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  • Trudeau government moves to mend fences with India over Sikh tensions

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:00 EST

    Sikhs make up less than two per cent of India's population, but among Indo-Canadians, have considerable political clout. Justin Trudeau's India trip, which includes a visit to the temple at the epicentre of Hindu-Sikh tensions, has presented a diplomatic challenge.

  • Liberals look at creating use-it-or-lose-it leave for fathers, Trudeau says

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:19:07 EST

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is raising the idea of creating a use-it-or-lose-it funded leave for new dads, doing so days before he unveils a spending blueprint that has been the focus of lobbying efforts for further changes to national parental leave policies.


Technology & Science

  • Advertisers warn social media to step up, or they're out

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST

    Trust in what we read online is eroding quickly, and social media and 'Big Tech' are facing blame. It's even reaching a tipping point for advertisers, who are threatening to pull their ad dollars from the digital domain unless things change — fast.

  • Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

      Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:00:00 EST
    Neptune storm

    Like Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Neptune has had its own raging storm. Astronomers using Hubble have discovered that this once-enormous storm is rapidly shrinking.

Entertainment & Arts





  • Kaillie Humphries was bullied, left out — now she's on the verge of Olympic bobsleigh history

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:14:39 EST
    Kaillie Humphries

    Kaillie Humphries once dreamed of representing Canada in alpine ski racing, but life on the mountain was tough for someone who never fit in. So she reached the pinnacle of a different sport, and now she has a chance to make history at the Olympics.

  • Canada's Virtue and Moir skate for another gold tonight

      Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:39:41 EST

    The stage is set for Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's Olympic finale. The duo set a new world record in the short dance with a score of 83.67 placing them 1.74 points clear of their French rivals, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, ahead of Monday evening's free dance.