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Wynne stands by candidate who endorsed 9/11 conspiracy theory

TORONTO— The Progressive Conservatives are calling Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne out for a double standard on the bar she sets for her candidates …

Government

Trudeau Invokes Father’s Lesson After Jason Kenney’s 'Finger Bowl' Insult

#TBT to Kenney invoking Michelle Obama earlier this week.<p>OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau said he's not going to engage with Jason Kenney after the former …

Canada

'Ass' backwards: Joey Votto reverses his harsh words about Canada

Saying his comments came from an "absolutely silly, short-sighted, selfish place," Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto apologized Wednesday for saying …

Canada

NDP MP Moore likely had no choice but to defend herself by offering intimate details of sexual encounter with Afghanistan veteran, say observers

NDP MP Christine Moore, who has denied harassing a wounded Afghanistan veteran in 2013 on the Hill, likely had no choice but to publicly defend …

Canada

Christine Moore goes public following veteran's misconduct allegations

New Democrat MP Christine Moore says she can disprove a former soldier's claim that she engaged in an "inappropriate" relationship with him in …

Canada

Survivor of gun violence in Afghanistan on a mission to be ‘the voice of women’ | The Star

Zareen said she was 17 when her brother-in-law showed up at her house with a group of armed men, forcing her to marry a man 14 years her senior. He …

Domestic Violence

Europe should push back against Trump on Iran, not ‘vassals’ of U.S.: France

France’s finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as “vassals” to the U.S.<p>But German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran accord isn’t a reason to dump decades of …

South Asia

Bains says U.S. security agents asked him to remove turban, prompting changes at Detroit airport

A federal cabinet minister says he was subject to a zealous security check at a U.S. airport last year, prompting Justin Trudeau's government to …

Canada

MP Christine Moore suspended as NDP investigates allegations

The NDP is suspending caucus member Christine Moore from her duties while the party investigates allegations she behaved inappropriately toward an …

Canada

Jagmeet Singh says he always believes survivors. Well, here's another one

As is his right, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has set a rigorously high bar for sexual misconduct within his party — possibly the highest in …

Canada

PM Trudeau names new national security adviser

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tapped Greta Bossenmaier as his new national security and intelligence adviser.<p>Bossenmaier, who is …

Canada

White privilege and an exploration of uncomfortable truths | The Star

<i>Green</i>: On a macro level, unfortunately, it’s the way particular groups are treated by the police versus others. The CBC just came out with their own …

Equality

Amid pot legalization border uncertainty, feds' advice? Don't lie

OTTAWA -- As marijuana legalization draws near and questions linger about what Canadians can expect at the U.S. border, the federal point-man on pot, …

Canada

Liberals fund $10M in projects to tackle income insecurity for women

Projects to help women get jobs in the aviation industry and to support immigrant women fleeing domestic violence will receive funding through a new …

Domestic Violence

Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir has been expelled from NDP caucus

Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir, who was under investigation following harassment complaints, has been expelled from the NDP caucus by party leader Jagmeet …

Canada

'I near lost everything': Sask. man trying to pick up pieces after DNA clears him of sexual assault

Devin Bileski isn't sure people in Preeceville, Sask., will ever look at him the same, even though his name has been cleared.<p>On Dec.18, RCMP charged …

Crime

Kinder Morgan warns of 'significant' delay after court urged to consider release of Trudeau government secrets

A lawyer representing the Tsleil-Waututh Nation has asked the Federal Court of Appeal to compel the release of the Trudeau government's Trudeau …

Canada

Corbella: Trudeau's cynicism over jobs grant funding is farcical but not funny

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Canada Summer Jobs debacle is growing even more farcical but not any more funny. The B.C. advocacy group Dogwood got …

Canada

Leafs fans start brutal campaign against Jake Gardiner!

The Toronto Maple Leafs did not get the result they wanted in Game 7 of their first round series against the Boston Bruins in the 2018 Stanley Cup …

Ice Hockey

Douglas Todd: Bankers know why Metro housing costs the worst 'recorded in Canada'

The Royal Bank of Canada quietly reported this month that housing costs in Metro Vancouver have reached “the worst affordability levels ever recorded …

Canadian Real Estate

Federal program funds summer job to help 'stop Kinder Morgan pipeline'

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to vow that the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion "will be built," his government's summer jobs program is …

Canada

RCMP knew about Atwal's invitation earlier than previously revealed

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were aware far earlier than previously revealed that a man once convicted of attempted murder had been invited to a …

Canada

Braid: Trudeau Liberals say 'no' to Canadian oil and gas independence

With the Kinder Morgan pipeline hanging by a thread, the federal Liberals had a chance on the weekend to express support for Alberta and the national …

Canada

Is Facebook replaceable? Tech investor launches bid to 'start the process'

Can Facebook be replaced? The prominent Silicon Valley investor Jason Calacanis, who was an early investor in several high-profile tech companies including Uber certainly hopes so. He has launched a competition to find a “social network that is actually good for society”.<p>The Openbook Challenge will …

Social Media

Liberals show their election hand by reaching left | The Star

Parsing a blind copy of the weekend’s Liberal resolutions, one would be forgiven for confusing it with an embryonic NDP election platform.<p>From a …

Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S., lawyers warn

When Canadians are able to buy legal recreational marijuana sometime this year, we are going to start generating a lot of consumer data.<p>Some of it …

Morneau has no timeline for getting Trans Mountain built

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government sees advantages in getting the Trans Mountain pipeline extension built 'rapidly,' but can’t …

Canada

Mediocre men walk their way through political campaigns. It is time to end the double standard facing women on the campaign trail | The Star

Doug Ford bested three women opponents last month in a speedy leadership campaign, convincing Ontario PC party membership that he was the best …

'Fear and division': Trudeau rips Conservatives in campaign-style speech to supporters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took sharp aim at his chief electoral opponent today, casting Andrew Scheer as a divisive force in a campaign-style …

Braid: If Horgan wins, B.C. loses a fortune

A very sweet deal was inked on April 6, 2017, by the B.C. government and Kinder Morgan Canada.It included up to $1 billion in revenue for B.C. over …

Canada