Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

Montreal stores to stop dumping unsold food

The City of Montreal has plans to forbid grocery chains and other stores from throwing out edible food and useful clothing. The measures are aimed at cutting waste at its source and reducing the amount that ends up in landfills as part of the city...
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Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

Salmon group presses for thorough environmental review of N.L. fish farming expansion

The Atlantic Salmon Federation says Newfoundland and Labrador should restart an environmental assessment for a planned salmon farm expansion project. The salmon hatchery in western Newfoundland is proposed by Northern Harvest Sea Farms, the same c...
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Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Scheer continues majority push, Singh talks health care investments, Trudeau sidesteps Obama questio

Andrew Scheer continues to warn against a potential Liberal-NDP coalition government while pushing for a Conservative majority. Scheer’s comments at a Brampton, Ont., campaign stop come as opinion polls continue to suggest Monday’s vote will resul...
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Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Thunberg in Edmonton on Friday for climate strike

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Greta Thunberg recognizes the province's oil and gas industry efforts to reduce its emissions. Thunberg is expected to join a march from a downtown Edmonton park to a climate strike rally at the Alberta legislatu...
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Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Airlines ditch 'ladies and gentlemen'

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements — or are considering the change. Air Transat says it has stopped using the salutation as well as its French equivalent, "Mesdames et messi...
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Food fraud common in Canada: study

Food fraud common in Canada: study

A study conducted by Oceana Canada has found more than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled. In July 2019, the organization tested 90 samples from 50 locations in Montreal and found tha...
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Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Money Monitor: Where to park cash

Whether it is a nervous investor looking for a safe haven amid volatile markets or someone with a big purchase coming up and a need to keep some cash safe and easily accessible, investors need to shop around if they want to earn the best possible ...
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Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

Gloves coming off as federal election campaign nears end

The gloves are coming off as the federal election campaign nears its end. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau campaigned in Montreal today, where he accused Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives of running a "nasty" campaign. Meanwhile, at a raucous event...
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Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Broncos families head to Alberta legislature to fight for trucking changes

Alberta families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash say they will continue to fight for changes to provincial trucking regulations. Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured when an inexperienced Calgary truck driver ran a stop sign a...
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Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Snowden refugee in Canada demands Trudeau grant asylum to others

Vanessa Rodel, one of the refugees who helped briefly shelter U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong six years ago, is asking the federal government to approve the asylum applications of the others who helped him. Rodel arrived in Canada l...
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Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Trudeau talks abortion rights; Scheer eyes interprovincial trade; Singh defends party

Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government would ensure that provinces meet their obligation to fund out-of-hospital abortions. Trudeau made the pledge today in New Brunswick, where the province's Progressive Conservative gov...
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Research meal kits before making a choice

Research meal kits before making a choice

A Toronto-based nutritionist recommends looking closely at food portion, the foods you like and how often you intend to eat before researching what kind of prepared meal service or kit is best for you. Lonie Murdock says over the last few years s...
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How to make ice roads last longer in warming climate

How to make ice roads last longer in warming climate

Across Canada, there are at least 10,000 kilometres of roads that depend on freezing temperatures. Most are in Ontario, but they exist in four provinces and two territories For dozens of isolated communities, they are the only way in and out that ...
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Toronto-specific slang on the rise

Toronto-specific slang on the rise

A Toronto-area researcher says the city's rising influence in pop culture has led to a growth in slang. Derek Denis assistant professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga says the city's diverse population is part of the reason why. He says ...
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Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Scheer warns against progressive coalition; Trudeau, Singh spar over NAFTA

Andrew Scheer raised the spectre of a tax-and-spend Liberal-NDP coalition government and urged Canadians to hand the Conservatives a majority on Oct. 21. The Conservative leader's pitch came a day after NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he would be op...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 14th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 14th

Aphria Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial results on Monday Statistics Canada will release its Consumer Price Index for September on Wednesday Kinder Morgan Canada hosts one of its last quarterly conference cal...
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Singh says he'd form coalition to stop Tories as Trudeau pushes strategic voting

Singh says he'd form coalition to stop Tories as Trudeau pushes strategic voting

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says that he would do "whatever it takes" to prevent the Conservatives from assuming power, including forming a coalition with the Liberals. Singh's comments come as he pushes back against a Liberal strategic voting messag...
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Leaders focus attacks as advance polls open, election day draws near

Leaders focus attacks as advance polls open, election day draws near

Andrew Scheer had his eyes on the Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday, teasing what he called promising early results from advance polls and spelling out his plans for the first 100 days of a Conservative government in Ottawa. The man he aims to r...
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Leaders pick up the pace as election campaign enters stretch run

