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‘Survivor’ has #MeToo moment, producers step in after contestant accused
During an emotional confessional, Kellee Kim said that Dan Spilo's behaviour is "a pattern."
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Mental health awareness and support ‘center stage’ at student organized conference
"It's definitely something that is becoming much more talked about."
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Oxford County family celebrates $1M lottery win
"We heard there was a winning ticket sold in the area. When we checked our ticket at the store, it turned out that we were the winners!"
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Flames defenceman Brodie collapses at practice
The Calgary Flames say defenceman TJ Brodie has been taken to hospital for evaluation after collapsing during a team practice.
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REAL SCOOP: Latest victim brother of man killed in Chilliwack
A 30-year-old Surrey man murdered earlier this week is the elder brother of a Chilliwack man shot to death just last month. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said the man found in critical condition just before 5 p.m. Monday at a home in the 10700-block of 124 Street is Andrew Baldwin. He died later in […]
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Gowan of Styx talks 40-plus years of rock, and what’s to come for the legendary band
"We, as Styx, are very much thriving, and very much in love with what we do. Perhaps more than ever," said Gowan to Global News.
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Broadcast council overwhelmed by complaints over CTV correspondent’s comments on Don Cherry, hockey culture
Correspondent Jessica Allen said on a show broadcast Tuesday that she doesn’t “worship at the altar of hockey” and found in her experience that those who did “all tended to be white boys who weren’t, let’s say, very nice,” adding that “they were not generally thoughtful, they were often bullies.”
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Inmate assaults guard, throws furniture, food at Brandon jail, say police
A guard from the Brandon Correctional Centre is recovering after being attacked by an inmate.
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Live in the Okanagan: Ignite your week with live music
As temperatures cool, and social calendars’ loads lighten before the annual holiday boom, take some time to enjoy live music. Need a little more information about a particular show? Click on the hyperlink over the venue to be directed to the Facebook event page. Vernon Friday, Nov. 15 The Rowdy Spurs at The Longhorn Pub...
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Manitoba Opposition calls for more money in health, public safety
Manitoba's Opposition is calling for more money for health care and public safety and wants changes to labour laws.
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Calgary Flames player T.J. Brodie rushed to hospital after ‘episode’ during practice
According to a tweet from the hockey team, the player was alert and responsive" as of 1:06 p.m.
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SIU charges Toronto police officer after alleged sexual assault in Waterloo
The alleged assault happened on July 11, and the Special Investigations Unit was contacted by Toronto police the next day after the woman made a complaint against the officer.
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Lobster, crab in brine recalled over botulism concerns
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should check to see if the recalled products are in their homes.
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Venice council chambers flooded moments after climate change measures rejected
Venice experienced record-high tides after its Grand Canal flooded over on Wednesday.
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Kingston police release new details about stabbing suspect who died after police-involved shooting
The suspect, who the Special Investigations Unit later identified as Evan Freeman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Toronto cop accused of sexually assaulting woman in Waterloo
The province’s police watchdog has laid criminal charges against a Toronto cop accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Waterloo over the summer. Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit says an investigation was launched one day after the incident allegedly occurred on July 11. “The SIU was contacted by TPS (Toronto Police Service) on July 12, 2019, […]
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Canadiens Notebook: This could be a busy weekend for Carey Price
Don't be surprised if he starts back-to-back games against Capitals and Devils, while Jesperi Kotkaniemi hopes to play at least one game.
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2 men arrested after armed robbery reported at Holiday Inn Express in Moncton
"Our team members and guests are all safe and sound. No one was injured, and we are very thankful for the RCMP for their quick co-operation," the hotel's manager said.
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Hawaii man gets down on one knee, proposes while surfing
'At first I thought it was a joke and then realized it clearly wasn’t,' Lauren Oiye said of the proposal.
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BONOKOSKI: Talks with Trudeau leave the West jilted and fending for itself
There was not a lot of love in the air. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe left his meeting with the prime minister earlier this week convinced that if there were a transcript of his private talks with Justin Trudeau, it might as well have been written on toilet paper. It was in one hole and out […]
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Jagmeet Singh tries to play up the NDP’s clout after meeting with Justin Trudeau
Singh claimed the NDP has a strong hand to play in this minority Parliament
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Port Moody mayor returns to work following stay of sex assault charge
Rob Vagramov says he feels awful that he left a woman with "a negative impression" after an "awkward date" in 2015.
