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 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....

 2018-09-18 23:24 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Ombudsman to investigate delay of St. Boniface soil testing results...

Manitoba's ombudsman will investigate the Progressive Conservative government's delay in releasing test results that showed soil contamination in 24 homes in St. Boniface....

 2018-09-18 23:24 

Global News

Supply shortages biggest concern facing budding Sask. cannabis industry...

Saskatchewan's future cannabis retail stores are preparing for October 17, but there is industry wide concern about potential supply shortages early on....

 2018-09-18 23:24 

Toronto Star

Calgarian volunteers eager to head south to assist with Hurricane Florence aftermath...

Samaritan's Purse Canada said a team of its trained volunteers from Calgary have called "chomping at the bit" to go since the hurricane hit the east coast of the United States....

 2018-09-18 23:22 

National Post

New bridge collapses into river in rural Saskatchewan hours after opening...

HYAS, Sask. — A rural politician in eastern Saskatchewan says he's at a loss to explain why a newly built bridge collapsed just hours after opening. Reeve Duane Hicks said the Dyck Memorial Bridge in the Rural Municipality of Clayton looked good...

 2018-09-18 23:22 

Global News

University of Saskatchewan 'building reconciliation' through forum...

The University of Saskatchewan hosted its second annual Building Reconciliation Internal Forum for staff and students....

 2018-09-18 23:21 

Global News

NDP demands apology from UCP leader Jason Kenney about Lethbridge law enforcement...

The UCP leader was in Lethbridge last week and Phillips said he took direct aim at the Lethbridge Police Service....

 2018-09-18 23:21 

Toronto Star

Make it stop — frost advisory issued for Edmonton...

On Tuesday, Environment Canada issued Edmonton's first frost advisory for the season....

 2018-09-18 23:19 

CBC

Champions League: Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona blanks PSV Eindhoven...

Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven as Europe's top club competition got underway. Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe, the teenage star widely viewed as the man capable of dethroning M...

 2018-09-18 23:17 

Global News

Police investigate homicide after assault at downtown Edmonton bar...

A homicide investigation is underway after a 74-year-old man died of his injuries following an assault at Central Social Hall in downtown Edmonton earlier this month....

 2018-09-18 23:17 

The Globe and Mail

Symptoms of Canadian Pussy Riot member strongly indicate poisoning, doctors say...

Pyotr Verzilov is suffering from an anticholinergic syndrome, the sudden onset of which is strongly indicative of poisoning, doctors say...

 2018-09-18 23:16 

Vancouver Sun

Wai Young says she received distracted-driving ticket by mistake...

Officer mistook her makeup compact for an electronic device, says Vancouver mayoral candidate....

 2018-09-18 23:16 

The Globe and Mail

Coaches have a lot at stake as Bayern, Real, Man City and Juventus kick off Champions League quests...

Niko Kovac at Munich, Julen Lopetegu in Madrid, Pep Guardiola's in Manchester and Massimiliano Allegri in Italy will all see their teams in action Wednesday....

 2018-09-18 23:15 

The Globe and Mail

Globe editorial: Ottawa must show more leadership on the border issue...

Is it fair to other claimants that more than 27,000 people can illegally cross the border and thereby insert themselves into the queue?...

 2018-09-18 23:14 

Vancouver Sun

Tslihqot'in receive injunction to halt Taseko Mines' drilling pending court decision...

Continuing battle over Taseko's $1.5-billion New Prosperity Mine in B.C. Interior sees Tslihqot'in Nation in court to stop extensive, new exploratory work that includes 122 drill holes...

 2018-09-18 23:13 

Global News

Gov't employees working in legal pot industry may be denied entry into U.S., says B.C. solicitor general...

An employee might not smoke it but they still might be denied by U.S. border officials just by association....

 2018-09-18 23:13 

National Post

Oregon using Facebook to remind inactive voters to register...

SALEM, Ore. — In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands of inactive voters to update their registra...

