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at 12:42 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

Harper's anti-niqab rhetoric helps terrorist recruiters: philosopher Taylor

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper was accused Saturday of playing into the hands of terrorist recruiters with inflammatory comments about the face-covering veil worn by some Muslim women.


at 12:00 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

John Baird lands job as international adviser to Barrick Gold, company says

TORONTO - Former foreign affairs minister John Baird has become a special international adviser to Barrick Gold Corp.


at 10:00 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

Mandatory and costly meal plans often fail to satisfy, student leaders say

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A social media eruption this week over raw meat and mouldy food at Memorial University of Newfoundland highlights growing frustration across Canada with mandatory meal plans, say student leaders.


at 09:26 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

Boy, 10, dead, mother critical, 3 other children serious after Toronto fire

TORONTO - A 10-year-old boy has died and his mother is in critical condition after a townhouse fire in east Toronto this morning.


at 04:15 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

Montreal police use tear gas, sound grenades to disperse protesters

MONTREAL - Police used tear gas and sound grenades to disperse anti-austerity protesters who marched in downtown Montreal Friday night.


at 04:00 on March 28, 2015, EDT.

People around the world to mark annual Earth Hour by turning out lights

TORONTO - Canadians will be joining people around the world tonight in turning off their lights to mark Earth Hour.


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