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  • 'I should see your face, and you should see mine,' Quebec premier says of new religious neutrality law

    October 18, 2017 5:59 PM 6

    Bill 62 requires anyone giving and receiving public services to do so with their faces uncovered A new law that would effectively force Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka to uncover their faces to use public services is based on a principle "the vast majority of Canadians, and not just Quebecers" can agree on, Premier Philippe Couillard said. The Liberal

  • Rainfall and wind warnings in effect across B.C. as second storm hits

    October 18, 2017 4:55 PM 8

    Environment Canada is warning of flash floods and winter driving conditions Rainfall and wind warnings are in effect as a second storm sweeps across B.C. Environment Canada has warned that Metro Vancouver, the North Shore and the Fraser Valley may experience heavy downpours that could cause localized flooding. Rainfall in the Sea to Sky region may cause

  • Essential Tragically Hip Songs: HuffPost Canada Editors Share Their Favourites

    October 18, 2017 3:48 PM 6

    Canada's soundtrack today is brought to you by Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip. The Hip have an enormous catalogue that spans 14 albums, full of songs that have touched countless people at different moments in their lives. In honour of Gord Downie, who died today at age 53, HuffPost Canada editors decided to compile a list of essential Tragically

  • PM Trudeau pays tearful tribute to Gord Downie: 'It hurts'

    October 18, 2017 3:18 PM 7

    OTTAWA -- A tearful Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Gord Downie, the iconic lead singer of the Tragically Hip who died Tuesday, will be sorely missed. The prime minister says Downie was a man who loved his country, and now Canada is the less for his absence. He says in a statement that Downie had a profound command of language and used words to create

  • Beloved Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53

    October 18, 2017 1:30 PM 7

    TORONTO -- Gord Downie, the poetic lead singer of the Tragically Hip whose determined fight with brain cancer inspired a nation, has died. He was 53. Downie died Tuesday night "with his beloved children and family close by," the band said in a statement on its website Wednesday morning. In the wake of his diagnosis with glioblastoma -- an incurable form of cancer

  • Man found dead in vehicle sought by police in Calgary homicide

    October 18, 2017 5:54 AM 14

    Vehicle was last seen driven by roommate of man found dead Sunday at home on Oakmoor Drive S.W. Calgary police say a vehicle last seen being driven by a man wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation has been located in B.C., with a dead man inside. The vehicle, a silver 2006 Toyota Corolla, was discovered Tuesday by Revelstoke RCMP — one day after

  • Alberta, Saskatchewan communities battle wildfires fuelled by high wind

    October 18, 2017 2:43 AM 6

    Communities issue evacuation orders as fire and smoke spread A growing number of communities in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan are issuing evacuation orders as wildfires spread in gusting winds. The town of Leader, roughly 85 kilometres southwest of Kindersley, Sask., is among the communities being evacuated from the southwestern area of the province

  • Ammonia leak believed responsible for 3 deaths at Fernie, B.C., arena

    October 18, 2017 2:04 AM 13

    WorkSafeBC says preliminary information indicates 3 arena worker exposed to a gas release The City of Fernie has confirmed three people have died from possible exposure to ammonia after emergency crews were called to the Fernie Memorial Arena for reports of an ammonia leak just before noon on Tuesday. In a statement, the City of Fernie says all homes

  • Three dead in ammonia leak at hockey arena in Fernie, B.C

    October 18, 2017 1:12 AM 9

    Three people have been confirmed dead in Fernie, B.C., in connection with an ammonia leak at a hockey arena. The leak happened at the Fernie Memorial Arena on Tuesday night. Residents who live nearby have been told to evacuate the area and check in with Emergency Social Services at a drop-in centre. The City of Fernie confirmed the three deaths in a statement

  • Morneau opted not to set up blind trust, ethics watchdog says

    October 18, 2017 12:41 AM 7

    Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, speaking publicly for the first time on Finance Minister Bill Morneau's conflict-of-interest controversy, is making it clear she didn't advise the former executive against establishing a blind trust for his substantial wealth. The federal watchdog said she merely told Mr. Morneau that it was not necessary to set up a blind