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Maple Leaf changes don’t include Freddy Andersen in tilt with Flames
CALGARY — Sheldon Keefe decided to get adventurous with his Thursday night lineup against the Flames – except in goal. While wingers Kasperi Kapanen and Pierre Engvall had promotions based on the morning skate, Frederik Andersen will play his season high sixth straight game. With ample days off before Saturday against the Edmonton Oilers and […]
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Montreal purchases 140 hectares in western Pierrefonds from Grilli
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced the city will acquire 140 hectares in the western part of Pierrefonds-Roxboro for $73 million.
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Failure to tackle climate crisis will lead to economic disaster, UN chief warns
UN chief Guterres urged officials from almost 200 countries to embrace the economic opportunities that come with cutting greenhouse gases.
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GUNNED DOWN: Man, 22, ID’d as city’s latest murder victim
The city’s 67th homicide victim of the year has been identified as 22-year-old Jeremy Vincent Urbina. Toronto Police responded to a shooting at 11 Field Sparroway — near Finch Ave. E. and Leslie St. — and located a man with gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead at the scene. Two suspects were seen fleeing the […]
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Warrant issued for Surrey, B.C. men on Ontario sex trafficking charges
One of the men is already sought on a Canada-wide warrant for kidnapping charges in British Columbia.
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Toronto police release more photos of missing American woman whose two children died in a 2014 tornado
April Burkle was last seen in downtown Toronto on Oct. 22.
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HASSAN: Let’s keep up the pressure for Kovrig and Spavor
Let’s hope China is extending special treatment to the two Canadian men it has held since last December. Consultant and former diplomat Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who facilitates cultural exchanges with North Korea, were apprehended on the vague pretext of “endangering national security”. What is disturbing is that this means the two men are […]
Toronto Sun
Winnipeg police warn of gift card scam
Winnipeg police say scammers have been stealing inactive prepaid cards in their packaging from local retail stores and replacing them with blank or used cards.
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The most influential Canadian policy-maker of the year? Chinese president Xi Jinping: Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Every year, the Ottawa-based think tank names the person or organization that has had the greatest impact — positive or negative — on Canadian public policy.
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‘We have a decade to try and figure out a future for Coronach’
Population projections for the Town of Coronach and the RM of Hart Butte include a 42 per cent population loss by 2036 and an additional population loss of 25 per cent by 2041
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HANSON: Is Trump the only adult in the room?
Donald Trump certainly is mercurial at times. He can be uncouth. But then again, no president in modern memory has been on the receiving end of such overwhelmingly negative media coverage and a three-year effort to abort his presidency, beginning the day after his election. Do we remember the effort to subvert the Electoral College […]
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‘Peloton lady’ Monica Ruiz blames her ‘eyebrows’ for ad’s viral fame
Monica Ruiz, the actress who starred in Peloton's controversial holiday ad, spoke to TODAY alongside Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds.
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Concordia appoints Graham Carr as university’s new president
Concordia's new president is a Quebec native who joined the university's history department in 1983 after earning his PhD from the University of Maine.
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B.C. heritage town makes effort to remember, move on from tragic past
Near Cranbrook, what was once St. Eugene Mission residential school is now a successful enterprise that is 100 per cent owned by Indigenous peoples.
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U.S., China reach deal in principle on trade: source
The White House was expected to make an announcement later on Thursday, a source told Reuters.
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Peter Howell: Clint Eastwood and Sam Rockwell on ‘the ultimate American screw-over’
Eastwood and Sam Rockwell of ‘Richard Jewell’ reflect on social media, rushing to judgment, efficiency on the job, and more.
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Patients will ‘slip through the cracks’ under proposed Alberta health-care changes, say some doctors
Doctors and advocates are warning of the negative impacts for patients that could result from the province’s proposed changes to health care, pitched to the Alberta Medical Association last month. Meanwhile, some Calgary clinics are already bracing for the possible changes.
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Rick Salutin: Beware the high tech villains in your midst
Uber continues getting away with mayhem, based largely on self-spun myths.
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Less stress flying over holidays with tips from Saskatoon Airport Authority
There are tips for air travellers who are looking to make the holiday season less stressful during the busiest time of the year.
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Police identify suspect in central Edmonton homicide
Investigators are looking for 31-year-old Michael Tyrel Arnold in connection with the fatal shooting in the Oliver neighbourhood on Dec. 3.
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DriveBC’s highway webcam network grows by 30 cameras, 71 more views
The Ministry of Transportation says DriveBC's network now features 457 cameras delivering 873 views.
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Judith Timson: The meaning behind the scarf on the chair in the Kathleen Wynne portrait
The portrait is an historical record of having been Premier, and in Wynne’s case, an important one, Judith Timson writes.
