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Federal MPs denounce B.C. group’s controversial Facebook post targeting Sajjan

1 hour 39 min ago
The “Okanagan Conservatives” posted a photo and link to a critical article about Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, along with the comment: “This is what happens when you have a cabinet based on affirmative action.”
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Exercise is medicine, and doctors are starting to prescribe it

2 hours 6 min ago
If it was a pill, exercise would be a trillion-dollar money-maker prescribed to everyone.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Trudeau to meet key Pacific trade partners at APEC leaders’ summit

2 hours 19 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks into this weekend’s APEC leaders’ summit with a chance to smooth over lingering sore feelings with some of Canada’s key trading partners on the Pacific Rim.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Scheer backs Brexit despite chaos, says it’s giving Britain back control of itself

5 hours 23 min ago
The Canadian Conservative Leader said his support for Britain’s move out of the EU rests not on economics or the practicalities of trade but rather on the principle of sovereignty.
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Southern Alberta man on trial on sex assault, child luring, child porn charges

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:02
Defence lawyer William Wister acknowledged the images are child pornography, but said that his client was not in possession of the material.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

B.C. children’s watchdog calls for help after two dozen children died of drug overdoses last year

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 19:54
“Time to Listen: Youth Voices on Substance Use,” also states substance use by children was prevalent in 154 critical injury reports last year, nearly double what it was in 2016.
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NFL provides University of Calgary $12M for concussions research

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:47
The university is the only Canadian school among five institutions in North America that were awarded a total of US$35 million.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Woman ticketed for not holding escalator handrail to be heard by Supreme Court

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:09
Bela Kosoian was in a subway station in the Montreal suburb of Laval in 2009 when a police officer told her to respect a pictogram with the instruction, “hold the handrail.”
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Canada rallies more than a dozen countries in calling on China to release ‘arbitrarily’ detained Muslims

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:01
Chines Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying noted the letter, which was spearheaded by Canada, was based on hearsay, despite widely distributed reports from detainees, relatives and officials documenting the sweeping and seemingly arbitrary detentions.
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Manitoba MLAs accused of harassment should be subject to suspension, Liberals say

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:48
Dougald Lamont’s comments come after a woman said she was groped and propositioned by Cliff Graydon, a legislature member who was kicked out of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus last month.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Canada resisting UN request to extend Mali mission

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:40
Sources say Romania is expected to take over from Canada, but the Romanians likely won’t arrive until October or November — months after the Canadians have left.
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Plane crash-lands in Newfoundland with 51 people aboard, no injuries reported

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:30
The PAL Airlines Flight 1922 crash-landed at Stephenville airport just after noon; social media photos showed the plane at rest on the runway, nose-down on the tarmac.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Judge authorizes Quebec lawsuit against McDonald’s Happy Meals toys

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:50
The lawsuit claims that McDonald’s violated Quebec’s strict advertising laws by illegally advertising to children.
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Arrest in Saskatchewan eight months after deadly Alberta hit-and-run

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:57
Tosh Vertraeten, who is 29, is charged with one count of failing to remain at the scene of a collision in which a person dies.
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Newfoundland woman’s search for missing California couple comes to difficult end

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:35
Megan Janes says her aunt and uncle, Paradise residents Paula and Randy Dodge, are no longer missing but also “no longer with us.”
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Trudeau says Canada wants Saudi answer on its role in Khashoggi killing

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:29
Khashoggi’s killing last month at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul further strained relations with Canada and renewed public outrage over Ottawa’s $15-billion arms deal with the regime.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Manitoba Tory backbencher holds another fundraiser at men-only squash club

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:14
The event itself is open to men and women, but the Opposition New Democrats say it’s wrong for the Tories to support a club that only allows men to become members.
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She’s a brilliant, young legal mind. And her mission is to expunge the cannabis convictions of half a million Canadians

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:00
As a high schooler, Annamaria Enenajor avoided drugs, knowing “if I were to make that mistake it would follow me for the rest of my life.” Now, at 34, a partner in Clayton Ruby’s firm, she’s advocating for people haunted by possession charges.
Categories: Saskatchewan News

Canada produces more greenhouse gas emissions than any other G20 country, new report says

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:50
Climate Transparency, a coalition of international climate organizations, released its fourth annual review of the climate polices of G20 members Wednesday. The report pointed out that none of them has a plan in place that would actually meet the goals of the Paris climate change agreement.
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Little action on Ottawa’s promise to help struggling media sector

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:29
Newspaper publishers await details on Ottawa’s “local journalism” fund, which was announced nearly nine months ago.
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