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Jian Ghomeshi trial questions answered by criminal lawyers

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
As Jian Ghomeshi's defence team mined the testimony of the three complainants in the sexual assault trial, columnists and sexual assault survivors began publicly questioning the efforts of the prosecution and the police in the case.
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Explainer: Just what are Einstein's gravitational waves?

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Astronomers on Thursday announced that their new billion-dollar U.S. observatory has detected a gravitational wave, a phenomenon Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of general relativity.
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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

Macleans.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura (L-R) arrive for a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, February 12, ...
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Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Milwaukee Debate

NBCNews.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Thursday's Democratic presidential debate started off quietly but escalated into passionate debates about foreign policy and the legacy of Barack Obama as Clinton sought to douse Sanders' perceived passion with a cool dose of realism.
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5-storey building collapses in Istanbul, reports suggest

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISTANBUL -- A private news agency says a five-storey building has collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul and a number of people are believed to be trapped in the rubble.

Several people killed in attack on UN base in Mali

MetroNews Canada - ‎2 hours ago‎
BAMAKO, Mali - An official says militants have attacked a United Nations base in northern Mali, killing at least three people and injuring 30 others.
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Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MONTERREY, Mexico -- A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in ...
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Reinhold Hanning, Auschwitz guard, goes on trial Thursday

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp goes on trial Thursday on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes.

Pope Heads to Cuba for Historic 'Personal Conversation'

Tolerance.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, has embarked on a trip that will take him to Mexico, with a stop in Cuba for a historic meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill.
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Bernard Cameron, Almonte councillor, honoured at town hall after fatal shooting

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
About 200 mourners gathered at the Almonte Old Town Hall Thursday night and lined up by the dozen to share their stories of local politician Bernard Cameron, who was shot dead in his home earlier that day.
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Trudeau to give big boost to Canada Summer Jobs program

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today a “massive” boost to a program that helps students get summer jobs. The Canadian Press has learned that Trudeau is to announce a doubling of the Canada Summer Jobs program during a visit to the Dovercourt ...
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Saskatchewan government says one La Loche shooting victim released from hospital

Ottawa Citizen - ‎41 minutes ago‎
REGINA - One of the people who was wounded last month in the mass shooting in a northern Saskatchewan community has been released from hospital.
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PC's Lorne Coe wins big in Whitby-Oshawa by-election

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Voters in an Ontario by-election have meted out a harsh blow to Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberals, handing a 24-point victory to the Progressive Conservatives in Whitby-Oshawa.
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Poll suggests support for a regulated Uber

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - An Angus Reid Institute online poll has found that most respondents don't support banning Uber, but would like to see the ride-hailing service regulated like much like the taxi industry.
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Premarket: Stocks nudge higher as global sell-off takes a breather, oil rises

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Relative calm returned to world markets on Friday after a hurricane-force week that gave dollar/yen its biggest smashing since 2008, wiped billions off share prices and saw a stampede into top-rated government bonds and gold.
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Cenovus to sell up to $5-billion in securities amid oil slump

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canadian oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc. said it may sell up to $5-billion of stock, debt or other securities, a day after it announced a dividend cut, as the company shores up its balance sheet amid a slump in oil prices.
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TSX set to open higher after oil prices gain

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher start for Canada's main index on Friday as oil prices rose after comments from the United Arab Emirates' energy minister raised hopes of a coordinated production cut to tackle supply glut.
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Top 10 Things to See at the Toronto Auto Show

AutoGuide.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
It may not be one of the marque auto shows in North America, but the Canadian International Auto Show is one of the biggest. Held annually in Toronto, there's always a lot to see and do, and this year is no exception.
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BC lab's metallic glass creates potential for smart windows

Vancouver Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
A B.C. engineering lab has created metal-coated glass that transmits up to 10 per cent more light than conventional glass and opens the door to windows that function as electronics.
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All-New 2017 Honda Ridgeline Pickup Truck Makes Canadian Debut at 2016 Canadian International Auto Show

