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Leaders of the 27 member states have vowed to present a united front in Brexit talks with U.K. officials.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 13:38 | Raf Casert, Lorne Cook - The Associated Press
A 60-year-old woman was taken to hospital after she was allegedly assaulted by her daughter during a family dispute in Montreal.
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CTV News - National | April 29, 2017 - 13:35 |
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought “profound change” to Washington and reaffirming that “my only allegiance” is to those he governs.
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Ottawa Sun | April 29, 2017 - 13:23 |
Trump also claimed during his address that his "only allegiance" is to those he governs.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 13:07 | Jill Colvin, Paul Wiseman - The Associated Press
Quebec provincial police are investigating after 19 dead dogs were found by the side of a road near Quebec City.
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CTV News - National | April 29, 2017 - 12:59 |
Peel police don’t know if the death is suspicious.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 12:31 | Emily Fearon - Staff Reporter
A 17-year-old Val-des-Monts youth remains in hospital with serious burns after he and some friends blew up a bottle of rubbing alcohol with welding torches Friday night.While the details remain murky, police say the young men were playing with the bottle of highly flammable material behind a home, when the bottle blew up.
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Ottawa Sun | April 29, 2017 - 12:16 |
refugee shelter A transitional home for Muslim women fleeing domestic violence in B.C. has turned into a haven for dozens of women who have fled the U.S., seeking refuge in Canada.
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 12:00 | Bal Brach
Retro Rides owner Jason Komendat‏ Bike to Work Month 2017 If you're in the market for a new bike this spring, you won't find one at Jason Komendat‏'s store. Retro Bikes, which recently opened on Sparks Street...
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 29, 2017 - 11:51 | CBC Radio's In Town and Out
Hopefully, you enjoyed the last few days of pleasant, warm weather because that’s all behind us for the next while.In a special statement Saturday, the weather office is blaming Texas for a an intensifying low pressure system that’s supposed to swing through Ontario starting later Saturday.
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Ottawa Sun | April 29, 2017 - 11:49 |
A Canadian woman and her American boyfriend have gone missing in Belize, according to media reports.
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Ottawa Sun | April 29, 2017 - 11:49 |
A 17-year-old Val-des-Monts youth remains in hospital with serious burns after he and some friends blew up a bottle of rubbing alcohol with welding torches Friday night. While the details remain murky, police say the young men were playing with the bottle of highly flammable material behind a home, when the bottle blew up, sending flames and broken glass for some distance. The burns to his neck, torso and hands were considered serious, but the youth’s breathing system was unaffected and the injuries are not life-threatening. Police do not expect to be conducting a criminal...
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Ottawa Citizen | April 29, 2017 - 11:45 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
Hopefully, you enjoyed the last few days of pleasant, warm weather because that’s all behind us for the next while. In a special statement Saturday, the weather office is blaming Texas for a an intensifying low pressure system that’s supposed to swing through Ontario starting later Saturday. “Several rounds of rain are expected with some embedded heavier thunderstorms in many areas,” Environment Canada says. The forecasters are expecting 20-40 mm of rain before it tapers off late Monday. But areas that “receive more persistent thunderstorms are likely to be...
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Ottawa Citizen | April 29, 2017 - 11:13 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
There’s only one person who can save Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s reputation with the soldiers now.
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Ottawa Sun | April 29, 2017 - 11:02 |
Eabametoong girls hockey goalie When Eabametoong First Nation's first girls hockey team finished their first competitive hockey game in Thunder Bay, Ont., they skated to centre ice, shouting: 'We won! We won!' The scoreboard didn't reflect...
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 11:00 | Jody Porter
Elise Phillippo and her husband Brandon fled the Fort McMurray wildfire, got married and had a baby — all within one year.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 10:48 | Lauren Krugel - The Canadian Press
USA-TRUMP/CLIMATE-PROTEST For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn...
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CBC News - Canada | April 29, 2017 - 10:31 | Reuters
On the anniversary of the tragic fire that swept Fort McMurray, photographer Todd Korol returns to a community working to rebuild
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The Globe and Mail | April 29, 2017 - 10:22 |
The video, livestreamed Monday, showed a 20-year-old man killing his daughter and then himself at an abandoned hotel in Thailand.
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 10:12 | The Associated Press
The government has said the site was blocked for “becoming an information source acting with groups conducting a smear campaign against Turkey.”
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The Toronto Star | April 29, 2017 - 10:05 | Zeynep Bilginsoy - The Associated Press

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