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New Democrats call for public inquiry into OPP commissioner hiring

Ontario's official Opposition is calling for a public inquiry into allegations of political interference in the appointment of a new provincial police commissioner.
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New Democrats call for public inquiry into OPP commissioner hiring

Ontario's official Opposition is calling for a public inquiry into allegations of political interference in the appointment of a new provincial police commissioner.

This is what you need to know about Canada's new drunk driving laws

Convicted impaired drivers now face stricter penalties, and police officers now have enhanced powers to determine whether drivers are impaired by alcohol or other drugs.
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This is what you need to know about Canada's new drunk driving laws

Convicted impaired drivers now face stricter penalties, and police officers now have enhanced powers to determine whether drivers are impaired by alcohol or other drugs.

Four sailors stuck on disabled boat off Nova Scotia rescued by helicopter

Rescue officials say four people aboard a stranded, storm-battered sailboat off Nova Scotia have been rescued.
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Four sailors stuck on disabled boat off Nova Scotia rescued by helicopter

Rescue officials say four people aboard a stranded, storm-battered sailboat off Nova Scotia have been rescued.

Sloppy storm with rain, snow closes schools in much of Atlantic Canada

Schools in many parts of Atlantic Canada were closed and travel was slowed today by a sloppy storm that brought rain, snow and wind to the region.
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Sloppy storm with rain, snow closes schools in much of Atlantic Canada

Schools in many parts of Atlantic Canada were closed and travel was slowed today by a sloppy storm that brought rain, snow and wind to the region.

Canadian who smuggled cocaine on luxury cruise ship sentenced in Australia

A Quebecer who pleaded guilty in Australia to smuggling cocaine aboard a luxury cruise ship has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.
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Canadian who smuggled cocaine on luxury cruise ship sentenced in Australia

A Quebecer who pleaded guilty in Australia to smuggling cocaine aboard a luxury cruise ship has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram owed thousands of dollars by B.C. promoter

For decades, Sharon and Bram have entertained Canadian children with songs such as Skinnamarink and Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Now, in their mid-to-late 70’s, they’re wondering what happened to thousands of dollars owed to them for the B.C
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Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram owed thousands of dollars by B.C. promoter

For decades, Sharon and Bram have entertained Canadian children with songs such as Skinnamarink and Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Now, in their mid-to-late 70’s, they’re wondering what happened to thousands of dollars owed to them for the B.C. leg of their final national tour.

'An amazing Christmas gift:' 6-month-old hears for first time

A six-month-old girl is the first patient at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children to benefit from a new test that detects an infection that can cause hearing loss.
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'An amazing Christmas gift:' 6-month-old hears for first time

A six-month-old girl is the first patient at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children to benefit from a new test that detects an infection that can cause hearing loss.

'When people come here they feel safe': Finding sanctuary at the Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site

A rare look inside the government-sanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto's Moss Park neighbourhood to meet people who work there and those who use it.
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'When people come here they feel safe': Finding sanctuary at the Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site

A rare look inside the government-sanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto's Moss Park neighbourhood to meet people who work there and those who use it.

Canadian house price slump makes buyers wary for 2019: Don Pittis

Falling real estate costs were supposed to attract buyers who had been priced out of the market. But that's not usually how markets work.
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Canadian house price slump makes buyers wary for 2019: Don Pittis

Falling real estate costs were supposed to attract buyers who had been priced out of the market. But that's not usually how markets work.

Critics ask why rules to protect air passengers are still waiting in the wings

Transport Canada has unveiled a draft of new rules to protect air passengers. Critics question why, after two years in the making, those rules have yet to take effect.
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Critics ask why rules to protect air passengers are still waiting in the wings

Transport Canada has unveiled a draft of new rules to protect air passengers. Critics question why, after two years in the making, those rules have yet to take effect.

Saudi Arabia Denounces Senate Resolution on Khashoggi Murder

The kingdom delivered a rebuke to the U.S. Senate for passing a resolution that blamed the Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a rare criticism by Riyadh of its most important ally.
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Saudi Arabia Denounces Senate Resolution on Khashoggi Murder

The kingdom delivered a rebuke to the U.S. Senate for passing a resolution that blamed the Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a rare criticism by Riyadh of its most important ally.

North Korea Turns Coal Into Gas to Weather Sanctions

North Korea has accelerated a little-known program to use its abundant coal supply to produce synthetic gas, helping the isolated nation reduce its dependence on foreign oil and withstand sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program.
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North Korea Turns Coal Into Gas to Weather Sanctions

North Korea has accelerated a little-known program to use its abundant coal supply to produce synthetic gas, helping the isolated nation reduce its dependence on foreign oil and withstand sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program.

