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 2020-02-20 18:32 

Montreal Gazette

SQ seeks theft and fraud suspect...

Similar incidents have occurred in many public health establishments in Montreal, the Outaouais and Montrgie regions as well as the Eastern Townships....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

Vancouver Sun

CMHC says housing vulnerability moderate in Metro Vancouver...

The latest CMHC's Housing Market Assessment, released Thursday, says house prices are falling as consumers face reduced buying power because of a drop in disposable income and higher interest......

 2020-02-20 18:32 

Global News

CP Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but won't get job back...
 2020-02-20 18:31 

National Post

After fiery debate, Bloomberg seeks reset as Democrats sprint to Super Tuesday...

WASHINGTON/LAS VEGAS — The Democratic presidential contenders began a frantic dash for votes on Thursday, with big-spending billionaire Michael Bloomberg seeking to move past a bruising debate debut while several of his rivals jockeyed to be the mod...

 2020-02-20 18:31 

National Post

Ethiopia gets back Christian crown spirited away to Rotterdam decades ago...

ADDIS ABABA — An 18th century church crown stolen from Ethiopia decades ago has been returned from the Netherlands after it was found in a suitcase more than 20 years ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday. The bronze crown is thought to be...

 2020-02-20 18:29 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Police investigate 28 suspicious fires in central Saskatoon in less than a month...

Saskatoon police are investigating a rash of 28 fires in the Pleasant Hill, Riversdale and King George areas in less than a month....

 2020-02-20 18:28 

Global News

New Caisse CEO stresses caution after 10-year bull market and soft 2019 returns...
 2020-02-20 18:28 

Montreal Gazette

CAQ government votes in favour of PQ motion to extend the reach of Bill 101...

The motion extends the provisions of the law to businesses with fewer than 50 employees and to federal businesses....

 2020-02-20 18:27 

Toronto Star

Grand Slam curling tour goes international with stop in Las Vegas...

It will be the first time that a Grand Slam event will be held outside of Canada since the series made its debut in 2001-02....

 2020-02-20 18:27 

National Post

Warriors to make call on Curry's status Feb. 28...

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry is back at practice and his injured hand will be re-evaluated on Feb. 28. "He's only played three games with this group," head coach Steve Kerr told reporters following Wednesday's practice. "And...

 2020-02-20 18:25 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Free parking at Century Park LRT comes to an end in March...

Transit users will no longer be allowed to park for free at the Century Park LRT station in south Edmonton after March 31....

 2020-02-20 18:25 

Global News

Woman dies after getting hit by vehicle in Alliston, Ont....
 2020-02-20 18:21 

National Post

Turkey, Russia discussing use of Syrian air space in Idlib minister...

ISTANBUL — Turkey and Russia are discussing the use of Syrian air space in the northwestern region of Idlib and the problem can be overcome if Russia "steps aside," Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told broadcaster CNN Turk on Thursday. ...

 2020-02-20 18:21 

CTV News

Music stars Tegan and Sara open up about being twins, their relationship and their sexuality...

Despite the animosity they had towards each other growing up in Calgary, Alta., Tegan and Sara embarked on a music career together when they were 18. To date, they have sold over a million albums, have four gold records, and won three Juno awards....

 2020-02-20 18:20 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

14-year deficit possible if business as usual continues at Evraz Place...

The future of Regina's Evraz Place is changing, as the non-profit who runs the event complex looks to stay out of debt and diversify the grounds....

 2020-02-20 18:19 

Toronto Star

Mixed results for Canada in playoff tune-ups at world junior curling playdowns...

The Canadian teams had previously secured playoff berths but the semifinal matchups weren't finalized until Thursday....

 2020-02-20 18:19 

Global News

Will news of RCMP departure lift Ontario rail blockade as it enters 15th day?...
 2020-02-20 18:18 

Global News

Hate crime investigation launched after Pride flag removed from Peterborough church, slur uttered...
 2020-02-20 18:17 

Global News

All aboard! Via Rail service returns to London...
 2020-02-20 18:17 

CBC

Wuhan still like a ghost town nearly a month into the coronavirus lockdown...

Video taken on the streets of Wuhan shows a city of 11 million people that appears almost deserted....

 2020-02-20 18:16 

Toronto Star

Man stabbed at London mosque; police say not terror-related...

LONDON - A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an official at one of London's biggest mosques was stabbed during afternoon prayers on Thursday, police and mosque authorities said....

 2020-02-20 18:15 

Global News

'Clearly racist': N.Y. fashion school apologizes for offensive runway outfits...
 2020-02-20 18:15 

Global News

Man convicted in hours-long sex assault at College Street Bar in Toronto granted bail...
 2020-02-20 18:13 

Toronto Sun

'WANT TO HELP MAKE PLAYOFFS': Denis Malgin's role with Leafs undefined...

A win against Pittsburgh would be desirable, but there's something Sheldon Keefe must have from his Maple Leafs on Thursday night."I just want to see a response," the coach said a......

 2020-02-20 18:13 

Global News

Say goodbye to free parking at Century Park...
 2020-02-20 18:11 

Toronto Star

Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement...

Stephanie Katelnikoff was dismissed in November 2017 over disparaging remarks she made about the company online as well as modelling photos that were taken on railway property....

 2020-02-20 18:11 

Toronto Star

Supreme Court decision allows former N.S. Crown lawyer to sue premier for libel...

Canada's top court opened the door to a libel lawsuit by former government lawyer Alex Cameron against Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil....

 2020-02-20 18:11 

Toronto Star

Saskatchewan and British Columbia reach championship round at Scotties...

