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Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes to drop in 2020: BC Assessment
While Metro Vancouver assessed values are expected to dip, elsewhere in the province they may stay flat or even climb modestly.
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Twitter suspends accounts after terror attack
Twitter briefly suspended the accounts of three journalists over their posts on the Pensacola shooter. Mohammed Alshamrami, a Saudi national and member of the Saudi Air Force, in the United States for flight training, started shooting in a classroom at the Pensacola Naval Air Station on Friday. Alshamrami is alleged to have shot and killed […]
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LILLEY: Province has no more money for teachers
Whether they realize it or not, the Ford government just got a major assist in their argument that spending needs to be controlled, and that includes teachers’ salaries. The Financial Accountability Office (FAO) released a report on Ontario’s economic outlook that doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Growth is expected to start slowing — not by […]
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Habitat for Humanity GTA celebrates affordable housing project in Scarborough
In 2016, the organization embarked on a project in east Scarborough to build a 50-home affordable housing project called Pinery Trail.
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Rockland teen charged with assault after ‘altercation’ with adult: OPP
Provincial police allege the 13-year-old boy was involved in 'altercation' with an adult on Rochon Street in Rockland in the early hours of Dec. 4, 2019.
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Woman dead after being struck by bus in Fort McMurray
The woman, who was a resident of Fort McMurray, was pronounced dead on scene by emergency crews.
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FUREY: China’s notorious Document 9 is a must-read for Canadians
It’s been a full year since China arbitrarily imprisoned Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor in retaliation for the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. Since then Canadians have watched a series of events unfold, ranging from the pork ban to outlandish remarks from Chinese diplomats. Meanwhile, we’ve learned more about the one million Uyghur Muslims held against […]
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Vicky Cornell sues Soundgarden for ‘missing’ royalties
Chris Cornell's widow claims that Soundgarden is 'shamelessly conspiring to wrongfully withhold hundreds of thousands of dollars' from the Cornell family.
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AGAR: Defending Toronto tax increases just plain wrong
In Friday’s column, I took Mayor Tory and Toronto council to task for not getting their own house in order before raising property taxes, a move that is a broken promise on the part of the mayor. Over the weekend, a number of people on social media defended the tax increase. They were wrong in […]
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Conservatives ramp up calls for Huawei ban amid security questions
The Liberals delayed making a decision on whether to let the Chinese tech firm into the 5G spectrum.
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Liberal MLA Steve Thomson won't be running in next B.C. election
He says in a statement that it’s time to pass the torch to the next generation of leadership in his riding of Kelowna-Mission.
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Kingston’s Chris Clifford honored, humbled by hometown Frontenacs
'Chris Clifford' night in Kingston brought back some wonderful junior hockey memories.
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Defence won’t present evidence at trial of Alberta man accused of killing Abbotsford student
Gabriel Klein's lawyer made the surprise revelation Monday, meaning the trial will go to final arguments next Monday.
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TRAIKOS: Leiweke ‘getting closer’ to choosing Seattle franchise’s name
PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. — At first glance, it seemed like Tod Leiweke was making a statement. Or maybe he was playing the role of spoiler. One year after the NHL officially voted Seattle in as the 32nd franchise, the team’s president and CEO arrived at this year’s Board of Governors’ meeting at the Inn at Spanish […]
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Court upholds warrant in Sagmoen uttering threats trial
The North Okanagan man has pleaded not guilty to five charges.
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RCMP not negligent in death of Langley teen whose overdose was filmed: watchdog
The Independent Investigations Office says the overdose death of 14-year-old Carson Crimeni was a “tragic incident” but police played no role in that outcome and it’s not recommending charges.
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Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson to pass the torch, won’t run for re-election
“Serving as the MLA for Kelowna-Mission has been the experience of a lifetime, and an absolute honour,” said Thomson.
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Sewer backup forces $100,000 in damages at Shediac crisis centre
Kristal LeBlanc, the centre's executive director, says storage bins used for items that were going into the basement were only removed last week after more than $100,000 in damages.
