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    Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected

    Veterans Affairs cuts benefits to jailed relatives, but won't say if Garnier affected


    Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police...

    Ottawa will no longer pay for benefits for incarcerated relatives of veterans in the wake of the controversy over treatment for Christopher Garnier, a convicted killer who never served in military and got PTSD from murdering an off-duty police officer.

    Tori Stafford's family angry after child killer sent to Saskatchewan healing lodge

    Tori Stafford's family angry after child killer sent to Saskatchewan healing lodge


    The family of Tori Stafford is angry after they received official notice that child killer Terri-Lynne McClintic has been transferred from a maximum security prison in Ontario to a minimum security aboriginal healing lodge in southern...

    The family of Tori Stafford is angry after they received official notice that child killer Terri-Lynne McClintic has been transferred from a maximum security prison in Ontario to a minimum security aboriginal healing lodge in southern Saskatchewan.

    Ford urged to sell Crown corporations like LCBO

    Ford urged to sell Crown corporations like LCBO


    A review of spending commissioned by Premier Doug Ford is encouraging him to sell Crown corporations, including the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, to bring short-term cash into provincial...

    A review of spending commissioned by Premier Doug Ford is encouraging him to sell Crown corporations, including the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, to bring short-term cash into provincial coffers.

    Brian Gallant gets permission from lieutenant-governor to continue governing N.B.

    Brian Gallant gets permission from lieutenant-governor to continue governing N.B.


    New Brunswick's lieutenant-governor has given Brian Gallant permission to continue governing the province while the Liberals try to win the confidence of the legislature with fewer seats than his main...

    New Brunswick's lieutenant-governor has given Brian Gallant permission to continue governing the province while the Liberals try to win the confidence of the legislature with fewer seats than his main opponent.

    Care home operator tells Wettlaufer inquiry about dangers of funding strains

    Care home operator tells Wettlaufer inquiry about dangers of funding strains


    The public inquiry into patient safety at Ontario's long-term care homes has resumed and is hearing closing submissions from the Health Ministry and a company that operates a home where disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer once...

    The public inquiry into patient safety at Ontario's long-term care homes has resumed and is hearing closing submissions from the Health Ministry and a company that operates a home where disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer once worked.

    12 youth who died in Ontario child welfare lacked mental health support, coroner's report finds

    12 youth who died in Ontario child welfare lacked mental health support, coroner's report finds


    Most of the 12 young people who died while in the care of Ontario's child welfare system had significant mental health challenges but limited or no access to appropriate help, according to a coroner's report released...

    Most of the 12 young people who died while in the care of Ontario's child welfare system had significant mental health challenges but limited or no access to appropriate help, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday.

    Wanted: Canadian moon rover, space mining technology

    Wanted: Canadian moon rover, space mining technology


    With an eye on future lunar exploration, Canada's space agency is calling on companies to present their ideas for everything from moon-rover power systems to innovative mineral prospecting...

    With an eye on future lunar exploration, Canada's space agency is calling on companies to present their ideas for everything from moon-rover power systems to innovative mineral prospecting techniques.

    Board's 'not recommended' book list raises ire of award-winning Indigenous author

    Board's 'not recommended' book list raises ire of award-winning Indigenous author


    Edmonton's school board says it's taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended...

    Edmonton's school board says it's taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended list.

    Quebec man sentenced to prison in New York for marijuana smuggling

    Quebec man sentenced to prison in New York for marijuana smuggling


    A 41-year old Quebec man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for conspiring to smuggle thousands of kilos of marijuana into the U.S. through the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New...

    A 41-year old Quebec man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for conspiring to smuggle thousands of kilos of marijuana into the U.S. through the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in northern New York.

    How Doug Ford is casting Kathleen Wynne as a crook without saying 'lock her up'

    How Doug Ford is casting Kathleen Wynne as a crook without saying 'lock her up'


    Ontario Premier Doug Ford is not saying "lock her up" — the chant used by Donald Trump supporters in the 2016 U.S. election to discredit his opponent, Hillary Clinton — when referring to former Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne, but he's coming awfully...

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford is not saying "lock her up" — the chant used by Donald Trump supporters in the 2016 U.S. election to discredit his opponent, Hillary Clinton — when referring to former Liberal premier Kathleen Wynne, but he's coming awfully close.

    In Arlington Woods, tornado cleanup begins amid 'ripped apart' buildings

    In Arlington Woods, tornado cleanup begins amid 'ripped apart' buildings


    Residents are trying to get back to normal in the south Ottawa neighbourhood of Arlington Woods, where the sound of the cleanup is the sound of...

    Residents are trying to get back to normal in the south Ottawa neighbourhood of Arlington Woods, where the sound of the cleanup is the sound of chainsaws.

    'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec

    'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec


    Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec...

    Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec society.

    'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec

    'I didn't come here to live this kind of life': Skilled immigrants on desperate hunt for jobs in Quebec


    Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec...

    Instead of sparring over how many immigrants Quebec should accept, chemist Abdul Waheed wishes campaigning provincial politicians would talk about how to help skilled workers like him get jobs in their field so they could integrate into Quebec society.

    3rd tornado confirmed to have hit eastern Ontario

    3rd tornado confirmed to have hit eastern Ontario


    Environment Canada has confirmed that a third tornado touched down in Calabogie, Ont., on...

    Environment Canada has confirmed that a third tornado touched down in Calabogie, Ont., on Friday.

    Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder

    Judge rejects 'preposterous' theory in baby's death, acquits B.C. dad of murder


    The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is "preposterous," according to a B.C....

    The Crown's theory that a Burnaby dad killed his newborn daughter because her crying interrupted his plan to watch hockey is "preposterous," according to a B.C. judge.

    Edmonton shisha bar shut down by city to protect 'public and patron safety'

    Edmonton shisha bar shut down by city to protect 'public and patron safety'


    City officials have shut down a north Edmonton shisha bar called the Nyala Lounge, saying the move came in the interest of public and patron safety. But the owner says he should have been given a chance to defend himself in...

    City officials have shut down a north Edmonton shisha bar called the Nyala Lounge, saying the move came in the interest of public and patron safety. But the owner says he should have been given a chance to defend himself in court.

    'Gross incompetence': Son of Wettlaufer victim breaks down during testimony

    'Gross incompetence': Son of Wettlaufer victim breaks down during testimony


    Emotions ran high as relatives and friends of nursing home residents killed by disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer testified today at Ontario's public inquiry into long-term care in St....

    Emotions ran high as relatives and friends of nursing home residents killed by disgraced nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer testified today at Ontario's public inquiry into long-term care in St. Thomas.