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NDP says UCP changes to seniors drug benefit program could see thousands of Albertans lose coverage
Alberta's Official Opposition is calling on the Jason Kenney government to reverse a decision that it says could see 46,000 people in the province lose coverage they receive through the Seniors Drug Benefit Program.
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Regina city council passes $96-million policing budget for 2020
After a two-and-a-half hour discussion on immediate and future policing needs in Regina, city council approved the $96 million budget for 2020 presented by the Board of Police Commissioners.
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Ontario high school teachers, education workers at 9 boards hold another 1-day strike
As of midnight on Wednesday, workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation engaged in a full withdrawal of services at nine school boards across the province.
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‘Silicon Valley’ is done, but the important work of mocking tech culture must carry on
HBO comedy followed the often hilarious victory/failure cycles of a fictional start-up which tried and ultimately failed to offer the public a faster, better alternative to the internet.
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‘The Mandalorian’ gives female directors a chance to shine
Disney Plus series broke new ground for “Star Wars” when Deborah Chow became first woman to direct a live-action story in the 42-year history of the franchise.
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‘Home Alone’ changed the neighbourhood, but they’re OK with it
For Winnetka residents living near the house on Lincoln Avenue, the holiday classic remains timeless, with a steady stream of sightseers stopping by the neighbourhood nearly three decades later.
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Vanna White takes a spin as ‘Wheel of Fortune’ host after 37 years
Vanna White called to fill in for three-week stint after host Pat Sajak had emergency surgery.
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Carolina Hurricanes surge past Edmonton Oilers
The Carolina Hurricanes scored three goals in the first period and three more in the third on their way to a 6-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday night at Rogers Place.
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Canada Soccer salutes Nelson
Toronto FC II forward Jayden Nelson is the 2019 Canadian Youth International Player of the Year, becoming the first TFC player to win the Canada Soccer award. Nelson, 17, represented the Canadian National Team at the Concacaf Men’s U-17 Championship, where he scored five goals (including a hat-trick against Guatemala) in six appearances as Canada […]
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NDG woman embarks on ‘Fudge-A-Thon,’ makes 500 pounds of fudge for charity
"I've cleared out the butter at two Provigos," Barbara Sidorowicz said.
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Test cricket returns to Pakistan
Sri Lanka has thrown Pakistan a lifeline. Pakistan, which was relegated to a pariah state after that deadly terrorist attack on the visiting Sri Lanka squad in Lahore in 2009, is taking baby steps toward being accepted by the sporting world again. The cricket squad from the tiny, scenic island in the Indian Ocean has […]
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Kitchener Rangers defeat London Knights for first time since 2018
The London Knights played their fourth game in a six-day span on Tuesday night in Kitchener.
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There are multiple offers for pitcher Gerrit Cole, agent Boras says, and his deal could top Strasburg’s
Yankees GM Cashman promises “a championship-calibre effort” to land the right-hander.
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Call of the Wilde: Strong defensive effort for the Habs spells victory over Pittsburgh Penguins
The organization is getting stronger, Brian Wilde writes — and it showed against Pittsburgh.
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In the Habs' Room: Solid second period paves the way to victory
After a rusty first, Canadiens get second-period goals from Tomas Tatar, Joel Armia and a late backbreaker from Shea Weber in a 4-1 win.
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Jets hand Red Wings 12th straight loss
The Winnipeg Jets scored three goals in a two-minute span during the second period to propel them to a 5-1 victory against Detroit on Tuesday — extending the Red Wings' losing streak to 12 games.
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Paramedics arrive after plane crashes on Gabriola Island off B.C. coast
The emergency health service says all the emergency vehicles are at the scene with paramedics trying to assess the situation.
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Snowfall warning issued for parts of central and northern Alberta
A snowfall warning was issued for parts of northern and central Alberta on Tuesday while an extreme cold warning issued earlier this week remained frozen in place in some areas.
