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Canadians only now starting to get heads around pot legalization, forum told

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 12:59pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:30pm

TORONTO — Canada's provinces, municipalities and Canadians themselves are only now really starting to come to grips with the pending legalization of marijuana, a forum heard...

'Somebody knows something:' Police rule death of Calgary baby in 2015 a homicide

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:15pm

Calgary police say the death of a three-month-old baby in 2015 has been ruled a homicide and are calling for anyone with information to come forward.

Calgary Police Insp...

Canadian duo Carruthers, Courtney remains unbeaten at mixed curling championship

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:15pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada improved to 3-0 at the world mixed doubles curling championship with a 14-0 win over Kazakhstan on Monday.

The duo of Edmonton's Joanne...

Manitoba families of missing, murdered say hearings must go ahead

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 12:31pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:15pm

WINNIPEG — A coalition that represents Manitoba family members says national hearings into missing and murdered indigenous women must begin soon despite the uncertainty...

World-famous 'big and sexy' iceberg drifting from Newfoundland town, mayor says

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 12:26pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 12:15pm

FERRYLAND, N.L. — The world's most famous intact iceberg appears to be on the move.

Ocean currents appear to be sweeping the colossal iceberg away from tiny Ferryland, N...

A by-the-numbers look at the federal program for extended EI benefits

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 12:15pm

OTTAWA — Last year's federal budget unveiled a program to help eligible workers in 12 regions of the country hard hit by a downturn in commodity prices. Three regions were ...

Notley says Canada will have lots of allies if Trump goes after energy trade

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

GUANGZHOU, China — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to have some unhappy supporters south of the border if he goes after Canadian energy...

Clarification to April 20 realtor story.

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 11:17am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:45am

TORONTO — An April 20 story by The Canadian Press said that realtors earn a commission of five per cent of a home's price. In fact, the commission is split between the buyer's...

Soaring prices draw influx of real estate agents, but they face stiff competition

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 11:12am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:45am

TORONTO — Dave Hamilton was looking for a get-rich-quick scheme when got his realtor's licence in 2010.

"My dad always said, 'If you're going to sell something, sell...

Halifax schools could acknowledge aboriginal territory in daily announcements

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 11:01am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:30am

HALIFAX — The morning ritual for Halifax students may soon be expanded beyond the national anthem, to include a daily reminder that their school sits on traditional Mi'kmaq...

Rescheduled inquest into indigenous inmate's death in Saskatoon to go ahead

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 11:45am

SASKATOON — A public inquest into the death of an inmate at the Saskatoon Regional Psychiatric Centre is to go ahead next month after a lengthy delay.

An examination of...

Young Maple Leafs beat expectations - just not their own

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 9:41am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 10:30am

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly and his Maple Leafs teammates knew something no one else did when they huddled together for dinner before the start of the 2016-17 season.

"We...

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