Elizabeth May vows to hold ‘national re-examination’ of veterans issues if elected

May is campaigning in Atlantic Canada today and made an announcement outside Charlottetown, where the federal Veterans Affairs department has its headquarters.
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WUDRICK: A minority government could be an expensive proposition
As Canadians prepare to head the ballot box on Monday, most opinion polls suggest a tight race between Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, with either party unlikely to win an outright majority. That means there is a very good chance either the Conservatives or the Liberals will have to govern with a minority […]
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MANDEL: Judge throws book at Toronto pharmacist dispensing harm
Convicted fentanyl-peddling pharmacist Shereen El-Azrak was hoping the Newmarket judge would take pity on her being a single mom with a rare disease and give her a suspended sentence. She must have been high. Ontario Superior Court Justice Chris de Sa had little sympathy for a health professional who worked with Toronto family doctor George […]
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Moe, longtime resident at Calgary animal shelter, put down due to health issues
One of the Calgary Humane Society's longest-term residents, Moe the dog, has been put down due to health issues.
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Premier Kenney helps turn the taps on new natural gas pipeline
On Friday, two major companies, with support from the province, launched a new natural gas pipeline.
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Quebec invests millions for high-speed internet in the regions
Promised repeatedly for years by politicians of all levels and allegiances, the deployment of high speed internet in the regions of Quebec could be completed by 2021, if the projections of Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy and Innovation, come true.
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Remai Modern turning 2 years old
The Remai Modern art gallery is thriving ahead of turning two early next week.
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Surge in Bloc Quebecois popularity ‘a little bit surprising,’ says Maxime Bernier
"The rise of the Bloc Quebec is a little bit surprising,'' the People's Party leader said. "But if we look at our electoral platform, and I compare it to the Bloc Quebecois', I can say that nationalist Quebecers have a place in our party."
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‘We’re drowning’: Construction woes continue for Victoria Ave. businesses
Owners of Fresh and Sweet say business is feeling the effects of a long, drawn out construction season along Victoria Avenue.
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LRT train evacuated due to smoke in car; 1 track down at University Station
A five-car LRT train was evacuated during evening rush hour Friday due to smoke in one of the cars.
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Man critically injured after 3-alarm fire at North York apartment building
Emergency crews were called to an apartment on York Mills Road just before 6 p.m. on Friday.
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Last stand in Alberta: Liberal candidates must convince voters they aren’t the enemy of pipelines
Conventional wisdom is that the Liberals are finished in Alberta, that the three seats they held when the writ dropped will swing Conservative
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Nordic Spa proposed for Fort Edmonton Park a no-go
Plans to build a Nordic spa at Fort Edmonton Park have evaporated but the developer said it hopes to find a new spot for the project.
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LEVY: Dupont station another closed tendering boondoggle
For four years I’ve jogged around the Dupont subway station construction mess on a variety of training runs, wondering what the heck was taking so long to fix what needed to be fixed. In that time I’ve completed five half-marathons and the $10.1 million elevator project is nowhere near done. I’ve run by it many […]
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Party leaders have forgotten issue of homelessness: Quebec homeless advocates
The march, held simultaneously in 34 cities across Quebec, called on federal leaders to acknowledge homelessness is a major issue coast to coast.
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Meet the candidates in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding
It is a riding with a long Conservative history, and Conservative incumbent Dan Albas hopes to keep it that way. The riding of Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola is a large one that includes the communities of West Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland, Keremeos, Princeton, Merritt plus parts of downtown Kelowna and areas of the Mission. First elected as a...
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Alberta Ballet takes terrifying turn with Frankenstein
Alberta Ballet is putting a modern twist on Mary Shelley’s 200-year-old tale, Frankenstein. “The Frankenstein family’s very rich. They live in West Palm Beach,” explained Jean Grand-Maitre, Alberta Ballet Artistic Director. Grand-Maitre explained the ballet takes place in modern times, with iconic characters attending school and even getting married. “Victor Frankenstein goes to Harvard Medical...
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EDITORIAL: Affordability remains on top
As Canadians reflect on who to vote for this Monday on election day, there is the risk many of them will be sidetracked by the distractions that arose throughout the course of the campaign. Gotcha moments exposing candidates. Fear-mongering about scary hidden agendas. Or just discussion about issues that don’t really matter to the regular […]
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Viral photo captures power dynamic between Trump and Pelosi
U.S. president’s attempt to characterize the house speaker as ‘unhinged’ backfired as many saw the image as another instance of Pelosi one-upping Trump.
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Family surprises patients at Saskatoon Cancer Centre with free parking
Terry Zulak lost his battle with cancer last year, but his family is paying it forward in his memory by paying for cancer patients' parking.
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Maple Leafs will have to count on depth to succeed without John Tavares
Captain’s broken finger forces Babcock to juggle his forward units.
