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Questions remain as Jagmeet Singh emerges from NDP convention looking to 2019

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh has emerged from the federal NDP's national convention with a strong mandate from his party, but also unanswered questions about...

BC Lions add defensive depth during busy week of CFL free agency

With the first week of CFL free agency in the books the B.C. Lions were amongst the most active teams this week, signing multiple...

‘Weirdest thing’: Trump expresses anger, but not over Russian election-meddling

WASHINGTON — A curious thing has unfolded with the release of details about a Russian campaign to interfere in U.S. politics, allegedly through a secretive unit that...

Angry Quebec nurses push for lower patient ratios and less overtime

MONTREAL — The head of a Quebec nurses' union says the provincial government will be in for a fight if it doesn't commit to improve nurses'...

#Metoo movement causing confusion in many men, fear of missteps with women: experts

They keep falling like dominoes: Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Patrick Brown and most recently members of the Canadian pop-rock band Hedley, high-profile or celebrity men who have...

Body of missing Alberta skier found near Revelstoke, B.C.

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Police say a skier has been found dead one day after he was reported missing from a resort near Revelstoke, B.C. Twenty-four-year-old Michael...

Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal is set to begin reviewing a case on Monday that challenges the rules governing the ascension to the British throne, and the result...

Elderly man dead following basement fire in east Vancouver home

VANCOUVER — An elderly man has died following a house fire in a Vancouver after emergency crews had difficulty finding him in a basement...

Liberals to dig deeper, aim higher on gender equality in 2018 federal budget

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is trying to move beyond the obvious in its quest for gender equality, thinking outside the daycare box to more...

Five pillars Ottawa studied as part of its gender-budgeting exercise

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is preparing to table the first federal budget to scrutinize all its commitments  with a gender-equality microscope. To get there, Finance Minister Bill Morneau was...