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Former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford announces his candidacy for the leadership of the Ontario Progessvie Conservative Party in Toronto last month. (Frank Gunn / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Why Doug Ford has a good shot at becoming Ontario PC leader.

Maritess Antonio paid an agent in Hong Kong $6,000 for a job in Yellowknife and arrived in Canada in 2016. She found out about the new permanent residency requirements last year. (Maritess Antonio)

Number of migrant caregivers becoming permanent residents plummets after federal changes.

“The Charter rights of all our residents are at risk when the rights of young men of colour, like the applicant, are trampled upon by the excesses of heavy police boots.”

Judge points to ‘excesses of heavy police boots’ after unlawful arrest by Peel cop.

The monument honouring RCMP Constables Fabrice Gevaudan, Dave Ross and Doug Larche, gunned down in 2014. The RCMP has been ordered to pay $550,000 for failing to provide its members with proper equipment and training in the Moncton shooting. (Andrew Vaughan / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

RCMP fined $550,000 for Labour Code violations in fatal 2014 Moncton shooting.

Sources say the Sherman family's private investigation into the deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman has found that the two were murdered in what looks like a professional contract killing, not a murder-suicide. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo)

The Sherman family’s private investigation into the shocking deaths of billionaire Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey is revealing a very different story than the murder-suicide theory that has led headlines to date. A Star investigation reveals the details.

A leaked draft of a Pentagon nuclear weapons review calls for the U.S. to invest in new "low-yield" nuclear weapons that would likely be more powerful than the bombs that levelled Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of the Second World War. (William Collette / The Associated Press File Photo)

Pentagon nuclear review includes proposals for new weapons, leaked draft shows.

Chun Deng died after a ritual in which he was tackled by fraternity members while blindfolded and weighed down with a sand-filled backpack as he tried to cross a frozen yard in 2013. The Pi Delta Psi fraternity was banned from Pennsylvania for 10 years and was ordered to pay a fine of more than $110,000 for its role in Deng’s death. (HANDOUT / The New York Times)

4 ex-fraternity members from New York City get jail in pledge’s hazing death in Pennsylvania.

Lake Ontario in the frigid morning air.

‘Miscommunication’ led to some homeless being turned away from shelter.

All eyes are on the Canadian government after a catastrophic year for the highly endangered species.

Here’s why 12 right whales died in Canadian waters — and why more will die if nothing is done.

Puerto Rico socialists reap their reward on Christmas Day.

Now onto their third month without power, some Puerto Ricans are experiencing a decline in their mental health, to the extent that government officials are counting some suicides as part of the storm’s official death toll.

Security measures at the Christmas market in Strasbourg, France on Dec. 1.

France mobilizes 97,000 police, soldiers as security with fears of holiday terrorist attacks high.

Say Donald Trump kills NAFTA. Here’s what experts say will happen to Canada: Analysis

Sousa opens up $5M ‘suggestion box’ for budget ideas from the public.