U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban Officials in Push for Peace

The Trump administration sought to breathe momentum into its bid to end the war in Afghanistan, as a U.S. special envoy met with representatives of the Taliban, Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E. and Pakistan on a road map for talks.
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U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban Officials in Push for Peace

The Trump administration sought to breathe momentum into its bid to end the war in Afghanistan, as a U.S. special envoy met with representatives of the Taliban, Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E. and Pakistan on a road map for talks.

Xi's Strongman Rule Under Fire as China Celebrates Deng's Reforms

China’s Communist elite is marking the launch of the market reforms that fueled the country’s economic miracle with an unusual amount of discord, much of it directed at President Xi Jinping.
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Xi's Strongman Rule Under Fire as China Celebrates Deng's Reforms

China’s Communist elite is marking the launch of the market reforms that fueled the country’s economic miracle with an unusual amount of discord, much of it directed at President Xi Jinping.

Goldman Sachs Ignored 1MDB Warning Signs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s push for Asian business and lax oversight of partners led the bank to speed past warning signs in its dealings with a corrupt Malaysian investment fund, internal documents and interviews with people involved in the transactions sh
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Goldman Sachs Ignored 1MDB Warning Signs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s push for Asian business and lax oversight of partners led the bank to speed past warning signs in its dealings with a corrupt Malaysian investment fund, internal documents and interviews with people involved in the transactions show.

WSJ. Magazine's 10 Most-Read Stories of 2018

From the business of Gwyneth Paltrow to the wisdom of Keith Richards, from one of the most storied art collections in the world to a developer who hopes to save retail—and much more—these are WSJ.’s most-read stories of the year
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WSJ. Magazine's 10 Most-Read Stories of 2018

From the business of Gwyneth Paltrow to the wisdom of Keith Richards, from one of the most storied art collections in the world to a developer who hopes to save retail—and much more—these are WSJ.’s most-read stories of the year

Drunk driver who killed mother and daughter on 401 sentenced to 8 years

The impaired driver convicted of killing London's Sarah Payne, 42 and her five-year-old daughter Freya on the 401 has been sentenced to eight years in prison. A judge handed down the decision Monday in a St. Thomas courtroom following a series of emotional vi
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Drunk driver who killed mother and daughter on 401 sentenced to 8 years

The impaired driver convicted of killing London's Sarah Payne, 42 and her five-year-old daughter Freya on the 401 has been sentenced to eight years in prison. A judge handed down the decision Monday in a St. Thomas courtroom following a series of emotional victim impact statements.

Consumer group that battles the big telcos blames CRTC for its 'dire' financial troubles

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre, the voice behind some of the country’s most important consumer protections, is at risk of having to close its doors for good. And it says the CRTC, the regulator it has so often prodded over the past 42 years, is to blam
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Consumer group that battles the big telcos blames CRTC for its 'dire' financial troubles

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre, the voice behind some of the country’s most important consumer protections, is at risk of having to close its doors for good. And it says the CRTC, the regulator it has so often prodded over the past 42 years, is to blame for its financial troubles.

Four sailors stuck on disabled boat southeast of Halifax

Rescue officials were attempting to save four crew members stranded aboard a storm-battered sailboat in high seas off Nova Scotia Monday night.
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Four sailors stuck on disabled boat southeast of Halifax

Rescue officials were attempting to save four crew members stranded aboard a storm-battered sailboat in high seas off Nova Scotia Monday night.

I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

The premier who sanctioned the controversial Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador says she didn't think to verify cost estimates for what has become the province's largest-ever public expenditure.
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I didn't question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

The premier who sanctioned the controversial Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador says she didn't think to verify cost estimates for what has become the province's largest-ever public expenditure.

Next OPP commissioner returns to old job with Toronto police

The man set to become the next Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner has rescinded his resignation from the Toronto police force and will return to his old job.
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Next OPP commissioner returns to old job with Toronto police

The man set to become the next Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner has rescinded his resignation from the Toronto police force and will return to his old job.

General Dynamics says cancelling Saudi arms deal would cost Canada billions

The Ontario-based company that is selling $15-billion worth of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia is warning the Liberal government that cancelling the deal will it cost billions of dollars in penalties.
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General Dynamics says cancelling Saudi arms deal would cost Canada billions

The Ontario-based company that is selling $15-billion worth of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia is warning the Liberal government that cancelling the deal will it cost billions of dollars in penalties.

