The season that wasn’t: CAT ferry ends 2019 without a commercial crossing

The announcement regarding the service, known as the CAT ferry, comes after a tough day in front of media for Nova Scotia's Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines. 
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British, EU negotiators fail to reach breakthrough during all-night Brexit talks
An EU official, who asked not to be identified because the negotiations were still ongoing, said Wednesday that “discussions continued until late in the night and will continue today.”
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Pro-democracy lawmakers cause chaos as Hong Kong leader delivers annual address
Calling her ``the mother of the mafia police,'' yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives Wednesday.
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Sinfonia de l'ouest concert celebrates generosity of flood volunteers
Annie de Lorimier witnessed the kindness of flood volunteers first hand, so she asked Sinfonia de l'ouest to perform in their honour.
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Russia steps in as Turkey defies NATO allies in Syria
Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey’s president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria.
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2 dead after crash in Mississauga
Emergency crews were called to Hurontario Street and Matheson Boulveard in Mississauga at around 5:20 a.m Wednesday.
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U.S. House Democrats push on with Trump impeachment inquiry
Trump calls the impeachment inquiry an “illegitimate process” and is blocking officials from cooperating.
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5 things to know for Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Since the 2015 election, nearly 13,000 people have died of opioid overdoses and advocates say the government is long overdue to declare a national public health emergency. Here's what else you need to know to start your day.
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Premier Doug Ford to make announcement in Kenora, Ont.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to make an announcement related to infrastructure today a local electrical firm in Kenora, Ont.
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Opinion: Bill to abolish school boards requires significant amendments
We are pleased elections would continue in the English system, but there are several reasons for concern about Bill 40, APPELE-Quebec says.
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ASK AMY: Bored dad trades woman in for a younger model
Dear Amy: My father just turned 70 years old. He and my mom divorced when he turned 50, because he was having an affair with a younger woman, “Cherie.” My siblings and I eventually accepted Cherie and grew quite fond of her. About 18 months ago, my dad started to complain about how Cherie was […]
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History Through Our Eyes: Oct. 16, 1961, Chomedey
In the spring of 1961, three municipalities on Île-Jésus — St-Martin, L'Abord-à-Plouffe and Renaud — amalgamated to become Chomedey.
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Winnipeg couple plans new wedding in a day after storm ruins original plans
A big snow wasn’t enough to stop Joelle Pastora Sala and Yasmir Montoya’s big day.
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Former Calgary resident detained in Syria says ISIS asked him to conduct attacks in North America
Safraz Ali says he refused to conduct attacks for ISIS and was arrested as a result.
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Are Montrealers getting the fish they pay for? Study says no
A conservation group has just added Montreal to a six-city investigation into fish fraud, and it shows Montreal consumers are being duped.
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York Regional Police to address media after 31 arrested in human trafficking investigation
Police said more than 200 charges were laid in Project Convalesce. 
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Montreal weather: Grey and breezy
Environment Canada is calling for mainly cloudy skies with wind gusting to 40 km/h and a high of 18
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Kramberger: West Islanders have voting options on the fringe
If you're dissatisfied with the mainstream, you can choose a party named after an animal — or an animal-rights party.
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I want to propose to my girlfriend but her meddling sister makes me cautious: Ask Ellie
When others’ opinions control a couple’s plans, there’s a relationship crisis, writes Ellie.
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New Canadians to buoy GTA housing demand: Survey
A Royal Lepage report says newcomers account for one in five housing purchases in Canada, and are expected to lift prices in the GTA.
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Liberals are the best choice for Canada
‘Despite their failings, on the big issues the Liberals got the direction right over the past four years.’
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Trudeau Liberals set to back new Ontario Line subway
The federal Liberals are prepared to support Premier Doug Ford’s proposed transit line with billions in subway funding if Toronto city council endorses the plan, the Star has learned.
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3 federal leaders campaign in Montreal as election day nears
With polls suggesting the vote on Oct. 21 could be extremely tight and some seats likely to be decided in three-, four- or even five-way vote splits, all the parties are trying to figure out how to deploy their leaders for maximum benefit.
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More than 200 charges laid and 31 arrested following bust of alleged human trafficking ring in York Region
York Regional police report “appalling levels of violence and victimization.”
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Turkey defies its NATO allies in Syria, as Russia steps in
Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey’s president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria.
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'SOS' picked up on CCTV saves Australian woman lost in bush
An Australian woman lost for three days in dense bushland was found Wednesday after a man remotely monitoring security footage saw an 'SOS' sign scrawled in the earth on his property.
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Canada’s top hockey prospects will soon converge on Hamilton
The 25th annual CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will be played Jan. 16 at Hamilton's FirstOntario Centre and will feature 40 of junior hockey's best NHL draft-eligible players.
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Tories viewed as most likely to keep promises, but voters remain cynical: Ipsos poll
But a majority of those surveyed (76 per cent) indicated that no matter who becomes prime minister, they will wind up breaking their campaign pledges.
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Whose news is it anyway?
International News Media Association raise concerns over copyright and news aggregation, says digital platforms should pay to use text-based news stories and other intellectual property.
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Sandwich shop serves employment skills for youth with disabilities
At Sandwich n’ Such the focus in on food but the ultimate goal is for staff to find employment elsewhere in the hospitality and restaurant industry.
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Just one of many election battlegrounds, Montreal gets love from three leaders
Montreal is getting attention from the leaders of all the top three federal parties today.
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Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer
Canadians wanting to cross the U.S. border are being asked different marijuana questions than they were before cannabis was legal, says an American immigration lawyer who represents numerous aging baby boomers denied entry to America for past pot use.
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