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Pro-Brexit town keen to leave E.U. after Conservative win
Residents of a seaside town that voted overwhelmingly for the U.K. to leave the E.U. in 2016 have expressed mixed feelings about the state of Brexit even after Boris Johnson’s electoral sweep.
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam heads for her first Beijing visit since election loss
Lam is due to discuss the political and economic situation in the China-ruled city with Beijing officials during a four-day visit.
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10-cent fare hike proposed in TTC 2020 operating budget
The TTC’s proposed operating budget was released Friday afternoon, coming in at $2.14 billion -- an increase of $85 million compared to 2019.
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Saluting the best B.C. animals of 2019: Here are the nominees for worst bear
We're saluting not the best bears in B.C. but the worst, since bears mostly make the news for their misdeeds — they are truly bad news bears.
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Armed group in Nigeria claims it has killed 4 kidnapped humanitarian workers: aid agency
The organization called for the "immediate release" of its staff member, Grace, who remains in captivity.
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SALTZMAN: Awesome apps for holiday travel
Whether it’s tighter security for air travel or congestion on slushy highways during a road trip, holiday travel can be a pain in the Clark Griswold. And then there’s managing an itinerary, and possibly juggling new time zones and currency exchanges – especially for overseas excursions. The good news is you’re likely carrying a smartphone […]
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Scheer facing an internal audit over use of Conservative Party funds
Stephen Harper said to be furious over Scheer using Conservative Party funds to pay for his children’s private school tuition.
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Singer Andy Kim signs Montreal’s golden book
The man behind Rock Me Gently and Sugar Sugar -- performed by the Archie's in the late 1960s -- shaped Canada's musical landscape and entertained fans around the world in a career that spans 50 years.
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Vaughn Palmer: Horgan misspoke of B.C. being woke about Pro Rep, and other things
OPINION: For all the patronizing by Horgan and others, younger British Columbians were neither all that “woke” (politically aware) nor persuaded that Pro Rep was sufficiently “lit” (excellent) to get involved
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BLIZZARD: UK voters spoke loud and clear — and voters are always right
To the enormous shock and chagrin of those who believed UK voters had buyer’s remorse after voting to quit the European Union in 2016, Boris Johnson was returned to 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister on Thursday with a massive majority. He whomped the opposition, winning a landslide 80-seat majority — 365 seats — the […]
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Vancouver’s ‘Spinning Chandelier’ shows our public art system is broken
If cities were a public art gallery, real estate developers have an outsized role as curators and purveyors of culture. It’s time to consider some radical alternatives, writes Melody Ma.
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Carolling for charity: FACE students raise money for the homeless
After rehearsing for weeks during chemistry class, the 11th graders went door-to-door in Dorval signing Christmas carols to gather donations for the Angels of Mercy charity. 
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Ryan Tannehill rescued the Titans by playing like one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks
Tennessee has a chance to lock up the division title and host a wild-card game.
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First-overall picks set to clash in Maple Leafs-Oilers tilt
EDMONTON — Hundreds of teen talents come out of the stands at each NHL draft, but for four players in Saturday’s game between the Oilers and Maple Leafs, there was no waiting. Connor McDavid, John Tavares, Auston Matthews and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins blazed the trail to the stage in their respective years and thus have a […]
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Ex-Jay Josh Donaldson has his price point in MLB free agency
One-time Toronto Blue Jays star Josh Donaldson has been rated as Major League baseball’s fifth-best free agent of 2019 after a restorative 37-home run season for Atlanta — and the other four have already signed new contracts.
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City urged not to use Oppenheimer shooting to justify 'decampment'
A Pivot Legal Society letter urges elected officials to "press pause" on using the incident to justify efforts to remove the tent city.
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‘He loved news first’: Vancouver says goodbye to veteran CKNW host Jon McComb
"He was never really interested in Jon McComb, he was interested in the story, in the guest, and I think that's why the listeners have always enjoyed his show so much."
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Toronto Mayor John Tory talks taxes and why he just might run again
Torontonians will accept that a tax increase is necessary to fund transit and affordable housing even if they’re not particularly happy to be paying more, Mayor John Tory predicts. In a year-end interview with the Toronto Sun, Tory explained why he believes his proposal for a multi-year increase in the City Building Fund will be […]
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Water main break floods homes in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley
"All in the basement, thick mud, sticky, slimy stuff ... there's a ton of water, a ton of damage."
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With NDP in fourth place, Singh says he’d rather press Liberals than work with Tories
Looking to 2020, Singh says he hopes to work with the Liberals to implement a universal, single-payer pharmacare program and national dental coverage and to see Indigenous communities finally given access to clean drinking water, housing and equitable child-welfare funding.
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Plante vows to review bylaws after record store owners report fines
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said Friday her administration would look into rewriting bylaws after hearing some record store owners received substantial fines for staying open late this spring.
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Opinion: New rental zoning tool may hurt the people it seeks to help
Opinion: One of the well-intentioned solutions to our housing crisis may end up hurting the very people it seeks to help.
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Michelle Stewart: Remembering Indigenous teenager Neil Stonechild, found frozen in a field
Opinion: Neil Stonechild's death would become the subject of a public inquiry that would lead to the firing of two police officers.
