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’I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who jumped naked into Toronto shark tank
David Weaver was arrested and charged in October of last yearfour days after the alleged incident.
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Gun bans
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a re-elected government would ban semi-automatic assault weapons and allow municipalities to restrictor prohibithandguns.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:09 AM on Saturday
The department of land resources says it has notified the RCMP and wants cutting operations to cease near Port Blandford until it can get more information on the physical threats.
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CommentReligion | 11:36 AM on Friday
RCMP say they were just doing their duty when they asked a Sikh man to remove his turban while he was being held at the Surrey detachment.
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CommentShowbiz | 11:25 AM on Friday
Late-night talk show hosts south of the border landed a few body blows.
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CommentShowbiz | 11:20 AM on Friday
Canada Post says it will produce four million stamps, a number it believes will be sufficient for fans and collectors worldwide. They will be available to the public as of Saturday — which would have been Cohen’s 85th birthday
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CommentUncle Sam | 10:47 AM on Friday
The Education Department has ordered Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to remake the Middle East studies program run jointly by the two schools after concluding that it was offering students a biased curriculum that, amon
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CommentPolitical | 4:50 PM on Thursday
'It’s like putting a monument to killers on the top of the graves of their victims,' said an official from the Ukrainian Jewish Committee based in Kiev
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CommentScience | 1:04 PM on Thursday
Scientists say they've deciphered features of the skull and some other details of a mysterious, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA.
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CommentMisc World | 1:03 PM on Thursday
Iran's foreign minister warned Thursday that any attack on his country over a drone-and-missile strike on Saudi Arabia's oil industry will result in "all-out war."
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:40 AM on Thursday
The anonymous man had sued the actor for sexual battery and assault, among other things.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 7:14 AM on Thursday
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the government will consult with the private sector on how plastic bags can be eliminated, although he would not give a time frame for when that might happen.
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CommentHealth | 6:08 PM on Wednesday
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CommentLifestyle | 4:46 PM on Wednesday
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, wore brownface makeup to a party at the private school where he was teaching in the spring of 2001. TIME has obtained a photograph of the incident.
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CommentMisc World | 9:26 AM on Wednesday
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran in the latest U.S. move to pressure Tehran, which U.S. officials allege probably carried out a crippling weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities.
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CommentHealth | 9:27 AM on Wednesday
A new Canadian study found that young cannabis users had higher levels of the brain protein associated with stress and anxiety in new research that may shed more light on potential effects of cannabis use on developing brains.
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CommentHealth | 9:22 AM on Wednesday
As consumer interest in CBD grows ahead of the Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals,here's a primer to answer common questions about its health claims for seizures, pain and other conditions.
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CommentPolitical | 9:19 AM on Wednesday
The NDP is promising free dental care for households making under $70,000 starting next year if it wins a mandate in this fall's federal election.
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CommentPolitical | 9:18 AM on Wednesday
The federal Conservatives say they can find $1.5 billion in savings each year by eliminating some of the federal funding received by businesses.
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CommentPolitical | 9:16 AM on Wednesday
The Liberals are offering new financial supports for seniors, promising a 10 per cent boost to Old Age Security (OAS) at age 75 and a 25 per cent increase to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for widows.
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CommentMisc World | 8:48 AM on Wednesday
A big-hearted gesture by a plumber has gone viral after he waived the fee for work on a dying woman’s home heating system.
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CommentEnvironmental | 12:12 AM on Wednesday
Canadians already suspicious of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's carbon tax are likely be even more suspicious given a report by Ottawa-based Blacklock's Reporter that Environment Canada omitted a century's worth of observed weather data in developing its
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:29 AM on Tuesday
Xiaoning Sui, a 48-year-old Surrey resident, was arrested in Spain and remains in custody after being charged.
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CommentSports | 11:23 AM on Tuesday
Olympic double-gold medalist Kaillie Humphries has lost her bid to be released from the Canadian bobsleigh team to compete for the United States.Justice Charlene Anderson on Tuesday rejected an injunction application filed by Humphries seeking a court ord
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CommentFunny | 10:35 AM on Tuesday
Elizabeth May likens the fight against climate change to the Dunkirk evacuations. But historians say she has many of her facts wrong.
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CommentSports | 10:18 AM on Tuesday
Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries has been denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by a Calgary judge who found the governing body has the discretion to decide whether to allow an athlete to compete for another country.
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CommentPolitical | 10:18 AM on Tuesday
A Canadian civil liberties group has launched an urgent application against the Trudeau government in the name of free speech, the Sun has learned.The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), a non-partisan charity, states in documents prepared for the Ont
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CommentHealth | 2:45 AM on Tuesday
Birth tourism is on the rise in Canada, with new data suggesting that 1.4 per cent of all births in the country involve non-resident mothers.
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CommentStrange | 2:43 AM on Tuesday
A NEW legal ban on eating dogs has been blocked by Justice Ministry bureaucrats for fear of offending cultural sensitivities in the Far East.
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CommentPolitical | 6:47 PM on Monday
People's Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier secured an invitation Monday to two official leaders' debates in October.
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CommentMisc World | 2:47 PM on Monday
Bomb-sniffing dogs sent from the United States to its Middle Eastern ally Jordan are falling ill and dying due to poor treatment and negligence, a federal investigation has found.
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CommentFunny | 8:54 AM on Monday
Her father 'left his family with a house full of crap, 300 pounds of birdseed and dead houseplants that they have no idea what to do with'