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Dolighan Dec. 14, 2019
Tim Dolighan
Toronto Sun
Mayor defends Vernon’s 4.9% tax increase in 2020 budget
The city's mayor says the money raised by the tax increase will translate into extra services.
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Kelowna RCMP officer suspended for allegedly sexting assault victim
A Kelowna RCMP officer has been suspended with pay after allegedly sexting an assault victim.
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Premier Jason Kenney to travel to U.K. with adviser to attract investment to Alberta
Premier Jason Kenney will be travelling to London, England next week to promote Alberta's energy sector and try to attract investment into the province, his office announced on Friday.
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Max Pacioretty scores in OT, Golden Knights beat Stars 3-2
Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night.
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Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi’s defence of genocide charges my shock the West, but it bolsters her status at home
In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi’s defence of genocide charges solidified her hero status ahead of elections next year, underscoring the abhorrence that many in the Buddhist-majority country hold for the Rohingya.
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Sandy Hook victims’ families battle hoaxers while replaying tragedy
Since the school shooting seven years ago that killed 20 first graders and six educators in Newtown, Connecticut, victims’ families have been battling an online phalanx of conspiracy theorists who claim that they were actors in a government-backed hoax.
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Small homes can do Christmas up big with nature’s help
From rosemary trees to bittersweet vines and rosehips, bring the outside in for the holidays
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London Knights comeback falls short against the Sarnia Sting
The London Knights played their sixth game in nine days and final home game before the holiday break on Friday night against Sarnia.
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The Star gift box brought a little joy to the Great Depression
Mildred Swing remembers the doll she took to bed for years. “It was one of the most memorable gifts in my life.”
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Runner who slapped reporter's rear on live TV charged
A Georgia man who was videotaped slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV was arrested Friday on a misdemeanour charge of sexual battery.
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OHL Roundup: Friday, December 13, 2019
SUDBURY, Ont. - Kurtis Henry scored two goals and set up another, Connor Lockhart had three assists and the Erie Otters defeated the Sudbury Wolves 7-4 on Friday in the Ontario Hockey League.
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Holiday movies increasingly secular to reflect today's society, experts say
From dealing with issues of bullying and alienation in “The Grinch,” to tricky family dynamics in “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,” some of the most popular holiday films are filled with heartfelt lessons.
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Man charged after he was videotaped slapping U.S. reporter’s rear on live TV
``You violated, objectified, and embarrassed me,'' the reporter wrote recently on Twitter. ``No woman should EVER have to put up with this at work or anywhere!! Do better.''
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Gagner and Keefe reunited in NHL
EDMONTON — When Sam Gagner was playing for Sheldon Keefe with the Marlies last season, the goal was to get back to the NHL. Gagner has indeed returned, albeit with the Oilers after the Vancouver Canucks first loaned him to Toronto’s farm team to be closer to his young family. But Gagner just didn’t expect […]
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Toronto Sun
QMJHL Roundup: Friday, December 13, 2019
Joshua Roy and William Villeneuve each scored and tacked on two assists as the Saint John Sea Dogs doubled up the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 6-3 on Friday in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
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Head-on collision on North Perimeter sends one person to hospital
STARS Air Ambulance responded to a pair of crashes on the Perimeter Highway Friday.
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‘Emergency plan’ used after Niagara goaltender injury, says London Knights trainer
The London Knights and the Niagara IceDogs saw their Thursday night game postponed.
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World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision in Russia case faces mounting criticism
Earlier in the week, the chair of the British Olympic Association called for ``the fullest possible sanctions to be taken against Russia at Tokyo 2020.''
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MCCARTHY: Hadwin under the weather at Presidents cup
MELBOURNE, Australia — Adam Hadwin was under the weather on Saturday and didn’t play in either session on Day Three of the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne. The Canadian is battling a head cold and stayed back at the hotel Saturday morning as his teammates stretched their lead by one during the day’s opening four-ball […]
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Toronto Sun
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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Toronto Sun
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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Toronto Sun
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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Toronto Sun
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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Toronto Sun
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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