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Police search for slain doctor's purse, mobile phone

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:01:17 EST


Toronto police are conducting a land and water search in the area where Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji's body was found on Dec. 1, in hopes of finding a purse and cellphone belonging to the slain physician.

Man acquitted of raping woman in front of husband in 1995

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:09:01 EST


Jack Kramer has been found guilty of break and enter and possession of a weapon, but not guilty of the more serious charges of forcible confinement and sexual assault related to a 1995 attack on a woman in her home.

Obama creates 'resilience area' off Alaska, to protect Bering ecosystem

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:48:32 EST


U.S. President Barack Obama used his executive powers Friday to add protections to waters off Alaska's west coast. The area covers 290,855 square kilometres and supports the annual marine mammal migration of bowhead and beluga whales, Pacific walrus, ice seals and migratory birds.

Liberals have to 'work very hard' on refugee file in new global context: McCallum

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:26:12 EST


The man tasked with bringing thousands of Syrian refugees to Canada says that while most Canadians were quick to embrace them, his government still "has to work very hard" to convince some people to embrace these new arrivals.

Vancouver luxury home market shows need for more ownership disclosure: anti-corruption group

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:00:00 EST


The federal government should require all companies and trusts to identify their beneficial owners, according to the recommendations contained in a report from the Canadian division of Transparency International, a global anti-corruption organization.

B.C. joins Saskatchewan in opposing parts of national climate plan

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 07:15:00 EST


The first ministers meeting on climate change hit a roadblock Friday afternoon as B.C. and Saskatchewan signalled serious concerns with the proposed national plan.

Russia threatens retaliation over latest round of Canadian sanctions

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Russia is threatening to retaliate after Canada quietly imposed additional sanctions on Russian nationals over the annexation of Crimea and Moscow's ongoing support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Collecting Starbucks or WestJet rewards? They may never expire thanks to Ontario bill

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Ontario's new law banning loyalty programs from slapping an expiry date on points based on the passage of time alone will benefit many consumers — not just Air Miles collectors.

Efforts underway to bring Pope to Sask. for residential schools apology

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:18:53 EST


Catholic bishops, First Nations chiefs and others are working hard to bring Pope Francis to Saskatchewan for a residential schools apology.

Former TFC star Dwayne De Rosario says team is 'ready to battle' for MLS Cup

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:03:29 EST


Dwayne De Rosario felt the glory of lifting the MLS Cup four times during his soccer career, but never with Toronto FC.

A truly feminist government would consider the plight of Indigenous men: Robyn Urback

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


The Liberals are being asked to widen the scope of the MMIW inquiry to include missing and murdered Indigenous men.

On 90th birthday, N.W.T. trapping legend reflects on a life in the bush

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 08:00:04 EST


Pi Kennedy was eight years old when he spent his first winter on a trapline. He spent another 80 winters in the bush, and became a living legend. A party to celebrate his 90th takes place in Fort Smith, N.W.T, today.

More people apply to become Mounties under new rules

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:53:21 EST


There are early signs that changes to the RCMP's application process are leading to a boost in the number of recruits.

Americans getting better deal than Canadians on rebate for Samsung washers

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


A Samsung customer says Canadians are getting a raw deal compared to Americans when it comes to a rebate offered by Samsung on its recalled top-loading washing machines.

Manitoba Islamic Association concerned meat left on windshield was show of hate

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 00:45:21 EST


A Winnipeg Muslim man is concerned a slab of meat left his car might be a show of hatred, although he hopes that's not the case.