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 2019-01-16 20:28 

Toronto Star

Climate change huge issue, not greatest crisis, says Trump's EPA nominee...

Republicans on the GOP-majority Senate Environment and Public Works Committee mostly had praise for Andrew Wheeler, who has served as the agency's acting head since Scott Pruitt's resignation amid ethics scandals in July. The committee chairman, S...

 2019-01-16 20:24 

National Post

Henry's Monaco draws 1-1 with Vieira's Nice in French league...

PARIS — Old friends Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira had to split the points as Monaco drew 1-1 with French Riviera rival Nice on Wednesday in a scrappy match featuring three video reviews. Winger Allan Saint-Maximin put Nice ahead in the 30th minut...

 2019-01-16 20:24 

The Globe and Mail

There is little evidence to support a 70% marginal tax rate for the rich...

A socially optimal tax rate that seeks to maximize the redistribution of income from one class of Canadians to another is an idea whose time has not come...

 2019-01-16 20:23 

CBC

100-year-old Regina woman's birthday wish for a dance with a Mountie comes true...

An RCMP officer in Saskatchewan made a 100-year-old woman's birthday even more special by granting her a birthday wish....

 2019-01-16 20:23 

Global News

Balloon Glow at Vernon Winter Carnival cancelled...

Lack of resources cited as reason why by North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society....

 2019-01-16 20:20 

CP24

Brampton man allegedly sexually assaulted 14-year-old girl he met online...

A 31-year-old Brampton man is facing multiple charges after a 14-year-old girl was lured online and later sexually assaulted....

 2019-01-16 20:19 

Toronto Star

Calgary's Cavalry FC signs Brazilian attacker in advance of CPL kickoff...

The 26-year-old from Campinas, Brazil, has experience in Canada, having previously played for the Ottawa Fury in 2014....

 2019-01-16 20:18 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Alarmed by McGill study, citizens group wants to fight air pollution at Trudeau Airport, along with noise...

A group of Montreal homeowners who has taken its fight against airplane noise to the courts is seeking leave to launch a second class-action suit, this one against air pollution caused by airline traffic....

 2019-01-16 20:16 

Global News

Sailboat stranded in Cadboro Bay by B.C. windstorm a danger and eyesore, residents say...

Since washing up on shore, the boat has been vandalized and looted....

 2019-01-16 20:16 

The Globe and Mail

RBC cuts 5-year fixed mortgage rate, other banks expected to follow...

While fixed mortgage rates are getting cheaper, variable-rate mortgages have been getting more expensive...

 2019-01-16 20:14 

The Globe and Mail

New Health Canada data points to growing stockpiles, sluggish sales...

The data Health Canada collected through its online Cannabis Tracking System provides the first proper glimpse of the stockpiles being built up by producers, provincial wholesalers and retailers since Oct. 17....

 2019-01-16 20:13 

Vancouver Sun

B.C. chief says First Nations didn't give up rights for pipeline to be built...

Chief Na'Moks said the rights of the hereditary chiefs to the land have never been extinguished...

 2019-01-16 20:12 

Newsfile Corp.

Sojourn Exploration Inc. Signs Non-Binding Letter of Intent to Sell Willoughby Property to Strikepoint Gold Inc....

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2019) - Sojourn Exploration Inc. (TSXV: SOJ) (OTC Pink: SJRNF) (" Sojourn ") is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding letter of intent with Strikepoint Gold Inc. (TSXV: SKP) (OT...

 2019-01-16 20:10 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

'Near zero visibility' in Calgary, parts of southern Alberta brings more fog advisories...

Environment Canada is urging caution for people in the Calgary area and southern Alberta with fog advisories pointing to "near zero visibility."...

 2019-01-16 20:09 

Global News

City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking...

The City of Winnipeg is considering a pilot program that would allow those with disabilities to park downtown and not have to move their vehicle every two hours....

 2019-01-16 20:08 

The Post Millennial

Now that we are talking about toxic masculinity, we need to talk about the orange man...

If the tide is going to turn, then it's time to call out one particularly problematic, big, orange monster who embodies all that is wrong with our culture for men. The post Now that we are talking about toxic masculinity, we need to talk about the ora...

