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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 |
Canada has always sat out arms races of the past. When Britain and Germany were building ever-bigger battleships before the First World War, we didn’t even have a navy. In the Second World War, our biggest contribution to the Allied munitions effort was in building trucks and merchant ships. We took a pass on the nuclear arms and space races as well. Now, however, the very nature of arms races is changing. And Canada today is fully engaged in an intense global competition for dominance in a technology with enormous economic, strategic and military significance. Could winning the...
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Macleans | January 21, 2019 - 14:46 | Peter Shawn Taylor
OSPCA A Petawawa, Ont., woman is banned from owning animals for life after a dog was found in a sealed garbage bin outside her home.
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CBC News - Ottawa | January 21, 2019 - 14:30 | CBC News
Thunder Bay new courthouse wide Brayden Bushby was initially charged with aggravated assault, accused of throwing a metal trailer hitch from a moving vehicle which struck 34-year-old Barbara Kentner. Kentner died in July and Bushby's charge was subsequently upgraded to second degree...
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 14:13 | CBC News
Lunar eclipse super moon It won’t happen again for two years. The moon, Earth and sun came together to create a the only lunar eclipse of 2019 on Sunday evening — and it was a super blood wolf moon to boot.
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 14:12 | David Bell
An open letter signed by 26 former ambassadors to China and 115 scholars from around the world says the group is “deeply concerned” about the detentions of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
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The Toronto Star | January 21, 2019 - 14:11 | Tonda MacCharles - Ottawa Bureau
USMCA Deal 20181001 Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer attempted to revive his party's fortunes in Quebec Monday by declaring his openness to the provincial government's immigration demands. But...
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 13:39 | CBC News
Merrilee Fullerton Doug Ford 20180509 Ontario's minister of training, colleges and universities defended...
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CBC News - Ottawa | January 21, 2019 - 13:26 | CBC News
Commons 20180926 Two men in Africa's Ivory Coast have been charged for attempting to blackmail Canadian MP Tony Clement by posing as a woman online and demanding money after Clement shared explicit sexual images with them...
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 13:16 | The Canadian Press
Commons 20180926 Two men in Africa's Ivory Coast have been charged for attempting to blackmail Canadian MP Tony Clement by posing as a woman online and demanding money after Clement shared explicit sexual images with them...
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CBC News - Ottawa | January 21, 2019 - 13:16 | The Canadian Press
Authorities in southern Alberta are warning people to be aware after an 81-year-old senior was defrauded of $250,000 in a sweepstakes scam.
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CTV News - National | January 21, 2019 - 13:11 |
Doug Ford The premier of Ontario says a federal carbon tax will plunge the country into recession.
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CBC News - Canada | January 21, 2019 - 12:44 | The Canadian Press
In remarks prepared for a luncheon speech to the Economic Club, Ontario’s premier said the federal plan would be a “disaster.”
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The Toronto Star | January 21, 2019 - 12:31 | Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park Bureau
The winter overnight parking ban is now lifted for the City of Ottawa. Be in the know about snow Follow us on Twitter @ottawacity to receive updates, or subscribe to our electronic email alerts. If you subscribe to e-Alerts, you will receive notification each time an overnight parking ban is in effect, if the ban continues over more than one night and when the ban has been lifted. The service is free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Sign up today at ottawa.ca. For more winter parking information, please visit ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). For more information on...
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City of Ottawa | January 21, 2019 - 12:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias

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