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Is my bus cancelled? Try our quick lookup
Search for upcoming bus cancellations posted by Translink. Updated regularly throughout the day.
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U.S. CLIFFHANGER: Will Donald Trump be impeached?
WATCH ABOVE as Sun host Jane Stevenson asks Upstream Group political strategist and pundit Michael Diamond for his hot take on the beginning of an impeachment inquiry regarding U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine officials.   What do YOU think? Is he guilty? Will this ‘trial’ sway public opinion of the […]
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Waterloo region seeks public input on long-term master plan
The region announced Wednesday that it was looking for public input on its plan for now until 2041.
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Citizen nightclub has liquor licence pulled by LGCA after deadly shooting
Citizen nightclub on Bannatyne Avenue has had its liquor licence suspended, Manitoba's Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority (LGCA) has confirmed to Global News.
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Fentanyl found on wanted Peterborough man during arrest: police
A bench warrant was issued for the man's arrest for failing to attend court.
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ANALYSIS: The impeachment inquiry is not here for your entertainment
The impeachment inquiry may lack pizzazz, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican defenders may soon yearn for these slow, early days, Jackson Proskow says.
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Okanagan food bank expecting need for Christmas hamper to rise
The food bank said it needs community support to make sure it has enough food to fill Christmas hampers for up to 2,200 families this holiday season.
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Hamilton bus drivers reject city’s latest contract offer, set up potential strike
The union says the city presented an offer that didn't include progress on wages, benefits or working conditions.
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Sophie Lalor making comeback with Saskatchewan Huskies women’s hockey team
Saskatchewan Huskies women’s hockey head coach Steve Kook said he likes whats he’s seeing so far this season from Sophie Lalor.
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Former Surrey youth pastor found guilty on one count of sexual assault
Samuel Emerson, 36, and wife Madelaine, 39, were first charged in 2017 on a multitude of sex offences, after young members of their church went to police.
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Syria lacked jurisdiction to grant divorce: Ontario court
An Ontario court has ruled that a divorce granted in Syria to a couple who had not lived there in two decades will not be recognized in the province, in part because divorce proceedings in that country are unfair to women. Superior Court Justice Julie Audet found Syria did not have jurisdiction to grant the […]
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Uighur activist ‘risks mum’s life’ to urge world to act over China crackdown
(Adds quotes from speech) By Emma Batha LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Uighur activist appealed to world leaders on Thursday to take a tough line on China over its crackdown on his people, saying he was risking his mother’s life to speak out. More than one million Uighurs and other Muslims have […]
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Province asks for proof of red tape; Edmonton supplies 4 pages of examples
The City of Edmonton has released four pages of ideas to reduce red tape with the province that covers 20 different aspects of service delivery.
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'Shut your mouth': General rebuked after tempers flare over rebuilding Notre Dame
The French army general charged with the rebuilding of Paris' fire-ravaged Notre Dame was rebuked by the government Thursday after telling the chief architect to "shut his mouth" in a sign of tension over the cathedral's future appearance.
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Lingering Cessna 206 design problem behind N.W.T. plane crash that killed 3 people: TSB
The Transportation Safety Board confirmed a Cessna 206 design problem contributed to the deaths of an Alberta man and an elderly couple from Saskatoon.
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Court upholds policing powers of OSPCA
Ontario’s top court has affirmed the policing powers of the province’s animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court’s ruling that called into question the constitutionality of private law enforcement. The Court of Appeal for Ontario says a lower court judge erred in introducing “reasonable standards of transparency and accountability” as a principle of fundamental […]
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Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov to return to work after sexual assault charge stayed
Speaking on Thursday, Vagramov said he will resume full duties on Monday.
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Consultations begin on Vancouver’s ambitious citywide plan
Vancouver is launching public engagement Thursday on a sweeping new citywide plan that will guide development in the city for decades to come.
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Kingston’s draft policy for tall buildings focuses on location, location, location
The city of Kingston has come up with a discussion paper which, it hopes, will help address the city’s rental ho using shortage, climate emergency and downtown highrise battles in one new policy.
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