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Canada Vows Retaliatory Measures as Trump Restores Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

The Trudeau government is promising to impose retaliatory tariffs on American products after U.S. President Donald Trump announced Thursday he is restoring an import tax on raw aluminum from Canada later… Read more »

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Trump Slaps Tariffs on Canadian Raw Aluminum

Canada’s aluminum industry is calling for “reasonable” but “painful” retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports after President Donald Trump said Thursday he is restoring an import tax on… Read more »

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Canada ‘Profoundly Concerned’ Over Chinese Death Sentence for Citizen in Drug Case

Canada is “profoundly concerned” about a Canadian citizen sentenced to death on drug charges in China Thursday, a spokesman for the federal government says.

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Bell, Telus Customers Experiencing Wireless Outages in Eastern Ontario

Several telecommunications companies are investigating wireless service issues that left scores of Ontarians complaining about outages on social media Thursday afternoon. Bell spokesperson Vanessa Damha says in an… Read more »

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Saudi Crown Prince Sent Hit Squad to Canada to Kill Former Spy, Lawsuit Claims

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia sent a hit squad to Canada in an effort to hunt down and kill a former top intelligence official who knows… Read more »

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Comedian Norm MacDonald Launches Video-Only Dating App Loko in Canada

A video−only dating app co−developed by Canadian comedian Norm Macdonald has launched in Canada. Called LOKO, the app features video profiles of its users instead of photos,… Read more »

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Ford Stands Firm Amid Growing Calls to Revise Ontario’s Back-To-School Plan

Politicians and teachers called on the Ontario government to revisit its back−to−school plan on Wednesday as the premier continued to assert the strategy to reopen classrooms does… Read more »

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Feds Earmark $3.3B for Provinces, Territories for COVID-19 Infrastructure

The federal government is moving ahead with plans to help provinces and territories shore up their defences against COVID−19 by freeing up billions of dollars to make… Read more »

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Health Canada Recalling More Than 50 Hand Sanitizers in Evolving List

Health Canada is recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers that contain ingredients “not acceptable for use” that may pose health risks. The organization says hand sanitizers with “unacceptable types” of… Read more »

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Canada Signs Deals With Pfizer, Moderna to Get Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

Canada now has deals in place with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and U.S.−based biotech firm Moderna to secure millions of doses of their experimental COVID−19 vaccines, in case either… Read more »

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Canadian Company Asks For Federal Help to Conduct Human Trials After COVID-19 Vaccine Results in Mice

A Canadian company is telling the government today that its trials of a potential COVID−19 vaccine on animals completely blocked the virus, but it must conduct human… Read more »

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Poll: Nearly Half of Canadians Support an Election Being Called If Justin Trudeau Violated the Conflict of Interest Act Again Over WE

Nearly half of Canadians would support an election being called if the federal watchdog finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act again over the WE charity affair, a new poll suggests.

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KFC to Introduce Plant-Based Fried Chicken Sandwiches Across Canada

KFC is bringing plant-based KFC sandwiches to Canada. Plant-Based fried chicken sandwiches will be available across Canada starting August 10th. Plant-Based KFC is made in Canada by… Read more »

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Mystery Seeds Showing up in Canadian Mailboxes Could Signal Identity Fraud

The packages of mysterious seeds that have been making unsolicited appearances in mailboxes across North America are drawing attention to an online review scam known as “brushing” that has… Read more »

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TikTok Sale Puts Canada Between Trump and China, Again, Experts Say

The potential sale of social−media platform TikTok to Microsoft is leaving Canada with a sense of deja vu. Experts say the country is once again being pressured to take sides… Read more »

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Honda Canada Recalls 53,770 Odyssey, Passport and Pilot Vehicles

Honda Canada is recalling 53,770 vehicles for repair. The recall in Canada covers 2018 to 2020 Honda Odysseys, 2019 to 2020 Honda Passports and 2019 to 2021… Read more »

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New Obesity Guidelines Focus on Root Causes, Bias Against Overweight Patients

New guidelines for treating obesity stress the need to focus on root causes rather than weight loss alone. That means working with patients to understand the “context and… Read more »

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Surface of Mars Shows Scars of Glaciers Just Like Canada’s High Arctic: Study

The deep valleys scarred into the surface of Mars under thick sheets of ice show that the planet once mirrored the Canadian High Arctic, says a new… Read more »

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Trying to Avoid Mass Transit? Here’s How to Buy a Bike Without Breaking the Bank

Like many Canadians, Lindsay Bliek and her children have spent a lot of time cycling recreationally under lockdown. In fact, the Calgary−based cycling blogger recently started plotting new routes… Read more »

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Air Passenger Advocacy Group Asks Top Court to Hear Ticket Refund Case

An advocacy group is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear a case on passenger refunds as frustration over flights cancelled due to the COVID−19 pandemic… Read more »

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Windsor-Essex to Stay in Stage 2 Given COVID Infections of Farmworkers

The Ontario government says Windsor−Essex will remain in Stage 2 of the province’s COVID−19 reopening strategy for the time being. While the rest of the province has… Read more »

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COVID-19 Conspiracies Creating a ‘Public Health Crisis’ in Canada, Experts Say

Researchers say conspiracy theories around COVID-19 are spreading at an alarming rate across the country — and they warn that misinformation shared online may lead to devastating consequences and push Canadians to shun important safety measures.

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NHL Hit With Criticism Over English-Only Version of “O Canada” on Saturday

The National Hockey League says it presented an English−only version of the Canadian national anthem on Saturday night because the Montreal Canadiens were considered the road team in… Read more »

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Leave Your Deets When Dining: Restaurants Taking Personal Info to Trace COVID-19

As COVID−19 restrictions ease and restaurants start to welcome customers back, one thing Canadians may soon have to get used to is providing their personal information before… Read more »