• 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

  • Yahoo asked, you answered: What readers think of Jagmeet Singh's anti-monarchy stance
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    Yahoo asked, you answered: What readers think of Jagmeet Singh's anti-monarchy stance

    Queen Elizabeth and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh appear in these edited images after Singh said he does not see the significance of the monarchy in modern Canadian society. Earlier this week, Yahoo Canada invited readers to weigh in on NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s recent comments about the British monarchy

  • 'Piece of junk' to praise: Doug Ford's new Ontario signs have Canadians divided
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    'Piece of junk' to praise: Doug Ford's new Ontario signs have Canadians divided

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced on Nov. 2 that signs declaring Ontario is “open for business” will be installed at border crossings across the province. With a price tag of $106,700, Ford’s spokesman Simon Jeffries said the signs are a “necessary cost” to project to the world that Ontario is business-friendly

  • 'I should have known better': Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied day parole in Ontario
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    'I should have known better': Drunk driver Marco Muzzo denied day parole in Ontario

    Marco Muzzo, right, is seen here in Newmarket, Ont., on Feb. 4, 2016. A convicted drunk driver who killed four family members in a 2015 collision near Toronto has been denied day parole. The Parole Board of Canada pointed to the fact that Marco Muzzo has not addressed his alcohol misuse.

  • Do you trust Trump? Trudeau offers perfectly Canadian answer
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    Do you trust Trump? Trudeau offers perfectly Canadian answer

    A 2017 Ipsos/Yahoo Canada poll of 2,000 Canadians revealed who people think is the more effective political leader between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pouring cold water on the idea of any animosity between himself and U.S. President

  • Apologies to the Queen: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh doesn't think monarchy is relevant in Canada
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    Apologies to the Queen: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh doesn't think monarchy is relevant in Canada

    At any given time, all eyes and ears are on the royal family, but NDP leader Jagmeet Singh believes Canadians don’t care about the monarchy’s role in the country. “I don’t see the relevance of it, and I don’t think that most Canadians do,” Singh said in an interview on CTV’s Question Period. Singh’

  • Ontario drunk driver who 'decimated' family could earn day parole
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    Ontario drunk driver who 'decimated' family could earn day parole

    A drunk driver that devastated a young Ontario family three years ago could soon see the light of day outside of prison. The Parole Board of Canada is set to decide Wednesday whether Marco Muzzo, now 32, will be granted day parole after spending most of the last 37 months behind bars. Three Neville-Lake

  • Premier Ford or Prime Minister Ford? Doug Ford is doing all the right things to make a federal run: expert
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    Premier Ford or Prime Minister Ford? Doug Ford is doing all the right things to make a federal run: expert

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford met with the leader of the Federal Official Opposition, Andrew Scheer at Queen’s Park. Is Ontario Premier Doug Ford gunning for federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s job? When the subject came up during a media scrum in Toronto on Oct. 30, Scheer brushed the suggestion

  • What Canadians can expect at U.S. border now cannabis is legal
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    What Canadians can expect at U.S. border now cannabis is legal

    A man holds marijuana in Vancouver on Oct. 17, 2018, which is the day cannabis became legal for recreational use in Canada. Transport Canada now allows Canadians to travel with up to 30 grams of marijuana on domestic flights. Canada has legalized cannabis, but confusion over the laws beyond our land

  • Ontario’s supervised injection sites getting a hand to handle ‘emergency’ situation
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    Ontario’s supervised injection sites getting a hand to handle ‘emergency’ situation

    On the surface, the Ontario government’s move to keep funding supervised injection sites of some form across the province signals a victory for the people who run and depend on those sites. Health Minister Christine Elliott made the announcement on Oct. 22, after a months-long review of Ontario’s supervised

  • 'I think he relishes the fear': Internet divided on who to blame for inciting U.S. violence
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    'I think he relishes the fear': Internet divided on who to blame for inciting U.S. violence

    Not a full day after the FBI announced pipe bombs had been delivered – or intercepted en route — to prominent Democrats, critics of Donald Trump and a media outlet, the U.S. President published a tweet blaming news media for inciting societal anger. A very big part of the Anger we see today in our society

  • Tell us: Should 'The Simpsons' really cut Apu? Fans react to 'lightning rod' race debate
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    Tell us: Should 'The Simpsons' really cut Apu? Fans react to 'lightning rod' race debate

    Shelly Ramsammy poses with a representation of Apu, fictional owner of the Kwik-E-Mart from the long-running televsion cartoon show “The Simpsons” at a 7-11 store that was converted to a Kwik-E-Mart to promote “The Simpsons Movie” on July 2, 2007 in New York City. Apparently many fans of The Simpsons

  • Who killed Honey and Barry Sherman? Family offering $10,000,000 reward
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    Who killed Honey and Barry Sherman? Family offering $10,000,000 reward

    The family of slain billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman is offering a reward of up to $10 million for  for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect in the case. The couple were found dead in the pool room of their north Toronto mansion in December 2017. Brian Greenspan, the lawyer representing

  • Man falls from second floor to the ground level inside Toronto's Eaton Centre
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    Man falls from second floor to the ground level inside Toronto's Eaton Centre

    Shoppers at Eaton Centre may not know about recognition software being used. Torontonians are still waiting for an official update on the man who plummeted from the second floor to the group floor of the Eaton Centre. Since Tuesday evening, Toronto Police have been investigating the incident, after