Horwath promises NDP government will set ambitious climate change targets

Horwath promises NDP government will set ambitious climate change targets

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is promising that if her party wins Ontario's next election, the province will commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions at standards in line with international targets. Horwath told party members attending a policy con...
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First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

Indigenous leaders from across B.C. and parts of the U.S. gather at a sacred burial site in Abbotsford, B.C., to call for its return to the Sema:th First Nation. Cold Water Ranch Developments, which owns the land, says has been unable to reach a s...
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Five of the best fathers in film

Five of the best fathers in film

5 of the best fathers in film. Marlin. This overprotective clownfish swam across the ocean to find his missing son. Furious Styles. The iconic father figure played by Laurence Fishburne knew what it took to be a real man in South Central. John Qui...
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10 facts about Father's Day

10 facts about Father's Day

10 facts about Father's Day. In honor of fathers everywhere, here are 10 facts about the day we spend celebrating them 1. Father's Day falls on every third Sunday in June 2. The first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910,in Washington Stat...
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5 of the best fathers in film

5 of the best fathers in film

5 of the best fathers in film. Marlin. This overprotective clownfish swam across the ocean to find his missing son. Furious Styles. The iconic father figure played by Laurence Fishburne knew what it took to be a real man in South Central. John Qui...
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Canadian actor plays ambitious commander in new season of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’

Canadian actor plays ambitious commander in new season of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’

Actor Jonathan Watton of Corner Brook, N.L., says his role of an ambitious commander in the new season of the dystopian drama "The Handmaid's Tale" was modelled after former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan. Watton plays Cmdr. Mathew Calhoun, who firs...
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Drake to mark Raptors' victory with 2 new songs

Drake to mark Raptors' victory with 2 new songs

Toronto Raptors superfan Drake says he's releasing two new songs to mark the NBA team's historic championship win. The rapper took to his Instagram account shortly after the Raptors' Game 6 victory over the Golden State Warriors to reveal new albu...
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Liberals hope to deal with HIV non-disclosure issue if re-elected: Lametti

Liberals hope to deal with HIV non-disclosure issue if re-elected: Lametti

The federal justice minister says the Liberals hope to tackle the issue of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure if they are re-elected in the fall. Non-disclosure has led to assault or sexual assault charges against people with HIV because it's b...
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Liberals push end of Mali peacekeeping mission to August

Liberals push end of Mali peacekeeping mission to August

The military's peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned — but not as long as the United Nations had hoped. Canada's operations in the African nation were supposed to cease at the end of July when the ei...
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Using PBO numbers, Tories push Liberals on carbon tax

Using PBO numbers, Tories push Liberals on carbon tax

In the House of Commons, Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre used new numbers from the parliamentary budget officer about the future price of a carbon tax to push the environment minister’s parliamentary secretary, Sean Fraser, about the measure’s co...
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MPs chant 'Let’s go Raptors' in House of Commons

MPs chant 'Let’s go Raptors' in House of Commons

Toronto MP Arif Virani, wearing a “We The North” T-shirt, congratulated the Toronto Raptors on the franchise’s first NBA title before MPs chanted, “Let’s go Raptors,” in the House of Commons.
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Victoria council apologizes to veterans, will fund Remembrance Day

Victoria council apologizes to veterans, will fund Remembrance Day

Victoria’s battle over funding Remembrance Day is over, with council deciding quietly to pay for Remembrance Day ceremonies out of its own contingency funds after enduring a nationwide backlash.
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Golden State Warriors lose shot at NBA title in Game 6 against Raptors

Golden State Warriors lose shot at NBA title in Game 6 against Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have captured the first NBA championship in the team’s 24-season history while denying the Golden State Warriors a third consecutive title. The Raptors had a 114-110 victory over the Warriors in Game 6 at Oakland. Stephen Curry...
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Toronto Raptors fans jubilant after NBA Championship victory

Toronto Raptors fans jubilant after NBA Championship victory

Fans poured into the streets in downtown Toronto to celebrate the Toronto Raptors’ victory over Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Championship. Raptors fans cheered, drank, smoked weed, climbed traffic lights and a few smashed a police cr...
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Raptors capture NBA title for first time in team's 24-year history

Raptors capture NBA title for first time in team's 24-year history

The Toronto Raptors are bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Canada for the first time ever after a 114-110 victory over the Warriors in Golden State in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Raptors star Kawhi Leonard, who was acquired in last summer’s blockb...
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Canada feeling good ahead of weekend Women's World Cup date with New Zealand

