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  • Quebec changes hearings into racism, new forum will tackle 'discrimination'

    October 18, 2017 11:00 PM 8

    MONTREAL -- Quebec's immigration minister announced Wednesday the government would be changing its widely criticized plan to hold public consultations on so-called systemic discrimination. Instead, minister David Heurtel said Quebec would hold a forum in December on the importance of diversity in society and the fight against discrimination, especially

  • Some fears of Islam justified, human rights lawyer tells M103 committee

    October 18, 2017 10:30 PM 10

    A celebrated Canadian human rights lawyer urged MPs to be careful in their use of the term Islamophobia, saying “fear of some elements of Islam is mere prudence.” David Matas, an Order of Canada recipient who began his career as a clerk for the Chief Justice of Canada in the 1960s, delivered testimony Wednesday before the M-103 committee hearings in his capacity

  • Heartless rider robs blind woman

    October 18, 2017 9:27 PM 10

    A hard-hearted grifter who preyed upon the kindness of a blind woman she met on a bus stole $800 from the Good Samaritan. The blind woman — identified only as Sally — made the long trek from Sudbury on a bus for a medical appointment. Her daughter wanted to accompany her, but Sally wanted to regain some sense of independence. CTV News reports that Sally

  • $500,000 in collectible coins and banknotes stolen from man's car

    October 18, 2017 6:26 PM 7

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Police in Ontario are looking for a suspect in the theft of about $500,000 in rare coins and banknotes. Investigators say a 68-year-old British Columbia man parked at a Mississauga, Ont., hotel on Sept. 26 and his vehicle was broken into early that afternoon. They say two bags containing collectible coins and banknotes were taken

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

    October 18, 2017 5:59 PM 8

    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 10

    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 7

    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 8

    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 10

    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 20

    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