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Statement from prime minister says Tootoo will take time to seek treatment for addiction

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo has resigned from his position as minister of fisheries, oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, according to a statement from the Prime Minister's Office.
Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo resigns, seeks treatment for 'addiction issues'
Hunter Tootoo resigns from cabinet, leaves Liberal caucus
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Fort McMurray wildfire: City access begins June 1; residents asked to respect phased re-entry

Globalnews.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
While residents are urged to follow the phased re-entry plan, access to all of Fort McMurray begins Wednesday, officials said. Zone 1 - Lower Townsite, Anzac, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Gregoire Lake Estates - is scheduled for re-entry beginning ...
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MPs send assisted dying bill to Senate as C-14 deadline looms

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Members of Parliament voted 186 to 137 on Tuesday to send the government's medically assisted dying bill to the Senate in hopes of passing the bill before the Supreme Court of Canada's June 6 deadline.

Tragically Hip fans hit pre-sale troubles, complain of hiked prices on StubHub

Cape Breton Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Tickets for the Tragically Hip's summer tour are already causing tension _ and they haven't even gone on sale to the public yet.
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Airstrikes kill 23 in Syria, Russia denies involvement

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎10 hours ago‎
BEIRUT - A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes, opposition activists said Tuesday.
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Officials claim Pulgaon ammunition depot was a 'model' of safety standards

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
As investigators probe the likely cause of the massive explosion at a shed housing the Army's firepower stockpile, officials claim that the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) at Pulgaon, near Nagpur, was a model facility that had cleared safety audits.
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Western Sahara: Polisario Front leader Abdelaziz dies

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The leader of the Western Sahara independence movement has died after a long illness. Mohamed Abdelaziz, 68, was secretary-general of the Polisario Front, which fights for an end to Moroccan rule in Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony annexed by ...
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The electoral reform fight has only just begun: Aaron Wherry

CBC.ca - ‎44 minutes ago‎
​The Conservatives were already fairly certain the Liberal government is preparing to rig the electoral system, but now they are absolutely certain.
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Toronto heir accused of grisly Los Angeles murder could face death penalty

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES and TORONTO - A Canadian accused of torturing, disfiguring and ultimately killing his girlfriend in their West Hollywood apartment last week could be put to death by the state of California if convicted because of the gruesome nature of ...
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Both same-sex parents' names will go on Ontario birth certificates

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ontario's Liberals, picking up on an NDP private members' bill, will modernize a registration system that forced same-sex moms or dads to adopt their own children.
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Peel Regional Police Twitter account hacked

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
Police in Peel Region say the force's Twitter account was hacked Monday night and it remained down early Tuesday afternoon. Insp.
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Fracking not 'a game changer' for NL, says independent report

CBC.ca - ‎14 hours ago‎
An independent panel appointed by the provincial government in 2014 to review the possible impact of hydraulic fracturing in western Newfoundland has released a final report that stops short of saying whether such an industry should go ahead.
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Oil dips but notches fourth straight monthly gain

bnn.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Oil prices dipped on Tuesday as a stronger dollar and slide in equity prices sparked profit-taking, but crude futures posted a fourth straight monthly gain as investors bet that the global glut was slowly easing.
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CMHC's exposure to housing market inches down to $520 billion

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Canada's national housing agency says it managed to ratchet down its exposure to the country's mortgage market in the first quarter of the year.
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Competition Bureau won't oppose either Molson Coors, AB InBev beer mergers

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
The agency said the multibillion dollar deals would not lessen or prevent competition in Canada. One global deal will see Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch acquiring Foster's Lager and Castle brands in Canada, while Molson Coors is set to nearly double its ...

