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November 13, 2018 4:53 PM YouTube Superwoman Lilly Singh says she’s taking a break

The Toronto native, known by her nickname “Superwoman,” released a video telling her viewers she is “mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted” by the pressures of churning out YouTube content. Singh says with eight years under her belt as a YouTube creator she’s found it difficult to keep producing quality videos twice a week and publishing 6

November 12, 2018 8:17 PM Feds dropped ball with First World War commemorations, historians say

OTTAWA—Some of Canada’s top military historians say the federal government missed an important opportunity to commemorate the First World War’s centenary and that its efforts over the past four years paled in comparison to those of Britain, Australia and others. Canada marked the 100th anniversary Sunday of the end of the four-year conflict, which claimed 8

November 11, 2018 1:26 PM Canadians commemorate Remembrance Day, marking centenary of First World War’s end

Trudeau is spending Remembrance Day weekend in France and his office says he will attend Armistice Day ceremonies in Paris today, marking the end of the “war to end all wars.” Back in Ottawa, Governor General Julie Payette will attend the national ceremony alongside Sajjan, after returning from Belgium where she attended additional commemorative events 11

November 9, 2018 10:15 PM Music publisher backs Rihanna against Trump

Rihanna is strengthening her resolve against President Donald Trump and now has the backing of performing rights company Broadcast Music Inc., which has notified the Trump campaign that it should discontinue use of her music at events. BMI has removed the Barbadian singer’s work from a blanket licence agreement used for campaigns. In this case, the so-called 25

November 7, 2018 2:43 PM Warsaw mayor bans far-right independence march

WARSAW, POLAND—The mayor of Warsaw banned a march that radical Polish nationalists planned to hold to coincide with the centennial of Polish independence, saying Wednesday she made the decision to curb “aggressive nationalism.” Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz said she wanted to put a stop to extremist displays that have appeared during the past decade 12

November 1, 2018 3:04 PM Bobby Orr would be ‘surprised’ if there isn’t another NHL lockout

Notice from either side under that scenario has to come by next September, which would give the parties 12 months to hammer out a new deal before the old pact expires prior to the 2020-21 season. If the league and its players both decide to let the current CBA run its course, it would expire before the 2022-23 campaign. Issues include escrow payments 12

October 30, 2018 3:28 PM Nova Scotia wins bid to host 2020 IIHF women’s championship in Truro, Halifax

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia has won its bid to host the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship, with teams set to face off in Halifax and Truro. It’s the second time the province will host the tournament, and the eighth time Canada has welcomed the best women’s hockey teams from around the world. Scott Smith, Hockey Canada’s president 11

October 27, 2018 10:56 PM Toronto police increase security around places of worship in wake of Pittsburgh shooting

In response to the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on Saturday, those living in the Greater Toronto Area can expect an increase in police visibility around places of worship, York Regional police said. After a man allegedly shouting anti-Semitic slurs opened fire inside the Tree of Life Congregation in east Pittsburgh, killing 11 people and wounding six, Toronto 15

October 26, 2018 3:04 PM U.S. official says Putin invited to visit Washington next year

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited to visit Washington next year. Bolton said “we have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year for, basically, a full day of consultations.” He said no date has been set yet. Bolton spoke on a trip to the ex-Soviet nation 14

October 21, 2018 11:00 PM Turkey says it will reveal details of its investigation into Jamal Khashoggi killing

“Why did 15 people come here?” he asked. “Why have 18 people been arrested? All of this must be explained with all the details. On Tuesday, I will tell this very differently in my parliamentary group speech. I will go into detail.” Erdogan’s comments came as Saudi Arabia was accused of deception in the case by both President Donald Trump and the publisher 18