Kyle Lowry agrees to $31 Million extension with Raptors

Kyle Lowry agrees to $31 Million extension with Raptors

Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a $31 million, one-year extension. The new contract could keep Lowry with the NBA champions through the 2020-21 season. The star guard was entering the final year of a $100 million, three-year deal...
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MacLean says he doesn't believe Cherry is racist

MacLean says he doesn't believe Cherry is racist

Days after addressing Don Cherry's dismissal during a "Hockey Night in Canada" broadcast, sports broadcaster Ron MacLean says he doesn't believe his former co-host is a racist. MacLean, the long-time co-host of "Coach's Corner" with Cherry, is in ...
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‘Remember who we’re fighting for,’ Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

‘Remember who we’re fighting for,’ Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

As his caucus was sworn-in Tuesday NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Canadians sent a message they want Parliament to work, and he’s going to work hard to make that happen. Singh said after his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau there was an o...
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Manitoba throne speech focuses on small tax cuts, campaign promises

Manitoba throne speech focuses on small tax cuts, campaign promises

Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government promised to cut taxes, hire more health-care workers and boost its crime-fighting efforts in the coming year in a list priorities laid out in Tuesday’s throne speech. Premier Brian Pallister says his ...
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Groups urge rejection of mill's pipeline plan

Groups urge rejection of mill's pipeline plan

Groups that have voiced concerns about a Nova Scotia pulp mill's plan to pump millions of litres of treated wastewater into the Northumberland Strait are urging the province to reject the proposal. The Town of Pictou, Pictou Landing First Nation, ...
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Buying your first stock requires lots of research before you take the plunge

Buying your first stock requires lots of research before you take the plunge

Most young people are often more concerned with covering rent than investing. Many professionals agree that buying individual stocks isn't the best move for those new to investing. By age 30, Robin Speziale had bucked the trend and built a stock p...
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Federal Court orders Canada's ISPs to block piracy website for first time

Federal Court orders Canada's ISPs to block piracy website for first time

A Federal Court is ordering Canada's internet service providers to block websites for a company that's offering pirated television streaming online. The precedent-setting move is the first time such an order has been made in Canada, and a judge sa...
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Enrico Colantoni on playing Fred Rogers' right-hand man

Enrico Colantoni on playing Fred Rogers' right-hand man

The film 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' delves into the adult lessons imparted by children's entertainer Fred Rogers. Canadian co-star Enrico Colantoni, who plays Rogers' producer and right-hand man Bill Isler, says he took them to heart, a...
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Chick-fil-A to halt donations to groups against gay marriage

Chick-fil-A to halt donations to groups against gay marriage

Chick-fil-A is ending donations to three groups that oppose gay marriage. It's part of an effort to halt protests and broaden its customer base. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and the Salvation Army, who Chick-fil-a donated US$1.65 mil...
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Ian Williams wins $100k Giller prize

Ian Williams wins $100k Giller prize

Ian Williams won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize at a Toronto gala Monday night. The Vancouver-based writer’s debut novel, “Reproduction,” traces the ties that bind a cross-cultural chosen family in Williams’ hometown of Brampton, Ont. Willia...
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Charges dropped against climate protesters

Charges dropped against climate protesters

Cheers erupted outside a Toronto courtroom Monday after a group of 20 protesters arrested during climate demonstrations last month saw the charges against them withdrawn. Crown attorneys told a packed court it would not be in the public interest t...
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Closing arguments begin in B.C. trial over private health care

Closing arguments begin in B.C. trial over private health care

The legal team for a doctor who owns a private surgical clinic began making closing arguments Monday for why patients should be allowed to pay for private health care in British Columbia. Dr. Brian Day, CEO of Cambie Surgeries Corporation, says he...
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Education minister offers mediation, teachers vote for strike

Education minister offers mediation, teachers vote for strike

Education Minister Stephen Lecce called on Ontario's major teachers' unions to enter into mediation Monday. Three of Ontario's four major teachers' unions are taking steps toward potential strikes as they negotiate with the government for new cont...
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Montreal Impact unveil French soccer star Thierry Henry as new head coach

Montreal Impact unveil French soccer star Thierry Henry as new head coach

The Montreal Impact have a new head coach once again as they unveiled retired French soccer star Thierry Henry on Monday. Henry says he's looking forward to the opportunity. He's preaching patience as he tries to get the club on the right track.
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Driver who used SUV to shield pedestrians from speeding car says he doesn't feel like a hero

Driver who used SUV to shield pedestrians from speeding car says he doesn't feel like a hero

The City of Montreal is honouring a man who is being hailed as a hero after he used his SUV to shield pedestrians from a speeding car. Mayor Valerie Plante praised Erick Marciano’s act of courage as she presented him with a certificate of honour a...
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L'hiver devrait être froid et mouvementé à travers le Canada

L'hiver devrait être froid et mouvementé à travers le Canada

L'hiver sera long, froid et désordonné dans la majeure partie du Canada, selon les prévisions saisonnières publiées lundi par MétéoMédia.Le mois de novembre a déjà apporté des chutes de neige historiquement précoces dans le sud de l’Ontario et des...
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Inquiry into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family delayed

Inquiry into deaths of former soldier and his Nova Scotia family delayed

An inquiry into the case of Lionel Desmond, the Afghan war veteran who killed his mother, wife and daughter before turning the weapon on himself in early 2017, was supposed to start Monday. Instead, it has been adjourned for more than a month with...
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Trudeau welcomes the King of Jordan

Trudeau welcomes the King of Jordan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praises the leadership Jordan's King Abdullah II has shown in the Middle East on his fifth visit to Canada in his 20 years as leader of the strategically important Middle Eastern country that borders Syria and Iraq. A...
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Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada

The Weather Network has released its winter forecast, and it's looking a little bleak. Chief meteorgolist Chris Scott says the season will be long, cold and messy across much of Canada this year. He says the early start to winter in southern Ontar...
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Blue Bombers Grey Cup bound

Blue Bombers Grey Cup bound

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have ousted the Saskatchewan Roughriders 20-13 in the CFL’s West Division final. Winnipeg’s last Grey Cup win was 29 years ago. The Bombers will attempt to end that drought Sunday against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Calgary.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Nov. 18th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Nov. 18th

Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech on Tuesday to the International Finance Club of Montreal on safeguarding the financial system. George Weston Ltd. will release its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday. TC Energ...
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats headed to the Grey Cup

Hamilton Tiger-Cats headed to the Grey Cup

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats continue their dream season, heading to the Grey Cup after defeating the Edmonton Eskimos 36-16 in the CFL Eastern Final. Hamilton last won the CFL championship in 1999.
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Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Mourners gather at vigil for 2-year-old killed by falling A/C unit

Family and community members gathered in Toronto Saturday at a vigil for two-year-old Crystal Mirogho, who died after an air conditioning unit fell from an 8th floor apartment window on Monday. Mourners remembered her as a sweet and loving child w...
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More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to First Nation

More than 2,000-year-old bison skull returned to First Nation

A more than 2,000-year-old bison skull unearthed during utility work in downtown Banff, Alta., has been returned to a southern Alberta Indigenous community. Contractors with Fortis Alberta were replacing street lights in the scenic mountain town i...
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Kenney speaks on conscience rights

Kenney speaks on conscience rights

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there will be a free vote in the house on a private member's bill that if passed would not allow health providers to be sued or sanctioned in any way for withholding services in areas like abortion, assisted suici...
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