• These are the Canadians most likely to support bans on religious symbols
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    These are the Canadians most likely to support bans on religious symbols

    The Angus Reid Institute set out to learn which demographic of Canadian is most likely support a ban on religious symbols in the public sector.

  • Toronto denounces 'restrictive' Ontario OD prevention plan
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    Toronto denounces 'restrictive' Ontario OD prevention plan

    Health Canada has approved a supervised consumption site in Victoria to allow people to inject illicit drugs in the presence of medical staff. Ontario has released its rules for groups applying to join the new Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS) program — its version of the former overdose prevention

  • Tell us: Do you book flights on discount airlines?
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    Tell us: Do you book flights on discount airlines?

    Bitter customers resorted to Twitter when WestJet's discount airline, Swoop, cancelled some flights and delayed others by hours, with little word from the company.

  • One-quarter of Ontario post-secondary grads have inadequate literacy skills
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    One-quarter of Ontario post-secondary grads have inadequate literacy skills

    According to a new study, graduates aren't all getting the reading and arithmetic skills they need for the world of work at university and college.

  • Tell us: Do you trust third party booking sites?
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    Tell us: Do you trust third party booking sites?

    When Adam Mongrain and his partner returned to their apartment at 2 a.m. on Nov. 10, they were shocked to find a dozen strangers drinking, smoking, cooking and partying in their residence, according to CBC. In the very rare and unfortunate instance that a customer engages in unlawful behaviour at a

  • Exclusive: Canadian student's discovery could prevent cancer -- and HIV
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    Exclusive: Canadian student's discovery could prevent cancer -- and HIV

    Caitlin Miron has found something huge: She was honoured for discovering a chemical compound with the ability to prevent cancer growth, but it could also have significant applications in halting the spread of HIV, too. In an exclusive interview with Yahoo Canada News, the Ontario PhD student revealed

  • Ontario unveils 'sensible, achievable' plan to address climate change
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    Ontario unveils 'sensible, achievable' plan to address climate change

    The Ontario Progressive Conservatives unveiled their own climate change strategy Thursday as it continues its battle with the federal government over carbon pricing.

  • Yarmouth, N.S. tragedy renews fight for parade safety regulations
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    Yarmouth, N.S. tragedy renews fight for parade safety regulations

    MaCali Cormier's death at a Santa Claus parade in Nova Scotia this past weekend is one of several accidents at similar events this year alone.

  • Tell us: What do you think of the GM plant closing in Oshawa?
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    Tell us: What do you think of the GM plant closing in Oshawa?

    As the news broke that General Motors Co. will halt production at its Oshawa plant and four other North American facilities, Canadians took to social media to voice their feelings about the potential cut of 3,000 jobs in the Durham region.

  • Are battered and delayed Amazon deliveries the new norm?
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    Are battered and delayed Amazon deliveries the new norm?

    An Ottawa man says he saw a delivery person stashing boxes in his car and drop them on the ground, and he's far from the only unhappy customer.

  • Video shows jewelry store clerks fending off would-be robbers with swords
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    Video shows jewelry store clerks fending off would-be robbers with swords

    Store clerks defend a jewelry store in Mississauga, Ont. against would-be robbers on Nov. 21. Surveillance video of that exact scenario emerged out of Mississauga, Ont. on Nov. 21, the same day Peel Regional Police reported a brazen mid-day attempted robbery at a jewelry store on the corner of Airport

  • Ontario couple risk lives to rescue deer trapped in ice
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    Ontario couple risk lives to rescue deer trapped in ice

    Thomas Christopher took this photo with a deer he helped saved near Peterborough, Ont., on Nov. 18, 2018. In a Facebook post written on Sunday, Stephanie Christopher said she was travelling with Thomas Christopher to Lindsay, Ont., when the two saw a doe in the icy Pigeon River. Christopher said the

  • Ontario, Quebec on verge of the worst cold front in 30 years
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    Ontario, Quebec on verge of the worst cold front in 30 years

    The first snowfall of the season covered the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada with 5-10cm of snow on November 16, 2018. Extremely low temperatures are creeping up from the Prairies into the Maritimes, with wind chills as low as -50 C in the territories, according to The Weather Network. “Right now

  • St. Michael's scandal raises questions about student safety at school
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    St. Michael's scandal raises questions about student safety at school

    Toronto Police Services say they are now investigating six allegations involving students at St. Michael’s College School. Toronto police have charged six students in an alleged gang sexual assault at St. Michael’s College School that was captured on camera and shared on social media.

