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April 26, 2018 3:36 PM Board fight brewing at DavidsTea

Montreal-based DavidsTea says co-founder Herschel Segal is trying to gain control of the board without paying a premium by pushing the election of seven director nominees at its annual meeting June 14. The board of DavidsTea is fighting back against a co-founder's attempt to replace them with a dissident slate of nominees. In a statement today, the Montreal-based 6

April 22, 2018 2:03 PM North Korea nukes, Russia tension set to top G7 foreign ministers’ talks in Toronto

Chrystia Freeland and Taro Kono signed an efficiency agreement that will allow each other’s militaries to share equipment during joint exercises in Canada, Japan and elsewhere. Their meeting comes days after North Korea pledged to suspend testing of its nuclear and long-range missiles and close its nuclear test site, and days ahead of this week’s historic 7

April 20, 2018 6:40 PM Kadri calls three-game suspension ‘a little harsh’ on eve of return

Maple Leafs hope forward gives them a boost after sitting out for a bodycheck on Boston’s Tommy Wingels. “It’s exciting to get back in,” said Kadri. “I’m champing at the bit the last couple of games. It’s been hard to watch knowing you could be out there trying to help, trying to make an impact. “He’s a good player, and it’s unfortunate for him he missed 9

April 20, 2018 5:25 PM Commonwealth leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen

Decision comes despite calls for the role to be rotated around organization's 53 member states Prince Charles was approved to succeed Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a Friday meeting of the group's heads of government in the British town of Windsor. "We recognize the role of the Queen in championing the Commonwealth and its peoples," the Commonwealth 6

April 19, 2018 8:08 PM Alberta hockey player paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash returns home to celebrate 19th birthday

Ryan Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan on April 6. “He’s doing pretty good ... but I’d say it’s going to be an uphill battle — he’s still, every day, trying to make his feet move,” said Tom Straschnitzki, Ryan’s father. Tom said he plans 10

April 18, 2018 10:13 PM Trump cites ‘very big deficit’ with Japan during Abe visit

During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s two-day visit, Donald Trump appeared to be seeking to reassure him of the pair’s close alliance as the president prepares for a historic summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. The Trump-Abe summit has played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade. Japan has raised 15

April 18, 2018 2:31 PM Chemical watchdog rejects Russia’s claim of 2nd nerve agent found in U.K. city where ex-spy was poisoned

Britain says Russia carried out the nerve agent attack by smearing a Soviet-developed nerve agent known as Novichok on a door handle at Sergei Skripal’s house in Salisbury. Moscow denies involvement. Britain’s representative to the OPCW, Ambassador Peter Wilson, slammed the Russian foreign minister’s comments as a breach of the treaty outlawing chemical 16

April 17, 2018 7:15 AM South Korean officials may visit North Korea before summit

President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un scheduled to meet next week South Korean security officials may visit North Korea ahead of the first summit since 2007 if more high-level talks are necessary, a Seoul official said on Tuesday, with the South hoping the North will reaffirm its commitment to denuclearize. After meeting North Korean 16

April 16, 2018 12:12 PM Justin Trudeau discusses Mali peacekeeping mission with Michaelle Jean

Former Canadian governor general Michaelle Jean thanked Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French colony and current member of the Francophonie, adding: “The Sahel region, for Mali and for all of us, is a question of high importance.” She went on to thank Canada for agreeing to send forces to Mali, which is a former French 12

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 14