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The boys of Don Mills Flyers and Toronto Marlboros peeled off their rival jerseys to put on new ones Sunday afternoon — with a capital “R,” for Roy…
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The girls, aged 15 and 16, snuck onto the train on Howland Ave., in Toronto and “they were hanging off the side” when they fell off, according to P…
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Trump to unveil opioid plan that includes death penalty for drug dealers: White House

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U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials say.

3+ months after Maria, barely half of Puerto Rico has power

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico authorities said Friday that nearly half of power customers in the U.S. territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria, sparking outrage among islanders who accuse the government of mismanaging its response to the Category 4 storm.

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Runaway teen found in Mexico with 45-year-old man

Runaway teen found in Mexico with 45-year-old manAmy Yu, 16, was reunited with her family Sunday in Allentown, Pennsylvania, after being found with 45-year-old Kevin Esterly in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver reports.

Bugs continue to plague women-only ride-sharing service DriveHer


New Toronto ride-sharing service DriveHer continues to experience technical issues and says it "should be up and running shortly."

Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid plan

Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid planPresident Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under current law, a top administration ...

Video shows moment of St. Patrick’s Day roof collapse in Kingston

Video shot Saturday shows the moment a roof collapsed with people on it in Kingston during a St. Patrick’s Day party and the aftermath of the incident.

Winnipeggers flock to Police Museum in record-breaking numbers

The move downtown has been bigger for the Winnipeg Police Museum than anyone expected.

Ideas for making Winnipeg transit safer headed for City Hall

A number of safety measures from cameras to extra inspectors will be considered at this week's infrastructure and public works committee meeting.

Bike grid discussion returns to City Hall Tuesday

Coun. Janice Lukes says she plans to reiterate her call for city staff to look into the feasibility of fast tracking a downtown bike grid, Tuesday.

'There is going to be some pain,' Mayor expects new challenges as province adjusts funding model

'Obviously, we're entering a new era of funding for municipalities in Manitoba," said Mayor Brian Bowman, addressing Bill 36, which affects provincial funding.

Town Talk: Folk who helped make 2017 what it was

Future historians may wonder how we stayed calm in the face of 2017’s global economic and nuclear threats let local drug overdosing, homelessness and, for many, unreachable real-estate prices. They may also conclude that 2018’s perils vastly exceeded those before. For now, though, here are some folk from this column who helped give 2017 its […]

New federal gun control bill expected this week

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The federal government is expected to introduce new legislation this week that would strengthen laws surrounding the selling of firearms in an effort to crack down on gun violence.

Conservative MP questions move to send troops to Mali

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The Conservative defence critic is questioning the Trudeau government's decision to send peacekeeping troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali.

Firing Ms. X: Ottawa's whistleblower law takes down a boss for bad behaviour

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A worker at a big federal department has brought down an overbearing boss – an unusual instance of Canada's whistleblower legislation leading to the dismissal of a manager.

Elections Canada launching new initiatives to serve Indigenous voters

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Elections Canada is planning early engagement initiatives and cultural training for staff to better serve Indigenous voters at the polls next year.

Premier Brad Wall wants Canada to slow on Syrian refugee intake, ensure safety

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall wants Canada to suspend the current plan to bring 25,000 more Syrian refugees into the country. The promise to up Canada’s refugee intake by the end of the year was made by Justin Trudeau during the federal election campaign. Now Wall has penned a letter to the new prime minister, asking […]

SNL: Bill Hader plays ‘Canadian Harvey Weinstein,’ producer Thomas Logan

Canadian movie producer Thomas Logan, played by Bill Hader, can't be sorry enough for his role in creating a Canadian #MeToo moment on this week's episode of Saturday Night Live.

Canadian comic Mike MacDonald dies at age 63, tributes pour in

Legendary Canadian stand-up Mike MacDonald died Saturday at age 63.

The theory of the 13-year rock vs. pop cycle: Alan Cross

Trying to figure out where music is going in the future is a mug's game. But we can consult history for some hints.

Trump wants death penalty for drug dealers as part of opioid action plan

"The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers when it's appropriate under current law," said Andrew Bremberg, director of Trump's Domestic Policy Council.

10-month-old dies, mother and toddler in hospital after carbon monoxide leak inside Barrie home

Barrie Fire information officer Sarah Hoffmann said emergency services were called to the home around 8:30 a.m., by the father who came home from work and happened upon the scene. 

How to make the most of your doctor’s appointment

Make a list of symptoms, know the next steps and ask lots of questions to help your appointment go smoothly, say family doctors.

American skip Jamie Sinclair feels at home at women's curling worlds


American skip Jamie Sinclair feels quite at home at the world women's curling championship at the North Bay Memorial Gardens.

Tiger falls short as McIlroy gets last laugh at Arnold Palmer Invitational


Rory McIlroy put on a finishing charge, running off five birdies over his last six holes to close with an 8-under 64 and win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his first victory since September 2016.