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Letters, Dec. 14, 2019: The Family statue needs a new home
Last week John Mackie wrote about how Jack Harman's statue The Family, needs a new home. Here are some of the suggestions the Vancouver Sun received.
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Mentorship gives B.C. junior hockey players first-hand look at addiction
"We are not trying to scare anyone here, we are simply giving the players the truth."
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Bruins’ David Pastrnak feasts off being unpredictable
The Boston Bruins’ David Pastrnak, who leads the NHL in goals with 26 in 33 games, is earning acclaim as perhaps the best pure goal scorer in the league.
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Roster shuffle coming for Maple Leafs
EDMONTON — This was the shortest part of a four-game, week-long road trip, but the narrative changed in a hurry for the Maple Leafs. Between here and Calgary, site of Thursday’s late-game letdown, coach Sheldon Keefe is pondering a couple of lineup tweaks when it seemed he’d settled on something permanent and on the verge […]
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Flu season is getting even worse, health officials say
As flu season descends upon Canada, the Public Health Agency is reporting that one person has died of influenza and 200 have been hospitalized since the end of August.
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Toronto charity making orchestral music accessible to youth in priority neighbourhoods
"If you want to play the cello, go ahead – it’s a great instrument. If you want to play any instrument, go ahead. It’s good to do what you want to do."
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Puppy scam warning: Calgarians urged not to fall victim this holiday season
A Calgary woman cheated out of $4,720 says don't part with any money until you've got "the puppy in your hand."
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Bruce Arthur: The Leafs are still trying to balance the old with the new, and it’s not pretty when they’re caught in between
They’re adjusting to Sheldon Keefe’s offensive systems, but they’re still lost in transition sometimes.
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Edmonton Oilers searching for answers with Leafs up next
"We're not going to sit here and be in a grump about it."
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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’: Edmonton-area seniors surprised with Christmas presents
Edmonton-area seniors get a present from the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program.
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HISTORY OF VIOLENCE: Man gunned down on Hwy. 400 just weeks out of prison
Two months before Terrence Agtual was statutorily released from prison this fall for a violent crime, he was found with an eight-inch metal shank in his prison cell, according to parole board documents. Agtual had a violent record, “entrenched criminal values,” and was still using drugs while serving his latest prison sentence, his October 2019 […]
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Teen arrested after Lethbridge school locked down
A 17-year-old has been arrested after threats made against several students forced a lockdown at a Lethbridge school Friday morning.
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Catalytic converter thefts in Edmonton are skyrocketing — what’s the solution?
Edmonton police are sounding the alarm. Since October, more than 320 catalytic converter thefts have been reported to them in Edmonton alone -- a large spike compared to previous years. So how can vehicle owners protect themselves?
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EDITORIAL: Kudos due to Andrew Scheer
During the 2017 Conservative Party of Canada leadership race some of the presumed frontrunners opted not to run. They felt, rumour had it, that there was no point. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau couldn’t be beat. He was going to get two terms or more. So a few big names decided to sit it out. Enter […]
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‘The Rapist is You’: anthem condemning sexual violence spreads across Latin America
Created by the Chilean feminist collective ``Lastesis,'' the song was first performed late last month in that South American country's capital of Santiago amid widespread anti-government protests that elicited a harsh crackdown by security forces.
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UBC Okanagan students redesign donation bins for safety issues
In the last six years, nine Canadians have died after getting trapped in clothing donation bins. It's hard to imagine the simple desperation that cost them their lives, but now local engineering students at UBC Okanagan have come up with a simple solution that could stop the tragedies.
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Dave Feschuk: Serge Ibaka and the Raptors try to work through shooting woes, again and again and again
The misses on offence have been demoralizing, zapping the Raptors’ energy at times.
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Former Alouette Ben Cahoon sees protein bars, not coaching, in his immediate future
When Ben Cahoon wasn’t retained as Brigham Young University’s receivers coach following the 2017 season, and at a crossroads in his life, he decided to take a leap of faith and think outside the box — something that always made him successful. Cahoon accepted a job offer from his brother-in-law and has spent almost two […]
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Lethbridge students buy more than 100 Christmas presents for Angel Tree campaign
Santa Claus got some holiday help from Coalhurst Elementary School students on Friday, as 60 kids picked out more than 100 presents to donate to the Angel Tree Christmas Campaign.
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After latest Oppenheimer Park shooting, critics ask: will it take a death to spark change?
"I'm concerned that it's only a matter of time before we unfortunately do see a death," said Vancouver Coun. Melissa De Genova.
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Toronto jail inmates ‘protested’ to get showers during lengthy lockdowns
Lockdowns caused by jail-house staff shortages are “a vicious cycle that has to be broken,” says a defence lawyer representing a cocaine dealer whose lengthy lockdowns recently triggered a shorter sentence by a frustrated judge. Pharah Bacchus, who represents Andrew Barnes, said Justice John McMahon has “persistently spoken out about the appalling conditions at the […]
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Pedestrian, dog struck by SUV along Highway 97 in South Okanagan
Police said the pedestrian was wearing all dark clothing on a very dark stretch of Highway 97 at the time of the collision.
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Jagmeet Singh says his goal is to push Liberals 'to do better'
The New Democratic Party is sitting in fourth place after the fall's divisive federal election and its leader Jagmeet Singh says he is not interested in partnering with the Conservatives to overwhelm Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal minority.
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