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    Environmental activists frustrated COP24 deal not strong enough

    Environmental activists frustrated COP24 deal not strong enough


    Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and environmental activists are emphasizing that more action is needed to combat climate change despite a recent deal reached by countries at a UN climate...

    Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and environmental activists are emphasizing that more action is needed to combat climate change despite a recent deal reached by countries at a UN climate summit.

    Trudeau rules out snap election, so vote will fall Oct. 21

    Trudeau rules out snap election, so vote will fall Oct. 21


    Trudeau says he is happy to rule out the prospect of a snap ballot, meaning Canadians can expect to go to the polls Oct....

    Trudeau says he is happy to rule out the prospect of a snap ballot, meaning Canadians can expect to go to the polls Oct. 21.

    Victims of Strasbourg Christmas market attack honoured as death toll rises to 5

    Victims of Strasbourg Christmas market attack honoured as death toll rises to 5


    The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square, not far from where a gunman opened fire on Tuesday evening. Strasbourg Mayor Roland Ries praised the city's resilience in the face of...

    The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square, not far from where a gunman opened fire on Tuesday evening. Strasbourg Mayor Roland Ries praised the city's resilience in the face of hardship.

    Ontario government cuts $25M in funding for specialized school programs

    Ontario government cuts $25M in funding for specialized school programs


    The cut will mean the end of a number of initiatives for at-risk youth, including an after-school program established in the wake of the so-called "summer of the gun" in...

    The cut will mean the end of a number of initiatives for at-risk youth, including an after-school program established in the wake of the so-called "summer of the gun" in Toronto.

    Brexit pressure rises, but U.K. politicians say no to second vote

    Brexit pressure rises, but U.K. politicians say no to second vote


    Britain's government is not preparing for a second referendum on Brexit, ministers said on Sunday, sticking to the script that Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could still pass through Parliament with a few...

    Britain's government is not preparing for a second referendum on Brexit, ministers said on Sunday, sticking to the script that Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could still pass through Parliament with a few changes.

    Some cauliflower, red and green lettuce sold in Canada recalled after U.S. investigation

    Some cauliflower, red and green lettuce sold in Canada recalled after U.S. investigation


    Due to a possible E-coli contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce products produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, Calif., have been...

    Due to a possible E-coli contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce products produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, Calif., have been recalled.

    Most Canadian employees are ready to quit their jobs, survey finds

    Most Canadian employees are ready to quit their jobs, survey finds


    A low unemployment rate coupled with greater desire for growth on the job means employers must step up their game to keep staff happy. A survey conducted by Nielson has found that three quarters of employees surveyed would leave their jobs for another...

    A low unemployment rate coupled with greater desire for growth on the job means employers must step up their game to keep staff happy. A survey conducted by Nielson has found that three quarters of employees surveyed would leave their jobs for another opportunity.

    Cameras in a plastic surgeon's office: The Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

    Cameras in a plastic surgeon's office: The Marketplace consumer cheat sheet


    CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including a surgeon who may be filming patients without their consent, a jump in auto thefts across the country, and recall of U by Kotex...

    CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including a surgeon who may be filming patients without their consent, a jump in auto thefts across the country, and recall of U by Kotex tampons.

    20 years after coming out, Mark Tewksbury reflects on life as a gay Olympian

    20 years after coming out, Mark Tewksbury reflects on life as a gay Olympian


    Canadian Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury recently sat down with The National's Adrienne Arsenault to talk about what has changed for gay athletes since he came out, the future of the Olympic games and the politics surrounding...

    Canadian Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury recently sat down with The National's Adrienne Arsenault to talk about what has changed for gay athletes since he came out, the future of the Olympic games and the politics surrounding them.

    Punches thrown during anti-immigration protest in Edmonton

    Punches thrown during anti-immigration protest in Edmonton


    A fist fight broke out during an anti-immigration protest in downtown Edmonton Saturday afternoon, before police moved in to separate protesters and counter-demonstrators, comprising about 150 people in...

    A fist fight broke out during an anti-immigration protest in downtown Edmonton Saturday afternoon, before police moved in to separate protesters and counter-demonstrators, comprising about 150 people in total.

    Countries reach agreement on Paris climate accord rules at COP24

    Countries reach agreement on Paris climate accord rules at COP24


    After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global...

    After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.

    Western alienation: Let's be clear, the West didn't pull away until it was pushed away

    Western alienation: Let's be clear, the West didn't pull away until it was pushed away


    "The national message, intended or not, seems to be: you are poisoning the earth but send us your billions in oil revenue until we implement policies that will strangle your economy," writes Monte Solberg, a former federal cabinet minister and MP, and...

    "The national message, intended or not, seems to be: you are poisoning the earth but send us your billions in oil revenue until we implement policies that will strangle your economy," writes Monte Solberg, a former federal cabinet minister and MP, and staunch Albertan.

    GPS bike-share program in China credited with reducing gridlock and smog

    GPS bike-share program in China credited with reducing gridlock and smog


    Since the beginning of last year, Chinese cities have been awash with 23 million GPS-equipped bicycles, part of a bike share program that has been credited with changing traffic patterns across the country, writes Saša...

    Since the beginning of last year, Chinese cities have been awash with 23 million GPS-equipped bicycles, part of a bike share program that has been credited with changing traffic patterns across the country, writes Saša Petricic.

    Brightest comet of the year makes its closest approach to Earth on Sunday

    Brightest comet of the year makes its closest approach to Earth on Sunday


    If you have clear skies and are willing to brave the chilly temperatures, you might want to head to a dark site and look for a passing...

    If you have clear skies and are willing to brave the chilly temperatures, you might want to head to a dark site and look for a passing visitor.