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Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla Harambe

CTV News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
CINCINNATI -- Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit.
Cincinnati zookeeper defends decision to shoot gorilla
'Justice for Harambe': Activists hold vigil for gorilla killed at Cincinnati Zoo after boy fell into enclosure
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'Free the beer': Test cross-border limits at Supreme Court, MP says

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The Conservative critic for interprovincial trade is calling on the Liberals to test whether provincial limits on cross-border alcohol sales are constitutional.
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NDP MPs urge the Liberal government not to rush 'flawed' bill on doctor-assisted suicide - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Trudeau government says it is still holding out hope Parliament will approve the government's proposed bill on doctor-assisted suicide in time to have new legislation passed before the Supreme Court's deadline of June 6, but stiff opposition from ...
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Six-year-old girl loses tooth after attack at Walmart in Georgetown, Ont.: police

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎55 minutes ago‎
GEORGETOWN, Ont. - A six-year-old girl has lost a tooth after police allege a 39-year-old woman attacked five people at a Walmart store in Georgetown, Ont.
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Six killed, many wounded in explosion in Turkey's Silopi

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Roadside bombs killed at least six people in two separate attacks on security forces in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast on Monday, security sources said, adding to the violence that has flared across the region in the last 24 hours.
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Woman suffers large bites in possible California shark attack - ‎12 hours ago‎
Fears of a shark attack forced the shutdown of a large section of Southern California beach after a swimmer with large bite marks was pulled from the water, authorities said.
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Liberals want to end jailing of child migrants, public safety minister says - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he wants to end the Canada Border Services Agency's practice of detaining child migrants.

Navy hopes PR campaign will put the shine on Victoria-class submarines during the defence review

Ottawa Citizen - ‎2 hours ago‎
The defence review is underway and inevitably there will be questions about the value of the Victoria-class submarines. As I wrote on an earlier Defence Watch post, at least once during the Conservative's time in office, suggestions emerged that the ...
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2016 Conservative convention: How should we describe Tories now? - ‎9 hours ago‎
If you had to pick between the two policy conventions last weekend, you may have assumed the more celebratory affair would have been in Winnipeg, given the Liberals won the federal election seven months ago.
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Was cat gunman's intended target?

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
The gunman who targeted a Riverdale home over the weekend, fatally striking a cat, may have opened the screen door before firing. Toronto Police say a woman returned to her Logan-First Aves.
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Canada ranked 10th in global business competitiveness - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Canada has fallen to 10th place in the latest rankings of business competitiveness by the IMD World Competitiveness Center, its worst position in several years.
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Dual-income families with kids have doubled in Canada over past 40 years, StatsCan says - ‎4 hours ago‎
The percentage of families in Canada with two parents working has almost doubled in the past 40 years, according to research released Monday by Statistics Canada.
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Oil prices edge higher in thin trade; OPEC meeting looms - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oil prices inched up toward US$50 a barrel on Monday, although uncertainty ahead of an OPEC producer-group meeting later in the week was expected to cap gains.
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The close: TSX flat amid mixed commodity prices

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The Toronto stock market was modestly lower on Monday amid mixed commodity prices and a lack of direction from American markets, which were closed for the Memorial Day holiday.
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Orange Lamborghini burns on Sea to Sky (Video)

Canada News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Drivers who had to sit and wait for the Sea to Sky highway to re-open Southbound this afternoon got to witness an unusual sight, a burning Lamborghini.
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Microsoft's Windows 10 push comes to shove for some angry users

Financial Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, FileA Dell laptop computer running Windows 10 is on displayin San Francisco. Microsoft has denied claims that it was forcing users of older Windows versions to upgrade to Windows 10.
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'We are back': Citrix Systems CEO offers glimpse of company's future at Synergy conference in Vegas

Financial Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
LAS VEGAS - It's been a year of change at Citrix Systems as it swapped CEOs, pared down its product lines, and set its sights on the cloud, so its Synergy user conference this week aimed to reassure customers and prospects that the company is alive ...
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Taking a road trip? Here are 6 apps to make the miles fly by

