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CannTrust says Health Canada has suspended its cannabis licence

5 hours 55 min ago

CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it received a notice of licence suspension from Health Canada, which has been investigating the cannabis company for allegedly cultivating pot in unlicensed rooms.

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4 Moncton Mounties sue federal government over 2014 shootings

8 hours 25 min ago

Four RCMP officers who allege they suffered serious psychological trauma as a result the force's failure to properly equip them prior to the Moncton shootings are suing the federal government for damages.

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B.C. mother charged in connection with U.S. college admissions scandal

9 hours 51 min ago

A mother from Surrey, B.C., has been arrested and charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, becoming the second parent from the province who's linked to the scheme that involves wealthy parents.

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RCMP head says allies concerned, but supportive in wake of spy charges

10 hours 34 min ago

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said today the national police force is working to limit security risks among Canada's intelligence allies and assess potential operational damage in the wake of charges laid against one of its top intelligence officers.

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Judge denies Kaillie Humphries' release from Bobsleigh Canada to compete for U.S.

10 hours 46 min ago

Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries has been denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by a Calgary judge who found the governing body has the discretion to decide whether to allow an athlete to compete for another country.

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Canadian accused of spying calls Russia's claims against him 'garbage'

11 hours 12 min ago

Canadian Paul Whelan shouted down a judge in a Moscow courtroom Tuesday as he tried to defend himself against charges of espionage.

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Scheer's proposed tax cut isn't 'universal' - but it would save money for many Canadians

11 hours 17 min ago

The Conservative Party's pitch to cut the rate on the lowest income tax bracket is a central promise of its campaign. The move ultimately would benefit three in four income tax-paying families, an economist says.

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Jeopardy host Alex Trebek resumes chemotherapy treatments

11 hours 24 min ago

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek says he has had a setback and is undergoing chemotherapy again for pancreatic cancer.

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Good faith or fake news? Saskatchewan appeal court to rule on nurse's Facebook posts

15 hours 12 min ago

A Saskatchewan nurse's appeal of a $26,000 penalty is being heard at Saskatchewan's Court of Appeal on Tuesday morning.

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2 suicide bombings, including at presidential election rally, kill 46 in Afghanistan

17 hours 8 min ago

A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a presidential election campaign rally by Ashraf Ghani in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 24 people, including women and children, in the first of two explosions Tuesday claiming a total of 46 lives.

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Missed your flight? Denied boarding? Be prepared to pay

17 hours 12 min ago

A Nova Scotia couple is speaking out after a last-minute gate change meant they missed a connecting flight. The airline cancelled the remainder of their trip, including their return flights.

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GE removes asbestos from Peterborough, Ont., homes — after denying it ever sold the scrap

18 hours 11 min ago

A CBC News/Toronto Star investigation has found that from the 1940s until the mid-1970s, General Electric sold off leftover asbestos material from its Peterborough factory for pennies a pound, delivering it by truck to potentially hundreds of workers' homes.

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A new species has just become the world's largest amphibian

18 hours 12 min ago

Scientists have discovered a new species of giant salamander and concluded that the largest amphibian ever recorded was a member of that species.

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What is 'Phantom Secure' cellphone case linked to possible RCMP security breach?

18 hours 12 min ago

The investigation into top RCMP official Cameron Ortis began with a shadowy Vancouver-based company and a multimillion-dollar business that helped drug traffickers and money launderers around the world.

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The campaign is a hologram — make-believe tensions over minuscule differences: Neil Macdonald

18 hours 12 min ago

But political parties must claim to be radically different from one another, and political journalism must play along, or else why exist? So the Liberals and Tories concentrate on what does distinguish them: their leaders.

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Bernier's in — and the federal election debates just got less predictable

18 hours 12 min ago

The stage is set for Maxime Bernier. His challenge now is to perform.

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Is there a way out for Hong Kong? Not likely, as protesters become more inflamed

18 hours 12 min ago

After more than 100 days of protest, Hong Kong is one bitter place. Anger and resentment hang in the air and explode on the streets almost daily now. And not just outside the legislature and other symbols of a deeply unpopular government.

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What the attack on Saudi oil facilities could mean for Canada's oilpatch and Keystone XL

18 hours 12 min ago

The secure supply of Canadian oil to the United States could recapture the attention of American decision-makers following the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, experts say.   

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Exit polls show Israeli PM Netanyahu short of securing parliamentary majority

18 hours 45 min ago

In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hardline allies.

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