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Amber Alert mobile system working despite glitches, but could be tweaked, experts say

February 16, 2019

Some people received duplicate alerts on their mobile phones, some not until hours after the incident, and some as far away as Manitoba. But despite those glitches, the Amber Alert sent out Thursday to locate a missing 11-year-old Brampton, Ont., girl shows the mobile emergency system seems to be doing what it was intended to do, experts say.  Ontario […]

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What’s next for Alberta? Premier Rachel Notley weighs in on oil industry’s future

February 9, 2019

Alberta’s oil sector is under intense pressure from an economic downturn, cuts to production and uncertainty around the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, leaving many deeply concerned about the future of the province and its energy-based economy. The National co-host Rosemary Barton travelled to Edmonton this week to host a town hall where Premier Rachel Notley answered questions from Canadians about the difficult issues facing […]

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Trudeau takes questions at Milton town hall LIVE

February 1, 2019

Live Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes his national town hall tour to Milton Ontario, taking questions in the riding of Deputy Conservative Leader Lisa Raitt. Social Sharing Posted: Jan 31, 2019 7:00 PM ET | Last Updated: January 31 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes his national town hall tour to Milton Ontario, taking questions in […]

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The Weekly with Wendy Mesley LIVE

January 20, 2019

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Here’s how a refugee claim gets fast tracked for emergency protection in Canada

January 17, 2019

The case of Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed, who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing her allegedly abusive family, is shining a spotlight on a rarely used urgent protection program for refugees in particularly dire straits.  From dramatic tweets to barricading herself inside a Thai hotel to avoid returning to Saudi Arabia, Mohammed’s case drew international interest and swift action […]

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Romney’s op-ed attack on Trump fuels speculation of 2020 presidential bid

January 3, 2019

Just days before he was to be sworn in as the junior Republican senator for Utah, Mitt Romney’s broadside against U.S. President Donald Trump has sparked questions about the former governor’s timing, his motives and his presidential ambitions for 2020. “I think he’s gearing up to run a primary challenge against Trump,” said Republican strategist John Ferry. “Getting on the wrong side of Trump […]

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‘Whoever owns the shutdown loses’: How Trump could suffer the most from political skirmish

December 27, 2018

While no party will likely emerge as a significant political winner from the U.S. partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump may stand to lose the most, some experts say. “Whoever owns the shutdown loses,” said political historian David Eisenbach. “When Trump claimed ownership, that was an unusual thing to do.” “The symbolism of a government shutdown never […]

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How Trump could emerge the political loser over government shutdown

December 27, 2018

While no party will likely emerge as a significant political winner from the U.S. partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump may stand to lose the most, some experts say. “Whoever owns the shutdown loses,” said political historian David Eisenbach. “When Trump claimed ownership, that was an unusual thing to do.” “The symbolism of a government shutdown never […]

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Humbug to all the rest: Why the 1951 Scrooge film is considered ‘the gold standard’

December 23, 2018

British director Brian Desmond Hurst made dozens of films over his career, but he is best known for his 1951 adaptation of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. “He was immensely proud of [the film],” said Allan Esler Smith, one of the director’s nephews. “He talked about it being shown endlessly, which he was also proud of, because you can’t say that of very many films.” Dickens’s […]

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5 ways to try to counter a drone incursion

December 22, 2018

Drone sightings at London’s Gatwick Airport and its subsequent shutdown have raised questions about safety at Canada’s airports, how vulnerable they are to drones and whether there’s anything that can be done to counter their infiltration. Drone users in Canada are legislated by the Canadian Aviation Regulations, which prohibit recreational drone users from flying within 5.6 kilometres of airports […]

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