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Changes needed to death tracking in Ontario, chief coroner says at Wettlaufer inquiry

Budget cuts at the Ontario coroner's office mean fewer deaths in nursing homes are investigated, the chief coroner testified Monday at the Wettlaufer inquiry. In 2007, more than 3,300 deaths in long-term care were investigated by one of 350 local coroners, co
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Changes needed to death tracking in Ontario, chief coroner says at Wettlaufer inquiry

Budget cuts at the Ontario coroner's office mean fewer deaths in nursing homes are investigated, the chief coroner testified Monday at the Wettlaufer inquiry. In 2007, more than 3,300 deaths in long-term care were investigated by one of 350 local coroners, compared to 927 in 2015.

1 in 6 Canadians struggling with finances, Angus Reid survey finds

More than a quarter of Canadians are already facing serious financial hardship, according to the findings of a new study released today as part of an examination of poverty.
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1 in 6 Canadians struggling with finances, Angus Reid survey finds

More than a quarter of Canadians are already facing serious financial hardship, according to the findings of a new study released today as part of an examination of poverty.

Ontario Tory minister flip-flops on sex-ed curriculum stance

Ontario's education minister says despite the government's plans to scrap the modernized sex-ed curriculum, students will continue to be taught about things like consent and gender identity this fall.
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Ontario Tory minister flip-flops on sex-ed curriculum stance

Ontario's education minister says despite the government's plans to scrap the modernized sex-ed curriculum, students will continue to be taught about things like consent and gender identity this fall.

Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be

The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty line
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Who earns minimum wage in Alberta? About 100,000 more people than there used to be

The rising wage floor has increased the pay of tens of thousands of Albertans by a small but significant degree. A dollar or two an hour may not sound like a lot to some of us, but for others, it's the difference between living above or below the poverty line. Who are these people,? Not necessarily who you might think.

Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.
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Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.

Despite trade threats Canadian home buyers must plan for still higher rates: Don Pittis

A trade war might be bad for the economy, but not bad enough to stop short-term hikes in U.S. and Canadian borrowing costs.
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Despite trade threats Canadian home buyers must plan for still higher rates: Don Pittis

A trade war might be bad for the economy, but not bad enough to stop short-term hikes in U.S. and Canadian borrowing costs.

Number of government employees fired for misconduct, incompetence sees sharp increase

The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC News.
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Number of government employees fired for misconduct, incompetence sees sharp increase

The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC News.

Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies

While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national carrier.
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Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies

While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national carrier.

From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire

How a small Edmundston-area band with an all-women leadership became one of the most prosperous First Nations in the New Brunswick.
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From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire

How a small Edmundston-area band with an all-women leadership became one of the most prosperous First Nations in the New Brunswick.

Questions for coroner, provincial officials as Wettlaufer inquiry resumes

After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes today.
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Questions for coroner, provincial officials as Wettlaufer inquiry resumes

After shocking revelations in the first part of the Wettlaufer inquiry, a lawyer for the serial killer's victims is expecting to grill Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials as testimony resumes today.

Canadian borrowers mustn't count on trade war to stop rising mortgage costs: Don Pittis

A trade war might be bad for the economy, but not bad enough to stop short-term hikes in U.S. and Canadian borrowing costs.
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Canadian borrowers mustn't count on trade war to stop rising mortgage costs: Don Pittis

A trade war might be bad for the economy, but not bad enough to stop short-term hikes in U.S. and Canadian borrowing costs.

Ray Emery remembered by hockey community

Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on Sunday.
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Ray Emery remembered by hockey community

Former teammates, coaches and executives who played and worked with former NHL goaltender Ray Emery have been expressing condolences online following the 35-year-old's death on Sunday.

Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win

Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving French fla
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Parties on Canadian streets after French World Cup win

Elated French fans burst out of bars and into the streets of Montreal on Sunday, dancing and singing as they celebrated their soccer team's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final. In Toronto, ecstatic fans paraded downtown, cheering and waving French flags.

Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett

Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last year.
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Rescue team frees 1st entangled whale since 2017 death of volunteer Joe Howlett

Campobello Whale Rescue Team freed a young entangled whale Saturday off Brier Island, N.S., its first emergency response on the water since fellow rescuer Joe Howlett's death last year.

Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory

It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with red, white and blue Sunday afternoon as France poured in the goals and, finally, won the World Cup 4-2.
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Thousands of France fans pour onto Montreal streets after 4-2 World Cup victory

It may not be the Champs Elysées, but Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal was swarming with red, white and blue Sunday afternoon as France poured in the goals and, finally, won the World Cup 4-2.

Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes recalled for possible salmonella contamination

There's been a recall issued for Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes due to possible salmonella contamination.
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Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes recalled for possible salmonella contamination

There's been a recall issued for Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes due to possible salmonella contamination.

'Constant anxiety': Sexual assault survivor describes effects of long delays in justice system

According to experts, delays in processing sexual assault charges are common throughout the system.
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'Constant anxiety': Sexual assault survivor describes effects of long delays in justice system

According to experts, delays in processing sexual assault charges are common throughout the system.

Woman dead, man injured after driver hits pedestrians in Burlington, Ont.

A woman was killed and part of a man's leg was amputated after a driver slammed into pedestrians and crashed into a former restaurant patio in Burlington, Ont., on Saturday morning, Halton police said.
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Woman dead, man injured after driver hits pedestrians in Burlington, Ont.

A woman was killed and part of a man's leg was amputated after a driver slammed into pedestrians and crashed into a former restaurant patio in Burlington, Ont., on Saturday morning, Halton police said.

'Dead to me': Aunt's feud with nephew over $1.2M Chase the Ace win hasn't cooled

As an aunt continues to feud with her nephew over a $1.2-million jackpot, a Dalhousie University law school professor suggests the family members seek an alternative to taking the matter to court.
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'Dead to me': Aunt's feud with nephew over $1.2M Chase the Ace win hasn't cooled

As an aunt continues to feud with her nephew over a $1.2-million jackpot, a Dalhousie University law school professor suggests the family members seek an alternative to taking the matter to court.

How you can see 5 planets in one night, no telescope required

It’s the perfect time of the year to do some planet hunting. If you have sharp eyes, you will be able to spot five in the same night.
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How you can see 5 planets in one night, no telescope required

It’s the perfect time of the year to do some planet hunting. If you have sharp eyes, you will be able to spot five in the same night.

Sparks fly between federal, provincial ministers over immigration 'crisis'

A meeting between Canada's federal and provincial Immigration ministers ended bitterly Friday, with federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen openly criticizing the Ontario government for what he called a dangerous and un-Canadian approach to the issue of asy
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Sparks fly between federal, provincial ministers over immigration 'crisis'

A meeting between Canada's federal and provincial Immigration ministers ended bitterly Friday, with federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen openly criticizing the Ontario government for what he called a dangerous and un-Canadian approach to the issue of asylum seekers.

Hudson's Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales

The Hudson's Bay Company says it will no longer carry Ivanka Trump's clothing line at its stores and has already dropped the brand from its website.
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Hudson's Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales

The Hudson's Bay Company says it will no longer carry Ivanka Trump's clothing line at its stores and has already dropped the brand from its website.

Trudeau to shuffle cabinet Wednesday, source says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet next Wednesday as his government readies for the next election amid shifting federal-provincial relations, CBC News has learned.
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Trudeau to shuffle cabinet Wednesday, source says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet next Wednesday as his government readies for the next election amid shifting federal-provincial relations, CBC News has learned.

'Kindness is contagious': 2 more cities planning 'un-birthday' parties for lonely kids

After the success of Brantford's first-ever «un-birthday party» women in Belleville and Ottawa are planning celebrations of their own for next year.
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'Kindness is contagious': 2 more cities planning 'un-birthday' parties for lonely kids

After the success of Brantford's first-ever «un-birthday party» women in Belleville and Ottawa are planning celebrations of their own for next year.

Peter Khill banned from Six Nations territory for life

If Khill, a Hamiton man who was found not-guilty of second-degree murder after he admitted he shot and killed Jon Styres, a First Nation's man, is spotted anywhere on the 18,000-hectares of land Six Nations holds, he will be escorted off by police.
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Peter Khill banned from Six Nations territory for life

If Khill, a Hamiton man who was found not-guilty of second-degree murder after he admitted he shot and killed Jon Styres, a First Nation's man, is spotted anywhere on the 18,000-hectares of land Six Nations holds, he will be escorted off by police.

