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 2020-02-17 16:53 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Railway blockades 'not a safe practice,' says CN Rail executive...

Demonstrators forming blockades along rail lines in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs have to understand the safety risks posed by being close to the tracks, says a CN Rail executive....

 2020-02-17 16:53 

National Post

EU agrees new Libya sea patrols to prevent arms smuggling to warring factions...

The decision marks a breakthrough after warnings by EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell that the bloc risked becoming irrelevant if it could not act...

 2020-02-17 16:53 

Global News

Trio of speeders caught going 50 km/h over limit near Cambridge intersection: police...
 2020-02-17 16:51 

Global News

14-year-old boy dead after snowmobile crash in Kearney, Ont....
 2020-02-17 16:48 

National Post

Syria's Assad says his forces' gains are 'prelude' to rebels' final defeat...

AMMAN — Syrian President Bashar al Assad said on Monday his forces' rapid recent gains in their Russian-backed military offensive presaged the eventual defeat of the nine-year insurgency that sought to oust him from power. But Assad, in an appea...

 2020-02-17 16:47 

Montreal Gazette

End of line draws near for Bombardier trains as Alstom confirms talks...

An exit from trains will leave Bombardier, which once prided itself on its "premium diversification,"; with just one unit: private jets....

 2020-02-17 16:46 

The Post Millennial

CN Rail forced to lay off employees as anti-pipeline protests continue...

CN Rail is ceasing operations of its whole network east of Toronto due to ongoing anti-pipeline protests close to Belleville, Ont. The post CN Rail forced to lay off employees as anti-pipeline protests continue appeared first on The Post Millennial ....

 2020-02-17 16:44 

National Post

Angels' Trout says he 'lost respect' for Astros...

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout said he "lost respect" for players involved in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. "They cheated. ... I don't agree with the punishment," Trout told reporters Monday at the Angels' spri...

 2020-02-17 16:40 

National Post

Jackets, Flyers to battle in first game of home-and-home...

The tables have turned on the formerly white-hot Columbus Blue Jackets, who answered a scintillating 18-2-3 run by dropping five in a row (0-2-3). The Blue Jackets look to avert a season-worst losing streak on Tuesday in the opener of a home-and-home seri...

 2020-02-17 16:39 

Toronto Star

Portugal leaders rally around racially abused soccer player...

LISBON, Portugal - The president and the prime minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry Monday over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants....

 2020-02-17 16:34 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Snow headed towards Ottawa area...

A low pressure system is heading towards the Great Lakes from Texas and should arrive near the nation's capital Tuesday morning....

 2020-02-17 16:33 

National Post

UK PM Johnson's office silent as rivals call for adviser to be sacked...

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman refused to comment on Monday when asked about the hiring of an adviser who has discussed the benefits of forced contraception and said data showed the U.S. black population had lower IQ t...

 2020-02-17 16:33 

CBC

Powerful storm causes flooding, outages and injuries in western Europe...

Britain has issued severe flood alerts, warning of life-threatening danger after storm Dennis dumped weeks' worth of rain in some places....

 2020-02-17 16:29 

The Globe and Mail

Felix Auger-Aliassime returns to top 20 after reaching Rotterdam final...

The 19-year-old from Montreal, who dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Gael Monfils of France in Sunday's final, rose three positions to No. 18 in this week's ATP Tour rankings list...

 2020-02-17 16:29 

CBC

Derek Ryan's career path led to creating chemistry on the ice for Flames...

As a collegiate hockey player at the University of Alberta, Derek Ryan's game plan for life centred on grinding out his undergraduate degree in human physiology....

 2020-02-17 16:26 

Global News

Tony Smith appointed as observer for SiRT probe into alleged police assault of Santina Rao...
 2020-02-17 16:25 

Toronto Star

Former Canada rugby sevens coach leads Germany to victory in Challenger series...

The Germans under coach Damian McGrath, formerly of Rugby Canada, blanked Hong Kong 10-0 in Sunday's final at Estadio Sausalito in Chile....