Canada feeling good ahead of weekend Women's World Cup date with New Zealand

After defeating 46th-ranked Cameroon on Monday in Montpellier, France, fifth-ranked Canada faces No. 19 New Zealand on Saturday in Grenoble.
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Liberals will not raise carbon price after 2022: McKenna

Liberals will not raise carbon price after 2022: McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna told reporters Thursday the federal government would not raise the carbon tax after 2022. She was responding to a report from parliament's budgetary watchdog that said an additional levy on carbon would be re...
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Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering

Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced $10 million for the RCMP to prosecute money laundering. He made the announcement after a meeting of federal cabinet ministers and their provincial counterparts in Vancouver. He also says they discussed makin...
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Raptors fans hope for Game 6 win as pressure mounts in NBA Finals

Raptors fans hope for Game 6 win as pressure mounts in NBA Finals

Toronto fans braved the rain Thursday to get into Jurassic Park ahead of the possible championship-clinching game. The Raptors are in Oakland, California to face the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
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Relationship with Metis Nation a model for reconciliation: Trudeau

Relationship with Metis Nation a model for reconciliation: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government’s relationship with the Metis Nation is a tangible and concrete example of what reconciliation can be. At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will ...
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Late-night Raptors games offer families bonding time, push bedtime rules

Late-night Raptors games offer families bonding time, push bedtime rules

A southern Ontario couple have come up with a unique way to help young Raptors fans who want to stay up late to watch the NBA Finals. The Keswick, Ont. parents drafted a form letter that students can give their teachers to excuse them if they appe...
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Raptors look to capture first NBA championship on Warriors' home floor

Raptors look to capture first NBA championship on Warriors' home floor

After a disappointing loss at home in Game 5, the Toronto Raptors can capture an NBA championship on the Warriors' home floor. Golden State regained some momentum with a 106-105 win in Toronto on Monday, but the road team has won each of the last ...
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Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River

Husky fined $3.8M for leak into North Saskatchewan River

Husky Energy has been fined $3.8 million for a pipeline leak that spilled oil into a major river and tainted the drinking water supply for thousands of people in Saskatchewan. The spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced the cit...
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Royal Canadian Navy Change of Command ceremony held in Halifax

Royal Canadian Navy Change of Command ceremony held in Halifax

Chief of the defence staff, Gen. Jonathan Vance, presides over Royal Canadian Navy Change of Command ceremony, passing command from Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd to Vice-Admiral Art McDonald.
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Ottawa to launch 'pay experiments' as next step to replace Phoenix pay system

Ottawa to launch 'pay experiments' as next step to replace Phoenix pay system

The federal government could soon revert to using multiple pay systems to replace the Phoenix system it adopted more than three years ago in a costly, failed attempt to streamline how it pays its employees. The government announced Wednesday that ...
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Trudeau, Singh trade partisan shots over pharmacare

Trudeau, Singh trade partisan shots over pharmacare

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau trade partisan shots over pharmacare – an issue both parties are likely to put forward in the fall election campaign – after an expert panel called for the creation of a universal, single-...
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McKenna says Conservative environmental system polarized the country

McKenna says Conservative environmental system polarized the country

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna wants the House of Commons to reject the bulk of the amendments Conservative senators are proposing to her environmental assessment legislation. The senators, oil industry lobbyists and a group of Conservativ...
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Trudeau, Scheer spar over environmental assessment bill

Trudeau, Scheer spar over environmental assessment bill

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer spar in question period over a Liberal bill to overhaul the assessment process for major energy projects like pipelines after the Liberals rejected many amendments Conservatives s...
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Expert panel recommends single-payer, universal pharmacare plan

Expert panel recommends single-payer, universal pharmacare plan

An expert panel is calling for the federal government to work with the provinces and territories to create a single-payer pharmacare plan to cover every Canadian. Eric Hoskins, Ontario's former health minister, released the findings in Ottawa, giv...
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‘National unity’ threats fuel question period barbs

‘National unity’ threats fuel question period barbs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt trade jabs in question period about who is threatening national unity over energy projects – the Liberals, or six premiers, five representing conservative provincial governmen...
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Conservative MP defends dodgeball on floor of Commons

Conservative MP defends dodgeball on floor of Commons

Conservative MP John Barlow takes his time during members’ statements before question period to defend dodgeball, recently the subject of an academic study that labelled it a tool of “oppression,” and regales the Commons about how he could dodge a...
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Raptors fans in disbelief after Game 5 loss

Raptors fans in disbelief after Game 5 loss

Fans packed in Jurassic Park were devastated after as the Raptors lost by a single point to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of their first NBA Finals.
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Durant suffers Achilles injury on night of his return