 2018-09-18 23:12 

CBC

Trudeau's India trip cost more than the government first disclosed...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's controversial trip to India in February was even more expensive than first reported. Documents tabled in the House of Commons Monday reveal that the nine-day trip cost Canadian taxpayers $1.66 million - roughly 10 per c...

 2018-09-18 23:12 

Global News

EXCLUSIVE: Veterans denied service dogs despite gov't report showing 'significant' reduction in PTSD...

Veterans with PTSD are continuing to be denied funding for service dogs despite a government report obtained exclusively by Global News that shows...

 2018-09-18 23:10 

The Globe and Mail

Elton John makes surprise stop at Toronto record store, adds to his vinyl collection...

On Instagram, the store wrote that John might be 'the only knight we'll ever have in Sonic Boom history'...

 2018-09-18 23:10 

National Post

Ga Tech in deep hole, and it only gets tougher with Clemson...

ATLANTA — Georgia Tech has put itself in a deep hole with two straight losses that could've gone the other way. Especially considering who's up next. No. 3 Clemson visits Atlanta on Saturday, and the mighty Tigers are heavily favoured to sen...

 2018-09-18 23:08 

Global News

Video shows possible rare tornado seen in southern B.C....

Reilander tells Global News she was standing on the beach at Hayward Lake around 3 p.m. and saw a storm moving through the area on the other side, around the Reservoir Trail....

 2018-09-18 23:04 

Global News

Saskatchewan immigration program enjoying success two decades later...

In the last decade the SINP helped 77,300 people achieve their goal of Canadian citizenship, roughly 70 per cent of the over 108,300 newcomers over the same time period....

 2018-09-18 23:04 

Global News

Basran loves Capri-Landmark densification idea, but city staff told to re-examine plan...

City council in Kelowna has asked staff to re-examine a plan to densify the Capri-Landmark area....

 2018-09-18 23:02 

National Post

Ex-Rep. Dingell: 'Not done with me yet' after heart attack...

DETROIT — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is recovering from a heart attack and telling the public, "You're not done with me yet." The 92-year-old Dingell is the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. He was at a hospital Tues...

 2018-09-18 23:01 

Global News

New Calgary dementia centre expected to ease pressure on emergency rooms...

A new long-term care facility designed for dementia patients has just opened in southeast Calgary. The hope is that the 210 beds will take some of the pressure off the city's acute care system....

 2018-09-18 23:00 

Global News

Edmonton settles on 10-metre buffer zone for smoking, cannabis use around entrances...

After extensive debate, Edmonton city councillors decided to ban cannabis consumption within 10 metres outside any entrance, exit, window, air intake or bus shelter. The rule changes will also encompass tobacco, which previously had a five-metre limit....

 2018-09-18 23:00 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Plastic garment company named P.E.I. Exporter of the Year...

P.E.I. company Top Dog Manufacturing has been recognized by the province for excellence in international business development....

 2018-09-18 22:59 

The Globe and Mail

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

The survey by the Angus Reid Institute found that support for prohibiting vaping among minors crossed all age and gender demographics, among tobacco smokers and non-smokers alike...

 2018-09-18 22:59 

Toronto Star

Woman killed by boxer-pitbull cross kept to herself, neighbours say...

Lisa Lloyd, 49, was attacked just after 6 p.m. on Saturday in Rocky View County. RCMP said the dog initially attacked a three-year-old girl, leaving her with serious but not life-threatening injuries, before turning on Lloyd....

 2018-09-18 22:59 

Toronto Star

Quebec party leaders continue immigration attacks after English-language debate...

Franois Legault tried to divert attention from his immigration policies Tuesday, as a report from a research institute undercut his campaign rhetoric on newcomers and two new polls placed his Coalition Avenir Quebec in a virtual tie with the Liberals....

 2018-09-18 22:58 

Toronto Star

Messa leads Barcelona in Champions League rout...

Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven as Europe's top club competition got underway....

 2018-09-18 22:58 

Global News

Canadians can expect rising food prices due to cost pressures, U.S. trade war: grocery CEOs...

