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May 18, 2018 3:56 PM P.E.I. latest province to offer people, funding to N.B. flood relief

CHARLOTTETOWN—Prince Edward Island is offering help to people affected by record-breaking flooding in New Brunswick. Premier Wade MacLauchlan says the provincial government will donate $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross relief efforts. MacLauchlan says Red Cross volunteers from the province have arranged emergency shelter for nearly 300 people displaced 10

May 16, 2018 12:50 PM 'Ass' backwards: Joey Votto reverses his harsh words about Canada

Toronto-born Reds slugger had said he 'couldn't give a rat's ass' about his home country Cincinnati Reds all-star Joey Votto has penned an apology after saying in a podcast on Tuesday that he doesn't care about Canada, Canadian baseball or his hometown of Toronto. Votto, who played for Canada at the 2009 and 2013 World Baseball Classics and won the Lou Marsh 22

May 15, 2018 11:49 PM U.S. hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions

WASHINGTON—The United States designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist on Tuesday and barred anyone around the world from doing business with him, escalating financial pressure on Iran in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Iranian central bank, was named a “specially 10

May 14, 2018 8:40 PM Police divers end search with no sign of missing Toronto woman Zabia Afzal

York University student and community activist Afzal has been missing since May 10 The search for missing Toronto woman Zabia Afzal continues this week after Monday's search of Lake Ontario found no sign of the 30-year-old York University student and community activist. She was last seen on May 10 near Ashbridges Bay near Woodbine Avenue and Lake Shore 42

May 4, 2018 2:13 AM Why did the maker of OxyContin pay Canadian doctors nearly three-and-a-half times more money per capita than it doled out to U.S. prescribers?

Experts warn that Purdue Pharma may be focusing its marketing efforts in Canada, where the drug company has not faced government sanctions like it has in the United States. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, paid Canadian doctors nearly three-and-a-half times more money than it doled out to U.S. prescribers, according to a Star analysis of the drug maker’s 11

April 30, 2018 3:14 PM Come From Away’s Toronto run gets extension to January 2019

Hit show adds 12 weeks to its run at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Toronto run of the Toronto-created Broadway hit Come From Away will extend into 2019, Mirvish Productions announced Monday. The Toronto production of the play created by Irene Sankoff and David Hein premiered at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in February, and was initially slated to close 17

April 17, 2018 2:18 PM Apple Music-like news subscription service planned: Report

Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to reports. A new, simplified subscription service covering multiple publications could spur Apple News usage and generate new revenue in a similar manner to the $9.99 per month Apple Music offering. That streaming 19

April 16, 2018 8:00 AM Trudeau's national security adviser to testify before committee on India trip today

Convicted attempted murderer turned up at official event at the Canadian High Commission in Dehli The prime minister's national security adviser will appear before a House of Commons committee today to explain a controversial briefing he gave reporters about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent trip to India. Daniel Jean's appearance before the House 19

April 15, 2018 4:53 PM Alberta wildfire was ‘traumatic, stressful’ for Parks Canada staff, report says

Waterton Lakes National Park was evacuated on Sept. 8, 2017, as a nearby fire was poised to spread into the southwestern Alberta park. “This is not a helpful nor compassionate answer, and needs to be reconsidered,” Thomsen wrote. “Your intervention is requested ASAP.” Parks Canada said in an emailed statement that employees who lived within park boundaries 19

April 14, 2018 11:52 PM Pipeline isn't about 'punishing' B.C., it's about what's in the national interest, Trudeau says

'The federal government has a responsibility to bring Canadians together,' PM says in Lima Efforts to see the Trans Mountain pipeline through to completion are not about punishing people from B.C., but about ensuring a project in the national interest gets built, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday at the close of the Summit of the Americas in Lima. "This 19