Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Family and community members gathered in Toronto Saturday at a vigil for two-year-old Crystal Mirogho, who died after an air conditioning unit fell from an 8th floor apartment window on Monday. Mourners remembered her as a sweet and loving child w...
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Ceremony for 30th anniversary of École Polytechnique massacre held in Montreal

Ceremony for 30th anniversary of École Polytechnique massacre held in Montreal

On Dec. 6, 1989, a gunman murdered 14 women in an anti-feminist attack at a Montreal engineering school. Fourteen beams of light were projected over the Montreal skyline as the names of the 14 women whose lives were taken were read aloud. Dignitar...
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Events, including book launch, mark sombre 30th anniversary of Polytechnique massacre

Events, including book launch, mark sombre 30th anniversary of Polytechnique massacre

Sombre events marked the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, an anti-feminist assault that left 14 women dead at Montreal's Ecole polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989. In addition to a wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial for the victims, a book w...
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Public safety minister says list of guns being banned to come out soon

Public safety minister says list of guns being banned to come out soon

Thirty years after the deadly shooting at Montreal's Ecole polytechnique, which resulted in the deaths of 14 women, Canada's public safety minister says a list of weapons the federal government wants to ban will be coming soon. But Bill Blair says...
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New Nunavut MP asks about climate change in first question period

New Nunavut MP asks about climate change in first question period

Rookie NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq asks the Liberal government about its climate change plans as part of her first question in the House of Commons. Qaqqaq, who is Inuk and represents Nunavut, accuses the Liberals of putting the needs of companies ahea...
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Singh questions Trudeau on pharmacare, Indigenous child welfare

Singh questions Trudeau on pharmacare, Indigenous child welfare

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh rises for the first time in question period since the Oct. 21 federal election to press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the Liberals’ plans for pharmacare. Trudeau is also pressed about his government’s actions around ...
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Trudeau, Scheer clash in first question period since election

Trudeau, Scheer clash in first question period since election

The first question period following the Oct. 21 federal election saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer clash over the country’s latest jobs numbers — and just how much blame the federal government should take for it.
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Ford touts climate plan in face of criticism

Ford touts climate plan in face of criticism

Ontario Premier Doug Ford defends his government’s climate plan in the face of new criticism that the province will fall short of its 2030 goal for emissions reductions. Ford says Ontario is on track to meet its targets, touting technology and nuc...
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Nova Scotia bans flavoured e-cigarettes

Nova Scotia bans flavoured e-cigarettes

Nova Scotia has announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, while Ontario continues to mull the idea of doing the same. The move by the Nova Scotian government follows a nationwide clampdown on vaping. A 2016-17 survey suggested 37 per cent of Nova...
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Federal leaders mark Ecole Polytechnique anniversary in House of Commons

Federal leaders mark Ecole Polytechnique anniversary in House of Commons

Thirty years after a misogynist with a gun killed 14 female engineering students at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and opposition leaders spoke about the massacre and its legacy as the House of Commons returned to bu...
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Opposition leaders react to the Liberal government's throne speech

Opposition leaders react to the Liberal government's throne speech

Opposition leaders had a lot to say about the minority Liberal government's speech from the throne. The government will need some measure of support from the opposition benches to carry its agenda forward.
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Liberal throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs, welcome their ideas

Liberal throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs, welcome their ideas

Justin Trudeau has launched his second mandate — and a new era of minority Liberal government — with a throne speech light on details but heavy on the need for all parties to work together. The speech from the throne, penned by the Prime Minister'...
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B.C. joins rest of Canada in eliminating medical premiums for health care

B.C. joins rest of Canada in eliminating medical premiums for health care

B.C. residents will stop paying monthly medical-service premiums for health care as of January. The premiums have also been scrapped for employers, but they'll have to pay a so-called Employer Health Tax, based on total payroll. Premier John Horga...
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Live-action 'Mulan' trailer released by Disney

Live-action 'Mulan' trailer released by Disney

Disney has released the full trailer for the live-action "Mulan" film. The adaptation of the 1998 animated movie hits theatres on March 27. It sees Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei play the leading role of Hua Mulan. The plot centres on Mulan di...
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China’s ambassador rejects accusations country is abusing Muslims

China’s ambassador rejects accusations country is abusing Muslims

China’s ambassador to Canada, Cong Peiwu, said reports that hundreds of thousands of Muslims living in China are being abused or kept in concentration camps are not real. He said the local government of Xinjiang is conducting counter-terrorism mea...
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Social media reacts to Joe Biden using footage of Trudeau mocking Trump in new attack ad

Social media reacts to Joe Biden using footage of Trudeau mocking Trump in new attack ad

A video of Justin Trudeau gossiping with other world leaders about Donald Trump is featuring in an advertisement for the U.S. president's leading political rival. The ad went viral on Twitter and has been viewed millions of times. Thousands of Twi...
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Trudeau meets new premier of Northwest Territories

Trudeau meets new premier of Northwest Territories

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane for the first time. Trudeau in brief remarks talks about areas where the two governments can work together, and Cochrane remarks how she will be an ally to th...
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Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

Nova Scotia Health Minister Randy Delorey has announced the province will be the first to ban sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices — as of April 1, 2020. Strict new measures were recently adopted in Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and...
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Demand for transplants outpaces organ donations: report

Demand for transplants outpaces organ donations: report

A new report suggests that organ transplants are on the rise in Canada, but wait times continue to cost patients their lives. The report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information says the number of transplant procedures increased by 33 per ...
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Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane talks about the idea of an 'insurance' rate cut

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane talks about the idea of an 'insurance' rate cut

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says the Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China. Lane made the comments a day after the Bank of Canada announced it ...
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Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber has apologized in a post on Instagram for making racist remarks in the past. In a post on Dec. 3, Bieber addressed his “shortcomings,” saying his goal was to "take ownership." According to the 25-year-old singer, his mistakes were du...
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Alex Trebek to get Canadian Academy honour

Alex Trebek to get Canadian Academy honour

Alex Trebek will receive special honours from the organization behind the Canadian Screen Awards next year. Trebek will receive the Academy Icon Award "for his exceptional ongoing contribution to the media industry." The Sudbury, Ont.,-native has ...
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Money Monitor: Don't neglect your finances at the end of the year

Money Monitor: Don't neglect your finances at the end of the year

You may be reluctant to add one more item to an already daunting holiday to-do list, but financial experts want to make sure your financial plan doesn't get neglected in the year-end rush as 2019 comes to a close. Mike Laughton, a financial planne...
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A brief history of bumps in Trudeau's and Trump's relationship

A brief history of bumps in Trudeau's and Trump's relationship

The latest bump in the relationship between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump played out on the public stage of an international summit this week. But the leaders of two of the world's closest allies have had their pri...
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Ontario not on track to achieve emissions reductions targets: auditor

Ontario not on track to achieve emissions reductions targets: auditor

Ontario's auditor general says the province's climate change plan is unlikely to meet its emissions reductions targets — and the government acknowledges it. Bonnie Lysyk says in her annual report that under the current plan, greenhouse gas emissio...
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