Reality check: Scheer’s claim about refugees ‘jumping the queue’ is false

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says asylum seekers who make claims at the border are "jumping the queue." This is false, and experts say there is no queue.
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U.S. and Taliban enter into new round of peace talks
The talks will initially focus on getting a Taliban promise to reduce violence, with a permanent cease-fire being the eventual goal, said a U.S. statement.
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VPD looking for witnesses to hit and run
On Nov. 29, a vehicle struck a 51-year-old man near Kaslo and Franklin streets and drove off without stopping. The man remains in hospital with serious injuries.
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Several arrested, including 2 minors, after shots fired at Surrey home
No one was injured in the shooting or during the arrests, and no weapons have been found.
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BONOKOSKI: When Scheer-bashing becomes boring, it’s time to aim elsewhere
Perhaps it’s best to await former Harper cabinet minister John Baird’s internal review of what went wrong in the Conservatives’ election campaign to fully leak out before the stoning of Andrew Scheer continues. Baird is a feisty character, tough, straight-talking and now making mega-dollars in the corporate world, sitting on various management boards and giving […]
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Junior hockey: Rockets edge Raiders, Vees steamroll Warriors
Matt Kowalski nets hat trick in Vipers’ win over Centennials.
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FANTASY FARE: Red Wings’ Athanasiou on a dubious record-setting pace
Andreas Athanasiou of the Red Wings continues to plunge in the plus-minus department, sitting currently at an NHL-worst minus-31. The scary part is we still have two-thirds of the schedule to play, which would put him on course to break defenceman Bill Mikkelson’s minus-82 for the Capitals of 1974-75. That was Washington’s expansion year, so […]
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One pedestrian dead in apparent traffic collision on Richmond highway
No details about what happened have been released, but RCMP confirm one person died.
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Singh reiterates support for Fredericton abortion clinic fighting to stay open
Clinic 554 is struggling to remain open because New Brunswick does not cover abortions performed outside hospitals.
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Singh reiterates support for Fredericton abortion clinic fighting to stay open
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh visited a Fredericton abortion clinic today that is struggling to remain open because New Brunswick does not cover abortions performed outside hospitals.
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GOLDSTEIN: Hiking taxes by stealth unfair to public
While there’s nothing new about political leaders breaking election promises, they are increasingly adopting a strategy of what I’d call “government by surprise,” which is unfair to voters. By “government by surprise,” I mean the tactic of either breaking signature promises a politician makes during an election campaign, or saying nothing during the campaign about […]
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MARIN: Trudeau’s antics on world stage show he’s same old drama teacher
Another international summit, another opportunity for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to mock U.S. President Donald Trump. Following the election, Trudeau has been somewhat aloof, leading many to speculate the PM may have reinvented himself into a serious, humble and low-key guy. No chance. He couldn’t resist being the class clown at Wednesday’s NATO summit, right […]
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Managing maternal mental health in winter months
Chilly winter conditions can make it tough for new mothers to step out of the house. Learn how moms can fight off isolation during the tough winter months.
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Vancouver Weather: Dreary today, sunshine tomorrow
It looks like a wet day for Metro Vancouver, with periods of rain expected throughout the day. Tomorrow looks a bit brighter, with a mix of sun and cloud.
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'Quebecers will pay more': Opposition parties blast CAQ's Hydro-Québec rate bill
"The opposition parties oppose and the government takes decisions," François Legault said as he arrived for a rare Saturday sitting of the National Assembly.
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Royals quash rumours about Queen's retirement
In a rare statement, a spokesperson for Prince Charles has dismissed persistent rumours claiming Queen Elizabeth II plans to retire when she turns 95.
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ASIRT investigating overnight officer-involved shooting in Cochrane
ASIRT is investigating an overnight shooting involving a Cochrane RCMP officer.