 2019-01-16 20:07 

Montreal Gazette

EMSB chair ordered to apologize amid ethics code violations...

Angela Mancini has been cited for being rude to the board's director general, Ann Marie Matheson....

 2019-01-16 20:07 

Newsfile Corp.

Benz Delays AGM...

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2019) - Benz Mining Corp. (TSXV: BZ) (the "Company" or "Benz") announces that it has requested a second and final extension from the B.C. Registrar of Companies to postpone its ann...

 2019-01-16 20:05 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

RCMP buy vehicle to better patrol Eastern Shore seasonal residences...

Seasonal property owners can add their cottages to a list to be checked by RCMP members on patrol during the off-season....

 2019-01-16 20:05 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Crown set to consider charges against Vancouver police in Myles Gray's death...

The Independent Investigation Office of B.C. has concluded its investigation into the 2015 death of Myles Gray, and it's now up to Crown to determine if charges will be filed against any Vancouver police officers....

 2019-01-16 20:03 

National Post

A look at the Reitmans' movie-making dynasty ahead of new 'Ghostbusters' film...

TORONTO — There's something strange in the Canadian entertainment neighbourhood. The Reitman family, headed by Toronto-raised movie maker Ivan Reitman, is making headlines for some major film and TV projects — further solidifying their sta...

 2019-01-16 20:01 

Global News

Man dies after being struck by dump truck in North York, police say...

Paramedics say a male in his 40s was transported to a trauma center in life-threatening condition, just after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Police said he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced at the hospital....

 2019-01-16 20:01 

The Globe and Mail

Sharapova and Wozniacki to face each other in third round of Australia Open...

Sharapova leads in head-to-heads, but they haven't played each other since 2015 and Wozniacki has won both previous times they have met at Grand Slams...

 2019-01-16 20:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

6 books to read before you watch their screen adaptations...

From the page to the screen, here are 6 books that have been adapted for film or television....

 2019-01-16 20:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

P.E.I. Women's Institute collecting feminine hygiene products for those in need...

The P.E.I. Women's Institute is once again calling on Islanders to donate money or products to address the need for feminine hygiene products for P.E.I. food banks....

 2019-01-16 19:56 

National Post

Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature...

WASHINGTON — How did the earliest land animals move? Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints to create a moving robot model of prehistoric life. Evolutionary biologist John Nyakatura at Hum...

 2019-01-16 19:56 

CTV News

Europeans unravel massive tennis match-fixing ring...

The crooked tennis players knew him as...

 2019-01-16 19:56 

National Post

ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate...

LONDON — The speaker of the House of Commons is usually taken for granted, except for those rare moments when Britain is having a legislative meltdown and Parliament gets centre stage. And for the Brexit crisis, you might say that the current speake...

 2019-01-16 19:54 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Children pepper-sprayed during violent armed home invasion...

A woman and a girl were threatened with a hatchet during a home invasion in Winnipeg's North End that left five people, including three children, suffering the effects of pepper spray....

 2019-01-16 19:54 

Toronto Star

Fortified Arctic infrastructure needed in face of climate change, study says...

Scientists have long warned that Canada's northwest corner is warming more quickly than almost any other spot on the globe....

 2019-01-16 19:54 

Global News

Gen. Jonathan Vance, Canada's top soldier, subpoenaed to testify later this month in Mark Norman case...

Canada's top military officer is expected to take the stand later this month in a pre-trial hearing for Vice-Admiral Mark Norman....

 2019-01-16 19:54 

CBC

Short timeframe for regional review may signal little will change, Kitchener mayor says...

The province's regional municipal review is set to begin in the coming weeks with the special advisers reporting back to the minister in the summer. That short timeframe may make an in-depth look at the municipalities difficult, Kitchener Mayor Berry ...

 2019-01-16 19:54 

National Post

Joe in jeopardy? New research says more than half of all wild coffee species are in danger of extinction...

Including Arabica, the source of the world's preferred bean, say scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew...

 2019-01-16 19:54 

Global News

Thugs hit 3 kids with pepper spray, threaten mother with hatchet in North End home invasion...

A home invasion in the North End saw three children suffer from the effects of pepper spray and a mother and child threatened with a hatchet....

