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From the highs of Viola Davis to the lows of Mel Gibson (and let's not get started on the yawn-worthy Damon-Kimmel feud) Barry Hertz breaks down the Academy Award's biggest moments​
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The Globe and Mail | February 27, 2017 - 01:06 | BARRY HERTZ
The Netherlands set up the ‘She Decides’ initiative to fill a $600-million (U.S.) gap created by a so-called gag rule reinstated by U.S. President Donald Trump
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The Globe and Mail | February 27, 2017 - 00:01 | MICHELLE ZILIO
By using bulk purchasing power to buy essential medicines Ottawa could ensure all Canadians have access to vital prescription drugs, one study author says
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The Globe and Mail | February 27, 2017 - 00:01 | CARLY WEEKS
Cda Drug Shortages 20120308 Adding universal public coverage of the top prescription drugs would help Canadians take medications they need, new research suggests.
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CBC News - Canada | February 27, 2017 - 00:01 | CBC News
St. Paul County Police are asking the public to stay away from an area in northeastern Alberta due to an incident on the highway.
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CBC News - Canada | February 26, 2017 - 23:30 | CBC News
As the phenomenon of asylum seekers looking to enter Canada illegally spreads beyond Manitoba's border, aid agencies say they are feeling the pinch to provide care to the influx of people.
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CTV News - National | February 26, 2017 - 22:58 | Nick Wells
turris-kyle Kyle Turris scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and Craig Anderson stopped 37 shots to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday night.
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CBC News - Ottawa | February 26, 2017 - 22:42 | The Associated Press
The Ukrainian government believes there is a direct link between the Jan. 28 call between Trump and Putin and the surge in fighting between the army and separatists afterward
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 22:41 | MARK MacKINNON
President could clearly set his legislative agenda – or slip into a new round of provocation and petulance
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 22:37 | DAVID SHRIBMAN
The White House will send federal departments a budget proposal on Monday containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 22:21 |
Not watching live? Here's the 89th Academy Awards in pictures so far
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 22:16 | STAFF
Canadians applauded Montreal's Sylvain Bellemare for his Academy Award-winning work as the sound editor on 'Arrival,' after he claimed one of the golden Oscar trophies on Sunday night.
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CTV News - National | February 26, 2017 - 21:57 | Josh Elliott
89th Academy Awards - Show Montreal's Sylvain Bellemare has won the best sound editing Oscar for Arrival. He won in a field that also included teams from Deepwater Horizon, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land and...
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CBC News - Canada | February 26, 2017 - 21:56 | The Canadian Press
When Dr. Breanne Everett began training to become a plastic surgeon she was shocked by the number of foot problems, including amputations, she was seeing among diabetic patients. She decided to look for a solution.
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Ottawa Sun | February 26, 2017 - 21:34 |
The premier’s three-day trip is aimed at shoring up support ahead of promised renegotation of NAFTA
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 21:28 | ADRIAN MORROW
The premier’s three-day trip is aimed at shoring up support ahead of promised renegotation of NAFTA
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 21:28 | ADRIAN MORROW
The first-time host treated viewers to Borscht Belt yuks and defanged Trump jokes to open the 89th Academy Awards
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 21:26 | BARRY HERTZ
Donna May, whose daughter Jac Gray died in 2012, revisits 'The Strip' to find it still lacks promised overdose protection sites
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 21:01 | ANDREA WOO
The protest, which was led by Get Organized BK, was in response to President Donald Trump’s decision on Friday to bar several news organizations from a White House briefing, including the Times.
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The Toronto Star | February 26, 2017 - 20:38 | SARAH MASLIN NIR - The New York Times
South Korea’s acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn will not extend the current special prosecutor’s investigation into a graft scandal involving President Park Geun-hye
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The Globe and Mail | February 26, 2017 - 20:21 |

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