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October 13, 2018 9:29 PM Brnjas family hopes Johnny Bear ends Canada’s International shutout streak

The phone starts ringing in the home of 37-year-old Ashlee Brnjas as early at 4:30 a.m. when the racehorses she trains for her father John are being prepared for exercise. One of them, the lovable 7-year-old gelding Johnny Bear, is the star of the barn with almost $700,000 in earnings and a date with one of the richest races in Canada, the $800,000 Pattison 123

October 3, 2018 6:56 PM Trudeau taps Indigenous advocate, G7 organizer for Senate seats in Alberta and Ontario

Paula Simons, who fills a vacant seat in Alberta, will be familiar to many in the province. Simons is a former political columnist and reporter with the Edmonton Journal, and she has won multiple national and provincial awards for her work. Patti LaBoucane-Benson fills another vacant seat in Alberta. A Métis, LaBoucane-Benson is director of research 79

June 3, 2018 5:10 PM Would Doug Ford give city mayors more power?

Under the “weak mayor” system of Ontario municipalities including Toronto, the mayor has levers of power, such as appointments of committee chairs, but must get the support of a majority of councillors to make major changes. So-called “strong” mayors are usually elected with an executive branch, can appoint and dismiss city department heads, and have veto powers 53

June 1, 2018 3:52 PM Family doctor, professor, Trudeau's new appointee to the Senate

Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia fled apartheid in Zimbabwe to settle in rural Newfoundland and Labrador Community leader, family doctor and university professor Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia has been appointed independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Newfoundland and Labrador. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment today after a recommendation from the independent 123

April 21, 2018 6:24 PM Doug Ford names Mike Harris’s son as PC candidate in flurry of pre-election appointments

Progressive Conservative leader makes unprecedented move in tapping 11 candidates to run in June 7 election. Brown has denied the allegations and is suing CTV News, which stands by the Jan. 24 story that led to the tumult in the Tory party. Supporters of the former leader had initially hoped MP Alex Nuttall or former MPP Garfield Dunlop, both of whom are close 54

October 18, 2017 5:11 AM China's Xi calls on Communisty Party to stand against 'grim' challenges

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress. Speaking in the massive Great Hall of the People near Tiananmen Square, Xi laid out his vision 67

October 10, 2017 2:36 PM ‘We’ll have to compare IQ tests,’ Trump says, responding to reports Tillerson called him a ‘moron’

“And I can tell you who is going to win,” the U.S. president said in an interview with Forbes magazine Monday. WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump suggested he’s smarter than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying in an interview published Tuesday that if Tillerson did call him a moron, as reported, the two should “compare IQ tests.” “And I can tell you who is going 51

October 10, 2017 1:10 PM Trump suggests he's smarter than Rex Tillerson

President also says U.S. should change tax law to punish NFL President Donald Trump suggested he's smarter than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying in an interview published Tuesday that if Tillerson did call him a moron, as reported, the two should "compare IQ tests." "And I can tell you who is going to win," Trump said to Forbes magazine 81

September 1, 2017 10:35 PM Apple shifts responsibility for Siri to operating system chief

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has transferred responsibility for Siri, its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig Federighi, a sign that the company is looking to embed the voice assistant more deeply into its core systems amid rising competition from Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Inc (AMZN 91

September 1, 2017 12:17 PM Diplomatic tit-for-tat between Russia and the U.S. escalates

WASHINGTON -- Russia on Friday promised a "tough response" to a U.S. order to shut the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and offices in Washington and New York, the latest round in a diplomatic tit-for-tat. The U.S. issued its order Thursday and gave Russia 48 hours to comply, intensifying tensions between the two countries. President Donald Trump's 74