 2019-01-16 19:51 

CTV News

Wait until Trans Mountain built before buying in, Indigenous investors told...

The consultant who helped broker a $545-million investment by two northern Alberta Indigenous communities in a new Suncor Energy Inc. storage tank farm says similar stakes in the Trans Mountain pipeline shouldn't take place until after its expansion i...

 2019-01-16 19:51 

Global News

Macaulay Culkin opens up about 'normal friendship' with Michael Jackson...

'He was the kind of person who'd been through the exact same frickin' thing and wanted to make sure I wasn't alone,...

 2019-01-16 19:51 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Gatineau deems dozens of new basement suites illegal...

Tenants of 37 newly constructed apartments in the east end of Gatineau, Que., are facing eviction after the municipality deemed their basement units illegal....

 2019-01-16 19:49 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Scandals and skeets: Rising Tide Theatre back with Revue 2018...

More than 30 years after they started, the troupe continues to deliver its comedic take on the biggest — and strangest — stories of the year in Newfoundland and Labrador....

 2019-01-16 19:48 

Toronto Star

Ontario Liberals start the long trek back...

Better fundraising, more fiscally responsible policy goals, more open and accountable party structures will be key as party executives begin to piece together a strategy to restore the public's faith in the party....

 2019-01-16 19:48 

Toronto Star

Maybe Trudeau's Afghan wedding singer doppelganger could put the song back in Justin's heart...

If Trudeau made Abdul Salam Maftoon his body double Justin could take a breather and reflect on ways in which he might salvage his mojo, writes Vinay Menon....

 2019-01-16 19:47 

National Post

White comedian rejected for show in Montreal after dreadlocks deemed 'cultural appropriation'...

The Coop les Recoltes, a bar and solidarity co-operative at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, confirmed on Facebook its decision to exclude Zach Poitras...

 2019-01-16 19:46 

National Post

The Latest: MSU trustee says Engler 'has a decision to make'...

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Latest on the criticism of Michigan State's president from the Larry Nassar fallout (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The chairwoman of Michigan State University's Board of Trustees says embattled interim school presiden...

 2019-01-16 19:44 

The Globe and Mail

From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting U.S. economy...

While the hit to the overall economy so far remains slight, economists foresee real damage if the situation drags into February or beyond...

 2019-01-16 19:43 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

B.C. health official questions value of handing out free naloxone nasal spray...

A pharmaceutical company was handing out free samples of their naloxone nasal spray at a Surrey, B.C., SkyTrain station on Wednesday — but health officials are skeptical about the approach....

 2019-01-16 19:42 

National Post

The Latest: Woman killed in shooting rampage identified...

ROSEVILLE, Calif. — The Latest on shooting rampage that left two people dead and one wounded (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Authorities in Northern California have identified a woman killed by a suspect who officials say was targeting people at rando...

 2019-01-16 19:41 

National Post

Fed survey finds businesses worried by political uncertainty...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday business contacts in many regions of the country are expressing less optimism amid a host of adverse developments, from plunging stock prices to uncertainty about a widening trade war. In its latest re...

 2019-01-16 19:40 

Toronto Star

Defence chief Vance slated to testify this month in Vice-Admiral Norman case...

The court heard five days of arguments last month, during which Norman's lawyers accused the government of hiding key documents, preventing access to witnesses and cherry-picking what information is made public....

 2019-01-16 19:40 

Toronto Sun

DEAD MEN WALKING: Preview of 2019's criminal executions...

WATCH ABOVE this year's crop of criminals await executions in America.In fact, one has already been sent to 'Hell!'What is YOUR take on the death penalty?Tweet and Facebook us!And......

 2019-01-16 19:39 

Toronto Star

Quebec comic Mike Ward in court defending joke about disabled singer...

The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal in 2016 ordered Mike Ward to pay $35,000 in moral and punitive damages to Jeremy Gabriel and $7,000 to his mother....

 2019-01-16 19:37 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Driver caught at double the speed limit among those nabbed in Strathcona County...

Four speed demons caught in Strathcona County have been fined big bucks and had their licences suspended, and RCMP are warning other motorists to slow down and stay safe....

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