Cycling on the rise across Quebec

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cycling is growing in popularity across the province, with about half of all Quebecers taking to the roads on their bikes in 2015.
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Lenovo ZUK Z1: Mid-range value proposition

Economic Times - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Don't worry if you're hearing about this brand for the first time. ZUK is actually a subsidiary of Lenovo and they develop smartphones independently.
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An Actual-Reality Guide to Virtual-Reality Headsets

New York Magazine - ‎6 hours ago‎
Reality hasn't been making a great case for itself lately. Fortunately, virtual reality has gotten good enough to provide a decent escape hatch.
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Kristen Bell reveals struggle with depression

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Actress Kristen Bell was plagued by a sense of worthlessness during the height of her battle with depression. The 35-year-old Frozen star was in her teens when the mental disease first took hold, and she turned to her mother for some life-changing advice.
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John Doyle: The heartbreaking accuracy of theatre life in The Dresser

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
It is a challenge to convey just how good The Dresser is. But I'll have a go at it. The Dresser (Friday, Super Channel, 9 p.m.
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Collingwood's Side Launch named Canada's best brewery

Simcoe.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Side Launch Brewing Company took home top honours from the Canadian Brewing Awards held in Vancouver last week. The company won gold for best wheat beer, and received gold for their Germanic Bock and Huronic Tripel.
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Blue Jays have nothing to lose with addition of Jason Grilli

Sportsnet.ca - ‎51 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays didn't acquire Jason Grilli to be the steady seventh/eighth inning presence they so desperately need to help consistently bridge the gap to closer Roberto Osuna.
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Canada's Olympic preparation different from World Cup

Toronto Sun - ‎May 30, 2016‎
It's not Mt. Everest, John Herdman says, but the Olympics might be K2. This time last year Canada's head coach sat at base camp preparing to climb one of soccer's highest peaks - the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Ranking the Top Single-Game Performances of the 2016 NHL Playoffs So Far

Bleacher Report - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Since the 2016 NHL playoffs began on April 13, we've been treated to 85 postseason games in the first three rounds. The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins have been the two highest-scoring teams in this year's playoffs, which should make for ...

Leafs Links: Toronto Marlies Post-Mortem, NHL Playoffs Coverage, Marlies Sign Nikolas Brouillard + more

Maple Leafs Hot Stove - ‎9 hours ago‎
Founded in 2008, Maple Leafs Hotstove (MLHS) has grown to be the most visited independent team-focused hockey website online (Quantcast).

Phil Kessel finally growing comfortable in spotlight -- at perfect time for Penguins

ESPN - ‎3 hours ago‎
"He's obviously an ingredient that Pittsburgh was missing. Look at his playoff numbers. He's averaging over a point a game.
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2016 NHL Playoffs: What we've learned about the Pittsburgh Penguins

PensBurgh - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Patric Hornqvist - maybe the epitome of playoff hockey. Tough in front of the net, and his 7 goals are 2nd on the team. Even when he's not scoring, he's driving the net, taking the goalie's eyes away and making the plays that need to be made to have ...
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UBC student discovers four new planets that NASA missed

Ubyssey Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Michelle Kunimoto discovered four new planets by studying data experts ignored. Photo courtesy Martin Dee / UBC. Michelle Kunimoto just became one of the world's youngest people to discover a planet outside our solar system - not a bad way to finish ...
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Ancient Antarctic Creatures Slaughter

Apex Tribune - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Fossil remains of ancient Antarctic creatures reveal that dinosaurs weren't the only species of animals impacted by the extinction.
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40000-Year-Old Juvenile Mammoth Named Lyuba Gets Featured In Canadian Museum

Tech Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
The world's only fully preserved mammoth has visited Canada for a very special exhibit this June. Its appearance in the country is a triumph of Canadian scientists' diplomatic and scientific efforts.
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Climate Change This Week: Tragic Drought in Africa & India, New Clean Power Strides, and More!

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Saving the BB: the beautiful biodiversity like this scarlet macaw found in Latin American forests, is another important reason to conserve these carbon-storing systems.
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Ottawa will force tobacco companies to use plain packaging, says Jane Philpott

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ottawa will soon force cigarette manufacturers to use plain packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products in the latest bid to prevent youth from taking up smoking.

Health Canada warns of risk of serious complications with Essure birth control implants

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Women who have received Essure permanent birth control implants should be aware of potential complications, some serious, Health Canada says.
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Tobacco-free champions receive awards

Owen Sound Sun Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
OWEN SOUND - For efforts to encourage his employees to quit smoking, Doug Wilton was named a Tobacco-Free Champion by the Grey Bruce Health Unit.
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