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Ottawa police want help finding Nunavut woman

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public’s help in finding Susan Kuplu-Irqittuq, an Inuk woman who has been missing now for a week. Kuplu-Irqittuq’s friends said the 37-year-old woman was last seen on Friday, Jan. 11, getting on a bus to attend an appointment in Ottawa.


Holocaust survivor brutally attacked by stranger in Canada: report

An elderly woman was reportedly attacked in Canada last year by a stranger in a cab whose driver allegedly knew the attacker was dangerous. Hanka Fogelman, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor living in Montreal, told CBC News that she called for a cab through Société de transport de Montréal (STM), a p


The Last Wild Caribou in the Contiguous U.S. Is No Longer Wild

On January 14, 2019, the last mountain caribou to call the contiguous United States home made her exit from the wild, according to Science. A team of biologists from British Columbia captured the female caribou in the Selkirk Mountains, just north of the United States-Canada border. They moved her t


NP View: The Liberals tweet another cheery photo as their foreign policy teeters

You can’t blame Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government for seeking a few badly needed publicity wins, particularly on the foreign affairs front. They have had a rough time of late.


Netflix and 'Bird Box' criticized for using footage of a real-life tragedy to depict a fake incident

Netflix is being criticized over its use of footage from a real-life tragedy to depict fake events in its breakout hit movie “Bird Box.” The company told BBC that it has no plans to update the film and remove the controversial footage after it came to light that a scene early on in the movie that’s


Lawrence Solomon: Beijing’s behaviour shows why Ottawa needs to stop pushing Chinese trade

China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner: a very, very distant second — our exports to the U.S. are 16 times higher. China should be less important still, behind Japan, Taiwan, India, European countries such as the U.K., France, and Germany and other democracies that respect the rule of law.


The dealmaker behind one of the most active marijuana VCs breaks down how he picks what companies to invest in

The dealmaker behind one of the most active marijuana venture capital funds describes his outlook for the industry in 2019. Canopy Rivers, the venture arm of Canopy Growth, announced a $6.8 million investment into Greenhouse Juice Company on Monday, on top of participating in a $12 million funding r


Canadian stocks post their best start to the year since 1980

The last time Canadian stocks started the year with such a dramatic gain, Michael Jackson’s Rock With You was the No. 1 song, the Rubik’s Cube had just hit store shelves and Bank of Canada’s key lending rate was almost 13 per cent.


Wall done with elected politics, but just starting as a political lobbyist

That Brad Wall didn’t quietly ride off into the western sunset continues to fuel speculation on his political future. As we all know, after resigning as premier, Wall headed west to Calgary for the rather nebulous special adviser job at the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP law firm, where his duties see


Bill Blair’s tweet about Canada’s cannabis supply problem isn’t fooling anyone

On Tuesday (January 16), the federal government’s point man on cannabis tweeted something that raised a few eyebrows across the internet. The former undercover narcotics officer and Toronto police chief took to social media to share a new Health Canada report, writing: “The Federally regulated suppl


TSX futures rise as oil prices gain on OPEC's production cut

(Reuters) - Futures for Canada’s main stock index rose on Friday, as oil prices gained after a report from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) showed its production fell sharply last month.


Canadian junior curling kicks off this weekend in P.A.

The 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships kick off this weekend in Prince Albert. The event runs from Jan. 19-27. How the games came to be in Prince Albert is a cool story itself.


Meghan stuns in $40 mini dress to visit her new animal patronage Mayhew

After announcing her first four patronages last Thursday, Meghan is wasting no time getting to know the organizations and their benefactors – and on today's visit to Mayhew, the animal lover definitely wore her heart on her H&M sleeve! Looking perfectly chic in monochrome cream, the pregnant royal s


Canada dismisses China's warning of repercussions over Huawei ban

SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) - Canada’s government on Friday dismissed China’s warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to 5G networks, saying it would not compromise on security.


Canada’s drug-pricing regulator brings rare allegation of excessive pricing against Horizon Pharma

Canada’s drug-pricing regulator is accusing an Irish pharmaceutical company of charging an excessive price for a rare-disease drug that sells for nearly $325,000 a year – about 65 times more than an older pill that contains the same medicinal ingredient and treats the same disease.


China brushes off international concern over death sentence for Canadian

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday that it was “not worried in the slightest” by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.


In her Canada hoodie, Rahaf is finally free

There are three main reasons why Rahaf Mohammed, the woman with the thousand-watt smile, was able to escape Saudi Arabia and, in record time, find a home in one of the nicest countries in the world. One is the astonishing power of social media to turn an unknown teen into a global celebrity in a mat


Red Wings Featured Player- Zac Gladu

The Red Wings Featured Player this week is Zac Gladu. The Weyburn Red Wings home game tonight against the Estevan Bruins is dedicated to Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan. The Red Wings will be wearing custom made jerseys donated by Weyburn Dairy Queen that will be auctioned off during the first and second i


Yukon College Indigenous research gets boost

A project to look at incorporating Indigenous knowledge into research ethics will culminate with a national presentation in Ottawa in March. Yukon College in Whitehorse is celebrating an almost $47,000 grant to conduct in-depth research on reconciliation, Indigenous Knowledge and worldviews, researc


Embedding with Canada's Arctic Guardians

As a young soldier, Philip Cheung trained in the Arctic with the Canadian rangers. Now, 20 years later, the soldier-turned-photographer is featuring the northern military unit in his latest exhibition.