Feds expected to announce $1.6 billion for struggling oil patch

The federal government is expected to announce $1.6 billion in funding for Alberta’s struggling energy sector on Tuesday, CTV News has learned.
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Feds expected to announce $1.6 billion for struggling oil patch

The federal government is expected to announce $1.6 billion in funding for Alberta’s struggling energy sector on Tuesday, CTV News has learned.

Pro-pipeline protesters boo Nenshi at mentions of Quebec, climate change during Calgary rally

An estimated crowd of 2,700 packed into Calgary's Municipal Plaza on Monday for a noon rally to show support for Canada's beleaguered oil industry.
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Pro-pipeline protesters boo Nenshi at mentions of Quebec, climate change during Calgary rally

An estimated crowd of 2,700 packed into Calgary's Municipal Plaza on Monday for a noon rally to show support for Canada's beleaguered oil industry.

Trusted caregiver jailed for stealing $260K from elderly B.C. couple

Fifty-year-old Antonette Dizon of Burnaby pleaded guilty earlier this year to a single count of fraud over $5,000, admitting that she regularly withdrew $1,000 in cash a day from the couple's chequing and savings accounts.
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Trusted caregiver jailed for stealing $260K from elderly B.C. couple

Fifty-year-old Antonette Dizon of Burnaby pleaded guilty earlier this year to a single count of fraud over $5,000, admitting that she regularly withdrew $1,000 in cash a day from the couple's chequing and savings accounts.

'The next chapter of our story': Ottawa pens agreement with Alberta Métis

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has signed a framework agreement with the Métis​ Settlements General Council, a group that represents eight Métis​ settlements in Alberta, touting the move as an important step on the road to reconcili
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'The next chapter of our story': Ottawa pens agreement with Alberta Métis

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has signed a framework agreement with the Métis​ Settlements General Council, a group that represents eight Métis​ settlements in Alberta, touting the move as an important step on the road to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Quebec man sentenced to 8 years, 5 months in Australian prison for smuggling cocaine

André Tamine Tamine was arrested along with fellow Quebecers Mélina Roberge and Isabelle Lagacé, two young women who made headlines around the world for posing as travellers on a luxury cruise, when in reality they were involved in an international drug-sm
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Quebec man sentenced to 8 years, 5 months in Australian prison for smuggling cocaine

André Tamine Tamine was arrested along with fellow Quebecers Mélina Roberge and Isabelle Lagacé, two young women who made headlines around the world for posing as travellers on a luxury cruise, when in reality they were involved in an international drug-smuggling operation.

Kathy Dunderdale was told $500M overrun worst-case scenario for Muskrat

Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Kathy Dunderdale says she pushed hard to find out what the real cost for Muskrat Falls might be.
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Kathy Dunderdale was told $500M overrun worst-case scenario for Muskrat

Former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Kathy Dunderdale says she pushed hard to find out what the real cost for Muskrat Falls might be.

Airline passengers could be entitled to hefty compensation for delays, lost bags

Canadian travellers who are bumped from a flight due to overbooking or are stuck searching for lost luggage could soon be eligible for several hundred dollars in compensation.
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Airline passengers could be entitled to hefty compensation for delays, lost bags

Canadian travellers who are bumped from a flight due to overbooking or are stuck searching for lost luggage could soon be eligible for several hundred dollars in compensation.

Probe of soldier's suicide reveals hazing, harassment, fight club at Winnipeg armoury

A Winnipeg reservist who the military said died during training last November in fact stepped away from other soldiers on that exercise and killed himself a year after telling his superiors he was being bullied and harassed.
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Probe of soldier's suicide reveals hazing, harassment, fight club at Winnipeg armoury

A Winnipeg reservist who the military said died during training last November in fact stepped away from other soldiers on that exercise and killed himself a year after telling his superiors he was being bullied and harassed.

Amid OPP appointment controversy, Ron Taverner rescinds Toronto police resignation

Ron Taverner, who's tapped to be the next chief of Ontario Provincial Police amid controversy, has rescinded his resignation papers as a superintendent with Toronto police.
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Amid OPP appointment controversy, Ron Taverner rescinds Toronto police resignation

Ron Taverner, who's tapped to be the next chief of Ontario Provincial Police amid controversy, has rescinded his resignation papers as a superintendent with Toronto police.

Semi drivers start letter writing campaign for mandatory federal training

The growing chorus demanding mandatory training for semi drivers now includes some of the drivers themselves.
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Semi drivers start letter writing campaign for mandatory federal training

The growing chorus demanding mandatory training for semi drivers now includes some of the drivers themselves.

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