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Crown seeks 'terrorism peace bond' for couple convicted then freed in BC Legislature bomb plot

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Crown lawyers are seeking a special 'terrorism peace bond' on a B.C. couple who were convicted of terrorism charges, but freed today by a B.C.
Terror trial outcome delights one expert, appals another
RCMP Guilty Of Entrapping Couple In Terror Plot: B.C. Judge
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'We have no life': Grandparents grieve for 12-year-old killed in Caledon crash

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
The grandparents of a 12-year-old girl killed in a crash north of Toronto earlier this week said Friday that the incident has left them with "no life.
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Toronto cop Forcillo granted bail, returns to court in November

The Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
A Toronto police officer who, a day earlier, was sentenced to six years for killing an 18-year-old in a hail of bullets on a downtown streetcar has been granted bail as he appeals a conviction of attempted murder.
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'All of us are hurting': Abdirahman Abdi mourned at funeral

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
The family of an Ottawa man who died following what witnesses have described as a violent arrest remembered him at his funeral as a "kind-hearted-person," and renewed their call for "an open and transparent investigation" into his death.
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Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive “so much cruelty”

Waterloo Record - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pope Francis prays in the underground prison cell of a Catholic saint, Maximilian Kolbe, at the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz on Friday.

Form progressive wing of Democratic Party

theday.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
I'm responding to Paul Choiniere's column, “Sanders supporters could turn Green” (July 24). Speaking as a former registered member of the Green Party and now as an unaffiliated voter who donated to Bernie Sanders, I am hoping that Sanders will act as a ...
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Larry vs. Palmerston: The cat fight that's heating up British politics

Globalnews.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
WATCH: It's been an ugly few weeks in British politics. While the drama of the Brexit vote may be over, there's a whole new battle brewing at 10 Downing Street.
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Cocaine smuggling investigation leads to arrests in Manitoba, Ontario

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
WINNIPEG - Mounties say they have arrested people from Manitoba and Ontario after a two-year investigation into a criminal group moving large amounts of cocaine into Canada from Mexico.
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Alberta bouncer decries 'hateful bigot' label in birth gender bathroom controversy

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: One of the people at the centre of a controversy involving transgender rights has quit. The doorman at the Corona Tavern left his job so he could tell his version of what happened.

BC foreign tax law ripe for constitutional challenge: Lawyer

Ottawa Citizen - ‎8 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - A prominent lawyer on constitutional and tax law is planning to challenge B.C.'s new tax on foreign homebuyers. “There's a huge problem with this legislation,” Toronto lawyer Rocco Galati said Thursday.
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Major stock markets show little movement, crude oil posts slight recovery

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- It was a slow day for North American stock markets, with major indexes barely nudged in either direction despite major economic data released overnight and Friday.
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Enbridge profits slump following Alberta blaze

The Globe and Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
The flow of crude through Enbridge Inc. pipelines in May and June dropped as the massive Fort McMurray wildfire forced oil sands evacuations and production shutdowns, the company said in reporting a decrease in profit in its second quarter.
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Q2 Earnings Trends Already Established

Nasdaq - ‎1 hour ago‎
Q2 earnings reports continue to come in ever so slightly better, with the growth pace modestly improving from the prior-quarter's level and estimates for the current period coming down less than has been the trend in other recent reporting cycles.
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Pokemon Go creators working to remove unwanted Pokestops, gyms

CBC.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
The creators of Pokemon Go say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.
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Bell and Nokia successfully conduct the first Canadian trial of 5G mobile technology

MobileSyrup.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
According to a statement, the trial was conducted using Bell's Wireless Innovation Centre in Mississauga and leveraged spectrum in the 73 GHz range to reach consistent data speeds that were six times faster than top 4G mobile speeds currently available ...
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Apple's car project should be less secret than it is if the company wants to succeed

Financial Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty ImagesIf Apple wants to change its stripes and get into new areas of technology, it may have to change its attitude and loosen up on its secretive ways, too.
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Calgary Police inundated with calls related to Pokemon Go

660 News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Calgary Police have received more than 100 calls in the past week over the popular cell phone game Pokemon Go. They've been getting a variety of complaints from suspicious person calls, to trespassing and loitering and it has officers issuing another ...
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Cirque du Soleil returns to form with Luzia: review

Toronto Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
Show is full of wow feats and gorgeous stage pictures but indulges in cultural appropriation. Water figures prominently in Luzia's acts, including an early number featuring women on trapeze and Cyr wheels.
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Osheaga review: Red Hot Chili Peppers uphold all-star status

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
Anthony Kiedis of the American band Red Hot Chili Peppers performs during day one of the Osheaga Music Festival at Jean-Drapeau Park in Montreal on Friday, July 29, 2016.
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Raonic can't find middle ground in Rogers Cup upset

Sportsnet.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Milos Raonic smiled and shook his head, then he took a seat and stretched his long legs out in front of him. “Disappointment is the right word,” the 25-year-old said, minutes after he was upset in front of the most boisterous crowd we've ...
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Lions' collapse in Calgary adds insult to all the injuries in 44-41 OT loss

Vancouver Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Calgary Stampeders' Roy Finch is tackled by B.C. Lions' Darius Allen, left, and Steven Clarke during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Friday, July 29, 2016.
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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Rio 2016: Russian weightlifters banned from Olympic Games

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Russia's weightlifting team has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences. Individual sport federations must rule on whether Russians can compete in Rio following the country's doping scandal.

Edmonton-based Canadian swim team president eyes podium at Olympic Games in Rio

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
Forty years since winning a silver medal at the Olympic Games, Edmonton's Cheryl Gibson is hoping some of the athletes on Canada's current swim team follow her footsteps to the podium.
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.

Quit the Pokemon, see a real space station tonight

KamloopsBCNow - ‎18 hours ago‎
Night owls take note, if you're outside tonight about 10 p.m. and you happen to gaze upward, you'll likely get a glimpse of the International Space Station.
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White dwarf star blasts its red giant companion with powerful radiation beam

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
Astronomers have discovered a new and unusual type of binary star lurking in our corner of the universe: one where a tiny white dwarf appears to blast its companion star with a beam of electrons every two minutes.
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Storing carbon underground may be safer than we thought

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Few carbon-cutting practices have raised as much controversy, even among clean energy advocates, as the practice of carbon capture and storage.
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Homegrown Zika raises questions about evolving risk

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Homegrown mosquitoes apparently have infected four people in the Miami area with Zika and now it's up to tried-and-true public health measures to stamp out the birth defect-causing virus before it spreads.
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Four Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

BlackburnNews.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
No beaches are closed for the long weekend but the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting high bacteria levels at four local beaches.
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$2.5M settlement for boy permanently disabled by E. coli-tainted ground beef

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
Two Canadian companies have reached a $2.5 million settlement with a Manitoba teen who is disabled for life because he consumed ground beef tainted with E. coli in July 2004.
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Resort gets shot in the arm

Castanet.net - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new health clinic at Sun Peaks received a $100,000 shot in the arm from Health Minister Terry Lake on Friday. The grant will assist the mountain resort municipality to outfit the new community health centre with medical equipment, supplies and furniture.
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