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Bryan Cranston still haunted by Charles Manson encounter

Actor Bryan Cranston had an unsettling meeting with Charles Manson before the cult leader and his followers became mass murderers.<p>The Breaking Bad …

Crime

Vancouver’s Rental Reality: Landlord nightmare

<i>Vancouver’s Rental Reality is a week-long original series looking at housing in Vancouver from the renter’s perspective. From renters locked out of</i> …

Housing

Brampton man, 25, identified as victim of fatal two-vehicle crash near Brantford, Ont.

PARIS, Ont. – Provincial police have identified a man killed in a crash in the community of Paris, near Brantford, Ont.<p>Police say 25-year-old Jasdeep …

Southwestern Ontario

The looming oil price shock that could trigger the next global recession

Revenge, it is said, is a dish best served cold. When Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) rounded up more than a hundred of Saudi Arabia’s richest businessmen, …

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

The Justin Trudeau Lovefest Gets a Reality Check

So far, Canada has largely avoided the kind of populist upheaval that put Donald Trump in the White House, undercut Chancellor Angela Merkel, and …

Business

Taliban captive married to Canadian reveals gang rape, beatings | The Province

Caitlan Coleman Boyle — held hostage for five years with her husband and three children by the Taliban — has broken her silence with a chilling tale …

Crime

John Ivison: Canada's wealthy may have started a tax revolt, and Ontario is the first to notice

OTTAWA — Last week’s Ontario fiscal update may have yielded the tax equivalent of a butterfly moving its wings in one jurisdiction and causing a …

Canada

Saskatchewan Man's Birthday Video For Dad Turns Into Epic Look At Their Farm

Jason LeBlanc just wanted to do something nice for his dad's 80th birthday.The 46-year-old "auctioneer by trade and a farmer by life choice" …

Farming

Drug firm Concordia overcharged NHS with 6,000% price rise

Competition watchdog accuses Canadian firm of abusing dominant position on thyroid drug with price per pack jumping from £4.46 to £258 in 10 years<p>Canadian drug company Concordia has overcharged the NHS millions of pounds for a lifechanging thyroid drug, according to Britain’s competition …

Pharma

Opinion: It's time to stop using a racial slur for our football team

The Edmonton Eskimos had a big football game Sunday and thousands of people in my hometown who hoped their team would make it to the Grey Cup were …

Inuit

CRA call centre only picks up the phone one third of the time: Auditor General

Canadians with tax questions are more likely to get a busy signal than talk to a tax agent when they call the Canada Revenue Agency, a new report …

Money (Canada)

Counterpoint: The hard truth is that Sears pensioners don’t deserve special treatment in bankruptcy

I am sure that Terence Corcoran’s heart was in the right place when he suggested that Sears pensioners, among others, should be paid in full when the …

Sears

'Treated like a criminal': Yukon Indigenous woman accuses Vancouver Denny's of racism

Helaina Moses says she was told to pay for her food upfront. 'I was like, 'well that's unfair'<p>Helaina Moses says she just wanted some breakfast, …

Indigenous Peoples

Harvey Weinstein created secret, long ‘hit list’ to fight sex assault accusers: report

Nearly 100 actors publicists and producers — ironically including Brett Ratner — was handed to investigators to get information about his alleged …

Entertainment

Canadian single dad claims Japanese bosses harassed him for having a child: 'It was like junior high'

When Glen Wood told his Japanese bosses he intended to take paternity leave to look after his newborn son, the Canadian financial analyst said he was …

Gender

Morneau under fire over pension reform bill opposition says puts him in conflict of interest

OTTAWA — Opposition parties took turns criticizing Bill Morneau on Monday as they tried to drag out a stinging ethics controversy that has swarmed …

Bill Morneau

Illicit bar Le Frenchkiss busted by Laval cops

Laval police say they have dismantled a clandestine bar operating as a private club out of an industrial building at 1731 Cunard St., near the …

Quebec

Parents lose suit over making kids walk to bus stop

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. - An administrative law judge has ruled against a New Jersey couple who said it was unsafe to make their children walk less …

Parenting

British Nobility Titles Explained: What To Know About The U.K. Peerage System

The English peerage system is a tricky one to navigate. Most of us are familiar with the terms queen, king, prince, and princess, but as many royal …

Royal Family

A week in the life of Jonathan Pitre

"I spent the night holding his hand and telling him we had come too far to give up now," said Tina Boileau, Pitre's mother.<p>It was another eventful …

Medicine

Premier Kathleen Wynne gets an earful at raucous town hall

Another man who has watched two massive wind turbines erected near his Priceville farm in Grey County complained the green-energy projects have …

Canada

Man found after escaping RCMP custody at Yorkton hospital

<b>Update:</b> Yorkton Rural RCMP have arrested a 33-year-old man who escaped their custody at a Yorkton hospital on Sunday evening.<p>Kevin Poullett had …

Crime

Women from SNL sign statement supporting Al Franken amid scandal: ‘We feel compelled to stand up for (him)’

MINNEAPOLIS — A group of women who worked alongside Al Franken on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” have signed a statement of support for the Minnesota …

Al Franken

Prairies to experience ‘harshest’ winter weather in Canada: Weather Network outlook

Enjoy the warming temperatures this week, because according to the latest weather outlook, Albertans can expect to experience cold and a lot of snow …

Weather

‘Investors are in for a shock’: Money manager warns stocks could plunge 20% in 2018

North American equity markets have mostly been in cruise control mode since the world emerged from the depths of the great recession, but at least …

Business (Canada)

Ottawa to build 100,000 new affordable units, recognize housing as 'fundamental right '

Liberals will target 300,000 existing units for renovation, Radio-Canada has learned<p>The federal government will outline the details of its highly …

Housing

Newfoundland kitchen party breaks out at Toronto airport after flight delayed

A man with an accordion and another with a guitar led an impromptu sing-along in the waiting area of Toronto’s Pearson Airport Monday night, where …

Aviation

A Former Miami Dolphin Has Big U.S. Plans for Canada's Hydro One

Hydro One Ltd.’s $3.4 billion deal to purchase Avista Corp. is just the beginning of a strategy that will see the Canadian utility expand into the …

Business

Zimbabwe’s political drama: What just happened?

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation’s “insatiable desire” for a leadership change and resign …

Africa

Crown calls for 4 1/2 years for woman in fatal attack outside club | The Province

A woman convicted in the fatal assault of another woman outside a Vancouver nightclub should receive a 4 1/2-year sentence in jail, a prosecutor …

Crime