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Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country

Wednesday  03:20,   21 august 2019
reuters

Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the... >>>

Ford government to announce new sex-ed curriculum Wednesday after controversial repeal, sources say

Wednesday  02:05,   21 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Education Minister Stephen Lecce is expected to make the announcement and will highlight the new plan after the government conducted months of consultations. It will come as part of an overhaul of the wider physical education and health curriculum,... >>>

Japanese princess to visit Prince Edward Island to celebrate Japan-Canada relations

Wednesday  01:17,   21 august 2019
msn

CHARLOTTETOWN — Princess Takamado of Japan will visit Prince Edward Island next week as part of the official events to commemorate the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and... >>>

Alberta to limit oil production to end of 2020 as pipeline delays persist

Wednesday  01:17,   21 august 2019
msn

CALGARY — The Alberta government says some oil companies may have to limit their production until the end of 2020 as pipeline delays persist. Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the current limit is being extended because there are no new pipeline... >>>

Cause of St. Catharines greenhouse fire will remain ‘undetermined’: fire marshal

Wednesday  01:00,   21 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Thick smoke from a greenhouse fire prompted officials to call in the Ministry of the Environment early Saturday morning to monitor air... >>>

Leaders, moderators confirmed for 2019 English, French debates

Wednesday  00:56,   21 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — Five party leaders have confirmed they will participate in two major televised election debates in October, the media group producing the events announced Tuesday. The Canadian Debate Production Partnership said Liberal Leader Justin... >>>

Calgary Is Sending More 2,000 Tonnes Of Plastic To Landfill And Canadians Are Unimpressed

Wednesday  00:56,   21 august 2019
narcity

It will cost the taxpayer approximately $130,000 to send to a... >>>

Prisoner convicted of sex crimes against child released in Calgary

Tuesday  22:53,   20 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Police are warning the public about a high-risk offender who was released in Calgary on Tuesday. Adrian Lee Ballantyne just finished serving a prison sentence for convictions of sexual interference with a child and failure to comply with a probation >>>

Photographer spots lynx napping outside Alberta legislature

Tuesday  22:53,   20 august 2019
globalnews.ca

An Edmonton photographer was caught off guard Monday when he spotted a lynx resting under a tree outside the Alberta legislature. An Edmonton photographer was caught off guard Monday when he spotted a lynx resting under a tree ou Tim Osborne was... >>>

RCMP believe 'criminality' involved as bodies found of two men from Surrey, B.C.

Tuesday  22:53,   20 august 2019
msn

ASHCROFT, B.C. — The RCMP say the bodies of two men found Saturday in central British Columbia have been identified as two individuals from Surrey who were reported missing in mid-July. The bodies of Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr were found near >>>

What happens to a community when 1,500 people are displaced?

Tuesday  22:05,   20 august 2019
thestar

What happens to a community when roughly 10 per cent of its residents disappear overnight? That’s what happened in St. James Town on the hot afternoon of Aug. 21, 2018, when the two towers of 650 Parliament St. were devastated by a six-alarm fire... >>>

Missing Burlington man found dead in Lake Ontario below Skyway Bridge: police

Tuesday  21:40,   20 august 2019
globalnews.ca

On Monday, police asked for the public's help in locating him, adding that they were concerned for his well-being. READ MORE: Man found in good health after alleged abduction in Burlington: police Const. Ryan Anderson said Carr's vehicle was located >>>

Military hopes for post-Norman stability as new army commander installed

Tuesday  21:35,   20 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The Canadian Army is receiving a new commander as the military tries to turn the page on years upheaval caused by the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. Cannons boomed and soldiers marched as Lt.-Gen. Wayne Eyre took the reins... >>>

Ethics committee to decide whether to dig deeper into SNC-Lavalin report

Tuesday  21:06,   20 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — A handful of MPs are returning to Parliament Hill to figure out whether they should dig deeper into the federal ethics watchdog's scathing report of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. Conservatives and New... >>>

River Heights family feels targeted by swastika graffiti on SUV

Tuesday  21:03,   20 august 2019
cbc.ca

A family in Winnipeg's River Heights neighbourhood is feeling targeted and disheartened after waking up to find a swastika spray-painted on the side of their SUV. A River Heights resident said she and her husband found the graffiti on their vehicle... >>>