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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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...
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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...
14 min
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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...
20 min
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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...
20 min
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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...
20 min
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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...
21 min
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Justin Trudeau, the justice minister and the ma...
Months before a federal election, the Liberal government is embroiled in a potentially damaging scandal.  This one surrounds a major Canadian company, SNC Lavalin, that is facing charges related to business dealings in Libya, and whether the...
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Why putting money launderers in jail is so hard
When it comes to disrupting major organized crime activities, getting drugs off the streets is the easy part. For officers who are tasked with following the money, getting charges laid and getting convictions to stick is a big problem. Dave and...
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Bruce McArthur was 'addicted' to killing
Admitted Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur was addicted to killing, says Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington. McArthur is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal murder of eight men from Toronto's gay community. Warmington...
21 min
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Why millennials really are screwed
You practically can’t go a day without stumbling along a mocking story about an industry or trend being killed by Millennials. But despite taking a lot of flack from Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers, things aren’t so peachy for those born from the early...
20 min
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Working with death haunts cop suffering PTSD
Our police and firefighters and paramedics. They’re the ones who rush to our aid when we’re hurt, or victims of crime, or our homes are burning. And that work — at crime scenes and traumatic injuries and raging infernos — places a heavy burden...
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Legal weed: 100 days later
We’re 100 days into Canada's grand legal pot experiment. And despite a lot of predictions ranging from government blunders to total chaos, is it really all that noticeable? We’ll look at how Canada has fared with legalized cannabis, how the market...
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El Chapo and Canada: A Mexican drug kingpin's r...
Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, the man alleged to be the head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, is on trial in Brooklyn New York He is accused of running an operation that smuggled tons of drugs into the U.S., as well as into Canada. We look at what was being...
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B.C. realtor fugitive pursued by private invest...
Obviously the sales job offered by former B.C. realtor Howard Chong was solid, as he’s accused of 10 counts of fraud. He presented himself as everything from a Chinese pop singer to a rep for a high-end investment firm, a private investigator...
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Why B.C. LNG pipeline fight is so complicated
A major pipeline project saw opposition swell last week, and no, it had nothing to do with Alberta oil. A blockade against a natural gas pipeline from the Peace Country to Kitimat on the West Coast sparked arrests and rallies of support across...
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Rural crime in Alberta: Citizens on patrol
The trial of Gerald Stanley, and the arrest of Eddie Maurice brought the issue of rural crime to the forefront in 2018. Amid the discussion last year, many residents in rural communities said they were worried about an...
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Guilty plea brings relief in Humboldt Broncos t...
It has been nine months since the horrific crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying players and personnel from the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. On April 6 2018, the driver of the semi failed to yield at a stop sign along a Saskatchewan Highway...
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Barry and Honey Sherman killing one year on
December marked one year since the slayings of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman, who were found dead in their North Toronto Mansion on Dec. 15, 2017. And despite a lot of interest in this case from coast to coast, it seems like there has been...
18 min
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The cyber threat to Canada's 2019 election
MPs and cyber security officials are worried Canada’s federal election, slated for next fall, could be at risk. Like with the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, there are fears that foreign actors could try to influence our next election using social...
24 min
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Oil's well after Quebec Alberta pipeline spat?
Despite many similarities and a shared independent streak, Quebec and Alberta have found themselves on opposite sides in a back and forth over the idea of revamping the Energy East pipeline idea. Quebec’s premier had some harsh words for...
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Should boxing be banned?
Should consenting adults be allowed to strap on a pair of leather gloves, step into the ring and beat the daylights out of each other? Is the entertainment, and payday, worth the risk of potential harm, or even death? These are questions being raised...
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Canada gets on China's bad side with arrest of ...
Earlier this month, a top executive for Chinese tech giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver at the request of the U.S. Meng was wanted on fraud charges linked to violating sanctions against Iran. Needless to say, the Chinese government...
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Secret scandal hits B.C. legislature
In Canadian politics, the legislature Clerk, Sergeant at arms and Speaker of the house aren’t often thrust into the spotlight. But in B.C. the men in those three roles have been embroiled in controversy since it was revealed that two of them have...
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Alberta NDP gambles on oil production cuts
Amid a fiscal crisis caused by the low price of oil, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took the drastic step to cut oil production. The move is seen as an attempt to shrink the difference between the price on Alberta oil and global benchmarks. We...
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What Oshawa plant closing means for Canada's ca...
General Motors announced Monday it is closing its Oshawa assembly plant, which will put nearly 3,000 people out of work. We look at what the closure means for the community and what the future holds for Canada's car manufacturing industry. Dave is...
20 min
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Saskatchewan gun culture explained
Recent court cases on the Prairies have raised the issue of gun culture and rural crime across Canada.  But for many farmers and ranchers, a firearm is not seen as a tool for self defence, but a part of the way of life out in the country. We look...
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Canada's ghastly oil discount and what it means
The price gap on Alberta oil has hit a crisis point. Business leaders, politicians and everyday Albertans are demanding action to fix a divide that's costing the Alberta treasury and Canadian economy billions. We look at what's being done to...
18 min
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The conservative coalition against the Trudeau ...
Conservative politicians across Canada to fight Justin Trudeau's carbon tax. Last month Trudeau announced that the Liberal government carbon pricing plan will include rebates for people in provinces that do not have their own plan. Dave is joined by...
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Jim Balsillie on why Canada lags on innovation
As the world transitions to a knowledge-based, innovation economy, Canada is lagging behind. The a deep look at how this trend could endanger the country’s economic well-being, and what is needed to help businesses flourish and grow. In this...
