Stephanie Green

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Trudeau cuts Liberal senators loose in push for a non-partisan Red Chamber

Justin Trudeau has dissolved a vital bond between senators and the Liberal Party that appointed them, expelling dozens of members of his caucus in a dramatic attempt to reshape the Senate without a constitutional debate.<p>The move, which leaves 32 members of the Senate sitting as independents, was …

Letter written by Alberta woman 94 years ago returned

A yellowed letter that turned up in an antique trunk halfway around the world is giving people in a small Alberta town a glimpse at what post-war Prairie life was like nearly a century ago.<p>Violet Collier penned the correspondence on Nov. 15, 1919 — shortly after the First World War — on letterhead …

MacKay joins critics of York’s religious-accommodation decision

A university student's contentious request not to meet with female classmates on religious grounds has spilled into the political arena, attracting attention from federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay and sparking wider debate over religious accommodation.<p>A York University student made the request, …

Canada loses 45,900 jobs in December in surprise setback | News Home | Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s economy lost 45,900 jobs in December and the unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent from 6.9 percent in a surprising setback that may add pressure on the central bank to consider cutting interest rates.<p>The employment data released by Statistics Canada on Friday was the …

Economy

Toronto Pearson airport boss admits 'we dropped the ball'

Greater Toronto Airport Authority CEO Howard Eng apologized today to passengers, admitting airport officials did a poor job Tuesday morning when …

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Stephen Harper's '24 Seven' Show Has North Korean Vibes (VIDEO)

If the medium is the message, should we be even a little bit surprised that Canada's sitting government is trying to control the former?<p>On Thursday, …

ar.chi.tect [redefined] - MArch Symposium

The architectural profession is experiencing an exciting new phase in design practice. Many transitions have led us to this point of emerging …

Other spy watchdogs have ties to oil business

While the head of the watchdog committee overseeing Canada’s intelligence agency is under attack for also being a lobbyist for the controversial …

Canada

Jobless rate on the rise but brighter outlook remains

Canada's labour market ended last year with a whimper, though 2014 could herald better times for job seekers.<p>The country shed a surprising 45,900 positions in December while the jobless rate climbed three notches to 7.2 per cent, leaving it similar to year-earlier levels.<p>One month doesn't make a …

India's political parties open arms for diplomat at center of U.S. spat | News Home | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, heading home from the United States after she was indicted for visa fraud in a case that has strained bilateral ties, could have a political career for the asking.<p>India's Deputy Consul General in New York, Devyani Khobragade, attends a …

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Health officials have confirmed Canada’s first human case of #H5N1, or avian flu, after an Albertan died from the virus late last week. http://ow.ly/soKW4 The individual fell ill on their way back from a trip to China in late December, but officials say there is no evidence that the avian flu had spread to others. Since 2003, there have been 648 lab-confirmed human cases of H5N1 flu reported in 15 countries. Of those, 384 resulted in death.

Heroes come in all sizes. Meet an 11-year-old #Newfoundland girl who saved a house full of sleeping people from a fire that absolutely destroyed the home: : http://ow.ly/sp4Jy

What initially appeared to be a tragic Christmas Day accident on an Alberta highway was actually the “final desperate act” of a Canadian soldier who died of suicide, her husband has revealed to CTV News. Read the full story here http://ow.ly/spM0L And the full statement from Cpl. MacEachern's husband here: http://ow.ly/spM3u

A student at York University in Toronto is refusing to work with women for religious reasons. The university agreed to accommodate the student’s request. Full story here: http://ow.ly/srshA Do you think the school made the right decision?

The Canadian economy lost a surprising 45,900 jobs in December and the unemployment rate rose unexpectedly as more people searched for work, Statistics Canada said Friday. http://ow.ly/sshLp

In a controversy that's attracted the attention of some top politicians, Toronto's York University is defending its policies after the administration came down on the side of a male student who didn't want to do group work with his female classmates. http://bit.ly/1eKyRHc