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 2020-02-21 20:55 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Housing affordability challenges have NDP calling for swift action...

Premier Stephen McNeil says his government is planning multiple housing-related announcements....

 2020-02-21 20:55 

National Post

Prince Harry and his wife will stop using 'Sussex Royal' brand...

LONDON — Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have decided not to use the word "royal" in their branding after they start a new life in Canada following their decision to step back from royal duties. The decision follows weeks of t...

 2020-02-21 20:55 

Toronto Sun

Report: Alcohol-related disease, deaths on the rise in younger Americans...

More Americans in their 20's and '30s are suffering from liver disease due to alcoholism and are actually dying from it, says a report in the IndyStar.The disturbing trend is also incre......

 2020-02-21 20:55 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Province and feds contributing more than $500K to expand health centre in Tignish...

The project involves the expansion of the health centre to include community and recreational space. The new area will provide programs and services for seniors, new mothers, and youth, a release from government officials said....

 2020-02-21 20:54 

Montreal Gazette

Theatre: Harmony and hard times combine in The Times They Are A Changin'...

The celebration of protest songs from artists of Jewish heritage is at the Segal, while the puppets of the Festival de Casteliers begin to set up shop....

 2020-02-21 20:53 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

'I don't want you to blow up my class,' Peel teacher said in anti-Afghan comments...

A six-month suspension handed to a high school teacher who told a student he didn't want any Afghans in his class was disappointing, a Muslim organization says....

 2020-02-21 20:50 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay teachers, supporters join province-wide strike...

Thousands of teachers across Ontario are off the job Friday as part of a one-day strike. In Thunder Bay, dozens of picketers could be seen Friday morning walking along Arthur Street and surrounding Pope John Paul II School and the Lakehead Public Schools ...

 2020-02-21 20:50 

National Post

Weinstein jury look to be nearing verdict in sex assault trial...

The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial will resume deliberations on Monday after suggesting they may be nearing a guilty verdict on at least one of the five counts against the former movie producer. The seven men and five women of the jur...

 2020-02-21 20:48 

The Globe and Mail

Barricades at rail crossings must now come down, Trudeau says...

The Prime Minister says repeated offers to meet with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs have not been accepted...

 2020-02-21 20:48 

Global News

Calgary's Glenbow museum gets provincial funding boost of up to $40M for revitalization...
 2020-02-21 20:47 

The Globe and Mail

Ottawa and B.C join First Nations in signing deal to protect southern mountain caribou...

Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the deal represents bold action to support the survival and recovery of the iconic caribou population in northeastern B.C...

 2020-02-21 20:47 

CTV News

'Ask him to call the FBI': Message on school bus targets Prince Andrew...

A yellow school bus with a banner depicting the face of Prince Andrew drove past Buckingham Palace on Friday, urging him to testify in the investigation of the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein....

 2020-02-21 20:46 

Toronto Star

Why closing Ontario's schools is necessary...

During the last election, the PCs did not campaign on education changes and did not have much of an education platform at all. Rather the only reason why the government wants to increase class sizes and force students to learn online is because it wants t...

 2020-02-21 20:45 

The Globe and Mail

Amplify: My year of saying yes is off to an eye-opening start...

In this issue of Amplify, guest editor Lanna Crucefix explains what happens when you open yourself to risk: 'I was saying no to all of the little things I suspected were central for creating true meaning. Something had to change'...

 2020-02-21 20:45 

Global News

Peterborough man charged with impaired driving following traffic stop: police...
 2020-02-21 20:44 

Toronto Sun

HUNTER: Low-rent Bonnie and Clyde killers remain enigmas...

Low-rent murders are a daily fact of life in this country.Love triangles, arguing over who's a bigger AC/DC fan, a wrong look in the bar.Each homicide is its own individual tragedy with tenta......

 2020-02-21 20:44 

The Post Millennial

Cable news 'journalists' don't understand memes...

MSNBC has once again proven that elitist media still doesn't understand memes. The post Cable news 'journalists'; don't understand memes appeared first on The Post Millennial ....

 2020-02-21 20:44 

CBC

[ Toronto ]

Be alert, TTC riders: Significant subway closures this weekend...

