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Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Drake: bigger than the Beatles?

Drake is breaking records and creating new ones. His latest album, Scorpion, a double-album, with 25 tracks, was released on June 29th. First he set the record as the first artist to reach a billion streams in one week. And» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Indy-car racing: The big event in the big city

While Montreal has the Formula One racing event which attracts vast crowds to that city every year, Toronto is the place to be this weekend for car racing fans. The Toronto Honda-Indy race takes place this weekend in Canada’s biggest city» 

Health, Society

Supreme Court of Canada rules against tobacco giant in health data dispute

Canada’s highest court has ruled against tobacco giant Philip Morris International in its dispute with British Columbia over access to detailed provincial health databases to ensure the fairness of a multibillion-dollar damages trial. In a unanimous ruling today, the Supreme» 

Society

Canadians less concerned about homegrown terrorism and radicalization: poll

Canadians feel less concerned about homegrown terrorism today than they were four years ago when the country was shaken by back-to-back deadly attacks on Canadian soldiers followed by the shooting on Parliament Hill, according to a new public opinion poll» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Teepee Justice Camps growing in Saskatchewan

Teeppee Justice Camp members say they are not going anywhere, despite the police having dismantled their camp near the provincial legislature in Regina, once already. Justice for our Stolen Children The Justice For Our Stolen Children camp at Wascana Park in Regina» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Amazon opening in centre in Ottawa

Amazon is going to become a landmark on the highway between Ottawa and Montreal. The giant American on-line shopping site is opening a fulfilment centre just east of the capital region of Ottawa. Right now it’s a field, but 1,500» 

Society

Toronto police ramp up patrols over ‘potential risk to public safety’

Toronto police have ramped up patrols around the city’s iconic CN Tower and downtown core after receiving unconfirmed information that there’s a “potential risk to public safety,” officials said Thursday. Speaking to reporters shortly before noon, Acting Supt. Michael Barsky declined to» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Tragedy strikes cross-Canada farm education trip

Henk and Bettina Schuurmans, both aged 55, were dairy farmers in Floradale, just outside Elmira, Ontario. Their cross-Canada trip aboard a farm-tractor came to a tragic end this week when they were hit by a large truck on a highway» 

Economy, Indigenous, Society

Greyhound pulling out of western Canada

Greyhound Canada is ending its bus service in the western provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for passengers and freight on October 31st. In west-coast British Columbia, all but one route will be cancelled on the same day. The announcement» 

International, Society

Canada to head new NATO mission in Iraq

The Canadian military will command a new NATO mission in Iraq set to begin this fall. Ottawa has committed up to 250 Canadian troops and up to four Griffon helicopters to the mission, which includes a so-called “train the trainer”»