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Amber Alerts work. So why are people complaining 2019-02-15 17:24:18The system could probably be refined and tweaked, say experts, but with a child's life at stake, police aren't apologizing for waking people up The

Ontario’s forecast: MacLeody with a chance of half-apologies 2019-02-15 17:12:18Tabatha Southey: Lisa MacLeod and Doug Ford are are in the running for most offensive take on children with autism. Call it a draw? The post Ontario&r

You are horrible people 2019-02-15 13:04:34Scott Gilmore: This is the point all the whiners need to understand after Thursday's Amber Alert—if you want to live in a province that protect

A First Nation’s epic wait for clean water 2019-02-14 17:35:19Ending Neskantaga's 25-year boil water advisory next month was supposed to be a symbolic achievement for Ottawa. Instead, it's shaping up to be a sy

SNC-Lavalin’s demise would not be the calamity its 2019-02-14 16:00:38Jen Gerson: Its contracts wouldn't disappear. Its valued employees would still be valued. And the work just might go to companies that haven't been

Shall we call it #LavScam then? 2019-02-14 07:00:54Politics Insider for February 14: Liberals on Justice Committee agree to limited SNC hearings, Trudeau's 'enormous miscalculation' and here's who

Was Ottawa’s forced relocation of the Ahiarmiut people 2019-02-14 06:30:41Decades after the federal government uprooted a group of Inuit, the Liberals apologized and agreed to a settlement. The Ahiarmiut will forgive—b

After Wilson-Raybould resignation, Trudeau says ‘She never came 2019-02-13 07:00:07Politics Insider for February 13: Wilson-Raybould quits cabinet as Trudeau expresses 'surprise and disappointment', a look at what she didn't say i

Nine subtle (and not-so) signals in Jody Wilson-Raybould’s 2019-02-12 14:54:52Anne Kingston: The letter from the former cabinet minister is a masterclass in how to communicate volumes between the lines The post Nine subtle (and

Justin Trudeau speaks on Jody Wilson-Raybould’s resignation: Live 2019-02-12 14:10:15Trudeau will speak publicly in the wake of Wilson-Raybould's resignation as veterans affairs minister. Watch it here at 6 ET. The post Justin Trudeau

Canada’s top prosecutor insists her office is independent 2019-02-12 12:34:12Kathleen Roussel: 'I am confident that our prosecutors ... exercise their discretion independently and free from any political or partisan considerat

Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet 2019-02-12 11:56:27In a letter published on her website, Wilson-Raybould does not say exactly why she's quitting The post Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet appe

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Student protesters should have 'mouths washed out with 2019-02-19 16:19:32Doug Ford admonished protesting students for their "filthy" mouths on Tuesday after a group decrying cuts to post-secondary grants disrupted a sessi

Case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin exec 2019-02-19 15:21:52Stéphane Roy, a former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin, was facing charges of fraud and bribing a foreign public official in connection with the

Wilson-Raybould to testify in parliamentary probe of SNC-Lavalin 2019-02-19 15:00:28Former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould will be called to testify before a parliamentary committee probing the SNC-Lavalin s

Death of man in Calgary house explosion ruled 2019-02-19 14:51:49Calgary police say they’re not treating the death of a man whose body was found inside a house that exploded early Sunday morning as suspicious.

Commons committee hears UN appeal to extend Mali 2019-02-19 14:48:03Canada is facing renewed pressure to keep its military helicopters in Mali until a relief force of Romanian aircraft arrives in October.

Minister tasked with safeguarding election calls on committee 2019-02-19 14:17:43Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould today called on a Commons committee to look at the possibility of the Canadian government imposing new r

Alberta announces deal with CN, CP to ship 2019-02-19 14:02:32The Alberta government has signed contracts with Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to lease 4,400 rail cars to take oilsands crude to American an

Payless seeks creditor protection, plans to close stores 2019-02-19 13:19:07Payless Shoes is going into creditor protection in the U.S. and Canada, and will likely close its about 2,500 stores in North America.

Speaker condemns 'racial profiling' of black visitors to 2019-02-19 13:11:33The Speaker of the House of Commons condemned publicly today a "racial profiling" incident involving a group of black visitors to Parliament Hill &m

Homicide investigation launched after inmate dies in N.B. 2019-02-19 11:12:54Calvin Kenny, 27, was serving a 12½-year sentence at Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B., for the 2016 death of Steven Miller.

B.C.'s balanced budget includes more money for most 2019-02-19 09:00:59New subsidies for families and the elimination of interest on students loans were the big announcements in what was primarily a status-quo budget deli

Why there is no quick fix for Alberta's 2019-02-19 08:00:00"Perhaps the hunt for such a fix is, itself, a problem — one that blinds us to a need for a multiplicity of smaller solutions."

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Toronto busker reunites with missing bassoon weeks later 2019-02-19 20:16:49The TTC said a transit agency staff member saw a GoFundMe page and recalled the large instrument being dropped off at the lost and found.

‘Very, very black and white’: Country music star 2019-02-19 19:24:44Canadian country music hall-of-famer Paul Brandt is using his celebrity status to shine a light on human trafficking.

Farmers hope for more snow despite below-average spring 2019-02-19 19:17:04Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) forecasted a below-average spring runoff earlier this month.

Critical Needs, Part 2: Addressing Kingston’s shortage of 2019-02-19 19:09:41There are thousands of orphaned patients in Kingston right now, unable to find a family doctor.

West Island MNA says petition to save Riverdale 2019-02-19 18:56:18Those opposed to the transfer still have until March 19 to add their signatures.

