10/3: Canada Covered

10/3 brings you the biggest stories in Canada told by Postmedia's national network of award-winning journalists. Hosted by Dave Breakenridge, 10/3 updates twice a week.

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What's next in aftermath of Iran plane crash th...
A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a plane that crashed and killed 176 people, including 63 Canadians, was likely shot down by a missile, Iran is denying that theory. Dave is joined from Ottawa by National Post reporter Ryan Tumilty who...
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Plane that crashed killing dozens of Canadians ...
An airplane crash in Iran that killed 176 people including 63 Canadians was likely brought down by a "surface to air" missile, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. Dave is joined by Edmonton Journal reporter Dylan Short who has been covering the story....
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$2,000 for meeting minutes? How local governmen...
How easy is it to get basic information from your local government? According to an by the Regina Leader-Post and the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, not as easy as you might think. The papers asked for what should be readily available information from more...
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Why Jason Kenney thinks conservatives need to m...
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney believes the future of conservatism lies in parties like Canada’s Tories moving away from promoting laissez-faire capitalism and instead embracing the growing “reform conservatism” movement in the U.S., which sees a...
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Cocaine smuggling former Vice editor gets nine ...
A former high-profile Vice Media music editor who recruited young musicians, models and a former Vice intern to smuggle huge loads of cocaine — hidden in their luggage — on flights to Australia was sentenced to nine years in prison, Tuesday. Dave...
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Justin Trudeau caught joking about Trump
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders were caught on video apparently making fun of U.S. President Donal Trump.  Trudeau explained he had been talking to Princess Anne, French President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Boris...
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B.C. jail guard accused of sexually abusing 200...
More than 200 former inmates have filed civil claims in court alleging they were sexually abused by retired B.C. jail guard Roderic David MacDougall over his 21-year career when they were teenagers or young men incarcerated for relatively minor...
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Jason Kenney riding high amid labour strife, sc...
Alberta's United Conservative Party party government is facing growing discontent from public sector worker over the potential loss of thousands of jobs. That is on top of blowback over a bill to fire Alberta's election commissioner who was...
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A 'war zone of feces' in Toronto
A man dumped a bucket of what police believe was liquefied waste — whether animal or human they aren’t yet sure — on a woman just after she left a U of T building on the south edge of campus, Monday. It was the third feces attack on a Toronto...
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How El Chapo's Canadian drug connections were u...
An undercover officer known only as "UCO Joe" infiltrated a circle of Canadian drug smugglers in 2013. Eventually, the clues led "Joe" all the way to Mexico and Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman, who in July 2019 would be sentenced to life by a Brooklyn...
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Beyond Jordan Peterson: The state of free speec...
In October 2016, a University of Toronto psychology professor named Jordan Peterson gave an impassioned speech to student protesters in front of Sidney Smith Hall. The events surrounding Peterson at the time would spark a larger discussion about free...
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Why legal weed companies are taking major losses
A little over a year after cannabis was legalized in Canada, companies are taking financial losses, amid sluggish sales for some products and a lack of retail space. The Financial Post's Vanmala Subramaniam joins Dave to explain how the cannabis...
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Don Cherry firing brings rage, but hockey moved...
Don Cherry was fired from Hockey Night in Canada after a rant criticizing "you people" who "come here" but don't wear poppies. Cherry, who refused to apologize, was no longer a relevant hockey commentator, argues Postmedia sports columnist Scott...
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How the mob and the Hells Angels conquered Mont...
Today we bring you episode 1 of the Dark North: Gangs of Montreal. It's a new true crime podcast being produced by the Montreal Gazette and Postmedia.  It was pure coincidence but the Hells Angels opened their first Canadian...
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How Justin Trudeau's plans could be thwarted by...
A minority government means Justin Trudeau's agenda could be difficult to implement. National Post columnist John Ivison explains that unlike Stephen Harper, Trudeau may not be satisfied with the more incremental approach to governing that comes with...
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Conservatives need to address forgotten working...
