BRUSSELS—Stephane Dion walked through NATO’s doors today suggesting he won’t have to do much of a sales job over the impending withdrawal of Canada’s jets from the U.S.-led bombing campaign against militants in Iraq and Syria.
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OTTAWA—The Justin Trudeau era begins in earnest this Friday with all the pomp of a traditional speech from the throne.
TORONTO—Teachers who went on illegal strikes earlier this year will be allowed to make pension contributions for that period of time but the same agreement won’t apply to future illegal job actions, Ontario’s education minister said yesterday.
EDSON, Alta.—As RCMP continue to look for a suspect, more is being learned about three people who were killed in a rural Alberta home.
The bodies of Roxanne Ruth Berube, 36, her boyfriend, Dan Miller, and her teenage daughter, Jazmine Miller, were found Sunday in a home near Edson, Alta.
TORONTO—Shutouts don’t come easy for the Maple Leafs.
Rookie Garret Sparks made it happen last night.
The 22-year-old Sparks stopped 24 shots in his NHL debut to lead Toronto to a 3-0 win over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.
It was the first time since Dec 23, 2014 that the Leafs shut out their opponent, with Jonathan Bernier blanking the Dallas Stars 4-0 that night.
Holiday entertaining isn’t complete without an interesting dip or two. Here’s a selection of savoury and sweet ones to try.
ROMANO BEAN HUMMUS
This versatile and nutritious hummus is perfect with vegetables or crackers but also works well as a spread on wraps.
For a chunkier version, use a mortar and pestle to make the hummus.
PARIS—Canada is promising $300 million a year for research and development on clean energy technology as part of splashy international kick-off to the opening day of the Paris climate conference.
OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says the country’s post-secondary institutions saw more people both enrolling and graduating during the 2013-14 school year.
The federal agency said enrolments climbed 1.2 percent over 2012 levels as more than two million students began classes at a public college or university.
TORONTO—A soon-to-be Canadian has served notice that he plans to recant the mandatory Oath of Allegiance to the Queen immediately after he becomes a citizen.
In a letter sent to the citizenship court judge earlier this month, Dror Bar-Natan states his opposition to the oath, which he calls “repulsive,” and his plan to renege on the pledge following his citizenship ceremony today.
TORONTO—There would be no late-game heroics for the Toronto Raptors yesterday.
DeMar DeRozan poured in 29 points, and DeMarre Carroll added 20, but the Raptors saw their four-game winning streak end with a 107-102 loss to the Phoenix Suns.