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Canada’s newest astronauts consider moon, Mars missions after space station trip

Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey are considering other destinations after their trip to the International Space Station. Source: Canada News TS Link: Canada’s newest astronauts consider moon, Mars missions...

Uber's self-driving cars hit Toronto streets today — in manual mode

A pair of the autonomous vehicles will be driving near the University of Toronto campus starting Tuesday. They’ll be in manual mode, with drivers behind the wheel. Source: Canada...

Veterans, guests pay final tribute to those who fought in Dieppe, France

A small crowd gathered at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to remember the soldiers who landed at Dieppe on August 19, 1942. Source: Canada News TS Link: Veterans,...

Trump’s plan to win in Afghanistan involves sending 3,900 more troops, officials say

The 3,900 figure includes a combination of trainers, security forces and other support troops and the first deployments could take place within days, according to the officials. Source: Canada...

Striking ground crew at Toronto’s Pearson airport to vote on new contract offer

About 700 baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, and other ground crew employed by Swissport at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport have been on strike since late July. Source: Canada News TS...

Waiter tells gay couple sharing dessert ‘doesn’t go with the ambience’ at Washington restaurant

“We were speechless, we nodded,” Ron Gage said after he and his partner, Henry McKinnon, ate at a Prime Rib restaurant in Washington. “We weren’t expecting it.” Source: Canada...

Suspected car theft arrested in Florida after stopping to watch eclipse

He was arrested next to the stolen car, wearing a welding mask and looking up at the sky, police said. Source: Canada News TS Link: Suspected car theft arrested...

Coldplay makes magic happen at Rogers Centre: review

The 100th performance of the band’s “A Head Full of Dreams” world tour featured confetti-cannons, LED displays and the CN Tower. Source: Canada News TS Link: Coldplay makes magic...

Home sharing is a solution for senior housing

Halton and Northumberland launch HomeShare programs that strive to allow seniors to stay in their homes by matching them with a person who needs housing. Source: Canada News TS...

Boris Spremo, former Toronto Star photographer, dies at 81

Spremo worked at the Star for 34 years, and won 285 national and international photojournalism awards over a storied career. Source: Canada News TS Link: Boris Spremo, former Toronto...