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  1. VIA Rail's $150 cross-Canada pass unavailable online

    03.29 / 14:53 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    A Via Rail promotion offering young passengers unlimited Canada-wide travel for $150 appears derailed, as the passes are temporarily unavailable…
  2. 5 motorcyclists charged in dangerous stunt driving incidents on Ontario highways

    03.29 / 14:02 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Five motorcyclists are facing a number of charges in connection with two incidents of dangerous stunt driving on Toronto-area highways that police say led to the death of one man and a violent road rage…
  3. Mom angry over Dallas airport pat down of special needs son

    03.29 / 13:09 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    A mother says she and her special needs son were 'treated like dogs' after her request for alternate screening at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport led an officer to closely pat down the…
  4. Rare scrutiny for Jared Kushner, entangled in Russia probe

    03.29 / 12:19 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the…
  5. Billionaire Jim Pattison donates $75M to new Vancouver hospital

    03.29 / 11:31 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    The campaign to build a new hospital in Vancouver got a $75 million boost on Tuesday from billionaire businessman Jim…
  6. Iranians, engines of U.S. university research, wait in limbo

    03.29 / 11:08 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs scrambling to find new…
  7. 5 things to know on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    03.29 / 10:44 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Five things to know: Britain is expected to formally file for divorce from the European Union; hernia surgery patients join a lawsuit against the maker of a now-recalled surgical mesh; the UN declares the world's largest humanitarian crisis in seven decades; an embattled Conservative senator comes under fire for arguing that the residential school system had benefits; and Parks Canada documents raise concerns over a proposed trail along the Alberta’s Icefields P…
  8. Raqqa residents trapped by militants ahead of assault

    03.29 / 09:14 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    As U.S.-backed forces bear down on the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, the militants have taken their strategy of hiding behind civilians further than ever before, effectively using the entire population of Raqqa as human…
  9. Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

    03.29 / 09:14 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Environmental groups are preparing to go to court to battle U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global…
  10. U.K. to formally file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

    03.29 / 08:51 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted…
  11. Canadian patients join class-action suit over recalled hernia mesh

    03.29 / 02:28 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Some Canadian hernia surgery patients have launched a class-action lawsuit against the maker of a now-recalled surgical mesh, claiming they weren't warned of its…
  12. U.S. lawmakers vote to allow internet providers to sell customers' browsing data

    03.29 / 01:37 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    The U.S. House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their…
  13. Market forces may thwart Trump's support of coal industry: analyst

    03.29 / 01:12 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Despite U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to open more coal mines and roll back aspects of former president Barack Obama's initiatives to fight climate change, a Canadian non-profit institute says market forces may work against the 45th…
  14. Brain implant device helps paralyzed man drink, feed himself

    03.28 / 22:43 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    A man who was paralyzed from the shoulders down has learned to feed himself and drink, thanks to a robotic arm he controls with his…
  15. Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

    03.28 / 22:18 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency…
  16. Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan

    03.28 / 19:21 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create…
  17. Fake toons: Kids falling prey to adult parodies of popular children's shows

    03.28 / 18:54 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Parent groups are sounding the alarm after thousands of seemingly kid-friendly YouTube videos were found to contain violent and sexual content, in cartoons made to look like shows such as "Peppa…
  18. Scottish MPs vote for new independence referendum

    03.28 / 17:39 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years -- an unwanted headache for the British government as it prepares to push the European Union exit…
  19. Scotland votes for new independence referendum

    03.28 / 17:15 www.ctvnews.ca Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories
    Scottish lawmakers have voted to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two…