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Melania Trump heads to Canada in first solo FLOTUS trip, will meet PM, Prince Harry

Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading a U.S. delegation to a sporting event in Toronto for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside of the U.S. to represent her adopted country without President Donald Trump by her side. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

FOXNEWS - 2017-09-23 15:23:31

Rumours suggest changes coming to feds' tax reform proposal: B.C. minister

VANCOUVER -- British Columbia's finance minister says there are rumours the federal government will back off on parts of its proposed tax reforms for small business that have elicited anger across the country. Speaking to members of Vancouver's board of trade, Carole James says she would be surpri

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-22 18:53:00

Have a good day': B.C. man politely asks family of bears to leave his yard

A British Columbia man asked a family of bears to leave his property in maybe the most Canadian way possible. When Jordan Cote heard his tenant's dog barking outside on Monday, he walked out onto his deck to find a black bear with two young cubs just metres away. "I didn't even realize what was g

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-23 13:37:00

Police mystified by how elderly B.C. woman was pinned under car and dragged

NANAIMO, B.C. - Police say a 73-year-old woman from Nanaimo, B.C., suffered life-threatening injuries after a vehicle rolled over her and dragged her down the driveway of her home. First responders were called Thursday night about a woman trapped underneath a vehicle. RCMP say a neighbour witness

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-22 17:56:00

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wears Chewbacca socks -- and the internet won't stop freaking out

Justin Trudeau is not just a regular prime minister, he's a fashionable prime minister! The Canadian PM hit the stage for the inaugural Bloomberg Business Forum on Wednesday, and he sent the internet into a tizzy with the Chewbacca socks he was rocking. Needless to say, "Star Wars" fans were freakin

AOL CORP - 2017-09-21 16:37:00

Canada's best-documented UFO sighting still intrigues, 50 years on

HALIFAX -- The first frantic callers to reach the RCMP were clear: something had crashed in the waters off Shag Harbour, N.S. It was around 11 p.m. on the night of Oct. 4, 1967. Most witnesses thought it was a doomed aircraft. Among those who saw the string of flashing lights on that clear, moonl

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-21 16:20:00

Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

US President Donald Trump is facing growing condemnation from the sports world after his criticism of players. On Friday, Mr Trump said the National Football League (NFL) should fire players who protest during the US anthem. Top football players have attacked Mr Trump in response. The sport's boss c

BBC - 2017-09-24 10:56:15

Canada willing to broker peace between U.S. and North Korea: McCallum

Canada's ambassador to China, John McCallum, says that Beijing is angry with North Korea, but Canada is willing to "help to broker a peace" on the Korean Peninsula. "I think China, to use an undiplomatic word, is getting more and more pissed off with North Korea," McCallum, who took over Canada's

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-24 15:00:00

Canadian Chamber of Commerce critical of proposed tax reforms by Ottawa

FREDERICTON - Members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce say proposed tax changes by the federal government are casting business people in a negative light and the finance minister should apologize. Chamber members got to put their concerns directly to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau Saturd

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-23 17:45:00

Justin Trudeau promotes feminist movement of men sticking up for women

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for a movement of men who stick up for the rights of women, saying they must shut down "locker room conversations". "Being a feminist for me means recognising that men and women should be, can be, must be equal and secondly, that we still have an awf

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-21 17:01:15

'Absolutely scandalous': Alberta man fined for killing grizzly used for research

EDSON, Alta. - An Alberta man charged with killing a collared grizzly bear that was being tracked for research will pay nearly $13,000 in fines, but some say it doesn't go far enough to protect the threatened species. Ronald Raymond Motkoski pleaded guilty earlier this month in an Edson, Alta., co

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-22 08:37:00

Canada MP apologises for calling minister 'climate Barbie'

A Canadian MP has been forced to apologise after calling a female minister "climate Barbie" during a heated Twitter debate. Gerry Ritz made the comment to Catherine McKenna while discussing a climate change report. She bit back, saying the comment was "sexist " and asked whether he would call his fe

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 07:52:00

Canada border agent detentions of Mexicans surge to highest levels in decade

TORONTO -- Detentions of Mexican nationals by Canadian border agents have surged dramatically this year to levels not seen in a decade, new figures obtained by The Canadian Press show. According to Canada Border Services Agency, the total number of detentions from Jan. 1 into the first week of Sep

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-21 19:28:00

'Scandalous' fraud trial of four B.C. cops is heading to the Supreme Court

Four officers with the British Columbia detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will get their chance to appear before the top court in Canada to plead their case in a major misconduct trial, the Supreme Court announced on Thursday. For a time, the police misconduct threatened to derail the

VICE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

NDP leadership contender Jagmeet Singh eyes Brampton East seat

OTTAWA - NDP leadership hopeful Jagmeet Singh is eyeing Brampton East, the federal riding held by Liberal MP Raj Grewal, as his ticket in to the House of Commons. In an interview with Evan Solomon, host of CTV's Question Period, Singh said he'd want to run in a riding where he has roots, and the B

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Prince Harry meets teams in Canada for the Invictus Games

Prince Harry unleashed his competitive spirit today as he was given a kangaroo toy by the Australian Invictus Games team, and threatened to throw it in a swimming pool. The Prince, who is in Toronto, Canada, for the military veterans' event, spent the afternoon meeting teams from around the world se

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-22 19:37:00

Trudeau Needed Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Help Him Come Out as 'Feminist' and That's Cool

He needed a famous man to tell him it was OK to publicly respect women and I'm reasonably chill with that. Is it OK for men to call themselves feminists, or is feminism the exclusive terrain of women where men can, at best, play a supporting role? This is a debate that has raged across seminar tabl

VICE - 2017-09-21 16:03:54

Canada sanctions 40 Venezuelans, including Maduro

Canada has sanctioned 40 Venezuelans, including President Nicolas Maduro. The new regulations announced Friday include asset freezes and prohibitions against dealing with the 40 individuals "in any property ... or providing financial or related services to them." The names of the individuals targ

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-22 19:44:00

Toronto Indigenous consultant resigns, files human rights complaint over smudging Add to ...

Consultant Lindsay Kretschmer says walked away from her job in July after progress on Indigenous files appeared stalled and her superiors refused her request for what she considered an appropriate place to smudge, which involves burning sweetgrass, sage or tobacco. (Glenn Lowson/The Globe and Mail)

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2017-09-23 01:09:33

Montreal's famous bagel shops under fire for wood-burning ovens

Montreal residents are going before city council on Monday to demand a ban on wood-burning ovens at several famous bagel shops because they say not enough has been done to address air pollution. Francois Grenier, who lives on the same block where Fairmount Bagels has stood since 1949, says he has

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-22 22:44:00