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Beware unintended consequences as governments meddle in real estate: Don Pittis

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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When governments try to tame unruly markets, there are always unintended consequences.




'A superhero sleeps here': Edmonton toddler found dead ID'd as Anthony Raine

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:58:10 EDT

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An Edmonton family has been going through "a lot of heartache" since learning last night that a body found Friday outside a church was 17-month-old Anthony Joseph Raine. "I never thought I'd have to bury my own son," says the toddler's mother, Dalyce Raine, 19.




Softwood lumber decision Tuesday is Trump's next chance to hammer Canada

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Donald Trump's attack on Canada's softwood lumber industry last week was pretty vague. But this trade dispute is about to get very specific: the U.S. Department of Commerce will release its decision Tuesday on potentially damaging countervailing duties on Canadian imports.




Some celebrity pads in Los Angeles cheaper than homes in downtown Toronto

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:13:07 EDT

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As if housing market prices in Toronto aren't discouraging enough, a celebrity pad in Los Angeles can be comparable in price to some homes in the downtown core, so some Canadians are looking to purchase homes in Tinseltown.




'Embarrassment to Canadians': abuse, humiliation occurred at bases across country, soldiers say

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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After a Go Public investigation on the abuse of young recruits during military training exercises, other former soldiers are now revealing the abuse was widespread.




Trump's bluster doing nothing to neutralize North Korea's nuclear ambitions

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:00:00 EDT

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On the issue of North Korea acquiring nuclear weapons, Pyongyang doesn't plan to back down – and Washington seems to have no plan at all, writes Saša Petricic.




Leafs' series against Capitals shines light on Toronto's bright future

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:52:41 EDT

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The Toronto Maple Leafs gave the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals all they could handle in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and that's reason enough for the franchise to be proud of its progress, writes Mike Brophy.




'This is a serious issue': Kellie Leitch vows to deport asylum seekers after visit to Manitoba town

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch is vowing to deport asylum seekers who are caught sneaking into Canada, following a visit to the Manitoba town that's been a hotspot for border crossers.




New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:28:20 EDT

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Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.




120 investors likely lost $9M in syndicated mortgages tied to convicted fraudster

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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More than 120 people from the Greater Toronto Area's Chinese community have likely lost nearly $9 million in syndicated mortgage investments solicited by someone they trusted and who then loaned the money to a convicted fraudster, a CBC News investigation has found.




RCMP's labour code trial related to deaths of 3 Moncton officers set to begin

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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The RCMP's trial on charges the force violated the Canada Labour Code during the handling of the Moncton, N.B., shootings that left three officers dead and two others wounded in 2014 gets underway today in provincial court.




Israel indicts teen linked to threats on Jewish centres

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:20:00 EDT

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Israel has indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli dual citizen for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the United States and Canada that stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism.




Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen to face off in French runoff vote

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:47:53 EDT

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Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday's first round of voting, early projections indicated.




Lexin Resources and the dark side of Alberta's downturn

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The story of Lexin Resources is a cautionary tale for Alberta. A small company, a big mess and questions about whether Albertans were put at risk.




Top Afghan officials resign in wake of massacre by Taliban at army base

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:48:17 EDT

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Afghan officials say the country's army chief and the defence minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel.




Capitals end Leafs' playoff run in Game 6

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:07:14 EDT

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The Washington Capitals have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Stanley Cup playoffs after a 2-1 overtime victory in Game 6 on Sunday night.




Senators advance with OT victory over Bruins

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:23:31 EDT

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Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games.




MMIW advocate a victim in Whitehorse homicide investigation, family, friends say

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:20:15 EDT

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A Whitehorse advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women, whose own daughter was murdered in 2007, is now herself a homicide victim, friends and family tell CBC News.




The incredible edible mystery: Makers of marijuana-infused foods await regulations

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Evidence from other legal jurisdictions suggests marijuana-infused foods could be hugely popular once Canada legalizes marijuana, but the federal government says it needs extra time to develop special regulations for edibles before they can be legally sold.




2 Canadians designated global terrorists by U.S. State Department

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:38:03 EDT

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Farah Mohamed Shirdon and Tarek Sakr were named as "Specially Designated Global Terrorists," according to a release from the State Department.