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    GTA man rolls up the rim to win ... a long wait for his prize Jeep

    GTA man rolls up the rim to win ... a long wait for his prize Jeep


    A GTA man won a Jeep Compass in this year's roll up the rim contest — but didn't hear anything from Tim Hortons because they were calling the wrong...

    A GTA man won a Jeep Compass in this year's roll up the rim contest — but didn't hear anything from Tim Hortons because they were calling the wrong number.

    Boy, 5, found outside Toronto in 'good health' following Amber Alert

    Boy, 5, found outside Toronto in 'good health' following Amber Alert


    A five-year-old boy who had gone missing from Mississauga, Ont., with his mother has been found, police say. He and his his 47-year-old mother were found in the region of Chatham-Kent, approximately 270 kilometres from...

    A five-year-old boy who had gone missing from Mississauga, Ont., with his mother has been found, police say. He and his his 47-year-old mother were found in the region of Chatham-Kent, approximately 270 kilometres from Mississauga.

    Think millennials are leaving Canada's big cities? Think again, RBC report says

    Think millennials are leaving Canada's big cities? Think again, RBC report says


    A new report suggests that despite stories of young people being squeezed out of Canada’s biggest cities by high housing costs, more young people are actually moving in — than moving...

    A new report suggests that despite stories of young people being squeezed out of Canada’s biggest cities by high housing costs, more young people are actually moving in — than moving out.

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians


    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses...

    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses downstream.

    Ottawa declares state of emergency as water keeps rising

    Ottawa declares state of emergency as water keeps rising


    The City of Ottawa has declared a state of emergency as river levels continue to rise, threatening to surpass those reached when flooding devastated some neighbourhoods two years...

    The City of Ottawa has declared a state of emergency as river levels continue to rise, threatening to surpass those reached when flooding devastated some neighbourhoods two years ago.

    From Aliens to Avengers Endgame, YouTube team builds superhero gadgets for millions

    From Aliens to Avengers Endgame, YouTube team builds superhero gadgets for millions


    "The funny thing about YouTube is, everyone assumes you're American." James Hobson of Kitchener is The Hacksmith on YouTube, where millions of people watch him engineer superhero movie gadgets like Iron Man's helmet to Thor's...

    "The funny thing about YouTube is, everyone assumes you're American." James Hobson of Kitchener is The Hacksmith on YouTube, where millions of people watch him engineer superhero movie gadgets like Iron Man's helmet to Thor's hammer.

    Owner of border-hugging B&B must put up sign, warning against entering Canada

    Owner of border-hugging B&B must put up sign, warning against entering Canada


    The owner of a bed and breakfast that hugs the B.C.-Washington border has been released on bail on condition that he erect a large sign on his property warning against crossing into...

    The owner of a bed and breakfast that hugs the B.C.-Washington border has been released on bail on condition that he erect a large sign on his property warning against crossing into Canada. 

    Missing mother, daughter feared dead and girl's father isn't suspect detained by police

    Missing mother, daughter feared dead and girl's father isn't suspect detained by police


    The case of Calgary mother and her toddler missing for more than a week is now being treated as a double homicide, with police saying Thursday afternoon that they have a suspect in custody and it's not the 22-month-old girl's biological...

    The case of Calgary mother and her toddler missing for more than a week is now being treated as a double homicide, with police saying Thursday afternoon that they have a suspect in custody and it's not the 22-month-old girl's biological father.

    Colten Boushie documentary makes history as Hot Docs opener

    Colten Boushie documentary makes history as Hot Docs opener


    Hot Docs kicks off its latest edition in Toronto on Thursday by shining a light on inequity and systemic racism in the Canadian legal system and efforts of Colten Boushie's family to push for...

    Hot Docs kicks off its latest edition in Toronto on Thursday by shining a light on inequity and systemic racism in the Canadian legal system and efforts of Colten Boushie's family to push for change.

    N.S. production of Waiting for Godot scrapped after 'discriminatory' legal rider

    N.S. production of Waiting for Godot scrapped after 'discriminatory' legal rider


    An artistic director in Nova Scotia has cancelled plans to mount a production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, after Beckett’s estate insisted that only “male actors shall play male...

    An artistic director in Nova Scotia has cancelled plans to mount a production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, after Beckett’s estate insisted that only “male actors shall play male roles.”

    Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano shot in Mississauga, Ont.

    Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano shot in Mississauga, Ont.


    Notorious Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano has been shot. It happened in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday morning. He was rushed to a trauma centre where he remains in life-threatening condition, police...

    Notorious Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano has been shot. It happened in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday morning. He was rushed to a trauma centre where he remains in life-threatening condition, police said.

    'This is the face of the health-care crisis': Woman issues plea to N.S. premier

    'This is the face of the health-care crisis': Woman issues plea to N.S. premier


    Inez Rudderham posted an emotional video this week asking Stephen McNeil to “tell me there is no health-care crisis.” She said her cancer went undiagnosed for two years because she couldn’t access a family...

    Inez Rudderham posted an emotional video this week asking Stephen McNeil to “tell me there is no health-care crisis.” She said her cancer went undiagnosed for two years because she couldn’t access a family doctor.

    Who's having babies — and when — has changed dramatically in Canada

    Who's having babies — and when — has changed dramatically in Canada


    The fertility rates of Canadian women have undergone a dramatic shift since the turn of the century, dropping among women under 30 and rising for those in higher age brackets, according to research released Thursday by a Calgary...

    The fertility rates of Canadian women have undergone a dramatic shift since the turn of the century, dropping among women under 30 and rising for those in higher age brackets, according to research released Thursday by a Calgary economist.

    Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas

    Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas


    Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as...

    Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as marine refuges.

    Ontario cancels program that aimed to plant 50 million trees

    Ontario cancels program that aimed to plant 50 million trees


    Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being...

    Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the day after the Progressive Conservative government delivered its budget this month that the 50 Million Tree Program was being eliminated.

    Parents say they 'can't afford' their disabled children under N.L. health system

    Parents say they 'can't afford' their disabled children under N.L. health system


    Lauren Tucker, a six-year-old cerebral palsy patient, is cared for around the clock by her parents who say the provincial government won't help them with her...

    Lauren Tucker, a six-year-old cerebral palsy patient, is cared for around the clock by her parents who say the provincial government won't help them with her costs.

    B.C.-based NÜTRL Vodka apologizes for sharing photo of teen holding alcohol

    B.C.-based NÜTRL Vodka apologizes for sharing photo of teen holding alcohol


    NÜTRL Vodka, the Delta-made adult beverage brand is apologizing after it shared a photo of a 16-year-old male teenager holding its product on...

    NÜTRL Vodka, the Delta-made adult beverage brand is apologizing after it shared a photo of a 16-year-old male teenager holding its product on Instagram.