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Dutch police continue probe into concert threat

Dutch police were continuing investigations Thursday into a threat to a concert venue that prompted the cancellation of a show by an American rock band, as well as into the dr...

CTV News
Striking Pearson ground crew vote against new offer

Striking ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport have voted overwhelmingly to reject the latest offer from their employer and will continue a four-week-lo...

CTV News
Striking ground crew workers at Toronto airport vote against new offer

Striking ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport have voted overwhelmingly to reject the latest offer from their employer and will continue a four-week-lo...

CTV News
Striking round crew workers at Toronto airport vote against new offer

Striking ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport have voted overwhelmingly to reject the latest offer from their employer and will continue a four-week-lo...

CTV News
Striking Pearson ground crew vote overwhelmingly to reject new deal

98 per cent of workers voted to reject a new offer, which a union spokesperson called ‘insulting’...

The Star
Striking ground crew workers at Toronto’s Pearson airport reject latest offer

About 700 cabin cleaners, baggage handlers, and other ground crew workers employed by Swissport have been on strike since late July...

The Globe & Mail
Winning Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts

A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in Massachusetts. The numbers are are 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number is 4...

CTV News
Pearson ground crew strike continues after union votes 98% against Swissport contract offer

The union representing some 700 baggage handlers, cabin cleaners and other ground crew has voted against a contract offer by Swissport, meaning workers won&#03...

CBC
Pedestrian seriously injured after hit and run in St. Michel neighbourhood

A woman was in critical condition Wednesday night, after being hit by a vehicle around 6:40 p.m. at the corner of 17th Ave. and Jean Rivard Ave. in the Villeray–Saint-Michel...

Montreal Gazette
A teen reunited with her birth mother, who then killed her and burned her body, police claim

Investigators describe how a teen reunited with her birth mother last year on an isolated farm in Missouri — only to be tortured there, forced to crawl through hog pens and...

The Star
Davie shipyard suspected Scott Brison of favouring Irving in dispute: affidavits

RCMP affidavits unsealed by an Ottawa judge on Wednesday reveal how Davie shipyard and its lobbyists reacted in November, 2015, after they obtained confidential cabinet inform...

The Globe & Mail
Canada's Milos Raonic withdraws from U.S. Open with injury

Canada's Milos Raonic announces on Instagram that he has withdrawn from the U.S. Open tennis tournament with a wrist injury...

CTV News
Fundraiser gives school a fighting chance

Boxing match supports program that encourages kids to stay in school...

Montreal Gazette
Newfoundland minister Judy Foote to quit Trudeau cabinet, report says

Judy Foote, a strong female voice in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, is set to resign her position Thursday as public works minister and will step down altogether as a Newfoundlan...

The Star
Public Services Minister Judy Foote to resign

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation from cabinet on Thursday, CTV News has confirmed...

CTV News
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau coaches fundraising boxing match

Although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set foot in a boxing ring Wednesday night, he said he was under strict rules from his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, not to fight, unde...

Montreal Gazette
White House to brief Pentagon in coming days on transgender ban: official

Trump said on Twitter on July 26 that the U.S. government ‘will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity’ in the military, a reversal of Pentag...

The Globe & Mail
Toronto police board member is blue over the new colour of police cars

All-grey car is called too “stealth” by police board member. Plus board should have been consulted before the order was placed, Councillor Shelley Carroll says...

The Star
'I'm a f------ Nazi,' said a Manitoba man to a woman asking for directions

A Calgary woman who came to visit her family in Manitoba this summer says she was shocked by the racist verbal attack she endured when she asked a stranger for...

CBC
In case you missed it, here's what happened in Montreal on Aug. 23

A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal:...

Montreal Gazette
Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan seen moving to cabinet to replace Judy Foote

Ms. Foote is expected to officially announce Thursday that she will be giving up her cabinet seat because of family and health issues, a Liberal Party source said...

