New federally funded climate institute launches after demise of national roundtable

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Seven years after the Harper government eliminated funding for the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy, a new federally funded institute for research and analysis on climate policy in Canada is launching. 

'This is going to be very ugly': Outdated myths about rape could play role in Weinstein defence

When opening arguments begin Wednesday in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood mogul's behaviour will be under a microscope. But so, too, will the actions of his accusers, and some psychologists worry that outdated my...

'He's the one guy I'm pulling for;' Hall of Famer Tim Raines hoping ex-teammate Larry Walker soon joins him

Tim Raines, who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017, says he'll be watching Tuesday night when this year's inductees are announced. He's cheering on ex-Montreal Expos outfielder and former teammate Larry Walker in his 10t...

Woman denied settlement for sexual assault on way to residential school because she wasn't yet a student

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Justice Brenda Brown dismissed Therese Keenatch's case in a ruling delivered on Jan. 9. Keenatch's IAP claim was rejected on grounds she wasn't technically a student when she was sexually assaulted by a federal employee on the way to a S...

Why Iran has little interest in a 'Trump Deal' with the White House

Iran’s growing tension with the U.S. might seem irrational from a Western perspective, but seen from Tehran’s point of view it makes perfect sense, writes James Devine.

'He was our Booger': An Expos fan's unique relationship with Larry Walker

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While making it will be an amazing accomplishment for him, the fans who watched him all those years in Montreal, and then when he moved on to the Colorado Rockies, will be thrilled too.

Canada's James Hinchcliffe crossing off items on his racing bucket list

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James Hinchcliffe was surprised and disappointed when he was dismissed from Arrow McLaren SP last October. Now he sees it as an opportunity to live out all his racing fantasies.

Iran seeks help from U.S., France to download downed plane's black box info

Iran has made requests for equipment from U.S. and French authorities so it can download information from the black boxes on a downed Ukrainian passenger plane but Tehran has not received a positive response, the civil aviation body said.

Prince Harry lands in Victoria to reunite with Meaghan and son Archie

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Britain's Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to begin a new life with his wife Meghan and son Archie after sparking a crisis in the Windsor family by unexpectedly announcing earlier this month that they would be stepping down from royal ...

Raptors halt Hawks' late 4th-quarter run for victory in MLK Day matinee

Norman Powell scored 27 points, including 17 in the final period, and the Toronto Raptors withstood Atlanta's late charge to beat the Hawks 122-117 on Monday.

Gay pastor forced out of Lutheran Church in the '80s becomes 1st to be reinstated

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Ralph Carl Wushke was ordained into the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada in 1978, but had to walk away six years later when he came out as a gay man. Now, 36 years later, he's been reinstated.

Not all lanes will lead Conservative leadership candidates to the finish line

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There are only so many paths to victory each candidate can take in the Conservative Party leadership race. Which ones have the most promise?

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