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 2019-06-18 22:27 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton lifts affordable-housing moratorium in core neighbourhoods...

Edmonton city council has lifted a moratorium on affordable housing in five neighbourhoods, convinced that a new policy and approach will ensure non-market projects go up more evenly throughout the city....

 2019-06-18 22:26 

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Job vacancies up almost 10% from last year: StatsCan report...

Job vacancies rose nearly 10 per cent between the first quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2018, a new Statistics Canada report has found....

 2019-06-18 22:13 

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[ British Columbia ]

Indigenous grad rate highest ever in B.C. but education gaps remain...

70% of Indigenous students achieved Grade 12 graduation in 2017-18 compared to 86% of non-Indigenous students....

 2019-06-18 22:12 

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[ Windsor ]

Major overhaul of Transit Windsor routes proposed as part of master plan...

Transit Windsor is about three-quarters of the way through a one-year plan to revamp public transit in Windsor and the surrounding areas....

 2019-06-18 22:11 

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[ Ottawa ]

RTG to hand over LRT to city in August, mayor says...

Rideau Transit Group is now telling the City of Ottawa they'll hand over the Confederation Line in the second or third week of August, according to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson....

 2019-06-18 22:08 

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[ Toronto ]

Gordon Stuckless's sentence extended to 10 years in Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse case...

The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse scandal has had his sentence extended to 10 years after the Ontario Court of Appeal deemed his earlier sentence "demonstrably unfit."...

 2019-06-18 22:04 

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[ Calgary ]

Boy, 3, dies after falling off tractor near Fort Macleod...

A three-year-old boy has died after falling off a tractor and being run over in a farming accident in southwestern Alberta....

 2019-06-18 22:03 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

Americans arrested for bomb threat and defamatory post get bail in St. John's...

Two American women were granted bail Tuesday in St. John's after allegedly making bomb threats and publishing defamatory statements on Twitter....

 2019-06-18 22:01 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Nova Scotia's first mental health walk-in clinic offers immediate help...

The North End Community Health Centre in Halifax is hoping to alleviate long waits for mental health treatment by offering a weekly walk-in clinic for those who need immediate care....

 2019-06-18 22:00 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Lemur babies make their debut at Magnetic Hill Zoo...

Three lemur babies were born at the Magnetic Hill Zoo on April 22. They're just beginning to venture into the outside world of their enclosure....

 2019-06-18 22:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Why students made traffic signs at this school in eastern P.E.I....

Students at cole La-Belle-Cloche in Rollo Bay, P.E.I., are taking traffic-calming measures into their own hands and trying to get drivers to slow down with 55 homemade signs....

 2019-06-18 21:57 

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[ Ottawa ]

Opposition from neighbours halts pop-up bistro in Glebe...

The digging has stopped and the construction machinery has been removed for now, but residents who live across the street from Patterson Creek are still angry they weren't consulted about the National Capital Commission's plans to install a pop-up...

 2019-06-18 21:57 

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[ British Columbia ]

Fast-growing Sooke district receives funding for 3 new Vancouver Island schools...

The B.C. government announces funding for the construction of three new schools in the Sooke School District west of Victoria which has a rapidly expanding student population....

 2019-06-18 21:39 

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[ Calgary ]

Thunderstorm warnings and watches issued for much of southern Alberta...

Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches have been issued for much of southern Alberta....

 2019-06-18 21:38 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton police officer facing forgery charges...

Hamilton police say they have arrested a Hamilton police officer and charged him with forging documents at work....

 2019-06-18 21:33 

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Police release names of 3 accused in shootings at Raptors NBA Championship celebrations...

Toronto police have released the names of three men arrested after gunfire erupted as at least a million people gathered in the city's downtown core to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' NBA Championship....

 2019-06-18 21:33 

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3 men accused in shootings at Raptors celebration ID'd by police...

Police have released the names of three men who were arrested in connection with the shootings at Monday's celebration of the Toronto Raptors' NBA Championship....

