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  • The Pollcast: Ontario PC leadership race careens to a close

    March 8, 2018 6:29 PM 21

    Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Meagan Fitzpatrick and Mike Crawley The CBC Pollcast explores the world of electoral politics, political polls and the trends they reveal. In two days, the Ontario Progressive Conservatives will announce the result of their leadership race. That new leader will immediately become the favourite to replace Ontario

  • People with disabilities lose hope, skills in psychiatric hospital: Nova Scotia therapist

    March 8, 2018 6:02 PM 15

    A behavioural therapist who works at the Emerald Hall unit of the Nova Scotia Hospital testified Thursday and told the inquiry that helping patients like Beth MacLean and Joseph Delaney is more difficult in the hospital. Robinson told the inquiry helping patients like MacLean and Delaney is more difficult in the hospital because skills ranging from table

  • Canada signs revised TPP with sights set on new deal in South America

    March 8, 2018 5:58 PM 27

    Champagne's team says Mercosur talks could begin in earnest in the next 10 days Canada's minister of international trade marks an important step forward in Canada's trading relationship with one bloc of countries today, while looking to start a new deal with another. Francois-Philippe Champagne is in Chile to sign the the Comprehensive and Progressive

  • International Narcotics Control Board remains troubled by Canada's pot legalization plan

    March 8, 2018 9:00 AM 41

    NDP MP says Canada had plenty of time to deal with international drug treaties and did not act The International Narcotics Control Board is expressing concerns about the Trudeau government's plan to legalize recreational cannabis use in Canada, warning the move will place Canada in violation of international drug control conventions. The board reaffirmed

  • Star journalists nominated for 5 Pictures of the Year awards

    March 7, 2018 11:41 PM 19

    Photographers and videographers have been nominated in the portrait, picture story news and team multimedia categories in the country’s largest annual photojournalism contest. In the team multimedia category, the Star received two nominations. The first nomination recognizes Caged by Canada, an investigation by staff reporter Brendan Kennedy into Canada’s

  • Several people injured in knife attack in Vienna, police say

    March 7, 2018 8:38 PM 31

    Police say attack happened in early evening on Praterstrasse in heart of Vienna Austrian police said at least three people were injured in a knife attack Wednesday on the streets of Vienna, with the attacker possibly injuring a fourth nearby. Vienna police said the attack happened at about 7:45 p.m. local time on Praterstrasse in the heart of Vienna

  • Montreal unveils $7.8-million plan to fight homelessness

    March 7, 2018 8:12 PM 15

    Montreal’s plan to fight homelessness includes 1,000 social housing units designed to help people get off the street. Montreal is releasing a $7.8-million plan to fight homelessness that includes building roughly 1,000 social housing units designed to help people get off the street. The city also says it plans to announce a project where homeless people

  • Ontario saw spike in opioid deaths in 2017, new data shows; pharmacies to offer free naloxone spray

    March 7, 2018 5:44 PM 12

    New government data shows a spike in opioid-related deaths in Ontario for much of last year compared to 2016. The province says there were 1,053 opioid-related deaths from January to October 2017, compared with 694 during the same time period in 2016. It also says there were there were 7,658 emergency department visits related to opioid overdoses from January

  • Master seaman faces sexual assault charges at military court martial in Halifax

    March 7, 2018 3:13 PM 20

    The charges against Master seaman Daniel Cooper stem from an alleged incident in November 2015. HALIFAX — A court martial for a member of the Royal Canadian Navy accused of sexual assault and ill treatment of a subordinate is expected to reconvene today in Halifax. Master seaman Daniel Cooper, a naval communicator at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, had his case delayed

  • Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest

    March 7, 2018 1:32 PM 14

    Toronto police have launched an internal investigation into the matter Toronto police interviewed alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur years before he was arrested, CBC Toronto has learned. A police source close to the investigation says officers talked to the alleged serial killer as part of a divisional investigation that was not connected to either