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Credit cards are easy to get — even for repeat bankrupts. When they can’t pay their debt, who covers the cost?

Credit cards are easy to get — even for repeat bankrupts. When they can’t...

When he filed for his fifth bankruptcy, Gerard Ongo had Capital One and Canadian Tire credit cards in his wallet on which he had racked up roughly $20,000 in debt. Alarmed, the court...
Described video opens up world of film to the blind

Described video opens up world of film to the blind

How do you describe a sunset, or fireworks to someone who is blind?These are just a couple of the challenges facing James McKenzie, who is enrolled in Canada’s first research-based post-secondary program in...
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China hints at national security trials for Canadians Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor

BEIJING - China is hinting at upcoming trials for two Canadian citizens held for a year on vague national security charges in what is widely believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada...
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Chrystia Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

OTTAWA—Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and Mexican officials in Mexico City on Tuesday amid reports a deal to revise the new North American free-trade agreement is close to completion.The...
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Kathleen Wynne says her official portrait signals to girls that they can become premier

There’s a new face on the hallowed walls of the hallowed halls at Queen’s Park: a history-making portrait of the Ontario’s first female — and openly gay — premier.MPP Kathleen Wynne, whose Liberals...
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Kenney urges Trudeau government to take ‘meaningful action’ to address separatist sentiments in Alberta

OTTAWA— Alberta Premier Jason Kenney launched a full-court press on the Trudeau government Monday, arriving with a team of eight cabinet ministers, numbers and charts in hand, to warn that separatist sentiment in...
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CRTC announces new plan to help prevent nuisance phone calls

After years of complaints from Canadians about fraudulent telephone calls and voicemail spam, the CRTC says it’s stepping up its fight.Canada’s federal telecom regulator said Monday that telecom companies have until the end...
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Denied by the province and law society, Pro Bono Ontario turns to big law...

A charity that facilitates access to justice, including by helping unrepresented people in civil court, is looking for help from the legal profession as it fights for its existence.Pro Bono Ontario offers services...
Toronto’s board of health recommends tax on vaping products

Toronto’s board of health recommends tax on vaping products

Vaping products should be treated more like tobacco products, the city’s board of health decided unanimously on Monday, endorsing recommendations aimed at making it harder for teens to buy and use the aerosols...
Province unveils massive justice legislation, reverses plan for big new cuts to legal aid

Province unveils massive justice legislation, reverses plan for big new cuts to legal aid

After slashing the legal aid system’s budget by $133 million this year, the Ontario government is reversing its plan to cut $31 million more next year, Attorney General Doug Downey confirmed Monday. The...