WASHINGTON—Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump yesterday encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked e-mails that might damage his opponent, Hillary Clinton.
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TORONTO—Ontario will incorporate the work of more Canadian authors into school curricula as part of a new provincial culture strategy unveiled last week by Tourism and Culture minister Eleanor McMahon.
“We’re going to get more books by Canadian authors into the hands of our school-age children,” McMahon announced at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
TORONTO—Canada’s national housing agency rang more alarm bells about Vancouver’s real-estate sector after it released a report yesterday saying there is now strong evidence of problematic conditions in the city.
NEW YORK—If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands.
Tall women? Latvia.
And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago.
That’s the word from researchers who analyzed a century’s worth of height data from 200 countries.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Ethan Dean will be living his dream today.
The six-year-old has a garbage truck bedspread and pillow. He has garbage truck toys.
He’s had a garbage truck birthday party.
Now, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he’s going to experience what it’s like to be a garbage truck driver.
TORONTO—The Toronto Argonauts’ first regular-season win at BMO Field might have have come at a terrible price.
Quarterback Ricky Ray threw three TD passes to lead Toronto past the Montreal Alouettes 30-17 last night.
TORONTO—The Liquor Control Board of Ontario launched online sales today with a website that lets people buy from nearly 5,000 products and have them delivered to their home or a local liquor store.
OTTAWA—Former cabinet minister and Liberal MP Hunter Tootoo has completed his treatment for alcohol addiction, his office said in a statement yesterday.
Tootoo, who left the Liberal caucus two months ago, has scheduled a news conference and open house tomorrow at his constituency office in Iqaluit.
Ottawa will retire the older DOT-111 rail tanker cars—the ones involved in the deadly Lac-Megantic tragedy—several months earlier than planned, The Canadian Press has learned.
The tank cars no longer will be able to transport crude oil or other dangerous goods on Canadian railways as of Nov. 1.
TORONTO—Canada’s clothing-optional beaches are at the centre of a turf battle between nude bathers and their clothed counterparts.
Visitors to Wreck Beach in Vancouver and Hanlan’s Point in Toronto reportedly have been told by naked beach-goers they must disrobe if they want to stay.