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Quebec's François Legault says more immigration would be 'suicidal' | Financial Post
Executives are at odds with Quebec Premier François Legault when it comes to immigrationRead more.
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Canada just lost its title as the best country in the world — here's why
The annual Best Countries Report revealed that Canada has lost the top spot to a nation that also sports a red and white flag.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:56 AM on Thursday
As the cost of living soars in Canada, students are feeling the pinch like many others. Universities and student associations are doubling own on their efforts to help by offering food banks, "care cupboards" and buses to grocery stores.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 6:28 AM on Thursday
It was a simple screengrab of a text message saying François Legault was booed out of a restaurant in Beauceville, posted to a popular Facebook group and shared thousands of times. Except it didn’t happen.
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CommentMilitary | 6:27 AM on Thursday
The US scrambled an F-15 jet to shoot down an Iranian drone that appeared to be heading towards US forces in Erbil, Iraq, on Wednesday, a US official told CNN.
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CommentPolitical | 5:53 AM on Thursday
Three Ottawa women say they were left traumatized after giving birth in hospitals across Canada, where child welfare authorities threatened to, or actually took their newborns away without explanation. Today, they say they are victims of birth alerts but
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CommentBusiness | 5:52 AM on Thursday
More electric cars will be sold in the country this year than in the rest of the world combined, as its domestic market accelerates ahead of the global competition.
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CommentBusiness | 5:51 AM on Thursday
An all-electric passenger plane made by Washington-based company Eviation completed its first test flight. It’s a big step forward for the nascent electric aviation industry.
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:56 PM on Wednesday
Jeremy Mackenzie has a sizeable following on social media and regularly livestreams under the moniker 'Raging Dissident' for hours at a time across multiple platforms.
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CommentHealth | 3:42 PM on Wednesday
OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is demanding an end to the vaccine mandate for military members, but his health critic suggested the situation might need a more nuanced approach. Last week, Poilievre called for an end to the COVID-19 vacci
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CommentMisc World | 9:37 AM on Wednesday
Hardline President Ebrahim Raisi planned a television address to the nation on Wednesday amid a tide of anti-government unrest in Iran, with protesters chanting "death to the dictator," after the death of a young woman in police custody.
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CommentEnvironmental | 9:33 AM on Wednesday
The Chetamon Mountain wildfire in Jasper National Park will continue to burn in a controlled manner to help revitalize ecological growth, Parks Canada says.
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CommentEnvironmental | 6:51 AM on Wednesday
A landslide triggered by record rainfall significantly damaged three homes, prompted the evacuation of about a dozen residents and caused power outages in downtown Juneau, Alaska's capital city.
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CommentTech | 6:32 AM on Wednesday
The CRTC implemented SHAKEN/STIR technology in November. Why are people still receiving spam calls?
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CommentTech | 5:43 AM on Wednesday
From Abbotsford to Sandspit, Port Alberni to Blue River, daily temperature records fell in most areas of the province on Monday.
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CommentMisc World | 7:20 PM on Tuesday
Iranian riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in dozens of cities on Tuesday, state media and social media said, amid continuing protests over the death of a young Iranian woman in police custody.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:48 PM on Tuesday
Dog rescue organizations hope Canada will have a change of heart over its ban on street dogs from over 100 countries, most of them in Africa, Central and South America, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. The past president of the Canadian Veterinar
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CommentProvincial Politics | 3:39 PM on Tuesday
The party hopes a new name will help end the confusion between it and the Liberal Party of Canada, with which it has no affiliation.
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CommentLaw & Order | 2:31 PM on Tuesday
Jeremy MacKenzie, the leader of an online community called Diagolon, says he was drunk when he joked about sexually assaulting the Conservative leader’s wife during a live broadcast on Friday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 10:42 AM on Tuesday
A strengthening Hurricane Ian's rain and winds lashed Cuba's western tip, where authorities have evacuated 50,000 people, as it became a major Category 3 storm early Tuesday. It could gain even more strength in the Gulf of Mexico as it reaches Florida's w
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CommentBusiness | 8:54 AM on Tuesday
The British pound fell to its lowest level against the U.S. dollar since 1985 before bouncing back on Monday, as investors digest the U.K. government's plans to stimulate the economy by cutting taxes.
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CommentPolitical | 8:51 AM on Tuesday
A series of unusual leaks on two natural gas pipelines running from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany triggered concerns about possible sabotage Tuesday, with Swedish officials indicating underwater seismic activity may have occurred as a result.
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CommentPolitical | 1:15 PM on Monday
'People can attack my politics, they can call me names, they can protest my ideas and what I stand for. But threatening my wife and family is appalling and I…
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CommentPolitical | 6:52 AM on Monday
Even some long-time Greens are now publicly asking whether the party can survive if it continues to tear itself apart.
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CommentMilitary | 6:47 AM on Monday
Canada is expanding a facility it uses in Scotland to ship weapons and other aid to eastern Europe and Ukraine, as that country calls for more aid.
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CommentPolitical | 6:41 AM on Monday
The far-right leader may have little impact on European politics, says Guardian US columnist Cas Mudde
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:00 AM on Monday
The federal government is dropping all COVID-19 measures at borders, meaning travellers will no longer need to provide proof of vaccination when entering Canada or wear masks on planes and trains, Ottawa announced today.
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CommentScience | 5:59 AM on Monday
A person may take knowing the local time for granted, but an official review revealed that there is no single, accurate map showing the nation's time zones and local observance of Daylight Saving Time.
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CommentShowbiz | 10:17 AM on Sunday
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has cancelled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia’s war against Ukraine, Polish media reported Saturday. An official with the Tauron Arena in Krakow, where Waters was scheduled to perfo
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CommentPolitical | 10:16 AM on Sunday
Italians are voting today in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fuelling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West's resolve to stand united against Russi
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CommentPolitical | 10:15 AM on Sunday
As communities on the south Labrador brace for post-tropical storm Fiona, communities in southwestern Newfoundland are dealing with its aftermath.
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CommentTech | 5:37 PM on Friday
Pizza Hut has lots of people who deliver pizzas for them.