 2020-02-17 16:24 

National Post

'Every scenario on the table' in China virus outbreak WHO's Tedros...

GENEVA — The latest data provided by China on people infected with coronavirus indicates a decline in new cases but "every scenario is still on the table" in terms of the epidemic's evolution, the World Health Organization said on Monday...

 2020-02-17 16:22 

Montreal Gazette

Canadiens Notebook: Claude Julien fined $10,000 for comments on refs...

Captain Shea Weber takes part in practice Monday in Brossard, while Brendan Gallagher takes a therapy day....

 2020-02-17 16:20 

The Post Millennial

Progressive critics gave American Dirt bad reviews without reading it...

Roxane Gay and other progressive critics have been slamming American Dirt. But did they read it? The post Progressive critics gave American Dirt bad reviews without reading it appeared first on The Post Millennial ....

 2020-02-17 16:20 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

5 people convicted of smuggling bear parts from Sandy Bay, Sask. to Toronto...

Five people have been convicted of illegal wildlife trafficking for smuggling black bear parts from Saskatchewan to Ontario, officials from both provinces announced Thursday as they wrapped up a two-and-a-half-year probe....

 2020-02-17 16:18 

Global News

Quebec and Cree Nation reach long-term economic development agreement...
 2020-02-17 16:13 

The Globe and Mail

Rwandan celebrity singer Kizito Mihigo found dead in police cell, latest in mysterious deaths of dissidents...

Police say he 'used bedsheets to strangle himself,' but government opponents voiced skepticism on social media...

 2020-02-17 16:13 

Global News

Timeline of Wet'suwet'en solidarity protests and the dispute that sparked them...
 2020-02-17 16:11 

National Post

Syria's Assad says major gains against rebels not yet end of 9-year conflict...

AMMAN — Syrian President Bashar al Assad said on Monday recent rapid gains in a Russian-backed military offensive that has recaptured large tracts of territory from rebels was not the end of Syria's nine-year conflict. But Assad, in an appearanc...

 2020-02-17 16:09 

National Post

Canadiens' Julien fined $10K for criticizing officials...

The NHL fined Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien $10,000 on Monday for criticizing the officials after Saturday night's overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. "Some people need to be held accountable after this game," Julien told reporters. &#...

 2020-02-17 16:07 

Global News

2 snowmobilers injured one seriously in collision on Rice Lake near Hiawatha First Nation: OPP...
 2020-02-17 16:04 

Global News

N.B. Premier says roll-out of now-cancelled health care reforms 'not well thought out'...
 2020-02-17 16:03 

The Globe and Mail

Officials with disgraced Catholic order Legion of Christ allegedly urged abuse victim to recant testimony...

A taped conversation with Cardinal Valasio De Paolis as well as a six-page settlement proposal are key pieces of evidence in a criminal trial opening next month in Milan...

 2020-02-17 16:02 

National Post

China's Xi recounts early role in coronavirus battle...

BEIJING — In an internal speech at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership on Feb. 3, President Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis. Analysts said the internal speech was unusual for being released to the public on Sat...

 2020-02-17 16:01 

National Post

Unregulated sales of insulin common on Craigslist...

(Reuters Health) Unregulated and deeply discounted sales of insulin are common on Craigslist, a new study finds. During a two-week period, researchers turned up 327 ads from private parties selling insulin at a fraction of the retail price, according to a...

 2020-02-17 16:01 

Montreal Gazette

Town begins its detox program Asbestos looks for a new name...

The new name must be in French, secular and representative of the region and its history (albeit without alluding to asbestos)....

 2020-02-17 16:00 

Vancouver Sun

Sun Run 2020: Surrey woman 'hooked' on Nordic pole walking for health and fitness...

Leanne Booth, 65, loves hiking and entering half marathons with her walking poles. She says her endurance and strength is better now than it was in college....

 2020-02-17 16:00 

National Post

Ottawa eases speed restrictions imposed after Saskatchewan derailment...

