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300,000 lights to illuminate Manitoba legislature ahead of province’s 150th birthday
The free celebration will feature guest speakers, Santa Claus, and an appearance by the Grey Cup, won by the 2019 Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
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MULCAIR: What the Throne Speech reactions tell us about party leaders
Justin Trudeau had it easy with the Throne Speech of his now minority government. Immediately after it had been delivered, Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet walked up to the microphones and said he was supporting it. His announcement involved no drama, but it did come with a bit of political elbowing: he said he could support […]
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Vandalism was mischief, not hate crime: police
Misogynistic messages defacing a Toronto memorial commemorating the 1989 massacre at Ecole Polytechnique is an act of mischief and not a hate crime, police say. On Dec. 3, four men damaged a plaque in the lobby of the Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies near Midland Ave. and Danforth Rd. marking the 30th anniversary of the […]
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Kitchener-Cambridge job market to cool in 2020: ManpowerGroup
A survey shows the net employment outlook for the first quarter of 2020 in Waterloo Region is plus 13 per cent — a dip from the forecast for the current quarter.
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Cambridge, Waterloo restaurants among Canada’s best dining spots in new survey
King Street Trio in the city of Waterloo and Langdon Hall Dining Room in Cambridge were honoured.
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U.S. Justice Dept sued by former FBI lawyer for revealing her text messages
Lisa Page was both working on the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
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World of difference between Babcock and other coaches, says Shanahan
PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. — Mike Babcock is not Bill Peters. He’s not Marc Crawford. He’s not even Jim Montgomery. A firestorm of inappropriate conduct has engulfed the hockey world ever since the Toronto Maple Leafs relieved Babcock of his coaching duties three weeks ago. And while Babcock has been similarly criticized for what some have […]
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Metro Vancouver Transit Police arrest alleged repeat TransLink groper
Grant Lionel Houle, 39, was arrested last Tuesday after allegedly groping a woman on a SkyTrain.
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Venture beyond the resort town of Ixtapa
Ixtapa Island beckons the moment you spot it from your balcony at the all-inclusive Azul Ixtapa Grand Resort and Spa overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Mexico’s west coast. A mere 15-minute water taxi ride away, we waited until the second-to-last day of our trip to check out the island’s restaurants, snorkeling, swimming and massage, on […]
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Democrats, Trump and Canada notch a win with USMCA
For Canada, it removes uncertainty about what Trump might do in its absence and what a Democratic successor theoretically might do instead.
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STM heads should be fired, Montreal opposition councillors say
STM chairman Philippe Schnobb and its director general, Luc Tremblay, have mismanaged maintenance situation, opposition at city hall says
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‘Law of the jungle’: World Trade Organization appeals court shut down by U.S.
Trump and his top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, are especially vociferous critics of the WTO. They argue that the trade organization constrains America's ability to counter unfair trading practices by China and other countries.
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Peterborough offering free transit, accessible services for New Year’s Eve celebrations
Peterborough Transit will be free for all 12 regular routes between 7:20 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 3:20 a.m. on Jan. 1.
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Reclaiming faith for the public good
Yet Jesus was no oppressor, and no perpetrator of injustice and exclusion. On the contrary, his song was one of revolution, equality, redistribution of wealth and power, love for the marginalized and forgotten, and care for the rejected and poor. Why we Christians don’t always serenade with that song genuinely shames me.
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City of Regina begins flooding outdoor skating rinks
Regina city workers began flooding the outdoor skating rinks on Tuesday. They are expected to ready for Dec. 20.
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Olivia Smith, Jayden Nelson named Canada Soccer’s Youth Players of the Year
The awards celebrate Canada’s top youth footballers in recognition of their achievements with Canada youth teams.
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Ernie Els makes International team feel like one with a new logo
The International team now has its own logo, which is more of a shield. Each player has the flag from his own country in the middle of the shield — nine flags for this year’s team, the most ever in 25 years.
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Three Cape Breton officers charged for crashing cop cars while responding to emergencies
The Cape Breton Regional Police Service says the summary offences carry fines of $410, six driver’s record points and a one-week license suspension.
