Day: May 16, 2022

Entertainment

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen on stage at the Billboard Music Awards

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns to the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence. Wallen starred in his first major awards show after being filmed over a year ago using a racial slur. After receiving no verbal introduction, the country star sat down […]

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Driver who killed a woman, 3 girls sentenced to 17 years in prison

A driver who struck and killed a woman and her three young daughters in Brampton, Ont., nearly two years ago has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Ontario Court Judge Sandra Caponecchia handed down the sentence to 21-year-old Brady Robertson in a Brampton court on Monday morning. Robertson will receive nearly three years of […]

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How Doug Ford went from party drag to major asset

When Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives took control of the province in 2018, much of the credit for their victory went to the unpopular leader of the former Liberal government. “The PC party didn’t win because of Doug Ford. The PC party won despite Doug Ford. They won because of [former Ontario premier] Kathleen Wynne,” said Greg […]

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Forget Ottawa – Albertans are also moving away from their own leaders

This column is the opinion of Andrew Parkin, executive director of the Environics Institute for Survey Research. For more information on CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. There is no shortage of new irritants in relations between Ottawa and the three prairie provincial governments. In recent years, they have clashed over the carbon tax, […]

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I am a pastor who advised against abortion. I know firsthand how difficult this decision is

This first-person article is written by Jason McAllister who is a pastor in Prince George, BC. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. I knew what the news was before they sat down. The tension in the air was palpable. There was a hint of excitement, but more than […]

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Average Canadian home price fell 6% in April

The average sale price of a home in Canada fell 6% to $746,000 in April, down from the previous month but still higher than a year ago. The Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday that home sales fell 12% in April nationwide, with the biggest declines seen in major cities like Toronto. Prices peaked at […]

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Family shocked by daycare call to child protection without warning, question if discrimination involved

In the fall of 2021, the son of Nathaniel Lowbeer-Lewis and Racquel Smith was attending a community daycare near their home in Montreal’s Plateau neighborhood. He seemed to fit in well and Smith said staff feedback about him was positive. So it came as a surprise when the center called her in for a meeting […]

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Buyers say Mississauga developer is ‘holding deposits hostage’ after project goes awry

When he put down a deposit on a pre-construction home with a master suite in a new development in Mississauga, Ontario, Jawed Yusuf thought about his dream of buying a home big enough for his family – and for his father comes to live with them from Pakistan – were finally coming true. It’s been […]

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How Doug Ford went from party drag to major asset

When Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives took control of the province in 2018, much of the credit for their victory went to the unpopular leader of the former Liberal government. “The PC party didn’t win because of Doug Ford. The PC party won despite Doug Ford. They won because of [former Ontario premier] Kathleen Wynne,” said Greg […]

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How prejudices rooted in an ancient social system migrated from India to Canada

When Gurpreet Singh packed his bags last fall and arrived in Ontario from India, he quickly learned that there was one thing that some other Indians in Canada had not left behind in their home country. origin: their prejudices. The human resources management student at Durham College in Oshawa, Ont., said he was considered an […]

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