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The U.S. Vice President's chief of staff said the meeting was cancelled after Pence condemned North Korean human rights abuses and announced plans for new economic sanctions
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:51 |
The team’s decision to use provocatively-clothed 'Ice Girls' undermines the perception of women as professional hockey players
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:37 | KATE REDDY TAYLOR
The couple will walk with students in the March for Our Lives rally on March 24
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:35 |
The music industry was built on the passion of young people. From The Beatles to One Direction, teenaged girls have been screaming themselves into a frenzy over their favourite bands for generations, a phenomenon that many boys see as part of the appeal of being a rock star. In my 20 or so years of interviewing musicians, it’s common to hear men say they started playing guitar or singing or writing songs to “get girls.” Female musicians, on the other hand, usually say they started because they were trying to make sense of the jumble of emotions that come with being a teenager. Or...
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Ottawa Citizen | February 20, 2018 - 19:29 | Lynn Saxberg
Hank Idsinga The Toronto police officer at the helm of the investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur says if one of the victims had been reported missing even a week later than he was, McArthur might...
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CBC News - Canada | February 20, 2018 - 19:28 | Kate McGillivray
While Macron’s parliamentary majority has so far been very united, the government’s migration plans have triggered disquiet in its ranks
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:26 | Julie Carriat and Ingrid Melander
“We know what our priority is, and that’s getting this pipeline built,” Alberta’s Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous says.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 19:11 | Gemma Karstens-Smith - The Canadian Press
In its Tuesday budget, B.C. announced it will become the first province to require those behind landowning numbered company to reveal their names.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 19:08 | Marco Chown Oved - Investigative Reporter,Robert Cribb - Investigative Reporter
Julie Payette welcomed with 21-gun salute in her first official visit to the city since being named Governor General.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 19:08 | Miriam Katawazi - Staff Reporter
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had signed a memorandum directing the attorney-general to draw up regulations banning devices that turn firearms into machine guns, like the bump stock used in October's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 19:08 |
The post Issues with jury selection, explained appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Macleans | February 20, 2018 - 19:08 | Angelyn Francis
An unusual delay in proclaiming the Police Records Check Reform Act into law has continued to undermine careers, volunteer opportunities and travel for many Ontarians whose police records include unproven, misleading or false allegations.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 19:00 | Robert Cribb - Investigative Reporter,Amy Dempsey - Feature Writer
Meeting the legislated time frame to hear claims has increasingly posed a challenge for the Immigration and Refugee Board as the number of asylum seekers has risen steadily since 2014
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 18:52 | Stephanie Levitz
The mall’s preliminary steps include issuing written advisories and warnings to store owners and tenants partaking in such activities.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 18:47 | The Canadian Press
An Alberta woman is hunting for a red 2006 Ford Mustang that she says was cherished by her mother before she died of cancer.
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CTV News - National | February 20, 2018 - 18:22 |
Raymond Cormier has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Fontaine
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 18:13 | Bill Graveland
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says that inappropriate sexual behaviour is “unacceptable” after reports of questionable conduct on military flights.
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The Toronto Star | February 20, 2018 - 17:59 | Bruce Campion-Smith - Ottawa Bureau
He was a leader of Montreal’s LGBTQ community in the late 1980s, when the death toll from AIDS was rising and incidents of police brutality were increasingly common
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 17:58 | ALAN CONTER
While the impact the moves ultimately have remains to be seen, nothing in the budget is going to immediately make housing more affordable for prospective first-time home buyers looking to purchase anything in the province’s major cities
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The Globe and Mail | February 20, 2018 - 17:57 | GARY MASON
Serious accidents involving both rail and pipeline transport of dangerous substances like crude oil and gas increased in 2017 over the previous year, according to statistics compiled by the Transportation Safety Board.
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CTV News - National | February 20, 2018 - 17:54 | Levi Garber

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