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  • Manitoba to Allow Victims to Sue for Intimate Photos Distributed Without Consent

    WINNIPEG—Manitoba has introduced a law which would crack down on those who distribute intimate photos without consent. Attorney General Gord Mackintosh told the legislature the... Read more

  • Two Canadians Detained in Malaysia Amid Probe of Alleged Nude Tourists Incident

    KUALA LAMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian police said Wednesday that they have detained four Westerners —including two Canadians —suspected of posing naked at the country’s highest peak last... Read more

  • Royalty Rivalry: Saskatchewan Courts Oil and Gas Investment in Alberta

    CALGARY—If energy companies are skittish about investing in Alberta, they’re welcome to set up shop next door, Saskatchewan’s economy minister said Wednesday. Bill Boyd said... Read more

  • CBC Says It Didn’t Have the Full Story on Evan Solomon’s Art Deals

    TORONTO— CBC says it didn’t know the full extent of Evan Solomon’s art dealings when the former host alerted his bosses to a side business... Read more

  • Quebec Introduces Action Plan to Combat Violent Radicalization

    MONTREAL—The Quebec government announced a series of broad measures to fight violent extremism in the province Wednesday that includes a police squad to monitor social... Read more

  • Anastasia Lin is crowned Miss World Canada at a ceremony in Vancouver on May 16, 2015. Lin said the threats made to silence her human rights advocacy are common to many Chinese Canadians. (Andrew Chin)

    Threats Against Miss World Canada: Common, Say Canadians

    Canada’s newly crowned Miss World candidate Anastasia Lin has drawn attention to a grim reality for many Canadians of Chinese heritage: They are being watched... Read more

  • Members of Basel Action Network, IPEN, and other groups protest outside a conference related to the Basel Convention in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 10, 2015 over household waste shipped to the Philippines from Canada. The groups want Canada to take back the containers, which they say violates the Basel Convention. (John Wickens/IPEN)

    More Canadian Garbage Shipped to Philippines, Groups Allege

    Environmental groups are alleging that a second lot of containers full of Canadian waste have been shipped to the Philippines and left abandoned at the... Read more

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    Make Reconciliation With Aboriginal Peoples a High Priority: Sinclair

    OTTAWA—The head of a six-year study of Canada’s residential schools legacy used the closing ceremony on Wednesday, June 3, attended by Prime Minister Stephen Harper,... Read more

  • Canada Ill-Prepared to Stop Terror Attacks, Says Police Report

    OTTAWA—As Michael Zehaf Bibeau ran towards the Centre Block last Oct. 22, the RCMP had more than one chance to stop him. An officer in... Read more

  • Bail Too Risky for Canadian Diplomat’s Teen Son, Miami Judge Decides

    Granting bail to a Canadian teenager charged in a double killing that left his brother dead is too risky given the possibility he could easily... Read more

  • Preventable Injuries Sapping Billions From Canadian Economy

    TORONTO—A new report suggests preventable injuries take a greater toll on Canada’s economy than heart and stroke-related diseases. Parachute, an organization focusing on injury prevention,... Read more

  • Next Chapter in Case of BC Couple Found Guilty of Terror Holds New Challenges

    VANCOUVER—An elaborate undercover RCMP operation is expected to be heavily scrutinized as a British Columbia court prepares to hear whether police abused their authority by... Read more

  • PQ Leader Suggests Parizeau Death Will Boost Independence Movement

    QUEBEC—Pierre Karl Peladeau is suggesting the death of former Parti Quebecois premier Jacques Parizeau will give the independence movement a boost. The PQ leader said... Read more

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    High-Tech Entrepreneurship Heats up in Canada

    A revival in Canadian high tech is underway. Not just about natural resources anymore, Canadians are emerging from the shadows cast by fallen giants Nortel... Read more

  • Nicholson Expresses Strong Support for Israel During First Visit

    JERUSALEM—Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson is in Israel on a visit to show what he calls Canada’s “unwavering support” for the Jewish state. Nicholson’s visit... Read more

  • Classical music composer and conductor Walter Boudreau shakes hands with Governor General David Johnston after receiving the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award. (Pam McLennan/Epoch Times)

    Performing Arts Awards: Weekend of Recognition for Canada’s Artists

    If music, films, and plays bring joy to people and are instruments of change in society, shouldn’t the best and the brightest be recognized and... Read more

  • Canada's math teachers need to shift their focus away from discovery-based learning and move back toward traditional methods, a new report suggests. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

    Discovery-Based Learning to Blame for Students’ Declining Math Skills

    A new report suggests that Canada’s math teachers need to shift their focus away from discovery-based learning and move back toward traditional methods. The report... Read more

  • Controversial Seismic Testing off Baffin Island Cancelled for Summer

    A remote Arctic hamlet is declaring victory after a consortium of energy companies cancelled this summer’s controversial plans for seismic testing off Baffin Island. “I’m... Read more

  • Deputy Green Party Leader Bruce Hyer says he believes a fraudulent email he received that tried to discredit Falun Gong adherents originated from the Chinese regime. (NTD Television)

    Bogus Emails Sent to MPs in Attempt to Discredit Falun Gong

    More than 10 MPs have confirmed receiving fraudulent emails from supposed Falun Gong adherents earlier this month after an event on Parliament Hill celebrating the... Read more

  • Brochures offering various retirement savings options. The Harper government says it’s considering giving Canadians the option of voluntarily hiking their contributions to the Canada Pension Plan, which would help them boost their retirement savings. The Liberals want a mandatory expansion of the CPP. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

    Tory Shift on CPP Forces Liberals to Clarify Position

    OTTAWA—The federal Liberals want a mandatory expansion of the Canada Pension Plan, Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, May 27, as the Harper government’s abrupt pivot towards... Read more


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