Leaders pick up the pace as election campaign enters stretch run

Federal leaders are kicking their campaigns into high gear as the Oct. 21 election draws near. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau held a rally in Ottawa today before travelling across the country for a campaign stop in British Columbia's Lower Mainland...
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Toronto Syrian restaurant reopens after threats

Toronto Syrian restaurant reopens after threats

A Syrian restaurant in Toronto that's been hailed as a refugee success story has reopened days after its owners said a flood of hate messages had forced them to close. The Alsoufis have linked those threats to a September event in Hamilton featuri...
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How to handle politics at Thanksgiving dinner

How to handle politics at Thanksgiving dinner

Etiquette experts are offering tips on how to handle hot election topics with civility as Canadians gather for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend. Toronto etiquette expert Leanne Pepper suggests leaving especially contentious issues off the menu. Sh...
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Money Monitor: Company cellphones may cause new tax headache

Money Monitor: Company cellphones may cause new tax headache

New guidelines from Canada Revenue Agency suggest employers may have to look at how much of the cost of company- supplied electronic devices can be attributed to their commercial activities. While there's a potential for use of company-supplied p...
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Judge finds man guilty of murdering a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

Judge finds man guilty of murdering a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Const. John Davidson of the Abbotsford police department. The defence team for Oscar Arfmann, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, will argue he is not criminally respo...
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Trudeau not worried about national unity, Scheer vows immigration overhaul, Singh courts working-cla

Trudeau not worried about national unity, Scheer vows immigration overhaul, Singh courts working-cla

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says Canadians are not concerned with national unity and are focused on the environment, middle-class tax cuts and other issues. Trudeau made the comment as he sidestepped a question about whether a minority Liberal g...
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Fast-food chains launch grocery store versions of menu items

Fast-food chains launch grocery store versions of menu items

Fast-food fans no longer have to go to — or even order from — their favourite eateries to indulge. Grocery stores now stock a wide array of beloved menu items. So superfans can heat up a St-Hubert chicken pot pie, slather on Swiss Chalet gravy sau...
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Calgary man convicted of murdering his wife has parole revoked

Calgary man convicted of murdering his wife has parole revoked

A man convicted of strangling his wife in 2012 and burying her body in a cement wall in a basement is going back to prison. Allan Shyback was sentenced to 10 years for the murder of his wife Lisa Mitchell. The Parole Board of Canada revoked the da...
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Federal leaders talk environment, economy and exclusion on Day 28 of campaign

Federal leaders talk environment, economy and exclusion on Day 28 of campaign

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau discussed his party's plans to address climate change Tuesday while campaigning in the North. Trudeau said the plan would include helping Indigenous communities transition from diesel to clean energy by 2030. Meanwhil...
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Argonauts introduce GM Michael (Pinball) Clemons

Argonauts introduce GM Michael (Pinball) Clemons

The Toronto Argonauts are making changes after winning only two of their first 14 games this CFL season. Jim Popp is out as general manager and former player, coach and team executive Michael (Pinball) Clemons will replace him.
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'No more papier mache dog:' Mac the Moose gets his bigger rack

'No more papier mache dog:' Mac the Moose gets his bigger rack

Mac the Moose is finally reclaiming the title of world's largest moose statue from a silver ungulate in east-central Norway. Months of work went into building Mac a bigger rack and this week work got underway to hoist up his new antlers and unveil...
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Kyle Lowry agrees to $31 Million extension with Raptors

Kyle Lowry agrees to $31 Million extension with Raptors

Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a $31 million, one-year extension. The new contract could keep Lowry with the NBA champions through the 2020-21 season. The star guard was entering the final year of a $100 million, three-year deal...
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Lawsuit settled in wheelchair accident at New Brunswick train crossing

Lawsuit settled in wheelchair accident at New Brunswick train crossing

Three years after a Moncton man in an electric wheelchair was killed by a freight train at a level crossing in the city, a lawsuit in his death has been resolved. Court documents claimed Steven Harel was using the wheelchair in a "safe and prudent...
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Downloads of Nickelback's 'Photograph' surge more than 500 per cent after Trump's tweet

Downloads of Nickelback's 'Photograph' surge more than 500 per cent after Trump's tweet

Downloads of Nickelback's earworm "Photograph," surged more than 500 per cent after U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet. On Oct 2., Trump tweeted a video that included a reference to the Canadian rockband's 2005 song. The video featured the band's...
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Alex Trebek may leave 'Jeopardy!' due to his cancer battle