Getting around Toronto could be challenging for some commuters this weekend, as sections of a major TTC subway line will be shut down....

 2020-02-21 20:42 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Premier Scott Moe to speak on rail blockades...

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe is speaking publicly about Thursday night's call between provincial premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the ongoing Indigenous-led rail blockades — as well as Trudeau's latest statements on the...

 2020-02-21 20:42 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Moe 'pleasantly pleased' with PM's latest stance on rail blockades...

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says he is pleased how much of Thursday night's call between the premiers and the Prime Minister on the ongoing Indigenous-led rail blockades was reflected in Justin Trudeau's latest statements on the crisis....

 2020-02-21 20:41 

CBC

[ Saskatoon ]

Inquest to focus on 1 of 3 Sask. Penitentiary inmates who died in 2 week period...

Curtis Cozart was found unresponsive in his cell at Saskatchewan Penitentiary on May 23, 2017. Two weeks later, two other inmates at the same prison died, one of unknown causes....

 2020-02-21 20:41 

Toronto Star

Maple Leafs believe tough times now will lead to smooth sailing into the playoffs...

Coach Sheldon Keefe thinks the turbulence will produce a better playoff team; GM Kyle Dubas thinks that, too. In a little under two months, we find out if they're right...

 2020-02-21 20:40 

National Post

Blue Jackets RW Bjorkstrand (ankle) out for season...

A season full of injuries has only gotten worse for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who now will be without leading goal scorer Oliver Bjorkstrand for the remainder of the season because of a fractured ankle. Bjorkstrand's timetable for recovery is eight t...

 2020-02-21 20:39 

Toronto Star

Toronto FC signs Nigerian rookie Ifunanyachi Achara after impressive pre-season performance...

General manager Ali Curtis believes Achara could have been a top-five pick had it not been for injuries that limited his play at Georgetown....

 2020-02-21 20:39 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Rod Sage leaves job as Brandon city manager, amid RCMP probe of fatal overdose in his home...

Brandon city council says Rod Sage is no longer the city manager. In a statement released Friday afternoon, the city said "Mr. Sage has elected to retire from the City of Brandon."...

 2020-02-21 20:38 

National Post

Federal Reserve Events...

***Denotes a new entry. —————————————————— FOMC MEETING DATES: 2020 March 17-18 (second day: statement released 1400 EDT/1800 GMT; news conference ...

 2020-02-21 20:37 

The Post Millennial

Couple in car runs two Trump-supporting boys off the road...

A northwestern Indiana couple suffered a bout of road rage when they spotted two teenage boys with Trump flags attached to their bicycles. The post Couple in car runs two Trump-supporting boys off the road appeared first on The Post Millennial ....

 2020-02-21 20:36 

CBC

[ North News ]

Whitehorse school scraps French immersion 'contract'...

F.H. Collins high school in Whitehorse has cancelled a "contract" sent home this month with French immersion students, after some parents raised concerns....

 2020-02-21 20:36 

CBC

[ Calgary ]

Victim of sword attack tried to save son by sacrificing herself, judge told...

The Airdrie woman who lost three fingers and was severely injured in an act of domestic violence told her attacker she would sacrifice herself in order to save her teenage son. WARNING: This story contains disturbing and graphic details....

 2020-02-21 20:36 

Toronto Star

Wet'suwet'en barricades must now come down, Justin Trudeau says...

Calling the situation "unacceptable and untenable," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling for the ongoing Wet'suwet'en solidarity blockades to come down as he laments how the government's efforts to negotiate a resolution have faile...

 2020-02-21 20:35 

Toronto Star

Toronto hospital edits 'Friends,' 'The Office' to show characters confronting HIV stigma...

As part of its sitcom-inspired #SmashStigma campaign, Casey House has released two edited episodes of "Friends" and "The Office" featuring new plotlines that revolve around HIV....

 2020-02-21 20:35 

National Post

Clippers will try to steady ship vs. Kings...

Injuries and inconsistency were the storylines for the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of the season. But the Clippers look to start the second half on a high note Saturday when they host the Sacramento Kings. The Clippers, who lost three of fo...

