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The widow of an Alberta man who died in an avalanche near Golden, B.C., is suing the guides, their mountain guide association and the lodge operator for negligence.
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CTV News - National | February 21, 2018 - 00:11 |
Trudeau Davos 20180125 The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was...
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CBC News - Canada | February 20, 2018 - 23:54 | Reuters
One of three Quebecers charged with importing a large amount of cocaine into Australia in 2016 has pleaded guilty.
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CTV News - National | February 20, 2018 - 23:53 |
No one was hurt when the roof of a small arena collapsed in a Calgary neighbourhood. The failure of the roof at the Fairview Community Centre Tuesday afternoon came only a day after the building was evacuated due to concerns about its structural integrity.
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CTV News - National | February 20, 2018 - 23:31 |
The original 12-member deal was thrown into limbo early last year when Trump withdrew from the agreement to prioritize protecting U.S. jobs
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 23:08 | Charlotte Greenfield and Colin Packham
Hillier says in a complaint filed on Tuesday that ‘disconcerting patterns’ related to Brown’s finances require explanation
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 22:31 | KAREN HOWLETT, JUSTIN GIOVANNETTI and MOLLY HAYES
Britain’s Eve Muirhead scored two in the 10th end to come back and show the world that ‘parity’ has finally arrived to curling at the Olympics.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 22:01 | Dave Feschuk - Sports Columnist
Pyeongchang Olympics Curling Women Canada will not win an Olympic medal in women's curling for the first time. Rachel Homan's fifth loss Wednesday eliminated them from medal contention.
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CBC News - Ottawa | February 20, 2018 - 21:50 | The Canadian Press
Accusations of sexual impropriety that have dogged Hedley across the country on the pop-rockers’ latest tour did not dissuade the band’s fans from showing up in force. While TD Place Arena, where the B.C.-based band’s Cageless Tour rolled in Tuesday night, offered refunds to those who no longer wanted to attend — a rare move for a concert that has not been cancelled — the venue also sold a number of tickets after the allegations surfaced. There wasn’t an empty seat to be found inside the arena, and the band carried on with business as usual, with a steady stream of hits from their multi-...
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Ottawa Citizen | February 20, 2018 - 21:32 | Aedan Helmer
The NDP government has taken the first steps toward becoming the only province outside Quebec with a publicly funded daycare system
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 21:23 | IAN BAILEY
London summit to be mum on issue to avoid discord at expected last gathering attended by the Queen, official says
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 21:14 | JOHN IBBITSON
Former Parliament Hill intern Genevieve Gualtieri says the former PC leader is one of the most 'respectful, decent and caring' individuals she knows.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 21:08 | Kristin Rushowy - Queen's Park Bureau,Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief
Research highlights how not all first responders are affected equally by their work, with some groups dealing with suicidal thoughts more frequently than others
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 21:05 | COLIN FREEZE
Teen looked ‘terrified and humiliated,’ witness said.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 21:05 | Jaren Kerr - Staff Reporter
Ontario MPP Randy Hillier Ontario Conservative MPP Randy Hillier is calling for a "significant" investigation into Patrick Brown's personal finances over allegations the former Tory leader engaged in "dirty...
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CBC News - Ottawa | February 20, 2018 - 20:57 | Amara McLaughlin
Ontario MPP Randy Hillier Ontario Conservative MPP Randy Hillier is calling for a "significant" investigation into Patrick Brown's personal finances over allegations the former Tory leader engaged in "dirty...
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CBC News - Canada | February 20, 2018 - 20:57 | Amara McLaughlin
B.C. Finance Minister says she hopes the moves lower prices, but officials acknowledge that the ministry does not have a projection about how housing prices will respond to the new tax
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 20:56 | DAVID EBNER
Toronto’s third safe injection site opens Wednesday, but advocates say new sites won’t meet crushing demand in the midst of a worsening crisis.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 20:27 | Emily Mathieu - Affordable Housing Reporter
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help in finding an alleged hit-and-run driver after a woman suffered serious injuries when she was struck on Preston Street in November. Police circulated a photo of the suspect vehicle, a metallic brown 2009 Honda Civic 4-door with significant damage to the front end (pictured below). Police are looking for more information on the occupant, or occupants of the vehicle. According to police, the car struck the 21-year-old woman on Nov. 20, 2017 at 2:22 p.m. at Preston and Pamilla streets, north of Carling Avenue. The woman was unconscious when...
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Ottawa Citizen | February 20, 2018 - 19:59 | Aedan Helmer
Proposed legislation would restrict time inmates can spend in segregation, introduce new standards on cell conditions
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:56 | PATRICK WHITE

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