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Students at Flight Attendant Academy Nova Scotia's private career colleges are adhering to new regulations imposed by government last spring. It means some colleges must tell students local job...
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CBC News - Canada | March 27, 2017 - 05:00 | Alexander Quon
li-via-rail620-cp9604870 VIA Rail is appealing a decision by the Canadian Transportation Agency that would make it possible for a Toronto couple who rely on scooters and wheelchairs as part of their accessibility needs to travel together on a single train.
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CBC News - Canada | March 27, 2017 - 05:00 | CBC News
John Gardam Until now, the federal government's strict criteria only allowed men and women who were veterans of the Second World War and the Korean War to move into many long-term care facilities across the country...
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 27, 2017 - 05:00 | Julie Ireton
Globe and Mail columnist and author Leah McLaren has made a career out of sharing her life as part of her work. But her latest column has pretty much broken Twitter. In "The joy (and politics) of breastfeeding someone else’s baby," McLaren reminisces about that time she tried to breastfeed now-Conservative leadership candidate Michael Chong's infant more than a decade ago. She writes that she was at a Toronto house party when she was about 25, and walked into a bedroom where there was a baby in a car seat. Already feeling "broody" and "glum," McLaren says she picked up the infant to...
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Huffington Post | March 27, 2017 - 00:48 | Andree Lau
A white Army veteran accused of killing a 66-year-old black stranger in a racial attack in New York City says he regrets killing the man because he would rather have killed a younger or more successful black victim.
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Ottawa Sun | March 27, 2017 - 00:11 |
Data published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal do not offer an explanation of what’s driving the number of injuries
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The Globe and Mail | March 27, 2017 - 00:01 | CARLY WEEKS
Firearms injure a child or youth almost every day in Ontario, say researchers, who analyzed hospital records to determine which groups of young people are most at risk for gun-related accidents or violent assault.
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CTV News - National | March 27, 2017 - 00:01 | Sheryl Ubelacker
On Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m., Ottawa Fury FC will play their first home game of the 2017 season at TD Place. And when these professional soccer stars take on Toronto FC II in this all-Canadian United Soccer League (USL) match, Fury FC will be playing their hearts out for local fans – because Fury FC truly is Ottawa’s team. This fervent “Ottawa pride” is reflected in the words of hometown favourite Eddie Edward, a defender for Fury FC. “To be honest, playing pro soccer for Ottawa is pretty incredible,” said Edward. “When I was young, I never thought I’d be able to represent my city in...
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Ottawa Citizen | March 27, 2017 - 00:00 | mfatimapostmediacom
Priced out of the Vancouver market, prospective home buyers find hope in places such as Powell River
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 22:39 | GEORDON OMAND
Priced out of the Vancouver market, prospective home buyers find hope in places such as Powell River
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 22:39 | GEORDON OMAND
The Liberal government’s plan to move ahead on marijuana legalization is up in smoke, NDP leadership candidates suggested during Sunday’s leadership debate in Montreal while they also addressed a range of issues affecting youth including student debt and precarious work.
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Ottawa Sun | March 26, 2017 - 22:36 |
There are currently no rules surrounding corporate or union campaign contributions in the Halifax Regional Municipality
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 22:30 | ALY THOMSON
Scores of people clad in white gathered Sunday for a healing service in a community gym across the street from a fire-ravaged historic church just outside Halifax.
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CTV News - National | March 26, 2017 - 22:18 | Adina Bresge
The legislation will be introduced next month, CBC News reported Sunday night. If true, the move would fulfill the Liberals’ promise to do so by the spring of this year.
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The Toronto Star | March 26, 2017 - 22:07 | Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter
Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.
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Ottawa Sun | March 26, 2017 - 22:06 |
The Rural Employment Initiative networks with employers in smaller communities, vets and refers suitable immigrant candidates willing to relocate from Greater Toronto.
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The Toronto Star | March 26, 2017 - 21:54 | Nicholas Keung - Immigration reporter
Liberals will employ patience in discussions around extradition treaty and free trade with Beijing, as the two countries remain divided in their politics
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 21:48 | JOHN IBBITSON
Liberals will employ patience in discussions around extradition treaty and free trade with Beijing, as the two countries remain divided in their politics
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 21:48 | JOHN IBBITSON
Suzanne Fortier believes Andrew Potter was right to step down from director position after he penned controversial piece for Maclean’s magazine
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The Globe and Mail | March 26, 2017 - 21:45 | SIMONA CHIOSE
City hall has messed up transit planning in Scarborough and now every property owner will pay for it until 2030.
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The Toronto Star | March 26, 2017 - 21:18 | Royson James - Toronto Politics Columnist

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