• Canada's spring forecast will give you a chill: 'Winter’s not done yet'
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    Canada's spring forecast will give you a chill: 'Winter’s not done yet'

    It looks like we’ll be getting a colder start to spring this year in Canada. According to AccuWeather’s spring outlook, cold weather will still be around for first half of the new season across the western and central portions of the country. “This will favour an extended ski season across much of

  • Vote: Did the Trudeaus go over the top with their Indian clothing?
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    Vote: Did the Trudeaus go over the top with their Indian clothing?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family are currently in India enjoying the tourist sites as well as doing some business, but it’s their outfits that have people talking.

  • VOTE: What would actually help prevent U.S. school shootings?
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    VOTE: What would actually help prevent U.S. school shootings?

    AR-15 rifles are seen here on display at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Louisville, Ky., on May 20, 2016. This firearm was the weapon used at several mass shootings in the U.S., including the most recent one at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Photo from . For nearly two decades,

  • Less than half of Canadians have faith in justice system: poll
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    Less than half of Canadians have faith in justice system: poll

    Following the killing of a young Indigenous man in Saskatchewan, a new poll revealed that less than half of Canadians have faith in the country’s justice system. The fallout from the death of Colten Boushie has continued to be felt across the country after the farmer who shot him was found to be not

  • Ontario politicians react to Patrick Brown entering PC leadership race
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    Ontario politicians react to Patrick Brown entering PC leadership race

    Patrick Brown has entered Ontario’s PC leadership race. Former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown will enter the party leadership race prompted by his resignation on Jan. 25, CBC, National Post and the Toronto Sun report. Brown resigned from the position several weeks ago amid sexual

  • Can travellers trust Canada's new trusted traveller system?
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    Can travellers trust Canada's new trusted traveller system?

    The federal government announced the pilot program during the World Economic Forum in January. It's a border security app that will allow smart phones to catalog detailed information about travellers and share it with border security agents.

  • In the era of 'fake news,' Canada's trust in media is on the rise
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    In the era of 'fake news,' Canada's trust in media is on the rise

    As Canada continues to be classified as a “distrusting” nation, the country has bypassed the plummeting trust in the United States, according to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer. The study found 65 per cent of Canadian respondents worry about the threat of “fake news,” while trust in media and overall

  • What to expect in an emergency situation on a plane
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    What to expect in an emergency situation on a plane

    Although we can all rhyme off the topics covered in the video, from locating emergency exits to finding a life vest, many air travellers have never actually experienced an emergency landing situation. “That means the pilots expect abnormal or emergency landing,” Bergeron tells Yahoo Canada News. Once

  • "Winter is not over": Mixed bag of weather for Canada leading into March
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    "Winter is not over": Mixed bag of weather for Canada leading into March

    The storm that walloped Alberta last night is continuing today and may result in 10 to 20 cm of snow across the southwestern part of the province, including the Calgary area, said Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather. After that system finishes with the Prairies, it’s going to move

  • VOTE: What did you think of Justin Trudeau's 'peoplekind' comment?
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    VOTE: What did you think of Justin Trudeau's 'peoplekind' comment?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being scrutinized abroad for his controversial word choice. “We like to say ‘peoplekind,’ not necessarily ‘mankind’ because it’s more inclusive,” the prime minister said to a chorus of cheers. The clip was played while the hosts at Fox and Friends were speaking to University

  • U.S. storm to slam Toronto: Warning for a very messy Wednesday
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    U.S. storm to slam Toronto: Warning for a very messy Wednesday

    It’s going to be a snowy, messy day for those that live or work in Toronto. A storm coming up from the southern U.S. hit extreme southwestern Ontario around 5 or 6 a.m this morning. “Our official forecast is for 8 to 15 cm for Toronto, but likely seeing more like 8 to 12 cm, I would say,” said Brett

  • Should Canadians have to shovel snow off the sidewalk? Depends on your city
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    Should Canadians have to shovel snow off the sidewalk? Depends on your city

    Here's how some cities deal with their sidewalk snow, from sending our sidewalk plows, to making residents do it, to a combination of both.

  • Vote: Will you support Tim Hortons' Roll up the Rim amidst controversy?
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    Vote: Will you support Tim Hortons' Roll up the Rim amidst controversy?

