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News: Canada

Vancouver facing 'weird' election race: expert

Monday  16:05,   24 september 2018
msn

VANCOUVER - As election campaigns kick off across British Columbia its largest city is facing a race unlike any other, experts say. A proliferation of new parties and independent candidates are crowding the Vancouver race in a widespread turnover of [...]

Preschooler seriously injured in dog attack at off-leash park in Mississauga

Monday  16:05,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

Police said the owner of the dog briefly spoke to the family before leaving the area. READ MORE: Siblings suffer serious injuries in dog attack as city set to adopt new animal control bylawThe owner is described as a man of South Asian descent, in...[...]

In the rising far-right, philosophers are seeing a return of the ‘bad’ Nietzsche

Monday  16:05,   24 september 2018
nationalpost

Nietzsche promises a dream world beyond the limits of this despicable one, but right here on Earth, not in some promised afterlife as in Christianity . Read him, and revolutionary vistas open up.These ideas are particularly seductive to readers just [...]

Exclusive: MP Leona Alleslev: Why I crossed the floor to the Conservatives

Monday  15:30,   24 september 2018
nationalpost

This government has not delivered the change that Canadians expected. Instead, we have seen the Prime Minister move increasingly to the left and away from the centre .My decision was not based on one issue. Rather, it was the gradual realization...[...]

Canada faces steep odds in battle to join UN Security Council

Monday  14:51,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Canada is in the running for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, but is in tough against Ireland and Norway.That is indeed the focus of the behind-the-scenes diplomacy at this week-long event, attended by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and [...]

Government of Canada, schools closed in Ottawa Monday due to tornado damage

Monday  13:51,   24 september 2018
globalnews.ca

The Government of Canada and several schools in both Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., have announced closures for Monday due to power outages and tornado damage.Employees of the Government of Canada have been told not to go to work Monday, as a large part [...]

Businesses hurting — and helping — as the power remains out

Monday  13:51,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Businesses hurting — and helping — as the power remains out"Everyone looks after each other and tries to help other people. That's what happened here," said Michael Fines, co-owner of Dunrobin Meat and Grocery on the rural Ottawa community's main...[...]

Drug-dealing pharmacists are feeding Ontario’s opioid crisis

Monday  13:51,   24 september 2018
thestar

Drug-dealing pharmacists are feeding Ontario’s opioid crisisThe pharmacist, Waseem Shaheen, opens the narcotics safe and fills a white garbage bag with fentanyl patches while the impatient robber waves his knife...[...]

Alleged gunman to make court appearance

Monday  13:26,   24 september 2018
msn

Alleged gunman to make court appearanceMatthew Vincent Raymond faces four counts of murder in the deaths of Const. Sara Burns, Const. Robb Costello, Donnie Robichaud and Bobbie Lee...[...]

Decision expected in Dellen Millard murder trial

Monday  13:26,   24 september 2018
msn

Decision expected in Dellen Millard murder trialDellen Millard, 32, of Toronto, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of 71-year-old Wayne...[...]

Victims' families to speak at Wettlaufer inquiry

Monday  13:26,   24 september 2018
msn

Victims' families to speak at Wettlaufer inquiryElizabeth Wettlaufer is serving a life sentence after confessing to killing eight patients with insulin overdoses and attempting to kill four others at long-term care facilities and private homes...[...]

Bill Blair discusses safety, gun violence in Toronto town hall

Monday  11:52,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Bill Blair discusses safety, gun violence in Toronto town hall"Compared to other large urban centres across Canada, Toronto remains one of the most safest and more liveable cities anywhere, but that should never mean that we be complacent about...[...]

Doug Ford’s bombshell has left Toronto’s mayoral race in neutral

Monday  10:25,   24 september 2018
thestar

Doug Ford’s bombshell has left Toronto’s mayoral race in neutralThe bombshell tossed by Premier Doug Ford into Toronto’s civic election rocked more than just the city council races he...[...]

'It's time,' says first Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline

Monday  09:26,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

'It's time,' says first Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline"Even today it's hard to imagine that I am launching an airline," said Teara Fraser, who grew up in a remote town in the Northwest Territories, and plans to fly her airline [...]

Man with mental disability nearly bankrupted by door-to-door sales contracts

Monday  09:26,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

Man with mental disability nearly bankrupted by door-to-door sales contractsThe Toronto man is one of many Canadians locked into long and pricey contracts after coming face to face with high pressure and misleading sales tactics by door-to-door...[...]