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York University say it’s ‘in full compliance’ with the deal involving support for sex assault survivors.
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The Toronto Star | August 21, 2018 - 05:00 | Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter
A bioswale is a landform feature that “combines the art of landscape architecture and the performance of engineering.” You’ll soon be hearing much more about them, writes Christopher Hume.
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The Toronto Star | August 21, 2018 - 05:00 | Christopher Hume - Star Columnist
A long-anticipated independent review of Nova Scotia's forestry practices is to be released today in Halifax. University of King's College president Bill Lahey had been given a broad mandate for the review - including the ability to examine clear cutting.
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CTV News - National | August 21, 2018 - 04:52 |
Conservative Leadership Bernier 20170406 Dismissing Bernier as a nativist, or white nationalist, or simply racist is just more of the reflexive, ad hominem groupthink that's currently so fashionable.
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CBC News - Canada | August 21, 2018 - 04:01 | Neil Macdonald
cockpit pilots Starting this fall, people hired by the airlines to evaluate the competence of Canada's commercial pilots will be subject to less direct oversight from Transport...
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CBC News - Canada | August 21, 2018 - 04:00 | Katie Nicholson & Sarah Bridge
Diane Butt The first patient to take part in an innovative pilot project aimed at freeing up Ottawa hospital beds and getting ailing seniors back on their feet has died.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 21, 2018 - 04:00 | Ashley Burke
Cellphone GPS Hikers are relying on their cellphones for directions when heading out to nature - and that can lead them into trouble according to wilderness experts.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 21, 2018 - 04:00 | Sandra Abma
Weather 20100907  Look for a high near 25 C. It will be breezy and cooler Wednesday.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 21, 2018 - 04:00 | Ian Black
Four people were transported to local hospital for treatment. A 42-year-old woman has succumbed to her injuries in hospital, police said.
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The Toronto Star | August 20, 2018 - 23:28 | Claire Rayment - Staff Reporter
canada-mexico With the bases loaded, the crowd roaring and Mexico down to their final out, Canada's pitcher Nate Colina caught a line-drive to secure a stunning 6-4 victory over the Mexicans...
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CBC News - Canada | August 20, 2018 - 22:17 | Devin Heroux
A Saskatchewan mother who performed CPR on one of her newborn triplets while still in labour with the other two has been left homeless after a fire.
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CTV News - National | August 20, 2018 - 22:00 |
Here’s what Toronto city council is facing, if you spent the day listening to city council: They’re dealing with a “tin pot dictator,” according to city councillor Josh Matlow, referring to Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his government’s legislation that will essentially cut the number of Toronto city councillors in half after the upcoming municipal election. They have a current mayor who doesn’t stand up for Toronto, according to mayoral candidate Jennifer Keesmaat, “and Doug Ford knew he could walk all over John Tory” with these election changes. Meanwhile, city council’s chamber is...
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Macleans | August 20, 2018 - 21:03 | Aaron Hutchins
Bison safely returned to Waterton Park Wild plains bison have not been properly designated by either the federal or provincial government since the species was introduced to Banff National Park in 2017, says the Alberta Wilderness Association...
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CBC News - Canada | August 20, 2018 - 20:40 | Stephen Hunt
Lost luggage Some Air Canada passengers are wondering why the airline is having trouble in Montreal keeping up with their checked luggage.
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CBC News - Canada | August 20, 2018 - 20:38 | CBC News
The Alberta Serious Incident Response team has released new details after a 30-year-old man was shot and killed by an officer Saturday after fleeing the scene of a collision.
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The Toronto Star | August 20, 2018 - 20:21 | Claire Theobald - StarMetro Edmonton
missing snake A boa constrictor that went missing in Westboro has been found and it turns out he didn’t get very far.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 20, 2018 - 20:17 | Ryan Tumilty
A federal prisoner is taking the government to court, alleging that a guard tried to illegally search his wife’s phone when she came to visit him. Prison officials deny the allegations, but thanks to a security application installed on his wife’s phone, the prisoner says he has “unequivocal photographic evidence.”
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The Toronto Star | August 20, 2018 - 20:15 | Brendan Kennedy - Investigative Reporter
A University of Alberta study found 27 municipalities across the country have enacted fast food drive-thru bans between 2002 and 2016.
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The Toronto Star | August 20, 2018 - 20:12 | Hamdi Issawi - StarMetro Edmonton
Private Martin Suter Love letters and postcards between Pte. Martin Suter and Florence Reid crossed oceans and survived the First World War, only to be lost. Now, a century later, they're together again at the Canadian War Museum.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 20, 2018 - 19:37 | CBC News

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