Conservatives have "lost the plot" argues Sean Speer, who was an advisor to former prime minister Stephen Harper. In an Speer argues that conservatives need to look beyond the policies of the past and apply conservative principles to modern problems....
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Introducing The Dark North
The Dark North is a new podcast about crime in Canada. Each season will focus on a different city. Season 1 examines the struggle for control of Montreal's underworld, hosted by Montreal Gazette crime reporter Paul Cherry. Episode 1 traces how the...
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Quebec puts immigrants to the values test
The Quebec government has unveiled a values test for new immigrants, but it is a watered version of what was promised during the 2018 provincial election. Drawing a sample from a pool of about 100 questions drafted by a private consulting firm hired...
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Jason Kenney, a budget and western alienation
In the wake of Justin Trudeau's return to power after the election, conservative eyes are turning to Alberta where Jason Kenney is confidently leading a right of centre of government. Kenney is benefitting, critics would say fuelling, from increasing...
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Where Conservatives went wrong in the campaign
After an election night that saw Justin Trudeau returned with a strong minority government, federal Conservatives will be conducting a post-mortem on this campaign. They will have to consider everything from their fiscal policies, to their...
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Mafia clan leader gunned down in broad daylight...
A decade-long struggle for control of Montreal's mob continues as mafia leader Andrea Scoppa was gunned down Monday. Scoppa has been described in court as the leader of a Calabrian clan operating within the Montreal Mafia. He rose up in the Rizzuto...
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The Canadian election nobody won
Justin Trudeau's Liberals may have won the most seats Monday night but that doesn't mean anybody won the election. Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives failed to capitalize on Liberal scandals. Jagmeet Singh and the NDP failed to fully capitalize on a...
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Andrew Coyne on the 'terrible humiliation' Ju...
Heading into Monday’s election, the Liberals and Conservatives are closer in the polls than any time perhaps since the 1972 election when Pierre Trudeau’s reduced to a minority government. Andrew Coyne joins Emily Jackson to break down what...
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Justin Trudeau's blindspot on Quebec and Bill 2...
Justin Trudeau has offered very little opposition to Quebec's Bill 21 that would prevent people wearing visible religious attire from holding positions of authority in the civil service, such as a teacher. The Toronto Sun's Brian Lilley argues Trudeau...
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Alberta becomes the villain as Liberals in fier...
Polls are showing that a minority government is a very real possibility, prompting increasing talk of a Liberal coalition with the NDP. To appeal to progressive voters, both parties are targeting the oil and gas industry turning Alberta into somewhat...
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How the Bloc Quebecois revived and made a Trude...
Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-François Blanchet has revived the fortunes of the separatist party in Quebec. Blanchet performed well in both the French and English debates and has aligned the federal bloc with Quebec's right leaning CAQ government. While...
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The bullied life of teen stabbed 18 times while...
Earlier this week, 14-year old Devan Bracci-Selvey was stabbed in front of his Hamilton school while his mother watched in horror. Toronto Sun crime columnist Brad Hunter visited Hamilton and spoke with teachers and students. Bracci-Selvey was...
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Andrew Coyne explains why permanent deficits ar...
None of the federal party leaders are taking deficits seriously, National Post columnist Andrew Coyne argues. Failing to put Canada's fiscal house in order means less room for spending during a recession, less wealth for future generations and an...
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Why election debate was the worst, with Chris S...
Two weeks out from election day, the six  major federal leaders traded blows in the campaign's only English language debate to feature Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer called Trudeau a "phoney" who doesn't deserve...
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Accused incel mass killer's confession: 'I acco...
As the trial draws nearer for the man charged with killing 10 people and injuring 16 using a rented van as a weapon, we're beginning to learn more about the accused.   A video and transcript of the police interview with Alek Minassian, hours...
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John Ivison on how Jagmeet Singh fights a bette...
After a somewhat rocky start, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has started to recover some lost momentum. But in what polls are showing is a two-way race between the Liberals and Conservatives, expectations for the NDP are somewhat muted. Parliamentary bureau...
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Why climate change goals are almost never reach...
