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Viceland going off air in Canada

Rogers says Monday it’s ending its partnership with Vice Canada and that means the end of their channel — in Canada, anyhow. Source: Canada News TS Link: Viceland going...

U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by 2019, Mike Pence says

The U.S. vice president received a rousing ovation in Israel’s parliament after his announcement. The pledge to move the Embassy has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S....

Legal advocacy group under fire for unpaid internship scheme

“Summer volunteer” positions offered by civil liberties association “likely” violate Ontario labour laws, according to Canadian Intern Association. Source: Canada News TS Link: Legal advocacy group under fire for...

Mayor John Tory backs 2026 World Cup bid

Toronto would compete to host three to five games if the Canada-Mexico-U.S. three-country proposal is selected; Tory calls it an “once-in-a-lifetime chance . . . at a very limited...

'At risk' behaviours lead to pause on Darlington nuclear reactor project

How a heavy bag of dropped parts sparked a brief safety shutdown of the Darlington nuclear refurbishment Source: Canada News TS Link: 'At risk' behaviours lead to pause on...

Prescription for healthier population: spend more on social services

A one-cent increase in social spending for every dollar spent on health care increases life expectancy and cuts premature death, study shows. Source: Canada News TS Link: Prescription for...

Bombing at market in Thailand leaves 3 dead, 18 injured

Police said an attacker parked a motorcycle rigged with explosives near the market and bought goods there to blend in with the crowd. The motorcycle bomb exploded when the...

Tory hopes McArthur investigation won’t jeopardize relationship between LGBT community and police

A big question is why police announced in December that there was no serial killer targeting the Gay Village, only to arrest Bruce McArthur a month later. Source: Canada...

‘He would not kill anybody,’ says sister of man charged in Gay Village slayings

Bruce McArthur’s arrest comes as a shock to those who know him best. Karen Fraser and Ron Smith let McArthur use their garage and said they “cannot reconcile this...

Rosie DiManno: Meet Osama bin Laden’s favourite son — not yet 30 and ready to lead Al Qaeda

Groomed from childhood to be a jihadist, Hamza bin Laden doesn’t fall far from the tree, Rosie DiManno writes. Source: Canada News TS Link: Rosie DiManno: Meet Osama bin...