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Through La Tablée des Chefs, the non-profit he founded in 2003, Jean-François Archambault ensures surplus food from the hotel and restaurant industry ends up on the plates of the needy. He is one of 12 people the Star is profiling who are making our lives better.
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The Toronto Star | October 18, 2018 - 05:00 | Susan Semenak - Special to the Star
A jury is expected to begin deliberating today about whether a Calgary couple is responsible for their 14-month-old son's death.
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CTV News - National | October 18, 2018 - 04:26 |
MEXICO-PROTEST/MARIJUANA The City of Ottawa has established a "swat team" of eight bylaw officers to keep pot smokers away from its parks.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Laura Osman
Lucie Bechamp and Peter Grace Ottawa A unit at the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre that works to decrease the triggers that can set-off aggressive behaviour in patients with dementia is now full...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Laurie Fagan
Ottawa Weather 20141012 TOPIX The sun will be out, but it will only help warm us psychologically, as the high only hits 4 C.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | CBC News
Federal Finances 20180928 A call from a Canadian Senate committee to follow...
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CBC News - Canada | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Don Pittis
76823368 New regulations designed to ban asbestos will go into effect by the end of this year, however an analysis of the final rules...
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CBC News - Canada | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Elizabeth Thompson
Vinessa Antoine Vinessa Antoine wants to change the narrative and is working with the Surfing Association of Nova Scotia to possibly start a surf program for people from North Preston.
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CBC News - Canada | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Sherri Borden Colley
76823368 New regulations designed to ban asbestos will go into effect by the end of this year, however an analysis of the final rules...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Elizabeth Thompson
It wasn’t the prettiest of victories but it did get the season started on the right foot — and the Raptors have known all along that it’s going to be a time-consuming process to get up to full speed.
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The Toronto Star | October 17, 2018 - 22:22 | Doug Smith - Sports Reporter
Emilie Maheu homicide body discovered alexandria south glengarry A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 26-year-old woman from South...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 17, 2018 - 22:12 | CBC News
An Edmonton man was at work on Tuesday morning when he received an alert on his phone that someone was at his door. It was two would-be intruders with a screwdriver. The homeowner used his security system's microphone to scare the men off.
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CTV News - National | October 17, 2018 - 21:41 |
Scraps of notebook paper sat in a row on the central counter at Edmonton’s Numo Cannabis, each marked with a waiting customer’s bud order. It seemed an odd relic from the last time Prohibition ended—alcohol, nine decades ago—though it’s only because the 2018-era, state-of-the-art order system crapped out on Day 1. The clerks’ tablets weren’t connecting to the backroom product vault and registers when the store opened, so an employee rushed to the dollar store for notepads and pens. And the glass for the wall display cases, which contractors weren’t ready to install until the momentous...
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Macleans | October 17, 2018 - 21:38 | Jason Markusoff
Unlikely as it seems, Canada’s first day as the world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace turned out to be pretty much just another day.
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The Toronto Star | October 17, 2018 - 21:36 | Mitch Potter - Staff Reporter
pot rally A coalition of groups concerned about the health risks associated with marijuana is calling legalization a "dark day for Canada."
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CBC News - Canada | October 17, 2018 - 21:31 | The Canadian Press
According to people familiar with the Canadian Police Information Centre, long-forgotten charges could inadvertently resurface if the conviction is suspended.
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The Toronto Star | October 17, 2018 - 21:29 | Perrin Grauer - StarMetro Vancouver,Jesse Winter - StarMetro Vancouver
In an angry letter apparently sent to a family renting an apartment in St. Albert, Alta., a group of home owners in a condo community told them to “go back to the reserve.”
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CTV News - National | October 17, 2018 - 20:51 |
Around most new ventures, there are hopes of limitless potential and possibilities but those feelings seemed amplified at the AgMedica facility Wednesday, given that it was the first day of Canada’s cannabis legalization.
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The Toronto Star | October 17, 2018 - 20:41 | Paul Hunter - Feature Writer

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