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 2020-02-17 20:03 

Toronto Star

Study finds 'stunning' lack of research into women's heart health...

The review was released by Heart & Stroke and the Canadian Women's Heart Health Alliance, who call it a first-of-its-kind scientific look at gender gaps in cardiovascular research....

 2020-02-17 20:02 

National Post

Mexican president blames murder of young girl on past governments...

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday appeared to blame the murder of a seven-year-old girl on the neoliberal economic model, angering critics who say the government has failed to stem a wave of gender violence. ...

 2020-02-17 20:02 

Global News

Vancouver's Chinese-Canadian businesses report up to 70% business drop amid virus fears...
 2020-02-17 20:02 

National Post

Sport-Messi, Hamilton joint winners of Sportsman of the Year at Laureus Awards...

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi were declared joint winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award in Berlin on Monday, with the voting tied for the first time in the awards' 20-year history. Mercedes d...

 2020-02-17 20:02 

Montreal Gazette

What the Puck: Time has arrived for GM Bergevin to blow up Canadiens...

With the Habs set to miss the playoffs for the third straight season, it's clear the "reset" isn't working and the team needs to be rebuilt....

 2020-02-17 20:00 

Global News

No easy solution to safety, crime around pedestrian underpasses: Saskatoon police...
 2020-02-17 20:00 

The Globe and Mail

I've discovered the true gift of this dreary, bleary month...

The gift of February is to mark the contrast between blah and bling, writes Susan Hoffman...

 2020-02-17 19:58 

The Globe and Mail

Jeff Bezos commits $10-billion to fighting climate change...

Bezos, the world's richest man, said in an Instagram post that he'll start giving grants this summer to scientists, activists and nonprofits working to protect the earth...

 2020-02-17 19:58 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Alberta Premier Don Getty declared Feb. 19, 1990 the first Family Day but not everyone was happy about it at the time...
 2020-02-17 19:57 

The Post Millennial

Chinese health officials dispute reports of Wuhan doctor's death...

The head of Wuchang's city hospital in Wuhan, Dr. Liu Zhiming is still being treated for coronavirus according to health officials. The post Chinese health officials dispute reports of Wuhan doctor's death appeared first on The Post Millennial ....

 2020-02-17 19:57 

CBC

Pier 1 Imports files for bankruptcy protection, will close all Canadian stores...

Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. announced Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States, a month after saying it would close all its stores in Canada....

 2020-02-17 19:55 

CTV News

National standards for coronavirus protection to be reviewed, health agency says...

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it will review its protocols for health care workers after nurses' unions denounced the national guidelines set out for dealing with the novel coronavirus earlier this month....

 2020-02-17 19:55 

Global News

COVID-19: Edmonton couple on quarantined Diamond Princess wait for plane to evacuate Canadians...
 2020-02-17 19:55 

CTV News

Girl bullied for her love of bugs is now a published children's author...

After being bullied for her love of bugs, 11-year-old Sophia Spencer continued to follow her passion and is now inspiring others with her book The Bug Girl....

 2020-02-17 19:53 

The Globe and Mail

Quebec and Cree leaders announce first steps of long-term development plan for northern territory...

Premier Francois Legault told reporters today he has been assured the initiative has the consent of the broader Cree community, in contrast, he said, to a natural gas pipeline proposal in British Columbia that has divided Indigenous peoples and triggered ...

 2020-02-17 19:53 

Global News

A piece of Africville will return home as Nova Scotia Heritage Day focuses on razed community...
 2020-02-17 19:53 

CTV News

Kentucky must pay US$150K for denying man's 'IM GOD' licence plates...

Kentucky officials have been ordered by a federal judge to pay US$150,000, after losing a lawsuit against a man with 'IM GOD' licence plates....

 2020-02-17 19:51 

Global News

Canadian protection standards for COVID-19 to be reviewed, health agency says...
 2020-02-17 19:50 

CBC

Founder Guy Lalibert sells remaining Cirque du Soleil shares...

