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 2018-09-19 00:04 

Global News

Halifax council amends bylaw to address cannabis production facilities...

A public hearing was held Tuesday night as Halifax Regional Council looked at amendments to a land-use bylaw to accommodate cannabis related land uses....

 2018-09-19 00:03 

Global News

Winnipeg Jets cut 3 players after 1st exhibition game...

The Jets re-assigned three players back to their respective junior teams on Tuesday after their exhibition opening victory against the Minnesota Wild....

 2018-09-19 00:02 

Toronto Sun

Gibbons stands up for Blue Jays farm system...

BALTIMORE — Even though the Blue Jays were 14 games under .500 entering play Tuesday, and out of the American League playoff picture, manager John Gibbons said the young players have "r......

 2018-09-19 00:01 

Global News

'A clear abuse of power': Trump orders FBI to declassify documents related to Russia probe...

Their release could represent a...

 2018-09-19 00:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Pogey Beach movie premiere 'dream come true' for P.E.I. filmmaker...

Hundreds of film festival attendees in Halifax had the chance to spend a couple of hours at a P.E.I. beach Friday night — Pogey Beach, that is....

 2018-09-19 00:00 

Global News

City gives go ahead for $6.3M train barn at Fort Edmonton Park...

City council has approved $6.3 million in funding to build a new barn for the train at Fort Edmonton Park....

 2018-09-19 00:00 

The Globe and Mail

Amanda Boulos takes top prize in RBC Canadian Painting Competition...

Toronto artist, who received $25,000 for her 2017 work In the Morning, uses the painting process to rework her Palestinian ancestors' stories and create new ones...

 2018-09-19 00:00 

The Globe and Mail

The drive to my mom's residential school was a road trip to remember...

For two days in April, 2015, I travelled back in time and saw and felt what it might have been like as a residential-school student, writes Deborah G. Young...

 2018-09-18 23:58 

Global News

Some good news for Central Okanagan residents without a family doctor...

The Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice has announced that it has successfully recruited seven new family doctors....

 2018-09-18 23:58 

The Globe and Mail

Dislocated shoulder sidelines BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay...

Veteran pivot is now week-to-week following the injury sustained in the first quarter of Friday's game against Montreal...

 2018-09-18 23:58 

Global News

Alberta Hospital in Edmonton to receive charitable renovation...

Isha Riberio made a unique plea to Alberta Health Services: Let the home building community fund a aesthetic makeover to some of the common areas....

 2018-09-18 23:54 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Mother pleads for information in son's unsolved Richmond, B.C., shooting death...

The 41-year-old was gunned down in the 7500 block of Bridge Street in Richmond in what police believe say was a targeted shooting....

 2018-09-18 23:53 

National Post

UNESCO experts: Will take years to restore Brazilian museum...

BRASILIA, Brazil — Experts with UNESCO say it could take years to restore Brazil's National Museum and the vast collections that were ravaged by a fire on Sept. 2. Jose Luiz Pedersoli, who works for International Centre for the Study of the Pres...

 2018-09-18 23:52 

CTV News

Trudeau gets more correspondence on seal hunt than any other issue...

File this under: Useful federal trivia. The number one issue raised by the general public in correspondence with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Seal hunting. More than 2 million messages about seal hunting have been sent to the PMO since Trudeau took offi...

 2018-09-18 23:51 

National Post

French Lick Resort planning $17M expansion, sports bar...

FRENCH LICK, Ind. — Southern Indiana's French Lick Resort is planning a $17 million expansion that will add dozens of guestrooms and a sports bar to the tourist destination. French Lick officials said Monday that construction has already begun o...

 2018-09-18 23:50 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

City of Montreal declares support for Toronto council as Ford readies new bill to push through cuts...

Montreal's city council unanimously passed a motion in support of the City of Toronto on Tuesday, denouncing Ontario Premier Doug Ford's plan to cut its council seats almost in half....

 2018-09-18 23:50 

Toronto Star

Lawyer argues 12-year sentence is excessive for vigilante who cut off man's thumb...

