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Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction, President Donald Trump called Monday for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty.

Firearms Amendments 20150513

The Liberal government is expected to introduce legislation tomorrow that will further tighten firearms laws to reduce gun violence — a move welcomed by gun control advocates but feared by lawful owners who say new restrictions will do little to prevent crime.

Pot Pharmaceuticals 20180315

The federal government today released the results of its public consultation on the legalization of pot and revealed its proposals for how the product will be packaged and regulated.

Larry Kwong

Larry Kwong, the first player to break the NHL's colour barrier, has died at age 94 in Calgary.

Israel Frenchman Arrested

A French employee of the country's consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel's domestic security agency says.

US Self Driving Vehicle Fatality 20180319

Uber says it has paused its testing of autonomous cars, including in Toronto, after a pedestrian fatality in Tempe, Ariz.

Peacekeeping Women 20180222

A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National newsletter's Jonathon Gatehouse.

Couple feet in bed

In a study of women with menopause-related sexual discomfort, gels worked as well as prescription hormone tablets at reducing symptoms.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Alberta oil sands

The same Russian online troll farm that meddled in the U.S. presidential election has also taken swipes at Canadian targets, including oil infrastructure and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.


Facebook Inc. faced growing pressure on Monday after European and U.S. lawmakers called for investigations into reports that a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users.


The federal, Ontario and Quebec governments say they will spend $200 million to help fund research into 5G wireless technology, the next-generation networks with download speeds 100 times faster than current ones can handle.

Mali Cda 20180318

The Liberal government has confirmed it's sending a detachment of helicopters and support troops to the troubled West African nation of Mali, as it ticks off a number of its peacekeeping commitments.

Ontario speech from the throne election Liberals Wynne

Ontario's Liberal government teases what voters should expect in its upcoming pre-election budget in a speech from the throne, promising significant new spending on a wide range of programs and issues.

Aeroplan website

Owners of the Aeroplan loyalty program have struck a deal with online retailing giant Amazon that will enable the former's five million members in Canada earn reward points while shopping online.


Vladimir Putin now has a stronger hold on Russia — and stronger place in the world — thanks to an overwhelming mandate for yet another term as president.

Ronald Lake Bison herd

An Alberta First Nation is worried a proposed oilsands mine will doom the Ronald Lake bison herd.

Christopher Wylie

The Canadian whistleblower at the centre of an international scandal that allegedly helped the Trump campaign capitalize politically from private Facebook information got his start in politics with the Liberal Party of Canada.

Montreal Missing Boy 20180319

Divers searched the river near des Bateliers Park in Montreal's north end in an attempt to find 10-year-old Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou Monday.

Gerald Stanley arrives Battleford court Jan. 30, 2018

Charges against Gerald Stanley of improper storage of seven guns on the Biggar, Sask.-area property where Colten Boushie was fatally shot have been adjourned until April 16.

Brittany Baechler, left, and her mother, Val Mallou

Attorneys are not allowed to bill for hours they spend answering complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario.

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Three assault suspects

Peel Regional Police say the three men who assaulted a man with autism at a Mississauga bus terminal on March 13 may be from British Columbia.

new brunswick marijuana

Business owners won’t be able to sell recreational marijuana in the rural areas of the Thompson Nicola Regional District any time soon.

dental surgery

The B.C. government’s commitment to increase the number of dental surgeries performed each year is a good start but doesn’t fully address the needs of people with disabilities, according to an autism advocate.


Two-thirds of the way through the academic year, schools across British Columbia are still lacking teachers and some are finding creative ways of addressing the shortage from cross-country recruitment to hiring replacements without certifications.

RCMP patrol car

RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward after a stolen white Ford F-150 pickup truck was involved in a series of hit-and-run collisions in Kelowna, B.C.

House fire 1150 McClure Street, Victoria March 19,2018

Three trucks and 17 firefighters responded to a large house fire in the Fairfield neighbourhood which caused extensive damage to a character home.

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain protester

More demonstrators were arrested Monday at Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby terminal, where activists are planning a week of protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Doto 2 Championships

The Dota 2 (Defence of the Ancients) tournament has all the makings of a polished sports event including play-by-play announcers, post game interviews and enthusiastic fans.

Jennifer Gatey

The father of a Kamloops teen killed in a 2016 hit and run is relieved the man charged in her death plans to enter a guilty plea.

Larry Kwong

Larry Kwong, the first player to break the NHL's colour barrier, has died at age 94 in Calgary.

sockeye salmon

While flood fears grow in parts of the B.C. Interior, high snow levels are expected to increase Vancouver Island river levels to the benefit of threatened fish stocks.


