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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down by Russian missile: Dutch probe

CTV News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands -- Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down in 2014 by a Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.
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BC mill shooter guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
NANAIMO, B.C. -- A British Columbia Supreme Court jury in Nanaimo has found a man guilty of two counts each of first-degree murder and attempted murder in a shooting at a Vancouver Island sawmill two years ago.
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Man Found Dead in City Centre Condo Parking Garage in Mississauga

insauga.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Earlier today, Peel police tweeted that they were called to investigate reports of an injured man in the Grand Park and Burnhamthorpe area in Mississauga.

Immigration to Canada up 33.3 percent in a single year

The South Bayview Bulldog - ‎2 hours ago‎
Some 300,000 immigrants landed in Canada in the past year. It is the highest number since record-keeping began in 1971, Statistic Canada says.
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Congress rejects Obama veto of 9/11 bill, in first override of presidency

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Obama's veto of a bipartisan bill letting families of Sept. 11 victims sue the Saudi Arabian government, in the first successful veto override of Obama's presidency.
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US threatens to halt talks with Russia as air strikes hit two Aleppo hospitals

The Globe and Mail - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The United States threatened on Wednesday to halt talks with Russia on the Syria war and scrap plans for joint military targeting of Islamic jihadis unless the Russian and Syrian militaries stopped bombing Aleppo.
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SA power outage: how did it happen?

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms. So have recent events and a focus on renewable energy created the 'perfect storm' for a state-wide blackout?
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Six-year sentence for ex-BC notary who masterminded 'massive fraud'

The Globe and Mail - ‎46 minutes ago‎
A judge who sentenced a former British Columbia notary to six years in prison says she abused her position of trust by luring people into a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of millions of dollars and destabilized Canada's capital markets.
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How Canada's next federal election could be different

Globalnews.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
The head of Elections Canada has taken a long, hard look at the last federal election, and he sees plenty of room for improvement.
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Ex-speaker Andrew Scheer announces bid for Conservative leadership

Toronto Star - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Andrew Scheer said if he becomes party leader or leads a government, he would not reopen questions of abortion or same-sex marriage, stating the caucus and party have already agreed those are settled.
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Family of Ontario man killed by police alleges racial prejudice in lawsuit

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The family of a black Ontario man killed by police after a routine traffic stop has launched a lawsuit against members of a Toronto-area force, alleging officers engaged in racial profiling and were motivated by racial prejudice.
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The close: TSX jumps with oil prices after OPEC deal

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canadian stocks halted a three-day slide on Wednesday as energy producers jumped the most since April after OPEC agreed to cut production for the first time in eight years, while BlackBerry Ltd.
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OPEC agrees on oil output cuts in first deal since 2008

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oil prices jumped nearly 6 per cent on Wednesday after OPEC struck a deal to limit crude output at its policy meeting in November, its first agreement to cut production since 2008 and after the market crashed on oversupply.
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Virtually no change in getting woman on boards in Canada, stats show

Toronto Star - ‎50 minutes ago‎
New disclosure rules show 45 per cent of Canada companies have all-male boards, and there's been little change in this over the past year.
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Quebec newspapers seek government funding program to shift to digital

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
MONTREAL -- Several Quebec newspaper publishers have formed a coalition to demand short-term financial support from the provincial and federal governments to help them shift to digital.

Dalhousie researchers may have solved mystery of right whale migration

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
They are known as the leviathans of the sea - elusive giants that roam the waters of the eastern seaboard, sometimes hidden from scientists' keen attempts to track them.
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Province to issue notice about changes to drug-impaired driving charges

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tougher penalties are on the way for people who drive under the influence of drugs. As part of the Making Ontario's Road Safer Act - implemented in June 2015 - drivers under the influence of drugs can expect to face the same sanctions as drunk drivers ...
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National Arts Centre receives record breaking $5 million donation

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National Arts Centre has landed a record breaking donation as part of its latest $25-million fundraising campaign. The NAC's 'Creation Campaign' was given a big boost by a $5-million donation from business woman and lover of the arts, Gail Asper of ...
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Warren Beatty denies he had sex with 12775 women

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Actor Warren Beatty has dismissed rumours he has bedded over 12,000 women in his life, insisting the number is not that high. The Dick Tracy star once had a playboy reputation and, in a 2010 unauthorized biography, author Peter Biskind claimed he had ...
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Can Americans win Ryder Cup following task force to improve team?

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the beginning, there was Phil Mickelson. Well, maybe not the very beginning. But the Genesis 1:1 of the great PGA of America task force on how to build a better Ryder Cup team was Mickelson tearing into Tom Watson's “my way or the highway” captaincy ...
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Auston Matthews destroys glass on first day of Maple Leafs camp

Toronto Sun - ‎29 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - And on his first day at Maple Leafs training camp, Auston Matthews created a pane of broken glass. The man, er, teenager, tasked with taking the Leafs to a level they have not experienced in decades claimed he didn't even get a good shot off ...
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SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Mars Colonization Dream Ship

Scientific American - ‎8 hours ago‎
At a conference in Mexico today (Sept. 27), the SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled the company's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), which will combine the most powerful rocket ever built with a spaceship designed to carry at least 100 people to the ...
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Earth hasn't surpassed this climate milestone in more than a million years

Globalnews.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
A climatologist from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography believes Earth may have reached something that humans have never seen: carbon dioxide levels that not only have reached 400 parts per million, but levels that are unlikely to ever dip below that.

Travel Manitoba credits marketing for bump in US visitors in July

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Travel Manitoba is crediting a more aggressive marketing campaign in the United States for a boost in the number of American visitors to the province this past July.
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Climate Roundup: 40 per cent of Canadians polled think climate science is 'unclear'

TVO - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's tough for politicians to move forward on meaningful climate action when a substantial portion of the population doesn't really see the point.
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Vaping industry says federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes long overdue

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
As the Liberal government announced on Tuesday that it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping, some within the industry are applauding the move.
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Union says 20 nursing jobs cut in Regina as health region faces budget woes

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses says patient care could suffer as jobs are cut in the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, specifically in mental health.
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New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kids

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new bill was proposed on Wednesday, to ban the advertising and sale of junk food to children under the age of 13. Conservative Sen. Nancy Greene Raine unveiled the details of Bill S-228 which would amend the Food and Drugs Act to make it illegal to ...
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