Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

Sentencing delayed for woman who threw chair from Toronto highrise balcony

A dispute over whether a young woman who threw a chair off a downtown Toronto highrise balcony posted the video to social media has delayed her criminal case, upsetting the presiding judge. Marcella Zoia, 20, pleaded guilty to mischief causing dan...
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Foreign affairs minister on spring break and coronavirus

Foreign affairs minister on spring break and coronavirus

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne says people should think carefully about possible travel plans for spring break in light of the spread of the new coronavirus overseas. Large numbers of confirmed cases of the virus have recentl...
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What to stream for the month of March

What to stream for the month of March

Here's a look at several film and TV series worth adding to your must-see lists in March
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Conservatives slam Liberals over blockades, Teck Frontier mine cancellation

Conservatives slam Liberals over blockades, Teck Frontier mine cancellation

Armed with public ire over ongoing rail and road blockades and concern over a decision by Tech Frontier to cancel its proposed mine project in Alberta, Conservatives pressed government on its plan to support Canada's oil and gas sector during ques...
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Liberal cabinet ministers scrum on blockades after cabinet meeting

Liberal cabinet ministers scrum on blockades after cabinet meeting

Federal cabinet ministers say they understand there is growing frustration caused by ongoing rail and road disruptions, but they also stress the only way to peacefully resolve the crisis is through negotiation. Economic Development Minister Melani...
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Government warned agriculture sector near tipping point due to blockades

Government warned agriculture sector near tipping point due to blockades

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture says the sector is near the tipping point as blockades erected to protest a pipeline project in B.C. continue to cause havoc with Canada’s rail system. Speaking in Ottawa on Tuesday, CFA president Mary Robins...
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New blockade suspends rail service west of Toronto

New blockade suspends rail service west of Toronto

Protesters have set up a blockade on popular commuter rail line near Hamilton halting passenger train service. A Metrolinx spokeswoman says GO Train service near Hamilton has been affected as well as all points west on the route to Niagara Falls, ...
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Canadians advised to check for coronavirus cases before planning overseas trips

Canadians advised to check for coronavirus cases before planning overseas trips

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is advising Canadians to "check before you go" when it comes to the coronavirus and overseas trips. The advice comes weeks before March break, when many Canadians will travel overseas.
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Wet'suwet'en supporters defy injunction and return to B.C. legislature

Wet'suwet'en supporters defy injunction and return to B.C. legislature

About 300 supporters of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs who oppose a pipeline across their traditional territories gathered at the B.C. legislature Monday night in defiance of a court injunction prohibiting similar actions. Victoria Police offi...
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Federal environment minister confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold carbon tax

Federal environment minister confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold carbon tax

After the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled that the national carbon tax erodes provincial jurisdiction, federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said he believes the Supreme Court of Canada will ultimately uphold the pricing scheme.
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Ministers present new law on medically assisted dying

Ministers present new law on medically assisted dying

The Liberal government has introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for intolerably ill Canadians to get medical help to end their lives. Health Minister Patty Hajdu, with Justice Minister David Lametti and Disability Inclusion Minister Ca...
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Kenney, Notley speak on Teck Resources Mine Pullout

Kenney, Notley speak on Teck Resources Mine Pullout

Premier Jason Kenney says the decision by Teck Resources to not proceed with a massive oilsands mining project is the direct result of federal dithering on the approval process and recent rail line blockades by protesters. Opposition NDP Leader Ra...
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Feds waiting for word from B.C. chiefs to call off blockades

Feds waiting for word from B.C. chiefs to call off blockades

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Monday he is more committed than ever to finding a peaceful resolution to the protests blocking rail lines. Miller said the RCMP met the chiefs demand to close their office on the traditional territory...
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Scheer, Trudeau point fingers over energy development

Scheer, Trudeau point fingers over energy development

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is blaming the Liberal government over Teck Resources' decision to suspend plans for a major new oilsands mine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Conservatives do not understand that building the economy and ...
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B.C. records 981 overdose deaths last year, down 36 per cent from 2018

B.C. records 981 overdose deaths last year, down 36 per cent from 2018

B.C.'s Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe says illicit drug overdoses killed 981 people last year, which represents about 2.7 deaths a day. She says the numbers of overdose deaths are down 36 per cent compared to 2018, but they are virtually the same as ...
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Feds urged to increase diversity in senior ranks of public service

Feds urged to increase diversity in senior ranks of public service

The federal government was urged Monday to increase the amount of diversity within the senior ranks of the public service. The call came during a gathering of black public servants, who urged more action to eliminate racism and discrimination with...
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Seventh coronavirus case confirmed in B.C.

Seventh coronavirus case confirmed in B.C.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says a man in his 40s is the province’s seventh confirmed case of novel coronavirus. She says the man is closely connected to BC’s sixth confirmed case, a woman in her 30s who recently travelled to Iran a...
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The ‘Friends’ cast reunion is officially happening

The ‘Friends’ cast reunion is officially happening

After years of pleading from fans, the cast of NBC’s hit series,"Friends," are officially reuniting.
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The ‘Friends’ Cast Reunion Is Officially Happening

The ‘Friends’ Cast Reunion Is Officially Happening

After years of pleading from fans, the cast of NBC’s hit series,"Friends," are officially reuniting.
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Poverty rates fall to 10-year low, Statistics Canada says

Poverty rates fall to 10-year low, Statistics Canada says

Statistics Canada says there are fewer people living in poverty in Canada with 8.7 per cent falling below the country's low-income threshold. Speaking about the numbers, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen, the federal minister in charge of a...
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New case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Toronto, health officials say

New case of novel coronavirus confirmed in Toronto, health officials say

Ontario's newest case of the novel coronavirus has now been confirmed as positive, though health officials say her illness is mild. The woman in her 20s recently returned from China and had an intermittent cough that had been improving.
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Einarson earns Canadian women's curling title

Einarson earns Canadian women's curling title

Manitoba's Kerri Einarson edges Ontario's Rachel Homan 8-7 in an extra end to win Canadian women's curling title. Einarson's team will represent Canada at the world championship.
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Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 24th

Five things to watch for in Canadian business, week of Feb. 24th

Here are the five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week
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Premier Ford launches 2022 re-election campaign

Premier Ford launches 2022 re-election campaign

Ontario Premier Doug Ford kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday night, a move he makes more than two years ahead of the next provincial election and on the same day union activists vowed to fight his government ahead of the vote.Ford made t...
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Governor general visits overdose prevention site in Vancouver, says overdose issue 'complicated'

Governor general visits overdose prevention site in Vancouver, says overdose issue 'complicated'

Governor General Julie Payette visited a fire hall in Vancouver to meet with firefighters, police and officials including the mayor, British Columbia's lieutenant governor and the chief medical health officer for the Vancouver Coastal Health autho...
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