Conservative, Liberal and NDP leaders focus on family, housing and health care

Conservative, Liberal and NDP leaders focus on family, housing and health care

Party leaders spent their first full day on the campaign trail promising to help families — Andrew Scheer by cutting taxes on family-leave benefits, Justin Trudeau by seeking to cut house prices with a tax targeting speculators, and Jagmeet Singh ...
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Party leaders make final pitches on eve of federal election

Party leaders make final pitches on eve of federal election

Party leaders were in British Columbia on Sunday to make one final push for the hearts and minds of voters before Monday's federal election. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made an appeal to voters in Quebec to reject the Bloc Quebecois and accused ...
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'Seek and destroy' revelations rock final days of federal campaign

'Seek and destroy' revelations rock final days of federal campaign

Andrew Scheer found himself on the defensive Saturday in Toronto amid allegations that his Conservatives hired a well-known political operative to smear his upstart right-wing rival Maxime Bernier and the People’s Party of Canada. Liberal Leader J...
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Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg stayed away from any direct criticism of Alberta's oilsands as she took her message to the provincial capital. The 16-year-old told thousands of people in front of the legislature in Edmonton that the future...
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Scheer denies he's spreading misinformation; Trudeau talks Bill 21; Singh pushes back against leader

Scheer denies he's spreading misinformation; Trudeau talks Bill 21; Singh pushes back against leader

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer denied Friday that he’s spreading misinformation in recent attacks against the Liberals and the NDP, insisting that all he’s doing is urging Justin Trudeau to be honest about how he intends to finance his platform...
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Farnworth: BC consumers won’t see edibles until New Year

Farnworth: BC consumers won’t see edibles until New Year

B.C. Solicitor General Mike Farnworth says consumers in the province shouldn’t expect to see cannabis-based edibles be available in retail outlets until early in the New Year because the 60-day waiting period falls into late December.
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Alberta teen convicted in shooting of German tourist west of Calgary

Alberta teen convicted in shooting of German tourist west of Calgary

A youth has been found guilty of shooting a German tourist in the head on a highway west of Calgary last year. A judge convicted the boy from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, who cannot be identified because he was 16 at the time, of aggravated ass...
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Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Mark Grant, the man who spent a decade behind bars the murder of 13-year-old Winnipeg girl Candace Derksen, is suing the Manitoba government and City of Winnipeg for $8.5 million. Grant was eventually found not guilty of the crime in a second tria...
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Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

The City of Montreal has plans to forbid grocery chains and other stores from throwing out edible food and useful clothing. The measures are aimed at cutting waste at its source and reducing the amount that ends up in landfills as part of the city...
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Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

The Atlantic Salmon Federation says Newfoundland and Labrador should restart an environmental assessment for a planned salmon farm expansion project. The salmon hatchery in western Newfoundland is proposed by Northern Harvest Sea Farms, the same c...
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Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Andrew Scheer continues to warn against a potential Liberal-NDP coalition government while pushing for a Conservative majority. Scheer’s comments at a Brampton, Ont., campaign stop come as opinion polls continue to suggest Monday’s vote will resul...
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Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Greta Thunberg recognizes the province's oil and gas industry efforts to reduce its emissions. Thunberg is expected to join a march from a downtown Edmonton park to a climate strike rally at the Alberta legislatu...
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Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements — or are considering the change. Air Transat says it has stopped using the salutation as well as its French equivalent, "Mesdames et messi...
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Food fraud common in Canada: study

Food fraud common in Canada: study

A study conducted by Oceana Canada has found more than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled. In July 2019, the organization tested 90 samples from 50 locations in Montreal and found tha...
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Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Whether it is a nervous investor looking for a safe haven amid volatile markets or someone with a big purchase coming up and a need to keep some cash safe and easily accessible, investors need to shop around if they want to earn the best possible ...
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Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

The gloves are coming off as the federal election campaign nears its end. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau campaigned in Montreal today, where he accused Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives of running a "nasty" campaign. Meanwhile, at a raucous event...
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Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Alberta families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash say they will continue to fight for changes to provincial trucking regulations. Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced Calgary truck driver ran a stop sign a...
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Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Vanessa Rodel, one of the refugees who helped briefly shelter U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong six years ago, is asking the federal government to approve the asylum applications of the others who helped him. Rodel arrived in Canada l...
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Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government would ensure that provinces meet their obligation to fund out-of-hospital abortions. Trudeau made the pledge today in New Brunswick, where the province's Progressive Conservative gov...
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Research meal kits before making a choice

Research meal kits before making a choice

A Toronto-based nutritionist recommends looking closely at food portion, the foods you like and how often you intend to eat before researching what kind of prepared meal service or kit is best for you. Lonie Murdock says over the last few years s...
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How to make ice roads last longer in warming climate

How to make ice roads last longer in warming climate

Across Canada, there are at least 10,000 kilometres of roads that depend on freezing temperatures. Most are in Ontario, but they exist in four provinces and two territories For dozens of isolated communities, they are the only way in and out that ...
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Toronto-specific slang on the rise

Toronto-specific slang on the rise

A Toronto-area researcher says the city's rising influence in pop culture has led to a growth in slang. Derek Denis assistant professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga says the city's diverse population is part of the reason why. He says ...
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Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Andrew Scheer raised the spectre of a tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government and urged Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21. The Conservative leader's pitch came a day after NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he would be op...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 14th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 14th

Aphria Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial results on Monday Statistics Canada will release its Consumer Price Index for September on Wednesday Kinder Morgan Canada hosts one of its last quarterly conference cal...
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Singh says he'd form coalition to stop Tories as Trudeau pushes strategic voting

Singh says he'd form coalition to stop Tories as Trudeau pushes strategic voting

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says that he would do "whatever it takes" to prevent the Conservatives from assuming power, including forming a coalition with the Liberals. Singh's comments come as he pushes back against a Liberal strategic voting messag...
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