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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh took aim at Canada's telecommunications companies on Friday with a promise to put a price cap on cellphone and internet services.
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Waterloo police cleared in death of suspect in Helen Schaller homicide
Waterloo Regional Police have been cleared of wrongdoing in the death of the suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Helen Schaller.
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$100K granted to community groups for safety and crime prevention: Winnipeg mayor
Twenty-three community groups each received up to $5,000 in funding for safety and crime prevention programs, Mayor Brian Bowman said Wednesday. 
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Infrastructure, housing and transit get boost in approved Ottawa 2020 budget
The city's expenditures are set at almost $3.8 billion, most of which will be covered by property taxes, development fees and government grants.
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London’s Salvation Army appeals for Christmas Kettle Campaign volunteers
From now until Christmas Eve, the Salvation Army is hoping to have about 85 per cent of its Christmas Kettle Campaign shifts filled.
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World-class fisheries vessel delivered by Seaspan to Canadian Coast Guard
Seaspan Shipyards says in a news release the Capt. Jacques Cartier is equipped with high-tech fishing trawls and four labs allowing scientists in the Fisheries Department to collect and analyze data on Canada’s marine ecosystems as well as the impacts of climate change.
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EDITORIAL: NAFTA 2.0 gives needed stability
It’s important to remember how NAFTA negotiations began in the first place. U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to tear it up. Bye-bye, so long and say hello to confusion and, at least initially, trucks backed up at the border. A tear up would have caused a massive headache for Canadian trade, until a new deal […]
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1,292 square feet of skin headed to New Zealand to treat volcano burn victims
Every single burn unit in the country is full as doctors treat at least 25 victims.
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India passes contentious citizenship law that excludes Muslims, sparks protests
The upper house of Parliament passed the bill granting citizenship to non-Muslims who immigrated illegally from certain countries 125-105.
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Vancouver police raid stolen property black market operating in eastside home
Vancouver police announced Wednesday they had raided a stolen retail property market operating out of a home on the city's eastside.
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Report: Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative $25 million settlement with his accusers
The deal would end nearly all lawsuits by actresses and former Weinstein employees who accused him of offences ranging from sexual harassment to rape
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‘Tough on crime’ is not the answer to fixing Winnipeg’s inner-city meth issues: report
While Winnipeg is dealing with poverty and mental health issues, a new report said methamphetamine is not a crisis in the city.
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Help light up the Star by sharing your favourite Christmas trees in the GTA
The tree doesn’t have to be the biggest or the best, it only has to be beautiful to you and a symbol of this magical holiday season.
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Princess and the Purse charity providing gift-filled handbags for struggling moms in Moncton
Lorraine Cormier, founder of the charity, says they're handing out gift bags to single moms who don't have the means to treat themselves for the holidays.
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Teen forward Jonathan David named Canadian Player of the Year after record run
The Canadian Soccer Association, which administers the award, says the 19-year-old from Ottawa is Canada’s highest-scoring men’s forward in a single year over the past 20 years.
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‘Chicken Bones’ liqueur made with distinctive Maritime candy a hit in N.B.
Moonshine Creek Distillery has partnered with New Brunswick candy-maker Ganong to produce Chicken Bones Liqueur.
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22-year veteran Peel police officer charged with sexual assault
Peel regional police say they began investigating in March when the Office of the Independent Police Review Director passed on an allegation of sexual misconduct.
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Sid for the kids: Crosby donates hockey equipment to under-represented N.S. communities
The Pittsburgh Penguins captain from Cole Harbour, N.S., surprised eight participants from the three programs with new hockey equipment.
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Simcoe Muskoka health unit investigating increase in Legionnaires’ disease cases in Barrie
The health unit says there are four confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease among Barrie residents.
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Canada’s maple syrup production reaches record high while honey output drops
Maple syrup output in Eastern Canada reached a record high last season, while honey volumes on the Prairies dropped to its lowest level in several years.
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Squamish Nation approves 11-tower development near Burrard Bridge
Once complete, between 70 and 90 per cent of the 6,000 housing units will be market rentals.
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Two in custody after allegedly assaulting group of youths in East Kelowna: RCMP
Police say after the arrest, the suspect vehicle had been reported stolen and that it contained suspected stolen property that had been reported from a delivery vehicle earlier that day.
