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Red Cross claims Liberal MP was verbally abusive, caused confusion at emergency shelter (Details)

WINNIPEG—A member of Parliament is denying an accusation that she caused a disturbance, created confusion and was verbally abusive at an emergency shelter for forest fire evacuees last summer.A three-page complaint filed by...

Lawyer seeking mental tests for former TV journalist accused in bank robberies (Details)

By Lauren KrugelThe Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018MEDICINE HAT, ALTA.—The lawyer for a former TV journalist accused in several bank robberies says he plans to speak to the Crown about arranging for psychiatric...

Saskatchewan seniors knowingly served roast seasoned with hand cleaner (Details)

By The Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018CARROT RIVER, SASK.—The Saskatchewan Health Authority is apologizing to residents of a long-term care home who were knowingly served a beef roast that had been seasoned with...

Saskatchewan man who bulldozed house with people inside sentenced for attempted murder (Details)

By The Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018YORKTON, SASK.—A Saskatchewan man who bulldozed a house with two people inside, including his son’s wife, has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison after pleading...

Jordan Peterson sues Wilfrid Laurier University for defamation over staff remarks during meeting (Details)

Controversial professor and author Jordan Peterson is suing an Ontario university and three of its staff for defamation over remarks allegedly made when a teaching assistant was disciplined for showing a video of...

Disability rights advocates welcome national legislation (Details)

Disability rights advocates welcome long-awaited national accessibility legislation, tabled in Ottawa Wednesday, but say the law needs significant strengthening to meet its goals.“It’s a good starting point and certainly the most substantial piece...

Waterloo police officer who shot Beau Baker wants identity kept secret at coroner’s inquest...

The police officer who fatally shot Beau Baker in Kitchener in 2015 is taking the extraordinary step of asking a court to shield his identity when he testifies at the coroner’s inquest into...

Ontario First Nations set to vote on $1.1-billion treaty deal (Details)

OTTAWA — Seven First Nations spread out from Georgian Bay to Lake Scugog will decide this weekend whether to accept a $1.1-billion settlement from the federal and Ontario governments over a long-standing treaty...

Privacy questions linger two years after Canada-U.S. terror list deal struck (Details)

By The Canadian PressThu., June 21, 2018OTTAWA—More than two years after Canadian and U.S. security agencies signed an updated agreement on sharing information about suspected terrorists, officials are still weighing the program’s privacy...

Facing possible expulsion from the U.S., many former DREAMers could qualify to come to...

OTTAWA–Many of the so-called DREAMers, some 700,000 young immigrants facing potential expulsion under U.S. President Donald Trump, would qualify to immigrate to Canada, according to a briefing note obtained by the Star.The briefing...

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Watch the video for N.E.R.D’s Rihanna-featuring comeback single ‘Lemon’ (Report)

It's the first new material from the trio since they contributed to the 'SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' soundtrack in 2014 N.E.R.D have...