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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made his way to Ukraine

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Federal Judge Marc Nadon rejected by the Supreme Court

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BlackBerry shares drop following widespread cuts

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A new provincial legislation known as the the Ontario Immigration Act

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau made a speech to open up his party’s national ...

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Wynne launches libel suit against Ontario PCs

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is suing Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak, MPP Lisa MacLeod and the entire PC Party of Ontario for 2 million dollars for what she calls slanderous allegations about her role in the gas plant scandal. Wynne had repeatedly asked for a retraction of the statements made on the PC party website, Read More

Former Liberal Party nominee sues Trudeau, Ontario co-chair

The Liberal Party of Canada faces a lawsuit from a former nominee in a downtown Toronto riding. Christine Innes filed a 1.5 million dollar libel suit against Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Ontario co-chair David MacNaughton. The suit challenges accusations that Innes had bullied young Liberals into supporting her campaign in Trinity-Spadina. Last month, Trudeau Read More

5 stabbed to death in Calgary house party

Five people in their late teens were pronounced dead after a stabbing at house party in Calgary. Police were called to a rental home near the University of Calgary after 1 am local time. Students from the nearby university were celebrating the end of the year before the incident. The city’s police chief Rick Hanson Read More

Wynne unveils $29 billion transportation plan for Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced plans to invest in transportation infrastructure across Ontario, at a cost of 29 billion dollars over the next ten years. Speaking at a conference this afternoon, she said part of the plan is to dedicate 7.5 cents of the gas tax and the HST for fuel toward transit, roads, highways Read More

Funeral info for Jim Flaherty revealed

People from all over the country are being invited to the state funeral for former finance minister Jim Flaherty. The funeral will take place Wednesday at 3pm at St. James Cathedral, located at 65 Church Street in downtown Toronto. Before the service, there will be a visitation tomorrow from 12:30 to 4 pm and from Read More

Tax agency reports hundreds of stolen SINs

The Canada Revenue Agency is reporting that about 900 social insurance numbers have been compromised due to the Heartbleed security bug. The numbers were reportedly stolen through the CRA website over a six-hour period. Last week, the agency’s website was shut down as a precautionary measure, but the security breach was discovered on Friday. Those Read More

Supreme Court revises federal sentencing law

The Supreme Court of Canada approved a decision today to allow offenders extra credit for time spent in custody before being sentenced. The court voted unanimously 7 to 0, softening the “tough-on-crime” style of policy developed by the Conservative government. The current law, the Truth in Sentencing Act, would impose a cap on the extra Read More

Parliament pays tribute to Jim Flaherty

Ottawa continues to mourn the loss of former finance minster Jim Flaherty, who died yesterday at age 64. His sudden death came as a shock to members of parliament, as activity in the House of Commons was brought to a halt. The flag at Parliament Hill was also lowered at half-mast. The government says a Read More

Dellen Millard charged with first-degree murder in deaths of father, ex-girlfriend

The man accused of killing Ancaster man Tim Bosma has now been charged with murdering his father and ex-girlfriend. The OPP has charged 28 year old Dellen Millard with first-degree murder in the deaths of his father Wayne and his former partner Laura Babcock. Also charged with first-degree murder is 26 year old Mark Smich. Read More

Suspended senator Patrick Brazeau arrested in Quebec

Former senator Patrick Brazeau was arrested this morning with a new set of charges. Officers found Brazeau in a Gatineau, Quebec home at 4am, arguing with a woman believed to be his ex-girlfriend, who says she was assaulted. He is being charged with two counts of assault, uttering threats, cocaine possession and breaching previous court Read More

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