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Auditor general report: Child fitness tax credit report kept hidden

CBC.ca - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The Conservative government doesn't know whether its first-time homebuyers tax credit is working as intended, and kept the evaluation of the child fitness tax credit hidden, Canada's auditor general said today in his spring report.
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Baltimore smolders after riot over black man's police-custody death

Reuters Canada - ‎45 minutes ago‎
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Baltimore residents on Tuesday began cleaning up the wreckage from rioting and fires that erupted after the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in police custody.
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Nepal PM says quake toll could be 10000; victims still stranded

The Globe and Mail - ‎19 minutes ago‎
People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,600 people.
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Dead newborn found near PEI church a homicide: RCMP

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
A dead newborn baby found outside a church in central P.E.I., two weeks ago is being investigated as a homicide, Mounties said Tuesday.
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Space station docking with supply ship delayed by technical hitch

Reuters - ‎37 minutes ago‎
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia was forced to postpone the docking of an unmanned cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of a problem receiving data from the supply craft.
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UN inquiry faults Israeli military for bombing seven of its schools in Gaza, Hamas ...

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Israeli military actions killed 44 Palestinian civilians who had sought refuge in seven United Nations schools during last summer's conflict in Gaza, the United Nations said Monday in releasing findings of an internal inquiry.
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Woman called 'mom of the year' after beating a young man out of Baltimore riots

Washington Post - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A mystery woman seen berating and hitting a black-clad teenager, who reportedly is her son, has been hailed as “mom of the year” after her intervention on the Baltimore streets was caught on video.
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Suspect in police custody in relation to Winnipeg homeless homicides

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
WINNIPEG -- Police say they have a suspect in custody in connection with the killing of two homeless men in Winnipeg. Police are expected to provide details at a briefing later today.
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NS RCMP officer won't face sexual assault charge: watchdog

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia's independent police watchdog says no charges will be laid against a male RCMP officer in Halifax who faced an allegation of sexual assault after an incident at a party at his home.
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Bill to recognize Remembrance Day as a 'legal' national holiday unlikely to pass ...

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - An NDP private member's bill meant to formally recognize Remembrance Day as a “legal” holiday appears to be dying a slow, silent death as the sun begins to set on the current session of Parliament.
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Mike Duffy trial: Cross-examination of ex-Senate finance chief continues

CBC.ca - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Mike Duffy's lawyer continues his questioning of the former chief of Senate finance, who has spent the past couple of days under cross-examination in an Ottawa courtroom, defending Senate administration rules and regulations while denying she has any ...
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Police investigating after two men and one woman found dead in Lethbridge ...

National Post - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Lethbridge police are investigating a triple homicide after discovering the bodies of three adults inside a home early Tuesday morning.
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Stocks cool, dollar slides ahead of Fed

Reuters Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - World shares slipped from record highs on Tuesday as surging Chinese stocks took a breather and investors began to move to the sidelines before the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
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CRA extends tax deadline to May 5

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rejoice, procrastinators. This year's deadline to file income tax returns has been pushed back by five days because of a bungled notice issued last week the Canada Revenue Agency.
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Stephen Poloz defends rate cut in appearance before parliamentarians

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The governor of the Bank of Canada defended his decision to cut the key lending rate in January while appearing before a House of Commons finance committee today.
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GM Canada expands Ontario R&D centre to focus on 'connected car'

CBC.ca - ‎47 minutes ago‎
GM Canada is hiring an additional 100 software and controls engineers for its Canadian Engineering Centre in Oshawa, Ont., which will have a new focus on the "connected car" and green technologies.
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TSX slightly lower at open, Fed meeting in focus

Reuters Canada - ‎24 minutes ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday, with financial stocks leading the retreat, as investors shifted to the sidelines ahead of the U.S.
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Facebook rolls out video calls on Messenger

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Monday began rolling out video calling on its Messenger mobile application, enabling face-to-face conversations among users of the app around the world.
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Filmmaker David Furnish to Lead Toronto Pride Parade

Hollywood Reporter - ‎1 hour ago‎
Filmmaker David Furnish is returning to his hometown to lead the 2015 Pride Toronto Parade on June 28 as the grand marshall. "Toronto has always been home, and I'm proud and grateful for this opportunity to stand up for human rights and equality for all, ...
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X-Files creator Chris Carter calls Vancouver 'perfect place' to film reboot

CBC.ca - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Chris Carter, creator of the X-Files, can't wait to start shooting the series reboot in Vancouver this summer. The paranormal sci-fi series, which always insisted that "the truth is out there," will get a six-episode run on TV next year, Fox announced last month.
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Mariah Carey makes grand Las Vegas Strip entrance

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The pop icon arrived to cheering screams at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic 1936 pink convertible trailing behind 18 mobile billboards bearing the titles of her number one hits including "Always be my baby" from 1996 and "Heartbreaker" from 1999.

New documentary finds humour in 'Being Canadian'

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
... - What the hell is Canadian food? - What is it about Canada that creates so many funny people? - How do you deal with that f-----g weather?
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With team set, Herdman ready for next step

TSN - ‎3 hours ago‎
John Herdman described it as "the hardest part" of his coaching job. But after making his decisions and having some difficult conversations, Canada's coach named his 23-player roster for the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup in Vancouver on Monday, ...
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Argos in talks with Larry Tanenbaum, Bell Media: Reports

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley is in talks with Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment chairman Larry Tanenbaum and Bell Media about purchasing the CFL club, according to reports.
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B.C. scientists find 100mn-year-old tracks on dinosaur highway

Digital Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tumbler Ridge - A dinosaur highway studded with hundreds of tracks from extinct herbivores and the carnivores that followed them has been unearthed in northeastern British Columbia.
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Ocean-energy project bad for killer whales, BC researcher says

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
A proposed clean-energy project may slow the speed of climate change, but it could also imperil threatened orcas, critics say. Vancouver-based Weyl Power Ltd.
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UBC research looks at effects of 'chemo brain'

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Partway through her treatment for breast cancer, Marita Luk noticed she was starting to forget things. “I had to write down almost everything I was doing … things like 'Don't forget your pills',” she said.
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People With Back Pain May Have Chimpanzee-Shaped Spines

TIME - ‎10 minutes ago‎
People who suffer from lower back pain may have spines that are similar to chimpanzees, new research shows. In a study published in BMC Evolutionary Biology, researchers analyzed the spine shapes of modern humans, ancient humans, chimpanzees and ...
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How bullied children face long-term hits to mental health

CBC.ca - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Children who were often bullied by their peers may experience more anxiety and depression than children who were abused by adults, a finding that U.S.
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Bednest bedside crib recalled due to potential risks to infants

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Health Canada says the U.K. distributor of the Bednest bedside crib, which has one side lower to allow positioning near a bed and access to an infant for care and feeding, is being recalled because the product is not compliant with Canadian regulations.
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