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Ontario, Quebec want Energy East’s greenhouse gas impact considered

Posted November 22, 2014

By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press CALGARY – Ontario and Quebec have agreed greenhouse gas emissions must be considered when it comes to the proposed ...

Public servants asked to promote Conservative tax proposal on Twitter

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Public servants were asked to use official government Twitter feeds to promote Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recently announced tax measures, ...

Hamilton man admits to trying to vote twice in last federal election

Posted November 22, 2014

By Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – A former member of a Conservative riding association in southern Ontario has struck a compliance agreement with ...

Sentencing for former Ontario MP Dean Del Mastro postponed to January

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press LINDSAY, Ont. – A sentencing hearing for former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been postponed until Jan. 27, but questions remain ...

Today in Music History – Nov. 22

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press In 1899, songwriter, singer and actor Hoagy Carmichael, composer of the standards “Star Dust” and “Georgia on My Mind,” was born in ...


Intelligence agency’s case disclosures rise in fight against terror, dirty cash

Posted November 22, 2014

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – New figures show Canada’s financial sleuthing agency disclosed more than 1,000 pieces of intelligence to police and ...

Canada’s defence minister says nothing to fear from common defence with U.S.

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press HALIFAX – Canada’s defence minister says he doesn’t buy the idea that a more integrated common defence strategy with the United States ...

Rural residents need not brace for a repeat of last winter, says regulator

Posted November 22, 2014

By Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Rural residents shouldn’t see the propane price hikes and supply shortages this winter that they experienced during ...


Timeline of sex assault allegations against Bill Cosby since they first became public in 2005

Posted November 22, 2014

The Associated Press The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma ...

Pipeline protesters in conservation area vow to fight on as survey work begins

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press BURNABY, B.C. – First Nations vowed to stand in unity with anti-pipeline protesters as police kept up the arrests Friday in a ...


Stock markets rise amid Chinese rate cut, stimulus hint from ECB chief Draghi

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The Toronto stock market closed higher Friday, with commodity prices and resource companies advancing amid signs that ...

Today in History – Nov. 22

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press On this date: In 1718, the English pirate Blackbeard was killed during a battle off the Virginia coast. Blackbeard, whose real name ...



Crown in Quebec confirms no charges against cop whose cruiser killed boy

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press MONTREAL – A man whose five-year-old son died when their car was struck by a speeding police cruiser said at the time ...


Manitoba premier apologizes for misleading legislature over free NHL ticket

Posted November 22, 2014

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger apologized Friday for misleading the legislature about a National Hockey League ticket he ...


Dozens line up at Toronto city hall to buy remaining Rob Ford bobbleheads

Posted November 22, 2014

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Toronto’s outgoing mayor Rob Ford is signing bobblehead dolls in his image for dozens of people who came to buy ...


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The El-Funoun Palestinian Dance Troupe’s first Canadian tour brings art, beauty to Ottawa

Posted November 21, 2014

By Samantha Ammoun From slow and soulful dances to high-energy and joyous Dabke, El-Funoun captivated the audience for the entirety of their show. The theatrics ...


The Gift of Education: CBET fundraiser raises money for scholarships

Posted November 18, 2014

Mayor Jim Watson, Fabliha Ahad, a 2014 high school graduate from Glebe Collegiate Institute and recognized for her outstanding achievement in high school and Fakruz ...


A taste of Russia in Ottawa

Posted November 14, 2014

Taste of Russia festival organizer Anya Pjawka By Anaïs Lynn Voski Upon stepping into the Pushkin Cultural Centre on a crisp sunny afternoon, visitors instantly ...

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