Cost pressures including rising minimum wages in some provinces, increased fuel and transportation costs and an ongoing trade war with the U.S., will soon result in some price inflation, the chief executives warned....

 2018-09-18 22:56 

National Post

Supreme Court refuses to block dark money court ruling...

Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect. Crossroads GPS, a non-profit Republican group at the centre of th...

 2018-09-18 22:55 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Janice Lukes running unopposed in new Waverley West ward...

Janice Lukes appears headed for acclamation in the newly created Winnipeg ward of Waverley West....

 2018-09-18 22:53 

CBC

[ North News ]

Training for disaster: Canadian military practises air crash response in Yellowknife...

The Canadian Armed Forces was in Yellowknife on Tuesday to practise how it would respond in the event of a major air disaster in Canada....

 2018-09-18 22:53 

Toronto Star

Canada, U.S. urged to compromise on cannabis at border...

American laws against the drug could keep Canada's legal industry workers from crossing over, and immigration lawyers say the federal government should help them through....

 2018-09-18 22:53 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Seniors over 80 find friendship at Edmonton's 'home away from home'...

A little grey bungalow in Old Strathcona has become a second home to seniors who sometimes can barely afford to stay in their own houses....

 2018-09-18 22:51 

The Globe and Mail

Syria's government, opposition welcome deal declaring a demilitarized zone in Idlib...

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the demilitarized zone is to be established by Oct. 15 and be 15-20 kilometres deep to separate Syrian forces and the rebels, with radical groups withdrawn from the area...

 2018-09-18 22:50 

CBC

Judge agrees to delay hearing Abdelrazik lawsuit due to federal plea...

After waiting nine years to make his case against the federal government, Abousfian Abdelrazik will have to stay patient a while longer. The Montreal man's lawsuit over Canada's role in his imprisonment in Sudan will be indefinitely delayed after ...

 2018-09-18 22:49 

National Post

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

TORONTO — The majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of the vaping products for those under 18, a national survey suggests. The survey by the Angus Reid Institute, release...

 2018-09-18 22:49 

Global News

Kingston to expedite voter notices amid Canada Post labour tension...

Voter information notices for the Oct. 22 municipal election will be mailed out sometime this week....

 2018-09-18 22:47 

The Globe and Mail

Streetwise newsletter: Aurora downplays reports of Coca-Cola talks, Visa and Mastercard reach settlement over merchant fees...

Plus: Several cryptocurrency exchanges lack oversight, protections, New York attorney general report finds...

 2018-09-18 22:46 

Toronto Star

Should Steve Bannon be part of the Munk debate?...

It's best to avoid having respected journalists publicly take on figures like Bannon — they get their heads handed to them....

 2018-09-18 22:45 

National Post

Messi scores another hat trick, Mbappe's mistake sinks PSG...

PARIS — If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer's pecking order, the Argentine star made it clear he remains at the top of his game. Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday ...

 2018-09-18 22:44 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

It's day 27, and ground is shifting under the CAQ...

We're in deep now. Two debates down. Twelve days until we all head to the polls. It's getting down to the wire....

 2018-09-18 22:43 

The Globe and Mail

Canadian grain shipments to Europe boosted by EU retaliatory tariffs on U.S. corn...

It's a rare bright spot for Canada in a time of tit-for-tat duties among the United States and its trading partners...

 2018-09-18 22:41 

The Globe and Mail

Class action lawsuit filed against gas company after dozens of explosions, fires in Massachusetts...

The lawsuit is the first of what's likely to be several filed against Columbia Gas and its parent company over the explosions which killed one person and injured more than two dozen...

 2018-09-18 22:41 

Toronto Sun

WARMINGTON: ISIS once again taking credit for Danforth attack...

While ISIS may be calling the gutless Greektown shooting rampage their proudest victory of 2018, Canadian authorities are not lending it any credence.Just days from two-month anniversary of the dea......

 2018-09-18 22:40 

Global News

Durham College professor wins country music association's Record Producer of the Year award...

A professor at Durham College is gaining recognition by taking home some hardware from the Canadian Country Music Association awards this month....

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