 2020-02-21 20:35 

National Post

Trump says he is eyeing four candidates for intelligence chief...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Friday he had four candidates under consideration to be the next U.S. intelligence chief and that a decision would be made soon, even as one potential candidate said he was not interested in the job. Trump...

 2020-02-21 20:33 

Global News

Lana Del Rey cancels U.K. and European tour: 'I totally lost my singing voice'...
 2020-02-21 20:33 

National Post

Iranians vote in parliamentary election, hardliners set to cement grip...

DUBAI — Hardliners loyal to Iran's supreme leader are likely to sweep a parliamentary election on Friday that will cement their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and growing discontent at home. Th...

 2020-02-21 20:31 

National Post

Finding a purpose: Johnny Depp plays a troubled genius in 'Minamata'...

BERLIN — A broken, washed-up genius is roused from drink-sodden seclusion for one last flaring of creative brilliance: actor Johnny Depp hinted that at some level he was able to identify with legendary photographer W Eugene Smith, whom he plays in h...

 2020-02-21 20:31 

Montreal Gazette

Trudeau breaks off talks with First Nations, says "barricades must come down now"...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says after two weeks, the barricades on rail lines and other major transportation routes set up to protest a natural gas pipeline have to come down....

 2020-02-21 20:31 

National Post

MLB Red Sox vs Box score...

Feb 21 (OPTA) Box score from Boston Red Sox vs on Friday Boston 3, 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 3 — 3...

 2020-02-21 20:31 

National Post

Parts of prostitution law found unconstitutional, judge rules...

TORONTO — A judge in Kitchener, Ont., has declared parts of Canada's prostitution laws to be unconstitutional. Those sections are a ban on advertising sex work, making money from the sex trade, and procuring for the trade. In his decision, Judge...

 2020-02-21 20:30 

National Post

World must act fast to contain coronavirus WHO's Tedros...

GENEVA/LONDON — The window of opportunity to contain wider international spread of the epidemic of the new coronavirus disease is closing, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday, after cases were reported in Iran and Lebanon. Tedros Ad...

 2020-02-21 20:30 

Global News

Few gains for downtown Ottawa city councillors in latest committee shuffle...
 2020-02-21 20:29 

Toronto Sun

SNOBELEN: Respect for democracy, rule of law key to ending pipeline protests...

When I wandered into Queen's Park nearly three decades ago, my rather limited knowledge of the history and culture of Canada's First Nations might have been a problem but for two things......

 2020-02-21 20:28 

The Post Millennial

BREAKING: Trudeau calls for end of blockades...

Trudeau officially called for the blockades to come down. "All Canadians are paying the price... Essential goods cannot get to where they need to go. The situation where it currently stands is unacceptable and untenable," said Trudeau. The post BR...

 2020-02-21 20:28 

National Post

Bruins ship Backes, first-round pick to Ducks for Kase...

The Boston Bruins traded veteran forward David Backes and a 2020 first-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday for forward Ondrej Kase. Boston also included minor league defenseman Axel Andersson in the deal and agreed to pay 25 percent of Backes&...

 2020-02-21 20:27 

Global News

New imposed pay plan a good deal for Alberta doctors: Premier Jason Kenney...
 2020-02-21 20:26 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Teck Resources warns of $1.13B charge if Frontier oilsands mine rejected...

Teck Resources Ltd. says it will take an impairment charge of about $1.13 billion if the federal government decides not to approve its Frontier oilsands mining project....

 2020-02-21 20:26 

Global News

Tactical EMS trained to help Winnipeg police dogs injured on duty...
 2020-02-21 20:26 

Global News

Canadian excited for 'normal meals' after being released from coronavirus quarantine...
 2020-02-21 20:26 

CBC

[ Saskatchewan ]

RCMP find meth, cash on armed man near Regina...

White Butte RCMP have arrested a 26-year-old man after reports of an armed person in a vehicle came in early Thursday morning....

 2020-02-21 20:25 

CTV News

California inmate says in letter that he killed 2 molesters in prison...

A California inmate serving a life sentence for murder confessed in a letter that he beat to death two child molesterswith another inmate's cane hours after a prison counsellor ignored his urgent warning that he might become violent....

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