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Halifax council to balance benefit with $20-million cost of joining football game
HALIFAX —  The benefits and costs of having a major professional sports franchise in the community are never a zero-sum match made in taxpayer heaven. So a community that acknowledges value in the addition of a Canadian Football League franchise for instance, and still manages to mitigate the public contributions to stadium construction, operation and […]
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Which articles of impeachment could Trump face?
House Democrats have argued that Trump obstructed their impeachment investigation by refusing to provide documents and instructing top advisers and government officials not to testify.
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Stephen Strasburg and Nationals reach record $245-million, 7-year deal, source says
The deal also sets a floor for free agent pitcher Gerrit Cole, who also is represented by agent Scott Boras and is expected to top the records Strasburg just set.
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Guelph vehicle fire sends 1 to hospital with smoke inhalation
The Guelph Fire Department says someone was sent to hospital after trying to extinguish a vehicle fire on Monday night.
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Impact signs Anthony Jackson-Hamel to one-year deal, plus option
Jackson-Hamel, 26, had three goals last season in 16 games, including six starts covering 618 minutes played.
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B.C.-based mass timber producer Structurlam expanding to the United States
The company is converting a former steel plant in Arkansas to produce mass timber components for the U.S. market.
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Baby undergoes surgery after choking on Christmas decoration
After a baby girl swallowed a confetti star, doctors are warning parents about holiday decor that can pose a danger.
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University of Waterloo gets $2.1 million from Toyota
The University of Waterloo says it has been gifted $2.1 million from Toyota Canada.
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U.S. officials reveal how massive rebuilding projects in Afghanistan backfired
The exorbitant nation-building project went awry from the start and has only grown worse, according to ‘Lessons Learned’ interviews.
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This easy sautéed beef makes a satisfying winter meal
Bored of basic beef dinners? Add some green olives and tomatoes and watch the meat’s flavours come to life.
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Church nativity displays Jesus, Mary and Joseph in cages, separated at the border
The controversial nativity scene is meant to highlight the plight of migrants and refugees, said the senior pastor at Claremont United Methodist Church.
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Musical show ‘The Ward’ celebrates now-vanished slum in Toronto’s core
If the title rings a bell, that’s because it references the now vanished slum neighbourhood once bounded by Yonge, Queen, University and College Streets.
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Police release images of suspects in Kitchener robbery
Police say the incident occurred at a Circle K convenience store on Doon Village Road on Dec. 8.
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Hamilton police identify shooting victim found lying on mountain road
Police were called to West 4th Street at around 6:39 a.m. Friday where they found a man dead on the street.
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Snow squall watch in effect for Barrie, Midland, Orillia areas
Environment Canada says snow squalls are forecast to develop off Lake Huron and Georgian Bay Tuesday morning into the night.
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With few cards to play, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy meets Putin face to face
While the president is seeking an end to the conflict with Russian-backed separatists who control much of eastern Ukraine, the encounter is likely to end in stalemate, says a former ambassador.
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Ontario will stop paying legal fees of judges and JPs who get fired for misconduct, proposed law says
“If somebody is fired for misconduct, I don’t think we should be paying their legal fees,” Ontario Attorney General Doug Downey said in an interview with the Star on Monday
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On-street parking changes could be coming for three Toronto wards
Toronto council will consider a recommendation that would see changes to the rules for overnight parking in Parkdale-High Park, Davenport and Toronto Danforth.
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Man charged with aggravated assault after Calgary train incident in November
On Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m., a man was on a CTrain when he was assaulted by another man, police said.
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MLA Steve Thomson announces plans to leave politics after a decade
The Kelowna-area MLA and former cabinet minister in B.C.’s previous Liberal government says he won’t run again in the next provincial election.
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American children not getting measles shots before travelling overseas: study
While nearly 40 per cent of those children did not get vaccinated because their parents or guardians declined, an equal number missed vaccinations because they weren't offered by the clinician, according to the study in JAMA Pediatrics.
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Federal Court sides with man who says he was discriminated against because he's straight
The Federal Court of Canada ruled in favour of a man who worked in a CIBC call centre who said he was discriminated against for being straight, and ordered the Canadian Human Rights Commission to conduct a new investigation.
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Breakthrough lupus drug discovered in Edmonton passes final testing phase
"Edmonton isn't known for making drugs," Dr. Robert Foster said. "But we stuck with it and we did it."
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