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Oscars 2017: Swag bag will offer Quebec based Bangarang products.

Along with luxury vacations, diamond bracelets and personal training sessions, celebrities who receive unofficial gift bags at the Oscars this year will also get a modest offering from Quebec.

- Global News - CA

Air Canada Flight 623 slides off runway at Pearson Airport.

GTAA officials said AC Flight 623 from Halifax was "involved in an incident while landing," but no injuries were reported.

- Global News - CA

Air Canada flight skids off runway at Toronto's Pearson airport.

A safety board spokeswoman says Flight 623 was carrying 118 people and so far no injuries have been reported

- The Globe and Mail - CA

The Canada150 Quiz Countdown trivia test: Day 25!.

Where was Ryan Gosling born? If you know the answer, you could win today's daily prize in our Canada150 trivia test! The post The Canada150 Quiz Countdown trivia test: Day 25! appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau asks provinces to stiffen penalties for distracted drivers.

Ottawa is reluctant to make texting-and-driving a criminal code offence so it hopes provinces beef up fines and demerits for using a smartphone in the car.

- National Post - CA

Caps extend streak to 13.

Without their usual offensive dominance at home and missing several key regulars, the Washington Capitals kept the puck almost all night and kept their home winning streak alive. Justin Williams and Tom Wilson scored and Braden Holtby made 30 saves as the Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night to tie a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Toronto's DeRozan delivers 43-point performance against Celtics.

New talent helped the Toronto Raptors, though a familiar face pushed them over the finish line. Fresh off starting in last weekend's All-Star Game, and with Kyle Lowry out with a right wrist injury, DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points to lead Toronto back from a 17-point deficit to a 107-97 victory over the The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Waschuk: Shock of Crimea occupation helps Ukraine to rethink Tatars role in its history.

Canada's Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk has said the shock of the Russian occupation of Crimea has helped the Ukrainian society to recognize the historic contribution of the Crimean Tatars into the united Ukraine. “The shock of the occupation has helped the Ukrainian society to reassess and appreciate the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Bangabandhu murder convict Noor Chowdhury's extradition from Canada will be a major breakthrough, says State Minister Shahriar.

The extradition of Noor Chowdhury, a self-confessed killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be a 'major breakthrough' in Canada-Bangladesh bilateral relations, says State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam.

- BDNews24 - BD

Pineapple on pizza is a Canadian creation, Justin Trudeau says.

Love it or hate it, pineapple on pizza is a combination created in Canada, according to the country's prime minister.

- Stuff - NZ

Canada conservationist warns of 'cyber poaching'.

Photographers, poachers and eco-tour operators are in the crosshairs of a Canadian conservationist who warns that tracking tags are being hacked and misused to harass and hunt endangered animals.

- PhysOrg - NL

Canadians fear rising xenophobia, hate crimes in wake of mosque attack

Canada has seen a spike in suspected hate crimes since a fatal attack on a mosque in Quebec City. Experts now say rising xenophobia and divisive, political rhetoric is cause for concern, Jillian Kestler-D'Amours reports.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Canadian pension fund manager looks at logistics investment in India

MONTREAL - The real estate arm of Canada's second-largest pension fund manager is looking at India's logistics sector following the announcement this week of its first investment in the country for more than six years, President Daniel Fournier said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Ottawa posts $1.3-billion deficit in December

The monthly Fiscal Monitor report, released Friday, shows Ottawa ran a $1.3-billion deficit in December, 2016, compared with a surplus of $2.2-billion in December, 2015

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Republican activist Kelly Knight Craft on Trump's radar for ambassador to Canada

Ms. Knight Craft played a major role as a fundraiser for President Trump and her billionaire husband, Joe Craft, is the CEO of American coal producer Alliance Resource Partners

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Underground Railroad: Exploring Detroit’s Underground Railroad Sites

As fugitive slaves made their way to freedom in Canada, they stopped in Detroit, where visits to churches today illuminate the hardships they endured.

- New York Times - US

Baie d'Urfé won't get sound barrier: Transports Quebec

Baie d'Urfé isn't getting a sound barrier on the south side of Highway 20, says Transports Quebec.

- Global News - CA

Be prepared: B.C. has entered earthquake season

A series of small earthquakes off Vancouver Island in recent days likely aren't a precursor of bigger shake ups to come, but are a reminder of the complex geological zones along coastal British Columbia, says a federal seismolgist.

- Global News - CA

11 unforgettable winter experiences in Quebec's Saguenay region

From dog sledding to fat-biking, Saguenay is a hub of winter sports and has me itching to try my hand at new experiences in its immense landscapes.

- Matador Network - US

Canada to Trump: America first, Russia second, Canada third

… The post Canada to Trump: America first, Russia second, Canada third appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Follow Kady O'Malley's Manning Manifests

The annual gathering of Canada's political right is taking place, and Kady O'Malley's dispatches are your way into the action The post Follow Kady O'Malley's Manning Manifests appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

The Canada150 Quiz Countdown trivia test: Day 24!

In which province are the Christmas Mountains? If you know, you could win today's daily Canada150 Quiz prize! The post The Canada150 Quiz Countdown trivia test: Day 24! appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Irish eyes are still smiling: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who's up in the nation's capital? A young Tory and a blast from the past. Who's down? A probably overburdened Stephane Dion. The post Irish eyes are still smiling: Ottawa Power Rankings appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Q&A: Preston Manning on Canadian populism in the age of Trump

At his major convention of Canada's right, Preston Manning says today's populism should be harnessed, not denounced The post Q&A: Preston Manning on Canadian populism in the age of Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

A Trump North revolution? Not so much

Despite a 'Down With The Elites?' panel, a keynote, and stray hats, Kady O'Malley can't see much proof of Trumpism at Canada's right-wing convention The post A Trump North revolution? Not so much appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

In time for Canada 150, a fight over 'where it all began'

P.E.I. is the birthplace of Confederation, right? Not so fast, argues New Brunswick, touching off an interprovincial squabble for the ages The post In time for Canada 150, a fight over 'where it all began' appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Hey, smart guy! Think you can beat the Maclean's Genius at trivia?

