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Rosie DiManno: Canada must face it: Jihadi Jack is ours now

Monday  09:30,   26 august 2019
thestar

If John Letts were my kid … well, first thing, I’d scream myself hoarse, maybe bang my head against the wall, sob for days. And then I’d do what Letts’ parents have undertaken — try to save him. Move mountains, and coldly unsympathetic governments,... >>>

HIV-positive man sues RCMP for negligence, defamation after sex charges stayed

Monday  09:25,   26 august 2019
cbc.ca

Brian Carlisle alleges the RCMP and attorney general caused him pain and suffering after he was accused of failing to disclose his status to his sexual partners. Charges against him were stayed when doctors found he could not transmit the virus... >>>

Porn company flouts threat of municipal fines by hosting 'casting party' at Quebec bar

Monday  09:25,   26 august 2019
cbc.ca

Disregarding warnings from Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume, an adult film producer hosted a "casting party" in a bar's parking lot Saturday — inviting patrons to have sex with adult film stars on camera. AD4X Videos parked a limousine with tinted... >>>

Election 2019: Transit, housing, infrastructure top of mind for local governments

Monday  09:10,   26 august 2019
vancouversun

With the federal election less than two months away, regional and local governments in B.C. are asking parties to commit to spending on infrastructure, transit and housing. “Local governments are uniquely placed to improve the lives of their... >>>

Douglas Todd: Idea of federal apology splits Italian Canadians

Monday  09:10,   26 august 2019
vancouversun

Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has already offered his apologies to many different Canadian minority groups, some Italian Canadian media outlets have been aroused to express anger that their ethnic group has not yet received one from him. The... >>>

Federal Liberals launch "Choose Forward" as election campaign slogan

Monday  08:00,   26 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have decided on a slogan they hope will resonate with voters and best represent their political brand as they roll out their campaign for the October election. A release from the party says "Choose Forward" is the... >>>

Father of B.C. murder suspect fighting to see video taken before son’s death

Monday  07:50,   26 august 2019
globalnews.ca

A lawyer for Alan Schmegelsky says the RCMP has refused to release a video of Bryer Schmegelsky's "last will and testament" to his... >>>

Scheer speech from 2005 unlikely to have much ballot box impact, political scientist says

Monday  07:50,   26 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Canadians are expected to head to the polls on Oct.... >>>

Sunshine Coast RCMP find body believed to be that of missing kayaker

Monday  07:45,   26 august 2019
cbc.ca

RCMP on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast say they have recovered the 48-year-old's body. He was last seen entering the ocean at Roberts Creek Pier with a blue... >>>

Ad firm says controversial billboards promoting Bernier's party staying up

Monday  00:50,   26 august 2019
msn

OTTAWA — The owner of billboards currently showcasing ads that seek to promote the People's Party of Canada's controversial stance on immigration says the material is staying up. The ads, featuring a photo of party leader Maxime Bernier, the slogan... >>>

Olympic champion Sylvie Fréchette to run as Conservative candidate

Sunday  22:55,   25 august 2019
cbc.ca

Sylvie Fréchette, an Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming, will be running for the Conservative Party of Canada in the riding of Rivière-du-Nord in this fall's election, Radio-Canada has learned. With the nomination of this star candidate,... >>>

Quebec designer and partner say they were victims of homophobic attack

Sunday  22:40,   25 august 2019
msn

MONTREAL — A Quebec fashion designer said Sunday that an alleged violent attack against him and his partner over the weekend are proof that homophobia remains a problem in... >>>

Trudeau and Trump hold face to face meeting on sidelines of G7 summit

Sunday  21:35,   25 august 2019
msn

BIARRITZ, France — Justin Trudeau met face-to-face with U.S. President Donald Trump today on the margins of the G7 summit in France for a discussion that covered trade, diplomacy and a bit of a lighter topic: basketball. The new North American trade >>>

The latest 338Canada projection: The Liberals keep hanging on

Sunday  21:30,   25 august 2019
macleans.ca

Philippe J. Fournier: With the ethics commissioner's report behind them, the regional breakdown this week still gives the Liberals an... >>>

Woman found dead near St. Boniface commercial building

Sunday  19:00,   25 august 2019
globalnews.ca

Police have said little about an overnight incident involving a distressed woman acting erratically on the 400 block of Provencher Boulevard. Kashmir Singh Pannu lives across the street and called police three times around 3 a.m. as the woman darted >>>