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'Totally shocked and surprised': Windsor Métis veteran presented with $20,000 cheque

Wednesday  15:10,   21 august 2019
cbc.ca

The Rochon family was shocked when 93-year-old father Wilfred was presented with a $20,000 cheque last... >>>

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

Wednesday  15:00,   21 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election. His name was... >>>

Saddam Hussein cabinet minister made refugee claim so Canada could pay for dialysis treatments

Wednesday  14:10,   21 august 2019
globalnews.ca

A cabinet minister in the regime of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein made a refugee claim in Canada after learning Iraq would no longer cover his medical... >>>

Medical marijuana for children slowly being recognized

Wednesday  12:51,   21 august 2019
thestar

When Alexander Repetski’s daughter Gwen was born seven years ago, she was “extraordinarily healthy.” But by the time she was 18 months old, doctors were telling Alex and his wife to buy a wheelchair accessible van. Gwen was in a near vegetative... >>>

A crew of Canadian service dogs watched a live musical as part of their training

Wednesday  12:35,   21 august 2019
cnn

When the cast of a Canadian production of "Billy Elliot: The Musical" took their final bow after a recent show, the audience didn't make a single sound -- not even a woof. A polite crowd of about a dozen future service dogs attended an August... >>>

CBSA officer caught leaking police information to family members: internal docs

Wednesday  12:32,   21 august 2019
cbc.ca

A Canada Border Services Agency agent breached federal privacy law when she took a photo of confidential police information and emailed it to a member of her family, says an internal report. According to a copy of the findings, recently obtained by... >>>

Mass arrests at the track: 'It felt like we weren't in Canada for a moment'

Wednesday  12:32,   21 august 2019
vancouversun

A dawn raid and mass arrests by the Canada Border Services Agency at Hastings Racecourse are not unusual actions for border agents, a Vancouver immigration lawyer said. Up to 26 backstretch workers were led away in restraints from the racetrack by... >>>

Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

Wednesday  12:25,   21 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the Liberals' chances of re-election this fall — and it hasn't helped the Conservatives. Indeed, the Leger >>>

What 35,000 political ads on Facebook reveal about Canada's election-year message battle

Wednesday  12:10,   21 august 2019
cbc.ca

We are still two months from the federal election, but industry groups, partisan advocates and unions have been busy spending big money on highly targeted Facebook ads to push their... >>>

Psychiatrist says Silva Koshwal should be held responsible for ex-girlfriend's murder

Wednesday  11:00,   21 august 2019
cbc.ca

A forensic psychiatrist has testified at a second-degree murder trial that in his opinion, Silva Koshwal, 42, should be held criminally responsible for stabbing and mutilating his ex-girlfriend, Nadine Skow in August,... >>>

Jasper National Park stops issuing bear reports due to ‘harassment of wildlife’

Wednesday  09:46,   21 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Parks Canada officials say the bear reports have become... >>>

Vancouver Biker Who Got Hit By A Police Van Admits He Was Being An Idiot

Wednesday  09:46,   21 august 2019
narcity

"Bottom line- I’m an... >>>

Pedestrian dead after being struck by vehicle in North York

Wednesday  09:46,   21 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Police said officers received a call at 9:12 p.m. for reports of a collision in the area of Laureleaf Road South and Steeles Avenue East. When authorities arrived on scene, they located a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle and he was rushed >>>

The Upcoming Canadian Leaders' Debate Will Be Led By An All Female Panel

Wednesday  09:45,   21 august 2019
narcity

The announcement is causing some... >>>

A Canadian Man Is Dead After Being "Dragged Away" By A Grizzly In The Middle Of The Night

Wednesday  09:25,   21 august 2019
narcity

He was in a remote location in N.W.T to record the sounds of... >>>