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4 men charged after École Polytechnique plaque at Toronto school was vandalized
"This kind of language is completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated at any TDSB school."
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Syphilis outbreak declared for Middlesex-London region
The number of syphilis cases in the Middlesex-London region as more than tripled in the last five years to 113 so far in 2019.
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It’s now Canada’s chance to stand up for Hong Kong
Canada should adopt something similar to America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, write Hong Kong lawmaker Dennis Kwok and Canadian policy analyst Preston Lim
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Here’s what’s going to change with the newly signed CUSMA trade pact
More than anything, though, USMCA would just restore certainty to US$1.4 billion worth of annual trade between the three countries more than two years after Trump began contentious negotiations on a new regional trade pact.
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We must invoke Magnitsky sactions against China
Leo Housakos and Thanh Hai Ngo: We will be introducing a motion in Senate that calls on the Canadian government to take a principled approach in dealing with China The post We must invoke Magnitsky sactions against China appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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World’s first electric seaplane makes maiden flight, B.C. company makes history
Harbour Air hopes the cutting-edge aircraft will be carrying passengers in about two years.
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Police officer killed in Jersey City shootout as two people open fire around convenience store
For more than an hour, loud exchanges of gunfire rang out in the city's Greenville neighbourhood. Helicopters circled overhead as police officers swarmed the streets
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Chile searches Antarctic for missing Air Force transport plane carrying 38 people
The Air Force said two ships, more than a dozen planes and three satellites were being used in the search.
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Thomas Walkom: Trump squandering plans for N. Korean peace deal
Hope for reducing the nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula had once looked promising, but not any more.
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Brampton high school evacuated after spray released in cafeteria, 7 students taken to hospital
Peel Regional Police Const. Heather Cannon says seven students have been taken to hospital as a precaution, but did not comment on their condition.
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NAFTA, Impeachment: A Donald Trump doubleheader
Allen Abel in Washington: It really was the best of times and the worst of times for the U.S. president on Tuesday The post NAFTA, Impeachment: A Donald Trump doubleheader appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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BC Ferries adds 171 extra sailings in anticipation of holiday crowds
The extra BC Ferries sailings will be scheduled between Dec. 19 and Jan. 1, serving Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast.
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Judge in Meng Wanzhou case orders RCMP and CBSA to disclose documents
The judge sided with Meng Wanzhou's request for more documents but added that she hasn't made any decisions about the Huawei executive's abuse of process argument.
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Trump meets with Russian official as impeachment advances
U.S. President Donald Trump met Tuesday with the Russian foreign minister at the White House just hours after articles of impeachment were unveiled against him.
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How two YouTube stars’ makeup palette broke the internet in 30 minutes
Proving that beauty influencers are big business, YouTubers Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star’s Conspiracy collection of 18 eye shadows sold a 1 million units in a half-hour when it was released.
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Canada’s outdated privacy laws are posing an economic risk to companies, federal watchdog says
Federal privacy commissioner warns that if Canada’s privacy rules not up to European standards, Canadian trade and businesses could suffer.
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Patrick Reed appreciates Tiger Woods taking some of the attention at Royal Melbourne
Reed was the biggest topic on the first day of interviews because of his rules violation last week at the Hero World Challenge when he twice scooped away sand behind his ball while playing from a waste area.
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Toronto Police Service hires first openly transgender officer
“People should be able to be who they want to be."
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Police appeal for tips 1 year after Surrey man’s murder
Police say 26-year-old Bradley Steven Kline had "injuries consistent with foul play."
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Canada's biggest banks told to hike domestic stability buffer as a precaution
Canada's federal banking regulator is increasing the amount of capital that Canada's biggest financial institutions must hold as a protective buffer against vulnerabilities, but the effects of the change are expected to be limited as industry analysts say the banks already exceed the criteria.
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Saskatchewan government doles out money from Ottawa to reduce gang violence
The Ministry of Corrections and Policing says it’s giving two community-based organizations a total of $4.5 million over the next four years.
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