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  • Man charged in deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman makes brief court appearance

    January 19, 2018 1:12 PM 6

    Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old Toronto man, was arrested and charged yesterday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman. Bruce McArthur, the 66-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman in Toronto’s gay village last year, made a brief court appearance Friday

  • Two dead, two injured after Etobicoke shooting

    January 19, 2018 11:46 AM 6

    Toronto police say four men were in the area of West Deane Park Dr. and The East Mall when the shooting occurred. Two men are dead and two others are in hospital in critical condition following a shooting in Etobicoke early Friday. Police rushed to the area of West Deane Park Dr. and The East Mall, north of Rathburn Rd. around 12:40 a.m. after reports

  • Trudeau continues cross-country town hall tour with stop in Quebec City

    January 18, 2018 10:00 PM 8

    PM has touted tour as a chance to escape 'Ottawa bubble' and meet with Canadians After a swing through Nova Scotia and Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Quebec City tonight for the second leg of his cross-country town hall tour as he looks to meet with Canadians ahead of Parliament's return later this month. Trudeau embarked on a similar

  • 'Insanity' to allow nuclear waste storage near Ottawa River, Indigenous groups say

    January 18, 2018 4:28 PM 8

    Canadian Nuclear Laboratories facility in Chalk River, Ont., could be up and running in 2020 Indigenous groups say a plan to store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario is "insanity" and want the federal government to intervene. Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a private company, wants a 10-year licence to keep running the Chalk River

  • Toronto makes cut of top 20 cities vying to be Amazon's 2nd headquarters

    January 18, 2018 2:49 PM 16

    It's the only Canadian city to still be in the running Amazon has released a list of 20 cities for its second North American headquarters, with Toronto the only Canadian city to make the cut. (David Horemans/CBC) Toronto has made the cut of the top 20 cities that e-commerce giant Amazon is considering for its second headquarters. Toronto is the only Canadian

  • Liberals devote $20M to gender-based violence services in vulnerable communities

    January 17, 2018 11:26 PM 10

    Status of Women Canada says the money will go to developing services for survivors in Indigenous, LGBTQ and immigrant populations. OTTAWA—The Liberal government is devoting $20 million to develop projects aimed at preventing gender-based violence in vulnerable communities that have a shortage of support for victims and their families. Status of Women

  • Inspectors found foreign workers sleeping in a Burger King basement: Alberta Health Services

    January 17, 2018 9:03 PM 13

    The order issued by Alberta Health Services said inspectors found evidence of “sleeping/living accommodations for foreign workers.” LETHBRIDGE, ALTA.—Alberta Health Services has issued a health order to a Burger King franchise because inspectors found foreign workers were sleeping in the basement of the Lethbridge restaurant. The order, dated Jan. 10, said the inspection

  • Global Affairs says it’s aware of report of 2 Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

    January 17, 2018 6:27 PM 11

    OTTAWA—Global Affairs Canada says it’s aware of reports that two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped in Nigeria. Spokesperson John Babcock says consular officials in Nigeria are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. Local police, however, say two foreigners kidnapped Tuesday evening in Kaduna State were a Canadian and an American

  • Quebec to raise minimum wage 75 cents to $12 this spring

    January 17, 2018 3:24 PM 14

    The increase is the largest minimum wage hike in the province’s history. At $12, Quebec’s minimum wage would rank third highest in the country behind Alberta’s and Ontario’s. MONTREAL—Quebec will raise the province’s minimum wage to $12 an hour as of May 1. The 75-cent increase from the current rate of $11.25 was confirmed today by Labour Minister Dominique

  • Liberals to invest $20 million to tackle sexual violence against Indigenous, LGBT, immigrant populations

    January 17, 2018 3:10 PM 12

    Status of Women minister to announce details of plans to support "underserved" survivors of abuse The Liberal government is announcing $20 million in funding for organizations to support what it calls "underserved" survivors of sexual violence. That includes programs targeting Indigenous, immigrant and LGBT populations, as well as seniors and disabled