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Why Calgary rejected 2026 Olympics deal
It looks like Calgary will not be in the mix to host the 2026 Olympic winter games after all. After months of back and forth, the No side won out in a city-wide plebiscite Tuesday, leaving city council little choice but to scuttle a multi-billion...
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Origins of the Last Post song of remembrance
This Sunday, Buglers or trumpeters will stand stoically at ceremonies across the country and their instruments clarion call will usher in two moments of silence. The plaintive notes of the Last Post will resonate in the hearts and minds of those...
12 min
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El Chapo's Canadian cocaine smuggler
As the trial for Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" guzman kicks off in Brooklyn, the National Post has uncovered the story of a Canadian working as a cocaine smuggler in El Chapo's operation. Mykahylo Koretskyy, also known...
20 min
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B.C. prof. in hot water for exposing fake journals
The suspension of a B.C. university professor is being investigated over concern his employer violated his academic freedom. Derek Pyne was suspended without pay over research into the practice of his colleagues publishing in so-called predatory...
15 min
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Anti-Semitism in Canada
A gunman walked into a Pittsburgh Synagogue last weekend and open fire, killing eight people. While the tragedy at Tree of Life horrified people across north America, many were not surprised, neither by the shooting or the fact it was celebrated by...
16 min
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Doug Ford and John Tory mending fences?
Toronto Mayor John Tory easily cruised to a second term as leader of Canada’s largest city last week. He did so amid a fight with the provincial government over a push from Ontario’s premier to shrink the size of city council in the thick of a...
20 min
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What to expect from Vancouver's new mayor
Vancouver, a city reeling amid a housing crisis and being on the front lines of the opioid epidemic, has a new mayor. Former NDP MP Kennedy Stewart was elected last weekend as Vancouver's first independent mayor in 30 years. During the campaign he...
22 min
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Legal pot sellers are blowing through their supply
One week into legalized cannabis, and business is booming on the prairies. In Alberta, were retail sales are privatized, stores have been lined up out the door since opening day on Oct. 17 and the novelty hasn’t worn off. One major retailer says...
19 min
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Mark Norman case could be lose lose for Liberals
The case against Vice Admiral Mark Norman doesn’t hit court until next summer, but it caused a big ruckus in the House of Commons. Norman, the former vice chief of defence staff is charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking information...
22 min
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Ranked ballot election draws all eyes to London
Other countries use it, Political parties use it, even the Oscars and the NHL awards use it. But so far, Canada has been reluctant to adopt the idea of ranked ballots for major elections. That could be changing. Dave is joined by London Free Press...
20 min
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Legal cannabis: What to expect
We are down to the last 24 hours until cannabis becomes legal in Canada. But that doesn’t mean that all the smoke has cleared when it comes to retail sales and police enforcement of new laws around the black market. Dave is joined by Megan Henderson...
19 min
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Ford and Kenney team up against Trudeau's carbo...
Two of Canada’s most prominent conservative leaders met in Calgary Friday, in front of hundreds of cheering supporters. Doug Ford and Jason Kenney had one other politician politician top of mind: Justin Trudeau and his planned carbon tax....
16 min
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$15/hour minimum wage comes to Canada
Last week, Alberta became the province with the highest minimum wage in Canada, with a bump to $15/hour. Labour groups are happy, but some businesses are feeling the pinch more than others. Dave and Edmonton Journal food reporter Liane Faulder take a...
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What a CAQ victory means for Quebec and the res...
Quebec politics got turned upside down this week, with Francois Legault and his Coalition Avenir Quebec taking down the governing Liberals. Legault won on a platform of shrinking the size of government, and fixing health and education, but also...
19 min
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You say free trade, I say Us-Ma-Ca
The U.S., Canada, and Mexico have a new agreement to replace NAFTA, but there’s still political fallout to consider. We look at how Canada fared, how the Justin Trudeau government looks in all this, and how this could change future trade agreements....
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The life behind the man charged in Edmonton tru...
“You can ask (her) anything about me, and she will tell you.” Those handful of words are the first Abdulahi Hasan Sharif has spoken to media since Sept. 30, 2017 — the day a city police constable was run down by a car and stabbed outside an...
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Calgary 2026 Olympics bid turning into five-rin...
When people think about sports and Alberta, there are two things that immediately come to mind: The Oilers dynasty of the 1980s, and Calgary’s appearance on the world stage as hosts of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. While it remains to be seen...
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Tornado takes Ottawa by surprise
A pair of tornadoes touched down in the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday, the first time a tornado has hit a major Canadian city in decades. Homes were destroyed, people were injured, but miraculously no one has yet died from the the storm.  The...
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NAFTA deadline looms — again
As Canada and the U.S. Negotiate NAFTA behind closed doors, at top U.S. Republican Lawmaker has publicly turned up the heat. The GOP house whip has said there is ‘growing frustration’ in Congress with what he calls Canada’s negotiating tactics....
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What Canada can learn about drugs from Portugal
The two big drug topics that are front and centre in the minds of Canadians are the coming legalization of marijuana, and the opioid crisis, which has seen thousands die of overdoses from fentanyl and other deadly drugs. Is there anything that can be...
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NAFTA invades the Quebec election
As NAFTA talks between Canada and the U.S. roll on, suggestions grow louder that we roll back on supply management in our farming sector That has met with fierce resistance in Quebec, and the issue has become a flashpoint in that province’s ongoing...
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Trans Mountain ruling bad news for Alberta NDP
Just as construction was set to begin on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the Federal Court of Appeal threw a wrench into the process. Dave and Edmonton Journal columnist Graham Thomson look at what the court ruling means for the future of the...
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