Saskatchewan government commits $2 million to build Prince 2019-02-19 18:48:01The RGHA is planning on building a hospice to provide end-of-life care and comfort for terminal patients of the Prince Albert, Sask., area.

How hired postpartum help is becoming more commonplace 2019-02-19 18:18:56Unlike birth doulas, who help mothers during pregnancy and childbirth, postpartum doulas step in after the baby arrives.

‘I love their kids the most’: Muslim community 2019-02-19 17:59:34Seven children from a Syrian family, ranging in age from four months to 15 years old, died in an early morning house fire in Spryfield.

Tribunal rules work slowdowns by STM maintenance workers 2019-02-19 17:47:39Quebec's administrative labour tribunal has ruled that work slowdowns by STM maintenance workers are illegal.

Weyburn, Saskatchewan couple hopes to return to Haiti 2019-02-19 17:33:08A couple of missionaries from Weyburn, Sask. were forced to leave Haiti due to escalating protests, but they hope to return in the near future.

Don’t call 911 to complain about raccoons, Ontario 2019-02-19 15:24:11OPP say 911 has been "inundated" with calls about raccoons on private property during the daytime, tying up the line for people who may be reporting

Dessau to pay $1.9 million in settlement over 2019-02-19 15:17:36The firm was not the only Montreal-based engineering company to see its reputation tainted by corruption allegations.

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Feb. 20, 2019 New! 2019-02-20 02:00:26Sue Dewar

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 20 New! 2019-02-20 00:30:58WHO IS RUNNING OUR COUNTRY Saw a picture of Trudeau and Butts sitting on the steps somewhere on a university campus. They both looked like revolutiona

Leafs escape St. Louis with a point New! 2019-02-20 00:04:03ST. LOUIS — A Mississippi steamboat rammed the Maple Leafs last night, yet they lived to tell — and bring a point to shore. Minus a concus

‘Riya was a dreamer’: Heartbroken mom of slain New! 2019-02-19 22:07:20BRAMPTON — An 11-year-old girl allegedly killed by her father in southern Ontario was a dreamer, a dancer and a singer who “always saw the

EDITORIAL: It’s time for an independent public inquiry New! 2019-02-19 21:46:39In Catch-22, Joseph Heller’s great, satirical antiwar novel, the title refers to a problem that cannot be solved because of conflicting rul

Lacrosse player-rapist nets two years in prison New! 2019-02-19 21:39:28A Detroit University lacrosse player who raped a young intoxicated woman was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison by a judge who deemed his conduc

LILLEY: Wilson-Raybould to speak after making nice with New! 2019-02-19 21:28:19Jody Wilson-Raybould will soon speak, but whether she says anything remains to be seen. The former attorney general has been called to appear before t

LILLEY: Ford hit with profanity and racial slurs 2019-02-19 21:01:40Premier Doug Ford was called an “f—–g cracker” by a bunch of young commies on Tuesday. Student activists hurling names and exp

Eaton Centre shooter Christopher Husbands guilty of manslaughter 2019-02-19 20:25:55What a difference a second trial has made for Eaton Centre killer Christopher Husbands who was convicted of two counts of manslaughter on Tuesday. He

From bitter rivals to teammates chasing a championship, 2019-02-19 20:17:02CHARLOTTE — Toronto’s grand chemistry experiment has mixed a number of formerly fierce rivals from the Western Conference together in a bi

TRUMP VS. BALDWIN: Is SNL actor in danger? 2019-02-19 15:20:26WATCH ABOVE as Emmy winner Alec Baldwin is worried for his safety and family after U.S. President Donald Trump attacked him on Twitter due to his most

Experience Portland like a local 2019-02-19 15:17:08Portland, Ore. is so easy to get around, it won’t be long before you not only will be navigating the downtown core but also crossing some of its

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Immunization rates go up at two Vancouver schools 2019-02-19 20:14:43Doctors of B.C. president Dr. Eric Cadesky says he's also hearing from parents who have changed their minds about being anti-vaccination.

B.C. Budget 2019: Big dollars earmarked for climate 2019-02-19 20:00:34Budget includes $902 million for CleanBC-related initiatives

B.C. Budget 2019: Increase to child-care funding, new 2019-02-19 19:52:33Funding for the province's child-care plan will be increased by $9 million per year, but universal $10-a-day child care is still a way off.

Mission residents recall finding shell casing after Bacon 2019-02-19 19:17:18Mission residents called police after finding shell casings and a walkie talkie-type device, jurors heard Tuesday

B.C. Budget 2019: Health care spending tops $21 2019-02-19 19:17:00The B.C. Ministry of Health will spend about $21 billion in the 2019/20 fiscal year and $21.5 billion in 2021/22.

Ian Mulgrew: Vancouver park board wins appeal on 2019-02-19 19:16:01A municipality cannot fetter its legislative powers unless there is legislation expressly authorizing it to do so.

B.C. Budget 2019: Government offers only modest new 2019-02-19 19:15:45B.C.’s NDP government delivered a stand-pat budget Tuesday that offered little new spending on its priority housing and child care agendas, but

Canadian fashion editors remember Karl Lagerfeld: 'He didn’t 2019-02-19 19:15:29The longtime creative director for the House of CHANEL will be missed by many.

B.C. Budget 2019: Money for modular housing and 2019-02-19 19:07:56An early look at what the B.C. NDP's 2019 budget provides for affordable housing.

Carole James: Budget brings 'biggest reduction in taxes