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 2020-02-17 12:39 

National Post

Iran ready to help Lebanon Lebanese president's office citing Larijani...

BEIRUT — Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani said his country stood ready to help Lebanon's crisis-hit economy, the Lebanese president's office said after the two met on Monday. "We wish the new government success and we are ready...

 2020-02-17 12:37 

Global News

Family First: MacKinnon Brothers keeping brew business and farm in the family...
 2020-02-17 12:33 

Global News

14 Americans evacuated from Japan cruise ship test positive for coronavirus...
 2020-02-17 12:33 

The Globe and Mail

After mill closure, anxiety mounts in Nova Scotia rural communities dependent on forestry...

Mothballing of the Northern Pulp factory has sent economic ripples through related businesses...

 2020-02-17 12:31 

National Post

Thai army to transfer control of land after mass shooting...

BANGKOK — Thailand's army agreed on Monday to transfer management control of 160,000 hectares of commercial land to the finance ministry in a drive to reform its business practices after a soldier went on a shooting spree over a property deal go...

 2020-02-17 12:29 

CTV News

Portugal leaders rally around Porto player over racist slurs...

The president and the prime minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry Monday over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants....

 2020-02-17 12:29 

Global News

Family First: Nonnas teach the art of Italian cooking...
 2020-02-17 12:25 

National Post

UN envoy condemns use of hunting rifles against Iraqi protesters...

The top United Nations envoy to Iraq condemned on Monday the use of hunting rifles firing birdshot against peaceful protesters in Baghdad and urged the government to ensure they are not harmed. Iraq faces an extraordinary domestic crisis as nearly 500 peo...

 2020-02-17 12:20 

Global News

Family First: A new Canadian family's journey to Kingston...
 2020-02-17 12:15 

CBC

[ Prince Edward Island ]

Demonstrators backing Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs spend the night at Confederation Bridge...

At least four people spent the night at Confederation Bridge to show their support for the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, who oppose the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline on their territory in northern B.C....

 2020-02-17 12:02 

The Globe and Mail

Publisher Bob Dees on selling books in foreign markets...

Selling the rights to publish books in other countries is one of the great subterranean aspects of the Canadian publishing business...

 2020-02-17 12:01 

National Post

After mill closure, anxiety mounts in N.S. rural communities dependent on forestry...

ADVOCATE HARBOUR, N.S. — In a garage filled with a massive — and idle — road grader, Scott MacGillivary's anxiety grows as he wonders what's to become of his family following the closure of a Nova Scotia pulp mill that paid his b...

 2020-02-17 12:00 

Global News

She spent 4 years in a men's prison — how Canada often ignores complexities in trans violence...
 2020-02-17 12:00 

Toronto Sun

Hockey, and beer, brought Dave Andrews and his late father together...

When the time came for Dave Andrews to meet his father — or, as he puts it, to face his demons — hockey smoothed the rough edges.Andrews, who is retiring after 26 years as the president......

 2020-02-17 12:00 

Toronto Sun

Dave Andrews retiring but not walking away from the game of hockey...

SPRINGFIELD, MA. — Play, study, coach, manage, teach, build, innovate and administrate; it is the essence of Dave Andrews' life in, about and for hockey.He is in the home stretch of his......

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Big boys don't cry? Time to ditch outdated notions around masculinity, emotions and affection...

In a world that has become increasingly stressful to navigate, our sons deserve no less emotional support and licence to be affectionate than our daughters, says Jo Davies....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

Why B.C. should introduce universal contraception coverage in this year's budget...

B.C. is failing its citizens in not providing universal access to contraception and leaving young people vulnerable to unintended pregnancies. The provincial government has a chance to change this in the upcoming budget....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

Tow truck bylaw 'inconsistent' with provincial law, court rules...

The Region of Waterloo says it will review a recent decision by an Ontario court that says the bylaw that keeps tow trucks 200 meters away from an accident scene unless they've been called there is 'inconsistent9; with the Highway Traffic Act....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

'There is not opportunities for you': Immigrants want more than entry-level jobs...

