Mike Pence Has Been ‘Valuable Partner For Canada’ On Free Trade: Chrystia Freeland

OTTAWA — U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has been a valuable partner to Canada because he supports free trade, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. Freeland says the government is looking forward to getting an update on U.S. efforts to ratify the new North American free trade pact when Pence visits Ottawa next week. Canada […]

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Former Ontario Health Ministers Condemn Ford’s ‘Drastic’ Public Health Cuts

TORONTO — Ten former Ontario health ministers across the political spectrum urged the provincial government Thursday to reverse its cuts to public health funding, saying work such as preventing disease outbreaks is being put at risk. “Public health helps Ontarians stay healthy, so they don’t need to go to the doctor, or a hospital, saving […]

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Parenting A Child With Cystic Fibrosis Is A ‘Lonely World’

Parenthood, especially when your kids are young, can be incredibly ,” most people by now have heard of Cystic Fibrosis. But, while a general understanding of the disease and its signature, persistent cough exists, there is less awareness of what it’s actually like to care for someone with the “invisible disease.” WATCH: Man with CF […]

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Federal Parties Shop Around Housing Ideas As Election Looms

OTTAWA — Federal parties are preparing to chase voters with ideas for dealing with what a new survey suggests is a major concern across the country: Housing affordability. The ideas being shopped around to stakeholders in the housing sector include targeted spending towards certain groups, such as veterans, and more spending to increase the supply […]

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Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger reunite in the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate

This November, she’ll be back. Paramount Pictures on Thursday debuted the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate, which features the first footage of Linda Hamilton returning to the franchise as Sarah Connor for the first time since Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 1991. After starring in the first two films, Hamilton sat out the subsequent […]

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Canada’s Clean Energy Sector Is Among Its Fastest Growing: Report

OTTAWA — Canada’s clean-energy sector is growing faster than the economy as a whole and is rivalling some of the more well known industries for jobs, a new report shows. Clean Energy Canada, a think-tank at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, is releasing a study Thursday it commissioned to try to paint the first […]

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Kamala Harris tells Stephen Colbert impeachment is a mixed bag, hammers Trump on infrastructure extortion

President Trump said Wednesday he won’t work with Democrats on infrastructure or anything else until they end their investigations of him. “You’re on the Senate Intelligence Committee,” Stephen Colbert reminded Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Wednesday’s Late Show. “Are you guys going to end the investigation?” “No,” she said. “Let’s just talk for a moment […]

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Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers recap Trump’s ‘nationally televised hissy fit’ over Nancy Pelosi

“Today, there really is just one big story: America’s step-daddy is angry,” Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday’s Late Show. Frustrated Democrats are starting to push for impeachment, and after a meeting Wednesday morning to calm down her caucus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) emerged and said she believes Trump “is engaged in a cover-up.” Colbert […]

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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer Makes Campaign Pledge To Fight Human Trafficking

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising funding for police, survivor services and public awareness to fight human trafficking as he continues laying planks in his campaign platform. The previous Conservative government created a four-year strategy to combat human trafficking in 2012. It expired in 2016, shortly after the Liberals took office. Scheer promised […]

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Milan, Italy Is NewCities’ Wellbeing City For 2019

What’s the best city in the world when it comes to sustainability? NewCities, a non-profit committed to improving urban areas, announced their 2019 Wellbeing Cities on Wednesday. The group recognizes places that are taking a cutting-edge approach to bettering their cities. Milan, Italy reigned supreme in all categories, covering public health, sustainability, community, economy and […]

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