What Elizabeth May had to do at the debate was less than she did

Anne Kingston: After faux-shaking Justin Trudeau's hand, May needed to establish that a Green vote was a credible alternative

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REAL SCOOP: Gang rivals involved in Yaletown brawl
Vancouver Police are investigating an early morning stabbing in Yaletown that sent four men to hospital, leaving one of them in serious condition. VPD officers were called just before 2:30 a.m. about a large group of men fighting near Hamilton and Helmcken streets. “Four men were suffering from stab wounds and sent to hospital where one […]
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MCCARTHY: Americans heavy favourites at Prez Cup, but…
The Presidents Cup has a reputation as a one-sided affair stuck in the shadow of the Ryder Cup. On paper, this year looks to be more of the same. The American team is a heavy favourite to beat the Internationals for the 11th time in 13 tries. But with a rejuvenated Tiger Woods in Australia […]
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Eurico Rosa da Silva enjoys retirement ceremony at Woodbine
When it’s time to retire, many jockeys exit quietly. There was no way that was going to be the case for Eurico Rosa da Silva. While he still has four days left in a career that will end on Sunday, the popular jockey was given a nice sendoff at Woodbine on Saturday which featured a […]
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Embiid’s struggles with Gasol not easily explained
PHILADELPHIA — Marc Gasol refused to buy into the narrative that his mere presence somehow locks Joel Embiid up to the point that he can’t score when the subject came up at Saturday’s practice before the team left for Philly. But whether he’s in his head or not, Gasol has been a rather immovable object […]
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This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Dec. 8, 2019
This week on Focus Montreal, Global takes a look at the English Montreal School Board under trusteeship and how anglophone Quebecers make up only one per cent of the province's public sector workers.
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California church transforms Christmas nativity: Mary, Joseph, Jesus separated in cages
The nativity scene is a nod to U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents who seek asylum in America.
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Photographers worry about Saskatoon Freeway’s impact on Northeast Swale, wildlife
Part of the Swale they like to visit is directly in the freeway's proposed route.
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SkyTrain workers plan to shut the system down for 3 days. Here’s what you need to know
Here's a rundown of what's available for getting around during the strike, and where negotiations stand.
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Man dead following trailer fire in Clyde, Alta.
A man has died after a fire at a residential trailer in Clyde, Alta., on Sunday morning, according to RCMP.
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Merge Ontario’s Catholic and public school systems: Poll
While the public isn’t united in picking a side on who to blame for the current labour unrest in Ontario’s school system — backing neither the province nor the unions —they are united in calling for an end to separate school boards. A DART & Maru/Blue Voice Canada Poll conducted for the Toronto Sun finds […]
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A young superfan from Kingston meets his NFL namesake
It is a friendship and a bond formed between two namesakes. One, a young boy from Kingston -- the other, a 26-year-old NFL linebacker in Oakland, Calif.
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Gregor Chisholm: The time has come for the Blue Jays to make some noise, with baseball’s winter meetings beginning
GM Ross Atkins says he has been close — and is close — but the search for starting pitching continues.
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Viktoria Rebensburg wins season-opening World Cup super-G race
The German skied the cleanest lines on a Lake Louise, Alta., course that confounded several of her competitors.
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Passenger stung by scorpion on United Airlines flight
A spokesperson for the airline said in a statement that the incident occurred on a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta.
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After mayor chosen by draw, Peachland looks to change election rules
The district is looking at requiring a runoff election to be held if the candidates for mayor are tied.
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Canada’s Ivanie Blondin savours double gold — and a track record — in World Cup speedskating.
Ottawa native Ivanie Blondin won the women’s 1,500 metres in a track-record time during a long-track speedskating World Cup event in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, while also helping Canada win women’s team pursuit for the first time since 2012.
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Conservatives urge Morneau to deliver 'urgent' fall economic update
The Conservatives are calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to deliver an 'urgent' fall economic update, including a plan to get back to balance.
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Year on, Canada’s hostages still languishing in Chinese prison
No news is good news. Or should that be no news is the only way to go? When it comes to Canadians being held prisoner in a foreign land short on due process, it seems to be what the federal government prefers. Hence why it is difficult to gain insights from the families of businessman […]
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New Calgary cycle track extension connects with Bow River Pathway
People who use bikes to get around Calgary are applauding the city's plans to connect the Bow River Pathway system to the 12 Avenue cycle track.
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London Knights blow past Storm to re-claim first place in the West
The London Knights played the Guelph Storm on Sunday for the first time since their seven-game playoff series last spring.
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Mark Scheifele leads Jets past Ducks 3-2
Mark Scheifele scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets won their third straight home game with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.
