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March 19, 2018 4:24 PM Wynne’s throne speech promises new spending on health care, home care and child care in Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne is pressing the reset button — or the panic button. In a speech from the throne Monday, Wynne outlined the Liberal government’s agenda leading up to the June 7 election. Premier Kathleen Wynne is pressing the reset button — or the panic button. In a speech from the throne Monday, Wynne outlined the Liberal government’s agenda leading 8

March 19, 2018 3:18 PM ‘Your silence makes you complicit’: Halifax pastor tells police to speak out against racism, brutality

HALIFAX—A Halifax pastor used a service against racial discrimination to urge police to never use brutality or unnecessary roughness in carrying out their duties. Rhonda Britton told officers gathered at the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church that disrespect, vulgar language and violence should not be employed in the way they police the city. “Unnecessary 5

March 19, 2018 2:28 PM Ontario Liberals set to lay out priorities before election in speech from the throne

Speech will lay out the government's legislative priorities before the June 7 provincial election Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says today's throne speech is the only way her Liberal government can spell out its priorities ahead of the upcoming provincial election. Wynne prorogued the legislature last week to set the table for today's speech and has denied 7

March 18, 2018 1:11 PM Canada loses in overtime to U.S. in Paralympic hockey gold-medal game

The game was a spectacular showcase for the sport and closed the curtain on the Pyeongchang Paralympics, which wrapped up Sunday. Canada’s Para team, which last won gold in 2006 in Turin, came oh so close to the top of the podium. Bridges scored at 12:06 in the first, firing a pass from Ben Delaney into the top corner. Canadian coach Ken Babey, who leaned 6

March 15, 2018 1:07 PM Nepal authorities struggle to identify survivors of deadly plane crash

Extensive burns, in both the living and the dead, have made identifications far more difficult, said police spokesperson. KATHMANDU, Nepal— Authorities in Nepal are struggling to identify the survivors of a deadly plane crash earlier this week, with many of the injured badly burned, in critical condition and unable to speak, officials said Thursday 10

March 15, 2018 8:00 AM 'I feel duped': Montreal mother angry after son's U.S. football dreams dashed by recruiters

Innavage Consulting woos young football players to go to prep school in U.S., but some parents feel burned Sign with our football recruiting company, and we'll help get your teenager into an American prep school. "It was an opportunity to get a great education," said Rebecca. To protect her son David's identity, CBC agreed not to use their real names 11

March 14, 2018 8:00 PM Another 53 employees leave TTC amid benefits fraud investigation

A total of 223 workers have left transit agency since probe began in 2014. Another 53 TTC employees have quit, been fired or retired to avoid being dismissed since September amid a benefits fraud investigation, the transit agency said Wednesday. A total of 223 employees have left since the probe began in 2014, according to the TTC statement 7

March 13, 2018 8:21 PM BMO Field will get new grass in May; surface to be replaced again before next season

At the beginning of the season, Heggie felt he wouldn’t have enough time for a new field to “really dig in,” Manning said. But in June, along with Toronto’s three away games that month, Major League Soccer will also take a nine-day break thanks to the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Manning said the plan is to put down a new field for next season in December 13

March 8, 2018 9:14 PM More chipped birth control pills found in Apotex's Alysena products

Both Alysena 21 and Alysena 28 birth control pacls may contain chipped pills, Health Canada advises. Last month, Apotex Inc. voluntarily recalled a lot of Alysena 28 birth control pill (lot LF10133A) after the company received complaints about chipped pink pills. On Thursday, the company advised consumers and health-care professionals it has also received 24

March 8, 2018 6:02 PM People with disabilities lose hope, skills in psychiatric hospital: Nova Scotia therapist

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 15