News: Canada

Young anglophones want out of Quebec: poll

Sunday  01:06,   18 february 2018
Global News

Out of those polled, nearly half of respondents said they feel like relationships with francophones are tense. And there isn't much optimism for the future — one out of three respondents believe those relationships will deteriorate.Other findings[...]

Patrick Brown's PC leadership bid could lead to 'political fratricide,' experts say

Saturday  23:20,   17 february 2018
cbc.ca

Patrick Brown's entry into the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race could result in dangerous party in-fighting, experts say. "This is a time when the party should be taking all its resources and throwing them at Kathleen Wynne," Jim [...]

No, Fidel Castro is not Canada PM Trudeau's father

Saturday  23:20,   17 february 2018
MSN

A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. The Canadian government denied it, Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until several years after Justin[...]

Snowfall hits southern B.C. — and more could be on the way

Saturday  21:56,   17 february 2018
Global News

Snowfall hits southern B.C. — and more could be on the way .Metro Vancouver saw about 5 cm of snowfall on Saturday morning, with precipitation shifting between rain and snow.Cold and unsettled weather could lead to more snowfall on Sunday. Arctic[...]

Police identify woman killed in Mississauga hit and run

Saturday  21:31,   17 february 2018
Toronto Star

Police identify woman killed in Mississauga hit and runThey are still looking for witnesses to the[...]

Jagmeet Singh not picking sides in pipeline battle

Saturday  20:22,   17 february 2018
cbc.ca

Jagmeet Singh not picking sides in pipeline battle Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is refusing to take sides in the British Columbia-Alberta pipeline feud.Environmental policy resolutions are set to take up a large amount of real estate at the[...]

One person dead in Coquitlam shooting Friday night

Saturday  20:21,   17 february 2018
Vancouver Sun

One person dead in Coquitlam shooting Friday nightHomicide detectives have been called in to investigate after one person was shot dead in Coquitlam Friday[...]

Former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain cancer

Saturday  18:46,   17 february 2018
cbc.ca

Former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain cancerA CT scan revealed he had a cyst on the right side of his brain in early February according to his post. A follow up MRI revealed it was a[...]

Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit

Saturday  18:11,   17 february 2018
MSN

Trudeau family arrives in India for state visitThe family, including wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and kids Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3, emerged from the plane and delivered a traditional Indian welcome greeting, with their hands[...]

Alberta girl chasing dreams while fighting terminal cancer diagnosis

Saturday  16:40,   17 february 2018
Global News

Alberta girl chasing dreams while fighting terminal cancer diagnosisAn eight-year-old girl from Beaumont, Alta. is in the fight of her life after doctors found an inoperable tumour in her[...]

Long road home: One man's journey out of homelessness

Saturday  16:40,   17 february 2018
The Gazette

Long road home: One man's journey out of homelessnessIn the shadow of a 20-storey financial building in downtown Montreal is a small concrete nook, near the entrance of a loading dock, that Terry Weaymouth affectionately calls “his[...]

Trudeau's India mission mixes global business with local politics

Saturday  13:35,   17 february 2018
cbc.ca

Two-way trade between Canada and India amounts to only about $8 billion annually — a number Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopes to improve with a state visit that begins this weekend. "Trade still doesn't amount to much," he said. "Since[...]

Peeing in the seats? Military eyes air force alcohol ban after troubled VIP trip

Saturday  06:36,   17 february 2018
Toronto Star

It was meant as a pre-Christmas morale booster, a trip by sports stars and senior military personnel to visit Canadian soldiers deployed overseas. But the troubles started even before the military Airbus aircraft got off the ground in[...]

After a 15-year-old’s opioid overdose death, B.C. looks at giving parents more rights

Saturday  06:36,   17 february 2018
Global News

The province is looking at ways to provide more rights for parents of drug-addicted children.It's difficult to imagine a situation where you feel more powerless; a child struggling with addiction, unwilling to obtain help, and there's nothing a[...]

How Willy Blomme became Jagmeet Singh’s indispensible chief of staff

Saturday  06:36,   17 february 2018
Maclean's

The former Jack Layton speech writer and Broadbent Institute Quebec director is the experienced hand behind the NDP leader’s young[...]