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B.C. Minister of Health Adrian Dix says the hospital has been plagued with overcrowding and the new expansion will address this problem.
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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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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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A big week for Trump and trade has big consequences
What once seemed like an easy interim “phase one” deal between the U.S. and China to de-escalate their trade war faces a deadline in the form of new tariffs on China due to take effect Dec. 15, unless an agreement can be closed.
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This 28-year-old tech worker makes $75,000 — but she’s $30,000 in debt and gives 10% of her income to her church. Can she still enjoy life?
As an account manager at a Toronto tech company Jenn knows her salary is nothing to scoff at. Yet, she feels disorganized when it comes to paying of debts.
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Russia doping ban: A timeline of cases and coverups
Here is a timeline of the drug use, doping investigations and coverups.
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Russia unanimously banned from Olympic Games for altering doping data, says WADA
Its doping woes have grown since 2015, with many of its athletes sidelined from the past two Olympics and the country stripped of its flag altogether at last year's Pyeongchang Winter Games
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Hydro rates to be frozen in April; clients will get $500 million in discounts
The average credit received by residential customers will be about $60, and is scheduled to appear on customer accounts by January at the earliest.
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After knife attack on Appalachian Trail, Canadian hiker shares plan to finish trek
The attack earlier this year by an armed man at a campsite left a fellow hiker dead and Kirby Morrill, 28, gravely injured and fighting for her life.
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WATCH LIVE: Trump impeachment hearings continue today with House judiciary committee
Chairman of the House judiciary committee Jerrold Nadler said on Sunday it is "possible" the House of Representatives could vote on articles of impeachment soon.
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‘I’ve proven my abilities’: Finland’s Sanna Marin becomes the world’s youngest prime minister
Marin will need to govern a five-party coalition that just ousted her predecessor, Antti Rinne
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‘Marriage Story’ leads Golden Globe nominations with 6, including best film drama
Netflix dominated the awards, announced Monday in Los Angeles, with four films nominated for best film in the drama and comedy or musical categories.
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‘Kind of lacking:’ Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won’t fund spinal surgery
The surgery can cost up to $100,000 but isn’t covered by public health care or insurance, because it has not been approved by Health Canada.
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