Flames slip in playoff race as Mike Smith's struggles continue

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William Karlsson scored a natural hat trick to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

TRAIKOS: Goalie interference has become complicated mess in NHL

BOCA RATON, Fla. — The puck went in, but Tomas Plekanec didn’t raise his hands in the air. Better wait for the replay, he thought. That’s sort of where we are with goalie interference these days. No one knows what will be allowed and what will be called back anymore. Not the players or the goalies, […]

EDITORIAL: Trudeau needs to beat Trump where it matters

U.S. President Donald Trump thought it great giggles last week to play our prime minister for the dupe in an inside joke. For those who don’t understand the American president, which includes most media in the U.S. and here, Trump uses humour as a weapon. He can be cutting, as he was at a Missouri […]

Jays likely to tap Happ for opening day start

  DUNEDIN — J.A. Happ is ready for the opening of the 2018 season. And any day now, we’ll find out if the team is going to hand the veteran lefty the ball for the season opener against the New York Yankees. All signs point to Happ being that guy after he pitched six innings […]

Leafs Locker: Polak back in the picture

Though Nikita Zaitsev is nearing a return — and thus Toronto’s defensive pairings will likely return to what they were prior to his illness four games ago — coach Mike Babcock liked what he saw from Roman Polak as a regular. Polak and Connor Carrick have been rotating as Travis Dermott’s partner when  Zaitsev was […]

Raptors’ DeRozan is done keeping his mouth shut

Get past the emotion of the event and this was not what any Raptors fan wants to see in any end-of-game situation once the playoffs begin. Kyle Lowry left the game with 3:18 to go after picking up his disqualifying sixth foul on a moving screen. Fred VanVleet did not dress for the game because […]

Leafs have the right numbers on special teams

The Maple Leafs’ special teams’ deptartment has been all over the map at times. But to be located near the top of NHL power plays and penalty killing at this late date in the season is the right place, right time for Mike Babcock. Toronto entered Sunday afternoon fifth with the man advantage at 22.9% […]

Ukrainians in Canada could be game-changers in federal election

OTTAWA — Federal political parties have been staunchly showing support for pro-Western aspirations in Ukraine and condemning Russian aggression in the Crimean peninsula. The fact there are more than 1.2 million Canadians of Ukrainian descent may help explain this. An Ottawa […]

Fertility MDs warn some doctors performing inseminations, fertility treatments outside scope of practice

The nation’s fertility specialists are calling for minimum qualifications for doctors offering assisted baby-making procedures, saying that doctors who don’t have the proper training to perform the procedures are treating some patients. In a new position statement, the Canadian Fertility […]

Canada’s Arctic ice caps melting rapidly since 2005, according to documents

OTTAWA — Glacier monitoring conducted by the federal government in Canada’s High Arctic shows the shrinking of ice caps that started in the late 1980s “has accelerated rapidly since 2005” and is part of a “strongly negative trend,” according to […]

Canada’s spy agency faces tough questioning over snooping

OTTAWA — Canada’s super-secret cyberspy agency will be on the hot seat Monday, expected to face tough questioning from the Senate’s defence committee after revelations it allegedly spied and digitally tracked Canadians through free Wi-Fi zones in major airports. It […]

Federal parties report record donations in final months of 2013

OTTAWA — All federal political parties ended 2013 with a bang in terms of fundraising, but none more so than the Bloc Quebecois. In the final three months of the year, the party raised four-and-a-half times as much money as […]

Federal regulator hasn’t used new powers to fine pipeline companies

OTTAWA — Nearly seven months after getting new powers making it easier to fine delinquent pipeline companies, Canada’s national energy regulator says it hasn’t yet issued any fines, choosing instead to use other options to get the industry to respect […]

Liberal MPs seek to remove senators from party constitution

OTTAWA — Liberal members of Parliament are seeking to formally sever ties with the scandal-plagued Senate by having all references to senators removed from the party’s constitution. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau announced this week that he was dumping 32 senators […]

Daily bread: French baker fined nearly $5,000 for working seven days a week

Baker Cédric Vaivre flouted a local mandate prohibiting bakeries from opening every day

What is Fortnite, what does it have to do with Drake, and why is everyone talking about it?

Calum Marsh: Almost overnight, everyone seems to be talking about Fortnite, including people who couldn’t otherwise muster interest in a video game with a gun to the head

The bug in our diet: Throw away everything you think about eating insects; it’s the future of protein and the future is now

Laura Brehaut: The perceived 'ick factor' of entomophagy (insect eating) still gives some Western consumers pause

Barbados’s ubiquitous rum shops, nearly as old as rum itself, are ingrained in its culture

Nancy Truman: Aside from politics, you’ll find Bajans frequently talk about religion and rum

Why Helen Mirren liked working with Donald Sutherland on The Leisure Seeker, but was less enamoured with the 1975 Winnebago that they drove

They’re back together in The Leisure Seeker, playing a retired couple who decide to take one last trip in their rickety RV
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