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 2020-05-28 20:22 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Professors opposed to economic shift have counterproductive 'ivory-tower attitude,' Manitoba premier says...

The province plans to make $25.6 million available to universities and colleges to help them adapt to post-pandemic economic realities, but expects each institution to create a plan for how it will align programming with labour-market demands....

 2020-05-28 20:22 

National Post

Government surveillance bill withdrawn in U.S. House...

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives on Thursday dropped consideration of legislation that would have extended U.S. surveillance tools, after President Donald Trump threatened a veto and his fellow Republicans withdrew their support. "The t...

 2020-05-28 20:22 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Health minister under fire again for trip to Ireland, not self-isolating upon return...

P.E.I. Health Minister James Aylward came once again under fire for not self-isolating right away after returning to P.E.I. from a health recruitment trip to Ireland in March....

 2020-05-28 20:21 

The Globe and Mail

How to put 'found money' generated from pandemic savings to good use...

Financial advisers say it's important that people review and adjust their financial plans when faced with unexpected savings or costs...

 2020-05-28 20:20 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Items belonging to missing man Gavin Deloes found near Burnaby church, police say...

Deloes, a 41-year-old Burnaby man, has been missing since Sunday morning when he left Royal Columbian Hospital wearing only a hospital gown and flip-flops. Family and friends are concerned for his safety....

 2020-05-28 20:19 

Toronto Sun

LILLEY: Accountability for long-term care must include the bureaucracy...

For some, failing upwards is a way of life, especially if you work in a large bureaucracy. There is no accountability for failures in a huge, bureaucratic operation.Take the ministry of long-term c......

 2020-05-28 20:17 

The Globe and Mail

Rapper lethally targeted in brazen gunplay on downtown Toronto street...

The terrifying gunplay that killed Dimarjio Jenkins, 21, who went by the rap name Houdini, also left two people injured, including a 15-year-old boy now charged with firearms offences and a woman bystander...

 2020-05-28 20:16 

CTV News

Feds nearing one-year bilateral deal with provinces on child care support as needs escalate...

The federal government is on the verge of signing a bilateral agreement with the provinces to help support child care services across the country as parents begin to head back to work amid economic reopening....

 2020-05-28 20:16 

National Post

U.S. indicts North Koreans, accuses state-owned bank of evading sanctions...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department accused North Korea's state-owned bank of evading U.S. sanctions laws and charged 28 North Korean and 5 Chinese citizens with committing money laundering, bank fraud and other crimes. In a grand jury indi...

 2020-05-28 20:16 

CTV News

Deal on child care support said to be 'very close'...

The federal government is on the verge of signing a bilateral agreement with the provinces to help support child care services across the country as parents begin to head back to work amid economic reopening....

 2020-05-28 20:15 

Global News

$1.1M respite funding for caregivers of people with intellectual disabilities in Saskatchewan...
 2020-05-28 20:15 

Global News

Former employees of Manitoba First Nation charged with fraud...
 2020-05-28 20:15 

The Globe and Mail

Working with China can't be at the expense of our values or the rule of law...

It is high time for the Canadian government to adopt a much firmer attitude with China: That is the only language it respects...

 2020-05-28 20:13 

National Post

Dubai reopens 4 beaches and major parks to public starting Friday...

CAIRO — Dubai announced it will reopen 4 beaches and major parks as well the Dubai Frame architectural landmark for the general public starting on Friday, the Dubai media office announced in a statement. The beaches are JBR beach, Al Mamzar, Jumeira...

 2020-05-28 20:13 

National Post

Pilot of doomed Pakistan airliner bounced engines off runway three times on first approach, local minister says...

Shortly after the engines scraped along the runway in the aborted attempt, the pilot reported problems in maintaining altitude...

 2020-05-28 20:13 

National Post

Seven health workers, civilian killed in Somali village aid group...

MOGADISHU — Seven health workers and a civilian were killed in a village north of the Somali capital after being abducted by masked men in military uniforms on Wednesday, a director of a local aid group said on Thursday. "Armed masked men kidnap...

 2020-05-28 20:11 

Toronto Sun

PANDEMIC HOCKEY: NHL's plan of returning to play this summer...

WATCH ABOVE as we explain the NHL's plan of returning to play this summer.What do YOU think?Tweet and Facebook us!And don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel....

 2020-05-28 20:09 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

LaGrange unveils changes to spur more charter schools, unfunded homeschooling option...

Alberta's education minister, Adriana LaGrange said she's making good on an election promise to safeguard parent choice in education with Bill 15....

 2020-05-28 20:07 

National Post

Families give up on province, hope for police probe of care home east of Toronto...

A "disturbing" military report into conditions at a long-term care home east of Toronto has given families of loved ones who died of COVID-19 there hope that police will investigate. Some families said they had given up on the provincial governmen...

 2020-05-28 20:07 

Global News

'Not perfect, but it's the best we got': Connor McDavid weighs in on NHL's return-to-play plan...
 2020-05-28 20:06 

The Globe and Mail

'Should we invest our 2020 TFSA now, or wait a few months?'...

Plus: How to make your own Starbucks drink at home...

 2020-05-28 20:06 

National Post

John Deere Classic canceled, will return in '21...

There's an opening in the July calendar on the PGA Tour after the cancellation Thursday of the John Deere Classic. The tournament scheduled for July 9-12 was canceled due to "ongoing local and state-related challenges related to gathering restrict...

 2020-05-28 20:06 

Global News

Coronavirus: Hundreds of Paris health-care workers protest for more money, resources...
 2020-05-28 20:05 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

'A beautiful thing': Gift card campaign to benefit essential workers...

