Canada & World

‘They come here to contribute’: Syrian chocolatier to hire, mentor refugee

Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish, N.S., has committed to hiring 50 refugees by 2022

Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

Liberals have had three veterans-affairs ministers — Kent Hehr, Seamus O’Regan and Wilson-Raybould

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Homeless poet sheds insight about street population
Vernon hockey tournament creates cross-border friendships
Earth Strike protested in Vernon
Man in custody after fatal suspected shooting in Vernon

Canadian rinks look to defend world junior curling titles at home

Canada is looking to defend gold in both the women’s and men’s divisions

New federal advisory says Canadians should avoid all travel to Haiti

Global Affairs says it upgraded its advisory for Haiti due to ongoing civil unrest throughout the country

Father of girl who died after Amber Alert issued arrested: Ontario police

he 41-year-old man was arrested west of Toronto by provincial police

Students sue to open Yale fraternities to women

Students also say women are being shut out of social, economic benefits offered by all-male fraternities

Wilson-Raybould’s cabinet move due to departure from team: Trudeau

Jody Wilson-Raybould suddenly quit the cabinet this week, but Trudeau isn’t saying

Trump officially declares national emergency to build border wall

President plans to siphon billions from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts

Teacher who recorded students with pen camera is guilty of voyeurism: high court

Ryan Jarvis was charged with voyeurism after discovery of more than two dozen videos on his pen

Feds announce $20 million to reduce diesel use in remote Indigenous communities

This initiative builds on over $700 million already committed to help remote regions

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 1.3% in December

The drop for the final month of 2018 was the third consecutive month to see a decline

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

In the end, Opportunity outlived its twin by eight years

Year after Parkland school shooting massacre, 17 victims remembered

14 students and three staff were killed

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Texas woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’

Tiger was nicknamed ‘Tyson’ after ‘The Hangover’ movie

Swastikas removed from pictures of French Holocaust survivor

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced an “intolerable increase” of anti-Semitic incident

Canadian study links teenage pot use to increased risk of suicidal behaviour

Scientists at McGill University found a higher rate of diagnosed depression in young cannabis users