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau is easing speed restrictions placed on certain trains following a derailment in Saskatchewan earlier this month that spilled 1.2 million litres of crude oil and started a massive fire. Garneau says the move i...

 2020-02-17 16:00 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Man's attempt to ride limo on the outside falls short, police say...

A man's attempt to ride on the outside of a limousine in Calgary's Beltline fell short, landing him in hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday evening, police clarified in a statement early Monday morning....

 2020-02-17 16:00 

Vancouver Sun

Sun Run Coaching: How much should you train...

How much should I be running? Am I overtraining? How do I know if I need to let my body rest? If these are the questions you ask yourself, it may be beneficial for you to consider a concept called ......

 2020-02-17 16:00 

The Globe and Mail

Party of the week: 30th Annual Vancouver Symphony Ball, Vancouver...

The sold-out flamenco-themed gala was music-filled, kicking off with cocktails as the Sinfonietta String Ensemble from the VSO School of Music performed, followed by dinner and a mini-concert...

 2020-02-17 15:58 

CBC

Police investigate 'suspicious' fire at Frederick Street apartment...

Waterloo regional police say no injuries occurred as a result of the Sunday evening fire....

 2020-02-17 15:56 

CBC

[ Windsor ]

Homes and properties coated in ice along Lake Erie shoreline...

Residents of Erie Shore Drive in Chatham-Kent saw more flooding over the weekend, as their homes became covered with ice....

 2020-02-17 15:54 

CP24

Toronto man accused of defrauding woman of $59,000...

Police allege a 38-year-old Toronto man claiming to be an investor defrauded a woman of $59,000....

 2020-02-17 15:53 

Global News

COVID-19: Ontario couple on quarantined Diamond Princess say days are 'long and boring'...
 2020-02-17 15:52 

National Post

Suicide of 'Love Island' host Caroline Flack sparks demands for tougher U.K. tabloid press rules...

The former presenter of the hugely popular reality show was found dead in her London apartment on Saturday...

 2020-02-17 15:51 

CBC

A 'real hunger' for shows like Workin' Moms, Catherine Reitman says...

As the Toronto-shot Workin' Moms enters its fourth season Tuesday, Catherine Reitman says she didn't see anything else like it when she created the show several years ago about a group of mothers balancing their careers and families....

 2020-02-17 15:50 

Global News

Lower speed limit for trains carrying dangerous goods continuing permanently...
 2020-02-17 15:50 

CP24

A timeline of rail disruptions by anti-pipeline protesters across Canada...

RCMP began enforcing an injunction earlier this month that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia....

 2020-02-17 15:49 

National Post

Report: Knicks pursuing Villanova coach Wright...

The New York Knicks have a deep interest in hiring Villanova's Jay Wright as their next head coach, Forbes reported Monday. "There is a strong possibility that Jay Wright in New York could happen," a league source told Forbes. Wright did not c...

 2020-02-17 15:47 

National Post

Snubbed by Gulf, Lebanon's PM Diab hosts Iranian official...

BEIRUT — Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who is getting the cold shoulder from Gulf Arab states, on Monday met Iran's parliament speaker, the first senior foreign official to visit since Diab's government took office. The heavily a...

 2020-02-17 15:47 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Northeast Eagles make top 3 in Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup...

The Northeast Eagles are moving on to the finals of the Chevrolet Canada Good Deeps Cup, inching closer to a top prize of $100,000 for the club's charity of choice, Rainbow Riders....

 2020-02-17 15:45 

National Post

Armed men in military fatigues kill 22 in Cameroon village...

DOUALA — Gunmen in military fatigues and masks have killed 22 people in a village at the heart of a separatist insurgency in western Cameroon, shooting women and children and burning others in their homes, the United Nations said on Monday. Cameroon...

 2020-02-17 15:45 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

Springwater Township teen killed in weekend snowmobile collision in Kearney...

Provincial police are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash that killed a teenager. It happened Sunday afternoon on a trail near Rain Lake Road in the Town of Kearney, south of Sundridge....

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