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Michael Snow, Canadian artist who ‘knew no boundaries,’ dies at

Michael Snow, a legendary Canadian artist who graced Toronto with two famous pieces of public art, has died. He was 94. Snow, born in Toronto in 1928, died on Thursday, according to Tamsen Greene, senior director of New York’s Jack Shainman Gallery, which represented him. Snow studied at the Ontario College of Art, now called […]

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Japanese PM to meet with Trudeau next week | CBC News

Politics Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa next Thursday. Ottawa stop will be Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s first visit to Canada since his election in 2021 CBC News · Posted: Jan 05, 2023 6:48 PM ET | Last Updated: 9 hours ago Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida […]

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18-year-old trying to get home for Christmas among those killed

A teenager trying to get home to her family for the holidays has been identified as one of the four people killed in a rollover bus crash on an icy stretch of highway in B.C. on Christmas Eve. Kathy Kim Le, 18, wanted to fly home for the holidays after visiting her best friend in Kelowna, B.C., […]

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Canadian tech giant Shopify scraps meetings so employees can

Canadian tech giant Shopify is kicking off 2023 by temporarily scrapping most meetings, part of the floundering company’s effort to free up employee time. The move, announced to staff Tuesday in an internal memo obtained by CBC Toronto, will be in effect for the next two weeks. The Ottawa-based e-commerce colossus says it will mean 76,500 hours previously set […]

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Son charged in homicide of Acadian journalist Réjean Hébert | CBC

A 29-year-old man has been accused of second-degree murder in the death of his father, a radio journalist found dead outside his home on the Acadian Peninsula last Thursday. Philippe Hébert appeared by video conference in Bathurst provincial court Tuesday, where he was charged with murdering his father, Réjean Hébert, a veteran journalist from the region, according to […]

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Ottawa man charged with tweeting threats, terrorist hoaxes

Ottawa A specialized police team has arrested a 19-year-old Ottawa man, alleging he threatened Parliament Hill and the American and Chinese embassies in November. 19-year-old allegedly threatened Parliament Hill, Chinese and U.S. embassies CBC News · Posted: Jan 03, 2023 10:33 AM ET | Last Updated: 4 hours ago Parliament Hill’s Peace Tower is framed […]

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Edmonton man wanted on Canada-wide warrant for human trafficking

An Edmonton man accused of assaulting and forcibly confining a 19-year-old woman while coercing her into sex work was arrested in Burnaby, B.C., after evading police for more than a year.  Keyshawn McMillan is charged with human trafficking, forcible confinement, aggravated assault, uttering threats and assault with a weapon based on events police say occurred in 2021.  […]

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RCMP investigating death of Acadian journalist Réjean Hébert in

The New Brunswick RCMP’s major crime unit is investigating the death of a longtime French-language journalist Réjean Hébert outside a home in Saint-Simon on Thursday as a homicide. Cpl. Dan Sharpe told CBC News on Friday that Caraquet RCMP responded to a call for a well-being check at around 2 a.m. on Thursday. When they arrived, they found a man […]

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Mounties investigating threat onboard Flair Airlines plane at

RCMP say they are investigating after a passenger on a Flair Airlines flight bound for Vancouver Friday night reported a “possible threat.” Richmond RCMP — the detachment with jurisdiction over Vancouver International Airport (YVR) — said in a statement Saturday that a passenger on Flight 2799 from Edmonton received a threatening message on their phone and immediately informed […]

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Travellers from China to Canada will require proof of negative

Starting Jan. 5, the federal government will require air travellers arriving from China, Hong Kong or Macao to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken before their departure.  The temporary health measures, in place for 30 days, are a reaction to a surge in the virus in China and the limited epidemiological and other […]