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Op-Ed: Canada may join foreign military intervention in Libya

Ottawa - While the Trudeau government has decided to withdraw from the bombing mission against the Islamic State in Iraq, it is now considering involvement in the plans for foreign military intervention in Libya.

CTV meteorologist draws storm over Frankie MacDonald comments Special

Sydney - CTV meteorologist Cindy Day is drawing a storm of protest due to recent Twitter posts concerning Frankie MacDonald, a popular self professed weather man from Sydney, Nova Scotia, who also happens to be autistic.

Ontario boy, 7, saves classmate who was dangling from ski lift

Uxbridge - The seven-year-old is being hailed as a hero after holding on to a classmate who was dangling from a ski lift. The boy managed to hold on to him until help could arrive.

British Columbia uses social media to catch insurance fraudsters

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is making extensive use of social media to find people who have made fraudulent insurance claims

Airports boost efforts to stop spread of Zika: UN agency

Montr - Airports are stepping up efforts to reduce populations of mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus in order to prevent its spread, the UN aviation agency said Thursday.

Liberals will honor Conservative military contract with Saudis

Ottawa - In 2014 the Conservative government of Stephen Harper inked a huge $15 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. The deal was controversial because of the wretched human rights record of the Saudis.

Ban, Trudeau mark Canada's renewed engagement at UN

Ottawa - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday marked Ottawa's renewed engagement on the world stage, which should translate into a larger role on climate change and in peacekeeping missions.

Ontario man feared dead found after 30 years

St. Catharines - Edgar Latulip was last seen by his family in Kitchener, Ontario in September 1986. He has been living in St. Catharines and after telling his social worker he remembered his real name, his true identity was confirmed.

13th severed foot found along shore on Vancouver Island

Vancouver - Finding severed feet inside shoes is not that unusual in British Columbia these days. As a matter of fact, a BC couple visiting the west coast of Vancouver Island this past weekend came across a shoe with a foot still inside, the 13th find since 2007.

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.
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