Juliana Walckoff says if Premier Blaine Higgs has any hope of attracting 10,000 immigrants every year to New Brunswick, the employment barriers newcomers face must be addressed....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

[ Thunder Bay ]

Thunder Bay elementary school's Helping Hands Project Fair seeks to make the world a better place...

Students at Pope John Paul II in Thunder Bay Ont., showcased inventions on Wednesday aimed at either helping those with mental and physical challenges or solving environmental predicaments....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

CBC

[ North News ]

Yellowknife's new hospital comes in millions over budget due to property tax flub...

The CBC was told that over its 34-year lifespan, the hospital would cost roughly $750 million. That number didn't include property tax, which is estimated to add another $140 million to the hospital's total cost....

 2020-02-17 12:00 

Newsfile Corp.

Group Ten Metals Invites You to Join Us at the Red Cloud 2020 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase...

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - February 17, 2020) - Group Ten Metals (TSXV: PGE) is pleased to announce that the company will be presenting at Red Cloud's 2020 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase in Toronto. The Event will be held at Omni King Edward Hotel,...

 2020-02-17 11:53 

National Post

Egypt pursues criminal investigation into Egyptian academic studying in Italy...

CAIRO — The Egyptian public prosecutor's office is pursuing a criminal investigation into an Egyptian researcher studying in Italy on charges of spreading fake news that posed a threat to security and social stability, it said on Sunday. Patrick...

 2020-02-17 11:53 

National Post

Russians in cold sweat with mobile saunas for rent...

MOSCOW — Forget ride-hailing apps and home-delivery dinner services. A Russian company has found a new niche: saunas-on-wheels that you can rent and summon right to your doorstep. Mobitruck, which makes food trucks, has built a prototype mobile saun...

 2020-02-17 11:50 

National Post

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes under way...

BEIRUT — The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of towns in Aleppo's northwestern countryside and it would press on with its campaign to wipe out militant groups "wherever they are found." The advances were ma...

 2020-02-17 11:49 

National Post

Alibaba's DingTalk gets bad grades from China's stuck-at-home students...

SHANGHAI — Alibaba Group's communication app DingTalk has begged China's school students to stop venting anger on the software after they gave it poor grades when made to use it to attend online classes. Millions of Chinese are stuck at home...

 2020-02-17 11:47 

National Post

Britain doesn't need anything special from EU trade deal PM Johnson's spokesman...

LONDON — Britain does not need any special arrangements in its future relationship with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Monday, adding that it wants a trade agreement similar to other deals the EU has struck....

 2020-02-17 11:47 

National Post

Alibaba's DingTalk gets bad grades from China's stuck-at-home students...

SHANGHAI — Alibaba Group's communication app DingTalk has begged China's school students to stop venting anger on the software after they gave it poor grades when made to use it to attend online classes. Millions of Chinese are stuck at home...

 2020-02-17 11:41 

CTV News

Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus...

Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China....

 2020-02-17 11:39 

CTV News

Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown...

Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market....

 2020-02-17 11:34 

National Post

EU presses Austria to lift veto on Libya sea patrols...

BRUSSELS — EU plans to resume maritime patrols in the Mediterranean faced more delays on Monday as foreign ministers struggled to convince Austria to lift its objections in a blow to efforts to uphold a U.N. arms embargo on Libya. The EU's forei...

 2020-02-17 11:31 

National Post

Ivory Coast to issue domestic bonds worth $184 million...

ABIDJAN — Ivory Coast is issuing 110 billion CFA francs ($184 million) in bonds on the West African bourse to finance infrastructure projects, two lead managers of the ongoing auction told Reuters on Monday. The auction includes 80 billion CFA franc...

 2020-02-17 11:30 

Montreal Gazette

Montreal weather: Pleasant and sunny...

A mix of sun and cloud, then becoming sunny near noon....

 2020-02-17 11:30 

CBC

[ North News ]

N.W.T. judge reserves decision on validity of search warrant in drug case...

Two Alberta men facing cocaine trafficking charges in the Northwest Territories must wait until June for a pivotal decision in their case....

