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Fort McMurray wildfire: City access begins June 1; residents asked to respect phased re-entry

Globalnews.ca - ‎41 minutes ago‎
While residents are urged to follow the phased re-entry plan, access to all of Fort McMurray begins Wednesday, officials said. Zone 1 - Lower Townsite, Anzac, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Gregoire Lake Estates - is scheduled for re-entry beginning ...
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MPs vote to send assisted dying bill to Senate

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Members of Parliament voted 186 to 137 to send the federal government's medically assisted dying bill to the Senate. Any amendments made by the Senate would force the bill back to the Commons for another vote, further delaying its passage.
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Brawl erupts in Costco parking lot after dispute over spot

CBC.ca - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Video of a disagreement over a parking spot that led to a brawl outside a Costco this past weekend in Mississauga, Ont., has prompted an investigation by Peel Regional Police.
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Hip tickets tragically out of reach for many fans

CKWS - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Fans of The Tragically Hip say something isn't right about the way tickets are being sold for the band's summer tour. Tickets were snapped up quickly in pre-sales for fan club members … And then appearing on scalper sites with a massive markup.
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Airstrikes kill 23 in Syria, Russia denies involvement

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
BEIRUT - A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes, opposition activists said Tuesday.
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Windsor man acquitted of terrorism charges after 642 days in UAE prison remains behind bars

National Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Windsor man arrested on terrorism charges remained behind bars in the Middle East Monday despite being declared innocent after enduring alleged torture and nearly two years in prison.
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Global slavery index says 45.8 million people in servitude

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON -- About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery, a charity said Tuesday -- almost a third more than it estimated two years ago.
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Pulgaon-like incident could kill 1.5 lakh living 900m away from Gurgaon armoury

Hindustan Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A survey conducted by MCG Gurgaon found there are 14,154 structures in the 2,325-acre area around the depot. (PTI). The Pulgaon fire has raised concerns among residents of several sectors close to the Indian Air Force ammunition depot in Gurgaon.
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North Korea makes fourth failed attempt at launching missile that could reach US, South says

National Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward ...
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Feds need to improve planning, tracking for severe weather events, says audit

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The federal government needs to get a better handle on the impact and implications of frequent severe weather events, says the commissioner of environment and sustainable development.
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Maxime Bernier parts ways with Conservative policy on supply management

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says there's no way to reconcile his free-market principles with support for Canada's supply-managed agriculture sector, so he's parting company with longstanding party policy.
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Too many science, technology gaps to recommend fracking in Newfoundland: report

Financial Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Brennan Linsley/AP Photo fileA hydraulic fracturing operation in Colorado. A report released Tuesday recommends Newfoundland and Labrador continue its freeze on fracking applications until major questions are answered.
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Competition Bureau won't oppose either Molson Coors, AB InBev beer mergers

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
The agency said the multibillion dollar deals would not lessen or prevent competition in Canada. One global deal will see Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch acquiring Foster's Lager and Castle brands in Canada, while Molson Coors is set to nearly double its ...
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CMHC's exposure to housing market inches down to $520 billion

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Canada's national housing agency says it managed to ratchet down its exposure to the country's mortgage market in the first quarter of the year.
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Buying TSX bank stocks? Analysts think GICs will do just as well

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Whew! We made it through the earnings season at Canada's Big 5 banks relatively unscathed, with profits still being made even with the pink slips flowing and credit loss provisions climbing.

BlackBerry signs one-year contract with security agency at US Pentagon

Brandon Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) says it has signed a one-year contract with a civilian agency that provides security for the Pentagon.
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15 Best PlayStation 3 Games Under Rs. 1000 That You Must Play

NDTV - ‎14 hours ago‎
Not everyone wants to spend a huge sum on a current generation console such as the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4, and even if you save up and pick up one of these consoles at a discount, you're still going to be spending up to Rs.

Cycling on the rise across Quebec

CBC.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cycling is growing in popularity across the province, with about half of all Quebecers taking to the roads on their bikes in 2015.