The Globe & Mail
Nurse facing disciplinary hearing is accused of assaulting disabled women

The College of Nurses will decide Wednesday whether 51-year-old David Little should keep his license. Little has been convicted of assault in relation to some of the incidents...

The Star
Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov pleads not guilty in U.S. court, lawyer says

Baratov was arrested in Hamilton in March under the Extradition Act after U.S. authorities indicted him and three others for computer hacking and economic espionage...

The Star
As Congress prepares to return, Trump presidency faces most challenging stretch yet

Mr. Trump is entering a crucial period with a historically low approval rating for a new president and a deteriorating relationship with members of his own party...

The Globe & Mail
Heritage designation raises questions about Glen Abbey’s future

Ontario town’s heritage designation of Nicklaus-designed Glen Abbey sets worrying precedent, critic says, but next steps still unclear...

The Globe & Mail
B.C. NDP stands by plans to hold big-ticket fundraiser

Ahead of campaign-finance reform, party to charge up to $525 for entry to event – a move the Green Leader calls ‘reprehensible’...

The Globe & Mail
Wildfire forces full evacuation of Manitoba First Nation homes

Winds are pushing a 3,000 hectare wildfire perilously close to a remote northern Manitoba First Nation, forcing community leaders to order a full evacuation of homes while loc...

CTV News
Trump picks fights with Republicans as difficult legislative agenda approaches

The U.S. president threatened to shut down government over funding for the Mexico border wall and took shots at opponents in a fiery speech in Phoenix on Tuesday...

The Star
Niagara man cleared of sex assault charge wins defamation suit against accuser

The woman is appealing the defamation ruling made by a deputy judge who concluded she lied to police. The deputy judge awarded the man almost $24,000...

The Star
Metrolinx is reviewing its policy limiting pets on transit

GO train rider started a petition after she was told her dog could not ride the rails...

The Star
B.C. tech companies offer big perks to attract prospective employees

Bill Tam, CEO of the B.C. Tech Association, said he’s heard of companies that offer unlimited vacation, flexible work hours and even one that paid for downpayments on a new...

The Globe & Mail
Toronto 'pay-what-you-can' soup bar feeds the hungry, cuts waste

A Toronto chef says he got tired of seeing copious amounts of good food going to waste so he decided to collect it and feed it to hungry people...

CTV News
Rob Ford’s former chief of staff sends some advice to the White House

Mark Towhey wrote a 13-point guide for the Trump team...

The Star
N.L. MP Judy Foote stepping down from cabinet

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation on Thursday, CBC News has learned...

CBC
N.L. MP Judy Foote's resignation will force Trudeau to shuffle cabinet

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation on Thursday, CBC News has learned...

CBC
CMA poll finds rising support for medically assisted death

The informal poll of the 600 delegates found that 67 per cent backed the idea of 'mature minors' being allowed to access assisted death...

The Globe & Mail
B.C. Green Party calls for ban on foreign buyers purchasing farmland

Many non-residents are buying land zoned for agricultural use but instead of farming, they’re building large homes and selling the property for inflated prices, Green Party...

The Globe & Mail
Collapsed fish farm that released thousands of Atlantic salmon had structural problems last month

The fish farm in Washington state that collapsed last weekend, releasing several thousand Atlantic salmon into Pacific waters, had problems last month, the com...

CBC
He's considered Canada's founding father, but Ontario teachers want his name stripped from public schools

As legislators south of the border mull the removal of statues seen by many as painful reminders of the darker moments in U.S. history, a similar debate is pla...

CBC
He's considered Canada's founding father, but many Ontario teachers want his name stripped from public schools

As legislators south of the border mull the removal of statues seen by many as painful reminders of the darker moments in U.S. history, a similar debate is pla...

CBC
Hunger, not crime, drives Central Americans to U.S. border, report finds

According to a new report from a coalition of international aid agencies, almost half of the families interviewed in the study were food insecure, meaning they don’t regular...

