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The riding of Peterborough-Kawartha in central Ontario has a nearly 40-year record of voting for the same party that goes on to form government.
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‘WE’RE ALL OF CANADA’: Leaf Nation West welcomes its team
VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau must be jealous of the Maple Leafs. The PM travels just one province east or west from his Ontario base and starts encountering hostility, while Toronto’s hockey team, with its own dubious record, can go multiple time zones in either direction and feel the love. As the Leafs begin their only […]
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Price hike: Spotty banana duct-taped to a wall now costs US$150,000
3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami, but it was a banana that stole the show.
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Early morning Kemptville crash leaves 1 dead
Ontario Provincial Police believe the vehicle slid and crashed into a tree, killing the lone occupant inside.
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Lawyer competence includes knowledge of Indigenous-Crown history: B.C. law society
Beginning in 2021, all practising lawyers in B.C. will be required to take an online course covering the history of Indigenous-Crown relations as well as legislative changes that could arise from the province’s newly enacted Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.
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Canada’s Ivanie Blondin wins two gold medals at speedskating World Cup
The Ottawa native earned an individual victory in the 1,500 metres and a group win alongside Isabelle Weidemann and Valerie Maltais in the team pursuit.
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15 Calgary eateries on OpenTable’s 2019 list of Top 100 Restaurants in Canada
In addition to releasing a list of the top restaurants in Canada, OpenTable also noted the top dining trends it saw in 2019.
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Southern New Brunswick under rainfall warning
Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for southern New Brunswick with a forecast of heavy and persistent rain. 
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Co-op Refinery using helicopters to transport staff, supplies into Regina plant
The Co-op Refinery Complex claims Unifor members are disrupting operation, forcing them to transport staff and supplies into the plant by helicopter.
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Proposal to name Montreal REM station after late premier Bernard Landry continues to spark outcry
The REM has said it is open to the city's proposal but will establish a committee to organize the naming of stations.
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N.S. regulator revokes licence of funeral director after finding caskets re-used
The Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors says a two-day inquiry held last month found Jillian Nemis guilty of non-compliance with the act governing her profession.
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Western Canada is friendly and familiar territory for Leafs
The Leafs will see a reflection of themselves with the next three games.
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‘Unannounced’ tax cuts and spending could threaten plans for Ford government to balance budget before 2022 election: fiscal watchdog
The Ontario government could balance the budget a year earlier than planned if the Progressive Conservatives can limit the growth of program spending and avoid cutting taxes, says Ontario’s fiscal watchdog.
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N.S. regulator revokes licence of Cape Breton funeral director after finding caskets re-used
Police launched a fraud investigation into the funeral home several weeks after a suspicious fire at the home in February.
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U.S. Supreme Court allows law requiring women to listen to heartbeat before abortion
The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law.
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Storytelling platform Wattpad to open office in Halifax in the new year
Company CEO and co-founder Allen Lau says the move was sparked by the company's rapid growth and need for expansion.
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Trump clears two soldiers of war crimes, then brings them onstage at his fundraiser
The fundraiser, held Saturday at the J.W. Marriott Turnberry Resort and Spa in Aventura, Florida, was closed to reporters
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Cash reportedly stolen from Doo Doo’s Bakery in Bailieboro: Peterborough County OPP
OPP say $1,000 in cash was reported stolen from Doo Doo's Bakery on County Road 28 on Friday.
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Closing arguments begin in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting
Constables Mathieu Boudreau and Patrick Bulger are accused of five code of conduct violations after Michel Vienneau was shot in his vehicle outside the Bathurst train station on Jan. 12, 2015.
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Dutch government to ban laughing gas after reports of drug abuse
The Dutch government is moving to ban laughing gas as the drug becomes more popular with the nation's youth.
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Mississauga plan for multimillion dollar replica Avro Arrow airplane draws criticism
City council pledged $2.2 million for the replica in November so long as the Malton Business Improvement Area secures the rest through private contributions and a $500,000 federal grant.
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Fresh Express salad kit with romaine recalled after E. coli outbreak
Sixteen E. coli infections have been confirmed, four of them requiring hospitalization.
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Batten down the hatches: Heavy wind, rain to kick off the week in Halifax
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for the Halifax Regional Municipality and  Lunenburg, Queens, Richmond, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.
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Those Old Radio Shows December 13-14
Those Old Radio Shows for Dec. 13-14, including A Christmas Carol, Miracle on 34th Street, and It's A Wonderful Life.
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Golden Globes snubs and surprises, including no love for ‘Cats’
Female directors and the film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical were among those to not receive any nominations.
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Storytelling platform Wattpad to open office in Halifax in the new year
Tech company CEO Allen Lau says move sparked by company’s growth, the need to expand and to ‘take advantage of the talent pool available in Halifax.’
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Vancouver weather: Sun will peek through but not for long
Fog will also develop overnight, with temperatures dropping down to plus 1.
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Firefighters battle large industrial fire in Schomberg
Crews were called to Proctor Road near Highway 27 and Highway 9 in Schomberg at around 5:22 a.m. Monday for an industrial fire.
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2 taken to hospital following house fire east of Peterborough
Firefighters responded to a house fire on Old Norwood Road around 1 p.m. on Sunday.
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Man shows up to hospital after he was shot in his car in North York, police say
The man brought himself to hospital after several shots hit his car at housing complex near Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue West.
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Gunman in Florida naval base rampage was infuriated when instructor called him ‘Porn Stash’
New evidence has emerged that the Saudi trainee filed a formal complaint earlier this year against one of his instructors
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Fire crews battling blaze at industrial building in Schomberg
Nearby businesses evacuated due to concerns about toxic chemicals.
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Stranded by melting ice, polar bears descend on remote Arctic village in search of food
The village community centre had to cancel all public events including musica rehearsals for safety reasons. Children are being bussed to the school
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Golden Globes snub ‘The Irishman’ star De Niro while Pacino, Pesci and Scorsese all get nominations
Ouch
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Second ‘victim of Epstein’ claims she had ‘consensual sex’ with Duke
Even though she has not made a complaint about the Duke personally, the latest alleged victim has made specific claims against Epstein
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They grew up in the K-pop limelight. Is it to blame for their deaths?
Sulli and Goo Hara, two of South Korea’s biggest stars, took their own lives this fall. Industry figures and observers say they faced enormous scrutiny for the simplest acts of defiance against fans’ expectations and the entertainment factories that produced them.
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