Score Rush Extended Arrives on PlayStation 4 This Week

Co-Optimus.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
When I first started the monthly Indie-Ana Co-Op article, the idea was to focus on the (then) burgeoning indie games market and to sift through the numerous titles in Xbox Live Indie Games.
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Lawyers say Johnny Depp's wife gave statement to police

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES -- Johnny Depp's estranged wife has given Los Angeles police a statement to support her account of an alleged domestic violence incident involving the actor, her lawyers said Tuesday.
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Collingwood's Side Launch named Canada's best brewery

Simcoe.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Side Launch Brewing Company took home top honours from the Canadian Brewing Awards held in Vancouver last week. The company won gold for best wheat beer, and received gold for their Germanic Bock and Huronic Tripel.
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Justice Minister to appeal decision not to extradite Polański to the US

Warsaw Business Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said in an interview with public radio that he has made a decision to appeal against a last year's court decision not to extradite film director Roman Polański to the US.
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Vancouver's patio culture extends to 'streateries'

Vancouver Sun - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Streatery parklet at Tin Umbrella Coffee Roasters in Hillman City, Seattle. City of Seattle / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. Vancouver - City staff want to create a “patio culture” in Vancouver by boosting parklets and sidewalk patios and allowing ...
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Penguins plan to keep pushing pace in Game 2 of Cup final

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
PITTSBURGH - If speed kills, the Pittsburgh Penguins want to continue to use theirs to try to harpoon the San Jose Sharks. Ahead 1-0 in the Stanley Cup final after a dramatic 3-2 victory Monday night over the Sharks, the Penguins had an optional skate ...
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Canada's Olympic preparation different from World Cup

Toronto Sun - ‎21 hours ago‎
It's not Mt. Everest, John Herdman says, but the Olympics might be K2. This time last year Canada's head coach sat at base camp preparing to climb one of soccer's highest peaks - the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Ranking the Top Single-Game Performances of the 2016 NHL Playoffs So Far

Bleacher Report - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Since the 2016 NHL playoffs began on April 13, we've been treated to 85 postseason games in the first three rounds. The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins have been the two highest-scoring teams in this year's playoffs, which should make for ...

Leafs Links: Toronto Marlies Post-Mortem, NHL Playoffs Coverage, Marlies Sign Nikolas Brouillard + more

Maple Leafs Hot Stove - ‎8 hours ago‎
Founded in 2008, Maple Leafs Hotstove (MLHS) has grown to be the most visited independent team-focused hockey website online (Quantcast).
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Phil Kessel is finally growing comfortable in the spotlight -- at the perfect time for the Penguins

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a narrative that somehow continued to play like Mozart in Toronto even as the Leafs became the NHL's worst team this past season while Kessel flourished with the Penguins.
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2016 NHL Playoffs: What we've learned about the Pittsburgh Penguins

PensBurgh - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Patric Hornqvist - maybe the epitome of playoff hockey. Tough in front of the net, and his 7 goals are 2nd on the team. Even when he's not scoring, he's driving the net, taking the goalie's eyes away and making the plays that need to be made to have ...
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UBC student discovers 4 new exoplanets

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
Michelle Kunimoto got more than just a bachelor's degree during her time at university - she also discovered four new potential planets.
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40000-Year-Old Juvenile Mammoth Named Lyuba Gets Featured In Canadian Museum

Tech Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
The world's only fully preserved mammoth has visited Canada for a very special exhibit this June. Its appearance in the country is a triumph of Canadian scientists' diplomatic and scientific efforts.
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WEATHER ALERT: Rainfall warning for southeast Saskatchewan // READ MORE

News Talk 650 CKOM - ‎8 hours ago‎
After a sunny and warm morning, the skies turned grey and stormy Monday afternoon, and several people spotted funnel clouds in the Regina area.
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Ottawa will force tobacco companies to use plain packaging, says Jane Philpott

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ottawa will soon force cigarette manufacturers to use plain packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products in the latest bid to prevent youth from taking up smoking.
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Food irradiation: What is it and is it safe?

CTV News - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Studied and used for more than 50 years now, irradiation is nothing new, but then neither is the debate about it. Irradiation has been used to sterilize medical and hospital supplies, food packaging materials and cosmetics ingredients for years, but it ...
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AHS appoints Dr. Verna Yiu as permanent president, CEO

CBC.ca - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dr. Verna Yiu, who has been interim head of Alberta Health Services since January, will now take over the job on a permanent basis.
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'You can overcome this,' cancer survivor says

The Beacon Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lisa Monteith of Stratford shows the tattoo on her forearm that serves as a reminder of the three different types of cancer she has survived.
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