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Amazon warehouse Amazon's announcement earlier this year that it is on the hunt for a second headquarters set off a flurry of interest from cities across the continent,...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 21, 2017 - 05:00 | CBC News
Trudeau Bill 62 Over the course of three days this week, the prime minister was poked and prodded for a position on Quebec's Bill 62. Here's a look at his options should he choose to oppose the law...
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CBC News - Canada | October 21, 2017 - 05:00 | Aaron Wherry
The former district attorney who took a flier on pressing sex assault charges against creepy comic Bill Cosby is now suing his chief accuser.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 23:34 |
Randy Furniss, wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with swastikas, was punched in the face outside the event at the University of Florida. That’s when Aaron Courtney gave him a hug, wrapping an arm around the Nazi’s shoulders, and another arm around his shaved head.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 22:57 | Mary Hui - The Washington Post
patrick-and-mike-downie In an intimate interview with q host Tom Powers, Mike and Patrick Downie share memories of their childhood with the Tragically Hip singer and their hope...
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CBC News - Canada | October 20, 2017 - 22:44 | CBC News
A Los Angeles judge has tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for feminine hygiene.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 22:42 |
Supporters of inclusive programs in Langley and Abbotsford are facing down a small but vocal group of counterprotesters who have labelled LGBTQ-friendly curriculum and policies as a ‘sex activists agenda’ that ‘abuses’ children
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 22:14 | Caroline Alphonso
More than 15,100 people have crossed into Canada at unofficial points of entry along the U.S. border since January, after U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration measures
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 22:00 | MICHELLE ZILIO
Notley supporters worry NDP Leader has decided there is more election upside to backing B.C.’s position against Trans Mountain
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:52 | GLORIA GALLOWAY
Dug by hand over many centuries, the 4,400-kilometre-long complex once formed a feat of engineering with few parallels
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:41 | NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE
His company, C&C Yachts, became internationally renowned after one of his creations caught the yachting world by surprise
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:38 | TOM HAWTHORN
Senior aide dismissed ‘ridiculous’ counsel that legislative committee could compel the government to produce materials
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:35 | KAREN HOWLETT
A Chinese chain – cheap, cheerful and family-focused – arrives in British Columbia with open arms
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:27 | ALEXANDRA GILL
The legislation requires people receiving public services in Quebec – on buses, in a hospital, in daycares or in libraries – to show their faces, a rule that effectively singles out Muslim women who wear the face-covering niqab and burka.
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:27 | INGRID PERITZ
After a New Brunswick high-school game in which nine players had to leave with concussion-like symptoms, a national debate has heated up over whether the sport can be played safely
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:23 | JESSICA LEEDER
Perry Connolly made a fortune building Holiday Inn hotels in Ontario, which allowed him to indulge his passion as a racing skipper
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:22 | TOM HAWTHORN
Women now make up 54.4 per cent of federal government staff while visible minorities and Indigenous people account for 14.5 per cent and 5.2 per cent of the workforce respectively.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 21:15 | Nicholas Keung - Immigration reporter
Ginette Petitpas Taylor says pilot tests for roadside marijuana checks have begun across the country with municipal police forces and the RCMP
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 21:01 | Dean Bennett
Women say they were branded and traumatized by doctors in a secretive group, and state officials will review why authorities didn’t act sooner on the women’s reports, a spokesman for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 20:59 |
Senior civil servants didn’t kill email accounts of departing McGuinty staffers in case they contained gas plants records, criminal trial told.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 20:44 | Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park Bureau

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