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The age of Trump is sparking a rise in socialism among Democrats

A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t quite ready to consider himself a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he …

Middle-class

'Pokémon Go' cheaters now get three strikes before a ban

In a post today, Niantic provided details on its new three-strike discipline policy for <i>Pokémon Go</i> players. In most cases, players found to be cheating will first get a warning through the <i>Pokémon Go</i> app and certain gameplay experiences may degraded for about a week. For example, that player may not …

Pokémon

WOLFE: The border crossers issue has weakened Trudeau’s Quebec base

<b>By Mitch Wolfe</b>On Oct. 1, 2018, election day in Quebec, the 15-year run of the Quebec Liberal government will come to an end. The surging centre-right …

Canada

Metis Nation, Ottawa sign historic agreement to negotiate

BATOCHE — The Metis Nation-Saskatchewan will no longer be “the forgotten people” after signing a framework agreement with Crown-Indigenous Relations …

Canada

WhatsApp to restrict message forwarding after India mob lynchings

WhatsApp’s users will only be able to forward messages to 20 people, as the Facebook-owned messaging service attempts to crack down on the viral spread of hateful misinformation.<p>In India, where false rumours about child abduction spread virally over WhatsApp, leading to several vigilante murders …

Internet

Roy Green: Because it’s no longer 2015, Mr. Trudeau

“Because it’s 2015,” Justin Trudeau said, in what many believed was the setting of a new standard of recognizing the true equality of women. “Because …

Canada

No promises to change ‘Kanata’ after Robert Lepage meets with show’s opponents

MONTREAL — A meeting between Quebec director Robert Lepage and a group of activists who are concerned with a lack of Indigenous representation in his …

Canada

Opinion | Deputy Tory leader Lisa Raitt shows how to criticize but stay on the high road

Lisa Raitt, deputy leader of the federal Conservatives, seems not to have received the memo on how mean is the new normal in politics.<p>It was Raitt's …

Canada

Reddit rolls out subreddit chatrooms – what could possibly go wrong?

Ahh, I remember the halcyon days of the late-90s internet, where strangers from all over the globe would meet in AOL chat rooms and type “A / S / L” at each other over and over again. Well, Reddit is looking to bring this era back with Reddit Chat, a feature that’s being rolled out across …

Internet

Teen girl missing from Corner Brook, N.L.

Corner Brook, N.L. — The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Corner Brook Region asking the public’s to locate 13-year-old Maddison Stone.<p>Maddison was …

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty

Ontario’s newly elected government has dismissed a plan to revise the province’s social studies and history curriculums to add Indigenous content. …

Canada

Nova Scotia experiencing ‘significant increase’ in newly-diagnosed HIV cases

An urgent medical advisory has been issued to a variety of health-care officials in Nova Scotia regarding a “significant increase” in reports of …

Public Health

Manitoba announces social responsibility fee on pot

The Manitoba government on Wednesday announced a new fee that will be added to the sale of pot in the province.<p>The social responsibility fee (SRF) is …

Cannabis

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

ROME (Reuters) - A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus’ burial cloth, is the latest analysis to suggest that it is most likely a mediaeval fake.<p>The results of the investigation, in which scientists used a …

Pope Francis

Is the Key to Saving Pollinators … Honey Bee Semen?

The first question everyone wants to know is: <i>how?</i><p>“I’m surprised it took you so long to ask,” Brandon Hopkins says with a laugh. The 35-year-old …

Insects

Conservative party pulls attack ad of black man walking over Trudeau tweet

The Conservative party pulled an attack ad from its Twitter feed Tuesday that depicted a black man carrying a suitcase walking over a tweet from …

Canada

Rehtaeh Parsons’ father: the 2015 sex ed curriculum could have saved my daughter

When the Ontario government introduced its new sex-ed curriculum in 2015, Glen Canning was living several provinces over in Nova Scotia, but decided …

Rehtaeh Parsons

Cannabis producers oppose plans for federal levy on revenues

Good morning,<p>These are the top stories:<p><b>Cannabis producers fear federal levy on their revenues harms their ability to undercut the black market</b><p>Health Canada’s proposed “annual regulatory fee” of 2.3 per cent on the gross revenues of big cannabis producers has sparked backlash from legal cannabis …

rivercamp

No federal cash for HMP

When this province was flush with cash, a new prison wasn’t a must-have, and now with the money all spent, there’s not even a ballpark guess as to …

Canada

Trudeau government goes silent on Syrian refugees

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election promise to welcome ­25,000 refugees from Syria was aimed at showing voters his compassion. The followup …

Canada

William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91

William McBride, who was among the first doctors to sound an alarm about thalidomide, the sedative found to cause birth defects, but whose later career was marred by accusations of falsified research results and other misconduct, died on June 27 in Australia. He was 91.<p>His son David announced the …

Wales

Hydro One again facing uncertain as board resigns for second time in 16 years

The future of Ontario's partially privatized utility is again uncertain after political intervention prompted the resignation of the company's board …

Canada

GUEST COLUMN: Trudeau’s got it wrong about Canada’s obligations to illegal crossers

<b>By Mitch Wolfe, Special to Postmedia Network</b><p>Prior to his first meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Doug Ford laid all the …

migrants

This little robot moves in and out of the sun to care for a plant that lives on its back

Tianqi Sun, CEO of robotics firm Vincross, has created a delightful mod of his robot Hexa which cares for a houseplant when the owner is too forgetful to water it.<p>Hexa is a small crab-like looking robot, which is available to buy for $949 and is designed to give people the chance to experiment with …

Robotics

Ontario, Saskatchewan call on feds to help fund health, employment aid for asylum seekers

Ontario and Saskatchewan are calling on the federal government to pick up more of the costs of dealing with asylum seekers.<p>The two provinces issued a …

Canada

Bell: Jason Kenney slams elite media deep thinkers

He is one happy camper. But when push comes to shove, he shoves.<p>Like a coach in the locker room after the big win, United Conservative leader Jason …

Canada

‘Yukon model’: How Ford can bring the free market to cannabis retail - Article - BNN

Cannabis

Trudeau's holier-than-thou tweet causes migrant crisis — now he needs to fix what he started

U.S. President Donald Trump is an irrepressible and irresponsible tweeter, but so is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.<p>In January 2017, Trump imposed a …

Canada

Ford is telling Trudeau what needs to be said about the border

Doug Ford’s only been in office a matter of days but his refusal to help Ottawa disperse a surge of asylum-claimants arriving from Quebec already has …

Canada

Feeling some childhood nostalgia? Take a step inside an adult fun house

First it was colouring books, then escape rooms — now there's another way you can join the growing trend toward getting in touch with your inner kid: …

Universal Music