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Jason Kenney should start ‘explaining things with truth,’ Blanchet says

Sunday  21:00,   17 november 2019
globalnews.ca

Speaking with Mercedes Stephenson, Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet said Jason Kenney has been spreading "false information" about equalization payments."Canada does not send a cheque to Quebec. That’s not true. That simply does not... >>>

RCMP look for break in case after Athabasca woman goes missing, found dead near Hinton

Sunday  21:00,   17 november 2019
edmontonjournal

RCMP look for break in case after Athabasca woman goes missing, found dead near Hinton Family reported Duperron missing on April 15. Her body was discovered outside the town of Hinton, about 290 kilometres west of Edmonton, the first week of... >>>

Winnipeg woman who encouraged Canadians to vote after cancer diagnosis dies

Sunday  21:00,   17 november 2019
globalnews.ca

A young Winnipeg woman who went viral in October urging Canadians to get out and vote after she received a terminal diagnosis has died.Maddison Yetman, 18, posted a video to Twitter last month in which she said that if she could find time to vote... >>>

Turkish president Erdogan ‘did a great job,’ says country’s ambassador to Canada

Sunday  21:00,   17 november 2019
globalnews.ca

Ambassador Kerim Uras was asked to respond to calls that Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be charged with war crimes."Well, there are also those like President Trump who said (Recep Tayyip Erdogan) is a great leader. He did a great job and the ceasefire... >>>

Singh confident Trudeau will have to work with NDP, despite signals from Bloc

Sunday  21:00,   17 november 2019
globalnews.ca

The Liberal party came short of a majority in October, which means that Trudeau will need to work with other parties to survive."I put out three specific priorities that are for the throne speech," said Singh during an interview on The West Block... >>>

Schukov: West Island elephant-in-the-room politics

Sunday  18:30,   17 november 2019
montrealgazette

Schukov: West Island elephant-in-the-room politicsIf I had my druthers’, I would write only humour, but I keep it at arm’s length for good reason: I am not funny (if I am to believe trolls and my wife.) On the flip side, the topic I least want to... >>>

N.B.'s first Santa Claus? 90 years ago, province said goodbye to Charles Sampson

Sunday  17:26,   17 november 2019
cbc.ca

Fredericton's Charles A. Sampson performed many roles in his long life. But the role of Santa Claus might have been a first for the province.If you lived in Fredericton in the late 19th century, the answer to that question would be Charles A.... >>>

6 charged in Toronto after police seize semi-automatic rifle, ammunition

Sunday  17:26,   17 november 2019
cbc.ca

Toronto police have charged six people, including three teen boys, after officers searched a west end home and seized a Glock 9 mm semi-automatic rifle. In a news release on Sunday, police said officers found the rifle in a home in the Oakwood... >>>

Wexit party to run federal and provincial candidates across Western Canada

Sunday  15:55,   17 november 2019
cbc.ca

A western separatist party will be running candidates not just federally in four provinces but provincially in those provinces as well, attendees at a Saturday rally in Calgary heard. Leader Peter Downing said he plans to run federal candidates... >>>

How a 27-year-old DJ from Dubai ended up winning Nova Scotia island

Sunday  15:10,   17 november 2019
cbc.ca

Thanks to some lucky dice rolls, Dubai's Brendan Lopes is now the proud owner of a small private island off Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore.But he's now the proud owner of a private island off the coast of the province's Eastern Shore thanks to... >>>

Artifacts returned to Sask.'s Cumberland House Cree Nation after decades in B.C.

Sunday  15:10,   17 november 2019
cbc.ca

Roughly 80 years after they were given to a nurse working in the community, artifacts including a beaded jacket, gloves and moccasins are being brought back to Saskatchewan's Cumberland House Cree Nation. "We were all in tears when we actually... >>>

Inquiry begins Monday into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family

Sunday  15:10,   17 november 2019
msn

Inquiry begins Monday into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia familyAs night fell on Jan. 2, 2017, the retired 33-year-old corporal entered the house in Upper Big Tracadie and killed his mother, wife and young daughter before taking his... >>>

Freeland's imprint of foreign affairs remains even if she's shuffled: analysts

Sunday  14:55,   17 november 2019
msn

Freeland's imprint of foreign affairs remains even if she's shuffled: analystsThat will be especially true in how Canada pushes forward with its top priority: getting the new North American trade deal ratified and reinforcing the crucial... >>>

COMMENTARY: Three ominous policy challenges await Canada’s new Parliament

Sunday  14:55,   17 november 2019
globalnews.ca

China, Russia and defence procurement will test the mettle of Canada's minority Liberal government, Matthew Fisher says.Canadian foreign and security policy is sure to test the mettle of Global Affairs Canada, the Department of National Defence... >>>

Calgary-area UCP MLAs say they won't support conscience rights bill

Sunday  14:55,   17 november 2019
calgaryherald

Calgary-area UCP MLAs say they won't support conscience rights bill Introduced in the legislature by Peace River UCP backbencher Dan Williams last week, Bill 207 would prevent patients from submitting a professional complaint or suing a health... >>>