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October 16, 2018 6:04 PM Ethiopia’s new Cabinet made up of 50 per cent women

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s new Cabinet is now a record 50 per cent female, including the country’s first woman defence minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Our women ministers will disprove the old adage that women can’t lead,” Abiy said while presenting his choices 6

October 16, 2018 12:00 PM U.S. online giant Zillow launches first Canadian property listings

After months of speculation and outreach to the Canadian real estate industry, U.S. online giant Zillow begins posting Canadian properties on its site and mobile app on Tuesday. The Seattle-based company has agreements to receive more than 50,000 Canadian listings, including those from Century 21, Right at Home Realty and Toronto-based Re/Max Ultimate 6

October 14, 2018 11:13 PM Canadian women lock up World Cup soccer berth in style

The Canadian women’s soccer team booked its spot in next summer’s Women’s World Cup with a 7-0 win over Panama in Sunday’s CONCACAF Women’s Championship semifinal in Frisco, Texas. A six-goal second half, after captain Christine Sinclair opened the scoring the in 44th minute, ensured Canada will qualify for the seventh time in France next summer. Sinclair 8

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 39

October 13, 2018 6:05 PM Canadian teen Auger-Aliassime wins Challenger series title

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN—Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Poland’s Kamil Majchrzak 6-3, 6-2 to win the Tashkent Challenger tennis title on Saturday. Auger-Aliassime needed 67 minutes to complete the victory for his second Challenger series title of the season. The 18-year-old from Montreal earned $10,800 U.S. from the $75,000 purse 40

October 12, 2018 4:00 PM Nova Scotia won’t pay to exhibit Annie Leibovitz photos

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says it won’t ante up to help the provincial art gallery exhibit pictures by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Culture Minister Leo Glavine had said in May it “wouldn’t be out of the question” the province could consider helping the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pay the exhibition fee to showcase the collection 13

October 11, 2018 7:46 PM Laurie Gelman, Deborah Katz among $10,000 Vine Awards winners for Jewish literature

The jury, comprised of Beverley Chalmers, author, editor and educator Joseph Kertes, and Indigenous writer and activist Lee Maracle, chose the winners from 59 entries submitted. The Vine Awards were established in 2004 to honour the best Canadian Jewish writers and Canadian authors who deal with Jewish subjects — they continued the tradition of the Canadian 9

October 11, 2018 4:55 PM U.S. border ban on Canadian cannabis workers lifted

VANCOUVER—Canadians who work in the domestic cannabis industry will be allowed free entry to the United States according to an update made quietly on Tuesday to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s policy on cannabis and the border. The update came with little fanfare but it indicates an enormous shift in a policy stance that had generated fears 9

October 11, 2018 4:14 PM Asper family donates $2.5 million to Canadian sport’s Next Generation

“For me travelling was a huge problem. If I wanted to travel to France or anywhere those big decathlon meets are, it costs a lot of money. On top of that, there’s such a problem travelling on planes with those poles (for pole vault), it can cost $1,000 one way, then the pole is also $1,000 itself.” LePage stars alongside two-time Olympic freestyle champion 10

October 11, 2018 3:33 PM North American stock slide lower, loonie trades down against U.S. dollar

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 146.35 points at 25,452.39 after dropping more than 800 points a day ago. The S&P 500 index was down 16.59 points at 2,769.09, while the Nasdaq composite was down 15.44 points at 7,406.61. The Canadian dollar traded lower at 76.54 cents U.S. compared with an average of 76.97 cents U.S. on Wednesday 12