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March 16, 2018 4:58 PM Just what have we signed up for?

The Canadian government has said plenty about our new, ‘progressive’ trade deal. But the fine print tells another story, writes Jennifer Wells. Angelo DiCaro, a national representative in Unifor’s research department, describes the U.S.-Vietnam action plan as a “prescriptive, itemized blow-by-blow of everything Vietnam needed to do to reform its labour 7

March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Father of missing Montreal boy says he’s convinced son was kidnapped as search continues

Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, 10, was last seen on Monday, when he left his home in the city’s Ahuntsic-Cartierville district for a friend’s house. The search for the missing boy is now into Day 4. A spokesperson for the force says they are asking area residents to stay alert and are inviting anyone with information to contact them. Police say the boy, who is French-speaking 7

March 15, 2018 2:30 PM United Airlines to issue special pet carrier tags as prosecutors launch probe into dog’s death in overhead bin

Flight attendant who ordered the passenger to put her pet carrier in the overhead bin on the flight didn’t know there was a dog inside, the airline said. Late Wednesday, the Harris County, Texas, district attorney’s office said its animal cruelty division is working with the county’s animal cruelty task force on a criminal investigation about what happened 9

March 15, 2018 2:15 PM Roger Federer makes quarterfinal at Indian Wells; Milos Raonic advances after opponent withdraws

The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can equal his season-best start of 16-0 with a win in the quarter-final. Canadian Milos Raonic also advanced after his opponent Marcos Baghdatis withdrew from their match due to an illness before play even began. Chung, seeded 23rd at Indian Wells, beat 30th-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-1, 6-3. Since his Grand Slam breakthrough 7

March 14, 2018 4:41 PM Trump floats idea of U.S. ‘space force’ in case a war breaks out in Earth’s orbit

But some space experts a military space force may make it harder to keep Earth’s orbit a place of peace. He said some people may argue that a space force would “compromise the sanctity of considering space to be off limits from warfare.” Ever since the Space Age started with the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik, there has been a military and national 10

March 9, 2018 1:26 AM Trump was concerned that Chinese steel was entering United States through Canada: source

'We have worked energetically with our American counterparts,' says foreign minister As it lobbied to exempt Canadian products from Donald Trump's new tariffs, the Trudeau government had to contend with a fear on the American side that Chinese steel and aluminum products were getting into the United States through Canada, according to a senior government 28

March 7, 2018 1:32 PM Toronto police interviewed Bruce McArthur years before arrest

Toronto police have launched an internal investigation into the matter Toronto police interviewed alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur years before he was arrested, CBC Toronto has learned. A police source close to the investigation says officers talked to the alleged serial killer as part of a divisional investigation that was not connected to either 13

March 2, 2018 12:13 PM Gunmen attack army headquarters, French Embassy in Burkina Faso's capital

Country targeted in the past by jihadist groups operating across Sahel region An explosion rocked Burkina Faso's army headquarters in the capital of Ouagadougou on Friday and black smoke could be seen billowing above, a Reuters witness said. It was not immediately clear what caused the blast. But a witness told Reuters that masked gunmen with backpacks 32

March 1, 2018 2:41 AM Raptors wait until fourth to put away Magic

Raptors defence forces Orlando into 10 misses on 12 shots to open final quarter. One of Dwane Casey’s constant messages this NBA season is that the Toronto Raptors are not good enough to take any team lightly, regardless of record or personnel or recent fortunes. The message is often met with a dose of scepticism but Wednesday night proved everything 14

March 1, 2018 12:09 AM Canadian Air Force drops inflatable raft through Florida home’s roof, 1 person injured

A woman was reportedly asleep in the home when the inflatable life raft came smashing through the ceiling. Royal Canadian Air Force spokesperson said the military is investigating. OTTAWA—The Canadian Forces is scrambling for answers after a military helicopter dropped an inflatable life raft and smashed a hole in the roof of a home in Miami. Royal Canadian 21