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'A fabulous moment': Conservative delegates shift to more neutral position on same-sex marriage

CBC.ca - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Conservative delegates took the first step towards changing the party's policy on same-sex marriage at the party's convention in Vancouver Friday.
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Rocco Sollecito's shooting part of 'final cleanup' of Montreal Mafia's old guard

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The brazen daytime shooting of a reputed high-ranking member of the Montreal Mafia represents "a kind of final cleanup of the old guard," says an expert on organized crime in the city.
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Obama calls for world without nuclear weapons in Hiroshima visit

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
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90 arrests, 257 charges laid in Toronto marijuana dispensary raids

Globalnews.ca - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Toronto police say 90 people were arrested and 257 charges laid after authorities conducted a raid operation targeting 43 marijuana dispensaries across the city on Thursday.
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Surrey RCMP investigates assault, possible forcible confinement of man

Vancouver Sun - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Surrey RCMP is investigating a report of an assault and possible forcible confinement of a man Thursday in the north Surrey area. Fotolia.
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Edmonton centre for Fort McMurray evacuees closes as relief effort moves from response to recovery

Edmonton Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Edmonton reception centre for people displaced by the wildfires in Fort McMurray has been closed. There were no Fort McMurray evacuees remaining at the centre as of Thursday evening, said Ken Block, the city's fire chief.
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Elderly elephant that Vancouver woman stood by dies in Tokyo zoo at 69

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
TOKYO - An elephant that set off a petition drive inspired by a Vancouver blogger to move her out of her concrete pen in a small zoo in Japan died Thursday at age 69.
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Caught on camera: Korean Air jet catches fire on Tokyo airport runway

Globalnews.ca - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Firefighters are battling an apparent engine fire on a Korean Air jet on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. Japanese television showed live on Friday at least two fire trucks spraying what appeared to be a white foam on an engine on the left side ...
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Controversial Duterte won Philippine presidency by landslide, official count reveals

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
The brash Filipino mayor, who has been compared to Donald Trump, beat his closest rival by 6.6 million votes. Rodrigo Duterte, mayor of southern Davao city, received more than 16.6 million votes to win the presidency.

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The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Residents of Fort McMurray are preparing to return to the town after fleeing from advancing wildfires nearly a month ago. As Jana G. Pruden reports, evacuees will be allowed to return in phases over a 15-day period.
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New Brunswick will appeal 'groundbreaking' court decision that tossed limits on alcohol importing

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government will appeal a court ruling in April that effectively threw out limits on cross-border alcohol imports.
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Top CBC executive axed over Ghomeshi scandal sues for 'political' firing

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- A former top CBC executive who became a casualty of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal is suing the broadcaster for wrongful dismissal, saying he was scapegoated for political reasons.
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Justin Trudeau sees mixed results on G7 Japan trip

CBC.ca - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had two main goals heading into the G7 summit in Japan: he wanted support for his stimulus agenda for economic growth and a strong statement against paying hostage ransoms.
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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

The Daily Courier (subscription) - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen laughs while being interviewed as part of a conversation at a Radcliffe Day event at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
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ATB's earnings sink as bank braces for possible defaults

Edmonton Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
ATB's year-end profits shrunk but CEO Dave Mowat noted that the bank's underlying business remains strong, with loans, deposits, assets and operating revenue all climbing higher for the year.

Stock markets show modest gains, loonie down, oil little-changed

Hamilton Spectator - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 15.27 points at 17,843.56, the broader S&P 500 composite index advanced 3.83 points to 2,093.93 and the Nasdaq composite gained 16.71 points to 4,918.47.
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Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secrets

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks.
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Microsoft revamps password protocols to ban easy to guess log-ins

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Easy to guess passwords like "password" and "123456" will go the way of Clippy and dial-up internet if Microsoft has its way, with the software giant announcing it will soon forbid users of its products to use commonly used log-ins.
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Live Action Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer Outlines Mechanical Apartheid

The Escapist - ‎1 hour ago‎
Eidos Montreal has released a new live action trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which covers the events between Deus Ex: Human Revolution and the newest upcoming installment.
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GMC's Yukon Denali tows, hauls big

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
SUVs and CUVs are the big thing nowadays as roads, parking lots and driveways are filled with them. The big growth is at the two ends of the market - small and large.
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Formation Tour in Toronto: Queen Beyoncé commands her fans to slay

CBC.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
"Ladies, you are strong. There is not a woman alive who is not strong." It was after a solid 45 minutes worth of high-octane, pyrotechnic-fuelled dance numbers that Beyoncé delivered those words to her fans in Toronto on Wednesday night.
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James Bobin talks 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' and 'fantastic' 'MIB 23'

Toronto Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
From two Muppet movies to more adventures with Alice in Wonderland and then on to a mad mashup of the Men in Black and Jump Street franchises: James Bobin is taking an unusual journey as he segues from British television to Hollywood filmmaking.
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Blue Jays' Jose Bautista will serve suspension tonight

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista (19) is punched by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (12) after Bautista slid into second in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, Sunday May 15, 2016.
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Tennis-Nadal pull-out stuns French Open but show goes on

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal went down fighting on his favourite battleground a year ago but this time his quest for an unprecedented 10th French Open title ended sitting glumly in front of a microphone.
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Raptors' Joseph, Carroll made questionable choice with casino visit

Toronto Sun - ‎21 hours ago‎
Years ago, Scotty Bowman handed a hockey stick to a doorman at the hotel his team was staying at and requested a favour. He asked the late-night doorman to get an autograph on the stick of every player who came in after 11 p.m.
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Pimachiowin Aki forest in eastern Manitoba 1 step closer to UNESCO bid approval

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
A vast stretch of boreal forest along the Manitoba-Ontario boundary moved one step closer to international recognition Friday, as two UNESCO advisory bodies recommended Pimachiowin Aki be deemed a world heritage site.
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Dinosaurs come to life on Canada Post stamps

Canada News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The mystery about the prehistoric creatures depicted in Canada Post's exciting new Dinos of Canada stamp series is whether they are the hunters or the hunted.
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Kepler-62f Planet 1200 light-years away could have water oceans and be habitable

Daily Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
One of the questions that has plagued mankind for centuries is whether we are alone in the universe or if there could be life on distant planets.

Federal environment minister hopeful after meeting with Manitoba counterpart

Sudbury.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
WINNIPEG - Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna expressed optimism about a national approach to fighting climate change after meeting Thursday with her Manitoba counterpart, Cathy Cox.
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Consider moving Rio Olympics, health experts urge WHO

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak.
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Johnson & Johnson faces Canadian class-action suit over health risk claims in baby powder

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
A lawsuit, which includes seven women and family members living in Ontario and Quebec, has been filed over an alleged link between Johnson & Johnson baby powder products and ovarian cancer.
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Crown wants B.C. evidence for starvation case

Calgary Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Murder charges pending in Citadel death_1 Rodica Radita is shown at the Calgary Courts Centre in Calgary, Alta on Friday February 14, 2014.
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Low-sodium diets don't benefit health? A closer look at the maddening debate over salt

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Headlines declared the news this week that low-sodium diets don't benefit health. The stories were based on a new study in the Lancet that concluded cutting back on sodium doesn't improve health for most and that it may, in fact, increase the risk of ...
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