News: Canada

Trudeau embarks on whirlwind NYC day

Wednesday  22:07,   20 september 2017
MSN

Trudeau embarks on whirlwind NYC dayTrudeau was scheduled to attend one-on-one meetings with seven world leaders, plus separate public forums with Bloomberg and activist Melinda Gates, as well as a speech at Madison Square Garden the day before he[...]

Laval corruption: 4 men sentenced in Project Honorer

Wednesday  22:06,   20 september 2017
The Gazette

Laval corruption: 4 men sentenced in Project HonorerFour men, including the former head of two construction companies owned by Antonio Accurso, were sentenced on Wednesday in the Laval municipal corruption case dubbed Project[...]

Calgary man sentenced to eight years for brutal killing at Olympic Plaza

Wednesday  22:06,   20 september 2017
Calgary Herald

Calgary man sentenced to eight years for brutal killing at Olympic PlazaThe brutal and senseless killing of a Calgary man at Olympic Plaza has landed a city resident an eight-year[...]

Richmond, B.C. RCMP still searching for missing teen Linhai Yu

Wednesday  21:23,   20 september 2017
Vancouver Sun

The search for a missing Richmond teen continues. The search for a missing Richmond teen[...]

Systemic racism hearings are necessary, will go ahead, Kathleen Weil says

Wednesday  20:10,   20 september 2017
The Gazette

Systemic racism hearings are necessary, will go ahead, Kathleen Weil saysQUEBEC — Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil is defending the government’s hearings into systemic racism despite the controversy swirling around the process and calls for it to[...]

‘Find a better way,’ Tory says of $1.64M drain feature at St. Lawrence Market

Wednesday  19:51,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

‘Find a better way,’ Tory says of $1.64M drain feature at St. Lawrence MarketThe proposal for a glass “viewing portal” looking onto an 1831 central drain was headed to the government management committee next[...]

'You stabbed me brother,' witness heard dying Regina man say

Wednesday  19:02,   20 september 2017
Leader Post

'You stabbed me brother,' witness heard dying Regina man sayThe jury at a Regina murder trial heard how an eviction in the middle of the night culminated in one brother dying in the street from a stab wound and the other ultimately charged[...]

Hard-working immigrant from India died a brutal death — over $113: DiManno

Wednesday  18:10,   20 september 2017
Metro News

Hard-working immigrant from India died a brutal death — over $113: DiManno He’s ringing up a sale at the cash register. He’s looking out the window. He’s streaking out from behind the counter. He’s bursting through the door. He’s raising his[...]

Thomas Mulcair: It’d Be ‘A Heck Of A Lot Better’ If Next NDP Leader Has Seat In House

Wednesday  16:21,   20 september 2017
Huffington Post Canada

Thomas Mulcair: It’d Be ‘A Heck Of A Lot Better’ If Next NDP Leader Has Seat In HouseThe outgoing leader of the federal New Democrats thinks his successor should "ideally" have a seat in Parliament — a remark seemingly directed at leadership hopeful [...]

Gerry Ritz apologizes for calling environment minister 'climate Barbie'

Wednesday  16:21,   20 september 2017
CBC

Gerry Ritz apologizes for calling environment minister 'climate Barbie'The apology came about 20 minutes after McKenna and others responded, calling the comment[...]

Order up! Two triple-triples and a wedding: Couple gets married at Tim Hortons

Wednesday  15:08,   20 september 2017
CBC

Meranda and Tom Robicheau of Belleville, N.S., shared their first date at a Tim Hortons, so it only made sense to tie the knot there too.So it only made sense that Meranda and Tom Robicheau of Belleville, N.S., would say "I do" at their[...]

Air force eyes resale value of Super Hornets even before deal is done

Wednesday  14:07,   20 september 2017
CBC

Air force planners have advised that if Canada buys Boeing Super Hornet fighters, it would be better off with the two-seat variant because they would be easier to resell, according to documents obtained by CBC News.An internal defence department[...]

Key for new leader to have seat: Mulcair

Wednesday  06:55,   20 september 2017
MSN

OTTAWA - Outgoing NDP leader Tom Mulcair says it is important for his successor to have a seat in the Commons — an issue playing out in the current battle to replace him. Ontario legislator Jagmeet Singh is the only contender in the NDP leadership[...]

No reports of Cdn casualties in Mexico quake

Wednesday  06:43,   20 september 2017
MSN

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says there are no reports of Canadian casualties following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that killed dozens in Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centred near the Puebla state town of[...]

Justin Trudeau defends tax reforms aimed at small businesses

Wednesday  06:42,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending controversial changes meant to restrict how small business owners can reduce their tax hit even as he faces questions about taxes on what he called his “family fortune.”Trudeau stood by the proposed [...]