North America Newswire (Page 2)

North America Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North America. (Page 2)

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  1. Despite Manitoba concerns, immigration minister not convinced of an asylum trendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    Canada's immigration minister says he's not yet convinced a recent increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing the border illegally from the United States constitutes a growing trend, despite concerns raised by Manitoba that the situation may be getting out of hand. In the days and weeks that followed a move by President Donald Trump to ban travellers from seven Muslim-majority entering the U.S., Canada has seen an increase in the number of refugee claimants walking across the border to request asylum.

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  2. Cellphones aren't leaving the classroom, but Canadian educators split on how best to handle themRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    Researchers and educators agree that cellphones have become fixtures in Canadian classrooms, but opinion remains divided on how best to address their presence. All agree that the presence of smartphones can be problematic if students are allowed to devote more attention to their screens than their studies.

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  3. Inside the mysterious removal of the Canadian military's second-in-commandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    On the morning of Monday, Jan. 9, four unmarked police cars arrived at Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's modest home in the Ottawa suburb of OrlA ans. Norman, the second-highest-ranking officer in the Canadian military, was standing in the driveway, about to take his wife to work.

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  4. The Populism Project: could the Conservative establishment be at risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    In this June 1, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wears his "Make America Great Again" hat at a rally in Sacramento, Calif. It's clear that conservatives at the Manning Centre conference were thinking about the political ramifications of the seismic political shift in the U.S. in recent months.

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  5. Victoria firefighters now required to take PTSD prevention trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Dan Atkinson, deputy chief of the Victoria Fire Department, said firefighters are now responding to an average of 60 to 70 overdoses a month, a 10-fold increase since 2015. The Victoria Fire Department is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association to help address post-traumatic stress among first responders who report facing a 10-fold increase in overdose calls.

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  6. The West Block Transcript: Season 6, Episode 25Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Episode 25, Season 6 Sunday, February 26, 2017 Host: Vassy Kapelos Guest Interviews: Minister Ralph Goodale, Scott Jones, Preston Manning Location: Ottawa On this Sunday, as President Trump pushes for more border protection in the U.S., here at home the government is being asked to take action on illegal asylum seekers. Are the feds prepared to do more? We'll put that to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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  7. How drug potency and online ordering are fuelling Canada's opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MacLeans

    A man walks past a mural by street artist Smokey D. about the fentanyl and opioid overdose crisis, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday December 22, 2016. The number of overdose deaths related to illicit drugs in British Columbia leapt to 755 by the end of November, a more than 70-per-cent jump over the number of fatalities recorded during the same time period last year.

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  8. Historic 'Book of Negroes' added to N.S. open data portalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MacLeans

    The image on the computer screen looks innocent enough: A ledger showing a list of names, ages and descriptions of physical stature - all of it written in a precise script that hasn't been practised in more than two centuries. But a closer examination of the "Book of Negroes" online reveals a time when black people were - legally speaking - nothing more than property.

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  9. Historic Book of Negroes gets fresh look through online portalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    Two Halifax book binders made a replica of the real-life Book of Negroes for the 2015 television miniseries. The image on the computer screen looks innocent enough: A ledger showing a list of names, ages and descriptions of physical stature - all of it written in a precise script that hasn't been practised in more than two centuries.

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  10. Amid Trump travel ban, Canadian schools question future of class trips to the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Students in Kingston get ready for a class trip abroad. Schools across Canada are considering banning trips to the U.S. amid President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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  11. Your North: Best reader photos for week of Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    An airport proposal, a feisty lynx and a micro-masterpiece headline your best photos of the week sent to us from across Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Nunavik. Check out the best shots of the week in our gallery: Out on the land: Gailann Raddi sent this gorgeous shot, taken near the community of Inuvik, to our CBC NWT Facebook page.

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  12. 2015, May, Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School, Mission Trip to Kingston JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Students in Kingston get ready for a class trip abroad. Schools across Canada are considering banning trips to the U.S. amid President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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  13. Ousted cabinet minister wants Liberals to boost border staff to deal with asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Former federal labour minister MaryAnn Mihychuk wants more resources devoted to the border at Emerson, Man., to help address a wave of asylum seekers. A Manitoba MP is urging Ottawa and one of her former cabinet colleagues - Ralph Goodale -to provide more resources to the Manitoba border in light of a recent surge of asylum seekers.

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  14. Having babies for strangers explored in new CBC documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    As often happens in the hunter-gatherer stages of building a documentary film, you think it's about one thing and it ends up being about another. Veteran Vancouver filmmaker Nick Orchard - born in Edmonton in 1950 - thought he was making a movie about women who hire surrogate wombs in Mexico, India and Thailand because of restrictive Canadian laws.

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  15. A fresh look at stunning, historic a Book of Negroesa through N.S. online portalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Sylvia Hamilton, filmmaker, writer and educator, is seen at the University of King's College in Halifax on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. At first, the image on the computer screen looks innocent enough: a ledger showing a list of names, ages and brief descriptions of physical stature, all of it written in a precise cursive that hasn't been practised in more than two centuries.

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  16. Remember This? The first Sault-born mayorHe was both and Odd Fellow...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SooToday

    James Dawson, reading a welcome speech to Earl Haig, Viscount Byng, and Lady Byng, on the occasion of the unveiling of the cenotaph in memory of the dead who fell in the Great war 1914-1918, on the grounds of the Sault Ste Marie Court House. Sault Ste.

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  17. Canadian school boards question trips to U.S. as travel ban debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Schools are deciding whether to cross the border in Emerson, Man. to go on U.S. school trips.

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  18. Burden of isolation: Juror with PTSD urges triple-murder jury to get helpRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The News

    Mark Farrant has a good idea of what jurors are going through after they sat through a recent triple-murder trial's disturbing testimony about how the victims were killed and disposed of. Farrant, who is from Toronto, spent five months at the 2014 trial of Farshad Badakhshan, who was ultimately convicted of murdering his 23-year-old girlfriend, Carina Petrache.

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  19. A bit of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    It went from clear skies to snow overnight in the Okanagan Valley, as Mother Nature decided winter was not yet over. Environment Canada predicts the entire region has a 40 per cent chance of flurries Sunday, with temperature highs ranging from 2 degrees in Penticton to 1 degree in Kelowna and 0 in Vernon.

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  20. Not quite the coldest night, but it was definitely nippy (12...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SooToday

    The annual Coldest Night of the Year charity walk to benefit St. Vincent Place on Saturday, Feb. 25. 2017 Donna Hopper/SooToday Sault Ste. Marie was one of numerous locations across the country to take part in the Coldest Night of the Year charity walk Saturday evening.

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