Two graduate students at the University of British Columbia are hoping to rid the campus of plastics because they are concerned about the amount of plastic litter ending up in the ocean around their school.


RCMP remain on the scene at a Vernon, B.C., home where a 37-year-old woman was found unresponsive on Thursday.

Saanich sex assault and robbery suspect

David Hope was convicted of sex assault, break and enter, forcible confinement and robbery after attacking two women near UVic in 2016.

CCGS Vector in Kynoch Inlet

A Canadian Coast Guard vessel with more than a dozen researchers on board has returned from an ocean expedition off B.C.'s Central Coast.

grizzly bear powell river

The man has been ordered to pay $1 fine and donate $8,000 to the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.


Lilia Zaharieva was sitting in a Victoria restaurant having "the world's saddest happy hour" when she received an email that changed her life.

squatters in cambie corridor

Neighbours in the Cambie corridor are raising concerns over vacant and boarded up properties that have been left empty by developers, but are now housing squatters.

Mucci Farms

Master gardener Brian Minter says living in small space shouldn't deter you from exercising your green thumb.

Chun Tao Zhang CBSA allegations

A Taiwanese woman who moved to Richmond, B.C., to marry is being connected to the running of a series of bawdy-houses and recruitment of foreign nationals to work in the Lower Mainland sex trade.

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Canada had its first scare at the world women's curling championship on Monday afternoon but recovered for a 9-5 victory over China.

HKN GM Meetings 20180318

The NHL general managers meetings were dominated by talk of the goalie interference rule Monday.

Larry Kwong

Larry Kwong, the first player to break the NHL's colour barrier, has died at age 94 in Calgary.

#MelnykOut billboard 2

Billboards designed to put pressure on Ottawa Senators owner and CEO Eugene Melnyk to sell the team have gone up at several locations around Ottawa.

Carlos Cordeiro U.S. Soccer Federation World Cup

The group hoping to bring the 2026 World Cup to North America has defended its decision for a 60-10-10 split in games. The plan calls for the United States to stage 60 games with 10 in each of Canada and Mexico.

tyronn lue

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep.


Anthony Calvillo has a new gig. The Toronto Argonauts announced Monday pro football's all-time passing leader will serve as their quarterback coach in 2018.

John Epping Curling Team Disbanding

John Epping's Toronto-based curling rink is bringing in Brent Laing and Craig Savill for next season, according to a statement posted on the team's Facebook page.


One word succinctly describes what's transpired so far in the NCAA Tournament: Madness. With improbable comebacks and an upset for the ages, the tournament proved once that anything can happen.

Pittsburgh Nashville Stanley Cup Rematch

How likely is another Stanley Cup final between the back-to-back-champion Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators? Tim Wharnsby looks at why these two are on track for the NHL's first Cup rematch in nine years.

Canada improves to 3-0 at curling worlds

Canada remains undefeated at the 2018 Women's World Curling Championships, after a convincing 8-1 win over Germany Sunday.


Patrik Laine scored twice to extend his point streak to 15 games and move into a tie for top NHL goal scorer as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Dallas Stars 4-2 on Sunday.


Russell Westbrook scored 37 points and recorded his 102nd career triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat Toronto 132-125 and snap the Raptors' franchise-record-tying run of consecutive wins at 11 Sunday.


Charles Hamelin of Sainte-Julie, Que., won the 1,000-metre race on Sunday for his second gold medal at the world short track speed skating championships in Montreal.


Mike McEwen defeated Brad Gushue 3 and 1 Sunday in the final of the Grand Slam of Curling's Elite 10 match play competition.


With the World Cup season in the rearview mirror for many winter sports, here's a look at some of the athletes who were awarded Crystal Globes for their efforts.


Canada's Ivanie Blondin finished second in the women's mass start event at the speed skating World Cup finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday. She picked up 120 points for her silver medal to finish third in the overall mass start standings.

Sweden Cross Country

Canada's Alex Harvey capped his cross-country ski World Cup season with a second-place finish in Sunday's men's 15-kilometre pursuit.


Canadian Olympic champion Mikael Kingsbury finished on the top of the podium in his final World Cup event of the 2017-18 season, wrapping up the season with a gold medal, as well as two Crystal Globes as overall moguls champion as well as top freestyle skier across all disciplines.


The Canadian Paralympic Committee's slogan coming into Pyeongchang was "Greatness is Rare" - but for 10 days in South Korea, Canada's 55 athletes, the largest winter delegation ever, proved greatness was abundant.

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