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Elections chief says lowering voting age to 16 is an idea 'worth considering' Canadas acting elections chief Stphane Perrault says lowering the voting age to 16 could boost lifelong participation in the democratic process. Changing the legal age for casting a ballot is a fundamental policy option that only Parliament can make - but | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Newfoundlanders in love with rural life lament small-town resettlement strategy As some Newfoundland towns grapple with the often divisive issue of resettlement, some residents are returning to these places to experience what they view as an idyllic lifestyle. | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Every Canadian should have the right to vote even those living abroad This week, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider a constitutional challenge to a law that strikes at the heart of what it means to be a Canadian citizen. | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Little Slavic tiger' Slovakia marred by murder, organized crime, street protests and intrigue Professional hitmen, deadly bullets to the head, mayhem, enormous crowds marching in anger, a government in meltdown, and behind it all, apparently, the Ndrangheta, the ferocious Calabrian mafia. But this is not Italy. This is little Slovakia, a country o | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump to unveil opioid plan that includes death penalty for drug dealers: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials say. | 11 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tickets without barcodes: Concert venues experiment with new systems True North Sports and Entertainment is testing a new Ticketmaster system that gives venues the option to omit barcodes that would usually be scanned to validate a ticket's authenticity and grant entry to a concert or sporting event. | 16 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Weekly with Wendy Mesley March 18, 2018 Wendy Mesley takes you behind the headlines to reveal hidden and surprising forces shaping the news and our world. | 19 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump says fired FBI director McCabe 'never took notes' in their brief meetings U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving concerns that special counsel Robert Mueller's team, which is investigating Russian election interference, may be biased against him. | 19 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The dirty truth about makeup and the oil change debate: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. | 21 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Putin on track for commanding win as Russia votes Russian President Vladimir Putin cast his vote on Sunday in a presidential election that is expected to give him a runaway victory, the only possible blemish for the Kremlin being if large numbers of voters do not bother taking part because the result is | Mar 18, 2018 09:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend