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Bank fined $1.15M for violating anti-money laundering reporting rules revealed

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:03:37 EST


The head of Canada's financial crime watchdog agency is second-guessing his decision last year to withhold the name of a bank — which CBC News has identified as Manulife Bank — fined $1.15 million for not reporting hundreds of transactions it was obligated to report under the federal anti-money laundering and terrorist financing act.

Reset or re-airing of grievances? What to expect from Trump's 1st speech to Congress

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:00:01 EST


Donald Trump's prime-time speech before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday marks a big opportunity to lay out his legislative road map to the country's future. Unless, of course, the past gets in the way.

Meet the bacterial supervillains considered the most serious threats to human health

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST


The World Health Organization releases its first list of priority pathogens — superbugs that have developed resistance to existing antibiotics. It's a call to action for the world's scientists and drug companies. But those on the front lines say the challenges are daunting.

La La Land was best picture for 2 minutes 29 seconds. Here are some other Oscar numbers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:04:41 EST


Here's how Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony broke down by the numbers, from how many people watched to the number of Trump allusions during acceptance speeches.

O'Leary passing on Edmonton debate because of 'terrible' format

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:54:45 EST


The Conservative leadership debate in Edmonton Tuesday night will have one empty chair. Kevin O'Leary has decided to skip the event.

Malaysia to charge 2 women with murder in death of Kim Jong-nam

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 01:39:28 EST


Malaysian prosecutors will charge two women — an Indonesian and a Vietnamese — with murder over their alleged involvement in the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, the Southeast Asian country's attorney general said on Tuesday.

Liberals accused of playing favourites in Markham-Thornhill nomination contest

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:56:05 EST


A would-be Liberal MP who's vying for the chance to take over John McCallum's House of Commons seat is accusing the party of playing favourites.

SpaceX to fly 2 people around the moon by next year

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:05:12 EST


Elon Musk made a surprising announcement on Monday, saying that SpaceX plans to send two people to orbit the moon by 2018.

Convicted teen killer Kelly Ellard gets escorted temporary absences

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:40:07 EST


The Parole Board of Canada has granted escorted absences to Kelly Ellard, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 1997 beating death of Reena Virk.

'We need an independent media': George W. Bush says press not enemy

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:54:46 EST


Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and didn't rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation.

Tax-free schemes fail to boost retirement savings for many of us, expert says: Don Pittis

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST


The inventor of the tax-free savings account says our schemes to encourage people to save for retirement just aren't working for the people who need it.

Landlord pays high price for renter's medical marijuana grow-op

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST


Longtime landlord Darryl Spencer was left scrambling for insurance after discovering a tenant was growing dozens of medical marijuana plants inside and outside his rental house.

RCMP commissioner warns continued IT failures will have 'catastrophic' consequences

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:00:00 EST


Canada's top cop says ongoing computer network failures and slipshod service from Shared Services Canada could have catastrophic consequences for police and the public.

Joseph Boyden says APTN report likening his story to Ojibway healer's 'feels like an attack'

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:19:30 EST


Canadian author Joseph Boyden is once again on the defence after a news report highlighted similarities between one of his short stories and that of an Ojibway storyteller.

'He smoked him': Saint John senior deliberately ran down pedestrian

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:44:46 EST


A 69-year-old Saint John man is behind bars awaiting sentencing after ramming his SUV into a pedestrian on the city's east side last Thursday morning.