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More women travelling from Canada to join terror groups abroad: report

CTV News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
About 20 per cent of “extremist travellers” who left Canada to join the Islamic State or other terror groups are now women, according to a federal report on terrorist threats to the country.
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Possible Windsor Tornado Leaves Injuries, Damaged Homes

Huffington Post Canada - ‎4 hours ago‎
WINDSOR, Ont. - More than a dozen homes were damaged and at least three people injured Wednesday evening amid multiple reports of a possible tornado touching down in southwestern Ontario.
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Former Degrassi High actor Jason Dickens charged with making child porn

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
A former Degrassi High actor is facing a slew of charges for allegedly making and distributing child pornography in Toronto. Toronto police said that Jason (Byrd) and three women were arrested and charged as part of a child exploitation investigation.
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Kabul siege: 12 killed in attack on American University

CNN - ‎15 hours ago‎
(CNN) Twelve people were killed in an attack on a university in Kabul, the Afghan capital, a spokesman for the Chief of Kabul Police tells CNN.
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French burkini bans face legal challenge as tension mounts

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to disrobe.
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Canadian-Trained Kurdish Forces Won't Clear ISIL From City Of Mosul

Huffington Post Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
OTTAWA - Canadian-trained Kurdish forces in Iraq are expected to watch the upcoming fight for the city of Mosul from the sidelines, underlying the ethnic and religious divisions that persist within the country.
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The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design

WIRED - ‎1 hour ago‎
Slide: 1 / of 3 . Caption: Alleged Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist leader Ahmad Faqi Al Mahdi arrives in the courtroom of the ICC on September 30, 2015.

MP Kate Young apologizes for sending letter to CRTC despite conflict guideline

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Liberal MP Kate Young has apologized for writing a letter to Canada's broadcast regulator to support a television station's licence renewal application despite federal guidelines that prohibit parliamentary secretaries from making such interventions.
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Man lit backpack on fire outside courthouse, then fled on bike

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
Winnipeg police are asking the public for help locating a man connected to a minor explosion outside the city's downtown courthouse on Wednesday afternoon.
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Federal government steps into Canada Post labour dispute

CTV News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
An 11th-hour effort was underway Thursday to avert a work stoppage at Canada Post, even as both sides in the labour dispute dug in their heels, declaring an apparent impasse.
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@Kady: When it comes to shopping for the prime minister…

Ottawa Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kristin Albert presents Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with a guitar built by students as a gift while visiting Oskayak High School in Saskatoon, Sask.
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At midday: TSX, Wall St. reverse course; TD and CIBC beat expectations

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canada's main stock edged slightly higher on Thursday, helped by a rebound in mining stocks and gains for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce after better-than-expected earnings.
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Why Justin Trudeau's trip to China matters

Macleans.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
Canada has no coherent policy on China. Evan Solomon on why it's time for change. Evan Solomon. August 25, 2016. Twitter · Facebook · Google+ Share · LinkedIn · Reddit · Email.
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Mylan will expand EpiPen patient programs in US, won't budge on price

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has soared over the past decade.
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Canadian banks shake off oilpatch fears, report better-than-expected earnings

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO -- Panic about how the oil price shock could affect the banks' bottom lines has subsided, as several of the country's largest financial institutions reported better-than-expected third-quarter results.
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WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on Facebook - although not on the messaging service ...
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UPDATE: Eastlink invests $6.5M in rural high speed Internet

TheChronicleHerald.ca - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Eastlink is making a $6.5-million investment in high speed Internet for rural Nova Scotia. CEO Lee Bragg said during a news conference Thursday the money is being split between upgrades to the company's fibre Internet and improvements to its Rural ...
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Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It's Taking Over the World

WIRED - ‎4 hours ago‎
On August 25, 1991, a Finnish computer science student named Linus Torvalds announced a new project. “I'm doing a (free) operating system,” he wrote on an Internet messaging system, insisting this would just be a hobby.
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In-Home Traffic Via Smartphones, Tablets Catching Up to PCs: Study

Multichannel News - ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
The post-PC era is well underway as usage continues to gravitate to devices such as tablets, smartphones, gaming consoles and specialized streaming players, according to a new study from bandwidth management firm Sandvine.
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The Rock wrestles to top spot of Forbes's world's highest-paid actor list, placing a spotlight on gender gap

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has wrestled his way to the top spot of Forbes' World's highest-paid actors list for 2016. Johnson rocked a US$64.5 million paycheque this year, more than double his 2015 earnings as he knocked Robert Downey Jr.
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French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, queen of knitwear, dies at 86

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died.

Bettman on fighting, ads on jerseys, expansion and more

Sportsnet.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gary Bettman joins Prime Time Sports to talk about the World Cup of Hockey and how the event will affect the city of Toronto and the game of hockey.
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Ontario baseball team storms off field during playoff game to protest 'alleged racial slurs'

National Post - ‎33 minutes ago‎
An Intercounty Baseball League semifinal game Wednesday between the London Majors and Toronto Maple Leafs was held up by 65 minutes when the Majors left the field at the end of the top of the fourth inning after an “alleged” racial slur.
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Canadian Space Agency making huge contribution to asteroid mission

Cantech Letter - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is on pins and needles awaiting the launch of the OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer, bound for the 500-metre wide asteroid Bennu and kitted up with a Canadian-made laser altimeter set to provide a finely detailed mapping of ...
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Feds spent $10681 on photos of Catherine McKenna and her staff during Paris climate change talks

CTV News - ‎Aug 22, 2016‎
The federal environment department paid a French photojournalist $10,681 to take pictures of its minister, Catherine McKenna, and her staff during the COP21 conference on climate change in Paris last year.
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Can BC lead on climate change without moving forward?

CBC.ca - ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
The NDP haven't held power in B.C. since 2001, but the governing Liberals still love to draw a 'bad old days' picture of their record at the slightest hint of any criticism of current policies.
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Luxury cruise ship heads to Arctic on pioneering journey

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is a voyage explorers only dreamed of not so long ago. But thanks to climate change, a luxury cruise ship has undertaken a pioneering journey that will see it sail through the once impassable Northwest Passage during a month-long trip that is ...
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No scalpel, no drill: Medical procedure to treat uncontrollable hand tremor a 'game changer'

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
In a room at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Brian Smith gives one last hug to his wife, Noreen. "You're doing really well, sweetheart," he says to her.
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Dozens of Vancouver overdoses, despite 24-hour supervised site opening

CBC.ca - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Tom Gordon is not one of the dozens of people who have overdosed in Vancouver over the past 24 hours, but he's no stranger to the experience.
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Health Canada recalling 6000 strollers

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Health Canada is calling almost 6,000 strollers sold under the brand name Safety 1st. The Step n Go Travel Systems strollers were manufactured in China and distributed by Mississauga, Ont.
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Infectious 'whirling disease' found in fish at Banff's Johnson Lake

Globalnews.ca - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The Johnson Lake area in Banff National Park is restricted due to fish with whirling disease. Parks Canada. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.
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