Freshly signed Toronto Argonaut Peter Dyakowski is back to put your trivia skills to the test. Can you beat his 77 per cent? The post Hey, smart guy! Think you can beat the Maclean's Genius at trivia? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Canada to Trump: America first, Russia second, Canada third

We're too polite to suggest taking Russia's spot, so we'd like to be your second-best friend. America First, Russia Second, Canada Third eh? The post Canada to Trump: America first, Russia second, Canada third appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

At the Manning Conference, an alarming view of Islam

A panel on 'Islamist Extremism' in Canada offered up some spurious claims, but found an audience at the Conservative event The post At the Manning Conference, an alarming view of Islam appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle spotted 'smiling' and 'glowing' in Toronto

Markle began dating the 32-year-old Royal in 2016.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ontario Liberals eye electricity market overhaul to lower rates

As the provincial government faces backlash over soaring power rates, Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault says the province is looking at changing electricity bidding process

- The Globe and Mail - CA

From Trump's America to Manitoba: Follow asylum seekers on a cold journey north

Justin Giovannetti followed 22 asylum seekers who crossed the American border into Canada near the town of Emerson, Man. They are part of a growing tide who, fearful of increased security in the U.S. under the Donald Trump administration, are risking their lives to go north​

- The Globe and Mail - CA

The trouble behind Canada's failed First Nations water plants

A Globe and Mail study reveals the stories behind three of Canada's most troubled on-reserve water treatment plants

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Quebec broadens probe into Montreal police force corruption allegations

Due to the rising number of allegations, municipal forces from Quebec City, Longueuil and Gatineau will be helping provincial police, Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux says

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Manitoba defence lawyers criticize proposal to eliminate preliminary inquiries

The province's three chief justices and its Attorney-General have asked Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to change the Criminal Code in response to a Supreme Court ruling that set time limits for completing trials

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Big-city mayors and Ottawa pledge united fight against opioid crisis

Cabinet ministers pledge and top city officials are working together in a bid to curb fatal overdoses as more powerful drugs such as carfentanil hit the streets

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Fentanyl: For some a lifesaver, for others a killer

Fentanyl is at the centre of an opioid overdose crisis spreading across Canada and while hundreds have lost their lives to the powerful painkiller, some Canadians say they need the medication to survive.

- Global News - CA

Foremost, Alta. reaches 'milestone' in Canadian aviation history

The first flight at the range is the result of over eight years of careful planning and coordinating between the Village of Foremost, Transport Canada and NAV Canada.

- Global News - CA

City seeks solution for Edmonton's stinky sewers

A smelly subject came up at the City of Edmonton Utility Committee hearing Friday as councillors and city administrators discussed how to address the thousands of complaints of foul odours eminating from Edmonton's drainage system.

- Global News - CA

Conservative leadership candidates spar over policy issues in Ottawa debate

Unlike official leadership debates, this event gave candidates the chance to woo the party's thinkers and influencers from across the country in the hopes they'll fan out to spread their message.

- Global News - CA

Toronto rugby team makes history by joining U.K. league

The Toronto Wolfpack make their competitive debut in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Saturday.

- Global News - CA

Garth Brooks honoured in Edmonton with banner at Rogers Place

Garth Brooks will forever be remembered for his nine sold-out concerts in Edmonton after a banner in his honour was raised to the rafters at Rogers Place Friday night.

- Global News - CA

Toronto's housing market may need a Vancouver-style cooling: RBC

Royal Bank CEO David McKay is joining a growing chorus of financial industry and government leaders voicing concerns with soaring house prices in Canada's largest cities

- The Globe and Mail - CA

'Blandcouver' does it again: New logo ridiculed as lame attempt to rebrand the city for lowest bid

A new logo adopted this week by Vancouver's city council has fuelled online mockery and ridicule for being bland. But some say simple is sometimes the way to go.

- National Post - CA

RBC CEO says Toronto real estate market 'not sustainable,' company posts record net income

The CEO of Canada's largest bank said in an interview with the Post that it's time to consider bringing measures that cooled Vancouver's sizzling housing market to Toronto

- Financial Post - CA

Caisse de depot CEO says he hopes Bombardier contract dispute is resolved out of court

Bombardier and Ontario's Metrolinx have repeatedly clashed over lengthy delivery delays on a contract for Toronto light rail cars

- Financial Post - CA

Five Canucks quarantined after Stecher contracts mumps

- Five members of the Vancouver Canucks squad have shown symptoms of the highly contagious virus mumps and are not expected to play...

- Townhall.com - US

In Donald Trump's world, Canada has to embrace the chaos

With the potential for unpleasant surprises always looming, Canada seems to have adapted to the uncertainty under the new U.S. President better than most countries

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Back to school: David Baird on coming out of retirement to take the helm at Canadian International School

David Baird was appointed interim head at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong in August, after a troubled couple of years in which it endured reports of infighting among staff and numerous teacher sackings. The 60-year-old veteran headmaster, who lives with his wife close to the school in Aberdeen, came out of ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Canadian pension fund manager looks at logistics investment in India | Reuters

By Allison Lampert | MONTREAL MONTREAL The real estate arm of Canada's second-largest pension fund manager is looking at India's logistics sector following the announcement this week of its first investment in the country for more than six years, President Daniel Fournier said on Friday.Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate ...

- Firstpost - IN

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