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Inflation stays at 1.9 per cent in Sept., held by falling gas prices

The annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in September for a second-straight month, keeping the indicator close to the Bank of Canada's ideal two per cent target. Reported by CP24

1 in 5 homes in Canada bought by newcomers, Royal LePage survey says

A survey released on Wednesday by Royal LePage suggests newcomers to Canada are contributing "significantly" to demand for real estate, with about one in five homes sold to people who've arrived here in the last 10 years. Reported by CBC

Shih Tzu never thought you'd see: Fearful dog saves cat from raccoons

Alexis Kunz was away at a wedding on P.E.I. when she learned her nine-year-old Shih Tzu, Sophie, saved her 13-year-old cat, Morrie, from two aggressive raccoons over the weekend in Williamswood, N.S. Reported by CBC

Past cannabis use admission snagging boomers at Canada/US border: lawyer

Canadians wanting to cross the U.S. border are being asked different marijuana questions than they were before cannabis was legal, says an American immigration lawyer who represents numerous aging baby boomers denied entry to America for past pot use. Reported by CP24

Ontario Premier Doug Ford to make announcement in Kenora, Ont.

KENORA, Ont. - Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to make an announcement related to infrastructure today in Kenora, Ont. Reported by CP24

Brazil building collapse: Race on to find the missing

One person died when the apartment block collapsed and there are still residents feared trapped. Reported by BBC News

Terminally ill teen casts ballot with days to live, urges Canadians to vote this election

Time is precious for 18-year-old Maddison Yetman of Winnipeg. Reported by CP24

Advance poll turnout surges 29 per cent over 2015

An estimated 4.7 million electors voted in the advance polls held across the country over the last four days, Elections Canada said Tuesday. Reported by CBC

Who’s in Charge in Peru? Peruvians Can’t Agree

The president dissolved Congress. Congress suspended the president. Now the vice president has renounced. Here’s what you need to know to understand the dysfunction roiling Peru. Reported by NYTimes

More than 200 charges laid in organized crime, human trafficking investigation: York Regional Police

York Regional Police says more information will be released on Wednesday about a multi-provincial investigation into human trafficking and organized crime that has led to the arrest of 31 people. Reported by CP24

'You are masters in your own house': Scheer outlines Quebec priorities for a Conservative government

With less than a week to go before voting day, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer outlined his priorities for Quebec in a final effort to fend off the late advances of the Bloc Québécois and NDP.  Reported by CBC

Trump lawyer Giuliani defies subpoena

Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani, has declared he will not comply with a subpoena issued as part of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry. Reported by SBS

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg 'doesn't understand' Alberta, environment minister says

Alberta’s environment minister says teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg “doesn’t understand” Alberta and signalled the government won’t be laying out the welcome mat for her upcoming visit to the province. Reported by CBC

Brazil central bank chief vows to ‘reinvent’ economy

Roberto Campos Neto tries to cut red tape to boost private enterprise in pursuit of growth Reported by FT

'Genocide, madness, betrayal': Democratic debate unloads on Trump Syria pullout

Twelve Democratic White House hopefuls faced off in their fourth debate on Tuesday. Reported by SBS

Humpback whales seen blowing bubbles to trap prey

Researchers from the University of Hawaii have released 'groundbreaking' footage of humpback whales feeding in waters off south-east Alaska. Reported by SBS

Man critical after car slams into transport truck on Highway 401

A man believed to be in his 30s has been rushed to hospital with critical injuries after a car slammed into the back of a transport truck on Highway 401 Tuesday night. Reported by CP24

Passport lost by IRCC and Canada Post is Venezuelan student's "worst nightmare"

A Venezuelan PhD candidate in London, Ont. worries that he’s "stranded in Canada" after his passport got lost somewhere between Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and Canada Post. Reported by CBC

Rudy Giuliani, Mike Pence refuse to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

Mike Pence and Rudy Giuliani have declared they will not comply with a subpoena issued as part of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry. Reported by SBS

18-year-old Winnipeg woman with terminal cancer casts 1st vote, urges others to do the same

When 18-year-old Maddison Yetman’s first chance to vote rolled around with the upcoming federal election, she wasn’t going to let anything get in her way — not even a sudden, terminal cancer diagnosis. Reported by CBC

This time, it's not an impostor: Missing python finally found months after vanishing

An elusive snake embroiled in a case of mistaken identity involving a second missing python has finally been found — in his owner's basement. Reported by CBC

Lululemon launches investigation into alleged worker abuse at supplier factory

Lululemon Athletica Inc. says it has launched an investigation after learning about reports of worker abuse at a manufacturing facility in Bangladesh that supplies the athleisure retailer. Reported by CP24

Mexico: Army deployed after police killed in ambush

Monday's attack in the western Michoacán state is blamed on a powerful drug cartel. Reported by BBC News

RCMP investigating whether Canadian newlyweds detained in Turkey were radicalized

The RCMP has been combing through the background of two Canadian newlyweds who disappeared while on vacation in Turkey and are suspected of trying to join ISIS. They were picked up by Turkish police after a frantic family request. Reported by CBC

Crown appealing verdict in toddler's meningitis case, citing comments by judge

The Crown is appealing the not guilty verdict in the case of an Alberta couple charged with not seeking medical attention sooner for their sick son. Reported by CP24

Canada 'temporarily' suspends new arms sales to Turkey

Canada has "temporarily" suspended new arms export permits to Turkey following that country's incursion into northern Syria, Global Affairs said Tuesday. Reported by CBC

Police: Suspect sought in indecent act at Pacific Mall

Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly committed an indecent act at a Markham mall on Thursday. Reported by CP24


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