Durant suffers Achilles injury on night of his return

Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant rejoined the team for Game 5 of the NBA finals on Monday night in Toronto, but a mid-game injury removed him from the court. An emotional Warriors general manger Bob Myers talked about Durant’s inju...
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Warriors hang on for Game 5 win over Raptors in NBA Finals

Warriors hang on for Game 5 win over Raptors in NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors hung on for a 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. Toronto's Kyle Lowry had a chance to win it at the buzzer but his shot was partially blocked. The series will return to Oakla...
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Social media fuelling online distrust: survey

Social media fuelling online distrust: survey

A new global survey suggests distrust of the internet is being fuelled by growing skepticism of social-media services like Facebook and Twitter. One in four respondents said they didn't trust the internet. The opinion research involved 25,000 inte...
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Chief commissioner says genocide against Indigenous women is 'obvious'

Chief commissioner says genocide against Indigenous women is 'obvious'

Marion Buller, chief commissioner of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, says the genocide against them is 'pretty obvious' to her. She made the remarks in a speech at a conference on the topic at the Univers...
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'Wild' accusations over social media in elections rile question period

'Wild' accusations over social media in elections rile question period

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould and Conservative critic Peter Kent get into a heated exchange in question period over elections and social media during campaigns.
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NDP make political pitch for help on cell phone bills

NDP make political pitch for help on cell phone bills

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh makes a pitch for his party’s proposal to bring down cell phone and internet costs for Canadian consumers. Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says prices are dropping and the Liberals are looking to do more.
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Tories question Liberal numbers on carbon rebate

Tories question Liberal numbers on carbon rebate

Conservatives and Liberals accuse each other of misleading Canadians about the carbon tax rebate following a report by The Canadian Press detailing average rebates to eligible families as of June 3 were lower than when the rebate was announced.
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Trudeau announces plan to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

Trudeau announces plan to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday the federal government's intention to ban harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021. He said Ottawa will conduct research to determine a course of action grounded in science. Conservative Oppositio...
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Justin Bieber says he wants to fight Tom Cruise

Justin Bieber says he wants to fight Tom Cruise

Justin Bieber says he wants to fight Tom Cruise The pop star has issued the challenge to the "Mission Impossible" actor seemingly out of nowhere Justin Bieber, via Twitter But his request has since been answered by former UFC champion Conor McGre...
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Celine Dion ends Las Vegas residency after 16 years

Celine Dion ends Las Vegas residency after 16 years

Celine Dion ends Las Vegasresidency after 16 years The 51-year-old singer has ended her almost two-decade long residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas During the final show, Dion reflectedon her time in Las Vegas, saying it wasfull of “wonderful ...
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Indigenous women not victims of genocide: Scheer

Indigenous women not victims of genocide: Scheer

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says "genocide" isn't the right word to describe what's been done to generations of Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Speaking on Parliament Hill Monday, he says the deaths and abuse inflicted on Indigenous wo...
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Raptors fans pumped for Game 5

Raptors fans pumped for Game 5

Toronto Raptors fans lined up early in the rain to get into Jurassic Park, located beside the Scotiabank Arena, where the Raptors will play tonight against the Golden State Warriors. The fans are hopeful the Raptors will win Game 5, netting the te...
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Big winners from the 2019 Tony Awards

Big winners from the 2019 Tony Awards

Big winners fromthe 2019 Tony Awards The 73rd annual Tony Awards wereheld at Radio City Musical Hall Here are the top four winners of the night “Hadestown” André de Shields won best performanceby an actor in a featured role in a musicalfor his per...
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Rory McIlroy wins RBC Canadian Open in first Canadian tournament

Rory McIlroy wins RBC Canadian Open in first Canadian tournament

Irish golfer Rory McIlroy shot a -9 Sunday in his final round in the RBC Canadian Open in Ancaster, Ont., putting him seven shots in front of the the second place finisher. The win, marking his first time playing in Canada, also made him the sixth...
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 10th

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of June 10th

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will release preliminary housing starts data for May on Monday Roots Canada will hold a conference call with analysts to discuss its first-quarter financial results on Wednesday Dollarama Inc. holds its annu...
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Canada prepares to meet Cameroon at Women's World Cup in France

Canada prepares to meet Cameroon at Women's World Cup in France

Canada's women's soccer team drew the Netherlands, New Zealand and Cameroon in its pool for the World Cup beginning in June across France. Canada tied the Dutch 1-1 and New Zealand 0-0 in the 2015 World Cup, when it went on finish sixth after losi...
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