Canadians are polarized, but social media use likely not the culprit, study says


Researchers found evidence that Canadians are “affectively polarized” — they feel negatively towards other people simply for being part of an opposing political group.
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Carbon monoxide from car in garage killed Côte-St-Luc couple: coroner
Woman probably forgot to turn her car’s ignition off after parking it in the garage
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7 arrested, 4 hospitalized after 20 ‘gangsters’ get in Yaletown knife fight: police
Four men were taken to hospital with stab wounds, while police arrested seven people at the scene
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Calgary Board of Education reverses teacher layoffs while Catholic board hikes school bus fees
The CBE may reverse the layoffs for over 300 teachers. At the same time, bus fees are going up for families of students in the Calgary Catholic school district.
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‘It’s not like television’: Why you should know exactly where you are when calling 911
"I think TV and movies have kind of tricked the public into thinking there's a blinking dot on the screen and we know exactly where you are," said one 911 call taker.
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Sask. government will submit formal immigration plan to Ottawa in ‘next couple of weeks’: minister
Saskatchewan's Immigration Minister Jeremy Harrison said the province will submit a formal policy proposal to Ottawa in the next couple weeks looking to expand autonomy over immigration.
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Police apprehend man who barricaded himself inside Victoria synagogue
Police say the man was suffering a mental health crisis, and has been transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 
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RCMP not negligent in death of B.C. teen whose overdose was filmed: watchdog
The Independent Investigations Office says the overdose death of 14-year-old Carson Crimeni was a “tragic incident” but police played no role in that outcome and it’s not recommending charges.
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West Island Assistance Fund building in Pierrefonds-Roxboro destroyed in major fire
Approximately 150 firefighters were called to the scene on rue du Centre, according to Montreal Fire Department spokesperson Stephanie Lorrain.
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Rosie DiManno: Athletics ‘ban’ against Russia doesn’t go far enough
Russia really is in a league of its own when it comes to cheating in sports, writes Rosie DiManno.
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AUPE nurses protest schedule changes at Calgary seniors facility
Dozens of Calgary nurses rallied outside Carewest's Colonel Belcher senior home on Monday, vocalizing their opposition to proposed schedule changes.
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Canadians say ‘not enough’ to anti-doping agency sanctions on Russia
Canadian racewalker Evan Dunfee isn’t convinced the field will be fair at next year’s Summer Olympics because Russians will still be able to compete as neutral athletes.
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‘Whether it’s 300 or 700, it’s not enough’: Canadian health care slow to adopt physician assistants
Physician assistants could help ease some of the strain on Canada’s understaffed health-care system, but experts say the country is dragging its feet on bringing them into the fold.
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Hamilton protester kicked man’s head like a ‘soccer ball,’ witness says
A Mohawk College professor who joined colleagues supporting anti-hate demonstrators at City Hall on Saturday says it was 'a little bit disturbing.'
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Fire destroys West Island Assistance Fund offices in Roxboro
A fire at the corner of Centre-Commercial Street and 4th Ave. South in Roxboro destroyed the offices of the West Island Assistance Fund.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines & Sports | Montreal Gazette
Charges laid in fatal crash near Fraserwood, Man.
A man is facing charges following a fatal highway crash near Fraserwood, Man. Sunday.
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Southern Alberta RCMP uncover suspected car thief hiding in a haystack
One could say uncovering this theif was easier than finding a needle in a haystack.
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Part of northern Alberta could feel like -40 C with wind chill Monday night: Environment Canada
An extreme cold warning was in effect for Wood Buffalo and Lac La Biche County in northern Alberta on Monday.
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Peterborough Petes forward Nick Robertson looks to crack USA World Junior roster
The California native is one of 28 players taking part in USA Hockey’s selection camp in Plymouth, Mich. on Dec. 16 and 17.
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N.S. teen heart-attack survivor finds inspiration through rugby for recovery
'It was pretty scary, but aiming to get back on the rugby field really helped me to get through it,' says Marley Raycroft.
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Decision reserved in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting
Constables Mathieu Boudreau and Patrick Bulger are accused of five code of conduct violations.
