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February 24, 2018 6:33 AM Speedskating Kim Boutin named Canada's flagbearer for closing ceremony

The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., won three medals in short-track — a silver in the 1,000 metres and bronze in the 500 and 1,500. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Kim Boutin will be Canada’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., carried on Canada’s strong tradition in short-track speedskating 6

February 23, 2018 9:00 AM Judge to decide whether La Loche shooter will be sentenced as youth or adult

A provincial court judge will decide today if the teen who pleaded guilty in the 2016 shooting spree in La Loche, Sask., will be sentenced as a youth or an adult. More than two years after the La Loche teen went on a rampage that left four people dead and seven others wounded in the remote community northwest of Saskatoon, two different portraits of him have emerged 6

February 22, 2018 11:41 PM Jaspal Atwal, B.C. man at centre of media storm over Trudeau invite, likes posing with politicians

Atwal has posed for photos with Liberal cabinet ministers and former leaders - and even Wayne Gretzky Jaspal Atwal, right, posed with Sophie Gregoire Trudeau at a event with Indian film stars in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Name withheld upon request) Trudeau's minister of infrastructure and communities, Amarjeet Sohi, left, also posed with Atwal in Mumbai. (Name 9

February 22, 2018 6:21 PM Arthur Black, longtime CBC Radio host and author, dead after fight with cancer

SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C.—Beloved Canadian broadcaster and humorist Arthur Black has died at age 74. A statement on his website says the former CBC Radio host died Wednesday at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island, B.C., after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Black spent 30 years at the CBC, where he hosted the Saturday morning radio program Basic 8

February 22, 2018 5:16 PM ‘Your brain is not functioning’: Jimmy Kimmel rips Parkland conspiracy theorists and Donald Trump Jr

Jimmy Kimmel called out conspiracy theorists attacking the credibility of a group of Florida teenagers who, overnight, have become some of the most vocal advocates for gun control, after a lone gunman killed 17 people at their high school. “These are kids who should be applauded. Even if you don’t agree with them, they should be applauded. But unfortunately 9

February 22, 2018 4:33 PM Parallel: A family-run restaurant that showcases the taste of tahini

The three Ozery brothers' new restaurant has a menu that features fresh, cold-pressed sesame butter as a key ingredient. New food businesses love to hang their concept on a hot new food trend. Splashy pics and an interesting narrative will have us craving charcoal ice cream, and loaded poutine and pierogies. The brothers behind Parallel, a new restaurant 9

February 22, 2018 3:38 PM CTV's The Launch gets picked up for a potential British version

Sony Pictures Television buys rights to distribute the music series in the U.K. the day after the Canadian version ends its first season. A British version of original Canadian TV series The Launch could be on its way. Sony Pictures Television has acquired distribution rights to the format with plans to have its production company, Electric Ray, produce 9

February 22, 2018 3:30 PM Trudeau faces more trouble on India trip after invitation error, reports of snub by Indian PM Modi

Justin Trudeau’s trip to India has drawn criticism after a convicted attempted murder was invited to a reception, something the PMO says was a mistake, and reports that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is snubbing his Canadian counterpart. OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s turbulent trip to India is drawing domestic political criticism and raising eyebrows 9

February 22, 2018 12:28 AM Quebecor going to court to fight financial assistance for media competitor

The media conglomerate has filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court to have the provincial government decree that gives $10 million in repayable financial assistance to Groupe Capitales Medias declared null and void. MONTREAL—Quebecor Inc. wants the courts to strike down a provincial government decree that gives $10 million in repayable financial assistance 12

February 21, 2018 2:35 PM Syrian forces extend assault on rebel-held suburbs as new airstrikes kill 10

At least 260 people have been killed since Sunday night, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group. BEIRUT—New airstrikes and shelling of the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said, adding 19