A gift card campaign is aiming to bring a little boost to essential workers and tourism operators in Cape Breton. $10,000 was spent on the gift cards which was funded by Destination Cape Breton and some other local organization....

 2020-05-28 20:05 

Newsfile Corp.

Mobi724 Global Solutions Announces Q1-2020 Financial Highlights...

Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - May 28, 2020) - Mobi724 Global Solutions Inc. (TSXV: MOS) ("Mobi724" or the "Company"), a fintech company, that offers a suite of integrated technology-agnostic, BI & AI powered card-linked offers & rewa...

 2020-05-28 20:04 

National Post

From pineapple beer to IPA starter kits, homebrewing is making a big comeback...

With bars and bottle shops closed due to COVID-19, many have fallen back on homebrewing to quench their thirst...

 2020-05-28 20:04 

National Post

NFL still on track for Week 1; virtual offseason extended...

The NFL continues to prepare for an on-time start to the 2020 season, commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters on a conference call Thursday. "As a league, in partnership with the NFLPA, we'll continue to prepare and adjust as necessary," Goo...

 2020-05-28 20:03 

The Globe and Mail

Libya traffickers kill 30 migrants in alleged revenge attack...

The slayings underscore the perils that migrants face in Libya, where violence and lawlessness have created a haven for smugglers to operate along the North African country's coastline...

 2020-05-28 20:02 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

B.C. agriculture sector bracing for 8,000 worker shortfall this year...

The provincial government has launched a new online portal to fast-track farmers' abilities to hire staff as B.C. sees a drop in temporary foreign workers....

 2020-05-28 20:01 

The Globe and Mail

Self-portraits fill up Gallery 1313 reflecting how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting artists...

Phil Anderson, director of Gallery 1313 in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood, has mounted an exhibition of COVID portraits on the gallery's website...

 2020-05-28 20:01 

Global News

Search for missing trauma patient expands after possessions found in Burnaby...
 2020-05-28 20:00 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Courts in Quebec reopen June 1, but virtual trials will become more common...

After the pandemic, different types of arrangements will be possible, Justice MInister Sonia Lebel said, such as semi-virtual courtrooms in which certain parties are in the physical courtroom and others are present virtually....

 2020-05-28 20:00 

Global News

8 new coronavirus cases reported in Ottawa on Thursday, 2 more deaths...
 2020-05-28 20:00 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Birds of a different feather flock together: Robin and sparrow mates construct a cohort nest...

Albertans opening their homes to cohort families after weeks of isolation may have something to learn from Edmonton's feathered residents — choose your nest mates carefully....

 2020-05-28 19:58 

Toronto Sun

BONOKOSKI: Hellish long-term care facilities like death's waiting rooms...

Throughout my mother's elder years as her physical capacity waned, she feared with noticeable mental anguish the prospect of spending her last days in a long-term care facility.She saw them a......

 2020-05-28 19:58 

Global News

Charge laid shortly after discovery of missing Miramichi man's body...
 2020-05-28 19:57 

Global News

Saint John beaches to open this summer under new COVID-19 recovery plan...
 2020-05-28 19:57 

Global News

Toronto wants municipalities to have special considerations for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions...
 2020-05-28 19:56 

National Post

Chris Rock, Rosie Perez appear with New York Gov. Cuomo, urge mask wearing...

Comedian Chris Rock and actress Rosie Perez made a surprise appearance at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's daily news conference to underscore his message that the public should wear masks to help curb the coronavirus pandemic. The celebrities, both o...

 2020-05-28 19:55 

The Globe and Mail

Politics Briefing: Canada, U.S., U.K. and Australia issue rebuke of China...

Also: Trudeau co-hosts virtual UN meeting...

 2020-05-28 19:55 

Global News

'Bill & Ted Face the Music' producers enlist Mastodon for soundtrack...
 2020-05-28 19:53 

Toronto Star

Torstar is built on a legacy of trust...

To build and maintain trust we must be trustworthy...

 2020-05-28 19:52 

National Post

Athletics-Boston Marathon canceled because of COVID-19...

The Boston Marathon, originally scheduled to be held in April and then postponed until September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been canceled for the first time in its history, organizers said on Thursday. The race, held annually since 1897, is...

 2020-05-28 19:52 

National Post

Scott Stinson: 'What's one more year?' Olympians still running on the long, and now longer, road to Tokyo...

Canadian marathoner Lanni Marchant and Angela Whyte, a three-time Olympian in the hurdles, have their sights set on 2021...

 2020-05-28 19:51 

National Post

Valencia region moves to next stage of Spain's lockdown exit...

MADRID — Spain's Valencia region will progress to the next phase of a gradual exit from one of Europe's strictest lockdowns, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Thursday, as the country's coronavirus death toll rose by just one for the...

 2020-05-28 19:51 

The Globe and Mail

Four former employees of Manitoba First Nation charged with fraud...

Police allege that between 2017 and 2018, the Opaskwayak Cree First Nation was defrauded by four employees of Opaskwayak Education Services...

 2020-05-28 19:51 

Global News

200 Queen's medical and health students return next week to finish placements...
 2020-05-28 19:51 

Global News

Spring seeding in Saskatchewan 80% complete: Saskatchewan Agriculture...
 2020-05-28 19:50 

CBC

Athletes around the globe wary of virus, sufficient testing should games return...

Chris Thompson is an NFL running back. He also is the father of a 4-month-old daughter, Kali. Guess which of those facts matters more to him when he ponders eventually returning to work amid a pandemic....

 2020-05-28 19:50 

CTV News

New Normal: Will face shields replace masks?...

Face shields may be an alternative to masks for those returning to work or heading out on errands as Canada gradually opens its economy and public places amid the ongoing threat of COVID-19....

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