How Bill Morneau may use Sweden's gender-balanced snow-clearing to adjust Canadian budgets

In trying to understand what Finance Minister Bill Morneau means when he talks about viewing the federal budget through a gender lens, consider Sweden’s experience with the humble and oh-so-Canadian snowplow. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Democrats, Republicans say shutdown likely to end ahead of vote

Sen. Chuck Schumer says he and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell have come to an arrangement to help pass a stopgap funding measure to keep the government open, launching blistering criticism for President More...

By admin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Pence visit to Middle East stirs anger over Jerusalem declaration

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is in the Middle East explaining the decision made by President Trump in December to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — a decision that has led Palestinian leaders More...

By admin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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'Some people just shouldn't have handguns': Mentally ill allowed to own, buy guns

The country’s gun control system is specifically designed to keep Canadians safe, yet it’s allowing mentally ill people to get their hands on guns — and they are being used in suicides Powered by More...

By admin On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Quebec City Muslims alarmed by increasingly public displays of racism one year after mosque shooting

Muslims from three generations reflect on the year that has passed since the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Jan. 29, 2017, which left six dead. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Insurers say Canadian weather getting weirder

An index compiled by the insurance industry indicates extreme weather in Canada is falling outside the range of normal variability more frequently. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Speed Skating Canada investigating 'substantive' complaints against head coach

The head of Speed Skating Canada tells CBC News the organization is investigating “substantive” complaints against its head coach, Michael Crowe. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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'Jury made the right decision,' says former MMA chairman of Lac-Mégantic verdict

The former railway executive in charge of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) is speaking out after the acquittal of three of his former employees charged with criminal negligence causing death in the 2013 Lac-Mégantic More...

By admin On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered by multiple killers, private investigators believe: source

Private investigators believe that the billionaire Toronto couple found dead in December were murdered by multiple killers, a source with direct knowledge of the parallel probe into their mysterious deaths told More...

By admin On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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2 Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say

Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday. Powered by WPeMatico  More...