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Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada

Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada

Toys ‘R’ Us, based in Wayne, New Jersey, announced the filing late Monday.

Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada
Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 mph (260 kph) late Monday when it slammed into Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands
Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China

Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China

Centre Bo Horvat: ‘It’s going to be fun. Hopefully we can put on a good show.’

Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China
B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled

B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled

First Nations woman took to Twitter after daughter was asked to define word at Vancouver school

B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled
Police investigate a home in St-Eustache, Que., Friday, where the body of the mother of a boy who was the subject of an amber alert was found. The boy’s father, who was arrested in Ontario Friday, is in hospital after he became injured while in police custody Saturday. (GRAHAM HUGHES / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Dad arrested after Ontario Amber Alert now in hospital

The father of boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert is in hospital

Police investigate a home in St-Eustache, Que., Friday, where the body of the mother of a boy who was the subject of an amber alert was found. The boy’s father, who was arrested in Ontario Friday, is in hospital after he became injured while in police custody Saturday. (GRAHAM HUGHES / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
An OPP officer displays bags containing fentanyl as Ontario Provincial Police host a news conference in Vaughan, Ont., on February 23, 2017. File photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

20 investigations launched involving fentanyl from China

RCMP says charges to be laid in Canada involving fentanyl shipments from China.

An OPP officer displays bags containing fentanyl as Ontario Provincial Police host a news conference in Vaughan, Ont., on February 23, 2017. File photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Leadership contender Jagmeet Singh greets supporters before the NDP’s Leadership Showcase in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday September 17 , 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Federal NDP candidates make their last pitch

Federal NDP candidates make final appeal ahead of leadership vote

Leadership contender Jagmeet Singh greets supporters before the NDP’s Leadership Showcase in Hamilton, Ont., on Sunday September 17 , 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Finance Minister chides NDP for tax-change opposition

Finance Minister chides NDP for tax-change opposition

Minister Bill Morneau says he’s disappointed by the NDP opposition to his “progressive proposal”

Finance Minister chides NDP for tax-change opposition
Medically assisted death is still a topic of debate in Canada. (submitted)

Delta woman, a plaintiff in assisted death challenge, dies

Robyn Moro, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, finally gets medical help to die

Medically assisted death is still a topic of debate in Canada. (submitted)
The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep win top Emmy Award prizes

The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep win top Emmy Award prizes

Series based on Margaret Atwood novel also wins for writing, directing, acting

The Handmaid’s Tale, Veep win top Emmy Award prizes
Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Toronto-born Khadr spent years in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely
Black Press file photo.

Greyhound wants to cut more bus routes in B.C.

Company applies to chop nine routes, including Victoria to Vancouver, Prince Rupert to Prince George

Black Press file photo.
UBC student Stephanie Hale, 23, poses for a photograph in Kamloops on Thursday, October 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett.

UBC faces new sex assault human-rights case

Student files complaint alleging university failed to act after she reported a sex assault

UBC student Stephanie Hale, 23, poses for a photograph in Kamloops on Thursday, October 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff Bassett.
Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train

Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train

Police say the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year

Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train
A screen shot from the EA Sports video game NHL 18 is seen in this handout image. EA Sports.

‘NHL 18’ video game looks to reflect young guns

Made-in-Vancouver hockey title looks to capture skills of Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and more

A screen shot from the EA Sports video game NHL 18 is seen in this handout image. EA Sports.
Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver

Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver

Supreme Court of Canada ruled that consent to sexual activity doesn’t count without

Justice ministers talk HIV non-disclosure in Vancouver
August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

B.C. Real Estate Association says 9,162 residential properties were sold in August

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming
Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds

Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds

An estimated 500,000 Canadians own Florida properties

Hurricane Irma could hike insurance costs for Canadian snowbirds
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is sitting down to talk with ministers in Vancouver. (Canadian Press photo)

Pot to dominate talk as justice ministers meet in B.C.

Ottawa’s rushed marijuana legalization timeline has provinces concerned

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is sitting down to talk with ministers in Vancouver. (Canadian Press photo)
Tragically Hip filmmakers say project came together fast

Tragically Hip filmmakers say project came together fast

Film follows band’s tour and faces the reality of Gord Downie’s incurable brain cancer diagnosis

Tragically Hip filmmakers say project came together fast