 2019-06-18 21:30 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Regina City Council could make decision on changes to zoning bylaw tonight...

Regina City Council could be making some big changes to the zoning bylaw Tuesday night....

 2019-06-18 21:27 

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[ Saskatchewan ]

Sask. Corrections wants 'drug toilets' to safely seize contraband behind bars...

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing is looking to purchase "drug toilets" that can separate drugs from waste once it's expelled by an offender....

 2019-06-18 21:25 

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Marta's record-setting goal gives Brazil win over Italy...

Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil's 1-0 victory over Italy on Tuesday night at Valenciennes that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for the sixth straight time....

 2019-06-18 21:23 

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[ Calgary ]

Calgary man charged with 18 animal abuse charges...

A 19-year-old Calgary man faces 18 animal cruelty charges, with police saying six cats were injured and two had to be put down....

 2019-06-18 21:23 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

ATV riders 'making a mess' of restored Sydney coke ovens site...

The former chair of a group that worked for years to get the infamous coke ovens and tar ponds site in Sydney, N.S., cleaned up, is once again raising concern about the state of the former coke ovens property....

 2019-06-18 21:23 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Wabanaki women's organization opens new office in Fredericton...

The Indigenous Women's Association of the Wabanaki Territories has opened its first office since forming four years ago. The office, located on the north side of Fredericton, will help the association provide better advocacy services to all Indigenous...

 2019-06-18 21:15 

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[ Edmonton ]

Alberta government reacts to Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project...

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Energy Minister Sonya Savage are set to comment on today's decision by the federal government regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project at 3:30 p.m. MST....

 2019-06-18 21:12 

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Naloxone distribution questions need answers amid Canada's opioid crisis...

Medical, ethical, distribution issues on safety, effectiveness and distribution of a medication that reverses overdoses need to be addressed, a national network says....

 2019-06-18 21:10 

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[ Hamilton ]

Officer made '20 minutes of mistakes' before Binbrook crash, says judge in sentencing...

An OPP officer, who hit speeds in excess of 150 km/h while pursuing a robbery suspect who crashed into another vehicle, made "20 minutes of mistakes," according to the judge who he handed her a conditional sentence....

 2019-06-18 21:05 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

Cameras won't be installed in Dartmouth park where teen was killed...

Halifax Regional Municipality staff say Farrell Park — where 18-year-old Chelsie Probert was stabbed to death in 2017 — is not a good location for cameras because of the layout and power upgrades that would be needed at the Dartmouth, N.S., si...

 2019-06-18 21:00 

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[ Toronto ]

Surgery program will help trans patients 'live true lives,' Toronto hospital says...

"For trans people, not everyone gets surgery ... but for those who decide to get the surgery, it's a life-saving treatment and medically necessary," said Dr. Yonah Krakowsky, a urologist and medical lead of the Transition-Related Surgery Progr...

 2019-06-18 21:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Premier King supports Opposition call to end heckling in legislature...

Premier Dennis King says his caucus is committed to ending heckling in the P.E.I. Legislature....

 2019-06-18 21:00 

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Scheer climate plan would encompass more big polluters, require investments as penalty...

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's climate proposal would change emissions thresholds to capture more large-scale polluters and compel those companies to invest in clean energy technology if they exceed emissions standards....

 2019-06-18 20:59 

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[ Newfoundland & Labrador ]

A violent sexual predator of young women is living in Paradise after doing his time...

Denied parole in December 2018, Dennis Murphy is described by the Parole Board of Canada as a violent predator highly likely to reoffend. His sentence is up, but the RNC arrested him in Paradise within 48 hours of release for breaching a condition....

 2019-06-18 20:52 

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$1B worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia port...

U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion US worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port....

 2019-06-18 20:49 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. premier set to respond to approval of Trans Mountain expansion...

John Horgan is speaking to reporters in Vancouver after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced approval of the pipeline....

 2019-06-18 20:45 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Charlottetown senior home from hospital after 'random' daytime assault...

