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    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now


    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation...

    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.

    Doug Ford pulls Ontario representative from Washington

    Doug Ford pulls Ontario representative from Washington


    Ontario's new premier has removed the province's representative in Washington, D.C., from her position and it's not clear whether Doug Ford intends to replace Monique Smith or scrap the position. Her departure comes at a time when ongoing trade issues...

    Ontario's new premier has removed the province's representative in Washington, D.C., from her position and it's not clear whether Doug Ford intends to replace Monique Smith or scrap the position. Her departure comes at a time when ongoing trade issues with the U.S. could impact Ontario's economy.

    Pipeline protesters predict number of arrests over Trans Mountain will eclipse War in the Woods

    Pipeline protesters predict number of arrests over Trans Mountain will eclipse War in the Woods


    Protest organizers against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project say they believe the number of people arrested for civil disobedience will rise or even surpass the number arrested fighting to stop logging in Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of...

    Protest organizers against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project say they believe the number of people arrested for civil disobedience will rise or even surpass the number arrested fighting to stop logging in Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island more than two decades ago.

    Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be

    Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be


    The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty...

    The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty line. Who are these people,? Not necessarily who you might think.

    Questions for coroner, provincial officials as Wettlaufer inquiry resumes

    Questions for coroner, provincial officials as Wettlaufer inquiry resumes


    After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes...

    After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes today.

    Number of government employees fired for misconduct, incompetence sees sharp increase

    Number of government employees fired for misconduct, incompetence sees sharp increase


    The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC...

    The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC News.

    Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies

    Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies


    While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national...

    While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national carrier.

    Father, son charged with killing 13 horses have history of theft, fraud, starving animals

    Father, son charged with killing 13 horses have history of theft, fraud, starving animals


    Members of a family accused of letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., have a history of fraud, theft and starving animals, a CBC Toronto investigation has...

    Members of a family accused of letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., have a history of fraud, theft and starving animals, a CBC Toronto investigation has found.

    Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory

    Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory


    It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with red, white and blue Sunday afternoon as France poured in the goals and, finally, won the World Cup...

    It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with red, white and blue Sunday afternoon as France poured in the goals and, finally, won the World Cup 4-2.

    Ray Emery remembered by hockey community

    Ray Emery remembered by hockey community


    Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on...

    Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on Sunday.

    Canada's diversity not reflected on the silver screen, say actors, screenwriters of colour

    Canada's diversity not reflected on the silver screen, say actors, screenwriters of colour


    A McGill University study found nonwhite actors are disproportionately underrepresented in Hollywood films — a phenomenon also seen in Canada, according to industry...

    A McGill University study found nonwhite actors are disproportionately underrepresented in Hollywood films — a phenomenon also seen in Canada, according to industry professionals.

    Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett

    Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett


    Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last...

    Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last year.

    Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour

    Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton harbour


    Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray...

    Hamilton police have confirmed that the man who drowned in Hamilton harbour was former Ottawa Senators goalie Ray Emery.

    Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win

    Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win


    Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving...

    Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving French flags.

    Man denied exemption to union dues on religious grounds, after board rules his objections are political

    Man denied exemption to union dues on religious grounds, after board rules his objections are political


    Robert Alan Bogunovic told the B.C. Labour Relations Board his religious and political views had become irreconcilable with his membership in the B.C. Teachers Federation. The board says it was more of a political...

    Robert Alan Bogunovic told the B.C. Labour Relations Board his religious and political views had become irreconcilable with his membership in the B.C. Teachers Federation. The board says it was more of a political disagreement.

    'Abandoned by my country': Former hostage in Syria says Canada let him down

    'Abandoned by my country': Former hostage in Syria says Canada let him down


    In 2013, Syrian rebels abducted Canadian lawyer Carl Campeau while he was working for the UN, and kept him hostage for eight months. Neither the UN nor the Canadian government would pay ransom for his release. Although he managed to escape, he continues...

    In 2013, Syrian rebels abducted Canadian lawyer Carl Campeau while he was working for the UN, and kept him hostage for eight months. Neither the UN nor the Canadian government would pay ransom for his release. Although he managed to escape, he continues to live in fear and feels abandoned both by his country and his employer.