Canada & World

Award offered, then rescinded for ‘American Pie’ singer

Don McLean announced he was receiving a lifetime achievement award, but celebration was short-lived

Meghan Markle’s former ‘Suits’ co-star tweets royal baby well wishes

Patrick J. Adams played Mike Ross, Markle’s character Rachel Zane’s love interest, on legal drama

Thousands of Canadian families could miss out on planned bump to child benefit

Feds plan to visit more than 500 Indigenous communities to get more people to take advantage of it

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Sex assault preliminary hearing set for Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard

Two-day hearing confirmed for Canadian band’s frontman

UN report says nature is in worst shape in human history

Report says it’s all because of humans, but that it’s not too late to fix it

Systemic change needed to address suicide among physicians in Canada: doctors

They write that suicide is an occupational hazard in their profession

Experts hunt for reason why 41 died in Moscow plane fire

The plane, an Aeroflot SSJ100, was carrying 78 people, including five crew members

Harry, Meghan ‘absolutely thrilled’ about birth of baby boy

The infant will be seventh in line to the British throne

Saskatchewan top court rules 3-2 federal carbon tax is constitutional

Justice wrote establishing minimum national standards for a price on greenhouse gas emissions falls under feds

Man badly hurt after falling into Hawaii volcano crater

Man had climbed over railing at Kilauea volcano’s Halemaumau crater on the Big Island

Canadian psychiatrist advises doctors on how to help patients during Ramadan

He’s worried about what fasting could do to medication intake

VIDEO: Star Wars family mourns Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Mayhew died at his home in Texas this week. He was 74.

Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ cited for hate speech

Facebook has banned Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, among others

Conservatives seek criminal investigation of Trudeau’s trips to Aga Khan’s island

Trudeau’s family visited the private retreat of the Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist, on three occasions

Chelsea Manning doc debuts with its subject imprisoned again

Manning was jailed again after being found in contempt for refusing to answer questions about WikiLeaks

Mother, four kids killed in fire in northern Ontario First Nation

The house fire broke out in the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, north of Thunder Bay

To excel in the automated world Canada shouldn’t forget the liberal arts: study

Study collected input from more than 5,000 employers, youths, workers and educators

CMHC says overall housing market no longer highly vulnerable after prices ease

Housing prices in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto and Hamilton move closer to sustainable levels

Canadians struggle to distinguish between real and fake news: survey

Half of survey participants also reported clicking on a headline expecting to read balanced coverage

Women in Canadian Armed Forces get wardrobe update

Pony tails, flats and optional nylons now allowed