Trudeau speaks to supporters at Liberal HQ after election win. Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won the most seats last night, grabbing 157 out of 338, allowing them to form a minority government. In terms of popular vote, the Conservatives had 34.4 per cent of the vote share, and the Liberals trailed them with 33.1 per cent of the vote, a low for any government in Canada’s history.
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The first english debate for the 2019 federal election saw leaders tackle issues on immigration, health care and the environment while sharply criticizing each other. Much of the debate featured two or more leaders talking over another.
It’s been decades since many of us last remember watching impossibly fit, tan young people running down a shoreline in siren-red bathing suits in slow motion. That’s all you needed to say for more than a billion viewers to tune into NBC’s Baywatch during it’s peak in popularity.
The opening of Toronto’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant is set to be met by protesters as backlash is increasing against the chain on social media.
The Canadian government has issued stern travel warnings for the Bahamas, as well as parts of Florida, as Hurricane Dorian is set to hit both regions.
Hurricane Dorian is gaining intensity as now a possible Category 5 storm, and is barreling towards the Bahamas, along with Florida and the Southeast coast of the United States. According to the National Hurricane Centre, Dorian currently has winds up to 175 mph (281 kph). Those winds have the power to strip roofs from houses, uproot trees and possibly destroy homes. The NHC has issued a tropical storm warning for the Florida coast, and has warned residents to follow evacuation instructions and have a plan for when the storm hits. Here’s how some Floridians have been preparing.
The provincial Conservatives have introduced their own new curriculum that changes when students will learn about certain topics and will make it easier for parents to pull their children from class.
After completing an Uber ride, most of us will never see our driver again. But one Uber employee went out of her way to help out one of her passengers after she heard her struggle.
When Vincent Peone found out he'd be the only passenger on a commercial flight, he decided to make the most of it.
John Hopkins University in Baltimore has fired a professor after he broke into a building on campus where students were staging a sit-in protest.
Following the announcement that the bodies of Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, were found, many are commenting on the abilities of the RCMP.
A mother is speaking out after she claims her children were kicked off a public beach — for using a small tent for shade.
Despite dismal approval ratings amidst a months-long summer hiatus, Premier Doug Ford insists Ontarians are behind him and are taking stock of the changes he’s made since taking office 13 months ago.
Thirty-three people are confirmed dead after a horrific attack on a Japanese animation studio in Kyoto. The Associated Press reported that a man, who does not work for Kyoto Animation, ran into the three-storey building and yelled “You die!”. Police in the area said this man sprayed a liquid around the studio and it caught fire. The 41-year-old suspect has been detained and taken to the hospital with injuries.Another 36 people were critically injured in the attack that Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described as "too appalling for words".
Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for several parts of the country, including southern Quebec and Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia where temperatures could reach 40 C by end of day Friday.
As a heatwave continues to scorch residents and tourists across Europe during peak travel months, some iconic destinations had to close for safety reasons.Greece shut down the Acropolis Hill ruins for several hours on July 4 as temperatures hit a high of 38 Celsius. More than 4,000 schools across France have closed in the last week as meteorologists noted that the mercury hit 45 Celsius last Friday.Would you brave the heat for a European vacation?For breaking news notifications to your phone, follow Yahoo Canada’s new breaking news Facebook group.
As students are beginning to receive their estimates for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), many are attempting to understand the nature of the changes to the program and what the impact is.
A crisis has emerged along the southern U.S. border, where many migrants including children are being held in detention facilities in dire conditions.The Associated Press reported that children in one centre in Clint, Texas, were caring for each other while lacking water, food and sanitation. Children have also died while in the care of border patrol.The U.S. house recently passed a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained.Here are some images illustrating what migrants are facing on their journey to the U.S.
Controversial comments during a convocation speech prompted Western University to issue an apology to students and their families.
Multiple tourist deaths at all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic have raised alarm bells for those planning to vacation at the popular Caribbean destination.
From the iconic buzzer beater shot, to possible career-altering injuries, here are all the moments from the NBA finals that led to the Toronto Raptor’s taking the title.
An Old Navy employee was fired from a Toronto-area store after an aggressive racial profiling incident was filmed and shared on social media.
Sudan is grappling with a political crisis that has seen a death toll of 118 people and rising, after security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protesters in the country’s capital.