Steven Vollrath, 35, appealed his sentence Tuesday for kidnapping and cutting off Richard Suter's left thumb in 2015 out of vengeance for death of two-year-old boy...

 2018-09-18 23:50 

CBC

Britain, EU close to orderly Brexit deal, May says...

The United Kingdom and the European Union are close to agreeing on an orderly Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in a German newspaper, urging the European Commission to evolve its position for the sake of a deal....

 2018-09-18 23:49 

The Globe and Mail

Mother of baby who died at Vancouver daycare claims negligence in lawsuit...

The statement of claim filed Monday alleges the baby choked on an electrical cord and died because he was left alone...

 2018-09-18 23:49 

CP24

York crash leaves male motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries...

A York collision has left a male motorcyclist fighting for his life, according to Toronto police....

 2018-09-18 23:49 

CP24

York crash leaves male motorcyclist dead...

A York collision has left a male motorcyclist dead....

 2018-09-18 23:49 

Toronto Star

The subway tracks are flooded, highrises crumbling: Step into a Toronto reclaimed by nature in Indigenous artist's highly realistic virtual reality film...

Anishinaabe artist Lisa Jackson's feast for the eyes — Biidaaban: First Light — can be seen at Nathan Phillips Square for free until Monday....

 2018-09-18 23:48 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Toxic Freon chemical in air conditioning units targeted by downtown thieves...

'Freon huffing' is typically done by teenagers who want to get high for cheap, according to Dr. Tony Hammer of the Erie St. Clair Clinic....

 2018-09-18 23:48 

Toronto Star

Mother of baby who died at Vancouver daycare claims negligence...

A lawsuit filed on Monday alleges that Shelley Sheppard's child choked on an electrical cord and died because staff left him alone....

 2018-09-18 23:44 

Global News

Not every missing child warrants an Amber Alert: Lethbridge Police Service explain the criteria behind issuing these alerts...

A missing or abducted child is a parents worst nightmare, but as Demi Knight reports, not every case warrants an amber alert, as authorities explain the criteria behind issuing these emergency response systems...

 2018-09-18 23:44 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton city council approves 'sanctuary city' status to aid undocumented immigrants...

Edmonton city council has passed a policy in support of access to municipal services and programs for all undocumented residents....

 2018-09-18 23:44 

Montreal Gazette

Quebec election notebook: Did Franois Legault say it or didn't he?...

A former political reporter says the CAQ leader once told a crowd that he "hated" anglophones. Legault denies it....

 2018-09-18 23:44 

Toronto Star

Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen excited about new mask...

Danish goalie says he may return to Lego theme, in nod to his homeland....

 2018-09-18 23:43 

Toronto Star

Edmonton city council votes to restrict cigarette smoking in line with new pot laws...

Smokers will have to butt out at most parks, golf courses and within 10 metres of doors....

 2018-09-18 23:43 

Toronto Star

Canadians concerned about young people using e-cigarettes, survey finds...

Almost 90 per cent of respondents to the national survey backed a ban of vaping products for those under age 18....

 2018-09-18 23:41 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Centennial Bridge tender cancelled but no reason given...

The latest tender for work that is part of the multi-year, $100-million rehabilitation project on Miramichi's Centennial Bridge has been cancelled and no one is saying why....

 2018-09-18 23:41 

Toronto Star

For Maple Leafs' defensive corps, confidence is king...

If there was a common thread running through the Maple Leafs' defensive corps a season ago, maybe it was this: All too often, confidence was lacking on multiple fronts....

 2018-09-18 23:40 

Global News

Nearly 3,000 hogs are believed to have died in flooding triggered by Hurricane Florence...
 2018-09-18 23:40 

Global News

Winnipeg Blue Bombers preparing for 'Johnny Manziel show' by Montreal Alouettes...

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are getting ready to face the Montreal Alouettes who are expected to start Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel at quarterback on Friday....

