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The Calgary Zoo says it has successfully hatched several dozen greater sage grouse in an effort to bolster the endangered prairie bird's population.
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CTV News - National | October 19, 2017 - 13:53 |
In a rare show of unity, all three major Ontario political parties have denounced Quebec’s controversial new law that targets Muslim women.
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The Toronto Star | October 19, 2017 - 13:47 | Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief
mortage debt bills woman stress concern Unless the provincial government starts tackling its...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 19, 2017 - 13:47 | Mike Crawley
The city’s bylaw department is surprised by the number of establishments still making hookahs available, with about 70 charges laid under new rules banning water pipes in restaurants, parks and other public places. The bylaw came into force on Dec. 1, 2016. It prohibits the use of water pipes in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and on patios of restaurants and bars. Bylaw Chief Roger Chapman said his department is considering issuing more Ontario Provincial Offences Act Part 3 charges, which carry higher fines upon conviction, and suspending businesses licences. The...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 19, 2017 - 13:45 | Jon Willing
Prospect of second headquarters is tempting, but observers warn it could also cause problems for the successful bidder.
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The Toronto Star | October 19, 2017 - 13:41 | Aleksandra Sagan - The Canadian Press
Conditions during wildfires in Portugal produce a phenomenon known as a fire whirl.
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:32 |
Judge not expected to rule for several months
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:29 |
The fate of a Somalian man charged with holding Amanda Lindhout hostage is now in the hands of an Ontario Superior Court judge.
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CTV News - National | October 19, 2017 - 13:27 |
Daphne Caruana Galizia, a fierce government critic, died on Monday in a blast that wrecked her car as she was leaving her house
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:27 | Crispian Balmer
FrontPageMorneauEthics Embattled Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to address an ethics controversy over his business assets this afternoon, but insists he followed the federal ethics commissioner's advice "to the letter." He is holding a news conference at 1:45 p.m. ET and CBCNews.ca will carry it live.
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CBC News - Canada | October 19, 2017 - 13:25 | Kathleen Harris
Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were kidnapped in Afghanistan
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:19 |
About 150 evacuees from a southwestern Alberta mountain community that was threatened by a wildfire are being allowed to return home.
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CTV News - National | October 19, 2017 - 13:19 |
You’re walking down the street, and you just took your last sip of a bottle of juice. There’s no blue box nearby. Do you: A) ditch it in the nearest garbage can; or B) hold on to it until you get home or pass a blue box. If you’re ever on the fence, we can give you 250 million good reasons to choose option B.  $250 million. That’s the conservative estimate of what a new landfill would cost. That’s considering just the cost to purchase the land. If you include operational costs, that number starts to climb fast. The bare minimum cost of a new landfill could buy enough Starbucks...
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City of Ottawa | October 19, 2017 - 13:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
Finance Minister fends off questions about the loophole that allows him to retain close control of a stake in his family firm
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:07 | STEVEN CHASE
New Zealand will get its youngest prime minister in more than 150 years after the small, nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, ending the National Party's decade in power.
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:07 |
Equating time served in the community with time spent in jail opens up the door to absurd possibilities within immigration law, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday.
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CTV News - National | October 19, 2017 - 13:04 | Stephanie Levitz
Basil Borutski trial Oct. 16 2017 The sister of Anastasia Kuzyk, one of three women killed in and around Wilno, Ont., in September 2015, told the accused killer's trial what happened that morning when...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 19, 2017 - 13:01 | Kristy Nease
With soft skills in as much demand as hard skills, career services are offering a range of options for students, from exploring career options to personal branding
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:00 | DIANE JERMYN
College exchange programs can build 21st-century global skills
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The Globe and Mail | October 19, 2017 - 13:00 | PAUL ATTFIELD

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