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CETA signing summit still possible on Thursday, says EU head

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
A planned EU-Canada summit to sign a free trade deal was still possible on Thursday, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday, as Belgian politicians entered a second day of talks on the future of the pact.
How Charleroi's misery explains CETA impasse: Paul Wells
Trade deal with Canada still possible: EU chief
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Accused killer's file with College of Nurses shows no disciplinary action in 21-year career - ‎2 hours ago‎
Shocking accusations that a nurse murdered eight elderly patients in nursing homes in southwestern Ontario are prompting questions about the province's role in regulating nurses and monitoring long-term care homes.

Taliban attack Afghan provincial center, cut highway

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
KABUL Taliban fighters on Wednesday cut the highway linking the Afghan capital to the southern city of Kandahar, following an attack on the main town of Wardak province to the west of Kabul, officials said.
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Women work 39 days more than men per year: WEF

CNBC - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Women around the world work an average of 39 days per year more than men do, which breaks down to a full 50 minutes more per day, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2016.
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Gambia becomes third country to announce departure from ICC

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
DAKAR, Senegal - A third African country, Gambia, says it will leave the International Criminal Court as fears grow of a mass pullout from the body that pursues some of the world's worst atrocities.
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1 in 18 Canadian hospital patients experience harm from preventable errors: study - ‎1 hour ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: (Sept 12, 2013) Health officials in Ontario are reviewing the results of 3,500 CT scans and mammograms at two hospitals, looking for possible errors.
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Iraqi forces evacuate 1000 civilians from Mosul front lines

CTV News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
KHAZER, Iraq -- Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the UN says militants have committed a number of ...
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Dreamworld accident: risk of theme park injury or death 'one in nine million' - ‎7 hours ago‎
Four teenagers were seriously injured in a crash between two carriages on the Smiler rollercoaster ride at Alton Towers in the UK in 2015.
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Pakistan city shuts down, mourns 61 killed at police academy

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
QUETTA, Pakistan - Pakistan's city of Quetta is in shutdown following a militant rampage at a police academy this week and funerals are underway as families bury some of the 61 people killed in the attack.
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Amid shouting and jeering, Trudeau insists on a little etiquette - ‎2 hours ago‎
"You're acting like Harper!" yelled one member of the crowd, drawing out the former prime minister's surname. Justin Trudeau was explaining his consideration of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
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Justin Trudeau gets rough ride from crowd at young workers' summit - ‎20 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced off with a room of angry protesters today who were venting their frustrations over everything from pipelines to the failed federal payroll system.
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'Above politics': MPs vote unanimously to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada in 4 months - ‎18 hours ago‎
MPs have unanimously supported a Conservative motion that formally declares ISIS persecution of Yazidis a genocide and pledges to bring refugees fleeing the violence to Canada within four months.
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Alberta Education shuts down private Christian school in Cold Lake - ‎8 hours ago‎
Alberta Education has shut down a private Christian school in Cold Lake following an audit that found questionable spending and conflicts of interest.

Feds explore nickel coin's use, but no plans to send it the way of the penny

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
An internal federal analysis shows the government has studied the pros and cons of the nickel -- but Ottawa insists it has no plans to force the five-cent coin into retirement, as it did the penny.
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Sunken BC tug's tanks now pumped out, thousands of litres of fuel not recovered

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
BELLA BELLA, B.C. -- More than 90,000 litres of diesel have yet to be accounted for after a group overseeing cleanup of a spill from a submerged tug on British Columbia's central coast said the tanks aboard the Nathan E. Stewart have been pumped out.
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Aboriginal, environmental groups to sue Canada over BC LNG project

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Aboriginal and environmental groups will file lawsuits on Thursday against the government of Canada to overturn the permit for a controversial $27-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in British Columbia.
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Alberta finally adopts new national building code for energy efficiency - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Alberta government has updated or adopted seven new building-code changes it says will improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Apple may be using former Blackberry engineers in Canada to develop its self-driving car software

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple is said to have taken the unusual step of working on its car software far away from its California HQ. The tech firm has hired dozens of software engineers from Blackberry-owned QNX and is developing its car OS at a base in Canada, reports Bloomberg.

Here's Another Chance to be on Jeremy Clarkson's New Show - ‎12 hours ago‎
After doing a taping in Los Angeles, California, the new Amazon Prime show starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is heading to Nashville on November 21, 2016.
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Madeleine Thien caps whirlwind fall with GG fiction award

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
For Madeleine Thien, who is in the middle of one of the most serendipitous months a Canadian author has ever enjoyed, it was not finding out she was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, nor learning she was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize ...
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Man who stabbed Miranda Kerr's security guard in the EYE charged with attempted murder

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Shaun Anthony Haywood hopped the fence to the model's Malibu home at 11.10am on October 14, slashing the guard in the face and arm before he was shot multiple times.
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Toronto Raptors ready for home opener tonight against Detroit Pistons - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kyle Lowry celebrates late in the second half of Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Miami Heat during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 15, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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With kids leading Maple Leafs, be prepared for some growing pains

Toronto Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
As far as experience goes, there is no debate. Milan Michalek is a proven veteran. He is in his 13th year in the National Hockey League, having scored more than 200 goals and 400 points in 700-plus games.
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Crosby leads Penguins over Panthers; Tuesday's NHL roundup

Cape Breton Post - ‎52 minutes ago‎
PITTSBURGH _ Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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The FRIENDLY dinosaurs: Huge cache of bones suggests bird-like creatures flocked together in social groups

Daily Mail - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Dinosaurs may not have been the solitary predators that they are often assumed to be. In fact, they were social creatures that flocked together in groups like modern animals, according to a new study.
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Spoiler alert: We'll bet boffins still haven't spotted aliens

The Register - ‎4 hours ago‎
As any followers of the “Tabbi's Star” controversy will tell you, put “aliens” in a media release and you're bound to get the clicks.
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Trump makes polluting projects a priority for first 100 days

Business Green - ‎Oct 24, 2016‎
The chasm between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on environmental issues widened still further this weekend, as the Republican candidate announced that rolling back green policies would be a priority for his first 100 days in office should he wins ...
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Here's how Earth looks from space, 70 years ago and now

The Weather Network - ‎13 hours ago‎
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:44 PM - The very first image taken from space was snapped 70 years ago, and look how far we've come since, plus 10 years of NASA's STEREO mission revolutionizes our view of the Sun.
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Autism severity reduced with parent-led communication therapy - ‎12 hours ago‎
Parents of autistic children who were guided by therapists in how to communicate better with their children and practised the approach daily saw a reduction in the severity of autism symptoms, say U.K.
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Canadian Blood Services needs 20% more donors due to iron guidelines - ‎17 hours ago‎
Half the blood donors in Nova Scotia will soon be forced to donate less often because of new guidelines for iron levels. Female donors now have to wait an extra month between donations, a move that will promote health among blood donors and ensure ...
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