MONTREAL—Rabbi Reuben Joshua Poupko looked at the hundreds gathered in his Montreal synagogue last night and told the crowd it often doesn't make sense why the world is filled with such hatred toward Jews.
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TORONTO—Canadian wildlife are not exempt from a “global biodiversity crisis” that is devastating worldwide animal populations, according to a stark new report by the World Wildlife Fund.
The group says in its its 2018 Living Planet Report that global wildlife populations have fallen by 60 percent in the last four decades.
OTTAWA—Jagmeet Singh is accusing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of playing games with his decision to call one byelection while leaving three other ridings vacant, including the one in which the NDP leader plans to run.
TORONTO—Booed out of their own building at the end of an embarrassing 9-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins last week, the Calgary Flames had a decision to make—feel sorry for themselves or recommit to their defensive structure.
Choosing the latter has paid immediate dividends.
TORONTO—The family of an Ontario First Nation chief who was a vocal advocate for a community plagued by a mercury-contaminated river on Friday called for an inquest into his death, saying it was needed to shed light on the illness he grappled with for years.
MONTREAL—About 6,000 Canada Post employees in Montreal have walked off the job, along with postal workers in several other cities as ongoing rotating strikes continue across the country.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said the Montreal walkout began at 10:30 p.m. (local time) yesterday, joining several other cities participating in the 24-hour strikes.
TORONTO—Travellers driving across the border into Ontario soon will see signs put up by the government that say the province is open for business.
Premier Doug Ford, who repeatedly promised such signs during the spring election campaign, said they will be set up in the coming weeks.
THUNDER BAY, Ont.—Resolute Forest Products Inc. says it's investing $40 million in its Northwestern Ontario operations to reduce emissions, increase capacity, and modernize equipment.
The company made the announcement on Thursday as Premier Doug Ford and Natural Resources minister Jeff Yurek were on site at the company's pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay.
WINNIPEG—Before going public with its cannabis awareness ad campaign, the Manitoba government turned to experts for advice: teens and young adults.
Three different focus groups with participants from 16-24 years old were held in September.
OTTAWA—Scroll through Ontario's online cannabis shop and you'll see strains of marijuana called Banana Split and Tangerine Dream.
There are others with the far-out monikers Dreamweaver, Super Sonic, and Pink Kush.
The names appear on packages even though the federal Cannabis Act is meant to discourage kids from using pot by prohibiting products that appeal to youth.