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Côte-St-Luc cold case: Stabbing death haunts daughters 18 years on

At first, Naomi Mouadeb called often. After the initial blur of the first few days, every week or so she picked up the phone and dialled the same …

Crime

Indonesian woman found dead inside belly of giant python

An Indonesian woman has been found in the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was captured near where she vanished while tending her …

Asia

Russian Partition

For other territories annexed, see Prussian Partition and Austrian Partition.<p>The <b>Russian Partition</b> (sometimes called <b>Russian Poland</b>) constituted the …

Lindsay Shepherd launches $3.6M lawsuit against Laurier over alleged 'inquisition'

A university teaching assistant who gained prominence after being disciplined for showing students a TV clip of a controversial professor discussing …

Jordan Peterson

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Looking to make some extra money, but don't want to leave your home to do it?<p>With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don't need to.<p>Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home.

Small Business

Doug Ford is Ontario’s next premier: Here’s what he promised to do for the province

<i>The Progressive Conservatives have won a majority government in Ontario. It’s a stunning victory for the party led by Doug Ford, whose campaign was</i> …

Canada

Canada's oldest Jewish congregation, a civil rights champion, marks 250 years

The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of Montreal was a forerunner of multiculturalism before the word had been invented.Its members were among the …

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

The ugly secret behind Canada’s new prosperity

Scott Gilmore: Poverty, disease and inequality are actually getting worse, not better, reveals a new study. In a thriving Canada, how is this …

Justin Trudeau announces new Amazon Vancouver headquarters to bring 3,000 jobs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Amazon is expanding its Vancouver tech hub with a new headquarters.<p>This is expected to bring an …

Underground Eglinton Crosstown LRT stations take shape with unique mining technique | The Star

Twenty metres below Eglinton Ave., dozens of workers wielding huge machines are building what looks like an underground cathedral.<p>In fact, it’s the …

Toronto van attack witnesses recall the horror: 'Hit and go, hit and go. It didn't stop'

Jalal Faghihi watched in horror as the driver struck six people—initially fearing one of the victims could be his wife. He’s one of numerous …

Toronto van attack: The cop who didn’t shoot

Scott Gilmore: Amidst the chaos and horror, a Toronto police officer calmly faced down the driver. It’s a moment we should remember.<p><i>(This story has</i> …

Calgary’s ban on public weed-smoking has a racial impact

Thousands of Canadians across the country are preparing to attend 4-20 events this year, even though cannabis consumption in Canada will soon be …

Facebook And Other Firms Have A Ton Of Data On You. Here's How To Limit That

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress Tuesday and Wednesday, Facebook users — among many — are still wondering if online privacy still exists.<p>At the hearing before the HouseEnergy and Commerce Committee Wednesday,Rep. Ben Luján (D-N.M.) asked Zuckerberg if Facebook had …

World’s best destination for train lovers? Switzerland

Amtrak fans claim several trains as scenic, most notably the Adirondack, California Zephyr and the Coast Starlight; and the Canadians tout their Canadian routes, at least the part between Edmonton and Vancouver. The European Rail timetable lists more than 100 routes as “scenic.” But those are …

Trains

Why Justin Trudeau was a quiet face in the crowd in Humboldt

Politician visits to the site of a tragedy require a sensitive touch, showing leadership and compassion without making themselves the centre of …

The most affordable cities to buy a home in Canada on one income

Buying a home in Canada can be a costly proposition, especially in some cities where those with modest incomes are almost completely priced out of …

Germany's fertility rate hits 43-year high

But women in Germany are still not having enough babies to ensure the total population stays constant. The new figures do however put Germany near …

Foreign Buyers Starting to Drive Up Housing Prices in Quebec

Foreign buyers of real estate in Quebec are putting “marginal” pressure on prices while still accounting for a tiny sliver of the market relative to …

Canadian Real Estate

Australia pays fast-food workers $20 an hour and the sky hasn’t fallen

Australia and Canada share much in common, but one striking point of difference is the minimum wage. While Canada has been engulfed in a debate around the minimum wage in recent months, it's a given in Australia that a barista making your latte or a fast-food worker serving your burger is earning …

Income Inequality

The killing of Colten Boushie and Canada's hypocrisy

What does the killing of an Indigenous man, and the acquittal of his killer, say about Canada's anti-racist credentials?<p>Myths can be as powerful as they are pernicious.<p>John F Kennedy, a reckless president who behaved dangerously in private and public, appeared to understand this, not only perhaps …

Canada

Narcolepsy, the neurological disorder that’s not just people being ‘lazy’

Rebecca Renner is very sensitive to the word lazy.<p>The 27-year-old writer based in Florida says for someone with narcolepsy, the word can be both …

Narcolepsy

6 useful sentence structures for IELTS Writing Task 1 to get a 7.0+

<b>Useful sentence structures for IELTS Writing Task 1</b><p>A rich variety of sentence structures is one of the most important key to get a 7 or higher for …

Language Learning

Writing an IELTS Essay Introduction

In the writing for task 2, you must write an <b>IELTS essay introduction</b>, but you only have 40 minutes.<p>In this time you need to <b>analyze the question</b>,</b> …

Curriculum Development

Eight Extremely Useful Phrases for IELTS Writing Task Two

eBooks

Useful Sentence Patterns for IELTS Writing

By onJune 7, 2016 in IELTS Writing<p>In order to get a higher score on IELTS writing, you need to vary your sentence structures. Here, I listed some …

Creative Writing

Useful IELTS Phrases To Link Your Writing

By onMay 26, 2016 in IELTS Writing<p>The IELTS writing exam is marked on four criteria – grammar and sentence structure; vocabulary usage; answering the …

Creative Writing

Montreal to begin construction on massive automated light rail

After years of deliberation, Montreal’s regional light rail has been given the go-ahead to begin engineering and construction. Reseau Express …

Desperate Venezuelans pouring into Brazil

Officials in northern Brazil are demanding federal aid to help manage the influx of people seeking food and shelter. The president promised help …

Venezuela