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TECH-CES/ Giving every dishwasher, thermostat, and SUV an internet connection is one way for companies to keep making money after someone buys their...
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CBC News - Canada | January 22, 2019 - 00:00 | Matthew Braga
The Speaker of the British Columbia legislature alleges the clerk and sergeant-at-arms engaged in flagrant overspending, questionable expenses and inappropriate payouts of cash “in the range of a million dollars.” Darryl Plecas says in a 76-page report released Monday that based on what he had seen and heard, he believed there was a real possibility crimes may have been committed and he felt obligated to contact the RCMP. VIEW THE REPORT HERE Sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz and clerk of the house Craig James were suspended and escorted out of the legislature in November without...
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Macleans | January 21, 2019 - 20:06 | Maclean's
The Northwest Territories, which has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in Canada, may soon introduce domestic violence leave, a measure activists say will give victims the opportunity to leave their partners and find homes for themselves and their children without jeopardizing their employment.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 19:35 |
Zamboni Ditch The Nova Scotia owner of the Zamboni that's the subject of a widely shared photo on Facebook says powerful winds from a winter storm that blew through the area Sunday into Monday slid...
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 19:24 | Anjuli Patil
Canada's ambassador to France says this country's yellow-vest protest movement bears little resemblance to the "gilets jaunes" who started it all in France.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 19:07 |
The plan calls for 560 lane kilometres. Since approved in 2016, the city has installed about 33 kilometres.
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The Toronto Star | January 21, 2019 - 18:51 | Ben Spurr - Transportation Reporter
In a speech to the Economic Club of Canada, Ontario’s premier puts his government’s track record “up against any government in Canadian history.” Hold on, this claim is history in the making — and unmaking, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
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The Toronto Star | January 21, 2019 - 18:37 | Martin Regg Cohn - Ontario Politics Columnist
Video offers glimpse inside drop-in, respite centres amid extreme cold. Advocate Cathy Crowe says the city’s response to the homeless issue has created “a second-tier of shelter that’s not really proper shelter.”
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The Toronto Star | January 21, 2019 - 18:35 | Gilbert Ngabo - Staff Reporter
A report by Speaker Darryl Plecas into allegations that set off an RCMP investigation against two top officials at British Columbia's legislature will be released today.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 18:30 |
dave-brubaker The wife of a former national gymnastics coach undergoing trial for sexual assault has been suspended by Gymnastics Canada...
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 18:21 | Devin Heroux
A man is in custody following the theft of a marked police car in southwest Calgary.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 18:00 |
Firefighters check Ahsley Holland's submerged car Ashley Holland managed to haul her 4-year-old daughter, Macy, free from a sinking car and swim her to safety.
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 17:33 | David Burke
Perth-Andover The current cold snap enveloping eastern Ontario is creating ideal conditions for ice jams on local rivers, the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (...
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CBC News - Ottawa | January 21, 2019 - 16:33 | CBC News
A top Nova Scotia prosecutor is questioning a parole board decision allowing the release and deportation of a convicted killer and sexual predator, saying it's based on "hope over reason."
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 16:27 | Michael Tutton
Trudeau 20190114 Starting in April, the federal government will take a new approach it says will mean a more predictable base of money for First Nations elementary and secondary schools.
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 16:15 | The Canadian Press
A 51-year-old man has been arrested in the 2014 death of a two-year-old girl and North Vancouver Mounties say it's believe she was poisoned by snake venom.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 15:52 |
'Talk to your kids' RCMP warn parents about pre-grad parties Charges have been laid nearly five years after a two-year-old was poisoned and killed by snake venom in North Vancouver.
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 15:50 | CBC
A man who illegally shot a moose in British Columbia's southern Interior has been fined $10,000 after leaving the animal to suffer before it died.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 15:33 |
The head of the Quebec City mosque where six men were killed in a shooting almost two years ago wants the province to tighten up controls over who has access to firearms.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 15:28 |
A drunk driver who killed B.C. RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett in a crash has been granted limited day parole to attend alcohol abuse treatment.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 15:01 |

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