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What Liberal losses in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick mean for Justin Trudeau in 2019

Three provincial elections, three disastrous results for the Liberals. Quebec became the latest province to oust a Liberal government as voters rejected Philippe Couillard’s government earlier this week at the ballot box, joining Ontarioand New Brunswick, which have recently seen major Liberal losses in provincial elections. A third vote recount has been ordered in New […]

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Tens of thousands mark Khalsa Day Sikh celebration in Toronto

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Mayor John Tory joined thousands in Toronto in celebrating the 39th annual Khalsa Day Parade. Held in commemoration of the Sikh new year, the Khalsa order of Sikhism and the end of Sikh heritage month, this year’s event also celebrated the 350th anniversary of the birth of […]

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New Peel Police Prisoner Escort Officer the First to Wear Hijab on Duty

When people think of women in general—let alone observant Muslim women—they don’t often think of challenging and traditionally male-oriented jobs like policing. Now, a young woman who recently joined Peel Regional Police as a special constable, prisoner escort officer (PEO) is working—simply by being present—to change that. Yusra Syed, a former University of Toronto Mississauga […]

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The rise of LillyTube

With two billion views on YouTube, a new book and brands knocking down her door, Scarborough-born Lilly Singh offers a lesson for Canadians looking to ride the wave of cultural disruption. Here’s the thing about success. You can be an online phenom with more than 11 million YouTube subscribers; have a gaggle of William Morris agents working their […]

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Uzma Jalaluddin loves her Instant Pot but is no longer buying ‘things’

Every once in a while I get caught in a wave of optimistic shopping. I start to think my life really will be better, if only I had an ice cream maker/slow cooker/Le Creuset dish set. It isn’t until credit card digits are surrendered that I remember I don’t like to cook, or learn how […]

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Canadian Politics

Trudeau says it’s ‘unfortunate’ conservative politicians don’t agree with carbon tax

Posted on 10 October 2018

Justin Trudeau is lamenting certain conservative politicians’ views on climate change, as Ontario Premier Doug Ford is rallying against the carbon tax in Western Canada. “It’s unfortunate to see that there are still politicians, conservative politicians specifically, across the country who still think pollution should be free,” Trudeau said Friday, speaking at a press conference […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Canada adds 63K jobs in September, unemployment rate dips to 5.9%

Posted on 10 October 2018

The Canadian economy added 63,300 jobs in September, pushing the unemployment rate slightly lower to 5.9 per cent. The data release caps three months of wild swings. Last month’s blockbuster labour market results come after a net loss of nearly 52,000 positions in August and a gain of over 54,000 jobs in July. This kind […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Doug Ford, Scott Moe say fight against carbon tax building steam

Posted on 10 October 2018

The premiers of Saskatchewan and Ontario welcomed another province into their anti-carbon-tax tent on Thursday and said the fight against Ottawa’s plan to put a price on pollution is gaining momentum. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced on Wednesday that his province will not be going ahead with a $25-a-tonne levy that was to come into […] Continue Reading

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Community

Quebec high court rules judge wrong to order woman to remove hijab

Posted on 10 October 2018

A Montreal woman who was scolded by a judge for wearing a hijab in court had her fundamental rights violated, Quebec’s Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday. The court decided unanimously that citizens who wear religious attire cannot be denied access to justice. The ruling stems from a 2015 courtroom incident involving Rania El-Alloul, who was […] Continue Reading

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Society

Thousands of Montrealers rally against proposals of incoming CAQ government

Posted on 10 October 2018

Thousands attended an anti-racism protest in downtown Montreal Sunday afternoon, expressing anger at proposals by the incoming Coalition Avenir Québec government that they say would affect immigrants and religious minorities in the province. Many see the plans as racist and xenophobic. “We are concerned about the CAQ election because they have been trying to divide […] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

China says USMCA deal will prevent Canada from free trade with Beijing

Posted on 10 October 2018

OTTAWA – China says it deplores a controversial new clause in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that calls on the countries to notify each other if they enter into trade talks with a “non-market” economy. In a scathing statement, the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa says section 32.10 of the new USMCA amounts to an act of […] Continue Reading

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Business

Toronto Real Estate Board suing listings website Mongohouse for $2M

Posted on 10 October 2018

 TORONTO – The Toronto Real Estate Board is suing Mongohouse for $2 million, alleging that the anonymously-run property listings website is illegally accessing, copying and distributing its proprietary data. The board, which represents more than 50,000 realtors across the Greater Toronto Area, filed the lawsuit last month in Federal Court asking for an immediate and […] Continue Reading

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Health & Fitness

Cuts to flu season surge funding will make hallway medicine worse

Posted on 10 October 2018

QUEEN’S PARK — Overcrowded hospitals across the province are being asked to handle this year’s flu surge with fewer resources than last year, and the Ford government continues to signal that deep cuts are coming to Ontario’s health care system. This week, the Ford government announced flu surge funding that falls $10 million short of […] Continue Reading

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Community

Canadian couple stuck overseas after budget airline abruptly goes bankrupt

Posted on 10 October 2018

A Toronto couple’s travel plans have been thrown awry after a budget airline shutdown overnight. Angela Dorau and her husband Ryan Herrington had been vacationing in Europe for about 10 days and were scheduled to fly home from Paris on Monday with Primera Air. But the European discount airline announced Monday it is cancelling all […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Here’s the real reason behind Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s break from Twitter

Posted on 10 October 2018

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is one of our most vocal and outspoken celebrities. She’s someone who never shies from calling a spade a spade. She has many a time made use of her social media account to take a stand against wrongdoings. However, social media also comes with its fair share of negativity. It seems that […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Shilpa Shetty OPENS UP about rumours of her relationship with Salman Khan

Posted on 10 October 2018

Shilpa Shetty and Salman Khan were once seen in as many as three to four films. Phir Milenge, Garv: Pride and Honour, Auzaar and Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar were some of them. Keeping in mind the constant presence of the couple on screen, this had fueled up relationship rumours between the two. Now, years […] Continue Reading

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American Politics, Canadian Politics

Details of U.S.-Mexico trade deal won’t be released so that Canada has more time

Posted on 03 October 2018

The text of the Trump administration’s trade agreement with Mexico is due to be released on Friday, launching a contentious U.S. approval process as pressure mounts on Canada to join its partners in revamping the NAFTA pact. Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo was scheduled to present the text of the Aug. 27 agreement, which aims […] Continue Reading

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