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RCMP investigating, 3 teens charged following Fisher River Cree Nation home invasion
Police say the homeowner, a 75-year-old man, was threatened with a weapon.
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Rare plant grows 15 feet after nearly 40 years in family home
It's not your average houseplant. After growing slowly for decades, it's blooming in a big way.
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RCMP investigating after man hit, killed by vehicle while walking on Highway 6
Police are working to identify a man who was killed after being hit by a vehicle while walking on Hwy 6 early Thursday.
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British PM Boris Johnson heading for Brexit election win, exit poll suggests
Here is what to expect from a majority Conservative government in the U.K.
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TFC lauds character of Michael Bradley after captain takes pay cut to re-sign
Look at the contract negotiations between Michael Bradley and Toronto FC this way:  If Scott Boras were Bradley’s agent, his head would have exploded by now. The notoriously hard-ass baseball agent is not the type of sports representative who looks kindly on athletes agreeing to take hometown discounts with a significant cut in pay. Particularly […]
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Hamilton police services board clears the way for review of conduct during 2019 Pride event
The review is expected to focus on the culture of the Hamilton Police Service and eliminate hate and violence at future Hamilton Pride events.
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Ashley Lawrence named Canadian footballer of the year
Fullback Ashley Lawrence of Caledon East, Ont., who led the Canadian women’s soccer team in minutes played and has helped Paris Saint-Germain reach the Women’s Champions League quarterfinals, has been named the country’s player of the year.
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Did you get a strange parking ticket? These Toronto pranksters say it was meant to ‘make you smile’
Zohar Berlyand and Erica Bota recruited 30 of their friends to dish out 500 of the fake tickets one night across several neighbourhoods in the city this week.
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New Tory leader must not impose personal views on Canadians: Mulroney
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney says the next Conservative leader will have to make sure they don't impose their personal views on the country.
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Winnipeg man charged with possession, importation of child pornography
A Winnipeg man is facing child pornography charges after local investigators got a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in the U.S.
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After nearly 2 years, FortisBC’s major Metro Vancouver gas line replacement complete
FortisBC is holding a "thank you" event for the community at 10 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 21 at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex in Coquitlam.
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Conservatives after Scheer: the revolution eats its own
Paul Wells: The assumption among Scheer's opponents that the party could obviously do better will now be tested. Best of luck, folks. The post Conservatives after Scheer: the revolution eats its own appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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‘It’s a miracle she’s still alive’: Missing Richmond senior spotted multiple times, still not found
Feng Qin Zhou, 75, who volunteers say has Alzheimer's, was last seen by family on Nov. 20.
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Restaurant review: McKiernan Luncheonette is large and in charge
Brought to you by the minds behind Joe Beef and Maison Publique, the sprawling restaurant by the Lachine Canal has a creative, seasonal approach and is perfect for large groups.
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Pious distracted driver slapped with fine after being busted using ‘prayer app’
Delta police say they hear all kinds of excuses about why drivers need to touch their phone, but this one was a first: interacting with a "prayer app."
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Health expert creates greeting cards to help Canadians ‘gently decline’ holiday invites
December is often described as "the most wonderful time of the year," but it can also be the busiest and most stressful, leaving you more susceptible to illness.
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This $2.25M Scarborough two-storey has over 5,000 sq. ft. and two separate top-floor wings: Home of the Week
Custom-built by the owner, the brick-and-stone house includes linear fireplaces, a library, and a basement games room and gym
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HUNTER: Convicted killer would be ‘crushed’ to serve more than 25 years
Break out the tissues for convicted killer Michael Ball. It seems the 28-year-old career criminal would be “crushed” to have to spend the full 25 years in the slammer without the chance of applying for parole. What the Kitchener killer is most concerned about is the possibility his sentence may go longer because of drug […]
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Ottawa partners with Google’s Waze app to keep residents up to date on traffic
The city hopes that with the combination of Ottawa's own traffic information and Waze's user submissions will provide more up-to-date information for motorists.
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2 arrested after complaint received from concerned citizen in Bracebridge: OPP
Officers say the two accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on Jan. 7
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Jimmy Butler puts fellow Miami Heat on blast over their defence
The Miami Heat hold the second-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference, but forward Jimmy Butler warns that they have not played “our best defensive ball.”
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Andrew Scheer resigns: What (and who) could be next for the Conservatives
Andrew Scheer's resignation as Conservative leader has propelled the party into a leadership contest.
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Housing minister stands by changes to rent control, midtown density
“We continue to need to deal with supply,” says Steve Clark, who says his government’s policies are working.