For decades Canadian governments have been making lofty climate change commitments. And for decades, Canada has failed to meet any of these goals. Ottawa Citizen reporter Tom Spears explains why solving climate change is so hard from a technology, as...
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A police sergeant violently assaulted a woman i...
Cellblock footage shows a London police sergeant kick, punch, stomp and step on a 24-year-old woman, an unco-operative, intoxicated suspect who was cuffed, bound at the ankles and restrained by four other officers, who do nothing to stop the assault....
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Why the election will be won and lost in the GTA
Suburban Toronto is usually a bellwether for Canadian elections.  National Post reporter Brian Platt visited ridings in Brampton and Etobicoke. He found that the NDP could be a spoiler in Brampton, thanks to Jagmeet Singh's popularity there. In...
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Trudeau blackface scandal a tipping point for L...
Multiple years-old photos have emerged of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface and blackface costumes. Trudeau's persona as a progressive who stands up for minorities is being challenged as critics call him a hypocrite. The National Post's Vanmala...
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Far right activist Faith Goldy a convenient smear
Both the Liberals and Conservatives have accused the other side of being associated with far right activist Faith Goldy. National Post reporter Joe Brean joins Dave to explain how Goldy skidded into the election campaign.
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Andrew Coyne on Trudeau, trust and cloud of SNC...
As the election kicked off, new details emerged related to the SNC scandal. The Justin Trudeau Liberals have refused to lift cabinet confidentiality even for the RCMP. Dave is joined by Andrew Coyne who explains how this latest development could...
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Why none of the parties are really going to hel...
Political parties of all stripes talk about making life more affordable for average Canadians. But will they actually focus on the reasons why wages have stagnated, and why Canada isn't as competitive as it could be? Dave is joined by National Post...
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Trudeau's pre-election spending frenzy
The Liberal government’s tally stands at 4,545 spending announcements worth about $12.8 billion, for August alone. That is an unprecedented number of announcements and can tell us a lot about how the Liberals plan to focus their efforts during the...
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John Ivison explains why Andrew Scheer needs a ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is almost at the end  of his four-year mandate. And as Canadians get set to head to the polls, there are lots of unanswered questions about how this election will go. Dave is joined by National Post...
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Doug Ford's education showdown with teachers a...
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is facing a looming battle with unions representing teachers and support staff in the province’s schools. And the situation may get magnified if provincial cuts become fodder for federal liberals in next month’s election....
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Kevin O'Leary and a tragedy in cottage country
It's been nearly two weeks since Kevin O'Leary was involved in a fatal boating collision. Dave is Joined by Toronto Sun crime columnist Brad Hunter who gives an update on the police investigation.
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Does latest Hells Angels killing mean a B.C. bi...
Violence in Vancouver’s underworld flared up again this summer, with the death of a prominent member of the Hells Angels. Suminder Grewal, from Surrey’s Hardside chapter, was gunned down at a Starbucks drivethru last month, the second member of...
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Carson Crimeni and the cruelty of teens online ...
How does a vulnerable teen wind up dying of an overdose, the victim of a bad trip that was filmed and broadcast on social media? Carson Cremeni died in hospital in early august after falling victim to just such a scenario. Dave is joined by National...
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The West wants out? Alberta separatism explained
Anger at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over pipelines, his carbon tax and a seeming lack of support for western issues has spurred some to start talking western separation. Depsite current separatist parties being a non-entity, and Alberta electing...
21 min
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Why conversion therapy definition remains elusive
A debate has sprung up in Canada over the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy. Cities and provinces have banned it, and now there is discussion over making the practice a criminal offence. We look at why conversion therapy is seen as...
14 min
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Justin Trudeau's pressure campaign against Jody...
A scathing report for the federal ethics commissioner has brought  the SNC Lavalin scandal back into the news cycle. And with a federal election looming, it could prove problematic for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. We look at what the...
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Why Uyghur students in Canada fear for their fu...
China is currently facing scrutiny for its actions against protesters in Hong Kong, but that isn’t the only human rights crackdown raising concern. In the northwest province of Xijiang, millions of people from a Muslim minority group known as...
