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Baby dies in car after father forgets to bring child to Montreal daycare, police...

A 6-month-old baby boy was found dead by his father who forgot him in the car while he was at work, Montreal police said Friday.The father went to a daycare in Old Montreal...

Newfoundland woman played key role in 1980 Tehran ‘Canadian Caper’ (Details)

By Michael MacDonaldThe Canadian PressFri., June 22, 2018She was a modest woman who rarely drew attention to herself, but Mary Catherine O’Flaherty had an incredible story to tell.Almost 40 years ago, the woman...

Trump sends letter to Trudeau calling for boost in Canada’s NATO defence spending (Details)

By Teresa WrightThe Canadian PressFri., June 22, 2018OTTAWA—As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to attend the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, U.S. President Donald Trump is calling on Canada to meet the alliance’s...

Canada’s top judge says Supreme Court should provide leadership at a time when fundamental...

OTTAWA— Canada’s Chief Justice Richard Wagner said he sees the country’s top court as the most progressive in the world with a leadership role to play to promote democracy, the rule of law...

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s rough ride (Details)

OTTAWA—Jagmeet Singh was supposed to be in Chicoutimi. Headlines heralded the arrival of all three major party leaders to the riding north of Québec City last week, just days before a federal byelection....

Halifax professor resigns over university’s failure to ‘indigenize the academy’ (Details)

HALIFAX—An Indigenous professor at Saint Mary’s University is resigning in protest over what she calls the Halifax university’s failure to “indigenize the academy” and confront the legacy of colonialism.Sandra Muse Isaacs says she’s...

Kamloops residents evacuated after possibly lightning-caused grass fire (Details)

By The Canadian PressFri., June 22, 2018KAMLOOPS, B.C.—Residents in a Kamloops, B.C., neighbourhood were forced to flee Thursday evening as a grass fire burned within metres of 12 homes.A tactical evacuation of the...

Newfoundland confronts its archaic coat of arms depicting ‘noble savage’ (Details)

Another archaic symbol of Canada’s colonial past is under the microscope.The Newfoundland and Labrador government confirmed this week it plans to redesign the province’s 400-year-old coat of arms, which depicts two Indigenous warriors...

Fake police arrest and force woman to deposit cash in latest Canada Revenue scam...

Vancouver police say there’s a new twist on a Canada Revenue Agency scam they’ve been warning the public about and the swindle involves being arrested.Police say a 58-year-old woman received a phone call...

300 academics sign letter urging Trudeau to condemn Israel’s use of force against Gazans...

OTTAWA—About 300 university academics from around the country have signed an open letter calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to keep his word and ensure there is an independent investigation into the Israeli...

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Game of Thrones and Porridge Actor Dies

Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93. The British actor died on Tuesday, December 6, it was confirmed. In...