Financial Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The all-new 2017 Ridgeline made its Canadian debut at the Canadian International Auto Show, once again challenging conventional thinking in the pickup truck market with Honda-exclusive features, design and technology.
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Impaired hit and run driver over four times legal limit: police

The Telegram - ‎2 hours ago‎
One woman was arrested for impaired driving Thursday night following a hit and run accident at the intersection of Columbus Drive and Topsail Road.
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'Deadpool' review: This may be the role Ryan Reynolds has been waiting for

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
DEADPOOL: 4 STARS. Don't expect the usual kid-friendly superhero fare from “Deadpool.” He's part of the Marvel family, a distant cousin to Iron Man, The Hulk and Captain America, but he's a superantihero, a weaponized bad attitude come-to-life with a ...
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Michael Buble says new BC Music Fund will help kickstart careers

CTV News - ‎11 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - Michael Buble says British Columbia has the potential to become the “Nashville of Canada,” and a new $15-million government grant will help foster a thriving local music industry.
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Kanye West faces backlash over Taylor Swift 'b----' lyric

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kanye West never reached out to Taylor Swift for approval of his new track Famous, despite reports suggesting otherwise. The 38-year-old rapper unveiled his new Yeezy Season 3 clothing line and much-anticipated album T.L.
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Barry Manilow rushed to hospital in Los Angeles

Toronto Sun - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Barry Manilow was rushed to hospital on Thursday night. The 72-year-old singer had undergone "emergency oral surgery" on Monday night, although the reasons behind the operation are not clear.
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Statistically Speaking: McDavid shreds Leafs

TSN - ‎1 hour ago‎
The McDavid line lays the Leafs to waste; hat tricks for Eaves and Ovechkin; Marchand, Tavares and more in Scott Cullen's Statistically Speaking.
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Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jonas Hiller was more spectator than participant and was only concerned that Calgary had taken too many penalties in the third period.
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Iginla scores twice as Avs beat Sens

TSN - ‎10 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators know they can't let many more games slip past them. Jarome Iginla scored twice on the power play and added an assist as the Colorado Avalanche crushed the Senators' comeback attempt in a 4-3 victory on Thursday.
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Bergeron, Connolly lead Bruins past Jets

TSN - ‎10 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Patrice Bergeron couldn't have asked for a better response after his Boston Bruins were embarrassed earlier this week.
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Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
BERLIN -- European scientists said Friday that they have stopped sending commands to the Philae space probe, which became the first to touch down on a comet more than a year ago.
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Herpes-like virus linked to coral bleaching, says new Research

Canada News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new research at Oregon State University has concluded that significant outbreaks of viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events, especially as a result of multiple environmental stresses.
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Valley citizen scientists wanted for bird count

The Herald Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
The dark-eyed junco is among the species you may see in Cache Valley during the Great Backyard Bird Count, held today through Monday.
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Australian birds may be spreading wildfires to smoke out their prey

Hamilton Spectator - ‎13 hours ago‎
A black kite flies near a wildfire in Northern Australia. Researchers think the birds are strategically moving burning brush on the savannah to lure out their dinner.
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Venezuelan president says 3 dead from Zika-linked complications

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that three people had died of complications linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus and that suspected cases of Zika had risen to 5,221.
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Patients exposed needlessly to toxic drugs and radiation by Peterborough's Dr. Bill Hughes, hearing told

Kawartha Media Group - ‎1 hour ago‎
The most important rule when you're in the teeth of a tough market could... Latest Community Stories SEE MORE · NSX sets Barrett-Jackson auction record · PeterBio: David Kennedy · Parents of 16-month-old with lymphoma urge blood donations at ...
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Allow people to opt for assisted death, while still cognitively competent, group says

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
The advocacy organization Dying With Dignity is urging Ottawa to include a provision for advance consent in right-to-die legislation that would allow people diagnosed with dementia to arrange for physician-assisted death while they are still ...
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