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    Cyclone Idai deaths could exceed 1,000 in southern Africa

    Cyclone Idai deaths could exceed 1,000 in southern Africa


    Even as floodwaters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are...

    Even as floodwaters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed.

    Meet the Canadian who took on rental giant Airbnb — and won

    Meet the Canadian who took on rental giant Airbnb — and won


    Last-minute cancellations are the top complaint for Airbnb guests. But what's the home-sharing platform doing about...

    Last-minute cancellations are the top complaint for Airbnb guests. But what's the home-sharing platform doing about it?

    'I'm hoarding': Ontario's basic income recipients prepare for program's early end

    'I'm hoarding': Ontario's basic income recipients prepare for program's early end


    Ontario's basic income pilot project was widely expected to last three years, and for participants who made financial commitments based on that timeline, the program's early end is creating new financial...

    Ontario's basic income pilot project was widely expected to last three years, and for participants who made financial commitments based on that timeline, the program's early end is creating new financial stresses.

    Taking a final bow: Schitt's Creek and TV hits that creators ended on their terms

    Taking a final bow: Schitt's Creek and TV hits that creators ended on their terms


    The threat of cancellation doesn't necessarily faze the devoted fanbase of a hit TV show. But a distinct branch of creators are making the bittersweet decision to fade to black after just a few...

    The threat of cancellation doesn't necessarily faze the devoted fanbase of a hit TV show. But a distinct branch of creators are making the bittersweet decision to fade to black after just a few seasons.

    New Zealand promised and delivered a gun ban. Here's why the U.S. can't do the same

    New Zealand promised and delivered a gun ban. Here's why the U.S. can't do the same


    The gun-policy changes were dramatic and, remarkably, for a Western nation with a powerful pro-firearms lobby, they came swiftly. But this was the New Zealand parliament, not the United States government. And one shouldn't expect the U.S. to follow New...

    The gun-policy changes were dramatic and, remarkably, for a Western nation with a powerful pro-firearms lobby, they came swiftly. But this was the New Zealand parliament, not the United States government. And one shouldn't expect the U.S. to follow New Zealand's lead.

    'The insult': Ottawa's move to honour Métis war vets comes after years of stonewalling

    'The insult': Ottawa's move to honour Métis war vets comes after years of stonewalling


    Nearly 20 years ago, when Veterans Affairs Canada documented the "discrimination and outright fraud" perpetrated against the country's aboriginal war veterans, it deliberately excluded former Métis soldiers. Now it's moving to reverse that injustice -...

    Nearly 20 years ago, when Veterans Affairs Canada documented the "discrimination and outright fraud" perpetrated against the country's aboriginal war veterans, it deliberately excluded former Métis soldiers. Now it's moving to reverse that injustice - too late for most of the veterans affected by it.

    If Trudeau takes his own advice, he will take a stand against Quebec's religious symbols ban: Robyn Urback

    If Trudeau takes his own advice, he will take a stand against Quebec's religious symbols ban: Robyn Urback


    In the aftermath of the New Zealand massacre, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and chastised politicians for looking the other way in the face of bigotry. He had a point. Which is why he should take a stand against dog whistle...

    In the aftermath of the New Zealand massacre, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and chastised politicians for looking the other way in the face of bigotry. He had a point. Which is why he should take a stand against dog whistle politics in Quebec.

    How to make your home greener (and more efficient)

    How to make your home greener (and more efficient)


    In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how to make your home more eco-friendly, how climate change is affecting the U.S. military and a novel way of recycling...

    In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how to make your home more eco-friendly, how climate change is affecting the U.S. military and a novel way of recycling styrofoam.

    Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

    Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44


    The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported...

    The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday.

    White House rejects Democrats' request for information on Trump-Putin talks

    White House rejects Democrats' request for information on Trump-Putin talks


    The White House rejected a request by congressional Democrats that it provide information about U.S. President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, House Democratic leaders said Thursday, suggesting they would take further...

    The White House rejected a request by congressional Democrats that it provide information about U.S. President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, House Democratic leaders said Thursday, suggesting they would take further action.

    Philpott and Wilson-Raybould can speak freely on SNC-Lavalin in Commons, says former House law clerk

    Philpott and Wilson-Raybould can speak freely on SNC-Lavalin in Commons, says former House law clerk


    For the past 24 hours, opposition MPs in the House of Commons have staged a series of consecutive confidence votes to pressure the Liberal government to let the former attorney general and justice minister answer more questions before a committee of MPs...

    For the past 24 hours, opposition MPs in the House of Commons have staged a series of consecutive confidence votes to pressure the Liberal government to let the former attorney general and justice minister answer more questions before a committee of MPs - but according to a former law clerk of the House, that pressure tactic was unnecessary.

    Another OPP officer dies by suicide

    Another OPP officer dies by suicide


    An Ontario Provincial Police constable at a detachment in Ottawa has taken his own life, the 13th reported suicide of an active or retired member of the police force since...

    An Ontario Provincial Police constable at a detachment in Ottawa has taken his own life, the 13th reported suicide of an active or retired member of the police force since 2012.

    Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras

    Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras


    Air Canada says it has additional safety systems installed on all of their Boeing 737 Max jets after media reports suggest that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that recently crashed didn't have the most upgraded safety...

    Air Canada says it has additional safety systems installed on all of their Boeing 737 Max jets after media reports suggest that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that recently crashed didn't have the most upgraded safety features.

    Marathon vote session rocked by Philpott interview on SNC-Lavalin, cabinet resignation

    Marathon vote session rocked by Philpott interview on SNC-Lavalin, cabinet resignation


    The Conservatives' marathon vote protest in the Commons, which ended just before 1 a.m. ET Friday, got an added boost from Jane Philpott's interview in Maclean's magazine — in which she says there's "much more to the story" of the SNC-Lavalin...

    The Conservatives' marathon vote protest in the Commons, which ended just before 1 a.m. ET Friday, got an added boost from Jane Philpott's interview in Maclean's magazine — in which she says there's "much more to the story" of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.

    Rachel Notley's NDP starts Alberta campaign with big hill to climb

    Rachel Notley's NDP starts Alberta campaign with big hill to climb


    Rachel Notley and the NDP have plenty of ground to make up in the next several weeks if they're going to make the Alberta election race competitive with Jason Kenney's United...

    Rachel Notley and the NDP have plenty of ground to make up in the next several weeks if they're going to make the Alberta election race competitive with Jason Kenney's United Conservatives.

    British PM Theresa May accepts EU's counter-offer to delay Brexit

    British PM Theresa May accepts EU's counter-offer to delay Brexit


    European Union leaders have offered Britain a choice of short delays to its departure from the European Union, postponing Brexit, due March 29, until at least...

    European Union leaders have offered Britain a choice of short delays to its departure from the European Union, postponing Brexit, due March 29, until at least mid-April.