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Jessica Yaniv and the human rights fight over w...
Should estheticians who offer services to women be allowed to refuse service to transgender women who have not yet gone through with reassignment surgery? That’s a question before the B.C. human rights tribunal, and one which has sparked controversy...
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Where Trudeau went wrong in foreign policy
Canada’s image on the international stage took a big hit in 2018 with Justin Trudeau’s disastrous, much-mailgned trip to India. But it goes deeper than that, with ambassadors and diplomats worried about how Trudeau’s approach to foreign...
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The unending manhunt
On July 15, a young couple, Chynna Deese from North Carolina, and Lucas Fowler from Sydney, Australia, were found dead on the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia. Four days later, the body of 64-year-old Leonard Dyck a lecturer at the...
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Chiropractors adjusting newborn spines on the rise
While Australian regulators have banned chiropractors from working on babies, t . And with some training to practice spine manipulation on babies limited to 12 hours over the course of a weekend, some in the Canadian medical community are concerned....
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The Conservative party effort to put a more fem...
One of the knocks against the federal Conservative party, rightly or wrongly, is that it’s not friendly to women. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tried to play up this division with initiatives like a gender-balanced cabinet, and targeting the...
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Meat cleaver killer escapes and public kept in ...
A known killer walks out of a mental health facility on a day pass. He doesn’t return and it’s believed he has fled to China. The public isn’t even told this has happened for 11 days. You’d be forgiven for asking what the heck happened here....
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Canada's plan to fight threats to our election
With Canadians set to go to the polls this fall, detailing how they would respond to an attack on our democracy. Authorities in our country have watched the fallout from recent elections in countries like France and the United States and say they...
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The Chateau Laurier and the terrible, horrible,...
Even in a city already filled with historic buildings, Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier hotel stands out as a favourite for many. But the national historic site has been embroiled in controversy over plans for a large addition at the back of the scenic...
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Scientists look to create human-monkey chimeras...
Is humanity closer to unleashing the horror of the Planet of the Apes? That remains a nightmare scenario for the distant future, but Dave talks to the National Post's Sharon Kirkey about how scientists are adding human stem cells to the brains of...
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Meth makes a resurgence on the Prairies
A potent, addictive drug is , and . Within the last couple of years, methamphetamine has once again found itself on law enforcement radar, even as police are still dealing with the opioid epidemic. We look at what cities are dealing with the issue,...
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A housing crisis worse than Toronto's
A vacancy rate that has hit rock bottom, ever-rising rents, and a back-and-forth between the city and the province over how to fix the problem. No, we’re not talking about Toronto. Or Vancouver. . The capital of PEI is dealing with a vacancy rate...
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Andrew Scheer's Ontario problem
If you listen to the polling, as of right now Conservative leader Andrew Scheer stands a good chance of ousting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government this fall. But it’s not necessarily a clear path to victory. Dave is joined by Postmedia's...
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Chapter 4: How the Alberta election was won and...
We bring the fourth and final chapter in our series on how the Alberta election was won and lost. Today, Emma Graney explains how Jason Kenney was able to tap into the mood of Albertans so successfully. 
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Canada's human smuggling park
At the U.S. Canada border between B.C. and Washington, there’s a park where you can freely meander between countries so long as you don’t leave the stretch of grass. But that free movement has allegedly been exploited by a B.C. man who is accused...
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It's now illegal for new teachers to wear a hij...
It is now illegal in Quebec for people in positions of authority to wear religious symbols on the job. Quebec’s Bill 21 looks to defend the idea secularism in the province, but critics say it targets people of specific religions, and excludes them...
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Doug Ford's year in retreat
Ontario Premier Doug Ford campaigned on a slogan of For the People. A year in, has he lived up to that promise? We look at how the first year in office has gone, where the premier has succeeded and where he has stumbled. Dave is joined by National...
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Chapter 3: How the Alberta election was won and...
Today we bring you Chapter 3 of our series on the Alberta election. Edmonton Journal reporter Clare Clancy outlines why the NDP campaign didn't work. 
