$60 million from federal carbon tax promised for green projects in schools

$60 million from federal carbon tax promised for green projects in schools

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced Tuesday $60 million from the federal carbon tax would go to schools for green projects. But the program relies on the buy-in of conservative premiers in four provinces receiving the money.
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Raptors president weighs in on championship season

Raptors president weighs in on championship season

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri discussed a wide variety of topics at a season-ending media availability Tuesday at the team's practice facility. Ujiri's long-term future, Kawhi Leonard's plans, the championship parade and the Raptors' run t...
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Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Experts say plus-sized male fashion is taking off. Hamilton-based model Kyle Andrew, who is with Toronto-based B&M Models' XXL division, says the men's fashion space is still behind the curvy movement women have had but it's growing.
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The courting of Kawhi: Toronto, LA go to great lengths to entice NBA star

The courting of Kawhi: Toronto, LA go to great lengths to entice NBA star

A pair of billboards in the Los Angeles area are attempting to lure Kawhi Leonard back to his southern California roots. Specifically to join the Los Angeles Clippers. It's the latest move in the war to lure the NBA free agent's signature. Earlier...
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Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

Plus-sized male fashion is taking off, say experts

The plus-size models story will be moving today. Video looks good. Here's a slightly-tweaked caption: Caption: Experts say plus-sized male fashion is taking off. Hamilton-based model Kyle Andrew, who is with Toronto-based B&M Models' XXL division,...
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David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth after space mission

David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth after space mission

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques has returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station. In video provided by the Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Jacques was joined by NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Russian cos...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in Montreal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in Montreal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends Fete Nationale events in the Montreal neighbourhoods of Pointe-aux-Trembles and Villeray. Fete Nationale, also known as St-Jean-Baptiste Day, is celebrated every June 24.
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'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations

'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations

"Toy Story 4" topped this weekend's box office earning US$118 million. But the animated film did not surpass Disney's high expectations. Disney predicted that the latest Pixar film could earn up to $140 million domestically in its debut weekend. "...
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Tom Hardy is officially returning for 'Venom' sequel

Tom Hardy is officially returning for 'Venom' sequel

English actor Tom Hardy has been confirmed to return as "Venom" in an upcoming sequel. The producer of the original film, Amy Pascal, revealed that the 41-year-old actor will be reprising his role. Hardy will again play the titular Symbiote a.k.a....
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Canada Day event with declining attendance cancelled at Ontario legislature

Canada Day event with declining attendance cancelled at Ontario legislature

Ontario's legislature will no longer host a Canada Day celebration. Government officials say the decades-old tradition has seen a huge decline in attendance over the years. It's estimated that 5,000 people attended last year's event, down from 25...
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Via Ferrata route takes novice climbers to an all-time high

Via Ferrata route takes novice climbers to an all-time high

Metal cables, rungs, pegs, carved steps, ladders and bridges, all secured deep into the mountain rock, help novice climbers conquer their fears at Mount Norquay's via ferrata in Banff National Park. Italian for "iron road," Via Ferrata is an assis...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 24th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 24th

BlackBerry Ltd. will report its first-quarter results on Wednesday. Empire Company Ltd. will release its fourth-quarter and year-end results on Thursday. Shaw Communications Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results on Thursday...
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