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CommentBusiness | 7:14 AM on Thursday
The average home price in Canada reached a record $816,720 in February—or $638,144 USD—more than nine times the average household income, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (via Fortune). Home prices in the U.S. over the same period cli
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CommentPolitical | 7:05 AM on Thursday
A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail on Wednesday after finding her guilty in the first of 11 corruption cases she faces, a source with knowledge of the proceedings said.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:51 AM on Thursday
Information-sharing between intelligence officers and police needs an overhaul — and it could start with informing police of the reasons behind national security arrests — says a newly obtained internal report looking at the often fraught relationship
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CommentLaw & Order | 5:51 AM on Thursday
The committee, which will go ahead even if the Conservatives and the Bloc Québécois refuse to join, will have access to all national security documents that explain the firing of two infectious-disease scientists
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CommentBusiness | 8:32 AM on Wednesday
The China National Offshore Oil Corporation has confirmed that a well drilled in the Flemish Pass in 2021 was unsuccessful and that the company is abandoning its efforts to becoming a producer in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil industry.
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CommentBusiness | 8:29 AM on Wednesday
Canada’s working-age population is older than it has ever been, with more than one in five working adults now nearing retirement in a demographic shift that will create significant challenges to the Canadian workforce in the coming decade, according to
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:40 AM on Wednesday
A home in rural Hamilton flying a Confederate flag is drawing the attention of the Canadian-Anti Hate Network, while also concerning a Black resident who lives in the area.
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CommentHealth | 5:53 AM on Wednesday
Public health officials say they're investigating cases of severe liver disease "of unknown origin" among children in Canada as global scientists race to understand a mysterious hepatitis outbreak that has affected more than 160 children.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 12:17 PM on Tuesday
B.C. Premier John Horgan has apologized for swearing on the floor of the legislature on Monday, at the end of a heated question period focusing on health care.
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CommentBusiness | 6:50 AM on Tuesday
Ford has officially started full production of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center. The company compares the significance of the moment to the launch of the Ford Model T. The automaker grabbed a lot of head
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CommentPolitical | 6:36 AM on Tuesday
The RCMP examined the possibility of charging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with fraud after investigating his 2016 family vacation on the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas, according to internal documents concerning the investigation.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:13 AM on Tuesday
B'nai Brith Canada says there were record levels of antisemitism in Canada last year, with sharp increases in Quebec and British Columbia. The group's legal counsel also says universities were 'breeding grounds' for antisemitism.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:11 AM on Tuesday
Quebec authorities are stepping up investigations to flush out residents in la belle province using fake addresses in Ontario to save thousands of dollars in taxes each year.
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CommentPolitical | 5:45 AM on Tuesday
Stone was arrested in 2019 and was convicted of seven felonies. Trump commuted his sentenced and he was later pardoned
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CommentEnvironmental | 5:44 AM on Tuesday
Tesla confirmed that nearly half of all its vehicles produced last quarter are already using cobalt-free iron-phosphate (LFP) batteries. The information also gives us an interesting insight into Tesla’s mix of models, which is generally quite opaque.
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CommentMilitary | 7:03 PM on Monday
A scathing new report on racism in the Canadian Armed Forces says the military is not doing enough to detect and prevent white supremacists and other extremists from infiltrating its ranks.
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CommentMilitary | 9:29 AM on Monday
Charred bodies were left scattered among burnt palms, cars and vans on Sunday after a weekend explosion which killed more than 100 people at an illegal oil refining depot on the border of Nigeria's Rivers and Imo states.
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CommentMilitary | 9:20 AM on Monday
The radar system would be built in southern Canada, according to the briefing. But the system would keep watch on Arctic airspace to detect threats against major U.S. or Canadian cities.
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CommentPolitical | 9:18 AM on Monday
French President Emmanuel Macron won re-election with an impressive 58.5 per cent of the vote. It's not quite the crushing two-thirds of the vote he won five years ago, writes Don Murray, but almost every other winner of the French presidency would have b
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:51 AM on Monday
New documents released Monday by the commission leading the public inquiry into the April 18 and 19, 2020, shooting rampage detail how the gunman created the replica cruiser, gathered other police paraphernalia like uniforms and equipment, and who knew ab
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CommentEnvironmental | 10:22 AM on Sunday
Plastic bags will no longer be available at Walmart stores across Canada, a move some experts say is to get ahead of Ottawa’s proposed ban on disposable plastics slated to take effect later this year.
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CommentPolitical | 10:09 AM on Sunday
France began voting in a presidential run-off election Sunday with repercussions for Europe's future, with centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron the front-runner but fighting a tough challenge from far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
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CommentProvincial Politics | 1:25 AM on Sunday
Premier Doug Ford’s campaign manager Kory Teneycke is recovering at home after crashing his vintage Ferrari near Ottawa, the Star has learned.
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CommentHealth | 7:30 PM on Saturday
In past Ebola outbreaks, fatality rates have varied from 25% to 90% - but effective treatments are now available, and patients who receive care early see their chances of survival improve significantly.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:07 AM on Saturday
Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service said crews have been proceeding carefully because fire damage rendered the structure unsafe for a full-scale search.
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CommentPolitical | 7:01 PM on Friday
The Hudson's Bay Co. (HBC) is giving its iconic flagship building in downtown Winnipeg to an Indigenous organization, a move that is being billed as an act of reconciliation that will include 289 affordable housing units. HBC will gift its Winnipeg buildi
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CommentHealth | 12:24 PM on Friday
While cancer is a genetic disease, the genetic component is just one piece of the puzzle -- and researchers need to consider environmental and metabolic factors as well, according to a research review by a leading expert at the University of Alberta.
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CommentPolitical | 7:18 AM on Friday
Popular crowdfunding platform GoFundMe lobbied members of Parliament behind the scenes before company executives testified publicly before two parliamentary committees looking into the truck convoy protest that paralyzed downtown Ottawa.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:10 AM on Friday
Edmonton Police Service's hate crimes and violent extremism unit is investigating after packages containing an unknown white powder were sent to two mosques over the last week.
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CommentPolitical | 5:58 AM on Friday
British lawmakers on Thursday ordered a parliamentary investigation into Prime Minister Boris Johnson for allegedly lying about whether he broke coronavirus restrictions by attending illegal gatherings during the pandemic.