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Justin Trudeau's fight against plastic
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced steps towards a federal ban on single-use plastics on Monday. Dave is joined by National Post federal politics reporter Marie-Danielle Smith.
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No sex please, we're millennials
We look at why millennials may not be getting busy on the regular and why that’s actually a big deal. Dave is joined by Tristin Hopper.
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"This is genocide"
The final report from the Canadian National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was released this week. The report concluded that the deaths are the result of genocide. We look at the findings of the report, what the report...
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Chapter 2: How the Alberta election was won and...
Here is Chapter 2 on our special series looking back at the Alberta election and how Jason Kenney rose to power. 
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The Raptors' long road to the NBA finals
The Toronto Raptors are in the NBA finals. That’s a phrase Canadian hoops fans have been waiting to hear for awhile. Since debuting in 1995, there have been years of futility, followed by years when they seemed so close, only to run into...
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How Mark Norman and his family were affected by...
Vice Admiral Mark Norman was ultimately vindicated this month prosecutors dropped their breach of trust case against him. He was accused of leaking sensitive information relating to the purchase of a navy supply ship, but the Crown decided there case...
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How Trudeau's tanker ban bill almost broke the ...
One newly appointed Senator from Alberta is getting a crash course on politics, pipelines and proper procedure. A Senate committee recently recommended the upper chamber shouldn’t approve Justin Trudeau’s tanker ban, and Senator Paula Simons’...
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Chapter 1: How the Alberta election was won and...
Today we’re offering you a bit of a bonus. Former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney is part of a wave of Conservative premiers who have swept to victory in recent months. And in advance of a federal election, Kenney has been sure to use Prime...
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Latest Montreal Mafia shooting leads to police ...
Police in Quebec are promising a crackdown after a brazen mafia-related murder. Salvatore Scoppa, the brother of an alleged Montreal mafia leader was gunned down in early May at a busy Laval hotel. In the wake of that killing, and following a string...
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One Canadian couple's terrifying time in a Chin...
This may sound a lot like the detention of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor late last year after Canada arrested an executive with Huawei. The two were formally arrested on May 16 and face charges related to state security. But this is the...
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Bruce McArthur: What unsealed details tell us ...
Dark new details about Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur have been unsealed by the courts. The details come from passages within some 6,000 pages of police documents on the investigation into the deaths of eight men who went missing from...
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Why Mark Norman's case is so important, with Ch...
Canadian Vice Admiral Mark Norman can declare victory on the legal battlefield and return to his post. The high-ranking Royal Canadian Navy officer will not be heading to trial on a charge of breach of trust tied to allegations he leaked sensitive...
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Why Canada may be powerless to fight China's ca...
Canola is big business in Canada, but for nearly two months, that business has taken a hit because of a ban on Canadian canola by China. That ban is especially hard-felt in Saskatchewan, which grows more than half of what Canada produces. The Chinese...
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What mob boss shooting says about Ontario's und...
A reputed mob boss was left clinging to life after he was gunned down last week in Mississauga. Pat Musitano was shot four times outside his lawyers office, the latest in a number of brazen shootings tied to southern Ontario’s criminal underworld....
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Sex abuse allegations against high-profile coac...
Allegations of sexual abuse have been levelled against a high-profile Canadian track and field coach. Several former athletes have claimed they were sexually abused when they were 15 and 16 years old, while being trained by Ken Porter, who coached in...
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Huawei's charm offensive to win hearts in Canada
Chinese wireless giant Huawei has been under much scrutiny over security concerns and its ties to the Chinese government. It has launched a major charm offensive as it seeks to have its infrastructure as part of the 5G network in Canada. We look at...
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Introducing Down to Business
Coming April 24: There hasn’t yet been a podcast dedicated to a wide range of Canadian business stories. We want to change that.  Down to Business is a new podcast devoted to what you need to know about Canadian business this week in under 30...
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What Kenney's election means for Alberta and th...
Jason's Kenney United Conservative Party won a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday, defeating the NDP. Throughout the campaign, Kenney presented a vision of Alberta under siege on all sides. The former Stephen Harper cabinet minister...
