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6000 aboriginal children died in residential school system, report finds

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
At least 6,000 aboriginal children died while in the residential school system, says Justice Murray Sinclair, the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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India's economy is in recovery mode, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said it was “absolutely clear that the economy is in recovery mode” after data showed that the economy grew at 7.3 per cent in 2014-15.
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Rangers' Ryan McDonagh clearly playing through pain

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The first clue something might be amiss arrived with the lineup sheet that was handed out on press row just before the game. For the first time since Round 1, it included the name Matt Hunwick.
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China Deployed Artillery on Disputed Island, US Says

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE - The United States has spotted a pair of mobile artillery vehicles on an artificial island that China is building in the South China Sea, a resource-rich stretch of ocean crossed by vital shipping lanes, American officials said.
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Boat people meet: Immediate help but long-term problems unsolved (UPDATED)

Bangkok Post - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Seventeen countries met in Bangkok Friday to address the boat people problem in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. Immediate help was promised, but long-term proposals met resistance from Myanmar.
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Fighters battle Houthis in Yemen's southern city of Aden

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
ADEN Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when local militia attacked Shi'ite Houthi rebels in a push to drive them from the district, residents and fighters said.
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Canada's 5 big banks earned $8 billion in Q2

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Canada's five biggest banks saw their profits climb in the second quarter, even as debt-strapped Canadians are becoming hesitant to borrow.
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CMHC mortgage holders spend 26% of income on housing

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Canadians are showing a strong ability to manage their debts even as housing prices rise, with arrears on CMHC mortgages at a low 0.34 per cent for the first quarter of this year, according to new figures from the federal housing agency.
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CANADA STOCKS-Pessimism reigns as economic gloom weighs on TSX

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
(Adds strategist comment; updates prices to close). * TSX ends down 92.91 points, or 0.62 percent, at 15,014.09. * Eight of 10 main sectors in the red.

How we can maintain privacy in the era of the Internet of Things

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ann Cavoukian, PhD, is executive director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute at Ryerson University and former three-term information and privacy commissioner of Ontario.
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Beyond the smartwatch: Canada finds its place in the Internet of Things

The Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Internet of Things is about more than gadgets. How IoT's less sexy side will change Canadian business. Comments. AA. John O'Rourke, president and CEO of Sigit Automation, at an oil well site near Calgary on May 21, 2015.
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Canadian man ticketed for using his Apple Watch while driving on highway

Daily Mail - ‎22 minutes ago‎
... said he was changing the music in his car with the watch; The ticket relates to a highway rule which says 'No person may, while driving a road vehicle, use a hand-held device that includes a telephone function'; Macesin has said 'It's not so much hand-held.
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Watch out! Twitter, Snapchat fall victim to quirky iOS bug

CNET - ‎13 hours ago‎
With a simple string of offending characters, a prankster can crash your iOS device via Snapchat or Twitter. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 29 May 2015 3:12 pm BST.
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Action Bronson won't play Yonge-Dundas Square: NXNE

Toronto Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
Action Bronson won't be performing in Yonge-Dundas Square next month. The North by Northeast (NXNE) music festival announced late Friday that it cancelled Bronson's June 21 free show at the city-owned venue but said it still wants to put him on a stage ...
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Bradley Cooper Jokes About His Friendship With 'Aloha' Co-Star Emma Stone

Just Jared - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Bradley Cooper waves to the cameras as he leaves The Haymarket Theatre after performing in The Elephant Man in London on Friday night (May 29).
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The incredible, unbelievable, meshuga story of The Apprenticeship of Duddy ...

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Before Beauty and the Beast, before The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahontas and Enchanted, there was The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.
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Telus volunteers to create Vancouver mural

Vancouver Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER -- For all the public art in Vancouver, there is no mural with the city's name on it. Saturday, 500 Telus employees, retired employees, customers, and their families will be helping local artist Jason Dussault create one.
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Canada tops England in tuneup, ready for Women's World Cup

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Canadians aren't playing cupcakes and kids this time around. In preparation for the 2015 Women's World Cup, they're playing top teams, in packed venues, in identical situations to what they'll face this time next week in Edmonton.
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Buehrle throws complete game, Jays rally past Twins

The Globe and Mail - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Chris Colabello hit two-run tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning against former teammate Glen Perkins, giving Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 victory over the Twins on a soggy Friday night, stopping Minnesota's five-game winning streak.
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Legal reps want deposition from Maple Leafs boss Shanahan

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Brendan Shanahan put a few players on the spot in his time as the league's head of discipline. Now the legal team representing former NHL players in the concussion lawsuit would like to do the same with him.
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Alberta creationist discovers rare fish fossils in basement dig

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
An Alberta man who discovered a school of rare fossilized fish while digging up a Calgary basement believes the world was created by God a few thousand years ago.
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Mass deaths of rare antelopes in Kazakhstan stir conservation fears

Times of India - ‎16 minutes ago‎
ASTANA, Kazakhstan: The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers and conservationists worried about the animal's future.
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LIBRARIES: Pluto mission focus of July 14 talk in La Salle

MyWebTimes.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
LA SALLE - Nine years and seven months since its launch from Cape Canaveral in January 2006, the New Horizons Spacecraft will make a close fly-by of Pluto on Tuesday, July 14.
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Enjoy water? You're drinking dinosaur pee

Welland Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
According to a YouTube science video, every drop of water on the planet has passed through a prehistoric species. So, that glass of water in your hand is apparently dinosaur pee.
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Blister-causing beetle found in packaged salads: CFIA

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is investigating reports of a blister-causing beetle found in pre-packaged salads. The iron cross blister beetle has a bright red head and bright yellow wings separated by a black "cross.
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Menthol cigarette ban in Alberta: Are their days numbered?

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Alberta government is expected to announce changes to its smoking reduction plan on Sunday, and there's speculation the province's ban on flavoured tobacco products that starts on Monday could also include menthol cigarettes.
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Vancouver pharmacy shut down over sanitation concerns

Vancouver Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER -- A Vancouver pharmacy is being shut down after inspectors found numerous sanitation issues, including mould, cockroach traps and rat poop.
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Child gravely ill with rare case of tetanus

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
OWEN SOUND, Ont. -- A six-year-old boy from Owen Sound, Ont. is in critical condition with tetanus. The serious disease is rare, as it is preventable through routine childhood vaccinations.
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