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Peter Vacco Peter Vacco is attempting to solo walk across Canada. Over the next couple of weeks, the 64-year-old will walk from Cambridge Bay to Gjoa Haven — a 300 kilometre trek.
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 06:00 | Kate Kyle
A Vaughan dentist has lost his licence to practise after admitting to having had sex with one patient, while acting in a “predatory and sexually abusive manner” toward another former patient.
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The Toronto Star | April 26, 2017 - 06:00 | Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter
Ontario's new scheme assumes poverty is an inexorable part of the gig economy.
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The Toronto Star | April 26, 2017 - 06:00 | Thomas Walkom - National Affairs Columnist
Pamela Singleton, left, and Joseph Pascuzzi, right Discount grocery store employees at Food Basics and No Frills are speaking out about what they say is...
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Alexandra Sienkiewicz
Callum, Maddy Moore Air Canada flight bumping A Winnipeg family is still trying to understand why Air Canada kicked them off a flight. First, the mother wasn't allowed to board; then the...
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Sophia Harris
Adrianna Foster Perth, Ont., teenager Adrianna Foster received a new heart when she was a toddler. Now 19, she's been told she needs another one.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Sandra Abma
Chong Environment 20161102 At odds with his leadership rivals over immigration and climate change, Michael Chong recently declared it was time for them "to get serious." When the candidates gather for a final debate in Toronto tonight, will...
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Aaron Wherry
City of Ottawa generic logo sign City Hall Summer 2016 The city is looking to phase out a provincial rebate scheme for owners of vacant buildings that is costing taxpayers $17 million a year.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Joanne Chianello
trudeau press conference We have Charter rights that protect us from unreasonable search and seizure. How can a mandatory breathalyzer for no good reason – or even no reason at all – not violate those rights?
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Marni Soupcoff
Red Wings Alfredsson Hockey The Ottawa Senators have a few remaining pieces from the last roster to reach the second round of the NHL playoffs, but for most players it's their furthest foray into the postseason.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Jamie Long
A survey by the Angus Reid Institute found the issue is not a top concern for most Canadians and there is generally a low level of public awareness on it
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The Globe and Mail | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | BILL CURRY
money An experiment using "nudge" letters to coax Canadians in the underground economy to pay their taxes has flopped, highlighting the limits of this new approach to changing citizen behaviour.
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Dean Beeby
Toronto Bubble 20170409 Canadians seem in favour of government stepping in to intervene in Canada's housing market. But what would the reaction be if governments started...
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Peter Armstrong
Bill Vasiliou fraud expert The Financial Services Commission of Ontario lacks the expertise and knowledge needed to regulate syndicated mortgages, according to the...
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | Nicole Brockbank,Michelle Cheung
National Caucus 20170324 Eager to avoid a repeat of past scandals, the Liberal caucus used a closed-door meeting to give MPs clear guidelines on appropriate workplace behaviour and to encourage them to report harassment between MPs and staff to the...
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CBC News - Canada | April 26, 2017 - 05:00 | David Cochrane,Julie Van Dusen
Leaders of British Columbia's political parties will enter living rooms across the province tonight as they take part in a televised debate.
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CTV News - National | April 26, 2017 - 04:17 |
New Brunswick has appointed five woman judges, bringing gender parity to the provincial court, and named the first female chief judge.
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CTV News - National | April 26, 2017 - 03:46 |
The Ottawa Hospital has launched a new clinical trial that seeks to deploy the combined power of two viruses and an immunotherapy drug to supercharge the body’s immune system — and unleash it against advanced lung cancer. The trial is being funded largely by a private Ottawa biotech firm, Turnstone Biologics, which last year attracted $41 million in venture capital. It’s an uncommon approach in Canada, where scientists are usually forced to rely on government agencies to fund human clinical trials. “To actually do these trials is extremely expensive and we can only rely...
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Ottawa Citizen | April 26, 2017 - 03:00 | Andrew Duffy, Ottawa Citizen
A couple accused of abusing their two nieces and a nephew with implements that included wooden spoons, needles and barbecue forks are to learn their fate in June.
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CTV News - National | April 26, 2017 - 02:32 | Bill Graveland

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