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The China threat to Canada's 2019 election
Could foreign actors be trying to meddle in our federal election this fall? Could it already be happening? Why would another country want to mess with politics in polite, apologetic Canada? We look at a recent report into threats posed to our...
18 min
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Why watching online TV is getting so very compl...
Being able to watch what you want when you want it, has helped drive the success of streaming services like Netflix and Crave. But with more services set to come online, Canadian consumers can expect a splintered market of services and more...
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The Logan Boulet effect
April 7 marked the anniversary of the death of Logan Boulet, who died a day after many of his Humboldt Broncos' teammates were killed in a crash involving the team bus. Boulet survived long enough so that he could fulfill a wish to be an organ donor,...
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Quebec's plan to ban religious symbols explained
Living up to one of his key election promises, Quebec Premier Francois Legault’s government introduced its secularism bill recently. One of Bill 21’s most controversial sections deals with religious symbols, and would ban public workers in...
18 min
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Jody Wilson-Raybould faces Liberal caucus expul...
Just when you think the SNC Lavalin affair might go away for the Justin Trudeau Liberals, it blows up again. Most recently, a recorded conversation was released by former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, who previously testified to the justice...
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The Straz Strong story: Heartbreak and inspiration
The Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April killed 16 people and injured 13 others. While several of the survivors have returned to hockey, other members of the team have faced a long recovery. One of those players is Ryan Straschnitzki, who was...
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The frustrating fight against anti-vaxxers
Just who are the people refusing to vaccinate their children? Why do they believe what they do? And why is it so hard to convince them that vaccines really do work? We look at these questions and how Ontario is trying tackle the frustrating problem of...
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Alberta's kamikaze scandal crashes into Jason K...
Alberta's election campaign is underway.  United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney appeared poised to coast to victory. But details of a scandal revolving around his 2017 leadership campaign means his character has become a major election...
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The growing global threat of white nationalism
Last Friday, a lone gunman burst in on two mosques in Christchurch new Zealand, killing 50 people and injuring 50 more. The gunman is a self-described eco-fascist who says he was inspired by other white nationalist extremists, as well as a hatred of...
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How Doug Ford fumbled hiring OPP commissioner
Ontario has a new top cop, but the process to replace the outgoing OPP commissioner was anything but smooth. Premier Doug Ford found himself in political hot water after a senior officer with ties to the Ford family was initially named the new OPP...
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Alberta's carbon tax: The most kicked political...
With an election looming in Alberta and a federal ballot on the horizon on for the fall, you're going to hear a lot about carbon taxes in the next few months. Whether it's the fight between Ontario, Saskatchewan and Ottawa or the NDP and...
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How Wilson-Raybould's testimony could hit the T...
Jody Wilson Raybould spoke her truth to the parliamentary justice committee, and in the process made some pretty damning allegations about the prime minister, and other high ranking officials. But what ripple effects will the former justice...
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Jody Wilson-Raybould's epic mic drop
Bombshell allegations of political interference by top-level political staffers, and even the prime minister himself hit Parliament hill this week. Former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she felt there were veiled threats and inappropriate...
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Quebec plans to reform immigration hits a speed...
Quebec’s rookie premier, Francois Legault, promised some major immigration reforms as part of his election plan last fall. But a judge this week struck down part of a bill that would have seen 18,000 applications to a skilled workers program...
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What the latest Trans Mountain pipeline approva...
People who want to see a new pipeline carrying Alberta oil to the west coast got a bit of good news last week. The National Energy Board released another ruling on the Trans Mountain project that says it’s in the national interest to get the pipe...
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Inside the United We Roll convoy to Ottawa
Western Canadians, many of them upset with Justin Trudeau, his carbon tax and inaction on pipelines, took to the highway over the last week. The United We Roll convoy did just that, they rolled from Red Deer Alberta to Ottawa, where they stayed for a...
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The myths and mystery of fetal alcohol spectrum...
We have known for nearly half a century that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm an unborn child. But the rate of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is higher than expected, and could outpace more widely understood disorders such as...
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