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Diehard Bernie Sanders backers divided on supporting Hillary Clinton

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some Sanders supporters said they would follow the Vermont senator's lead and noted the importance of beating Donald Trump, who Sanders called a "bully and a demagogue.
Bernie Sanders aims to cool tensions in Philadelphia
Democratic National Convention: Wasserman Schultz stays offstage as event opens
Washington Free Beacon
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Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting: "hit the floor, find a table.
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Province to tax foreign buyers of Metro Vancouver homes - ‎3 hours ago‎
The B.C. government introduced legislation Monday that would add a 15 per cent property transfer tax on foreign nationals buying real estate in Metro Vancouver.
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Attacks by asylum seekers in Germany renew criticism of Merkel's refugee policy

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
BERLIN -- Four attacks in a week -- three of them carried out by asylum seekers -- have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.
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Quebec Paralympian's stolen race bike found, another still missing - ‎2 hours ago‎
A bicycle recovered by Quebec City police over the weekend is one of the two stolen from Paralympic cyclist Marie-Ève Croteau last week.
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Bernie Sanders supporters boo as he urges them to elect Hillary Clinton

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday urged his supporters to back former rival Hillary Clinton's White House bid, but drew jeers from his supporters as dissent enveloped the opening day of the Democratic Party's convention.
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Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings in US - ‎2 hours ago‎
Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tensions between African-Americans and law enforcement. The NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner said Monday he is giving $1 million US to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and $1 million to the NAACP ...
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Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list. The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 finish line attacks and ran the entire 26.2-mile race last spring.
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Man dies following arrest that left him in a 'pool of blood'

CTV News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Abdiraman Abdi, who was taken to hospital Sunday following an altercation with Ottawa Police, has died, Ontario's Special Investigations Unit says.
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Tories, NDP demand emergency meeting over Phoenix payroll mess - ‎4 hours ago‎
The disastrous rollout of the Phoenix payroll system that has left 80,000 federal public servants in Canada with pay problems is prompting opposition parties to demand an emergency meeting to further study the beleaguered program.
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Former Liberal minister Hunter Tootoo finishes addiction treatment - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Liberal cabinet minister Hunter Tootoo has completed his treatment for alcohol addiction some two months after stepping back from the political fray and is now ready to return to Parliament Hill.
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Parks Canada scales back recovery operation for missing Calgary boy

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Two boys ended up in the river near the Takkakaw Falls on Friday evening while visiting Yoho National Park with their family. Subscription Required.
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CN Rail earnings down slightly to $858M as oil, coal shipments drop

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MONTREAL -- Canadian National Railway's second-quarter earnings took a hit from lower shipments of energy-related commodities, but it says the minor slump was partially offset by higher returns from U.S.
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TSX dragged lower by energy stocks as oil falls

Reuters Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index lost ground on Monday, weighed by energy stocks that retreated with oil and to a lesser extent by gold miners hurt by lower prices for bullion.
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TSX, Wall Street fall amid lower commodities, upcoming US Fed meeting

CTV News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
TORONTO -- Declining oil and gold prices weighed on Canada's main stock market Monday, while traders also stayed cautious in anticipation of a scheduled meeting of the U.S.
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Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead

The Globe and Mail - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Verizon Communications Inc.'s deal for Yahoo Inc. could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's ...
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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Vancouver Sun - ‎14 minutes ago‎
TOKYO - Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.
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Car Review: 2016 Toyota Prius C

Driving - ‎12 hours ago‎
How I would spec it? At $22,265 all in, the Upgrade Package adds some bells and whistles but keeps the price down. In the auto world, the price of stamping body panels and screwing everything together is a relatively small expense in the overall cost ...
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Buses in Charlottetown, Stratford and Cornwall chasing Pokemon

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Transit service in Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford is offering free rides this week for Pokemon players. Just show the app and get on free.
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The Final Splatoon Splatfest Is Over, And One Squid Sister Reigns Supreme

Kotaku - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
After spending more than a year falling in love with Callie and Marie, Splatoon's final Splatfest asked players to choose between them.
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Lilly Singh to publish debut book 'How to Be a Bawse' in spring

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, a.k.a. Superwoman, will release her debut book next spring. Doubleday Canada says it will publish "How to Be a Bawse" on March 28, 2017.
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Star Guests And Big Surprises As Top Comics Honored At SDCC Eisner Awards

Forbes - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
One of the centerpieces of San Diego Comic-Con, dating back to its days as a primarily comics-oriented event, is the Eisner Awards ceremony, the “Oscars” of the comics industry where top creators and publications are honored at a gala ceremony.
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Maple Leafs sign Holland, Corrado, avoid salary arbitration

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO - The Maple Leafs have avoided two dates with the arbitrator, bringing back centre Peter Holland and defenceman Frank Corrado on one-year deals.
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Series preview: Blue Jays host potential trade partner as deadline nears - ‎3 hours ago‎
With exactly one week remaining before the non-waiver trade deadline, one of the season's most prominent sellers arrives in Toronto for three games against the Blue Jays.

Engineering professor using NASA satellite data to forecast forest fires

UCalgary News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Results from University of Calgary engineer Quazi Hassan's initial research have led the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to renew his funding to continue his multi-year research into forecasting where forest fires ...
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Bizarre-Looking 'Graham' More Likely Than You to Survive Car Collision

Live Science - ‎3 hours ago‎
The human brain and neck are highly vulnerable to injury during a crash, so Graham was designed to have an exaggeratedly reinforced skull and no neck at all.

Drone footage captures dolphin family in Newfoundland

The Weather Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
Monday, July 25, 2016, 12:06 PM - Capturing mainly photos from beautiful Newfoundland, this photographer has won the jackpot with some recent incredible dolphin footage.
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Global deal on cutting HFCs could be reached this year - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning - seems within grasp, delegates said on Sunday after 10 days of talks on climate change in Vienna.
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New technology at Foothills Hospital to help newborn babies deprived of oxygen

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Foothills Hospital now has a portable transportation cooling device to put oxygen-deprived babies into therapeutic hypothermia and help prevent further brain damage.
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Watching a lot of TV could increase risk of fatal blood clot in lung: study

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Spending more than 2.5 hours in front of a television every day could increase your risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung, a new study suggests.
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Ontario to stop paying for higher-strength opioid painkillers - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ontario will stop paying for higher-strength opioid medications through its Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program next January as part of its strategy to address the growing problem of addiction to the painkillers.

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