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Police seek 2 people in suspicious disappearance of Calgary man

Friday  01:40,   19 july 2019
cbc.ca

The Calgary police homicide unit is asking the public for help in the case of a Calgary man who vanished 2½ years ago because new information has come to... >>>

Separatists in Canada's Quebec 'potential spoiler' for Trudeau in October poll

Friday  01:15,   19 july 2019
reuters

Separatists in Canada's Quebec 'potential spoiler' for Trudeau in October... >>>

Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails U.S. vice-president's call for husband's release

Friday  01:15,   19 july 2019
msn

MONTREAL — The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband. Ensaf Haidar, who lives in Sherbrooke, Que., with her three children, said... >>>

Toronto police chief announces two investigations in case of man who fled CAMH and Canada

Friday  01:10,   19 july 2019
thestar

Toronto police have launched two investigations into how a Centre of Addiction and Mental Health patient who killed his roommate with a meat cleaver in 2014 was able to leave the country. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders said in a statement... >>>

Ottawa to pay nearly $1B to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits against Canadian Armed Forces

Friday  01:10,   19 july 2019
cbc.ca

The Canadian government has agreed to pay nearly a billion dollars to settle class-action lawsuits from Canadian Armed Forces members who allege rampant sexual misconduct in the military. "While not admitting liability, the government of Canada has... >>>

Doug Ford's 'Nutcase' Remark About Mental Health Detainee Crossed A Line: MPP

Friday  01:10,   19 july 2019
huffingtonpost.ca

TORONTO — An Opposition MPP is slamming Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s comments about a mentally ill patient as “derogatory” and unhelpful. Thursday morning, Ford called into a Toronto talk radio show to talk about Zhebin Cong, a patient at the city’s... >>>

A Toronto Resident Had To Be Rescued After He Became Trapped Inside An Illegal Pot Shop

Friday  00:10,   19 july 2019
narcity

The individual was not inside the shop when it was originally bolted... >>>

Canadian Travellers Warned To "Exercise A High Degree Of Caution" In The Dominican Republic

Friday  00:10,   19 july 2019
narcity

The government warns that protests are expected to take place through the month of... >>>

Oka mayor’s comments on Kanesatake lacked respect, says Justin Trudeau

Friday  00:10,   19 july 2019
globalnews.ca

Oka Mayor Pascal Quevillon is under fire for comments he made over a proposed land transfer to... >>>

Ford says it was 'heartbreaking' to have to disconnect cell phone

Thursday  22:50,   18 july 2019
msn

TORONTO — Doug Ford says it was "heartbreaking" to have to cancel his cell phone this week after the line was flooded by calls from special interest groups. The Ontario premier, who made it a point of handing out his number to the public, said... >>>

Doug Ford Just Called A Mental Health Detainee A ‘Nutcase’ And A 'Meat-Cleaver Murderer'

Thursday  22:50,   18 july 2019
narcity

The man has escaped from hospital and is believed to have boarded an international flight. Speaking to Jerry Agar onNewstalk 1010 radio on Thursday, Ford said he was calling for answers from all of the authorities involved in letting Cong roam... >>>

John Ivison: Think populism's on the way out in Canada? Its foremost exponent is just warming up

Thursday  22:35,   18 july 2019
nationalpost

Dennis Matthews knows a thing or two about the political zeitgeist, having worked as advertising guru for Stephen Harper and Doug Ford. He said on Twitter recently that there is a sense among some Conservatives the populist wave which elected Ford... >>>

Crown wraps case in Boyle assault trial, but hearings could continue into fall

Thursday  21:45,   18 july 2019
msn

The Crown wrapped up its case today in the assault trial of former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle. But proceedings are expected to continue into late summer or even the fall as the defence makes its... >>>

Toronto’s Beaches Keep Getting Deemed Unsafe For Swimming Due To High E. Coli Levels

Thursday  21:36,   18 july 2019
narcity

This week's flooding is affecting our... >>>

Persistent bear throws a scare into Winnipeg River cottagers

Thursday  20:35,   18 july 2019
cbc.ca

No one likes uninvited guests, especially if they're large and furry with beady little eyes and sharp claws. That describes the very bold bear who put several scares into Kyla Hildebrandt and her family at their cabin on an island in Northwestern... >>>