Governments look to buyouts for flood victims |…

As the Ottawa River begins to recede after bursting its banks for the second time in two years, politicians are beginning to ask whether it makes sense to allow residents to rebuild in flood-prone areas.…

Why hasnt Facebook banned any far-right groups in…

When several Canadian groups and individuals were banned recently from Facebook for spreading hate, it was widely remarked that none of them were from Quebec, despite a sizeable far-right scene in the province. A spokesperson…

A lesson from New Jersey as Quebec tries…

While residents of homes along the Ottawa River in Rigaud, Que., pump water from their basements for the second time in two years, Ronald Pichet's home is dry — for now. After the historic 2017 floods, Pichet built…

Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas…

Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as marine refuges. The…

Sri Lanka on edge days after deadly Easter…

Sri Lanka's top health official has revised down the death toll from the Easter Sunday attacks, while the U.S. Embassy in the island nation's capital warned people to avoid places of worship this weekend because of possible…

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It's no secret that our increasingly "smart" houses have become a rich source of data for companies. We know — in a general sense, anyway — that we are sacrificing some privacy for the sake…

Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano shot in Mississauga, Ont.…

Notorious Hamilton mobster Pat Musitano has been shot. The incident happened in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday morning. Peel Regional Police said on Twitter that officers were called to the area of Hurontario Street and Matheson Boulevard…