James Dean to star in new Vietnam movie thanks to CGI

James Dean to star in new Vietnam movie thanks to CGI

James Dean, who died at the age of 24 in 1955, will be digitally recreated for the film, "Finding Jack." Dean's likeness will be used for a character named Rogan in the Vietnam War action-drama. "Finding Jack" centres on thousands of army dogs who...
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Opposition leaders react to the Liberal government's throne speech

Opposition leaders react to the Liberal government's throne speech

Opposition leaders had a lot to say about the minority Liberal government's speech from the throne. The government will need some measure of support from the opposition benches to carry its agenda forward.
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Liberal throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs, welcome their ideas

Liberal throne speech pledges to work with opposition MPs, welcome their ideas

Justin Trudeau has launched his second mandate — and a new era of minority Liberal government — with a throne speech light on details but heavy on the need for all parties to work together. The speech from the throne, penned by the Prime Minister'...
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B.C. joins rest of Canada in eliminating medical premiums for health care

B.C. joins rest of Canada in eliminating medical premiums for health care

B.C. residents will stop paying monthly medical-service premiums for health care as of January. The premiums have also been scrapped for employers, but they'll have to pay a so-called Employer Health Tax, based on total payroll. Premier John Horga...
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Live-action 'Mulan' trailer released by Disney

Live-action 'Mulan' trailer released by Disney

Disney has released the full trailer for the live-action "Mulan" film. The adaptation of the 1998 animated movie hits theatres on March 27. It sees Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei play the leading role of Hua Mulan. The plot centres on Mulan di...
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China’s ambassador rejects accusations country is abusing Muslims

China’s ambassador rejects accusations country is abusing Muslims

China’s ambassador to Canada, Cong Peiwu, said reports that hundreds of thousands of Muslims living in China are being abused or kept in concentration camps are not real. He said the local government of Xinjiang is conducting counter-terrorism mea...
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Social media reacts to Joe Biden using footage of Trudeau mocking Trump in new attack ad

Social media reacts to Joe Biden using footage of Trudeau mocking Trump in new attack ad

A video of Justin Trudeau gossiping with other world leaders about Donald Trump is featuring in an advertisement for the U.S. president's leading political rival. The ad went viral on Twitter and has been viewed millions of times. Thousands of Twi...
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Trudeau meets new premier of Northwest Territories

Trudeau meets new premier of Northwest Territories

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane for the first time. Trudeau in brief remarks talks about areas where the two governments can work together, and Cochrane remarks how she will be an ally to th...
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Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

Nova Scotia first to ban flavoured e-cigarettes and juices

Nova Scotia Health Minister Randy Delorey has announced the province will be the first to ban sales of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices — as of April 1, 2020. Strict new measures were recently adopted in Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and...
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Demand for transplants outpaces organ donations: report

Demand for transplants outpaces organ donations: report

A new report suggests that organ transplants are on the rise in Canada, but wait times continue to cost patients their lives. The report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information says the number of transplant procedures increased by 33 per ...
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Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane talks about the idea of an 'insurance' rate cut

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane talks about the idea of an 'insurance' rate cut

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says the Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China. Lane made the comments a day after the Bank of Canada announced it ...
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Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber publicly apologizes for past racist remarks

Justin Bieber has apologized in a post on Instagram for making racist remarks in the past. In a post on Dec. 3, Bieber addressed his “shortcomings,” saying his goal was to "take ownership." According to the 25-year-old singer, his mistakes were du...
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Alex Trebek to get Canadian Academy honour

Alex Trebek to get Canadian Academy honour

Alex Trebek will receive special honours from the organization behind the Canadian Screen Awards next year. Trebek will receive the Academy Icon Award "for his exceptional ongoing contribution to the media industry." The Sudbury, Ont.,-native has ...
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Money Monitor: Don't neglect your finances at the end of the year

Money Monitor: Don't neglect your finances at the end of the year

You may be reluctant to add one more item to an already daunting holiday to-do list, but financial experts want to make sure your financial plan doesn't get neglected in the year-end rush as 2019 comes to a close. Mike Laughton, a financial planne...
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A brief history of bumps in Trudeau's and Trump's relationship

A brief history of bumps in Trudeau's and Trump's relationship

The latest bump in the relationship between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump played out on the public stage of an international summit this week. But the leaders of two of the world's closest allies have had their pri...
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Ontario not on track to achieve emissions reductions targets: auditor

Ontario not on track to achieve emissions reductions targets: auditor

Ontario's auditor general says the province's climate change plan is unlikely to meet its emissions reductions targets — and the government acknowledges it. Bonnie Lysyk says in her annual report that under the current plan, greenhouse gas emissio...
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Ottawa reacts to Trudeau's comments about Trump

Ottawa reacts to Trudeau's comments about Trump

The latest snafu in the relationship between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump played out on the public stage of the NATO summit on Wednesday. The damage came in the form of candid comments Trudeau made about the mercur...
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Ontario high school teachers hold one-day strike

Ontario high school teachers hold one-day strike

Education workers across Ontario took part in a one-day strike to protest the lack of progress in contract talks between their union and Premier Doug Ford's government. Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation took to schools a...
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer puts Liberals on notice

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer puts Liberals on notice

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is seeking to rally his MPs and senators after a brutal few weeks of concerns being raised about his leadership and whether he can stay on. His party hopes the focus will switch onto the Liberals with the return o...
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MMIW action plan coming by June: Bennett

MMIW action plan coming by June: Bennett

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the federal government will release by June 2020 its plan to respond to the final report of the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Bennett says the government has ...
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New greenhouse gas targets not likely until next fall: Wilkinson

New greenhouse gas targets not likely until next fall: Wilkinson

New Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says his first priority is going to be figuring out how Canada can actually hit its Paris climate change agreement goals. After that, he will look at seeing how much more Canada can do before the 2030 de...
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Trudeau announces new contributions to NATO

Trudeau announces new contributions to NATO

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Canada will move to ensure more fighter jets and a naval frigate are available for rapid deployment should NATO need them in an emergency. Trudeau made the announcement at a gathering of leaders from the...
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Trudeau explains Trump comments

Trudeau explains Trump comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau played down candid comments he made about U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday and said the two leaders maintain a good relationship.
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Alberta Fair Deal Panel Town halls begin

Alberta Fair Deal Panel Town halls begin

Alberta's Fair Deal panel began its series of town halls Tuesday night. The panel was struck by Premier Jason Kenney to see what Alberta can do to overcome policies restricting its economy. The options include pulling out of CPP and creating an Al...
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NATO chief says Canadian missions in Latvia, Iraq help strengthen military alliance

NATO chief says Canadian missions in Latvia, Iraq help strengthen military alliance

NATO’s secretary-general has come out swinging in defence of the military alliance, and says Canada is playing a key role in helping to strengthen the 70-year-old organization thanks in part to its contributions to different missions. In an interv...
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