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Families still waiting to hear from Thunder Bay police on fate of 9 cases recommended for reinvestigation - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:33:27 EDT
Victoria Gliddy and Delilah Ostamus

Three months after Ontario's police watchdog called for the reinvestigation of nine cases involving the deaths of Indigenous people, the families of the victims are still waiting to hear from the Thunder Bay police on what the service plans to do next.

Vancouver casino dealers fired for cheating, collusion - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 EDT
Cheating at play

Records obtained by CBC reveal three dealers at Vancouver's recently opened Parq Casino were fired last year for "collusion" with players — giving them thousands of dollars worth of chips.

Sask. city reverses decision on group home after public outcry - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:16:47 EDT
Protest after disability group home rejected by council

The city council of Weyburn, Sask., has reversed a controversial decision about a group home. Today council members voted unanimously to allow the home for people with physical and intellectual disabilities to be built in one of the city's newer neighbourhoods.

Fact-checking Ontario education minister's controversial comments on class size - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:18:32 EDT
Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson

Ontario's education minister says larger classes will help students who are lacking coping skills and resilience. But the best research on this topic is decidedly mixed.

Over 600 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in first 6 months of 2018 - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:04:55 EDT
Fentanyl Powder

More than 600 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in the first six months of last year, new numbers reveal, as overdose prevention sites await word on whether they can continue to operate in the province beyond Sunday.

Quebec public school teachers, principals to be banned from wearing religious symbols: report - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:01:20 EDT
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Sources have told Radio-Canada the provincial government's secularism bill, expected to be tabled this week, will go further than was initially expected.

Her baby needs cancer treatment in the U.S., but this mom can't go with him - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 05:30:00 EDT
elias and sajia

Sajia Yaqobi's son needs life-saving treatment in Boston, but she can't accompany him unless her citizenship is rushed.

'Scott should not have died': Inquest begins into fatal Radiohead stage collapse - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 06:10:45 EDT
Scott Johnson

Drum technician Scott Johnson died on stage when the roof came "crashing down quickly and without warning," a coroner's chief counsel testifies at the inquest into the stage collapse before a Radiohead concert in Toronto nearly seven years ago.

RCMP not investigating Winnipeg cannabis producer that sold unauthorized weed - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:13:42 EDT
Medical Marijuana Plant Count

A Winnipeg cannabis producer left reeling after it sold illegal product will face no criminal charges from the RCMP. Instead, Bonify is left with a new challenge as a former executive stripped of his job after the unauthorized product was discovered is suing the company for wrongful dismissal.

Infuriated parents want vice-principal fired after students' underwear inspected - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:55:00 EDT
Richelle Foster, who has two girls who go to the school, wants the educator involved fired.

Manitoba’s education minister has asked a school division to investigate after elementary school students were asked to show their underwear to their school’s vice-principal.

No, b'y: Local artist says Pepsi distributor ripped off his design for 'nearly identical' product - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:51:09 EDT
Yes b'y pins

A local artist who created Yes By pins is accusing a soft drink production company of manufacturing and distributing a similar version of his product.

U of T gets $100M donation for innovation centre studying AI - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:30:00 EDT
Toronto - U of T Innovation Centre

The University of Toronto is receiving the biggest donation in its history — money that will go towards studying artificial intelligence and how it affects society at large. 

Sex offender in Brampton under 'toughest' available restrictions, public safety minister says - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:56:23 EDT
Madilyn Harks

Canada's public safety minister is offering reassurances to a community pushing back against the release of a sex offender convicted of crimes against young children.

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest released from prison pending appeal outcome - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:45:52 EDT
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Charest has appealed all 37 counts for which he was convicted, as well as his sentence of 12 years in prison, arguing the Crown itself has conceded 20 of the counts against him should be thrown out.

Family who helped Edward Snowden arrives in Canada - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:02:26 EDT
Cda Snowden Refugees 20190325

U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden says he is relieved one of the families who helped hide him when he was on the run in Hong Kong in 2013 has been granted refugee status in Canada. 


Refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong arrives in Canada - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:47:00 -0400
A woman who escaped violence and human trafficking, and helped shelter former CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden when he fled to Hong Kong, has arrived in Canada with her daughter after being granted refugee status.
Famed Nova Scotia treasure hunter did it his way, reverend tells funeral - Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:49:19 -0400
An American man who dedicated his life to finding treasure on Nova Scotia's Oak Island was remembered Monday as a larger-than-life figure who became a pillar in the community he made home for more than 50 years.
Attempted abductions of Toronto teens prompt police safety alert - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:20:00 -0400
After reports of unknown men following teenage girls home in two separate incidents, Toronto police have issued a public safety alert and call the incidents "very disturbing."
Montreal priest sentenced to eight years for sexually abusing two boys - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:54:52 -0400
Rev. Brian Boucher was impassive as Quebec court Judge Patricia Compagnone announced Monday she agreed with a joint sentencing recommendation from the Crown and defence, calling the eight-year federal prison term neither lenient nor unduly harsh.
Ontario lawyer fired after claiming 14- and 15-year-old girls are 'sexually mature' - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:08:00 -0400
The lawyer for an Ontario children’s aid society has been fired after claiming a 14- or 15-year-old girl is a “sexually mature young woman,” not a child.
Quebec taxi drivers decry industry overhaul they say will force them into bankruptcy - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:14:00 -0400
Thousands of furious taxi drivers clogged streets and caused major traffic jams in Montreal and Quebec City Monday, claiming the government's decision to overhaul the industry will drive many of them into bankruptcy.
Kidnapped Chinese student: Van located but man still missing - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:08:00 -0400
Toronto-area police have located the minivan that a Chinese national was stuffed into against his will on Saturday night, but there is still no sign of the victim and police say the kidnappers’ motive remains unclear.
Judge rules Omar Khadr's sentence has expired - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:10:00 -0400
An Alberta judge has ruled that a war crimes sentence for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr has expired.
Man charged with second-degree murder in death of child in Saskatchewan - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:07:50 -0400
A man in Saskatchewan has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a toddler.
Apple's subscription news service has several Canadian media partners at launch - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:07:00 -0400
Apple Inc. has announced its new subscription news service for Canada.





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