The Register-Guard - ‎May 28, 2016‎
TEXARKANA, Ark. - Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps - they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way.
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'Sorry, but we didn't steal' Skrillex posts about Justin Bieber copyright suit - ‎1 hour ago‎
Justin Bieber and Skrillex are hitting back against copyright infringement claims related to their multi-platinum song Sorry. A suit filed in Nashville federal court by singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, who performs as White Hinterland, claims that Sorry ...
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Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo performs at Ft. McMurray benefit June 27 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto - ‎1 hour ago‎
Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy will headline a benefit concert in Toronto in support of Fort McMurray residents affected by the devastating wildfire that destroyed thousands of homes.

What's new on Netflix Canada, Shomi, CraveTV in June - ‎3 hours ago‎
A monthly look at what's scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada, Shomi and CraveTV: TOP PICKS.
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Fight over Costco parking spot turns bloody

Toronto Star - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A video posted to YouTube captured the fight, which saw one woman knocked down and a man bloodied over a parking spot at a Mississauga Costco Saturday.
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Canadian Olympic medallist Jan Hudec will no longer wear the Maple Leaf - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jan Hudec will no longer wear the Maple Leaf on his ski suit after Alpine Canada gave him permission to race for another country Monday.
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Kidnapped soccer star Pulido rescued from 'careless' captors, Mexican officials say - ‎1 hour ago‎
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Olympiakos' Alan Pulido, left, fights for the ball with Anderlecht's Alexander Buttner during the Europa League round of 32 soccer match at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in the port of Piraeus, near ...
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NBL Championship dates revealed

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The London Lightning will face off against the Halifax Hurricanes for the NBL Canada Championship. This is the third finals appearance for the Lightning in franchise history.

How to watch this week's NBA and NHL finals on your iPhone

AppleInsider (press release) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
It's championship season for both hockey and basketball - the NHL Stanley Cup Final kicks off Monday night, while the NBA Finals matchup will be set after game seven of the Western Conference Finals.
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Coaching changes boosted Sharks, Penguins to NHL finals

WSYR - ‎13 hours ago‎
On Monday night, two successful franchises -- one with three NHL championships on its resume, the other seeking its first -- will play Game 1 of a Stanley Cup finals that neither team realistically expected to reach not that long ago. The Penguins ...
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Extra off days in NBA, NHL finals

Sporting News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Between Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final and a possible Game 7 of the NBA Finals, there will be seven full days in which neither series is played - a full week.
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Pacific NorthWest LNG project 'deeply concerns' climate change experts - ‎3 hours ago‎
A group of international climate change experts has come out swinging against a massive LNG project in Northern B.C., saying it would become one of Canada's largest greenhouse gas emitters, if allowed to move forward.
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New Royal BC Museum exhibit features Lyuba, a 40000-year-old baby mammoth - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Dire wolves, mastodons and short-faced bears, oh my. Those are just some of the creatures featured in a new exhibit at Victoria's Royal BC Museum called Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age.
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UBC undergrad discovers four new 'planet candidates'

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thanks to her work on a class project, a University of British Columbia science student has discovered four new planet candidates, including one, located 3,200 light years away from Earth, that could potentially support life-sustaining liquid water.
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Food irradiation: What is it and is it safe?

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
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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Ottawa's plan for plain tobacco packaging could ignite legal showdown

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
The federal government wants cigarette packages to mainly be covered by health warnings, while omitting the brands' logos or colours.
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Access to advice line expanded to assist Albertan's with dementia

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A specialized service that was rolled out to rural zones in the province in 2015 is now being expanded to provide dementia patients and their families in the Calgary and Edmonton areas with access to immediate advice from healthcare professionals.
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Cystic fibrosis walk in Richmond Hill brings out tears, hope - ‎19 hours ago‎
Sarah Doucette, who had CF, died in January. Her parents took part in the Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis in Richmond Hill and talked of her spirit and happiness despite her illness.
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