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Teen charged with assault, threats after standoff with Hamilton police
Const. Jerome Stewart says the charges against the boy include aggravated assault, uttering death threats, assault with a weapon and killing or injuring an animal.
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DaVinci baby bassinet recalled due to possible fall hazard
A wooden bassinet from the infant furniture company DaVinci has been recalled following complaints of the bed’s legs cracking when moving it across the floor.
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Indiana man with 'CRIME PAYS' forehead tattoo arrested
An Indiana man with a distinctive forehead tattoo that reads ‘CRIME PAYS’ has turned himself in to police after he was wanted in connection with a vehicle chase.
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Hate digging out your Compass card to tap in? Meet Compass mini
Compass Mini looks like a regular Compass card, but is smaller and can be clipped on to a keychain or backpack, and works the same way as the traditional card.
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Complaints dismissed, permit not required for London homeless shelter
The city determined that building permits are not required for the tents on church property, and they have closed the file.
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The bread bowl returns: Tim Hortons brings back edible bowl at select locations
At least 13 Tim Hortons locations in Alberta are serving bread bowls, a discontinued menu item introduced nearly 20 years ago.
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TransLink releases a Compass Card for your keychain
Compass Mini was made to attach to key chains, backpacks and belt loops
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2 killed in RM of Rossburn rollover
A man and woman are dead following a single-vehicle rollover in the RM of Rossburn.
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Man previously charged with 2nd-degree murder facing charges in Red Deer machete attack
A 38-year-old Alberta man who was charged earlier this year with second-degree murder now faces an attempted murder charge in relation to an separate attack in Red Deer this week.
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B.C. drug deaths significantly down, but coroners service warns supply still toxic
October saw another drop in the number of reported drug deaths but the BC Coroners Service says it's still worried about the supply of toxic drugs on the street.
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Rudy Giuliani meets with lawyers in Ukraine as impeachment moves forward
An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.
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Manitoba in for a serious cold snap starting this weekend
Manitoba will be close to Extreme Cold Warnings starting this weekend.
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Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed: A time to reflect on all violence against women
I was aware of the Polytechnique killings as a child, but there was much I didn't understand until much later.
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Trump again asks Supreme Court to block subpoena seeking tax records
The case represents an important showdown at the top U.S. court over the powers of the presidency versus those of Congress.
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4 people jointly charged with trafficking meth, cocaine in Regina: police
Four people have been jointly-charged with trafficking meth and cocaine after police seized drugs and Canadian currency from a Regina residence.
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Serious collisions shut down Highway 3 in Grand Forks, B.C., Wednesday
Motorists who witnessed the accidents or have dash cam video are asked to contact Grand Forks RCMP.
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Saint John Police Force unveils multilingual educational videos
Produced in partnership with the Saint John Newcomers Centre and Crime Prevention Association of New Brunswick, the videos made their debut at Police Headquarters on Thursday.
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Ottawa chain Bridgehead Coffee sold to Second Cup in $9.5M deal
Bridgehead has 19 locations, all corporate-owned, including one combined with its roastery. The locations will continue to operate under the Bridgehead banner.
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B.C. adds $5M in new funding to school anti-guns and gangs program
The program offers education and training to students, parents, educators, police and community based groups, as well as funding for after-school clubs.
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Kelowna Salvation Army calls annual charity toy breakfast ‘a wonderful sight’
Held on Thursday morning, the event offered a complimentary breakfast in exchange for a new, unwrapped toy or cash donation.
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Why the world still needs ‘The L Word’
Yes, TV has made progress in queer representation, but Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey and Katherine Moennig say the stories of a younger, more diverse group of queer women deserve to be told in ‘Generation Q’.
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Nova Scotia to welcome two direct charter flights from China next fall
The Nova Scotia government anticipated charter flights in Halifax from China next fall could help the province secure regularly scheduled air service.
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Bank of Canada sees enough resilience to ‘chart its own course’
Deputy governor Timothy Lane defended the central bank’s decision to buck the global easing trend and keep its policy rate unchanged for a ninth straight meeting.
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Teen charged with assault, threats after Hamilton standoff
Hamilton police say they’ve laid multiple charges against a teenage boy suspected of assaulting a toddler and barricading himself inside a home. Const. Jerome Stewart says the charges against the boy include aggravated assault, uttering death threats, assault with a weapon and killing or injuring an animal. Stewart says the incident started at around 3:30 […]
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A Thunderbirds game will cost you more than other Halifax teams, but coach say it’s worth it
The city’s new professional sports franchise will be making its debut Saturday night at Scotiabank Centre as the National Lacrosse League begins its run in Halifax. The team’s head coach calls the sport “the fastest game on two feet.”
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Video shows coyote pack stranded on moving ice on North Saskatchewan River
A video shows a pack of coyotes frantically trying to run out of the North Saskatchewan River when ice was breaking and moving fast.
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Canadian firefighters warmly welcomed in Australia: ‘We have been humbled’
As of Thursday, 65 of the 110 fires on the east coast of Australia had not been contained.
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Gregor Chisholm: There are lots of excuses for the Blue Jays' lack of spending and not all of them have merit
A closer look at the primary arguments GM Ross Atkins and his staff might have for not making a big splash in free agency.
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To our new Parliamentarians: Don’t be a–holes
Scott Gilmore: On your first day in the House, you're going to see your colleagues heckle. It's a stain on the beating heart of our country. The post To our new Parliamentarians: Don’t be a–holes appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Man accused of throwing ‘a pair of ferrets’ at cars in vandalism spree
North Yorkshire Police say a man used ferrets and a ferret box to damage several cars in England.
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Salut!: Sophie Conran suggests keeping it simple for holiday decor
Award-winning English interior designer talks holiday table-scape tips and tricks.
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Salut!: Five holiday gifts to wow any wine lover
Holiday gifts that are sure to excite.
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Holiday recipes: Sweet recipes to sink your teeth into
Vancouver chefs submit their favourite sweet holiday treats.
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The It List: Paper Label Read for the Cure Sleep Shirt
The item we're loving this week is ...
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$1.498M for a three-storey semi in Cabbagetown, $1,001M for a three-storey row house in The Pocket: How much these Toronto houses sold for
The listing and sale details of recently sold GTA properties
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From a $2.3M two-storey detached in Moore Park to a $$899,000 two-bedroom condo in Moss Park, these homes for sale are having open houses
GTA homes for sale: See what’s out there, and for how much
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Climate change, overfishing affecting penguins: report
A paper co-authored by a University of Saskatchewan professor found finds that chinstrap penguin populations have declined because their food source is decreasing.
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Peterborough man charged with robbery with violence, assaulting officers: police
Police allege a woman was assaulted and her wallet and grocery bag were stolen in the area of Aylmer and Charlotte streets.
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Calgary, Flames, Stampede sign deal for new arena
The City of Calgary, Calgary Stampede and Calgary Flames ownership signed a deal for a new $550-million arena.
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Regina police seize illegal firearms from North Central home
Two men are facing a total of 23 charges after Regina police said they seized three firearms at a North Central home.
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Winnipeg police union boss raises alarm about absenteeism due to increased violence
The union representing police officers in Winnipeg is raising the alarm about the potential for more absenteeism due to injuries and stress caused by the recent crime wave.
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Despite slow home sales in Kitchener-Waterloo, prices jump in November: realtors
The average sale price of a home in Kitchener-Waterloo was up 18.7 per cent year over year to $566,866, KWAR stated.
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