 2018-09-18 23:40 

Global News

Motorcyclist in life-threatening condition after collision in west-end Toronto...

Emergency services responded to a call at around 6:50 for a collision at Keele Street and Aileen Avenue....

 2018-09-18 23:38 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

'Sad and unceremonious': Water damage forces early closure of Children's Discovery Museum...

The Children's Discovery Museum has been closed months early following significant water damage to its Market Mall location....

 2018-09-18 23:37 

The Globe and Mail

Alberta government says it will be doing 'damage control' after Kenney's trip to India...

Trade Minister Deron Bilous says there appears to be confusion in India over who Kenney is speaking for and questions over what he is saying as he meets this week with business and political leaders...

 2018-09-18 23:35 

National Post

John Ivison: Liberals consider extending 'leader's courtesy' to Jagmeet Singh in Burnaby byelection...

Singh has to win in Burnaby or his own caucus will turn on him. By all accounts, things are not going well on the ground...

 2018-09-18 23:35 

Toronto Star

Calgary youth issue call to action in response to 'bleak realities' facing kids...

In light of a new University of Calgary study that exposes the hardships many young people in Canada face, youth advocates in the city are urging powerful players to improve the country's conditions....

 2018-09-18 23:34 

Global News

Brooklyn tower in downtown Kelowna 70 per cent sold...

Though construction has yet to begin, the Brooklyn tower in downtown Kelowna is already 70 per cent sold....

 2018-09-18 23:34 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Calgary troupe explores 'sixth sense' with immersive theatre experience...

The feeling of intuition is not something that can necessarily be pinned down. But one Calgary theatre troupe is exploring the sixth sense in hopes of understanding what it means to different people....

 2018-09-18 23:33 

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver artist hopes to hitch a ride to the moon with Japanese billionaire...

Michael Markowsky, a Vancouver artist, says his training as a painter at -40 C and drawing at nearly twice the speed of sound makes him an excellent candidate to travel to the moon with Japanese bi......

 2018-09-18 23:31 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Male motorcyclist in his 40s in life-threatening condition after being hit by car...

A motorcyclist in his 40s is in life-threatening condition after being hit by a car near Keele Street and Aileen Avenue Tuesday evening, Toronto paramedics said....

 2018-09-18 23:31 

Toronto Star

Meet the B.C. man who has been banned from the U.S. for 40 years because of a cannabis fine...

In 1978, the RCMP fined Alberta-native Leonard Smith $50 for possession of a single joint. He hasn't been allowed into the United States since then. Smith's four-decade-long ordeal reflects what many Canadians may be headed toward at the border....

 2018-09-18 23:28 

Global News

New online education kit aims to tackle plastic pollution...

Currently, there's more than 150-million tonnes of plastic waste in our oceans. More than 40 per cent of plastic produced each year is used just once then thrown away....

 2018-09-18 23:28 

The Globe and Mail

Messi scores another hat trick for Barcelona while Mbapp's mistake sinks PSG...

Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven...

 2018-09-18 23:28 

Global News

Eskimos' Williams back after gutsy performance against Stampeders...

The Edmonton Eskimos welcomed back Duke Williams on Tuesday. The receiver fought through injury in a win against the Calgary Stampeders back on Sept. 8....

 2018-09-18 23:26 

Global News

Guelph mayoral candidate Aggie Mlynarz teams with Torchlight to create handmade election signs...

Mlynarz said teaming with Torchlight to create wooden campaign signs is environmentally and socially sustainable....

 2018-09-18 23:25 

CBC

B.C. calls on Ottawa to address concerns about legal weed and the border...

B.C.'s solicitor general says the federal government needs to get to work with the U.S. government to ensure that Canadians who use cannabis, or who work or invest in the legal cannabis market here, don't face a lifetime ban from entering the Unit...

 2018-09-18 23:24 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Homicide detectives investigate death of man assaulted at downtown Edmonton bar...

Edmonton homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 74-year-old man who was assaulted at a downtown bar earlier this month....

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