'The perfect tribute': Broncos' family, friends share stories of their memorial tattoos

People warned McKailyn Ives’ first tattoo might make her sad, or cause her regrets, but the memorial tattoo only brings back sweet and happy memories of her love, Humboldt Broncos’ player Logan Boulet. She's one of several who have gotten tattoos to remem
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'The perfect tribute': Broncos' family, friends share stories of their memorial tattoos

People warned McKailyn Ives’ first tattoo might make her sad, or cause her regrets, but the memorial tattoo only brings back sweet and happy memories of her love, Humboldt Broncos’ player Logan Boulet. She's one of several who have gotten tattoos to remember the Broncos.

Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

British Columbia does not have to hand over the detailed health care records of millions of people to tobacco company Philip Morris International, says Canada's top court.
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Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

British Columbia does not have to hand over the detailed health care records of millions of people to tobacco company Philip Morris International, says Canada's top court.

Executives, professionals connected to cannabis industry avoid travel to U.S. for fear of lifetime ban

Lawyer says Canadians working in the cannabis industry are starting to run into significant problems at the border.
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Executives, professionals connected to cannabis industry avoid travel to U.S. for fear of lifetime ban

Lawyer says Canadians working in the cannabis industry are starting to run into significant problems at the border.

Turning throne speech into reality will pose hurdles for Doug Ford

No one could accuse Ontario Premier Doug Ford's government of being unambitious in the agenda set out in its first speech from the throne.
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Turning throne speech into reality will pose hurdles for Doug Ford

No one could accuse Ontario Premier Doug Ford's government of being unambitious in the agenda set out in its first speech from the throne.

Tribe Called Red dancer says she 'just felt disposable' after being chased, refused taxi ride

Angela Gladue says she felt «disposable» when a Winnipeg taxi driver refused her a ride when she wouldn't pay upfront after being chased down Portage Avenue.
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Tribe Called Red dancer says she 'just felt disposable' after being chased, refused taxi ride

Angela Gladue says she felt «disposable» when a Winnipeg taxi driver refused her a ride when she wouldn't pay upfront after being chased down Portage Avenue.

Service dog 'extremely sick' after stay at PetSmart, owner says

When Corey Dixon left his cardiac service dog, Aspen, at a Toronto PetSmart before taking off for a trip to the Muskoka region, he thought he was giving her a break.
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Service dog 'extremely sick' after stay at PetSmart, owner says

When Corey Dixon left his cardiac service dog, Aspen, at a Toronto PetSmart before taking off for a trip to the Muskoka region, he thought he was giving her a break.

Orange cones got you down? Repairs aren't sexy, and drivers are paying for it

Summer (read: construction season) is in full swing, and if you've noticed the minefield of detours and traffic cones seems especially bad in Canada's largest cities this year, there's a reason — some experts say it's a symptom of poor planning.
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Orange cones got you down? Repairs aren't sexy, and drivers are paying for it

Summer (read: construction season) is in full swing, and if you've noticed the minefield of detours and traffic cones seems especially bad in Canada's largest cities this year, there's a reason — some experts say it's a symptom of poor planning.

Liberal MP asks Twitter to look at parody account she believes is spewing hate

A Liberal MP who was targeted with hate mail and death threats last year over a motion to condemn Islamophobia and systemic racism has asked Twitter to investigate a parody account she believes has crossed the line from funny to hateful.
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Liberal MP asks Twitter to look at parody account she believes is spewing hate

A Liberal MP who was targeted with hate mail and death threats last year over a motion to condemn Islamophobia and systemic racism has asked Twitter to investigate a parody account she believes has crossed the line from funny to hateful.

Indigenous leaders turn down invitation to meeting of premiers

There's still a meeting scheduled for next week between Canada's premiers and Indigenous organizations, but it won't include the leaders of the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami or the Métis National Council. They're all declining the Co
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Indigenous leaders turn down invitation to meeting of premiers

There's still a meeting scheduled for next week between Canada's premiers and Indigenous organizations, but it won't include the leaders of the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami or the Métis National Council. They're all declining the Council of the Federation's invitation again this year.