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Saudi Aramco stock offering creates world’s most valuable company
The oil company surpassed Apple on Wednesday when its shares jumped 10 per cent in a stock market debut that’s part of an ambitious shift away from the very fossil fuels the country’s economy depends on.
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The gig economy keeps growing, but its workers are fed up
Collective action has become a rallying cry around the world for Foodora couriers, Uber drivers, and other gig economy workers. But will the movement be successful? The post The gig economy keeps growing, but its workers are fed up appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Family of Canadian man detained in Egypt urges government to help bring him home
Yasser Ahmed Albaz, 52, has been in a Cairo prison since February, when he was detained at the airport on his way home from a business trip.
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Alberta’s energy war room to fight campaign of lies about oil and gas industry
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced in Calgary Wednesday that the new $30-million Canadian Energy Centre is needed to tell the "truth" about the oil and gas sector.
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Canadians spent $908M at cannabis stores since legalization, StatCan says
Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada.
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Vinay Menon: Filling in as ‘Wheel of Fortune’ host, Vanna White just made her real job obsolete
Vanna replaced Pat Sajak but no one really replaced Vanna — and no one needed to, observes Vinay Menon.
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Researcher ‘shocked’ at city take-over of Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre
In October, a McMaster Prof. revealed that two-thirds of respondents from 2019 survey believed the anti-hate agency should run independent of the city.
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Family of Richmond homicide victim appeals for help
The body of Thompson, 37, was found last year inside an abandoned house in the 9100-block of Odlin Road in Richmond.
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Family of Oakville man detained in Egypt urges feds to help bring him home
OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is raising the case of a Canadian man detained in Cairo with the Egyptian government today. Champagne’s spokesman says Yasser Ahmen Albaz’s case was part of a discussion between Champagne and his Egyptian counterpart at a meeting today in Egypt. Champagne is there for an African development conference. […]
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A mix of liquor and fabled Chicken Bones candy a holiday craze in New Brunswick
For generations, a hard candy known as Chicken Bones has been a Christmas tradition in the Maritimes, but this year a new drink that mixes the candy with liquor is in high demand.
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Canadiens Hall of Famer Guy Lapointe diagnosed with oral cancer
Habs announce that the cancer is at the base of 71-year-old's tongue and that this form has a high cure rate.
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Lawmakers applaud Toronto family for sparking change to death certificate rules
The Babcock family received praise from Ontario lawmakers for their efforts to change the difficult process of getting a death certificate for people whose remains have not been found.
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Move over, Macaulay: Meet Archie Yates, the new lead in the upcoming ‘Home Alone’ reboot
Filming for the currently untitled 'Home Alone' reboot is set to commence in Canada in early 2020.
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Lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules
A Toronto family has received a standing ovation from Ontario lawmakers for their efforts to change the heart-wrenching process to get a death certificate for people whose remains have not been found. Linda and Clayton Babcock struggled for 18 months to get a death certificate for their daughter, Laura Babcock, who was murdered in 2012. […]
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Toronto FC signs Michael Bradley to new contract
Toronto FC has called a press conference on Thursday to announce that midfielder Michael Bradley has signed a new deal with the club, the Toronto Sun has learned. According to a source, the long-time Reds captain will sign a Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) deal, meaning that the defending MLS Cup finalists will be able to […]
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Metro Vancouver police recover $198K worth of stolen property
"One of the items seized by police appears to be a ledger of addresses targeted by the suspect," said Cpl. Michael McLaughlin.
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CATSA app helps holiday air travellers ‘Breeze Through Security’
Travellers can search items to see how they should be packed, make checklists and find out how long it will likely take to get through security in real time.
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'It was a horror show in there': Witnesses describe scene of deadly B.C. plane crash
As investigators prepare to comb through the wreckage of the deadly plane crash on Gabriola Island Tuesday, new witness accounts are offering insight into the doomed flight's final moments.
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Ontario lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules
Linda and Clayton Babcock struggled for 18 months to get a death certificate for their daughter, Laura Babcock, who was murdered in 2012.
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New trial ordered for Ottawa man, ex-lover convicted in murder of man’s wife
Ontario’s top court has ordered a new trial for an Ottawa man and his former lover who were convicted in the grisly slaying of the man’s wife. Bhupinderpal Gill and Gurpreet Ronald were found guilty in 2016 of first-degree murder in the death of Jagtar Gill, who was discovered beaten, stabbed and with her throat […]
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