Halifax agrees to contribute $20M toward construction of stadium for CFL team

Halifax agrees to contribute $20M toward construction of stadium for CFL team

Halifax council voted to move ahead with a stadium project by a business group hoping to land a CFL franchise for the East Coast city. Council voted 10 to 7 to accept a staff recommendation of a one-time $20-million contribution toward constructio...
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Canadian troops are on their way to Newfoundland and Labrador to help the province dig out from a mo

Canadian troops are on their way to Newfoundland and Labrador to help the province dig out from a mo

Defence minister Harjit Sajjan says that Canadian troops are on their way to Newfoundland and Labrador to help the province dig out from the snow storm that hit the area. Federal ministers say up to 300 troops will stay for as long as they’re needed.
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Canada keeping up pressure on Iran to let outside experts analyse downed plane's black boxes

Canada keeping up pressure on Iran to let outside experts analyse downed plane's black boxes

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne has written his Iranian counterpart to stress Canada's insistence that the black boxes from downed Ukrainian airlines flight PS752 be analysed by experts in Ukraine or France. His pressure comes...
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Toronto Blue Jays debut new uniforms

Toronto Blue Jays debut new uniforms

The Toronto Blue Jays unveiled their new third jerseys on Saturday at Winter Fest, an indoor celebration at Rogers Centre. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio and Randal Grichuk modelled the retro-looking baby blue uniforms for fans o...
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Researcher discusses new method of determining pain in cats

Researcher discusses new method of determining pain in cats

They may appear aloof and peaceful but a new scientific study says cats might be suffering in silence. The study by Dr. Daniel Pang from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and a colleague from the University of Montreal, says...
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Families of PS752 to get $25K payments from Ottawa

Families of PS752 to get $25K payments from Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa will pay families $25,000 for each of the 57 Canadian citizens and 29 permanent residents who died when Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet. Trudeau says the money is intended to cover the cost of fun...
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St. John’s shuts down under blizzard warning

St. John’s shuts down under blizzard warning

The City of St. John’s declared a state of emergency Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city. Environment Canada issued wind and blizzard warnings across Newfoundland, with the heaviest impacts expected in the eastern part of the islan...
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Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor

Early flu strain making kids sick: doctor

Canada's chief public health officer says more children are being hospitalized this flu season because of an early spike in a strain of influenza B, which hits young people hard. Doctor Theresa Tam says that strain is circulating across the countr...
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Dignitaries honour John Crosbie at state funeral

Dignitaries honour John Crosbie at state funeral

Past and present politicians filed into the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John's, N.L. for the funeral service of John Crosbie. Former prime ministers Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney filled out the front pews with past and present...
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Finance minister Bill Morneau sits with Calgary business group in pre-budget consultation

Finance minister Bill Morneau sits with Calgary business group in pre-budget consultation

Both Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Adam Legge, president of the Business Council of Alberta, said there was much to agree on in a pre-budget consultation Thursday morning in Calgary. But Legge added economic fear that has boosted separatist se...
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Ford criticizes teachers' union leadership

Ford criticizes teachers' union leadership

Premier Doug Ford is criticizing the heads of Ontario's major teachers' unions, saying the groups have "bad leadership." Ford made the comments at Queen's Park Thursday as all four unions are engaged in various job actions, including rotating stri...
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Countries call on Iran for compensation

Countries call on Iran for compensation

Canada and other countries are demanding compensation from Iran for the families of people killed when Iranian forces shot down an airliner leaving Tehran, killing everyone on board. There are four other elements to the agreement among Canada, Bri...
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Money Monitor: Sorting investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

Money Monitor: Sorting investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

Retirement planning experts say it's important to sort through and de-clutter investments gathered over your working life as you retire. The process should result in a schedule that will allow those divergent savings vehicles to be employed in the...
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Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles to go on sale via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals are now available for sale through the Ontario Cannabis Store's website. The province's pot distributor says 70 new items tested by Health Canada can be purchased online. Among the new products are cannabis-...
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Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims

Universities across Canada hold moment of silence for plane crash victims

Universities across Canada held a moment of silence today to honour the 176 victims of a plane crash in Iran last week. Many students, faculty and researchers from more than a dozen Canadian universities were among those who died when the Ukraine ...
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Eyeing U.S. and domestic markets, Air Canada unveils first Airbus A220 jet

Eyeing U.S. and domestic markets, Air Canada unveils first Airbus A220 jet

Air Canada is unveiling its first Airbus A220 jetliner, one of an eventual 45 it aims to let loose on the North American market. The narrow-body aircraft grants Canada's largest airline greater range and cost savings as the company tries to shore ...
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Canada pushing for more access to PS752 probe, Garneau says

Canada pushing for more access to PS752 probe, Garneau says

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada is pushing Iranian authorities to provide Canadian investigators with greater access to the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 probe. In a press conference, Garneau explains what that might mean...
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Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

As Canadian firefighters boarded flights Wednesday to battle blazes in Australia, they said there are some differences in the tactics they'll employ compared to local fires. In Halifax, the first three of 69 forest firefighters heading to the isla...
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Garneau says countries to send ‘strong messages’ to Iran on PS752 probe

Garneau says countries to send ‘strong messages’ to Iran on PS752 probe

Transport Minister Marc Garneau has provided an update on federal efforts to help the families of victims from the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 tragedy. Canada is hosting a meeting of countries whose citizens were on the flight, and...
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Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

Wave of Canadian firefighters expect tailored tactics to battle Australian blazes

As Canadian firefighters boarded flights Wednesday to battle blazes in Australia, they said there are some differences in the tactics they'll employ compared to local fires. In Halifax, the first three of 69 forest firefighters heading to the isla...
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Victoria comfortable landing spot for Prince Harry and Meghan

Victoria comfortable landing spot for Prince Harry and Meghan

A royal expert says Prince Harry and Meghan wouldn't be the first couple to visit Victoria and end up wanting to make British Columbia's capital city their home. The city's mild winters by Canadian standards, British heritage and laid-back Vancouv...
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Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen in Halifax ceremony

Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen in Halifax ceremony

A Nova Scotia chocolate maker who came to Canada as a Syrian refugee has become a Canadian citizen. Tareq Hadhad, the founder of Peace by Chocolate in Antigonish, took part in a special citizenship ceremony Wednesday in Halifax. Hadhad's family ha...
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Five things about Prince Harry and Meghan in Canada

Five things about Prince Harry and Meghan in Canada

Here are five things you should know about what official role Prince Harry and Meghan might play here in Canada. Would Prince Harry have any royal powers? Could Harry and Meghan take on an official role in Canada? Could Prince Harry become the nex...
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Province to help parents affected by education sector strikes

Province to help parents affected by education sector strikes

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the government will give money to parents affected by rotating teachers' strikes, with compensation for child care ranging from $25 to $60 per day of missed school. Lecce says the funding is intended t...
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Trudeau's special representative to the Prairies visits Calgary

Trudeau's special representative to the Prairies visits Calgary

The man appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to be his special representative for the Prairie provinces took a conciliatory tone at a Calgary business luncheon Tuesday. Winnipeg MP Jim Carr told his audience that he understands that the Libe...
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