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Beleaguered Liberal government hopes to deliver 'good news' in fall economic update

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau hasn't had a lot of wins lately, but today's fall economic update could be an opportunity to bask in the glory of a healthy Canadian economy.




Who killed Sears question sparks bitter blame game among top players

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Sears Canada may be over, but the mudslinging over who brought it down has just begun. Majority shareholder Eddie Lampert fired the latest shot, stating if Sears Canada had adopted a less risky reinvention strategy, it could have avoided shutting its doors.




'An issue that pulls at the heartstrings': MPs review rules that reject immigrants on medical grounds

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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MPs begin a review today of rules that reject immigrants because they could be a drain on Canada's social services and health-care system.




Forget the 'slippery slope' — Israel already is an apartheid state: Neil Macdonald

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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As the late Yossi Sarid, longtime leader of Israel's Meretz party and former education minister once put it: "What acts like apartheid, is run like apartheid and harasses like apartheid, is not a duck — it is apartheid."




Why is an accused killer questioning the father of his alleged victim in court? Because he can

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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Accused of first-degree murder in the death of Laura Babcock, Dellen Millard is representing himself and grilling the father of his alleged victim in court.




8 nursing homes threaten to leave Toronto over rebuilding costs

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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The operators of eight long-term care homes in Toronto with nearly 1,300 residents have told the province they intend to shut down and move their operations elsewhere, CBC News has learned.




How a little Canadian web series about a lesbian vampire became a worldwide hit

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Carmilla is making the leap from YouTube web series to big-screen brand. The show, about a university student who falls in love with a vampire, has had nearly 70 million views over its three-season run.




Liberals take Tory seat in Quebec, Conservatives win Alberta byelection

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:00:27 EDT

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Liberal candidate Richard Hébert wins a federal byelection in Quebec, while Conservative candidate Dane Lloyd wins in the riding of Sturgeon River-Parkland, west of Edmonton.




New U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft says she believes 'both sides' of climate science

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:52:53 EDT

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Kelly Craft begins her job as U.S. ambassador to Canada today at a time of delicate diplomatic talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.




'Somebody's going to get closure': Missing woman's dad waits for news from B.C. search

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:36:56 EDT

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From the other side of the country, John Simpson is watching the search of a rural north Okanagan property with trepidation.




Man dies of anaphylactic shock at worksite where sandblasting was being done with walnut shells

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:26:22 EDT

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An Edmonton man is dead after he went into anaphylactic shock on a worksite where sandblasting was taking place with a walnut-based product.




New Arctic coast highway has Tuktoyaktuk residents both 'excited' and 'concerned'

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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By mid-November, a 137-km all-season road will permanently connect Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik, opening up the isolated hamlet in a way it never has been before.




'It's not a coercive law,' Quebec says amid criticism over face-covering ban

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:54:24 EDT

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The Quebec government's new face-covering law will be approached with "common sense," a spokesperson for the province's justice minister says, amid criticism, protests and confusion over how the rules will be applied.




Liberal government to boost Canada child benefit payments: sources

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:04:06 EDT

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The federal government will announce plans to boost payments made to families under the Canada child benefit program on Tuesday, CBC News has learned.




Former CTV broadcaster Steve Vogelsang accused of robbing 2 Alberta banks

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:38:19 EDT

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Former Winnipeg broadcast personality and Red River College journalism instructor Steve Vogelsang has been charged with two counts of robbery involving two separate banks in Alberta.




Dalhousie urged to let political speech 'flourish' amid Facebook post controversy

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:31:16 EDT

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Dalhousie law professors and senators are among those voicing support for the student who is facing disciplinary action over a Facebook post that expressed her frustration with Canada 150 celebrations.




Some 600,000 refugees later, Ottawa digs in on dealing with Myanmar on Rohingya crisis

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:31 EDT

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Ottawa's approach to Myanmar might include expressions of concern, frank phone calls with civilian and military leaders, but not drastic ruptures, ruling out actions such as revoking Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary Canadian citizenship — at least for now.




Quebec TV personality Julie Snyder files sexual misconduct complaint against Gilbert Rozon

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:30:50 EDT

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Julie Snyder is the latest — and most high-profile person yet — to come forward with allegations of sexual assault or harassment against the founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival, Gilbert Rozon.




American-born Putin critic allowed into America, after being temporarily blocked

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:38:37 EDT

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American lawmakers are demanding answers from their national government after a U.S.-born foe of Vladimir Putin was allegedly denied entry into the United States.




Allowing children to 'change gender is nothing short of child abuse,' school trustee says

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:57:15 EDT

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Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld has denounced members of B.C.'s education system as "radical cultural nihilists" for their policies on gender rights and education.