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'I thought, we are both going to die,' victim's sister testifies at Borutski trial


The sister of Anastasia Kuzyk, one of three women killed in and around Wilno, Ont., in September 2015, told the accused killer's trial what happened that morning when a man showed up with a gun.

Shoppers cool to Sears liquidation sale


Ottawa's Carlingwood Shopping Centre was busier than normal Thursday as bargain hunters descended on the Sears store for a liquidation sale, but that didn't necessarily translate into huge sales.

Handgun found after lockdown at Glebe Collegiate


A student at Glebe Collegiate Institute is in Ottawa police custody after a handgun and ammunition were found near the school Thursday, prompting a lockdown.

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Bill Morneau tries to divest himself of a controversy: Aaron Wherry

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Just before question period, the finance minister summoned reporters to explain that he would be divesting himself of a million shares in his family business. In the House of Commons, the opposition would attempt to divest from Bill…


'He pushed the door and came into the apartment': Another Quebec actress alleges assault by Gilbert Rozon

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Quebec actress Patricia Tulasne is the latest woman to come forward alleging she was sexually assaulted by Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon.



'I need to do more': Bill Morneau takes steps to calm ethics controversy

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau is placing his assets in a blind trust and divesting shares in his family-built company to calm a growing ethics controversy over his personal holdings.


Gord Downie's muse: 4 topics that influenced his songs

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Gord Downie is known primarily as a chronicler of Canada, but his lyrics also dealt with bigger ideas, writes John Mazerolle.


Just For Laughs restructures after Gilbert Rozon accused of sexual assault

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Just For Laughs has announced a restructuring after women have come forward with allegations of harassment and sexual assault against its founder and now former president.

Morneau's latest 'step back' on tax proposals seeks to ease concerns from family farms, fishers

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Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is climbing down from another controversial tax proposal to address the concerns of Canadian farmers and fishers.

'It's disgusting': Alberta woman targeted by revenge porn breaks silence

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Alberta resident Michelle lives in fear that her children will discover an explicit photograph of her that she can’t erase from the internet.



'I'm disgusted': Top Sears staff will still get $6.5 million in bonus payments despite retailer's demise

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Sears Canada will pay a final $2.8 million in retention bonuses to 36 head office staff, even though the retailer’s restructuring efforts failed and the company is closing its remaining 130 stores.

Meet the latest billionaire hoping to join the club of super-rich world leaders

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You're a billionaire. What next? Why not run a country? Politics at the top — the latest fashion accessory for the very rich. Take the Czech Republic's Andrej Babis, who is poised to become the country's next prime minister.

War flowers: Letters home from WWI on display at Canadian War Museum


A touching collection of wartime correspondence between a Canadian soldier and his young daughter has made its way to the Canadian War Museum.

Toronto lawyer hopes to 'embarrass' government with pot store raid challenge


A Toronto marijuana retailer heads to court Thursday morning hoping to convince a judge that many of the charges laid after last year's wide-ranging Project Claudia raids are unconstitutional.

Thursday, Oct 19

Kingston bids farewell to favourite son Gord Downie

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People in Kingston, Ont., are gathering Wednesday evening to remember Gord Downie, the hometown frontman of the Tragically Hip who died Tuesday night at the age of 53.

Wednesday, Oct 18

NHL player agent accused of defrauding Dany Heatley, Chris Phillips of $12M

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A 54-year-old Winnipeg man is charged with fraud, money laundering and theft from former NHL players Dany Heatley and Christopher Phillips.

'I should see your face, and you should see mine,' Quebec premier says of new religious neutrality law

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A new law that would effectively force Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka to uncover their faces to use public services is based on a principle "the vast majority of Canadians, and not just Quebecers" can agree on, Premier Philippe…

Gord Downie, Canada's everyman rock poet, dead at 53

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Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and Canadiana-laced lyrics, has died.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Calgary Flames staffer calls Mayor Naheed Nenshi's re-election worse than Donald Trump

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Not everyone was happy about Naheed Nenshi being re-elected to a third term as Calgary's mayor Monday night — including some members of the Calgary Flames organization, which recently broke off talks with the city regarding construction of…

'I never gave up': An Alberta mother's fight to free daughter Amanda Lindhout


In 2008, Amanda Lindhout was kidnapped in Somalia. Her mother, Lorinda Stewart, spent 460 days doing everything in her power to bring her daughter home.

OSFI sets new mortgage rules, including stress test for uninsured borrowers

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Canada's top banking regulator has published the final version of its new mortgage rules, which include a requirement to "stress test" borrowers with uninsured loans to ensure they could withstand higher interest rates.

John Dunsworth, Mr. Lahey on Trailer Park Boys, dead at 71

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John Dunsworth, a Nova Scotia actor best known as the irreverent trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey, has died at the age of 71.

Monday, Oct 16

Quebec set to pass law banning face coverings for anyone receiving public service — even a bus ride

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Muslim women in Quebec who wear a burka or niqab could soon be required to uncover their faces to ride a city bus under a proposed provincial law.

'Concussions affect a life': Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives

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Hockey legend Ken Dryden is calling on the NHL to penalize any play that involves a player making contact with the head of another — no exceptions.

Passengers describe crew panic as Indonesia AirAsia plane rapidly descends 7,250 metres

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Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali describe a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and…

Sunday, Oct 15

'It's a dark day': 276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

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The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Mogadishu rose to 276 with 300 others injured, making it the deadliest single attack of its kind in Somalia.

Ottawa-born artist helps bring Van Gogh's world to life in animated film


Ottawa-born artist Val Fulford spent countless hours in front of her canvas painting hundreds of oil paintings as quickly as she could, all in an effort to bring the world of Vincent Van Gogh to life for just a few seconds.

After Harvey Weinstein, is Hollywood really set to change?

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The toppling of once-mighty movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in an onslaught of sexual harassment and assault allegations has been swift and unprecedented, but is this truly a watershed moment for Hollywood?