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Two people unaccounted for following apparent gas explosion that levelled ...

National Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Authorities say two people are unaccounted for following an apparent gas explosion that levelled three buildings in Manhattan's East Village.
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BlackBerry Posts Surprise Quarterly Profit

Wall Street Journal - ‎16 minutes ago‎
BlackBerry Ltd. on Friday reported a surprise quarterly profit, but revenue fell well short of expectations—a sign the company's cost-cutting efforts are paying off but that it has yet to see the full benefit of sales of new security software and smartphones.
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This image released by RADiUS shows Maika Monroe in a scene from 'It Follows ...

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
IT FOLLOWS: 4 STARS. "It Follows" is a hybrid of genres. It's a scary film through and through, but it's the dual horror of teenage boredom and ennui coupled with a strange and terrifying supernatural virus that is transmitted sexually.
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Supreme Court to rule Friday on fate of gun-registry data

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The Supreme Court Friday will rule on whether the federal government has the right to destroy the remaining records of the now-defunct federal long-gun registry or whether it must hand them to Quebec so the province can create its own registry.
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Alberta budget boosts taxes

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, left, congratulates Robin Campbell, after the finance minister delivered the provincial budget speech at the Alberta Legislature on Thursday.
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CBC News slashing 144 positions from local services, Radio-Canada cuts 100

Times Colonist - ‎5 hours ago‎
People walk into the CBC building in Toronto on April 4, 2012. CBC News is laying off 144 people across the country, shrinking English-language local services in a bid to shave $15 million from its operating costs.
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In Newfoundland and Labrador, literacy rates lag - ‎3 hours ago‎
“It is a social justice issue and it is all about inclusion. You are excluded from so much if you don't speak the language.” By Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press.
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Pay of judge, former Tory minister Toews' withheld over back rent

The Globe and Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
The paycheque of former federal justice minister Vic Toews, who is now a judge in Manitoba, has been garnisheed in a dispute over back rent in which he says he did not understand a Quebec tribunal's order to pay the money because it was written in French ...
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Ricki's, Bootlegger and Cleo owner Comark to close stores under restructuring - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The company behind Ricki's, Bootlegger and Cleo plans to close stores and cut jobs as part of a restructuring after obtaining court protection from creditors Thursday.
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Ski-doo maker BRP profit tops estimates on new products, stronger dollar

Reuters - ‎15 minutes ago‎
(Reuters) - BRP Inc (DOO.TO), the maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Sea-Doo watercraft, reported a much higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by a stronger dollar, the introduction of new powersport vehicles and higher shipments of Can-Am ...

Loonie, oil, gold down ahead of TSX open

CTV News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
TORONTO -- The Canadian dollar is down and U.S. index futures are negative ahead of the open of trading at the Toronto Stock Exchange.
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Publisher finds successful niche with business books

Vancouver Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
When Wiley, one of the largest business book publishers in the country, quit publishing in Canada a year and a half ago, Chris Labonté knew he had made the right bet.
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Facebook, New York Times deal could change news business - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Old Grey Lady of newspapers is reportedly partnering with a brash newcomer in the publishing game - Facebook. In a scoop about itself this week, the New York Times reported the paper will give up some of its precious website traffic to the ...
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Earth Hour: emails, Internet, even water add to carbon footprint

CTV News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Sending a text message or email, eating an apple or watching TV -- each of these activities has a different carbon footprint. People around the world are getting ready to mark Earth Hour by turning out the lights on Saturday, but a long list of seemingly ...
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Review: "DreamWorks' Home" - Shake Your Boov Thing

Toon Zone - ‎1 hour ago‎
DreamWorks Home. Home, DreamWorks' newest theatrical animated movie, proves that we're all just neighbors in this great big universe of ours but that doesn't mean we're going to get along.
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'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Keep calm and carry on, "Downton Abbey" fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with ITV, the show's British network home, confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the hugely popular ...
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Shelley Fralic: The hidden treasure of BC dairy farmers

Vancouver Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
The best thing about hidden treasures is when you realize that they weren't so hidden after all, like when your great aunt discovered that gloomy little painting hanging by the piano all those years was an Emily Carr.
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Review: In 'White God,' Man Bites Dog, Dog Bites Back

New York Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
The hand that feeds - and also brutalizes - is righteously bitten in “White God,” a Hungarian revenge fantasy that's like nothing you've seen on screen before.
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Toronto Maple Leafs 'can't get a 60-minute effort,' lose seventh straight

National Post - ‎36 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - It's baby steps for the Maple Leafs these days when it comes to good news. A debut here, a first NHL goal there. But the losses continue to mount in a season gone horribly wrong.
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Canadian ice dancers settle for world bronze

Waterloo Record - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada perform during the Pairs Free Skating in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Thursday, March 26, 2015.
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Ojibway bioblitz finds 12 new species to Canada, seeks world record in July

Vancouver Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
One earthworm can look pretty much like another but even to an expert a greenish worm that moves like a snake was a shock to see in Windsor.
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BC volunteers help hundreds of starving sea lion pups in California

CTV News - ‎Mar 24, 2015‎
Volunteers from the Vancouver Aquarium's marine are stepping up to help hundreds of starving and sick sea lion pups washing up on the shores of California.
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Ebola Wrath Worse For Infants, Children

Youth Health Magzine - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ebola Virus Disease has ravaged West Africa for more than a year now. A new study by researchers from the Imperial College London in the United Kingdom and the World Health Organization said that this disease is more deadly for children under the age of ...
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Ontario to ask medical bodies to ban 'conversion therapy' for gay youth

Toronto Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
Under pressure from an NDP bill to ban so-called “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ youth, Health Minister Eric Hoskins says he will ask medical regulatory bodies to prohibit what he calls the “abhorrent” treatments.

Health Canada says fecal transplants should be restricted to trials

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Health Canada is sticking to its position that fecal therapy - commonly referred to as fecal transplants - comes with significant risks of disease transmission and should be restricted to clinical trials.
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