The Star
Mike Duffy mulls legal action against federal government

Former journalist is said to have retained Ottawa lawyer Lawrence Greenspon, but has ‘made no decisions on this matter,’ senator’s spokesman says...

The Globe & Mail
Participant dies after Ironman triathlon in Mont-Tremblant: reports

Jean-Francois Chalifour, 42, collapsed near the beginning of the triathlon and died Tuesday, according to reports...

Montreal Gazette
Trump's NAFTA termination comment falls flat in Arizona

U.S. President Donald Trump's comments at a Phoenix rally that he will probably end up terminating the North American Free Trade Agreement brought cheers from the...

CTV News
Judge issues injunction to stop logging on Atikamekw territory

A Superior Court judge has ruled Groupe Rémabec must temporarily cease operation in the territory of the Atikamekw of Opitciwan...

Montreal Gazette
Immigration rules apply to latest asylum seekers, Justin Trudeau says

Canada is able to demonstrate openness and compassion, prime minister says, "because we have confidence in the rules in place and the processes and the rigour of...

Montreal Gazette
White privilege, Jewish privilege, and neo-Nazis: Cohn

Relying on colour to confer privilege on people — an entire class of people — is confusing and counterproductive...

The Star
Jury selection begins Monday for trial of man accused in Maxi worker's death

Tshilumba is accused of killing Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, who was fatally stabbed in front of her co-workers at a Maxi supermarket in 2016...

Montreal Gazette
Jury selection in trial of suspect in supermarket worker's death begins Monday

Tshilumba is accused of killing Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, who was fatally stabbed in front of her co-workers at a Maxi supermarket in 2016...

Montreal Gazette
Kids not eating enough nutritious food during school hours: B.C. study

Claire Tugault-Lafleur says the study is the first to analyze differences in dietary intake patterns between school hours and non-school hours...

The Globe & Mail
Toronto’s anti-abortion protests grow as city councillor moves to make ‘vulgar’ signs illegal

Councilor Sarah Doucette is fighting back against the young anti-abortion protesters who’ve taken to the streets of Toronto...

The Star
Toronto’s anti-abortion protests grow as city councilor moves to make ‘vulgar’ signs illegal

Councilor Sarah Doucette is fighting back against the young anti-abortion protesters who’ve taken to the streets of Toronto...

The Star
Barrette wields legal ultimatum to ER doctors to reduce overcrowding

ER overcrowding remains a problem in many of the city's hospitals, including at the Royal Victoria, Jewish General, Maisonneuve-Rosemont and Notre Dame. At the Ro...

Montreal Gazette
Video: Trudeau warns against entering country 'irregularly'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there would be "no advantage" for asylum seekers to enter the country "irregularly.&a...

The Globe & Mail
Two injured after strong winds blows away tent at Fairview

Tuesday's violent thunderstorm nearly blew away the outdoor venue of the Strangers in the Night Gala in Pointe-Claire...

Montreal Gazette
Video: No ‘shortcutting’ immigration steps for asylum seekers, Trudeau says

The Prime Minister says the “integrity” of Canada’s immigration system is sound despite thousands of people crossing the border seeking asylum...

The Globe & Mail
U.K. firefighters saved piglets from blaze, then ate them as sausages months later

A grateful farm manager sent the sausages as a gift to the firefighters six months after the fire. Vegetarian and animal rights activists weren’t nearly so charmed...

The Star
Coderre delicately disagrees with Labeaume on public ban on face-coverings

Asked about Labeaume's anti-face-covering remarks, Coderre said he did not share his views on all issues...

Montreal Gazette
McConnell, Trump say they remain united on ‘many shared priorities’

A White House statement said the two would hold previously scheduled meetings following the August recess...

The Globe & Mail
No plans to join U.S. missile defence shield, send troops to Afghanistan: Trudeau

The Prime Minister said the long standing positions on those two issues ‘are not going to be changed any time soon’...

