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Canada to end air strikes in Iraq, Syria this month

Ottawa - Canada announced Monday it will end air strikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and bring home its six fighter jets on February 22, fulfilling a campaign promise made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Economy, security woes dent popularity of Canada's Trudeau

Ottawa - One hundred days after Justin Trudeau's Liberal government was sworn in, the still-popular Canadian prime minister faces mounting criticism, against the backdrop of a floundering economy and terror fears.

Canada's Justin Trudeau: Key dates in his first 100 days

Ottawa - In his first three months as Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, 44, has traveled abroad extensively and has made symbolic changes in the way the government serves its citizens.

McDonald's kale salad is worse for you than a double Big Mac

McDonald's has been testing kale salads to try to attract more health-conscious diners. But this seemingly healthier alternative is actually worse for you than a double Big Mac, CBC reports.

Canadian newspaper publishers discuss how to make news pay Special

Toronto - It's been a grim few weeks for Canadian newspapers, so the Canadian Journalism Foundation's latest talk, "Spotlight on Publishers: The Challenge of Making News Pay," was a very timely one.

Elite team of sniffer dogs smack down zebra mussel invasion

No zebra mussels have invaded B.C. waters yet, and an Alberta-based team that uses mussel-sniffing dogs intends to keep it that way. Discovered in the U.S. 20 years ago, it's believed the tiny critters hitchhiked in the ballast tanks of European ships.

Dole salads Listeria outbreak numbers increase in Canada

On Tuesday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) issued an update on the status of the ongoing investigation into the Listeria outbreak associated with Dole packaged salads from its Springfield, Ohio plant.

Canada radio host Ghomeshi's sexual beating trial begins in Toronto

Ottawa - The trial of syndicated radio host Jian Ghomeshi on charges of beating three women during sex began Monday in a packed Toronto courtroom.

Four Canadian travelers confirmed to be infected with Zika virus

The Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed on Friday that four Canadians has been infected with the Zika virus while traveling to areas most affected by the virus.

Sergey Kovalev destroys Jean Pascal via 7th round TKO

Unbeaten Russian Light-Heavyweight king Sergey Kovalev schooled Jean Pascal for the second time with the fight ending in a 7th round TKO to retain his unified light-heavyweight titles Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec.

Heavy snowfall leaves thousands in Nova Scotia without power

Halifax - Thousands of people in Nova Scotia were left without power, and Nova Scotia Power estimates it could take to midday Sunday before electricity is restored to many homes, some who have been without power since Friday.

Review: T.O. gets up close and personal with top acting talent in ‘Tale’ Special

Toronto - “The Winter’s Tale” isn’t the favourite Shakespeare play of many, but the modern-dress version at Toronto’s Coal Mine Theatre — the inaugural production of Graham Abbey’s Groundling Theatre Company — makes it seem close to a masterpiece.

Chan Hon Goh's masterclass brings emotion back to ballet training Special

The third annual masterclass series with Chan Hon Goh teaches dancers that layering emotion and musicality into physical training is integral to career longevity.

U.S., Canada to seek new ways to fight IS after jets withdrawn

Quebec City - The United States and Canada vowed Friday to work together in the fight against the Islamic State, even if Ottawa plans to withdraw its jets from the campaign.

Op-Ed: Canadian Revenue Agency declares many live Canadians dead

Winnipeg - Alyanna Lapuz, 21 from Winnipeg on January 7th this year received a letter from the Canadian Revenue Agency(CRA) addressed to the "Estate of the Late Alyanna Lapuz".

Toronto Police Service having an extremely bad week

Toronto - Since Monday, one Toronto police officer has been found guilty of attempted murder, another faces charges under the Police Services Act for the way he discharged his firearm, and four other cops face criminal charges over allegations of planting drugs.

Manitoba marks 100th anniversary of women's right to vote

Winnipeg - On January 28 1916, Manitoba became the first province to grant women the right to vote. This was made possible through the crusading efforts of suffragette Nellie McClung and her many supporters

Ontario driver killed by flying truck wheel

Vaughan - Despite a clampdown by the provincial government that began almost 20 years ago, incidents of wheels coming off trucks on busy highways are still occurring.

New York to London in 11 minutes? Yes, it's possible

Imagine getting seated comfortably in an airliner seat in New York, and a mere 11 minutes after reaching altitude, you're coming in for a landing in London. Yes, it sounds like science-fiction, but it may soon be possible.

Air India bomber released from Canadian prison

Ottawa - Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person ever to be convicted in the 1985 Air India bombings, was released from a Canadian prison Wednesday after serving two decades behind bars.
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