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CROCS AND CANYONING: Exploring Costa Rica’s highlands and Pacific coast
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Osama bin Laden lurks in the murky brackish waters of the Tarcoles River near the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. And despite being the oldest crocodile in the river, the 80-year-old reptile is quite the dodgy creature. “Sometimes he disappears. That’s why they (tour operators) call him Osama bin […]
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Parents’ long fight to improve St. Clair West school park finally pays off
In an effort that’s becoming all too common in Toronto, the local community banded together to help raise a significant amount of money to improve the park.
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19-year-old dies after car crash in Vaudreuil-Dorion: SQ police
Sûreté du Québec police say the victim was a resident of Hudson, Que. who was alone in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
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Denuclearization off the negotiating table with U.S., North Korea’s UN envoy says
The ambassador, Kim Song, said in a statement the "sustained and substantial dialog" sought by the United States was a "time-saving trick" to suit its domestic political agenda.
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North Korea’s U.N. envoy says denuclearization off negotiating table with United States
Kim said that the 'sustained and substantial dialog' sought by the United States was a 'time-saving trick' to suit its domestic political agenda
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Italians celebrate their coffee and want the world to do so, too
According to the Italian Coffee Committee, a trade group, there are more than 800 coffee roasters in Italy, and more than 150,000 cafes that make espresso
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B.C. treaty commissioner expects UNDRIP bill to speed treaty talks, more deals
The commissioner said the legislation could provide the final impetus for reaching 37 treaty agreements with Indigenous nations in the final stage of talks
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Man dead after police shooting in southern Alberta
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team has been called in to investigate a police shooting that took place in the town of Cochrane.
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Toronto man, 40, accused of human trafficking in Mississauga
A 40-year-old Toronto man has been charged in a human trafficking investigation in Mississauga. Peel Regional Police say Khumane Agil was arrested Thursday and charged with several human trafficking offences as well as assault, uttering threats and robbery. The investigation began earlier this month and involved a 17-year-old girl who had allegedly been exploited in […]
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No one injured in West End house fire, says Winnipeg fire service
The occupants of a West End multi-family home are safe after their building caught fire Friday night at 6:40 p.m.
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Structure fire in Waterville, N.S. forces tenants to evacuate
'One apartment was totally destroyed and there was damage to a second apartment,' said the deputy chief of the Waterville fire department.
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Australia sees spike in respiratory illnesses as massive fires continues to burn
The mega fire north of Sydney, Australia's largest city, was created on Friday when several fires merged and was now burning across 335,000 hectares.
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'Miracle' woman survives six-hour cardiac arrest
A British woman has made a full recovery after suffering a six-hour cardiac arrest caused by severe hypothermia -- a condition that doctors say also saved her life.
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RCMP investigating discovery of human remains near Prince Albert
Saskatchewan RCMP said the remains were found on Wednesday afternoon.
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Here are some of the 71 new species discovered this year
The quest for the unknown revealed exciting new discoveries this year. California Academy of Sciences researchers discovered 71 new animal and plant species in 2019. Here are some of the discoveries.
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Advocates for First Nations children, families critical of federal welfare changes
The federal government has said the overhaul of Indigenous child welfare will reduce the number of kids in care by affirming the inherent rights of First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities.
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U.S. officials look for possible terrorism links in Florida naval base shooting
U.S. officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working Saturday to determine whether it was motivated by terrorism.
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‘Kids will fall through the cracks,’ advocates critical of child-welfare changes say
Advocates for children and First Nations say the federal government hasn’t provided sufficient funding details on the extensive child-welfare changes coming next month.
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Ron Leibman, 'Norma Rae' and 'Friends' actor, dies at 82
Ron Leibman, an acclaimed film, television and Tony-winning actor, has died, his agent Robert Attermann of Abrams Artists Agency said.
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Toronto man charged with alleged human trafficking of 17-year-old girl in Mississauga
Police say the investigation began earlier this month and involved a 17-year-old girl who had allegedly been exploited in the sex trade over a two-month period.
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