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Four scientists explain how they’re voting and why they decided to speak out
They feel compelled by the urgency of their work, as they witness the rapid deterioration of the environment and the looming threats posed by climate change.
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Hillary Clinton email investigation finds 38 people violated rules
The investigation determined that those 38 people were “culpable” in 91 cases of sending classified information that ended up in Clinton’s personal email, according to a letter sent to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley this week.
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B.C. universities move to ban cash payments for tuition
RCMP officer Peter German said he received reports of students paying cash for tuition and then withdrawing to receive a refund by cheque.
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There’s little Canada can do to stop the flow of ‘false’ viral stories from Buffalo website
The Buffalo Chronicle’s reporting of apparently uncorroborated rumours about Trudeau has exposed Canada’s inability to combat online misinformation and foreign interference.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau makes 2nd Barrie campaign stop days before the federal election
It was the second time Trudeau visited Barrie during his campaign – the Liberal leader also made an appearance at the Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery at the end of September.
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Richmond seafood wholesaler admits to illegally importing fish into U.S.
Seven Seas Fish Company admitted in court to importing more than four tons of potentially adulterated fish into the U.S.
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Raps’ pre-season game has a little more on the line
BROOKLYN — It’s game four of a shortened pre-season for the defending champs and jobs are up for grabs. Nick Nurse is on record saying that there are two spots open and unless he’s made up his mind over the past 48 hours about those two spots, an otherwise meaningless game against the surging Nets […]
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After criticism, pot packaging tries to go greener
Criticism has been levelled against cannabis producers for using excessive packaging. Now retailers say things are changing.
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TOWHEY: Affordability is the ballot box question
The ballot box question in this federal election boils down to this: Which government can I afford? There’s been a lot of talk, a lot of promises, and more than enough scandal. But, before you cast your ballot Monday, you need to assess what your vote is going to cost you. Canadians want to earn […]
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Taxpayers subsidize rent, tenants buy $500G property: T.O.’s Auditor General
A couple was able to get taxpayer-funded subsidies for two social housing units while also purchasing a property outside Toronto for more than $500,000, an audit has uncovered. Despite a 2012 complaint to the housing provider that the two units were being subletted, that possibility is only now being investigated. City of Toronto Auditor General […]
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Vaughn Palmer: Various federal players could learn a thing or two from Horgan
Opinion: Horgan remains relatively popular after 27-months-and-counting.
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Lethbridge MP candidates weigh in on final election campaign week
As the federal election campaign reaches its final days, Lethbridge candidates are hoping to make an impression before voters hit the polls on Monday.
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Boeing test pilot expressed concern about 737 MAX flight system, messages show
The development comes as Boeing is trying to convince the Federal Aviation Administration that a flight system linked to two 737 MAX crashes is safe.
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Suspect wanted in sexual assault, robbery in Mississauga
Peel Regional Police say a woman was robbed and sexually assaulted at a hotel in Mississauga.
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Vancouver police investigate homicide of 60-year-old woman
The woman was found dead inside her apartment in the Strathcona neighbourhood after maintenance worker in the building discovered the body, police say.
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The Rams have become betting lambs
The sharp bettors appear to have bailed on the Rams, who were a money machine much of last season until getting humbled in the Super Bowl by the Patriots. It certainly seems to be the case, anyway. The inconsistent Rams opened as three-point road favourites to a Falcons team that hasn’t exactly inspired fear in […]
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Influenza vaccine effective for cancer patients, London study finds
The study utilized data collected from 26,000 cancer patients across Ontario, compiled over a six-year period.
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FATFELLAS: Mobster went on crash diet to escape jail
Gargantuan gangster Christopher Londonio just wanted to breathe free. The Luchese crime family mobster’s wild scheme to escape the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn is like something out of the Shawshank Redemption. According to a newly unsealed FBI report, the fatfella enlisted his mom, his dad, his ex-wife, a bookie and a priest in his […]
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Cullen to rule next week on standing of participants in money-laundering inquiry
B.C. NDP established in May 'full scope' inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia, including real estate, gambling and financial institutions
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Alberta transportation minister adds probation period for drivers after meeting with Humboldt families
After speaking with Humboldt Broncos families, Ric McIver said Alberta would add a two-year probation period for drivers who got their Class 1 or 2 driver's licence before MELT was announced.
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Christie Blatchford: I have freed myself from the vitriol and BS. I have voted
I was suddenly immune to the late-in-the-game attack ads, the rote answers and widespread failure of the major leaders to actually answer questions
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Donation helps support visually impaired students in Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Alternate Format Materials Library received a $12,000 grant to buy more braille books.
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Therapist accused client of rape but charged $200 per sex session
Psychotherapist Johanna Lee Lamm got inside her patient’s head — and allegedly his pants. According to police, the blond Minnesota therapist claimed she had been raped by one of her clients. Now, investigators say Lamm, 43, has been arrested for third-degree sexual conduct after learning she was allegedly having sex with the client and charging […]
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