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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 12:04 PM ‘All of us should be ashamed’: Anger after Raymond Cormier’s acquittal in death of Tina Fontaine

Supporters plan to hold a walk in Winnipeg in support of the 15-year-old girl, who Indigenous leaders say was completely let down by the social safety net that was supposed to protect her. WINNIPEG—Supporters of Tina Fontaine plan to hold a walk in Winnipeg today to honour the girl a day after the man accused of killing her was found not guilty. A jury acquitted 7

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 3:30 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 20, 2018 7:04 PM Nova Scotia human rights inquiry hears lack of supported housing led to 15-year hospital stay for woman with disabilities

Beth MacLean was originally transferred to the hospital from a facility for people with development disabilities on the understanding she would be at the hospital for a year. HALIFAX—A human rights inquiry heard today that a Nova Scotia woman with intellectual disabilities was deemed ready to leave a psychiatric hospital but remained for 15 years due to a lack of an appropriate 14

February 20, 2018 5:42 PM Edmonton man charged with uttering threats against PM on social media

Robert Dale Kerr, 41, is also prohibited from leaving Alberta and from using social media An Edmonton man has been charged with uttering threats on social media against the Canadian government, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Robert Dale Kerr, 41, was taken into custody on Feb. 15 and will appear in provincial court in Edmonton on Thursday 18

February 20, 2018 3:12 PM Trump says investigation into Russia election interference is Democrats’ ‘excuse’ for losing

The President accused Barack Obama of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling because Barack Obama anticipated Hillary Clinton winning and “he didn’t want to ‘rock the boat.’” WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump tweets that’s 15

February 19, 2018 6:05 PM Hedley withdraws from Junos, plans to discuss ‘how we have let some people down’

The Canadian band withdrew from the Juno awards in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations that had been circulated by anonymous social media users. The members of the embattled rock band Hedley say they have withdrawn from consideration for three awards at this year’s Junos and plan to “talk about how we have let some people down, and what we intend 15