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Brampton to name street after Guru Nanak

Brampton: At its meeting on October 23, Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion moved by Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and City Councillor...

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of Quebec legislature’s kirpan ban

Ottawa: The Supreme Court of Canada refused on Thursday to hear the appeal of a Sikh man and woman who were prohibited from entering...

Defence minister hints at new money for military after meeting U.S....

The Canadian Press Ottawa: Canada's defence minister is hinting at new money for the military following a much-anticipated meeting with his U.S. counterpart in Washington...

Judge clears Duffy on 31 fraud, breach of trust and bribery...

Ottawa: Sen. Mike Duffy has been cleared of all 31 fraud, breach of trust and bribery charges he had been facing in relation to...

Trudeau promises money for hard hit First Nations to flow this...

By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS THUNDER BAY, Ontario: First Nations communities struggling with persistent Third World conditions should begin seeing some help from Ottawa this...

Firms report tangible benefits since oil, loonie started plunge: BoC poll

By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA: A majority of companies polled in the Bank of Canada's latest business outlook survey have seen increasingly tangible benefits...

Internet download speeds exceed advertised rates; CRTC study

The Canadian Press OTTAWA: Canada's telecom regulator says consumers are getting as much or more than they bargained for when it comes to Internet download...

National security adviser Dick Fadden retires after long public service career

The Canadian Press OTTAWA: National security adviser Dick Fadden, a veteran public servant who once headed Canada's spy agency, is retiring. Fadden's role will be filled...

Ex cabinet minister Jean Lapierre and several relatives die in plane...

The Canadian Press HAVRE-AUX-MAISONS, Quebec: Former Liberal cabinet minister Jean Lapierre, his wife and other members of his family died in a plane crash Tuesday...

Quebec City mayor up for sharing 2026 Olympic events with Calgary...

The Canadian Press Quebec City's mayor says he has had discussions with his counterparts in Calgary, Vancouver and Lake Placid about sharing events at the...

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