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  • Trump said 71 false things in 14 days. His dishonesty is increasing

    June 21, 2018 12:00 PM 10

    WASHINGTON—He said he had been “totally exonerated” of colluding with Russia by a report that did not address the subject of collusion with Russia. He blamed a nonexistent “Democrat bill” for his own policy of separating parents and children at the border. U.S. President Donald Trump lied a whole lot over the last two weeks. Over those 14 days — a busy stretch

  • Trudeau urges Canadians to travel and buy Canadian in the face of U.S. trade dispute

    June 21, 2018 12:16 AM 8

    OTTAWA—As a Canada-U.S. trade dispute threatens to grow nastier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to travel and spend at home though he stopped just shy of urging a boycott of American goods and destinations. Asked by reporters how Canadians should respond to the ongoing trade actions of the U.S. administration of President Donald

  • Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

    June 20, 2018 11:13 PM 7

    Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing

  • Police seek man accused of contacting woman more than 200 times, sharing intimate photo without consent

    June 20, 2018 5:18 PM 6

    Giuseppe Ferraro, 38, of Toronto, is wanted by police for harassment, physical threats, and sharing an intimate photo without consent. He has been described as five-foot-10, 170 pounds, with short dark hair. A change to the Criminal Code of Canada in March 2015 made publishing “intimate images” of a person, no matter the age, a criminal offence. The move followed

  • Nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, new data shows

    June 19, 2018 3:53 PM 4

    OTTAWA—Nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, with men the most likely victims and fentanyl the clear culprit, new government figures show. The numbers released Tuesday came as the federal government announced plans to severely restrict the way drug companies market opioids to doctors. The figures show that 78 per cent of victims

  • Body of missing York University student Zabia Afzal found after month-long search

    June 19, 2018 3:26 PM 6

    A month-long search for a missing 30-year-old York University graduate student has ended after her body was found in the Niagara region. Zabia Afzal was last seen on the morning of May 10, in the area of Highway 400 and Major Mackenzie Dr. Investigators later received information that she was spotted later that morning at Ashbridge’s Bay in Toronto

  • Suman Virk, mother of slain B.C. teen Reena Virk, dies at 58 years old

    June 19, 2018 3:26 PM 4

    VICTORIA—Suman Virk, a grieving mother who “pioneered” the conversation about bullying after her daughter was murdered, has died in Victoria. She was the mother of 14-year-old Reena Virk, whose death more than two decades ago made international headlines about youth bullying. “Suman’s tireless work to end bullying has helped make life better for countless

  • Police identify two more suspects wanted in Scarborough playground shooting

    June 19, 2018 1:15 PM 7

    The girls were two of 11 children at the playground in Scarborough’s Alton Towers community when at least seven shots were fired Thursday about 5 p.m. A man who was also at the playground was the intended target, police said. The gunman arrived by car, but walked to the playground and opened fire before fleeing, police said. The victims — sisters who are 5 and 9 — are recovering

  • Explosion destroys Mount Pearl business, with fumes cited as early suspect

    June 19, 2018 11:15 AM 8

    'You could see nothing but smoke and insulation and debris piling up in the air,' says nearby business owner Authorities are trying to determine what caused an explosion that ripped apart a transportation business in an industrial park on the outskirts of St. John's Tuesday morning, with so much force that thousands of people could hear the explosion

  • Humboldt Broncos survivors to be honoured, reunite at NHL awards

    June 19, 2018 3:24 AM 11

    Awards will commemorate survivors and first responders from 3 tragedies in Canada and U.S. This year's NHL awards will recognize more than just professional hockey standouts — it will honour survivors and first responders from recent tragedies in Canada and the U.S. The award show will feature "special commemorations of three tragedies that touched the hockey