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Ex-Canadian minister says more revelations to come in scandal surrounding Trudeau

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Canadian cabinet minister, who had quit in protest over the government’s handling of a corruption scandal, said she and others had more to say about the matter, indicating more pain to come for embattled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 16:36:59

Stop killing pipelines and prosperity, say Indigenous leaders

Indigenous leaders who represent more than 130 communities involved in the oil and gas sector were on Parliament Hill Thursday to speak out about two proposed bills they say will leave their “communities in poverty.”

APTNNEWS.CA - 2019-03-21 23:51:15

Prince Albert to get special addictions clinic

The province’s substantial financial commitment to mental health and addiction services, as presented in Wednesday’s budget, includes new specialized clinics it expects will provide help to addicts far more quickly then that at present. One of the new facilities will be in Prince Albert.

PANOW.COM - 2019-03-21 23:44:46

Canada's Quebec to balance books, slash debt, protect head offices

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec (Reuters) - Quebec’s government said on Thursday it would balance its books in 2019-20 while cutting debt and announced a plan to invest C$1 billion ($747.7 million) to help keep corporate head offices in the predominantly French-speaking Canadian province.

REUTERS CANADA - 2019-03-21 21:40:50

Canada to support lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s economic empowerment in the Philippines in partnership with UNDP/Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is proud to welcome Global Affairs Canada as a new partner to the Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme, with the signing of an agreement to support work on economic empowerment of lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) women in the Philippine


Canada, Europe to conduct own reviews into Boeing 737 Max jets

The European and Canadian authorities are conducting their own investigation into the grounded Boeing 737 Max jets, the Associated Press reported Wednesday night. What they're saying: Canada said it would conduct their own investigations even if the Federal Aviation Administration certifies the plan

AXIOS.COM - 2019-03-21 09:47:31

Canada's Trudeau under pressure as MP quits, budget criticized

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remained under pressure over a corruption scandal on Wednesday as a legislator quit his party’s caucus and a pre-election budget aimed at swaying key voters appeared to offer too little to stem the tide of negative news.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 03:06:59

Indigenous suicide: 35 dead in three months, including three 12-year-old children

There have been at least 35 suicides of Indigenous people this year – in just 12 weeks – and three were children only 12 years old. Eight have been in the past week, according to the National Indigenous Critical Response Service, a federally funded service that works closely with bereaved families.

THE GUARDIAN - 2019-03-21 17:00:15

Canmore’s Hendry & Thunder Bay’s Maclean Win 30/50km CL Marathon Races at Canadian Ski Nationals

March 21, 2019 (Gatineau, QC) – Sam Hendry of Canmore, won today’s Canadian Ski Championship “marathon”, a 50k classic style race that finished with the medalists separated by 3/10ths of a second. Nakkertok racer Dominique Moncion-Groulx, from Gatineau was 3rd.

SKITRAX.COM - 2019-03-21 15:32:19

Meanwhile In Canada, Justin Trudeau Apologizes For Eating Chocolate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered an apology Wednesday night, though it wasn’t for the SNC-Lavalin controversy—it was for eating chocolate bar in the House of Commons. During a Conservative filibuster that saw the voting session extend all night, Conservative MP Scott Reid called out the prime m

VICE - 2019-03-21 15:51:21

Gaels rugby programs enter Rugby Canada University 7's championship at RMC this weekend

KINGSTON, Ont. (March 21, 2019) - The Royal Military College Paladins will play host to the Rugby Canada University 7's women's and men's championships this weekend March 22-24, in Kingston with both Gaels squads suiting up for the action.

GOGAELSGO.COM - 2019-03-21 17:16:00

In fresh blow to Canada PM Trudeau, lawmaker quits his caucus

OTTAWA (Reuters) - In a fresh blow to the embattled government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a legislator quit his ruling Liberal Party to sit as an independent on Wednesday after defending a former minister at the center of a political scandal.

REUTERS - 2019-03-21 03:06:59

Why Canadian Solar Shares Plunged 18.7% Today

Shares of Canadian Solar (NASDAQ:CSIQ) fell as much as 18.7% in trading Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter 2018 earnings. At 3:15 p.m. EDT, shares were still down 18.8% on the day.

MOTLEY FOOL - 2019-03-21 20:29:00

Waka Flocka Flame Thinks Daniel Caesar Shouldn’t Comment on Black Americans Because He’s Canadian

Daniel Caesar's comments on American race relations has made him the latest topic of discussion. It seems like everyone with a social media account has voiced their opinions on his critique of black people. Now, rapper Waka Flocka Flame has become the latest person to condemn the singer.

COMPLEX - 2019-03-21 16:02:38

Nunatsiaq News nominated for 15 QCNAs

Finalist categories include investigative journalism, feature writing and editorials. Nunatsiaq News has been nominated for 15 awards from the Quebec Community Newspaper Association this year.

NUNATSIAQ.COM - 2019-03-21 13:30:00

Canada's Alphonso Davies ranked No. 6 on Goal's NxGn 2019

The accolades continue to roll in for Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies. Just three days after he became the youngest player to score a goal for Bayern Munich in an official match since 1999 and the first born in the 2000s, Davis was named No. 6 on Goal's NxGn 2019: The best 50 wonderkids in foot

SPORTING NEWS - 2019-03-20 19:18:00

Wall appointed to uranium exploration company board

Former Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says he is excited and honoured to join the board of a uranium exploration and development company that aims to build a mine in the Athabasca basin.

STARPHOENIX - 2019-03-21 23:14:30

Whitehorse Mustangs capture BC title

The Mustangs are the Pee Wee Tier 3 champions after beating host Powell River in the final. A historic day for Yukon hockey. The Whitehorse Mustangs are bringing the BC Pee Wee Tier 3 championship banner to Takhini Arena after defeating host Powell River 9-2 in the final on Thursday.

CKRW.COM - 2019-03-21 19:05:00

Indian Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh will have her own late night show on NBC

Singh built a following of nearly 15 million subscribers and became one of the highest paid YouTube stars. Her comedy was often about being Indian, or being an immigrant, or a kid of an immigrant.

PRI - 2019-03-20 20:00:00

Nunavut judge tosses JP-imposed sentence on assault conviction

Even community-based justices of the peace must consider the Supreme Court of Canada’s Gladue decision when sentencing Indigenous offenders, a Nunavut judge has ruled. “It is often blithely said that all Nunavut courts are ‘Gladue courts,’ but it is often true and must always be kept in mind when th

NUNATSIAQ.COM - 2019-03-21 18:26:00