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 2018-04-24 19:43 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Calls for change made to Lakehead University as outgoing law school dean cites systemic racism, discrimination...

Indigenous leaders representing dozens of First Nations communities across northwestern Ontario are calling for "immediate change" at Lakehead University after the resignation of the dean of its law school....

 2018-04-24 19:42 

Global News

Sask. children's advocate lobbies for better mental health support in annual report...

Saskatchewan's children's advocate highlighted...

 2018-04-24 19:42 

Global News

2 facing drug trafficking charges after traffic stop near Debden, Sask....

Two people are facing drug trafficking and weapons-related charges after a traffic stop near Debden....

 2018-04-24 19:39 

CBC

[ North News ]

ASL interpreter program makes Yukon an accessible community for deaf citizens...

Clarence Barber didn't really learn much about his Indigenous culture until he had access to Yukon's interpreting service. The program has just received permanent funding....

 2018-04-24 19:38 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Richmond council debates new travel expense policy...

Richmond County council continues to grapple with rules around travel expense claims following a 2016 scandal....

 2018-04-24 19:38 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Police investigating drive-by shooting...

Ottawa police are seeking the public's help in finding witnesses to a drive-by shooting Monday night....

 2018-04-24 19:36 

CBC

Launch of Death Road to Canada game on hold after Toronto van attack...

Wednesday's scheduled console release of the video game Death Road to Canada has been delayed due to Monday's horrific van attack in Toronto....

 2018-04-24 19:35 

Global News

Salisbury House ditching plastic straws...

Starting June 1, the Winnipeg staple will turn to a bio-degradable alternative....

 2018-04-24 19:35 

National Post

The Latest: Judge rejects mistrial bid in Copperfield trial...

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on civil trial involving Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield and a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall while taking part in a signature Copperfield illusion in 2013 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. ...

 2018-04-24 19:33 

Newsfile Corp.

Pacific Empire Closes Private Placement...

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 24, 2018) - Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. (TSXV: PEMC) ("PEMC" or the "Company"), a hybrid prospect generator focused in British Columbia, announces that it has completed a non-brokered ...

 2018-04-24 19:32 

Montreal Gazette

Expos investors polling Montrealers on stadium experience...

The group of investors who want to bring Major League Baseball back to Montreal want to know more on the customer experience that fans want to have in an eventual new stadium....

 2018-04-24 19:30 

Toronto Star

International Inuit group upset about Russian rocket splashdown in Arctic waters...

The rocket being used by the Russians is a repurposed Soviet-era SS-19 ballistic missile, fuelled by hydrazine, which is highly carcinogenic and so toxic nearly every space program in the world has moved away from it....

 2018-04-24 19:30 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Dude, where's my bus? Texas man looking for Volkswagen camper he left in B.C. 12 years ago...

A Texas man is hoping to reconnect with the 1974 Volkswagen microbus he left in Prince George, B.C., after it broke down there in 2006....

 2018-04-24 19:30 

The Globe and Mail

Second report dismisses activist investor's plan for Crescent Point board...

Two advisory firms have issued contrasting opinions on Cation Capital's campaign to install four directors on the oil company's board...

 2018-04-24 19:29 

Global News

Hunter pleads guilty to deer hunting offences in Peterborough County...

A Caledon-area man was fined $1,750 for offences while deer hunting in Peterborough County last November....

 2018-04-24 19:28 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Ramada robbery suspect still on the run...

Police released surveillance photos on Tuesday in the hope of getting a tip from the public....

 2018-04-24 19:28 

Toronto Star

Is there something sinister about those DNA ads?...

"The problem isn't the ads or tests, it's the context. Some topics in some eras are just harder than others to be light about," writes Rick Salutin...

 2018-04-24 19:27 

Vancouver Sun

Commercial Real Estate: Safeway stores succumb to real estate values...

Sobeys, the parent company of Safeway, is blaming poor store performance for the shuttering of several Metro Vancouver grocery stores in coming months."It's no secret that many of our s......

 2018-04-24 19:26 

Toronto Star

Leafs optimistic despite shortage of Game 7 experience...

'We're going in with the mindset that this is an opportunity for us.'...

 2018-04-24 19:26 

Toronto Star

Better sex is (almost) all in your head, UBC prof's new book says...

Lori Brotto, the Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health, has compiled more than 15 years of research linking mindfulness to increased sexual desire....

 2018-04-24 19:26 

The Globe and Mail

Police release profile of suspected killer of 13-year-old girl in Burnaby, B.C....

Police say Marrisa Shen's killer likely lived near the park where her body was found...

 2018-04-24 19:25 

National Post

The Latest: Iran says evidence of Yemen role was fabricated...

NEW YORK — The Latest on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Iran's foreign minister says somebody "fabricated" evidence that the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations used to back up the U.S. claim...

 2018-04-24 19:25 

National Post

Inmate: Prison officers complicit in cellphone problem...

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina prison officials have for years blamed cellphones for contributing to inmate violence. After a bloody riot at a maximum-security prison last weekend that left seven inmates dead, they find themselves once again asking...

 2018-04-24 19:24 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Religion and faith have a place in the LGBTQ community, says former Toronto MPP...

Can religion and faith play a role in the lives of LGBT youth? Former MPP and Toronto reverend Cheri DiNovo seems to think so....

 2018-04-24 19:23 

Montreal Gazette

Cogeco agrees to buy 10 radio stations from RNC Media for $18.5 million...

Cogeco Media announced Tuesday it has reached an agreement to buy 10 of RNC Media's 15 radio stations in Quebec and Ontario for $18.5 million....

 2018-04-24 19:23 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. won't reach target for Indigenous grad rates, says children's advocate...