A Charlottetown man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and resisting arrest after several incidents last week....

 2019-06-18 20:44 

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Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet have again approved the Trans Mountain expansion project, a crucial next step for the much-delayed pipeline project designed to carry nearly a million barrels of oil from Alberta's oilpatch to the B.C. coa...

 2019-06-18 20:42 

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Canadian women's field hockey team looks to take step towards 2020 Olympics...

A strong showing at the FIH Hockey Series Finals, starting this week, could go a long way in the Canadian women's field hockey team qualifying for the 2020 Olympics later this year....

 2019-06-18 20:29 

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[ Hamilton ]

Councillors investigating putting a stop to yellow vest protests...

Hamilton councillors are instructing the city manager to investigate what can be done to stop protests by yellow vesters and other far-right groups in the city hall forecourt....

 2019-06-18 20:28 

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[ Manitoba ]

Transcona butcher baffled by beef burglary, sausage snatching...

Police are investigating after an east-end butcher shop was targeted in a beefy burglary early Monday morning....

 2019-06-18 20:26 

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[ Ottawa ]

U of O hires outside expert to look into carding incident...

The University of Ottawa has hired an independent legal adviser to look into an incident in which a black student skateboarding said campus security officers demanded he produce identification and then handcuffed him for two hours....

 2019-06-18 20:21 

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[ Edmonton ]

Edmonton murder trial hears child found outside church had head trauma, bruises...

A doctor who performed an autopsy on a toddler found dead outside an Edmonton church says the child suffered from serious head trauma....

 2019-06-18 20:21 

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[ Hamilton ]

Hamilton high schools switching to artificial turf to save money...

Hamilton's public school board is converting almost all of its high school sports fields into artificial turf in a bid to save money....

 2019-06-18 20:18 

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[ Saskatoon ]

Saskatoon lawyer suspended 30 days for professional misconduct...

A prominent Saskatoon lawyer who was fired from his post as head of the Saskatoon Legal Aid office in 2013 has pleaded guilty to 10 professional misconduct charges....

 2019-06-18 20:17 

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[ North News ]

Costs up, completion delayed on City of Whitehorse's new operations building...

The City of Whitehorse says its new operations building will cost about $4.2 million more to build than expected, and will open in September....

 2019-06-18 20:16 

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Pompeo ignores experts, keeps Saudi Arabia off U.S. list of countries using child soldiers...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his own experts' findings, sources say....

 2019-06-18 20:09 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

2 arrested after alleged threat at Eastern Shore school...

A teacher overheard two students discussing a possible threat at Duncan MacMillan School in Sheet Harbour, N.S., on Tuesday afternoon....

 2019-06-18 20:03 

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[ Manitoba ]

Break-in suspect armed with knife threatened St. Andrews residents: RCMP...

Police have arrested a Winnipeg teenager after someone armed with a knife allegedly broke into a home in the RM of St. Andrews and threatened people inside....

 2019-06-18 20:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Mi'kmaq runner from P.E.I. to be inducted in Maritime hall of fame...

William John Paul, the accepted champion long-distance runner of the Maritimes in the 1930s, will be inducted into the Maritime Sport Hall of Fame Wednesday....

 2019-06-18 20:00 

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[ Prince Edward Island ]

Mi'kmaw runner from P.E.I. to be inducted in Maritime hall of fame...

William John Paul, the accepted champion long-distance runner of the Maritimes in the 1930s, will be inducted into the Maritime Sport Hall of Fame Wednesday....

 2019-06-18 19:59 

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[ Edmonton ]

Not a hair out of place: Gender-neutral pricing comes to Edmonton salons...

A growing number of salons in Edmonton are making a point to offer prices based on style of cut, rather than the client's gender....

 2019-06-18 19:56 

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Trouba says fiancee's medical studies factored into trade out of Winnipeg...

Former Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba revealed that his fiancee's aspirations to become a doctor played a role in his desire to play in the United States. On Monday, he was traded to the New York Rangers ....

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