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More than four weeks into a crisis that seems likely to stretch for months, if not years, the 54-year-old Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has positioned herself as the face of the island.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 17:06 | Manuel Roig-Franzia - The Washington Post
Singh has resigned three weeks after taking over the leadership of the federal New Democrats.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 17:05 | Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief
A 20-year-old man once accused of a gunpoint home invasion in Toronto is now wanted for murder in a brazen daylight homicide on Caldwell Avenue, the Sun has learned. Ottawa homicide detectives have charged 20-year-old Farah Handule, of Toronto, with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Hamzeh Serhan on Sept. 20.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:03 |
Millennial-age wanderers and entrepreneurs are taking to a home on wheels, which is now among the most-coveted lifestyles on social media.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 17:00 | Jonathan Forani - Special to the Star
And that’s a good thing. It explains what we are, why we’re attractive, and why anyone would be foolish to overlook us. Amazon would be lucky to locate here.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 16:59 | Edward Keenan - Columnist
Singh had served as a member of provincial parliament since 2011, representing the riding of Bramalea-Gore-Malton
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:56 |
Also: ‘Weird’-looking Senate carpet cost $7,000 to replace (twice)
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:55 | Jordan Chittley and Omair Quadri
A 61-year-old former Renfrew man is accused of breaking into two homes to steal women’s underwear. John Douglas Burwell, known as “Doug,” was initially charged by Ontario Provincial Police in September when the first victim went to police with surveillance video of a suspect stealing women’s underwear from a home in Whitewater Region Township. Burwell was charged and released on bail. A second victim came forward earlier this month with apparent evidence their Renfrew home had been broken into in September and underwear stolen. Burwell was again charged and...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 16:48 | Megan Gillis
Amanda Chartrand car accident Amanda Chartrand is looking for the woman who saved her life when her Jeep crashed in south Ottawa in August.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 16:46 | Elise von Scheel
Ontario’s premier took another step toward a defamation lawsuit against the province’s Opposition leader Friday after he refused to retract comments suggesting she is personally on trial.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 16:43 |
Storch will return to his advisory firm Storch Advisors
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:43 | John Benny
Studio 54 One of two Lethbridge mothers accused of leaving their young children in a freezing car as they went to a bar...
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CBC News - Canada | October 20, 2017 - 16:39 | CBC News
City plays whack-a-mole with marijuana dispensaries amid legal challenges, talks with province over costs
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:37 | JEFF GRAY
breaking Jagmeet Singh has officially resigned as an Ontario member of the Provincial Parliament, weeks after winning the federal NDP leadership.
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CBC News - Canada | October 20, 2017 - 16:37 | CBC News
The prosecutor told a Saskatchewan courtroom that the January 2016 shooting in La Loche was not a spontaneous outburst or impulsive youthful exuberance.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 16:31 | Jennifer Graham - The Canadian Press
The world needs to brace itself for the next reminder from Daesh that it can still unleash horrors.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 16:30 | Rosie DiManno - Columnist
Ontarians should not only disapprove of Quebec’s new face-coverings law, the government should find a legal case to support to get it struck down, Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says, continuing to harry the Liberal party from the left. They keep saying he’s a frightening right-winger and he keeps refusing to play along. Brown criticizes the governing party not for being bleeding-heart incompetents, which they’re used to and know how to answer, but for letting screwups compound their meanness. That’s unfamiliar, uncomfortable ground for people...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 16:30 | David Reevely, Ottawa Citizen
A 20-year-old man once accused of a gunpoint home invasion in Toronto is now wanted for murder in a brazen daylight homicide on Caldwell Avenue, the Citizen has learned.  Ottawa homicide detectives have charged 20-year-old Farah Handule, of Toronto, with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Hamzeh Serhan on Sept. 20. Handule’s whereabouts are currently unknown and he’s believed to be on the run. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Serhan was shot multiple times in the middle of the afternoon out front of Unit 30 at 1500 Caldwell Ave., an Ottawa Community...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 16:25 | Shaamini Yogaretnam, Ottawa Citizen
A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 16:24 |
The U.S. is expected to play a supporting role in the new offensive against the al-Shabab extremist group
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:21 | Abdi Guled

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