The Globe & Mail
TTC closing eight stations for new fare gate installation

The transit commission will briefly close eight stations to install paddle-style fare gates with PRESTO between September and December...

The Star
TTC closing seven stations for new fare gate installation

The transit commission will briefly close eight stations to install paddle-style fare gates with PRESTO between September and December...

The Star
Allison Hanes: Lament for fallen trees of N.D.G.

Trees in a park are part of our collective wealth. When they are gone, everyone is poorer...

Montreal Gazette
Mental health struggles show the dark side of veterinary medicine

Veterinary surgeons die by suicide twice as much compared to other health care professionals, and four times more than the general population, research shows. Canadian veterin...

The Star
Rethink needed on old age security eligibility after fiscal report, Tory critic says

The chief actuary’s report forecasts spending to hit about $247 billion by 2060 — five times what it is slated to be this year — due to people living longer...

The Star
Toronto police board names three new deputy chiefs

The appointments mark the first time the force will have two female deputy chiefs at the same time...

The Star
Backcountry restrictions, campfire bans lifted as B.C. wildfire risk drops

Kevin Skrepnek of the BC Wildfire Service says although calm weather conditions are expected to change, forecasted storms shouldn’t be severe and will bring more rain...

The Globe & Mail
Disputing a Toronto parking ticket? How you fight it is about to change

Starting Monday you no longer need to go to court, disputes will be handled by the city...

The Star
Alleged Yahoo hacker Karim Baratov pleads not guilty in U.S. court

Baratov, a Canadian citizen born in Kazakhstan, was arrested in March at the request of U.S. prosecutors...

The Globe & Mail
Trudeau’s warning to would-be asylum seekers may fall on deaf ears: Hébert

It will be hard to convince many fleeing across the border that their odds of finding a safe haven are not better in Canada than in America...

The Star
Globe and Mail journalist detained by Chinese police in Xinjiang region

The Globe’s Asia correspondent Nathan VanderKlippe was held for about three hours from late Wednesday evening until Thursday morning before he was eventually released by loc...

The Globe & Mail
Châteauguay overturns decades-old 'dangerous dog' ban

The City of Château overturned a 27-year-old bylaw that banned "dangerous" dog breeds, including pitbulls, in the city at a council meeting...

Montreal Gazette
Police identify over 90 ‘persons of interest’ in investigation into B.C. teen’s death

Marrisa Shen’s body was discovered in some brush at Central Park in Burnaby on July 19...

The Globe & Mail
Police identify 90 ‘persons of interest’ in investigation into B.C. teen’s death

Marrisa Shen’s body was discovered in some brush at Central Park in Burnaby on July 19...

The Globe & Mail
Police ask for video evidence in B.C. teen homicide case

Homicide unit says unresolved investigation into death of Marrisa Shen, whose body was found a month ago in popular Burnaby park, has yielded more than 90 ‘persons of intere...

The Globe & Mail
Children do not eat well at school, Canadian study warns

Children do not eat well in school, according to a study, but the situation is slightly better in Quebec than elsewhere in Canada...

Montreal Gazette
Two accused in Contrecoeur case seek to have charges thrown out

Pasquale Fedele and Pascal Patrice, accused of conspiracy and fraud, will find out Friday whether a judge will drop all charges against them...

Montreal Gazette
TTC driver charged following fatal July collision

The 58-year-old driver faces non-criminal charges after his bus struck a 71-year-old woman...

The Star
Update: Storm cleanup in Montreal to take weeks

it will take weeks to clear the debris and decades for a Montreal jewel — N.D.G. Park — to return to its leafy glory...

Montreal Gazette
Qualtrough wants to ‘make history’ with federal accessibility laws

Federal minister of sport and persons with disabilities Carla Qualtrough seeks “practical advice on a governance model” from Canadian and international disability experts...

