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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is moving ahead on plans to make Canada the first G7 nation to legalize pot

Perhaps Canada should put a new kind of leaf on its national flag.<p>The country’s recently elected prime minister Justin Trudeau appears ready to follow through on his campaign pledge to legalize marijuana. The new Liberal government reaffirmed its commitment to the plan in a Dec. 4 speech offering …

Cannabis

Net neutrality: CRTC bans Bell from subsidizing data usage for mobile TV app

Canada's telecom regulator has ruled against a billing practice by cellphone providers that exempts certain television content streamed on wireless devices from customers' monthly data caps.<p>The decision, which applies specifically to mobile television applications offered by Bell Mobility Inc. and …

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Canadian economy pulls out of recession

<b>Canada's economy emerged from recession in the third quarter after exports picked up, official figures show.</b><p>Gross domestic product (GDP) rose at an annualised rate of 2.3% compared with the year before.<p>Higher consumer spending and a more buoyant housing market also added to growth.<p>On Wednesday …

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Canada fears backlash if incoming Syrian refugees seem 'pampered'

As government prepares to take in 25,000 refugees, cabinet minister says biggest challenge is to ensure newcomers do not seem favored over Canadian people<p>The Canadian government is concerned about a possible backlash against plans to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, especially if the public …

Canada’s plan to recall jets from anti-IS campaign is bad move on global stage

The federal government's decision to recall the CF-18 jets from the coalition fighting the Islamic State is a terrible blow to Canada's credibility on the world stage. At a time when our allies, galvanized by the Paris terrorist attacks, are stepping up their military efforts against IS<i>,</i> the new …

One Direction talk Zayn's departure on 'Ellen': 'You can cut the tension in here'

One Direction will appear on <i>Ellen</i> on Wednesday, and as host Ellen DeGeneres notes, the last time the band was on the show, they couldn’t all fit on …

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Canada's hot new prime minister has the Internet sweating maple syrup

Is this global warming or did Canada just have a heat wave?<p>Oh sorry, it's just the new prime minister, Justin Trudeau.<p>After winning Monday's …

Justin Trudeau

Canadian and US generals discussed the possibility of fully 'integrating' the two countries' militaries

In a series of meetings that occurred prior to October 2013, top military officials from Canada and the US discussed ways of increasing interoperability between the two military forces. On several occasions, Cudmore writes citing information from the Department of National Defense, then-Chief of …

Canada election race narrowing to two parties as NDP stumbles

MONTREAL/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's tight three-way election race may be turning into a two-party contest.<p>The left-leaning New Democrat Party (NDP), which had surged into top spot after an unexpected May victory against the ruling Conservatives in Alberta, has stumbled in national polls as support …

Canada

15 of the Most Beautiful Coffee Shops Across Canada

Summer is finally here.<p>The sun is out, and we’re all in a good mood ready to rise early to seize the day.<p>Of course, most of us will be doing so with …

Woman, 99, denied citizenship despite living in Canada since 1933

A 99-year-old woman is going public after she was denied Canadian citizenship and a health card despite living in Canada for more than 80 years.<p>Joan …

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NDP plan to boost tax on stock options ‘a huge blow’ to Canada’s tech growth

A plan to raise taxes on stock options by Canada’s New Democratic Party would hinder growth in the country’s burgeoning technology industry, which …

Canada

Elections Canada warns staff to look out for dirty ‘voter suppression’ tricks

OTTAWA – Elections Canada has quietly warned staff to be on the lookout for increasingly sophisticated tactics aimed at discouraging – or even …

Um, what exactly IS an “old stock Canadian,” Stephen Harper?

During Thursday night’s Globe and Mail debate, when asked about refugee policy, Stephen Harper said that taking away health care for claimants was …

Everything You Need To Know About What Happened At The Second Canadian Leaders' Debate

Three of the country's political leaders duked it out in a lively, often incomprehensible exchange.<p>Harper responded by saying that his government was providing tax cuts to make things easier on everyone. One of those cuts is for home renovation.<p>Mulcair mocked Harper for responding to skyrocketing …

CORRECTED-Voters in Canada's most populous province go cold on Conservatives | Reuters

(Corrects headline to show Ontario is Canada’s most populous, not largest province)<p>By David Ljunggren<p>COLLINGWOOD, Ontario, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Voters are drifting away from Canada’s ruling Conservatives in Ontario, the province that holds the key to the October 19 general election, and if the trend …