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Sunny Leong was waiting to board a WestJet flight at the Saskatoon airport Sunday afternoon when an airline employee made an announcement over the intercom that shocked everyone in the room.
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Ottawa Sun | July 17, 2017 - 22:56 |
Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant is accusing media outlets, including the Citizen, of putting out “fake news” in regards to their coverage of the federal government’s $10.5-million settlement with Omar Khadr. “Toronto Star, CBC, Ottawa Citizen, CTV and Globe and Mail or even the National Post editorialists and columnists have been tripping over themselves in a rush to justify Justin’s payout to Khadr,” Gallant said, in a video posted to her Facebook page last week. Gallant, the MP for Renfrew–Nipissing–Pembroke, made the statement in a 10-...
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Ottawa Citizen | July 17, 2017 - 22:32 | Olivia Blackmore
As scores of wildfires rage through British Columbia’s Interior and Fraser Valley, more than 40,000 people have been evacuated from their homes. Most have headed to Kamloops -- a small and picturesque city whose resources are being stretched to their limits.
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CTV News - National | July 17, 2017 - 22:29 |
JCF Capital ULC bought the 65-storey hotel last month for $298 million.
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The Toronto Star | July 17, 2017 - 22:17 | Bryann Aguilar - Staff Reporter
A team of Afghan girls compete in a robotics competition after American officials agreed to allow them into the country despite initially denying them visas.
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 22:08 |
With four solid votes against the bill, Republican leaders were faced with two options: Try to go back and rewrite the bill or draft a narrower, bipartisan measure to fix the flaws in the Affordable Care Act that both parties acknowledge.
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The Toronto Star | July 17, 2017 - 22:03 | THOMAS KAPLANROBERT PEAR
Both Taseko Mines Ltd. and Imperial Metals Corp. say their mines are not currently threatened by the fires
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 22:02 |
Wildfires in the province will be ‘front and centre’ while John Horgan’s cabinet selections are briefed on their responsibilities
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 21:55 | IAN BAILEY
The audit added that interviews with Veterans Affairs officials ‘identified that there are not enough funds currently allocated to veteran grave maintenance to address the known required repairs’
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 21:47 | LEE BERTHIAUME
The city doesn’t have the authority to stop the mine but hopes federal and provincial governments will take its position into account
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 21:30 | WENDY STUECK
Proposed reforms to be unveiled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Tuesday would crack down on those who use private corporations to “sprinkle” income among family members, according to documents obtained by the Star.
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The Toronto Star | July 17, 2017 - 20:55 | Robert Cribb - Staff Reporter, Marco Chown Oved - Foreign Affairs Reporter
The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said ‘hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 km of the earthquake epicenter’
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 20:50 |
Mounties are asking for the public's help in finding a missing elderly resident of a British Columbia community that has been evacuated due to wildfires.
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CTV News - National | July 17, 2017 - 20:47 |
Correctional Services Canada vows to look into resources following Vancouver-based law clinic’s call for action
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 20:24 | PATRICK WHITE
Sen. Ron Johnson’s opposition would be fatal to the Republican drive to repeal much of Obamacare
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 20:21 | Alan Fram
The U.S. President could attempt to unilaterally terminate the free-trade agreement in an effort to solidify support among his true believers
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 20:09 | John Ibbitson
Qatari nationals with Egyptian mothers, those married to Egyptians, and Qataris studying in Egypt will be exempt from having to apply for a visa
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 20:04 | Ahmed Aboulenein
Hundreds of dangerous wildfires have forced thousands from their homes in British Columbia, which has declared a state of emergency to deal with the crisis.
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The Globe and Mail | July 17, 2017 - 19:51 |
One day, about six weeks ago, the president of the North Gloucester Giants walked into the football club’s fieldhouse on Donald Street.
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Ottawa Sun | July 17, 2017 - 19:50 |

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