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Quebec City mosque shooter must get chance at parole after 25 years, Supreme Court rules
Justices found that a sentencing provision that allowed for consecutive25-year blocks of parole ineligibility periods for multiple first-degree murders to be "cruel and unusualpunishment.
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Doug Ford spending billions to expand for-profit LTC homes
The end result is locking decades worth of taxpayer dollars into an antiquated model of elderly care that’s failed during the pandemic.
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CommentTech | 7:02 AM on Friday
The federal government has put out new policy directives for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission aimed at improving competition and giving consumers more options for their telecom services.
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CommentHealth | 6:58 AM on Friday
The health authority in western Manitoba expects to be down 20 doctors by the end of the summer, as it currently struggles with finding staff at two personal care homes and to prevent ERs from closing temporarily.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:53 PM on Thursday
School officials in Scarborough took protective measures by telling hundreds of schoolchildren to hide under their desks, in some cases for about two hours, until danger passed
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CommentBusiness | 11:24 AM on Thursday
The British government unveiled a 15 billion-pound emergency aid package featuring a 25 per cent tax on profits at oil and gas firms, to help offset increases in the cost of living.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:54 AM on Thursday
The deluge of offerings comes after a change last summer to federal law, which made it legal to gamble on individual sporting events. Previously, gamblers had to parlay their bets, or bet on more than one event at a time.
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CommentHealth | 6:44 AM on Thursday
When Frank Gardner found himself sitting on an empty airplane long after everyone else had disembarked, waiting for someone to bring him his wheelchair, he tweeted in exasperation: “It’s happened again.”
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CommentPolitical | 6:38 AM on Thursday
Trucks with horns blaring and a noose dangling from a hand-held prop resembling a gallows were the backdrop of a protest outside a Liberal party fundraiser in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday night that grew so ugly Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to canc
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:43 AM on Thursday
Lawyers representing the families of more than half of the people killed in the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia say they are boycotting four days of public inquiry proceedings in response to a ruling that they will not be able to directly question
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:03 PM on Wednesday
Several parts of the country, including British Columbia and Canada's Maritime provinces, are likely to see wetter-than-normal conditions this summer, according to AccuWeather's annual summer forecast.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:49 AM on Wednesday
A man accused of being a member of the Islamic State helped plot to murder former President George W. Bush in retaliation for waging war against Iraq, the F.B.I. said on Tuesday.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:48 AM on Wednesday
When Canadian tornado expert David Sills studied the forecast on Saturday morning, he never expected the line of storms headed for Windsor, Ont., would soon strengthen into Canada’s first derecho in decades, wreaking havoc across southern Ontario and Qu
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CommentBusiness | 6:46 AM on Wednesday
President Joe Biden authorized the use of Air Force planes for the effort, dubbed “Operation Fly Formula,” because no commercial flights were available.
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CommentPolitical | 5:45 AM on Wednesday
Quebec's majority government held a vote on its language bill and passed the contentious piece of legislation into law.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:20 PM on Tuesday
Travellers who have a flight planned at Victoria International Airport (YYJ) on Tuesday afternoon are being warned of travel disruptions due to police activity.
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CommentLaw & Order | 3:35 PM on Tuesday
The highly coercive and potentially lethal systems of control used against the Uyghurs and other minority groups in China’s internment camps have been revealed in the Xinjiang Police Files - a giant cache of secret documents shared with the BBC.
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CommentEnvironmental | 7:38 AM on Tuesday
The sighting has raised alarms over networks that smuggle exotic animals to India.
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CommentBusiness | 7:36 AM on Tuesday
A Brampton, Ont., man was owed more than $5,200 in airline vouchers after his flights were cancelled in the early days of the pandemic. But instead, his travel agency used them to pay for other people's trips. He's one of thousands of people battling with
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CommentBusiness | 6:57 AM on Tuesday
Canada has begun supplying the world with minerals critical to a greener economy with the country's first rare earth mine delivering concentrated ore.
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CommentPolitical | 6:44 AM on Tuesday
Canada’s intelligence community will need to grapple with the growing influence of anti-democratic forces in the United States — including the threat posed by conservative media outlets like Fox News — says a new report from a task force of int
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CommentPolitical | 6:43 AM on Tuesday
Four crumpled steel transmission towers around Ottawa hint at the scope of the challenge facing crews still working to restore power to tens of thousands of residents three days after the region was swept by storms.
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CommentPolitical | 5:57 AM on Tuesday
Rapid analysis shows situation would be unlikely without global warming.
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CommentMilitary | 6:18 PM on Monday
The email, confirmed as authentic by the Department of National Defence, included a link and contact information for the charity's northern Vancouver Island chapter.
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CommentBusiness | 6:04 PM on Monday
Caroline Dennett tells staff in video she made decision because of ‘double-talk on climate’
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:04 PM on Monday
Male journalists at several major news outlets in Afghanistan have covered their faces on-air in recent days, protesting the Taliban’s order that women, including television presenters, cover their faces in public.   Their moves prompted other
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CommentMilitary | 1:53 PM on Monday
A MEMBER of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has been shot dead outside of his home in Tehran with the Islamic Republic hinting at US-Israeli involvement.
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CommentEnvironmental | 12:13 PM on Sunday
Marineland has banned a number of people from its premises, some of whom have never visited the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction, days before the facility was set to open for the season.
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CommentBusiness | 12:09 PM on Sunday
In their 2022 budget, the federal government committed to creating an Employee Ownership Trust. Our series Work in Progress looks at how EOTs and other worker-owned business models could shake up the Canadian business scene.
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CommentBusiness | 11:59 AM on Sunday
At least 5 people died as a probable “derecho” swept through Ontario and Quebec.
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CommentLifestyle | 6:14 PM on Saturday
Before Michelle Gagnon figured out her that her cat liked playing fetch outside in the snow, Bodhi was a skittish kitten.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:11 PM on Saturday
Twenty "high end rally cars" travelling from Vancouver to Calgary for a race were intercepted and ticketed earlier this month for erratic driving, according to Mounties.