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Of Mice and Morro and Jasp

John Steinbeck’s Depression-era classic Of Mice and Men has never been noted for gut-busting laughs, but perhaps that’s just because it didn’t have enough clowns.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 3:00 pm
Cameron Friesen

Manitoba's finance minister says the federal government should abandon its tax-reform proposals and set up an independent commission to examine ways to improve the tax system.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 1:13 pm
Quentin Allan Sumner

A sex offender who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been re-arrested.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 1:02 pm

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Diana Abel

Diana Abel's son, Cpl. Michael David Abel, was killed in an accident while serving with the Airborne in Somalia in 1993.

Posted: November 10, 2017, 4:00 am

New parental leave options that will allow Canadians to spread their federal benefits over a longer period of time are leading to questions about whether people will be able to live off them and whether small businesses will be able to adapt.

Posted: November 10, 2017, 4:00 am

Newfoundland and Labrador has just two providers of surgical abortion. Full cost coverage from the government for the abortion pill would transform access to abortion services in rural and remote areas of the province.

Posted: November 10, 2017, 4:00 am

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World News Headlines

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A planned meeting of Trans-Pacific Partnership countries was unexpectedly delayed Friday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with his Japanese counterpart at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 8:21 pm

A celebration of life for former Blue Jays pitcher Roy Halladay will be held next week in Florida.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 6:01 pm

Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation today, including a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in their own party.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 5:27 pm

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Entertainment and Arts Headlines

Film Star Wars

The Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday that Rian Johnson will craft a new trilogy for the Star Wars universe, greatly expanding the director's command over the ever-expanding space saga created by George Lucas.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 9:48 pm
Britain  Adele

A CBC/Radio-Canada investigation done jointly with the Toronto Star has revealed how a Canadian scalper has been able to vacuum up thousands of tickets to some of the highest-grossing concert tours and shows in a matter of minutes and resell them at a premium with the help of the ticket website StubHub.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 8:00 pm
All the Money in the World

Removing a star actor from a film that has already been edited is unusual but it's not very difficult, according to a Toronto special effects editor.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 6:07 pm

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Adriana Leon scored in the second half as Canada tied the United States 1-1 in an international women's soccer friendly on Thursday night.

Posted: November 10, 2017, 12:39 am

Yuzuru Hanyu has pulled out of the NHK Trophy after injuring his ankle in practice, a setback that could have a serious impact on his preparations for an Olympic title defence.

Posted: November 10, 2017, 12:09 am

Jaromir Jagr had his first goal as a Flame and added an assist to lead Calgary to a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 11:13 pm

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