depressed state. He is armed with a rifle....

 2018-08-14 20:38 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Small craft harbours get big cash for upgrades...

The $12 million announced Tuesday is part of a larger federal funding pot that will pay for more upgrades in the province....

 2018-08-14 20:34 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

No third rink at Halifax Forum complex, says HRM...

Taking a third rink out of the plans for upgrades to the Halifax Forum complex will cut $8 million from the expected cost....

 2018-08-14 20:33 

National Post

The Latest: Public turnout sparse for Nebraska execution...

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Latest on Nebraska's first execution since 1997 (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Nebraska's first execution since 1997 drew very few protesters to the state prison in Lincoln. The holding area outside the Nebraska State Penit...

 2018-08-14 20:33 

National Post

New fisheries minister explains reversal on controversial surf clam licence...

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — The new federal fisheries minister has made his first visit to Newfoundland and Labrador since the cancellation of a controversial surf clam fishing licence given to a First Nations company with ties to the Liberal party...

 2018-08-14 20:32 

Toronto Sun

GUNTER: Let's explore the uselessness of handgun bans...

In the wake of the random shootings along Toronto's Danforth Avenue on the evening of July 22, Toronto city council voted 41-4 to ask Ottawa to permit council to ban handgun and ammo sales wi......

 2018-08-14 20:31 

Toronto Star

Halifax workshop overwhelmed with donations following alleged tool theft...

Dave Clearwater of Hands-On Halifax went public on the weekend about $1,000 worth of tools going missing, and now says the public has responded in a big way....

 2018-08-14 20:31 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Crumbling Pointe-du-Chne wharf gets a financial boost...

The federal and provincial governments say they'll spend some money to make urgent repairs to the crumbling structure in the eastern New Brunswick community....

 2018-08-14 20:30 

The Globe and Mail

Pesticides linked to rising number of honey bee deaths will be phased out in Canada, sources say...

Scientists blame the chemicals for weakening bees, making them more susceptible to disease and bad weather...

 2018-08-14 20:29 

Global News

Man arrested after police operation closes down Highway 440 in Laval...

Laval police are asking the public to avoid the area due to an armed individual....

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