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Canada's not the focus of Trump's NAFTA talk — but it could be 'collateral damage,' ambassador says

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:19:20 EST

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues have arrived in Calgary for a three-day retreat to ready themselves for the realities of governing in the Donald Trump era, and to hear from experts who they've tapped to help guide them through a potentially tumultuous time.




Trump hails protests as 'hallmarks of our democracy' in quick about-face on marches

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:09:40 EST

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President Donald Trump is striking a more unifying tone as he gets down to business on his second full day in the White House.




Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 smartphone fires on battery design, manufacturing

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:25:36 EST

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Samsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.




'A lot of hurting people right now': Deadly storms, tornadoes rip through southeastern U.S.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:19:05 EST

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A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 18 people in the U.S. South. U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged federal assistance for the affected areas, and Georgia has declared a state of emergency.




Transgender travellers to face more sensitive screening by airport security

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The federal agency in charge of security at Canadian airports has changed its policy on screening for transgender travellers. But advocates worry staff haven't been properly trained to execute it.




Defeated Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh made off with government money, luxury cars

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:55:39 EST

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Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president said Sunday.




Canada will have to wait to take bite of non-browning Arctic apple

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:00:00 EST

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The genetically modified non-browning apple a B.C. man has been developing for more than two decades will finally end up on some U.S. produce shelves next month. But Canada will have to wait to take its bite.




Patriots, Falcons to meet in Super Bowl in 2 weeks

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:01:31 EST

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The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl. After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the "Deflategate" scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly carried the Patriots to an unprecedented ninth appearance in the title game, and his seventh.




How to fight back against rising bank fees on chequing accounts

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Canada’s big banks continue to hike personal bank fees. Many banks are also making it more difficult to avoid one of the largest and most irritating fees — that pesky chequing account charge.




Liberal cabinet retreat in Calgary well-timed as electoral tests loom

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The Liberals are holding their caucus retreat in Calgary this week, a city in which the party made a breakthrough in the 2015 election. With two byelections on the horizon, will the Liberals be able to build on those Calgary gains, or will the last election prove to be their high watermark?




'He wants Americans to love him': Trump biographers on what kind of president he'll be

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Donald Trump's need for approval as well as his insecurities over his intellect and wealth offer insight into how he'll act as U.S. president, say two of his biographers.




Toronto's Humber College to stay open as mystery illness makes 215 sick

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:40:09 EST

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Humber College officials say the school isn’t closing its doors as Toronto Public Health races to determine the cause of a mystery illness that swept through a residence, making approximately 215 people sick.




Trudeau not the 1st politician to face heat for Aga Khan helicopter ride

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:37:59 EST

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Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau has been taking flak for his trip aboard Aga Khan's private helicopter, which mirrors a similar controversy that befell the Bahamas environment minister back in 2010.




A softer side of government: How Larry the cat became a purr-fect political companion on Downing Street

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Larry the rescue cat lives at 10 Downing Street, and although he doesn’t do much in the way of policy, he has become the furry face of a more relatable U.K. government.




Kathleen Wynne writes open letter criticizing Kevin O'Leary's policies, comments

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:31:02 EST

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Kathleen Wynne has written an open letter to newly announced candidate for Conservative leadership Kevin O'Leary criticizing his proposed policies and comments he made about Ontario's auto sector.