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Ministry of Labour focuses on summer students in workplace safety blitz

Ontario's Minister of Labour says young people, under the age of 25 and those starting a new job are the most at risk for...

New bill of rights for airline passengers announced

People travelling to, and from and within Canada who are denied boarding could be eligible for some payback thanks to the Canada Transportation agency's...

Bernie Sanders seeks cheap prescription drugs in Canada

American presidential hopeful and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is heading north of the border in search of cheap Canadian drugs. In this case,...

Salad bags recalled due to possible listeria contamination

A brand of salad bag kits is being recalled from the marketplace due to possible listeria contamination. Eat Smart kale salad bags with best before...

Four-year-old boy dies after drowning in backyard pool

A four-year-old boy from Quebec has died after drowning at a family gathering. Police were called to the residence just before 3 p.m. on Sunday...

Mint issues new silver coin marking the 100th anniversary of Calgary’s...

One hundred years after Calgarians chose to dedicate the greatest outdoor show on earth to Canada's returning First World War soldiers, the Royal Canadian...

OPP investigated 9 deaths, laid over 8, 800 charges Canada Day...

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says it was a deadly weekend for some families. Five of the nine deaths were on OPP patrolled roads, the other...

Former N.S. Mountie Sentenced for theft and cocaine trafficking

A former Nova Scotia Mountie has been sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison for stealing 10 kilograms of cocaine from an...

Gillette recalls Venus razors due to blades being too sharp

Gillette is recalling 87 000 Venus Simply 3 disposable razors in Canada and the U.S. The company says the razor blades were made a little...

Canadian cannabis use jumped leading up to legalization, UN report says

A United Nations world drug report says more Canadians started using cannabis each year during the lead up to legalization. The report says there was...

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Westbound LINC to be closed for ‘much needed maintenance’

The City of Hamilton says the westbound lanes of the Lincoln Alexander Parkway will be shut down Friday night as crews complete some “much...