Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Wrongful conviction lawsuit filed in Derksen case

Mark Grant, the man who spent a decade behind bars the murder of 13-year-old Winnipeg girl Candace Derksen, is suing the Manitoba government and City of Winnipeg for $8.5 million. Grant was eventually found not guilty of the crime in a second tria...
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Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

The City of Montreal has plans to forbid grocery chains and other stores from throwing out edible food and useful clothing. The measures are aimed at cutting waste at its source and reducing the amount that ends up in landfills as part of the city...
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Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

The Atlantic Salmon Federation says Newfoundland and Labrador should restart an environmental assessment for a planned salmon farm expansion project. The salmon hatchery in western Newfoundland is proposed by Northern Harvest Sea Farms, the same c...
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Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Andrew Scheer continues to warn against a potential Liberal-NDP coalition government while pushing for a Conservative majority. Scheer’s comments at a Brampton, Ont., campaign stop come as opinion polls continue to suggest Monday’s vote will resul...
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Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Greta Thunberg recognizes the province's oil and gas industry efforts to reduce its emissions. Thunberg is expected to join a march from a downtown Edmonton park to a climate strike rally at the Alberta legislatu...
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Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements — or are considering the change. Air Transat says it has stopped using the salutation as well as its French equivalent, "Mesdames et messi...
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Food fraud common in Canada: study

Food fraud common in Canada: study

A study conducted by Oceana Canada has found more than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled. In July 2019, the organization tested 90 samples from 50 locations in Montreal and found tha...
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Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Whether it is a nervous investor looking for a safe haven amid volatile markets or someone with a big purchase coming up and a need to keep some cash safe and easily accessible, investors need to shop around if they want to earn the best possible ...
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Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

The gloves are coming off as the federal election campaign nears its end. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau campaigned in Montreal today, where he accused Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives of running a "nasty" campaign. Meanwhile, at a raucous event...
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Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Alberta families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash say they will continue to fight for changes to provincial trucking regulations. Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced Calgary truck driver ran a stop sign a...
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Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Vanessa Rodel, one of the refugees who helped briefly shelter U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong six years ago, is asking the federal government to approve the asylum applications of the others who helped him. Rodel arrived in Canada l...
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Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government would ensure that provinces meet their obligation to fund out-of-hospital abortions. Trudeau made the pledge today in New Brunswick, where the province's Progressive Conservative gov...
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