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January 15, 2019 6:00 PM U.S. postal workers protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

Ottawa passed legislation last November that required striking postal workers to resume their duties, appointing a mediator to arbitrate an end to the Crown corporation’s dispute with members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Those efforts, led by Elizabeth MacPherson, former chairwoman of the Canada Industrial Relations Board, broke down in December 6

January 14, 2019 9:26 PM Celebrities like Kylie Jenner may be facing an eggs-istential crisis

Jenner’s visual baby announcement racked up about 18 million likes in 11 months. By noon on Monday, Egg Gang had surpassed 27 million likes in less than 10 days. This is bonkers, especially when you scrutinize the photo. This egg isn’t lounging on an exotic beach, as popular Instagram exhibitionists tend to do. This egg is not at the club or on a red carpet 7

January 9, 2019 11:40 PM Saskatchewan man who stole a car to be sentenced on Amber Alert charges

It wasn’t until 6:30 a.m. that three workers hooking up a truck to haul fertilizer from a potash mine noticed something unusual in nearby trees. As they approached, they realized it was the missing SUV that was all over the news. “The windows were fogged up when one of the men approached. He feared the worst,” said the document. The girl, who is also epileptic 10

January 9, 2019 8:04 PM Vice Media makes last-ditch attempt to keep reporter's materials from RCMP

A high profile RCMP demand for a journalist’s background materials related to interviews with a suspected terrorist should be set aside even though Canada’s top court recently upheld the police request, Vice Media argues in a new legal action. “In this case, there has been a material change in circumstances underlying the production order since it was first 11

January 9, 2019 2:05 PM Whoppers sizzle in land of steak as Burger King surges in Brazil

Brazil, known for its unique steak houses and premium beef exports, is seeing a growing appetite for a different type of meal, Burger King’s 680-calorie whopper. Burger King is opening a new site in Brazil every three to four days, said Iuri Miranda, chief executive officer of BK Brasil SA, the world’s fastest-growing restaurant operator by revenue 10

January 9, 2019 12:46 PM Remorse will resonate in sentencing of driver in Broncos crash, says legal expert

A legal expert says she would be astounded if a judge handed the maximum sentence to a semitruck driver who has pleaded guilty to all 29 charges stemming from a devastating collision with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pleaded guilty in Melfort, Sask., court Tuesday to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing 10

January 8, 2019 2:23 PM Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman seeking asylum

A spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees at its Geneva headquarters, Babar Baloch, said Tuesday it’s premature to say what will happen next, but that it could take several days for the agency to look into Alqunun’s claims. He said it “too early to tell” if she will be granted asylum or refugee status. Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under 11

January 4, 2019 9:30 PM Insurer says ‘obviously inappropriate’ ASIMIL8 plate shouldn’t have been issued

WINNIPEG—Documents from a legal challenge by a Star Trek fan who had his personalized ASIMIL8 licence plate revoked show a Manitoba Public Insurance senior executive was shocked the plate was ever issued at a time when reconciliation with Indigenous people was coming to the forefront. The email from vice-president Keith Ward to registrar of motor vehicles 13

January 4, 2019 6:23 PM Filipino workers speak out against Halifax businessman in immigration fraud case

The Crown is recommending a sentence of two years in prison, noting the need to deter “like-minded individuals” and to fully denounce the offences against temporary foreign workers. The case of immigration fraud appears to have divided the city’s Filipino community, with some expressing trepidation about speaking out. After meeting with Crown and defence 11

January 2, 2019 3:24 PM Netflix pulls talk-show episode critical of Saudis from Saudi Netflix

As news of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death rippled across the world, an assassination that the CIA concluded was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, comedian Hasan Minhaj spent the majority of an episode of his Netflix talk show Patriot Act examining the United States’ relationship to Saudi Arabia, and Mohammed’s touted reputation as a reformer 9