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Tearful Justin Trudeau apologizes to N.L. residential school survivors

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:28:16 EST

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologizes to former students of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools, acknowledging words alone aren't enough to heal the wounds, and the apology is accepted by an emotional Toby Obed.




MPs to demand government put interests of citizens 1st after auditor's report

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:13:27 EST

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Two senior members of the Commons' powerful public accounts committee say they will start enforcing the auditor general's demand that government departments and agencies put taxpayers' interests first when delivering services.




Fear of 'imminent building collapse' forces 125 people to flee Calgary apartment block

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:35:48 EST

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Residents of an apartment block in Calgary’s Kensington area came home to a sign on the door Thursday afternoon that said “do not occupy” and officials telling them they had 15 minutes to pack some belongings and evacuate the building because it had been declared structurally unsafe.




After four day search on the tundra, missing man and boy walk into Nunavut community

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:46:39 EST

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The man and the boy were found walking towards Hall Beach, Nunavut after search and rescue teams spent four days out on the land looking for them.




Health Canada finds low number of rare cancer cases linked to breast implants

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:58:29 EST

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Health officials aren't recommending people have their breast implants removed after the Canadian government released its safety review on cases of implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).




'Turned into a positive': Calgary Food Bank benefits from BeaverTails dispute

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:36:02 EST

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The Calgary Food Bank is welcoming an expected donation out of a very Canadian disagreement.




University of Lethbridge professor accused of anti-Semitic views reinstated

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:30:07 EST

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A professor accused of espousing anti-Semitic views has been reinstated at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta.




Former Liberal senator battling CRA over $350K tax bill

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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The Canada Revenue Agency is taking a recently retired senator to court alleging she "refused" to answer questions and turn over documents to auditors as required, as records show she was hit with a tax bill related to $1.35 million in claimed business losses.




'Alcohol is not for the young' warns teen who suffered severe frostbite after passing out in the snow

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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A Manitoba teen is cautioning other kids about underage drinking, after he blacked out following a night of binge drinking and woke up hours later in a snow-filled ditch.




From mistrust to gratitude: Mother of murdered Indigenous woman thanks police for help

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

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MMIWG witness Carol Wolfe says the Saskatoon Police Service helped her through her daughter Karina's disappearance.




Sobeys to lay off 800 workers across Canada

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:38:51 EST

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The Sobeys grocery business will be cutting about 800 office jobs across Canada as part of efforts to create one efficient national organization out of five regional operations, the company announced Friday.




National housing plan sparks fresh calls for Liberals to help homeless vets

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:22:55 EST

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The Trudeau government is facing calls to produce its long-awaited plan to help homeless veterans in Canada, after their plight received only a passing mention in the Liberals' new national housing strategy.




Grey Cup: Argos can spoil Stamps' quest for redemption

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Most signs point to Calgary avenging last year's upset loss to Ottawa by beating Toronto in Sunday's Grey Cup game. But don't count out Ricky Ray and the Argos.




Manitoba Judge Vic Toews drops court challenge of ethics commissioner ruling

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:00:21 EST

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Manitoba Judge Vic Toews has dropped his court challenge of a federal ethics commissioner's ruling that found he violated the Conflict of Interest Act when he received money from two Manitoba First Nations.




Ottawa turns to U.S. tech giants too often: internal memo

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Ottawa has long come under fire by Canada's domestic tech firms for spending too much IT money on U.S. tech giants. Now an internal memo that documents for the first time Ottawa's IT spending suggests the criticisms are valid, and that Ottawa should be giving home-grown firms a leg up.




Cumberland Sound, a spa retreat for bowhead whales in need of deep exfoliation

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

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Strange behaviour by bowhead whales in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, left researchers perplexed — until they realized the whales were using boulders like pumice stones to exfoliate their skin.




Tammy Chen, killed in Burkina Faso, awarded Senate medal for being 'a ray of light'

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The work Tammy Chen put into the world is still making ripples. This week, she was posthumously awarded the Senate 150th Anniversary Medal.




Refugee lawyers under 'major pressure' amid backlog of asylum claims

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Even as politicians in Quebec and Ottawa maintain they're ready for any new influx in asylum seekers, immigration lawyers working on the front lines say they're already struggling to cope with a backlog of refugee claimants.




How should we decide which party leaders get invited to the national election debates?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

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The MPs studying the creation of an independent commission to oversee leaders debates during federal elections were quick to arrive at the most fraught question they could dare attempt to answer. Who should be eligible to appear on the biggest stage of an election campaign?




Children out of cancer treatment options offered hope by new Terry Fox program

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:35:42 EST

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Terry Fox "precision oncology" initiative brings scientists from across Canada together to use genetic sequencing in an effort to provide new treatment for children whose cancer has not responded to other interventions.