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The West Island Community Shares' fundraising campaign got a big boost from National Bank which committed $500,000 over the next five years
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Israel heads to third election in less than year after efforts to form coalition break down
Israeli governments have a history of instability, often dissolving before completing their terms, but things have never been so dysfunctional. Then again, neither has a sitting Israeli leader ever stood trial
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Jane Philpott forbidden from paid work with Ontario First Nation due to ethics law
Jane Philpott's new job ran afoul of the Conflict of Interest Act, which stipulates that former ministers must adhere to a two-year "cooling off period."
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Peter Howell: ‘Richard Jewell’ displays Clint Eastwood’s best instincts — despite misstep with journalist
Eastwood’s latest is in some ways his most definitive work of righteous score-settling. But it’s too bad about what it does to the memory of Kathy Scruggs.
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Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed: Helping those in need is something all can do
More often than not, the generosity of strangers is channelled through non-profit community groups like the West Island Assistance Fund.
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Hamilton police investigate overnight shooting near Cannon and Kensington
Police say the shooting incident is the city's 44th for 2019.
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New NAFTA leaves winners and losers across North America
Political leaders, steel industries and online shoppers stand to benefit from the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade agreement, while U.S. drug companies, Mexican businesses and Canadian dairy farmers don’t.
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Brantford police appeal for witnesses after shooting nearly injures sleeping toddler
Police say many of the shots entered the second storey of the home, where a two-year-old girl was reportedly sleeping.
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Public Health endorses supervised drug consumption sites in Mississauga and Brampton
Given an increase in opioid-related harm and deaths in Peel since 2013, public health says the region is in need of supervised consumption sites for drug users.
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Fact check: Scheer says Trudeau’s mandate is ‘weakest’ in history. Is that true?
He used the claim most recently in response to the speech from the throne, in which the government rolls out its broad priorities for the coming Parliament.
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City breaks ground on new $13.5M Kingston East Community Centre
The Kingston East Community Centre is one step closer to being built.
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Social Notes: Procure puts a bow tie on Bowvember campaign
More than 400 guests helped raise $125,000 for the fight against prostate cancer at the Bow Tie Affair benefit, held at Hôtel Place d’Armes.
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Montreal Canadiens and Expos legend Youppi voted into Mascot Hall of Fame
The voters got this one right.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines & Sports | Montreal Gazette
Man hunting rabbits charged with firearm offence in City of Kawartha Lakes: OPP
OPP say a witness reported a man walking along the road with a firearm on Saturday.
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Brampton politicians’ trips abroad prompts Mississauga council’s concern about missing out on foreign investment
So far this year, investment missions by Brampton councillors included visits to Boston, Lisbon, Cologne and cities in Turkey, with further trips planned to India and China in 2020.
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University of Guelph’s track and field coach under review
The university said Dave Scott-Thomas is on a leave of absence while it reviews information received from current and former athletes.
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PM Trudeau reveals roster of parliamentarians to aid ministers
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled a new slate of parliamentary secretaries to help support his cabinet.
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‘Chill!’: Trump mocks Greta Thunberg, 16, over Time person of the year honour
Greta Thunberg, who is a child, responded to Donald Trump's attacks by putting the president's words into her Twitter profile.
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Child actor Jack Burns dies at 14
The Scottish actor was best known for his roles in a variety of different TV series, including 'Outlander,' 'One of Us' and 'In Plain Sight.'
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Hotel Intel: Renovated and retopped, Le Germain is an ode to 1960s Montreal
Closed for one year for a top-to-bottom overhaul, Le Germain has a new top of six glass stories of deluxe rooms and suites.
Montreal Latest News, Breaking Headlines & Sports | Montreal Gazette
We worked with Toronto’s Cheese Boutique to come up with the perfect cheese board for every budget
Cheese Boutique’s Afrim Pristine creates the perfect festive cheese board at three different price points
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Four LCBO wines that taste better than they look. And one to avoid
Call them the ugly Christmas sweaters of wine. They look budget but are actually quite lovely
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Moving Picture Company closes Vancouver studio: report
The company has not returned messages to Postmedia, but a letter that reportedly was sent to employees is being circulated on social media. It claims the company is looking for more attractive opportunities in other locations.
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AB InBev will sell CBD-infused tea in Canada
The “Everie” teas containing 98 per cent pure cannabidiol — the non-psychotropic ingredient in cannabis — will hit the shelves after pot edibles and beverages become legal in Canada next week.
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Supreme Court won't hear appeal of dismissal of Quebec judge
A complaint against Michel Girouard was filed in November of 2012 alleging that while a lawyer, he had purchased drugs.
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Regina Pats fall 4-2 to the Kamloops Blazers in WHL action
The Regina Pats lost 4-2 to the Kamloops Blazers in WHL action on Wednesday night.
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Driver charged in 3-vehicle collision on Hwy. 7 near Peterborough
OPP say five people were taken to hospital with minor injuries as a result of Wednesday's crash.
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Montreal police seek possible victims of man charged with online luring
Investigators say they have reason to believe Richard Perron might have contacted others as ricky.perron.940, Ricky Perron and Ricky Montréal Perron.
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Longueuil police arrest 6 men in early morning drug raids
Longueuil police have arrested six men in connection with a series of drug raids across Montreal's South Shore early Thursday morning.
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Female reporter whose butt was smacked on live TV is now seeking criminal charges
Thomas Callaway, the runner, has since been banned from participating in races in Savannah and calls his actions 'an awful mistake'
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Mississauga murder suspect has criminal history in Calgary
The man accused of killing a Mississauga man in October was due to appear in a Calgary courtroom two weeks after the deadly shooting. Brandon Horatio Drakes-Simon, 24, was arrested by Peel Regional Police Dec. 6 in connection with the Oct. 22 shooting death of Mario Ibrahim outside of a Webb Dr. condo in Mississauga. […]
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Sentencing hearing for man who tried to kill Edmonton officer, pedestrians
A jury convicted Abdulahi Hasan Sharif in October of attempted murder, aggravated assault, criminal flight causing bodily harm and dangerous driving.
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