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Minivan full of hockey equipment stolen in Guelph: police
Police say a woman was awoken to the sound of her dog barking and saw her minivan being driven out of the driveway.
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DUMBEST DON: Ailing mobster Peter Gotti wants out of prison
Former mob chieftain Peter Gotti will soon be a Gonefella, his lawyer said. His legal eagle claim the 80-year-old mobster is near death and seeking a compassionate release. “We are truly afraid he is dying now, he feels he is,” James Craven wrote in court papers Tuesday, the New York Post reports. “As his lawyer, […]
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Teen arrested after threats allegedly made against Lower Sackville school
In a news release Thursday, Nova Scotia RCMP said they learned of the threats on Dec. 7 just before 6 p.m.
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PQ backs calls for postponement of Deux-Montagnes line shutdown
Five commuter train stations are slated to be closed starting Jan. 1 to allow for construction work to proceed on the new $6.3-billion Réseau express métropolitain.
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Bail decision expected Monday for Montreal blogger who glorified Polytechnique gunman
Jean-Claude Rochefort, 70, faces charges of inciting hatred towards women after investigators found what was described as “disturbing” writing published under the pseudonym Rick Flashman on a “hateful, anti-feminist blog.”
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Thomas Walkom: New NAFTA has some wins but still a bad deal
From the beginning, NAFTA has been a misnomer. It was never about free trade in the pure sense. The U.S. retained the right to ignore the strictures of free trade whenever it chose.
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Man, 21, killed in Oakville crash
Police said the collision occurred at Winston Park Drive and Portland Drive around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday
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Customer, security guard stop Winnipeg bank robber
Lee Patterson, 53, is charged with four counts of robbery, three counts of wearing a disguise with intent, and possession of a weapon.
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Winnipeg man charged for stabbing at vehicle, threatening driver
Winnipeg police needed to use a Taser to subdue a man found swinging a knife at vehicles at a busy south Winnipeg intersection Wednesday night.
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Dubai, Iran and 3 men who claim innocence tangled in tale of Saskatoon fraud scheme
“The funds were clearly stolen from the city by fraudulent means,” an Ontario judge said in ordering nearly $1.04-million returned to the City of Saskatoon.
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6ix9ine says he had ‘a feeling of relief’ after his arrest
"I had a feeling of relief when I was arrested by the Government because I felt stuck, like the gang had control of my life," 6ix9ine wrote of the Nine Trey Gangsta Blood.
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New Brunswick’s minority government to put bill to confidence vote
Premier Blaine Higgs says the legislation needs to pass before the end of the month, and he will make the decision a confidence vote.
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Movie review: Movie Minute Richard Jewell
New film based on the targeting of security guard Richard Jewell after a bomb went off at the Atlanta Olympic Games
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Edmonton Eskimos hire Scott Milanovich as new head coach
The Edmonton Eskimos have hired Scott Milanovich as the team's new head coach.
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New class action requests allege sex abuse by religious institutions
Requests target the dioceses St-Jean-Longueuil and Joliette, and the religious orders St-Vincent-de-Paul and Frères de St-Gabriel.
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Metro Vancouver green-lights single, regional ridesharing licence
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum was the sole dissenting vote.
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Vancouver rolls out holiday overnight parking campaign
The city of Vancouver has partnered with MADD and Preventable BC to promote the city's new extended prepaid parking hours.
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Suspects identified in violent Kelowna vehicle incident
Among the charges both face are allegations of forcible confinement, mischief, assault with a weapon, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance.
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Ontario passes bill to join opioid class-action lawsuit launched by B.C.
Ontario joins five other provinces in the suit, which alleges that drugmakers falsely marketed opioids as less addictive than other pain drugs.
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Proposed Ontario bill fails to protect against online sexual abuse
If the Ontario government wanted to take action that would actually make it easier to sue an offender — and to clearly denounce the sharing of intimate images without consent — it need only look to its provincial cousins for examples of how to do so.
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Tentative agreement reached between N.S. Crown attorneys, province: NSCAA
In a news release Thursday, the NSCAA said Crown prosecutors will be reviewing details of the proposed agreement over the next few weeks and a decision to accept will be made by mid-January.
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Man charged after $1,500 worth of bottles stolen from Regina ringette team
The U10 Regina Raptors were planning to use part of the bottle proceeds to subsidize team fees and put the rest toward cancer research via an Edmonton tournament in January.
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Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck by motorist in Scarborough
Toronto police said the woman suffered severe head trauma after she was struck on Eglinton Avenue East, at Victoria Park Avenue.
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Going green for the holidays doesn’t mean sacrificing style and tradition
The overall takeaway is that being eco-friendly is chic while being great for the planet and super affordable.
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