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Top Canadian prospect Lafreniere should be good to go for tournament
Chill out, Canada. Alexis Lafreniere’s nagging ankle woes, which kept him off the ice this week in Oakville, shouldn’t slow him down when the world junior tournament opens Boxing Day in the Czech Republic. “It got better over the last couple of days,” the returning Canadian forward and NHL top prospect said on the final […]
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Couple accused in Scarborough street robbery
A man charged with robbery and fraud of a senior in Durham nine months ago now faces similar allegations in Toronto. Durham Regional Police charged Constantin Constantin, 27, of Toronto, with robbery and fraud under $5,000 in March, alleging he robbed an 86-year-old man in the parking lot of Casino Ajax. Cops in Durham previously […]
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SCHEER RESIGNS: Tory leader steps down to spend time with family
WATCH ABOVE as the Sun’s political columnists Brian Lilley and Anthony Furey look into why Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is stepping down. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 
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Timeline: What happened in the lead up to Scheer's resignation
Andrew Scheer’s decision to resign as leader of the Conservative party on Thursday comes after weeks of criticism from party insiders and repeated calls that he step down from his post.
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Pentagon watchdog to audit border wall contract due to proposal concerns
Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. was awarded a contract Dec. 2 to build 31 miles of wall in Arizona, and had made a number of appearances on Trump’s favourite cable news channel — Fox News — talking about his desire to win a contract.
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Live in the Okanagan: Take a break from the holidays to enjoy local talent
Take a break from all the holiday events and family dinners and hit these great shows happening around the Okanagan this week. Need a little more information about a particular show? Click on the hyperlink over the venue to be directed to the Facebook event page. Vernon Friday, Dec. 13  Earnest Anyway at Record City ...
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'They haven't done their job': Braille on Parliament Hill sign is flat, unusable
A bathroom sign posted on Parliament Hill has prompted accessibility concerns because the braille on it is completely flat.
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‘That wonderful gift you get when you give’: Tom Jackson on 2019’s Huron Carole
Tom Jackson, best known for his television roles on shows like North of 60, will return to the Manitoba capital on Saturday as part of his long-running Huron Carole fundraiser.
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‘The Matrix 4’ shares the same release date as ‘John Wick 4’
Keanu Reeves might be in a bit of a pickle come 2021 when he's trying to decide which world premiere to attend.
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Plenty of talk, not much action familiar winter meetings story for Blue Jays
SAN DIEGO — Whether in California or Las Vegas, Florida or Maryland, the baseball winter meeting have not exactly been fertile ground for the current Blue Jays front office over the past four years. In fact, the yield was once again so meager that expectations will continue to be muted. Assistant general manager Joe Sheehan […]
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Over 150 pets adopted from Simcoe County, Ont. SPCA animal centres this season
With Christmas just two weeks away, animals at shelters in Barrie, Orillia and Midland are looking for homes.
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Maple Leaf changes don’t include Freddy Andersen in tilt with Flames
CALGARY — Sheldon Keefe decided to get adventurous with his Thursday night lineup against the Flames – except in goal. While wingers Kasperi Kapanen and Pierre Engvall had promotions based on the morning skate, Frederik Andersen will play his season high sixth straight game. With ample days off before Saturday against the Edmonton Oilers and […]
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Montreal purchases 140 hectares in western Pierrefonds from Grilli
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced the city will acquire 140 hectares in the western part of Pierrefonds-Roxboro for $73 million.
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Failure to tackle climate crisis will lead to economic disaster, UN chief warns
UN chief Guterres urged officials from almost 200 countries to embrace the economic opportunities that come with cutting greenhouse gases.
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GUNNED DOWN: Man, 22, ID’d as city’s latest murder victim
The city’s 67th homicide victim of the year has been identified as 22-year-old Jeremy Vincent Urbina. Toronto Police responded to a shooting at 11 Field Sparroway — near Finch Ave. E. and Leslie St. — and located a man with gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead at the scene. Two suspects were seen fleeing the […]
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Motorists who block electric vehicle charging stations to face $125 fines
Fines of $125 for drivers who block charging stations are coming in the New Year under a private members’ bill passed in the Ontario legislature.
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Warrant issued for Surrey, B.C. men on Ontario sex trafficking charges
One of the men is already sought on a Canada-wide warrant for kidnapping charges in British Columbia.
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Toronto police release more photos of missing American woman whose two children died in a 2014 tornado
April Burkle was last seen in downtown Toronto on Oct. 22.
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HASSAN: Let’s keep up the pressure for Kovrig and Spavor
Let’s hope China is extending special treatment to the two Canadian men it has held since last December. Consultant and former diplomat Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who facilitates cultural exchanges with North Korea, were apprehended on the vague pretext of “endangering national security”. What is disturbing is that this means the two men are […]
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Winnipeg police warn of gift card scam
Winnipeg police say scammers have been stealing inactive prepaid cards in their packaging from local retail stores and replacing them with blank or used cards.
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The most influential Canadian policy-maker of the year? Chinese president Xi Jinping: Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Every year, the Ottawa-based think tank names the person or organization that has had the greatest impact — positive or negative — on Canadian public policy.
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