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One MP is in favour of legalizing marijuana, the other is opposed. So they went on a date to change each other’s minds

Conservative MP Garnett Genuis and Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith take part in TVO’s new show, Political Blind Date, debuting tonight at 9 p.m. Source: Canada News TS Link: One...

Internal Metrolinx report found Scarborough subway ‘not a worthwhile use of money’

Council to consider push for auditor general to conduct value-for-money comparison of the costs and benefits of transit options in Scarborough. Source: Canada News TS Link: Internal Metrolinx report...

Not enough family-friendly condos to match demand: Report

A new report shows that only 38 per cent of condos in development have at least two bedrooms. Source: Canada News TS Link: Not enough family-friendly condos to match...

Leonard Cohen fans sing, shout Hallelujah at Montreal tribute to poet, songwriter

The concert drew thousands of Cohen fans of all ages, including a good number of men in black fedoras in honour of the wordsmith who died last Nov. 7....

Hamilton police investigate deadly shooting

A woman has died after an apparent shooting in east Hamilton Monday, according to Hamilton paramedics. Source: Canada News TS Link: Hamilton police investigate deadly shooting {$inline_image}

Canada Revenue Agency fought to keep tax-gap data secret

Dozens of pages of correspondence between three different parliamentary budget officers and CRA officials, obtained by a Toronto Star/CBC investigation, detail a five-year battle for data that has ended...

Ralph Goodale calls on border police to expand alternatives to detention

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale issued a formal directive to Canada’s Border Services Agency on Monday to keep children out of immigration detention “as much as humanly possible.” Source:...

Police officer shot to death in Abbotsford, British Columbia

Chief Bob Rich of the Abbotsford Police Department delivered the “horrible news face to face”when he met with the officer’s spouse. Source: Canada News TS Link: Police officer shot...

Don’t silence our high-flying Governor General: Cohn

Julie Payette supposedly overstepped the Crown’s bounds by questioning creationism. Source: Canada News TS Link: Don’t silence our high-flying Governor General: Cohn {$inline_image}

Sex abuse case against Toronto doctor in doubt as patient doesn’t appear to testify

Dr. Suganthan Kayilasanathan is facing allegations he wrote doctor’s notes to a patient he had sex with. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario withdrew separate proceedings against...