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Broke and pregnant after a childhood her grandmother describes as a nightmare, police say 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey sought help from the place that many young mothers-to-be turn to in Alabama’s rural, northeastern corner: A social worker.
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Ottawa Sun | March 17, 2017 - 16:44 |
As many as half of all sexual-assault cases involve alcohol. Yet cases that hinge on questions of consent face an uphill battle – despite Canada having some of the most progressive laws in the world
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 16:42 | Robyn Doolittle
As many as half of all sexual-assault cases involve alcohol. Yet cases that hinge on questions of consent face an uphill battle – despite Canada having some of the most progressive laws in the world
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 16:42 | Robyn Doolittle
The Secret Service said Friday that the laptop did not contain classified information.
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The Toronto Star | March 17, 2017 - 16:21 | The Associated Press
More than 90 per cent of sexual assault victims never report to police. The Globe interviewed 54 people who did. Their stories reveal inconsistent and sometimes troubling police practices across the country
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 16:14 | Robyn Doolittle
The package is expected to be significantly larger than one that was shelved at the end of the Obama administration, officials say
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 16:12 | David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick
Hospital overcrowding should not be accepted as the new normal in Ottawa, says the president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions.
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Ottawa Sun | March 17, 2017 - 16:11 |
A woman is testifying at Bertrand Charest's sex-assault trial that the former ski coach harassed her on a daily basis when she was a teenager.
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CTV News - National | March 17, 2017 - 16:10 |
St. Patrick's Day Pubs across Ottawa are awash in green today as St. Patrick's day revellers merrily mark the Irish celebration.
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 17, 2017 - 15:54 | CBC News
Karim Baratov, 22, appeared via video link in Hamilton court on Friday and is set to return for his bail hearing on April 5
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 15:49 | Nicole Thompson
While the increases are legal, advocates say they are sometimes used to push out low-income tenants so landlords can renovate older buildings and jack up rent.
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The Toronto Star | March 17, 2017 - 15:47 | Emily Mathieu - Housing Reporter
A Chinese dragon named Ronnie explains why about 1,600 anthropomorphized-animal enthusiasts are gathering in Toronto
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 15:41 | JILL MAHONEY
Toronto police seized 42 fraudulent credit cards from Ajax home.
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The Toronto Star | March 17, 2017 - 15:37 | Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter
In Toronto last year, 43 pedestrians were killed, eclipsing the previous year’s carnage
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 15:22 | ALBERT KOEHL
Trump’s inaugural budget calls for slashing all federal funds for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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The Globe and Mail | March 17, 2017 - 15:20 | Michelle McQuigge
RIDE SHARE SEX ASSAULT Calgary police have released a video they say shows a man who falsely identified himself as a ride-hailing company driver before sexually assaulting a woman.
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CBC News - Canada | March 17, 2017 - 15:14 | CBC News
U.S. President Donald Trump says his White House shouldn’t be blamed for quoting a Fox News analyst who accused British intelligence of helping former President Barack Obama spy on him.
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Ottawa Sun | March 17, 2017 - 15:12 |
TORONTO — A White House proposal to eliminate all funding for a program protecting the Great Lakes from environmental harm is drawing outrage and calls of resistance from politicians in Canada and the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural budget calls for slashing all federal funds for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a program that helped finance efforts to combat invasive species, control algae blooms and clean up pollution hot spots in one of the world's largest fresh-water resources. During former president Barack Obama's administration, the program...
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Huffington Post | March 17, 2017 - 15:08 | Mohamed Omar
Question Period 20170131 Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen is speaking in Toronto on Friday.
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CBC News - Canada | March 17, 2017 - 15:03 | CBC News

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