Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers prep for crowd, protest

Organizers for the 4-20 marijuana demonstration on Parliament Hill say they expect their largest crowd yet for the annual event, but warn celebrants still have concerns with how legalization has rolled out. The Marijuana Party of Canada is pushing...
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Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Canadian actor Mike Myers team up for comedy show

Netflix and Mike Myers are teaming up for a comedy show. The limited series will consist of six episodes and star the "Austin Powers" actor. As of now, there's no release date or title for the show, whose episodes will run 30 minutes long. Its plo...
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Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

Retirees have added reason to file with CRA

This is the time of year when procrastinators begin to fret about filing their income tax forms with Canada Revenue Agency by April 30. Of course, there are many reasons to file on time — such as avoiding expensive late fees and receiving tax refu...
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Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings

Residents of Penticton, B.C., gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember four community members slain Monday in shootings. More than 100 people gathered in a downtown park for a candlelight vigil Wednesday night. Mayor John Vassilaki says the ev...
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Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

Study says peanut allergy treatment safe with specialist

A new study suggests preschoolers who are allergic to peanuts can be treated safely by eating small amounts of peanut protein with guidance from a medical specialist. Senior author and pediatric allergist Dr. Edmond Chan says many allergists shy a...
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Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Incoming Alberta premier Jason Kenney holds first news conference since election

Alberta's incoming premier says a law to repeal the province's carbon tax and another that will cut business taxes will be the first steps his government will take once in power. Jason Kenney has set April 30 for when he and his cabinet will be sw...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Beauce residents clean up after worst flooding in decades

Officials in Beauceville, about 90 kilometres south of Quebec City, said the town hasn't seen such bad flooding since 1971. The town is bracing for more trouble with heavy rain forecast in the coming days. An ice jam that had formed on the river j...
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Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh featured on cover of "Time" magazine's 100 most influential people issue

Canadian actor Sandra Oh is one of the six famous faces on the cover of Time magazine's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World'' issue. Some of the other big names on the list and who will be featured on the magazine's cover include: Sa...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with local mayors in Waterloo Region

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued his swing through Waterloo Region Wednesday, meeting with local mayors and party supporters in separate morning events.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defends the federal carbon price at town hall in Cambridge, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a wide range of questions including those on the federal carbon price at a town hall meeting in Cambridge, Ont.
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Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney

Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
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