The Saskatchewan advocate for children and youth released his annual report for 2017, highlighting gaps in education, mental health services, as well as how many children in care suffered injuries....

 2018-04-24 19:23 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Man charged in murders of 2-year-old girl, 25-year-old woman in Sept-les...

A 24-year-old man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a toddler and a woman who were found Monday in Sept-les....

 2018-04-24 19:22 

CBC

Nicaragua's pension protests reflect list of grievances...

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's now-cancelled decree to increase a payroll tax and make other changes to social security set off days of violent protests. But it also appears the protests included broader anti-government grievances....

 2018-04-24 19:21 

National Post

Edmonton retiree robbed of $210K in silver bars; police investigating...

EDMONTON — Police are hoping that they can provide a silver lining to an Edmonton-area retiree whose nest egg was stolen during a recent robbery. Officers were called to the man's property northeast of the city on April 11 to investigate a break...

 2018-04-24 19:21 

CBC

Babcock wants Leafs to embrace challenge of Game 7...

The Toronto Maple Leafs' season has come down to one game, and head coach Mike Babcock says they should embrace it. The deciding game against the Bruins will be played Wednesday in Boston at 7:30 p.m. ET....

 2018-04-24 19:21 

Toronto Star

Raptors' Masai Ujiri urges Toronto not to be afraid after van attack...

Ujiri addressed the media after practice Tuesday, urging people not to be afraid and asking them "to believe in our city."...

 2018-04-24 19:21 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba's conflict of interest legislation 'weakest in Canada' and needs overhaul: commissioner...

Manitoba's conflict of interest commissioner says it's time to modernize Manitoba's conflict of interest legislation, which he calls the "weakest in Canada."...

 2018-04-24 19:20 

Global News

Peterborough French Catholic School Improv team celebrates winning Gazou d'Or Provincial Improv Tournament...

School Catholic Monseigneur-Jamot9;s Grade 8 student Improv team has emerged as the winners of this year's Gazou d'Or Provincial Improv Tournament....

 2018-04-24 19:20 

Toronto Star

Police in Quebec make more than 60 Hells Angels-related arrests...

Officials say they've dismantled three narcotics sales networks from the leadership right down to the distributors....

 2018-04-24 19:20 

The Globe and Mail

Beyond pipeline politics: Canada's love-hate relationship with foreign direct investment...

Only with regular public review can we have confidence that the Investment Canada Act is still asking the right questions and regulating the right investments...

 2018-04-24 19:19 

Toronto Star

'They come for us first': New report shows spike in anti-Semitic incidents in Alberta...

B'Nai Brith Canada says there were more incidents across Canada in 2017 than ever before....

 2018-04-24 19:19 

Toronto Star

Scotiabank fund manager to pay $800,000 fine in OSC deal...

According to the settlement, 1832 Asset Management LP failed to meet the minimum standards of conduct....

 2018-04-24 19:18 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Seal, Herbie Hancock among performers at 2018 Montreal Jazz Fest...

The Montreal International Jazz Festival announced the lineup for its indoor concerts Tuesday. The program features 150 concerts and runs from June 28 to July 7....

 2018-04-24 19:17 

The Globe and Mail

Quebec police make more than 60 Hells Angels-related arrests...

Police estimate the narcotics sales networks they say they've dismantled made $10-million over eight months trafficking cocaine and synthetic drugs...

 2018-04-24 19:16 

Global News

$210K silver bars, guns and ammunition stolen from Edmonton retiree...

Edmonton police are investigating after pricey silver bars, registered guns and ammunition were stolen from an acreage in the city's northeast earlier this month....

 2018-04-24 19:15 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Retirement 'nest egg' of silver bars stolen from northeast Edmonton acreage...

Edmonton police are asking for the public's help in a residential break-in where thieves made off with a large number of silver bars worth more than $210,000....

 2018-04-24 19:14 

National Post

Alt of the rights: Why we should believe Kanye West when he says 'I love Donald Trump'...

Is this just who Kanye is now?...

 2018-04-24 19:13 

Montreal Gazette

Opinion: What weight to give victims' sentencing recommendations?...

Parliament should offer greater clarity on this important aspect of sentencing for victims, judges and defendants....

 2018-04-24 19:12 

Global News

LISTEN: What's the future for the restaurant industry in B.C. as chef shortage continues?...

Chefs are hard to come by in B.C., so is there a future there for future employees?...

 2018-04-24 19:11 

Toronto Star

Toronto's diversity offers a degree of immunity during troubled times...

People from across the world call the city home and despite the best efforts of some to pit us against each other we are today too melded to be divided, Martin Regg Cohn writes....

 2018-04-24 19:08 

Toronto Star

Death Road to Canada game release on hold due to Toronto van attack...

London-based publisher puts game's release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch platforms on hold....

 2018-04-24 19:07 

National Post

The Latest: Golf club says it asks all slow players to leave...

YORK, Pa. — The Latest on a Pennsylvania golf club calling police on five black women members over slow play (all times local): 2:45p.m. A Pennsylvania golf club that called police on a group of black women golfers is defending itself days after apo...

 2018-04-24 19:06 

Global News

'We don't know you, but we love you': Hundreds gather at Toronto van attack memorial...

The memorial was set up on the east side of Yonge Street, just below Finch Avenue, where the deadly incident took place....

 2018-04-24 19:04 

Global News

N.S. Public Health urges residents to be wary of ticks as temperatures increase...

There are several places where ticks live, including the woods, shrubs and long grass. They can also carry viruses like Lyme disease....

 2018-04-24 19:04 

The Globe and Mail

Match: An online match turns into a successful marriage and business...

Montgomery and Daniela Gisborne, who met in China, moved to PEI, where they started a business operating a Chinese junk boat...

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