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Millions falling for online rental scams, says Better Business Bureau
An indepth investigative study by the Better Business Bureau has found online rental home and vacation scams are overwhelmingly widespread
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Gregor Chisholm: The Blue Jays are missing a big opportunity to build around their young stars
Shapiro talks about his team’s fiscal flexibility, but it’s going to waste if the Jays aren’t willing to spend a little.
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Border-crosser who claimed to be hauling towels actually had 120 kg of opium: authorities
A man is accused of attempting to smuggle hundreds of pounds of unrefined opium into the U.S. through the Canadian border.
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‘Almost shaking my house’: Plane crashes on northern Gabriola Island, B.C., injuries unclear
BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) said multiple units have been mobilized, some from Gabriola and some from Vancouver Island.
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Village of Bath community comes together to replace and decorate stolen Christmas tree
This is a story of how the Grinch did not steal Christmas from Cassandra Rendell.
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Montreal seeking solutions to overcome its empty storefront problem
On arteries like St-Denis St. or Ste-Catherine St. E., 26 per cent of retail spaces sit empty. The city hopes public consultations will help.
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Fraser Health meets with rogue Ladner hospice leaders over assisted dying policy
The Delta Hospice Society is the only non-faith hospice provider in Fraser Health ignoring rules to offer assisted dying.
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Paramedics arrive after plane crashes on Gabriola Island
There are few details available at this time, including the size or type of plane or the number of passengers or patients
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Vaughn Palmer: Hurting could soon be over in WFP dispute, but why the lengthy delay?
OPINION: If mediation fails and the dispute continues, then the onus will be back on the New Democrats to intervene or justify their decision to let the hurting continue
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Weir talks Presidents Cup role
Mike Weir has shared plenty of Presidents Cup information with fellow Canadian Adam Hadwin in recent weeks. But not all of it. International assistant captain Weir and Hadwin have discussed potential playing partners, the golf course, travel tips and more. There was one early bit of information that Weir left out early on. “I knew […]
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Small plane crashes on Gabriola Island
A small plane has crashed on the north end of Gabriola Island.
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How Brexit leader Farage could be the U.K. election's kingmaker
As polls suggest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could win a majority government Thursday in the U.K.’s historic election, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage could play a major role in a victory.
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Parliament passes Conservative motion to create committee on Canada-China relations
Members of Parliament voted 171 to 148 in favour of a creating a special committee to re-evaluate virtually all aspects of Canada's relationship with China,
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OHL Roundup: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
OWEN SOUND, Ont. - Pavel Gogolev scored four times, and the Guelph Storm held on to beat the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Tuesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
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WestJet would remain Canadian after Onex deal: transportation regulator
The proposed $3.5-billion acquisition of WestJet Airlines by an affiliate of Onex Corp. moved a step closer to completion after Canada's transportation regulator determined the airline will continue to meet Canadian ownership and control requirements.
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Striking Vancouver Island forestry workers, Western Forest Products return to bargaining table
The strike has dragged on since July 1, and some families affected by the dispute have been reduced to feeding themselves with gift cards.
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#ICYMI: WIAF emergency toy drive after fire, Habs beat Penguins
Well rested after having the weekend off, the Habs beat the Penguins 4-1 in Pittsburgh.
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‘Work in Progress’ feels like nothing else on TV but what would you expect from a show involving a co-creator of ‘The Matrix’
‘Work in Progress’ comes from longtime improv performers who live and work in Chicago. And the story of how they got their show made is thrillingly atypical.
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Black women reign at beauty pageants
This year is the first year that four of the major beauty pageants had simultaneously awarded the top prize to a black woman.
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Canadiens put the clamps on the Penguins to earn a 4-1 victory
Carey Price comes up with a strong 33-save performance against a Penguins team that was seeking its fourth-consecutive win.
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Almost half of all Peel Region homicides to date in 2019 were domestic-related
The statistic has advocates calling for further government action to protect victims of domestic violence, especially those targeted by intimate partners.
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