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May 20, 2018 8:00 AM Rude officers, seized items and touchy pat downs top CATSA complaints list

Most common gripes are with the attitude and professionalism of airport security officers The most common gripe from a population stereotyped for its politeness were complaints with officers' perceived attitudes. The majority of people who wrote in were upset with "power pushing" CATSA officers with a "bastardized approach to customer service" and pleaded 17

May 10, 2018 4:02 PM After a Liberal minister was told to remove his turban at a U.S. airport, the Canadian government registered its displeasure

The Trudeau government contacted the Trump administration after Minister of Innovation Navdeep Bains encountered zealous airport security agents in Detroit last year. “There was acknowledgement why I wear the turban and this is part of my faith,” Bains told the Star. Bains said he told security staff, “Look, you’re doing your job when it comes to security 7

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 82

February 23, 2018 9:23 PM Leafs juggle lines while waiting for news on Auston Matthews’ shoulder

Sophomore centre goes for MRI, will miss games against rival Bruins, Lightning. Two things came to mind at Leafs practice Friday, knowing star centre Auston Matthews will likely miss two important games against division rivals with a shoulder injury. Second: Will the Leafs adjust their game plan for the Feb. 26 NHL trade deadline, should the Matthews 22

February 22, 2018 8:21 PM B.C. man accused of killing young daughters makes video court appearance

Andrew Berry faces second-degree murder charges after police found the bodies of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey Berry on Christmas Day. VICTORIA—A man facing second-degree murder charges in the deaths of his two daughters made a brief court appearance by video on Thursday in Victoria. Police were called to an apartment in the Victoria-area 21

February 21, 2018 7:11 PM Calgary police use DNA technology to give a face to mother of baby found dead in December

The police got the image from a U.S. company that specializes in DNA phenotyping, which can predict physical appearance and ancestry from unidentified DNA. Police said identifying the mother will help determine what led to the baby being placed in the dumpster. CALGARY—Police have released a high-tech image they say is a likeness of the mother of a baby girl found 19

February 15, 2018 6:49 PM Canada weighing contribution to expanded NATO training mission in Iraq

Once planning is complete, Canada will have a better idea of what it can contribute, says defence minister Canada is considering how it can contribute to an expanded NATO training mission in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Thursday. The military alliance, which already has a small team in Iraq instructing local security forces in bomb disposal 69

February 12, 2018 7:22 PM Supermarket chain stirs passion, outrage with World War I advertisement

LONDON - Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies — and others demanding it be pulled from the air. The 3-minute, 40-second mini-movie from the Sainsbury's grocery chain depicts the 1914 Christmas Truce 111

February 12, 2018 11:00 AM Winnipeg woman gives eggnog and gingersnaps to burglar

The 17-year-old who looted her home has a new friendship with the homeowner she burgled A burglar and her victim are now friends after a December home invasion in Winnipeg's East Kildonan neighbourhood. Leah Ross remembers the day she came home and found her place had been broken into as if it happened yesterday. On that cold winter day, her back door was swinging 17

January 2, 2018 7:27 PM Nova Scotia mom says eye-gaze communication breakthrough with daughter ‘is going to open up’ her world

Joellan Huntley started communicating on Christmas Day using a special device that tracks her eye movements on a computer screen. WATERVILLE, N.S.—Using eye-gaze detection software, a severely disabled Nova Scotia woman is communicating with her family for the first time in 21 years. Joellan Huntley and her family met with the media today to talk about 22