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WARREN: Canada has a vaping crisis and we need action
Last week, Nova Scotia became the first province in Canada to adopt a ban on flavoured vaping products, effective April 1, 2020. They will still allow the sale of vaping products that are either tobacco flavoured or without flavour. The week before, Ontario municipalities Brampton and Mississauga announced a ban on vaping in outdoor public […]
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ELDER: Michael Bloomberg — tax the poor for their own good
Let’s examine some of the many reasons why billionaire Michael Bloomberg is wasting his money on his bid to win the Democratic nomination for president. First, none of the Democratic candidates can win the nomination without the black vote. That means the former New York City mayor needs to pry black voters from former U.S. […]
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At least 43 people killed in a fire that swept through a Delhi factory
Laborers working at the factory were sleeping when the fire began and firefighters were able to rescue almost 50 people
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As water runs low, can life in Australia’s outback go on?
The most arid inhabited continent, Australia is unique among developed nations in its vulnerability to the effects of climate change, scientists say.
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Montreal Mama Clauses prepare for the holidays
Les Mères Noël are five eager and generous women from Verdun dedicated to delivering Christmas gifts to Montreal children in need.
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Raptors keep showing a willingness to adapt to whatever challenges are put to them
Centre Marc Gasol says teamwork — and putting the team before self — has become the Raptors’ identity.
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LSU-Oklahoma, Ohio State-Clemson in College Football Playoff semifinals
LSU, which used a convincing victory against Georgia in Atlanta on Saturday to move up to No. 1, will face No. 4 Oklahoma in a College Football Playoff semifinal in the same stadium Dec. 28, while fellow unbeatens Ohio State and Clemson meet in the other semifinal.
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Quebec health-care workers say workplace injuries have increased dramatically, demand government action
Health-care unions say workplace injuries have increased dramatically.
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U.S. reporter groped on live television says she was ‘violated, objectified’
TV reporter Alexandrea Bozarjian was covering the annual Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run in Georgia when she was smacked from behind by a male participant who ran past her on Saturday.
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Canadiens call up forward Riley Barber from Laval Rocket
Switches places with Charles Hudon, who had only one assist in nine games with Canadiens after getting called up from AHL.
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Brain injury from domestic abuse a ‘public health crisis,’ says B.C. researcher
The silence and stigma shrouding domestic violence mean those who suffer brain injuries are falling through the cracks, researchers argue.
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Edmontonian hopes interaction on Ryan Reynolds’ viral Peloton video will raise deaf accessibility awareness
An Edmonton woman who had her online interaction with Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds go viral said she hopes the end result is more awareness of issues the deaf community faces with accessibility. 
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‘Star Trek’, ‘Benson’ actor Rene Auberjonois dead at 79
Auberjonois worked constantly as a character actor in several golden ages, from the dynamic theatre of the 1960s to the cinema renaissance of the 1970s to the prime period of network television in the 1980s and '90s -- and each generation knew him for something different.
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‘It’s hard to deal with’: Vancouver actor from Peloton ad reacts to fame, death threats
Sean Hunter is only on screen for five seconds, but his role as the husband in the viral ad has led to direct attacks through social media.
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Monday NBA game preview: Toronto Raptors at Chicago Bulls
The Bulls were 11th in the East heading into Sunday’s games.
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BLIZZARD: Prince Andrew has scandal company at Buckingham Palace
Two TV interviews. One by Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth. Another by an ordinary American woman, Virginia Roberts, who claims she was trafficked as a sex slave by Jeffrey Epstein and his partner Ghislaine Maxwell to have sex with the royal. It’s a toxic brew that has the monarchy reeling and the rest […]
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Alberta’s Freedom Conservative Party eyes merger with right-leaning independence parties
The Freedom Conservative Party has announced it is seeking to unify right-leaning independence parties in the province with the goal of making separation a credible consequence as Alberta negotiates a "fair deal" with Ottawa.
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MCCARTHY: Hadwin heads to Presidents Cup with high hopes
SOMEWHERE OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN — Adam Hadwin knows that years from now, when he’s looking back on his career, the Presidents Cup will be an enduring memory. But it’s a memory he’s hoping to change this week in Australia. The 32-year-old Canadian is representing the International team for the second time after being selected […]
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First-ever fall floodway use successful after unprecedented snowstorm, says Manitoba Government
The province says the activation of the floodway between October and November was a success in preventing basements from flooding and sewers from backing up in Winnipeg during nearly unprecedented fall precipitation.
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers launch Football Academy
Andrew Harris of the Bombers and former Bison DJ Lalama will head up a new football academy
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Toronto rally calls on feds to address human rights violations in China
Ahead of International Human Rights Day, hundreds gathered on the steps of Old City Hall to urge the federal government to address whats considered as the systematic suppression of human rights in China and beyond.
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