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Everyone thinks Parliament should be reformed, but no one can agree on how

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The latest attempt at parliamentary reform in Canada seems in danger of being strangled by parliamentary democracy.




Dennis Oland's lawyers prepare to seek 'complete vindication'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Dennis Oland's second degree murder case soon could be back before the Supreme Court of Canada as his defence lawyers prepare next steps in their bid toward his "complete vindication."




'Strong suspicion': Dylan Koshman's 2008 disappearance in Edmonton upgraded to homicide investigation

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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An eight-year-old missing person case involving the disappearance of Dylan Koshman in Edmonton has been upgraded to a homicide investigation, The Fifth Estate has learned.




Budget 2017 bids a sombre adieu to the venerable Canada Savings Bond

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to bid a fond farewell to the Canada Savings Bond, the grand dame of Canadian investment vehicles, who met her end at age 71 this week after a lengthy decline.




How moving to Canada helped Amy Jo Johnson, the first Pink Power Ranger, reinvent her career

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:04:25 EDT

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The crush of fame that came with starring in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers in the '90s was almost too much for a young Amy Jo Johnson to handle. But it was the start of a varied and ultimately successful career.




McGill rejects 'unfounded rumours' regarding academic freedom after Andrew Potter's resignation

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:08 EDT

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McGill University is addressing what it calls "unfounded rumours and concerns regarding academic freedom" following Andrew Potter's resignation from his post as director of the Institute for the Study of Canada.




New poll puts Ontario premier's approval rating at record low

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's approval rating has plunged to just 12 per cent, according to a poll released Friday by the Angus Reid Institute.




'Sure you want to send that photo?': Approaching the issue of sexual extortion with youth

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:00 EDT

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Are you sure you want to send that photo? That’s the question the Uncertain Terms campaign is hoping teenagers will ask themselves before they send compromising photos that could be used as part of sexual extortion, or sextortion.




Winnipeg mother loses legs and right arm to flesh-eating disease

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:16:03 EDT

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A 28-year-old survivor of flesh-eating disease said it was her two sons who kept her going through the amputations of both her legs and her writing arm.




It took 5 years and bake sales, but this rural Ontario area now has 911 service

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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A rural area in northwestern Ontario finally has the 911 service that volunteers have been working to obtain for close to five years.




Grizzly attack leaves B.C. forestry worker with significant injuries

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:36:16 EDT

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A forestry worker in B.C. is in hospital after being mauled by a grizzly bear.




Should First Nations 'social emergencies' receive the same response as natural disasters?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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Some First Nations have been in a state of emergency for years because of suicides now they say social emergencies require the same coordinated response as floods or forest fires.




Calgary WWI soldier's remains identified 100 years after his death

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:07:44 EDT

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Sgt. James Alexander Milne was just 34 when he died on April 28, 1917, during an operation against a German position known as Arleux Loop.




Mourners gather for 7-year-old allegedly killed by stepdad

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:37:56 EDT

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Funeral services will be held Friday for a seven-year-old boy who died last week in St. Catharines, Ont., leading to a murder charge against his stepfather.




House of Commons passes anti-Islamophobia motion

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:50:05 EDT

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After months of bitter debate, the House of Commons passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination.




Canada warned to be prepared for Russian-backed fake news and smears in Latvia mission

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:29:37 EDT

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Latvia's foreign minister is warning that his country and Canada need to be prepared to "immediately counter" smear campaigns and fake news from the moment a NATO battle group sets foot in the Baltic country.




Mother cites judge's tears in appeal of murder conviction

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:17:20 EDT

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A Calgary mother who was convicted of first-degree murder in the starvation and neglect death of her diabetic 15-year-old son who weighed just 37 pounds when he died has asked the Alberta Court of Appeal to overturn her conviction, arguing the judge showed bias when she cried during the trial.




'That saved his life': Truck teetering off Hwy 17 hangs on by its steel tool box

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:55:42 EDT

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A driver walked away with minor injuries after a crash sent his truck teetering off the edge of Highway 17 in Delta, B.C., on Thursday.




Inexpensive credit for speculators is fuelling irrational housing price increases

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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No, I am not asking that the Bank of Canada raise rates prematurely to address the housing issue. But we need to start cracking down on nonconforming mortgages.




Opposition MPs want Justin Trudeau to sanction Liberal MP accused of sexist remark

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:35:07 EDT

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Opposition MPs want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to "step up" and take disciplinary action against a member of his caucus accused of making a sexist remark about a Conservative MP while attending a House of Commons committee.