  • 1,000,000 new immigrants by 2021: Canada to open doors, but is it good for the country?
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    1,000,000 new immigrants by 2021: Canada to open doors, but is it good for the country?

    Canada is planning to open its doors to more immigrants as the government seeks to fill gaps in the labour market. “In certain regions, the hunger for workers is huge,” federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said on Oct. 31, when the announcement was made. The new immigration target will rise 350,000

  • Ban pineapple on pizza? Iceland's president says he went too far
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    Ban pineapple on pizza? Iceland's president says he went too far

    “Hawaiian pizza” may in fact be the one controversial thing Canada has given to the world. A simple search will show you just how full the internet is with people expounding on how much they love or hate pineapple as a pizza topping. To paraphrase Benjamin Franklin, the Fiery Hawaiian Pizza is proof

  • Winter slams Canada: Storms sweep the nation, with little relief on the way
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    Winter slams Canada: Storms sweep the nation, with little relief on the way

    From piles of snow to intense winds and heaps of rain, much of Canada is experiencing some rough weather. Atlantic Canada has been through what meteorologists have been calling a “weather bomb”  with one of the strongest storms on the planet. Newfoundland, including areas around St. John’s, experienced

  • Cannabis conundrum: Three Canadian arguments a month after legalization
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    Cannabis conundrum: Three Canadian arguments a month after legalization

    It’s been a month since cannabis was legalized in Canada, and so far, there has been a few bumps in the road. Here are three issues Canadians have been debating relating to minimum age,  where to buy and smoking and driving. The federal government set the minimum legal age to purchase cannabis at 18

  • 'December-like' temperatures on the way in Canada, and no one is spared
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    'December-like' temperatures on the way in Canada, and no one is spared

    Say hello to winter Canada! Much of the country is going to experience a storm pattern in the next 24 to 48 hours. Currently, Newfoundland has gotten the brunt of the severe weather, with extreme winds and accumulating snow. According to Brett Anderson, senior meteorologist with AccuWeather, the St

  • Killer Luka Magnotta's thoughts on murder published in new book
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    Killer Luka Magnotta's thoughts on murder published in new book

    For the first time since his 2014 arrest, Luka Magnotta has been interviewed about the murder of 33-year-old Jun Lin in 2012. The new book, My Son, The Killer, co-written by Magnotta’s mother Anna Yourkin and crime writer Brian Whitney, recounts the killing of the Chinese exchanged student who was studying

  • Tell us: Trump lectured on nationalism, but can it be beneficial to a country?
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    Tell us: Trump lectured on nationalism, but can it be beneficial to a country?

    On a weekend meant to commemorate world war veterans, U.S. President Donald Trump’s moniker as a self-declared nationalist garnered international attention on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,”

  • Facebook outage leaves users scrambling, cracking jokes online
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    Facebook outage leaves users scrambling, cracking jokes online

    Facebook went down and the internet tried its best to keep calm and carry on.

  • Child killer's healing lodge transfer leads Ottawa to change rules on prison moves
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    Child killer's healing lodge transfer leads Ottawa to change rules on prison moves

    Terri-Lynne McClintic, centre, is seen here in Kitchener, Ont., on Sept. 12, 2012. McClintic was in the news again after it became known that she was transferred to an Indigenous healing lodge years after a 2010 murder conviction. The woman who killed 8-year-old Tori Stafford in a field nine years

  • Snow much fun expected in Eastern Canada
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    Snow much fun expected in Eastern Canada

    Much of Western Canada has already seen significant snowfall this season, but if you’re still waiting for a blanket of snow in your backyard, you might be in luck this weekend. According to AccuWeather, lake-effect snow could pile up Friday and into the weekend. “Not a lot but certainly maybe a small

  • Should Remembrance Day be a national holiday across Canada?
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    Should Remembrance Day be a national holiday across Canada?

    Every Remembrance Day, poppies are worn, poems are read and moments of silence are held across Canada to honour those who donned the Maple Leaf in war, conflict and peacekeeping missions. Some of these missions have been incredibly costly for Canada. Remembrance Day is a statutory holiday in every