• Rivière-des-Prairies stabbing sends man to hospital

    A 21-year-old man is in hospital after he was stabbed in Rivière-des-Prairies early Friday evening.

  • Petronas says firm is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal in B.C.

    The Malaysian state-owned oil firm Petronas denies a report that the company was considering selling its stake in a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia. B.C.'s Ministry of Natural Gas Development previously said in an email it spoke with Petronas and was reassured

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  • Employment seeking Albertans flock to Edmonton job and career fair

    Over the next two days over 10,000 people are expected to flock to the Edmonton Expo centre to see the over 60 exhibitors set up at the fair. Devlin said 88 per cent of WBF's students have been able to find employment.

  • 1,700 households in Windsor, Ont., area damaged by flooding from rainstorm

    Officials say more than 1,700 households in the southwestern Ontario communities of Windsor, Tecumseh and Lakeshore have been damaged due to a rainstorm that began Wednesday night. Tecumseh Mayor Gary McNamara, who declared a state of emergency on Thursday, says 10 per cent of households in his town

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  • Kahnawake honours residential school survivors with Orange Shirt Day

    An emotional ceremony was held in Kahnawake on Friday to honour the survivors of Indian residential schools as part of a growing annual movement. Orange Shirt Day brings awareness to one of the darkest chapters in Canada's history and remembers how thousands of children were taken from their homes

  • Winnipeg's human rights museum wins prestigious international award

    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has won a prestigious award at a ceremony in London, England. The Winnipeg museum was given a top prize Friday at the 2016 Leading Culture Destination Awards. It was chosen by a jury as best Soft Power Cultural Organization, beating out competitors including the

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  • Rogers announces magazine overhaul, will stop printing four publications

    Rogers Media has announced a major overhaul of its magazines — with Flare, Sportsnet, MoneySense and Canadian Business becoming online-only publications — as print advertising revenues dwindle and the number of subscribers declines. "What we've seen is over the past five years a gradual dwindling

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  • We need more funding to tackle housing crisis, mayors tell feds at Toronto summit

    "Housing issues are complex, the need is great, but we can take action," Tory told the 2016 Toronto Housing Summit, which included mayors from Vancouver, Edmonton, and several other large Canadian cities. Tory and the other mayors are calling for more than $12 billion in federal infrastructure

  • Edmonton food sharing company flouts rules, follows in Uber's steps

    A small local food-sharing company is following on the heels of global ride-sharing company Uber, flouting the rules while operating in Edmonton. Kian Parseyan launched food-sharing firm Scarf on Sept 1, after failing to receive government approval. "We want to work with Alberta Health.

  • Canadian cities try different approaches to deal with marijuana dispensaries

    An Ottawa mother’s anger over a marijuana dispensary that opened near where her children take tutoring and martial arts classes highlights an issue Canadian cities are increasingly forced to deal with due to the proliferation of businesses that sell a product that is expected to soon be legal, but isn

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  • War canoe takes Prince William and Kate to Haida Gwaii as royal tour winds down

    Prince William and Kate arrived at a small village off the coast of B.C. on Friday in a replica 15-metre Haida war canoe, ferried to the remote island by paddlers wearing T-shirts opposing liquefied natural gas development. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were welcomed to the Haida heritage hall by

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  • Different kind of classical sounds from marimba duo

    The duo's first release featured a suite of pieces called Glass Houses; had critics raving, and CBC Music named it one of the top 10 classical albums of last year. First off, he, like many others, needed an explanation of what a marimba is. "They're basically like really big xylophones

  • Voting advice: Can politicians weigh in without sounding self-serving?

    Liberal MLA Richard Brown says he prefers P.E.I.'s current first-past-the-post voting system. He has, after all, been elected 10 times that way. PC MLA Sidney McEwen says he might have preferred a mixed-member proportional system before he got into politics.

  • Outdoor Report: An 'inspirational' scramble in Kananaskis Country

    Relatively easy scrambles close to Calgary, such as Ha Ling or Yamnuska, can be packed with people on a sunny weekend. Adrian Huysman guided him to the summit of Rimwall in Kananaskis Country. The Calgary junior high school teacher has multiple sclerosis.

  • 'Fire halls and elementary schools go together': Nenshi signs agreement on multi-use facilities

    City hall and both of Calgary's school boards have agreed to build multi-use facilities on land designated for schools. Mayor Naheed Nenshi said in some cases, it makes sense to build multi-use facilities, especially in new communities.

  • Quebec's Uber pilot project pushed back until October

    Quebec's one-year pilot project with the ride-hailing service Uber will now start in October — nearly two weeks later than scheduled. Quebec's government had initially said the controversial deal would take effect on Sept. 29, but provincial laws only become official 15 days after they are published

  • Alberta Health Services planning integrated laboratory service for entire province

    Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the NDP government's decision to end private lab services is part of a plan to create a single integrated medical testing service for the province to improve stability and accountability. In an interview, Hoffman said the idea for a single system managed by Alberta

  • Family lays hit-and-run victim to rest as suspect appears in court

    Ontario resident Steven Harley Pinnell, who is facing charges in a fatal hit-and-run death of a 79-year-old Montreal woman last weekend, appeared in court briefly Friday as family and friends of Zélia Araujo gathered for her funeral. Pinnell is charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident

  • 'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate

    Toronto-based fashion label Smythe has become an apparent favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate arrived at the remote archipelago Haida Gwaii on Friday dressed in an army green "Duchess" blazer from Smythe's fall collection. While it was the first glimpse of Kate in this particular

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  • Lachine fire forces tenants from their homes

    A five-alarm fire that ripped through several buildings in Lachine earlier today is now under control.

  • Saskatoon experiences yarn bombing as knitting attracts fans

    In Saskatoon, the entire street post was covered in yarn. “It’s just one more obstacle in the road that’s not very visible,” the CNIB‘s manager of vision rehabilitation in Saskatoon, Lee Pion, told the Regina Leader-Post. While yarn bombing is an innovative way to make the metal stumps safer, it isn

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  • Lousy commute downtown for West Islanders, transport minister warns

    Quebec Transport Minister Laurent Lessard announced Friday that upcoming construction work will hinder motorists driving in from the West Island for the next two years. The ramp connecting Highway 20 East to the Turcot Interchange will be down to one lane starting Oct. 14 until 2018.

  • Weather cancels mould meeting, leaving people in Lutsel K'e fed up

    After waiting three weeks to meet with the government about mould found in the Lutsel K'e Dene School back in August, people in the community are more fed up than ever. Government officers planned to fly in Friday.

  • Economic development help for hard-hit northern Manitoba towns

    A federal promise of $4.6 million for economic development projects in northern Manitoba was received Friday as a welcome, but temporary, measure to help a regional economy that has been served a double whammy. Navdeep Bains, federal minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification, was in

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  • Former Concrete Equities exec pleads guilty in $20M-plus fraud

    A former Concrete Equities executive charged with fraud and theft after bilking 1,200 investors out of more than $20 million has pleaded guilty to his role in the scam but will not likely spend any time behind bars. Varun Aurora, 33, pleaded guilty to one charge of fraud over $5,000 on Friday afternoon



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