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  • Polar bears damage snowmobiles, hot tub in Newfoundland as they begin their trek north early

    March 16, 2018 1:24 PM 7

    People in southern Labrador and along Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula are being cautioned to be on the lookout for the bears, who have begun to move north. ST. ANTHONY, N.L.—East Coast polar bears have begun their annual trek north early, and despite a plethora of sightings police say they’ve been relatively trouble-free — give or take a damaged snowmobile

  • Mother convicted of killing tbhree daughters in ‘honour killing’ ordered deported — after life sentence served

    March 16, 2018 3:22 AM 7

    “Why now? Why not before or later? I don’t know,” he said about the agency’s motives. While Yahya is now without status in a Quebec prison, Handfield said nothing should change regarding her rights or conditions in detention. “She’s never complained to me about her conditions in prison,” he said. The Crown theory was that Shafia, Yahya and their son drowned

  • Former PC leader Patrick Brown not running in Ontario election

    March 16, 2018 1:47 AM 12

    Brown stepped down in January amid sexual misconduct allegations he denies Former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says he will not run in the province's June 7 election. Brown, who stepped down in January amid sexual misconduct allegations that he denies, says he gave the decision much thought. He says in a statement on Twitter

  • Canada points to U.S. numbers to discredit Trump's trade deficit boast

    March 15, 2018 4:24 PM 19

    Trump tells fundraiser he made up trade figures in meeting with Trudeau Canadian officials are once again disputing U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his country runs a trade deficit with its neighbour to the north. Trump boasted in a fundraising speech in Missouri on Wednesday that he made up figures regarding the supposed trade deficit in a meeting

  • Canadians with a disability almost twice as likely to be victims of violent crime

    March 15, 2018 4:03 PM 12

    Canadians with a disability are almost twice as likely to be victims of a violent crime, according to Statistics Canada. The 2014 data from the General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety released Thursday shows that nearly four in 10 incidents of self-reported violent crime — including sexual assault, robbery, or physical assault — involve a victim with a disability

  • Kenney pitches carbon tax referendum bill

    March 15, 2018 2:58 PM 8

    United Conservative Party leader has private member's bill United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney wants to make it impossible for the Notley government to hike Alberta's carbon tax without a referendum. Kenney plans to introduce a private member's bill Thursday which — if passed — would ensure all Albertans get to vote on any future increases

  • U.S. imposes sanctions on 19 Russians, including 13 indicted by Mueller, over alleged election interference

    March 15, 2018 2:44 PM 9

    The U.S. Treasury Department says the the Russian military intelligence agency, GRU and Russia’s military both interfered in the American election and were “directly responsible” for the NotPetya cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe in June 2017. WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference

  • Another 53 employees leave TTC amid benefits fraud investigation

    March 14, 2018 8:00 PM 7

    A total of 223 workers have left transit agency since probe began in 2014. Another 53 TTC employees have quit, been fired or retired to avoid being dismissed since September amid a benefits fraud investigation, the transit agency said Wednesday. A total of 223 employees have left since the probe began in 2014, according to the TTC statement

  • Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments

    March 14, 2018 7:40 PM 11

    After balking at city’s request to match federal transit funding, Queen’s Park pledges $4 billion The federal money includes $1.24 billion Ottawa had previously earmarked for Tory’s SmartTrack plan, as well as $660 million already committed to the Scarborough subway extension, which is currently estimated to cost $3.35 billion. Tory had pressed the federal

  • Mental-health assessments deem Edmonton attack suspect fit to face trial

    March 14, 2018 5:39 PM 10

    Abdulahi Hasan Sharif faces 12 charges related to a Sept. 30 attack outside a football game. Some of the charges stem from a police pursuit of a speeding cube van that hit and injured four pedestrians in downtown Edmonton hours after the police officer was attacked. Lawyers for both the Crown and defence waived a preliminary hearing, so the case is being