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Jihadi Jack has a constitutional right to come to Canada. But getting in may not be so easy

Thursday  11:50,   22 august 2019
cbc.ca

Jack Letts has every right as a Canadian citizen to come to Canada, legal analysts say, but the man dubbed 'Jihadi Jack' by the media and accused of being an ISIS fighter may not have an easy time getting into the... >>>

U.K.'s Boris Johnson expected to press Trudeau on trade pact at G7

Thursday  11:18,   22 august 2019
cbc.ca

As it hurtles toward what could be a messy exit from the European Union, Britain is hoping to hear some fresh trade reassurances from Canada at the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, say officials in the diplomatic community and experts in... >>>

Western Canadians pessimistic of their federal election clout: poll

Thursday  09:10,   22 august 2019
calgaryherald

Western Canadians are feeling alienated about their role in the upcoming federal election, suggests a new... >>>

Hastings Race Track workers ordered out of the country

Thursday  09:10,   22 august 2019
cbc.ca

Seven workers who were arrested during a Canada Border Services Agency raid at Vancouver's Hastings Race Track on Monday have been ordered out of the country after Immigration and Refuge Board of Canada hearings. In each of the individual hearings... >>>

Vancouver mother linked to U.S. college admission scandal

Thursday  08:50,   22 august 2019
vancouversun

A Vancouver mom is the latest parent linked to the U.S. college admission scandal. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a B.C. teen was admitted to UCLA last fall after being awarded a soccer scholarship at the school. However, court documents... >>>

One maverick Liberal on ethics committee not enough to force showdown over SNC-Lavalin affair

Thursday  08:35,   22 august 2019
nationalpost

In the end, one maverick Liberal MP wasn’t enough. Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion was poised on Wednesday, ready to appear via videoconference before the House of Commons ethics committee, but his services were never required. Liberal MP Nathaniel... >>>

Police officers who failed to find Langley teen overdose victim under investigation

Thursday  08:35,   22 august 2019
globalnews.ca

The Independent Investigations Office says a 911 call placed two hours before Carson Crimeni was found was answered, but the officers couldn't locate the... >>>

Immigration hearings told B.C. official under investigation for issuing racetrack licences

Thursday  08:35,   22 august 2019
vancouversun

Immigration hearings for seven of the migrant workers arrested at Hasting racetrack heard Wednesday that the B.C. government official who issued them credentials is under... >>>

Alberta woman encounters 3 grizzlies in backyard: ‘I just froze in my tracks’

Thursday  07:35,   22 august 2019
globalnews.ca

An Alberta woman says she was absolutely petrified when she came across three hungry grizzly bears in her backyard over the weekend. Marjie Whitehead lives about 30 kilometres south of Whitecourt. She and her two dogs were just about to come into... >>>

Vancouver Woman Sexually Assaulted In Her Own Apartment After Ordering Masseur Via App

Thursday  07:26,   22 august 2019
narcity

The woman was assaulted by a massage therapist in her downtown apartment earlier this... >>>

Military faces calls to train soldiers to identify neo-Nazis, hate-group members

Thursday  07:20,   22 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is facing calls to drop what experts say is a reactive approach to racism and hate in the ranks, and instead launch a concentrated, proactive effort campaign to root out extremist beliefs and... >>>

Huawei executive's defence team alleges Canadians were 'agents' of the FBI

Thursday  05:30,   22 august 2019
msn

A defence team for a Chinese telecom executive is alleging Canadian officials acted as "agents" of American law enforcement while she was detained at Vancouver's airport for three hours ahead of her... >>>

How ‘Jihadi Jack’ became Canada’s problem

Thursday  01:40,   22 august 2019
macleans.ca

Audrey Macklin: The world is not made safer from terrorism when the U.K. disposes of their unwanted citizens in Canada , Bangladesh or anywhere else. The very phenomenon of foreign fighters testifies to that. Claims that “citizenship is a privilege, >>>

Toronto man who tried to join ISIS released from prison, official says

Thursday  01:25,   22 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Pamir Hakimzadah will be on probation for three... >>>

Retired Richmond fisherman wins record $60-million Lotto Max prize

Thursday  00:50,   22 august 2019
vancouversun

Joseph Katalinic, a retired fisherman from Richmond, is B.C.’s newest multimillionaire after claiming a $60-million Lotto Max prize, the largest lottery jackpot in B.C. history. Katalinic matched all seven numbers in the July 26 draw. “I scanned the >>>