Alex Trebek may leave 'Jeopardy!' due to his cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says that he may leave the show because of his cancer treatment. In a recent interview the Sudbury, Ont.-native confessed that chemotherapy has significantly "diminished" his ability to host the popular quiz show. Tre...
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Timing, location key for Uber and Lyft drivers

Timing, location key for Uber and Lyft drivers

Making a buck off Uber or rival services like Lyft comes with challenges, including vehicle wear and tear, insurance, varying rates of pay and dealing with customers. Then there's the persistent stories about fares being too low for drivers to mak...
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B.C. Green Leader says he will not seek re-election, calls for party leadership race before 2021 vot

B.C. Green Leader says he will not seek re-election, calls for party leadership race before 2021 vot

B.C. Green Leader Andrew Weaver says he will not run again in the 2021 provincial election and he wants the party to elect a new leader before the election. Weaver's Greens, who hold three seats in B.C.'s legislature, have been working together wi...
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Police arrest climate protesters who blocked bridge in Halifax

Police arrest climate protesters who blocked bridge in Halifax

Police arrest 18 of the protesters who blocked the Macdonald Bridge between Halifax and Dartmouth. Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-rangi...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7th

The Sector IT security conference kicks off on Monday in Toronto. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will release preliminary housing start data for September on Tuesday. The Canadian Wind Energy Association will hold its 35th annual CanWEA confere...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7th

The Sector IT security conference kicks off on Monday in Toronto. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will release preliminary housing start data for September on Tuesday. The Canadian Wind Energy Association will hold its 35th annual CanWEA confere...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of Oct. 7

The Sector IT security conference kicks off on Monday in Toronto. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will release preliminary housing start data for September on Tuesday. The Canadian Wind Energy Association will hold its 35th annual CanWEA confere...
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Strike averted as Ontario reaches deal with education workers

Strike averted as Ontario reaches deal with education workers

Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the province has reached a tentative agreement with the union representing 55,000 education workers across Ontario. The deal averts a strike which would have closed schools across the province.
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YouTuber Elle Mills on burnout, weddings and Lilly Singh's late night show

YouTuber Elle Mills on burnout, weddings and Lilly Singh's late night show

Ottawa YouTuber Elle Mills says she's learning to how to manage the demands of social media, and is inspired by how fellow creators, such as Lilly Singh, are landing TV series and talk shows.
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Michael Moore says it was 'crushing' to see

Michael Moore says it was 'crushing' to see

Filmmaker Michael Moore, a long-time fan of Canada, says it was "crushing" to see the photographs of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface. Moore also reflects on the 30-year anniversary of his first documentary "Roger & Me" ahead of a specia...
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Trudeau says he supports ruling on compensation for Indigenous children, but needs more time

Trudeau says he supports ruling on compensation for Indigenous children, but needs more time

The federal government is appealing a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling ordering Ottawa to pay $2 billion in compensation to First Nations children and their families who were separated by a chronically underfunded child-welfare system. Prime ...
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Scheer to target gangs, Trudeau clarifies abortion stance, Singh talks taxes and May tackles trees

Scheer to target gangs, Trudeau clarifies abortion stance, Singh talks taxes and May tackles trees

Andrew Scheer says a Conservative government would crack down on gangs as part of its plan to curb gun violence. Scheer said Friday that the Liberals' plan to give municipalities the authority to restrict or ban handguns would do nothing. Elsewher...
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Albertans out $2.3M as investigation concludes that funds, resources grossly misused at provincial e

Albertans out $2.3M as investigation concludes that funds, resources grossly misused at provincial e

A multi-pronged provincial investigation has found that Jim Ellis, the former head of Alberta's Energy Regulator, grossly misused funds and allocated public resources to a start-up regulatory consulting group called ICORE. Investigators say taxpay...
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Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies are 'not cinema'

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies are 'not cinema'

Director Martin Scorsese is getting some heat on social media for comparing Marvel's superhero movies to theme parks and for saying that they are " not cinema." The Oscar-winning director of films such as 'Taxi Driver' and 'Raging Bull' made the c...
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Canadians embrace Nickelback after Trump tweet

Canadians embrace Nickelback after Trump tweet

Defenders are coming out of the woodwork for the oft-maligned Canadian band Nickelback. While the rockers have been the butt of many a joke, it took an unwelcome meme from divisive U.S. President Donald Trump to rally public support. Trump enliste...
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Federal leaders get personal on Day 23 of campaign

Federal leaders get personal on Day 23 of campaign

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says while he is personally pro-life, his party wouldn't re-open the abortion debate if elected. Scheer made his views on abortion explicit a day after other leaders pushed him to clarify his stance on the issue a...
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