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Lalibert is selling the last of his shares in the entertainment behemoth nearly 36 years after launching the Quebec-based circus troupe....

 2020-02-17 19:50 

CBC

Founder Guy Lalibert sells remaining Cirque du Soleil shares...

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Lalibert is selling the last of his shares in the entertainment behemoth nearly 36 years after launching the Quebec-based circus troupe....

 2020-02-17 19:48 

National Post

Driver in critical condition after crash involving pickup, van and small bus...

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say a driver is in critical condition following a three-vehicle crash in Surrey, B.C., that closed roads Sunday night. Mounties say in a news release that a grey pickup truck was heading south when it collided with a white van an...

 2020-02-17 19:48 

National Post

Mystics bring back Finals MVP Meesseman...

The Washington Mystics re-signed WNBA Finals MVP Emma Meesseman on Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the contract is for one year, according to the Washington Post. Meesseman will reunite with league MVP Elena Delle Donne, who signed a fou...

 2020-02-17 19:48 

National Post

More than 26,000 Democrats show up for first two days of Nevada early voting...

More than 26,000 people took part over the weekend in early voting in Nevada, the state with the next nominating contest in the Democratic White House race, and more than half on the first day were first-time caucus-goers, the state party said. Nevada Dem...

 2020-02-17 19:48 

Global News

ATV fire leaves Halifax-area home heavily damaged...
 2020-02-17 19:47 

The Globe and Mail

Pharmaceutical company Janssen recruits former Doug Ford adviser as lobbyist...

The company is trying to lobby the Ontario government to keep funding its lucrative drug Remicade instead of forcing patients to switch to cheaper biosimilars...

 2020-02-17 19:45 

Global News

Wet'suwet'en rail blockade could impact food prices in Atlantic Canada...
 2020-02-17 19:43 

The Globe and Mail

Furniture retailer Pier 1 Imports closing all Canadian stores, filing for bankruptcy protection...

The company is the latest retailer struggling in a market dominated by e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc and other retail stalwarts like Walmart Inc, and had announced plans last month to close up to 450 stores and cut jobs...

 2020-02-17 19:43 

Montreal Gazette

Opinion: Are Arts grads unemployable? No, that's a myth...

The evidence shows that humanities graduates go on to all kinds of interesting careers....

 2020-02-17 19:41 

Global News

Einarson tops Northern Ontario remain unbeaten at Scotties Tournament of Hearts...
 2020-02-17 19:41 

Global News

Sue Montgomery meets with investigators from Quebec Municipal Commission...
 2020-02-17 19:39 

National Post

Report: Lions seeking trade partner for CB Slay...

The Detroit Lions are seeking a trade partner for Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday. Sources told Schefter the Lions have spoken with "multiple teams" and that "any team that trades for Slay would have t...

 2020-02-17 19:38 

Global News

Open houses at three Winnipeg post-secondary schools this week...
 2020-02-17 19:37 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Hasidic schools aim to strike a balance between faith and provincial curriculum, court hears...

"We strive to maintain our culture, to transmit our culture to our children, to survive as a people," the president of the Quebec's Jewish Association for Homeschooling told the court. "This whole case is so sad for us, in the sense that t...

 2020-02-17 19:35 

National Post

Quebec, Cree leaders sign deal as other Indigenous groups protest across Canada...

MONTREAL — Quebec and Cree leaders are announcing the first steps of a wide-ranging 30-year plan to further develop the province's northern territory together. Premier Francois Legault told reporters today he has been assured the initiative has ...

 2020-02-17 19:35 

The Globe and Mail

Federal health agency to review protocols for dealing with coronavirus outbreak...

The Public Health Agency of Canada says feedback from the nurses' unions and other associations will be considered by a national advisory committee on infection prevention and control as it looks to update the guidance...