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Halton police credit 2 Oakville residents with helping save person’s life
The residents are being credited with helping save the life of a passenger in an out-of-control vehicle.
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Niagara police say woman’s death in Welland, Ont., was a homicide
A 29-year-old woman was flown to an out-of-town hospital after suffering injuries last week, but police say she died of her injuries on Monday.
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CRTC announces new plan to help prevent nuisance phone calls
Suspicious calls could be identified with a yellow triangle, potential spam with a red square.
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Humboldt Broncos crash survivor takes first steps
Ryan Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down 17 months ago in the devastating bus accident that killed 16 people.
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Police charge Ottawa pharmacy owner with sexual assault in 2018 incident
Investigators 'strongly believe' there are more victims, and encourage anyone who may have a claim in the case to contact authorities.
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Denied by the province and law society, Pro Bono Ontario turns to big law firms for funding
The legal charity offers services including free legal advice in civil and small claims court.
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Canadians say 'not enough' to anti-doping agency sanctions on Russia
A suite of sanctions levied against Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency doesn't convince Canadian racewalker Evan Dunfee the field will be fair at next year's Summer Olympics.
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The woman who reimagined the modern city: The Power of One, episode 5
With no formal training as a planner, Gabriella Gómez-Mont unleashes the talents and energy of ordinary citizens to tackle the challenges of today's mass metropolis The post The woman who reimagined the modern city: The Power of One, episode 5 appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Shooting victim once pistol-whipped drug dealer, dumped gun
Toronto’s latest shooting homicide victim once pistol-whipped and robbed a drug dealer and violated a gun ban, the Sun has learned. Terrence Agtual, 28, was fatally shot in the head 7 p.m. Saturday when a gunman ambushed the car where Agtual was a passenger on Hwy. 400. Homicide Det. Sgt. Brandon Price told the Sun […]
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Toronto Sun
TOWHEY: Huawei – A dragon in sheep’s clothing?
Turn on Hockey Night in Canada and you’ll see the proudly glowing logo of lead sponsor Huawei prominently displayed on the set of Canada’s iconic national broadcast. The irony is probably not lost on family and friends of two Canadian men – Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor – who have languished in a Chinese prison […]
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Toronto Sun
Vernon physiotherapist to be sentenced on sex assault charges
A Vernon, B.C. physiotherapist who admitted to sexually assaulting a number of his female patients during treatment is expected to be sentenced on Monday afternoon. 
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Province backs Point Lepreau as N.B. site for small modular nuclear reactors
The news comes just a week after New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on developing SMR technology.
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Pensacola shooter managed to get around a ban on foreigners buying guns
Authorities have not disclosed precisely how 21-year-old Mohammed Alshamrani, a Royal Saudi Air Force officer undergoing months of flight training at the Florida military base, obtained the Glock 9 mm handgun he used in the attack Friday that ended with him being killed.
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Video shows terrifying crash involving suspected drunk driver on Highway 427
“Just out of nowhere, the driver hit me. His car flipped."
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Southern Alberta RCMP uncover suspected car thief hiding in a haystack
Mounties say they had received a report Friday that a Jeep stolen from the Olds area had been sighted in a ditch along a rural highway near Bowden, about 20 kilometres away.
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Video captures multi-vehicle pileup on Iowa highway that injures at least 1
Video captured the pileup as it happened, with multiple vehicles seen colliding with each other on camera.
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Two elderly women lose $1.35M, $85K following online scams: London police
"Don't provide any money to anyone you don't know," Const. Sandasha Bough tells 980 CFPL.
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Can hair dye actually cause cancer? Experts weigh in
A new study made headlines last week, claiming some hair products were associated with higher risk of breast cancer.
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No significant impacts on Lake Superior found from Line 3 pipeline: review
An updated environmental review released by a state agency in the U.S. on Monday found no serious threat to Lake Superior if crude oil ever leaked from a new pipeline to replace Enbridge's aging Line 3 across northern Minnesota.
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Golden Globes 2020: The biggest snubs and surprises
The mysterious entity known as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association officially kicked off awards season Monday as nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globes were announced. In a surprise to absolutely no one, Netflix led all studios with 34 nominations in the movie and television categories. The company has invested heavily in original content giving […]
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