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Pulse24 - Toronto | Canada's Freshest Source for Canadian News en-ca Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:28:31 -0500 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:28:31 -0500 RSS Generator Unifor splits with Canadian Labour Congress over workers’ right to choose union The largest private sector union in Canada said Wednesday it is splitting with the Canadian Labour Congress over issues which include disagreements about the rights of workers to choose what union should represent them. In a notice posted on its website, Unifor national president Jerry Dias and Quebec director Renaud Gagne said the congress has […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:19:00 -0500 Ex-girlfriend testifies accused in Liberty Village murder told her ‘I might have killed somebody’ A woman whose public urination sparked a fatal stabbing in Liberty Village around six years ago testified Wednesday that her then-boyfriend, who is accused in the murder, told her he “might have killed somebody.” The urination sparked a drunken street fight that ended the life of 24-year-old Mike Pimentel on New Year’s Day in 2012. […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:45:00 -0500 Bloc Quebecois leader to award Quebec legislature medal to Mark Norman OTTAWA – Bloc Quebecois Leader Martine Ouellet will give a Quebec national assembly medal to the vice-admiral who is being investigated by the RCMP on suspicion of having leaked cabinet secrets to the Davie shipyard. Mark Norman was head of the navy when the former Conservative government gave the Quebec City-area facility an interim supply-ship […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:23:00 -0500 Joly meets with entertainment groups about harassment and workplace safety TORONTO – Heritage Minister Melanie Joly says she wants zero tolerance for harassment when it comes to federal grants and contributions for the entertainment industry. Joly had two meetings with representatives from Canada’s entertainment industry Wednesday to discuss how to curb harassment and ensure a safe environment. The first meeting, hosted by the Professional Association […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:29:00 -0500 Garneau and transportation industry ‘cautiously optimistic’ about NAFTA: minister MONTREAL – Transport Minister Marc Garneau says he shares the cautious optimism of Canada’s transportation industry that a deal will be reached to modernize NAFTA. The minister said the sustained efforts by the federal and provincial governments to reinforce the importance of the trade deal to American politicians are bearing fruit. He points to the […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:55:00 -0500 Bread price-fixing documents won’t be unsealed Thursday, Loblaw says BRAMPTON, Ont. – Loblaw says court documents regarding an alleged industry-wide bread price-fixing scheme won’t be released tomorrow after an unidentified individual filed an application against releasing them. The information to obtain, which outlines why the Competition Bureau wanted search warrants in the case against at least seven companies, including Canada’s three major grocers, has […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:17:00 -0500 A list of some bystanders hit with stray bullets VANCOUVER – Vancouver police say an innocent 15-year-old boy was riding in a car with his family last weekend when he was shot as gunfire erupted outside. The boy later died in hospital. A man believed to be the target of the attack was also killed. Here are some other cases involving bystanders hit by […] Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:59:00 -0500