 2020-02-17 11:30 

CBC

[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Gone is the goose of Quidi Vidi, dead at unknown age...

Quidi Vidi Lake is now without its biggest personality — Gary the goose died over the weekend, his cause of death is unknown....

 2020-02-17 11:27 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Premier to address cancelled plan to close rural ERs...

Premier Blaine Higgs will address the cancellations of the plan to close overnight emergency rooms in six rural hospitals Monday morning....

 2020-02-17 11:26 

The Globe and Mail

Global shares edge higher on Chinese support measures...

European shares, Germany's DAX hit record highs...

 2020-02-17 11:22 

CTV News

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Monday February 17, 2020: Wet'suwet'en protests, COVID-19, Tony Fernandez...

New numbers from China are dashing hopes that the spread of COVID-19 might be stabilizing with more than 1,700 hundred deaths since the outbreak began. Here's what else you need to know to start your day....

 2020-02-17 11:11 

CBC

[ Nova Scotia ]

Serial rent dodger sentenced to 2 years in prison...

Nadav Joseph Even-Har has been sentenced to two years in prison for a series of frauds he perpetrated in the greater Halifax area, including scamming a Cole Harbour, N.S., landlord out of $12,000 in rent....

 2020-02-17 11:11 

CBC

[ Sudbury ]

Free fishing program boosts local business, shop says...

Four times a year the province waives the fees for fishing licenses $15.07 for a one-year conservation license and $26.57 for a sport fishing license....

 2020-02-17 11:06 

National Post

N.Korea imported purebred horses from Russia as Kim Jong Un took snowy ride...

MOSCOW/SEOUL — North Korea, whose leader Kim Jong Un was filmed riding through the snow on a white stallion last year, has spent tens of thousands of dollars on 12 purebred horses from Russia, according to Russian customs data. Accompanied by senior...

 2020-02-17 11:06 

National Post

No let up in Taliban attacks, fresh orders awaited over deal with U.S....

KABUL — Taliban fighters attacked Afghan government forces overnight, and militant commanders said on Monday insurgency operations would go-ahead until they receive fresh instructions based on a deal with the United States to reduce violence in the ...

 2020-02-17 11:02 

National Post

Federal Reserve Events...

***Denotes a new entry. —————————————————— FOMC MEETING DATES: 2020 March 17-18 (second day: statement released 1400 EDT/1800 GMT; news conference ...

 2020-02-17 11:00 

Toronto Sun

ASK AMY: Granny should be the coach of family's team...

Dear Amy: We are a group of grandmas who see our grandkids for hours or sometimes a few days at a time.Our question is how we should handle punishments given by the parents when our grandchildren a......

 2020-02-17 11:00 

Global News

How long can you use makeup before it expires?...
 2020-02-17 11:00 

Montreal Gazette

Brownstein: City spokesperson Sabourin finds bliss in 'winter wonderland'...

Handling media requests and citizen outrage could grind a person down. 'There's no stress here for me. I honestly love what I do, and so I remain positive all the time.'...

 2020-02-17 11:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Manitoba Hutterites to face off one last time at charity hockey game...

Tirzah Maendel said the annual event has come a long way since it first started 10 years ago — and its impact has rippled far beyond the Hutterite community....

 2020-02-17 11:00 

CTV News

How to protect your personal information online during tax season...

With rates of cybercrime on the rise and an increasing amount of scammers posing as the Canada Revenue Agency, experts are warning Canadians to pay special attention to their online data this tax season....

 2020-02-17 11:00 

CBC

[ New Brunswick ]

Exhibit for famed UFO researcher coming to Fredericton this summer...

Volunteers at the Fredericton Region Museum typically spend hours re-crafting military uniforms and wedding dresses from the 19th century, but for the next five months they'll be designing alien replicas made from chicken wire....

 2020-02-17 11:00 

CBC

[ British Columbia ]

'I had an identity issue': Basketball connects urban Indigenous player with his roots...

Helping his Nisga'a team win a basketball championship is a victory for Gene Wolf. But connecting to his home First Nation in northern B.C. is an even bigger win....

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