    On Wednesday, February 7th, Tim Hortons is once again launching the beloved Canadian Roll up the Rim contest. According to the Tim’s website, over 36 million prizes were won last year and this year the contest is taking place in over 3,500 Canadian locations. This prompted some customers to say they

  • Should there be a None of the Above option on the election ballot?
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    Should there be a None of the Above option on the election ballot?

    David Rodriguez is a University of Ottawa law student who believes in the right to vote ‘none of the above’ on an election ballot. A court challenge by a University of Ottawa law student to have a clearly listed “None of the above” option on federal election ballots is gaining the attention of the Canadian

  • Which groundhog is right: Wiarton Willie or Shubenacadie Sam?
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    Which groundhog is right: Wiarton Willie or Shubenacadie Sam?

    Groundhog Day, a beloved tradition where a rodent tells us if we’re going to have an early spring based off of seeing it’s own shadow or not, can be a polarizing event.

  • Don't like the 'O Canada' change? 'Everyone would've rejected' Canada's first anthem
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    Don't like the 'O Canada' change? 'Everyone would've rejected' Canada's first anthem

    The Senate of Canada passed a bill Wednesday that would see the words to “O Canada” change from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Photo from . Canada is one step closer to having a gender-neutral national anthem, but not everyone’s on board. On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bill

  • VOTE: What do you think of the change to the national anthem?
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    VOTE: What do you think of the change to the national anthem?

    Following years of lobbying, the Senate of Canada has voted to make our national anthem gender-neutral. While opposed by some Conservative members of the chamber and doubtlessly by a large number of Canadians, the change is actually a return to the original anthem written in 1908. The official version

  • Poll: Which Canadian political party do you support?
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    Poll: Which Canadian political party do you support?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the Liberal National Caucus in Ottawa. Despite having cleared the halfway point of their mandate, the governing Liberal Party has maintained its lead over the Conservatives, according to the first poll of 2018 performed by Abacus Data. Support for the party has

  • VOTE: What should be our priority to combat mental illness?
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    VOTE: What should be our priority to combat mental illness?

    ❤ this tweet to get a friendly reminder to join the conversation on Jan. 31 for Bell Let’s Talk Day. January 31, 2018 marks Bell Let’s Talk Day, an initiative that strives to promote awareness and move mental health forward in Canada. From 2011 to 2017, Bell has provided over $7 million in community

  • Bell, Rogers, CBC push for new anti-piracy agency despite public concerns
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    Bell, Rogers, CBC push for new anti-piracy agency despite public concerns

    Fairplay Canada, a coalition of artists, content creators, unions and guilds, aims to stop pirates stealing work on Canada’s corner of the web. A new coalition of content producing organizations has filed an application requesting that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • B.C.'s big earthquake: 'It could be tomorrow, it could be 200 years from now'
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    B.C.'s big earthquake: 'It could be tomorrow, it could be 200 years from now'

    The British Columbia coast is known as a high risk zone for natural disasters, particularly earthquakes and resulting tsunamis. On January 23, 2018, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Alaska resulted in a tsunami warning for the B.C. coast but ended up not being a tsunami-producing earthquake. Experts say

  • Snow alert: Ontario, Maritimes expecting up to 30 cm this week
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    Snow alert: Ontario, Maritimes expecting up to 30 cm this week

    Ontario is going to get hit this afternoon and evening, with snowfall between 10-20 cm in London and Toronto getting about 8-15 cm. “Roads will be very slippery for tomorrow morning’s commute across southern Ontario,” said Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather . It’s not just Ontario

  • Ontario SPCA responds to allegations of animal cruelty at Toronto dog sledding company
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    Ontario SPCA responds to allegations of animal cruelty at Toronto dog sledding company

    The Ontario SPCA says orders were issued to provide adequate insulated shelter, clean potable water and appropriate feed, as well as veterinarian assessments of the dogs. A veterinarian has examined the animal and has advised the officer in writing that the health and well-being of the animal necessitates

  • Vote: Do you feel Islamophobia in Canada has worsened?
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    Vote: Do you feel Islamophobia in Canada has worsened?

    Today marks the one year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting that killed six and wounded 19 others, five seriously, as they were ending their evening prayers. The attacker, Alexandre Bissonnette, is facing six charges each of first-degree murder and attempted murder and will stand trial in