4 takeaways from the Conservative election platform

Here are a few key takeaways from the platform, and a look at how the other parties stack up.
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CRIME HUNTER: Killers, voodoo sex traffickers among Europe’s most wanted women
They called her “Mama” and according to cops, she lorded over a sprawling sex trafficking ring that used voodoo to keep her sex slaves terrified. She is Jessica Edosomwan and along with 17 other women, she is one of Europe’s most wanted female criminals. At her peak, the 26-year-old allegedly oversaw a sex ring of […]
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Raptors reportedly lock up Pascal Siakam with four-year max contract
The NBA champions and the league’s most improved player hammer out deal before Monday’s deadline, avoiding restricted free agency.
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B.C. wants regions to win economically from marijuana edibles: solicitor general
“I think there's room in this market for a considerable variety of product and a considerable variety of producers.”
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Saskatoon police arrest two for gun use
Two people were arrested in separate incidents on Friday night. 'It's really terrifying,' said a Jennifer Altenberg, who called the police for one case.
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Justin Trudeau makes pitch for a ‘strong, progressive’ government in campaign’s final days
The Liberal leader is taking his appeal for a progressive government across the country in a whirlwind day of campaigning that sees him make stops in Hamilton, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.
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Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD. Studies are underway to find out why
Women are more likely than men to be sexually assaulted, but experts think there is more to it than that — including hormones, brain stress responses and genetics.
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Makeover: Getting playful for a trip to Paris
Nadia Albano gives a bright new look to 39-year-old business coach Caylee Auge, just in time for her four-month trip to Paris
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Scheer refuses to say whether Tories hired strategist to ‘seek and destroy’ People’s Party
Reports broke that strategist Warren Kinsella and his firm Daisy Group were hired to ``seek and destroy'' Maxime Bernier's party and portray its supporters as racist.
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Leafs can’t worry about recent history as Bruins make first visit of season
Andreas Johnsson would rather not peer into the past. Especially when it involves the Maple Leafs and the club’s exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs the past two years at the hands of the Boston Bruins. A pair of Game 7s on the road, two days short of a year apart, and a pair of […]
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The 10 Most Important People in Raptors history might surprise you
Through the good times and the bad — and it’s easy to forget how bad the Raptors were for many years — these notables moved the needle and made a difference for the better, on and off the court.
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Canadian Denis Shapovalov reaches first ATP Tour final in Sweden
Richmond Hill’s Shapovalov, seeded fourth at the Stockholm Open, will face unseeded Filip Krajinovic in Sunday’s final.
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Elizabeth Warren is finding her moment
Polling in the single digits at the beginning of the summer, the Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate is now tied or inching ahead of former vice-president Joe Biden among Democratic voters.
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Venezuela’s water system is collapsing
A crumbling economy and the collapse of even basic state infrastructure means water comes irregularly — and drinking it is an increasingly risky gamble.
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Canadiens Game Day: Carey Price will start in goal against Blues
Rookie defenceman Cale Fleury sidelined with a minor injury, while backup goalie Keith Kinkaid will start Sunday in Minnesota.
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Blaine Higgs compares Quebec to Canada’s favourite child at Scheer campaign stop
Blaine Higgs made the comparison when asked if he believed Quebec to be Canada's favourite child, saying the province has always received preferential treatment.
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Recipe: Sanguinaccio dolce (sweet blood and chocolate cake)
Curtis Luk, executive chef of CIBO Trattoria in Vancouver, shares his recipe for a truly decadent dessert from his Halloween fixed menu.
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Key battlegrounds in Nova Scotia: 5 ridings considered to be a toss up
Nearly half the ridings in the province are considered to be a toss up, with the top two candidates less than two percentage points apart.
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Scheer refuses to deny Conservatives hired operative to dig up dirt on opponent
Reports suggest the Conservative campaign hired ex-Liberal operative for a “seek and destroy” operation on Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party.
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Man stabbed during a drug transaction gone wrong in downtown Montreal
Police say a conflict had escalated between the suspect and the victim in the courtyard of a building.
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On the streets, new IMF is getting same pushback as old one
From Ecuador and Argentina to Egypt, mutinies are breaking out in countries that borrow from the IMF — posing a challenge for new chief Kristalina Georgieva.
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Fatal shooting at billiards club Hamilton’s 10th homicide of 2019: police
Hamilton police say a man died on the sidewalk out front of Boulevard Billiards on York Boulevard early Saturday.
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Junior hockey: Rockets to visit Blazers, Vees to host Centennial Cup
"The next 20 months will be extremely memorable for all Vees fans, young and old.”
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Trudeau defends Indigenous record despite brief mention of issues during campaign
Trudeau's successful 2015 election bid was based in part on Trudeau's promises to repair the government's relationship with First Nations, Metis and Inuit in Canada.
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Political leaders woo Quebec voters as tight races make predictions impossible
The re-emergence of the Bloc Québécois has thrown the federal parties’ expectations in francophone Quebec for a loop, with some public polls suggesting the party could increase its seat count from 10 to as many as 35 or more.
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Discover beauty, adventure in remote Chile
With 80 km/h winds blowing snow in every direction, my face and hands were covered in seconds. But by this point it didn’t bother me, for I had grown accustomed to the cold. Throughout the night, packed snow formed dark clusters on the outer layer of my tent. These clumps would then disappear as the […]
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BONOKOSKI: Who else but Trudeau finds a new low in honouring Persons Day?
With only a day left before Canada goes to the polls, the Trudeau Liberals continue to take low-level shots in the strangest of places and therefore where they are least expected to be found. Friday was Persons Day in Canada which, despite its historical importance, doesn’t rank high on the celebratory scale because of the […]
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Scheer says national energy corridor will help unite Canadians
In contrast, Scheer says that over the last four years, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's administration has pit region against region.
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Highway 32 closed after semi spills petroleum load
RCMP have closed down a portion of a northern Alberta highway after a two-vehicle collision led to a hazardous spill.
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Multiple roads closed to weekend traffic
The city suggests taking alternate routes avoid delays. 
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Man suffers life-threatening injuries in North York apartment fire
A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was trapped in his burning North York apartment Friday. Toronto Fire Capt. David Eckerman said firefighters were called to the blaze at the seven-storey residential building located at 1284 York Mills Rd., near Parkwoods Village Dr., just before 6 p.m. and discovered the fire inside the man’s fifth-floor […]
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Vancouver Weather: Blustery with showers
There's more rain in the forecast this weekend, with scattered showers on Saturday and rain beginning in the morning on Sunday.
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Scheer won't say if Conservatives hired consultant to 'destroy' People's party
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is refusing to say whether his party hired a consulting firm to attack the People's Party of Canada.
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Far-right groups, counter-protesters descend on Lacolle border crossing
Pro-and anti-immigration demonstrators are due to hold rival rallies this afternoon. Police, which have had to separate them in the past, are already there.
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Ugo Fredette found guilty of first degree murder in slaying of ex wife, stranger
Fredette was arrested on Sept. 15, 2017 in Ontario after a lengthy run from police following the slayings of his ex-wife and a man he came across at a rest stop.
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New Brunswick recycling initiative ‘puts onus on producers’
The program will bring New Brunswick on board with similar programs operating in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. 
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