The Star
Liberal minister Carla Qualtrough wants to ‘make history’ with federal accessibility laws

Federal minister of sport and persons with disabilities Carla Qualtrough seeks “practical advice on a governance model” from Canadian and international disability experts...

The Star
Evening Update: Ottawa plays down Trump’s threat on NAFTA; RBC kicks off bank results

Plus: CPP changes will disqualify 243,000 from Guaranteed Income Supplement, report says...

The Globe & Mail
Energy East Pipeline review topics to include upstream, downstream GHG emissions

Canada's national energy regulator says it will for the first time consider the impact of upstream and downstream emissions from potential increased consumption o...

CTV News
Energy East Pipeline review decision greeted as victory by environmentalists

In a decision cheered by environmentalists but considered a setback by the oil industry, Canada's national energy regulator says it will allow wider discussion of...

CTV News
Canada won’t join U.S. missile defence, send troops to Afghanistan, Trudeau says

The prime minister is throwing cold water on any notion the government plans to sign on to the ballistic missile defence program, or to send troops back to Afghanistan, which...

The Star
Canada won't join U.S. missile defence, send troops to Afghanistan, Trudeau says

The prime minister is throwing cold water on any notion the government plans to sign on to the ballistic missile defence program, or to send troops back to Afghanistan, which...

The Star
Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor accuses Maduro, allies of corruption

Luisa Ortega Diaz was removed by a new, pro-government constitutional assembly in early August after breaking with the socialist government...

The Globe & Mail
Action on First Nations youth inquest recommendations called ‘disappointing’

Lawyers for families of seven students who died in Thunder Bay issue C+ grade for work in first year...

The Star
Sections of St-Rémi St. to be closed into 2019 because of Turcot, railway work

As a result of railway construction and roadwork on the Turcot Interchange, sections of St-Rémi St. will be closed from Aug. 20 until an indeterminate time in 2019. ...

Montreal Gazette
Newfoundland failed to protect 12-year-old girl impregnated by stepfather: report

The 12-year-old girl received inadequate screening and assessments which may have enabled the sexual abuse to continue, a child advocate says...

The Star
Weekend TTC and road closures for Aug. 26-27

Three events in Toronto will close roads while the TTC will shut down two lines over the weekend...

The Star
'Agent 728' turned down in appeal of assault verdict

A Quebec Superior Court judge has rejected Stéfanie Trudeau's appeal of a lower court verdict that found her guilty of assault last year. ...

Montreal Gazette
Video: Trudeau's tweet partly to blame for migrant surge, MP says

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel says a January tweet by the Prime Minister with the hashtag “#WelcomeToCanada” helped set off a surge of asylum seekers...

The Globe & Mail
Striking Pearson ground crew workers will vote on a new offer tonight: union

Striking ground crew workers at Canada's busiest airport are voting today on whether to accept a new contract offer and potentially end a four-week-long w...

CBC
Indigenous youth bridging generation gap with elders to help save cultures

The line of transmission between elders and youth has been splintered owing to generations of colonial damage to Indigenous governance, language and culture...

The Globe & Mail
Bus containing gas bottles found near Rotterdam concert hall: mayor

Police said a concert featuring Allah-Las was cancelled shortly before doors were to be opened after a tip from Spanish police...

The Globe & Mail
Alberta burns through half of financial cushion built into budget, but deficit projection unchanged

Alberta’s NDP government is still predicting it will meet its budget forecast, in part due to increased cost savings it’s been able to find...

The Globe & Mail
Rotterdam concert by rock band Allah-Las cancelled due to ‘terror threat’: police

An investigation is underway, but police say no arrests have been made...

The Globe & Mail
Man detained after van containing gas canisters found near Rotterdam concert hall

Police said a concert featuring Allah-Las was cancelled shortly before doors were to be opened after a tip from Spanish police...

The Globe & Mail
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