 2020-02-17 19:35 

National Post

Britain OK with basic Australia-type trade with EU if free-trade deal impossible PM aide...

BRUSSELS — Britain is ready to trade with the European Union on basic international terms that the bloc currently follows with Australia if a more ambitious free trade agreement cannot be reached, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Europe adviser sa...

 2020-02-17 19:35 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Income support clients will get free Metrobus passes in new pilot project...

Roughly 10,000 people on income support in the metro St. John's area will soon be able to ride the bus for free....

 2020-02-17 19:33 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

'It just felt very heart-warming': stranger from Alberta buys ticket to Jann Arden show for Winnipeg woman...

The kindness of a stranger is allowing a Winnipeg woman see Jann Arden live when the eight-time Juno Award winner comes to town in June....

 2020-02-17 19:31 

The Globe and Mail

Bombardier to shrink by half with announced sale of rail unit to France's Alstom...

The Quebec plane-and-train-maker will now only exist to sell business jets after unloading its remaining stake in its commercial aircraft division to Airbus...

 2020-02-17 19:30 

The Globe and Mail

Eastern Ontario border crossing blocked by anti-pipeline protesters, provincial police say...

Provincial police say those planning to cross to the U.S. at the Thousand Islands Bridge should find another route...

 2020-02-17 19:25 

Global News

Wet'suwet'en and B.C. government have been discussing path forward for a year...
 2020-02-17 19:25 

CBC

[ North News ]

Gameti man pleads guilty in the death of Archie Wedzin...

A 22-year-old Gameti man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a Behchoko man last year. In a Yellowknife courtroom on Monday, Alecus Quitte admitted he stabbed Archie Wedzin twice in the neck after a night of drinking vodka and smoking crack...

 2020-02-17 19:25 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

Buyers market in Regina as average home price drops to $253K...

Regina's housing market has been a stand-out for all the wrong reasons as the Canadian Real Estate Association says there has been a 13 per cent drop in provinces since 2015....

 2020-02-17 19:24 

Toronto Star

In a milestone-packed launch, SpaceX marks 80th successful liftoff but is unable to land booster for 50th time...

A successful landing of the Falcon 9 booster would have further flexed the company's reusability muscle as it works to make rocket launches as routine as air travel....

 2020-02-17 19:22 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Health minister, Vancouver mayor counter 'rampant' spread of coronavirus misinformation as businesses suffer...

Speaking after a round-table with the Chinese-Canadian community in Vancouver's Chinatown, federal health minister Patty Hajdu says Chinese-Canadians are being unfairly stigmatized and their business are suffering....

 2020-02-17 19:22 

National Post

Deal agreed: French train maker Alstom to buy Bombardier rail unit...

Canadian pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec will become Alstom's biggest shareholder with an 18 per cent stake...

 2020-02-17 19:21 

National Post

Muguruza spoils Clijsters' comeback in Dubai...

Garbine Muguruza of Spain spoiled fellow former No. 1 Kim Clijsters' return to the WTA Tour with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) win in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday. A bit rusty in her first match since 2012, the 36-year-old Cl...

 2020-02-17 19:21 

Toronto Sun

Cops hunt masked gunman after two wounded outside Thornhill mall...

Two men were rushed to hospital in serious condition after a masked suspect allegedly opened fire outside a Thornhill mall Sunday night.York Regional Police were called to Promenade Mall — ne......

 2020-02-17 19:20 

CTV News

Despite suggestion, shorter skirts not the way the military is trying to recruit more women...

After the team tasked with recommending ways to increase the number of women in military suggested shorter uniform skirts and advertisements that compare medals to 'bling' and 'war paint' to makeup, the Canadian Armed Forces commander in c...

 2020-02-17 19:20 

National Post

National standards for coronavirus protection to be reviewed, health agency says...

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it will review its protocols for health care workers after nurses' unions denounced the national guidelines set out for dealing with the novel coronavirus earlier this month. The agency says feedb...

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