The top four teams in each pool advanced to the championship round starting Thursday afternoon....

 2020-02-20 18:10 

The Globe and Mail

Manitoba plans to transfer ownership of northern airports, ferries to First Nations communities...

The province has signed a preliminary deal with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs that the two sides are hoping will lead to some assets being transferred as early as this summer...

 2020-02-20 18:07 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Court documents allege premier, others knew of plan for 'unconquered people' argument...

Former Nova Scotia government lawyer Alex Cameron is suing Premier Stephen McNeil and former justice minister Diana Whalen. He was removed from a controversial case in December 2016 when a public relations firestorm developed from coverage of the matter....

 2020-02-20 18:06 

National Post

Lab-grown meat? Dutch start-up keeps pork on your plate without wrecking the planet...

By Thin Lei Win ROME, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) A Dutch start-up may have found a workaround for eco-conscious consumers struggling to give up meat: pork grown in a laboratory that doesn't harm animals or damage the planet. Meatable will thi...

 2020-02-20 18:06 

Global News

Montreal school bus driver caught on camera handling electronic device while transporting students...
 2020-02-20 18:05 

National Post

Spain to overhaul sexual assault law, strengthen victims' rights...

MADRID — Spain's government is poised to toughen legislation against sexual violence to bolster victim rights and improve the state's response to such crimes, government sources said on Thursday. Calls to reform the relevant section of the p...

 2020-02-20 18:05 

National Post

Trump's acting intelligence chief Grenell says won't be tapped for permanent post...

WASHINGTON — Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of intelligence, said on Thursday Trump would not be nominating him for the job permanently, a move that would require Senate ...

 2020-02-20 18:04 

National Post

Report: Indians P Carrasco undergoes MRI exam on leg...

Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco, who reported discomfort in his right leg Wednesday following a workout, had an MRI exam and won't take part in spring drills on Thursday, Cleveland.com reported. The team is expected to provide an update...

 2020-02-20 18:04 

Toronto Star

Canadian Premier League announces 2020 home dates for eight-team circuit...

The CPL announced Thursday its second season will open April 11 and end Oct. 3....

 2020-02-20 18:03 

Toronto Sun

Bar owner freed on bail pending appeal of sex assault conviction...

One of two men convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman for several hours at his Toronto bar is now free on bail pending appeal, which an appeals court judge stated will likely succeed......

 2020-02-20 18:03 

Toronto Star

Rowdy Tellez on the bubble, A.J. Cole one to watch and other Blue Jays spring training observations...

Final decisions for the Blue Jays roster likely won't take place until much later in camp, but there are clear favourites and the names might be a little bit surprising....

 2020-02-20 18:02 

Toronto Star

Vancouver 2030? Olympic bid 'fun idea,' but would need referendum first, mayor says...

Vancouver 2010 organizing head John Furlong said this week that Vancouver should take a shot at hosting the 2030 games...

 2020-02-20 18:02 

National Post

Trump's acting intel chief Grenell says won't be nominated for job permanently...

WASHINGTON — Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany tapped as acting director of intelligence, on Thursday said Trump would not be nominating him for the job permanently. "The President will announce the Nominee...

 2020-02-20 17:58 

The Globe and Mail

Coronavirus outbreak thrusts China into a mass experiment in remote work...

In a country that prizes long hours at the office, companies are keeping close track of how much is getting done by employees far from the gaze of superiors who worry they can't trust their underlings to be productive on their own...

 2020-02-20 17:57 

Toronto Star

2010 leader John Furlong urges Vancouver to bid for 2030 Winter Games...

Furlong believes the games could be transformational again for Vancouver because of the current problems the city faces....

 2020-02-20 17:56 

National Post

IMF begins visit as Lebanon grapples with financial crisis...

BEIRUT — A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met Lebanese government officials on Thursday at the start of a visit to advise on how to tackle the country's crippling financial and economic crisis. The IMF has said its team will sta...

 2020-02-20 17:55 

Global News

Winnipeg's Valour FC 2020 home opener will be against the CPL's newest team...
 2020-02-20 17:55 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia seeks to bar employers from asking about past salary to curb gender wage gap...

The provincial government is hoping proposed changes to the Labour Standards Code will make it harder for employers to pay women and new hires a lower salary than men doing the same type of work....

 2020-02-20 17:55 

Newsfile Corp.

American Creek Announces Extension of Warrants...

Cardston, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - February 20, 2020) - American Creek Resources Ltd. (TSXV: AMK) (the "Company" or "American Creek") announces that it intends to extend the exercise period of a total of 7,000,000 outstanding share purch...

 2020-02-20 17:54 

CBC

[ Ottawa ]

Man found dead after Hawkesbury house fire...

Leo Leduc, 73, was found dead after a house fire on Regent Street Thursday morning....

 2020-02-20 17:53 

National Post

Ottawa teacher facing historical sex assault charges in Saskatchewan...

WYNYARD, Sask. — A teacher from Ottawa is facing sex charges for alleged offences in Saskatchewan between 1990 and 1996. Wynyard RCMP say they were contacted in February 2019 by a woman who filed a report of historical sexual assault. Since the init...

 2020-02-20 17:52 

Toronto Star

Canada hosts Lima Group, appeals for world's help on Venezuela crisis...

The meeting comes amid a renewed push for a new presidential election in Venezuela, one aimed at ousting the country's dictator president, Nicolas Maduro....

 2020-02-20 17:50 

National Post

Space & Time delivers drama with scientific flair...

Toronto-set drama feels like Marriage Story meets The Big Bang Theory...

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