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Stay off wet sports fields, city asks

Baseball diamonds across Ottawa will open next Tuesday, but other sports fields will remain closed until May 15, the city announced Thursday.

Patrick Brown breached ethics laws, investigation concludes

Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown broke the legislature's ethics laws, the province's integrity commissioner reported Thursday.
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Scarfing down roti and hot doubles is the quintessential Scarborough experience

In a city of roti loyalists, Metro Morning food guide Suresh Doss shares his top pick for spectacular Trinidadian food.
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Price of rental housing drives up cost of living in B.C.'s Fraser Valley, report shows

A new report from the Living Wage for Families campaign shows the cost of living in parts of British Columbia has increased significantly in the last year.

Everything you need to nail that western vibe

It started with Dior’s cowboy boots, but that’s just the beginning.
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Albertans feel alienated from the rest of the country, new poll suggests

A new poll suggests the majority of Albertans feel equalization payments are unfair and think other parts of Canada will come ahead of them.
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Quebec lawmakers need to force schools to deal sexual violence, activists say

Quebec schools need to have standard legal protocols for dealing with sexual harassment and assault, according to a collective of community and women's groups.
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Hackers shaking down businesses after seizing control of computers, warns N.S. expert

It's time to look beyond the controversy surrounding recent Nova Scotia government security breaches and start preventing issues before they happen, says the organizer of Atlantic Canada's largest information security conference.
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Indigenous agencies take Manitoba government to court, alleging 'illegal clawback' of $266M for kids in care

Six Indigenous child and family services agencies are taking the Manitoba government to court over its long-standing practice of clawing back federal funds earmarked for children in care.
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Commons committee calls on Liberals to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

A Liberal-dominated House of Commons committee is calling on the Trudeau government to make internet giants like Netflix collect and remit sales taxes on as part of a series of recommendations to help Canada's small businesses compete online.
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Accused van attacker poised to graduate college, searching for work as software developer

Alek Minassian was a month away from completing his degree at Toronto's Seneca College when he reached out to an information technology recruitment firm looking for a job.
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Chrystia Freeland cancels NATO trip to remain in Washington for critical NAFTA talks

Canada’s lead minister on the North American Free Trade Agreement file is cancelling her plans to attend the NATO summit in Brussels to participate in vital late-game trade talks in Washington D.C.
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Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway reopened, Aklavik ice road to close today

The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway has re-opened after temporarily closing because of muddy and slippery conditions early on Thursday morning.
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B.C. looks to enact new rules for companies bringing more oil through province

It's the latest move in B.C.'s resistance to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Doug Ford promises 'commission of inquiry' into Liberal deficit numbers

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford would appoint an independent commission of inquiry to investigate the $5 billion difference between the deficit numbers of the governing Liberals and the auditor general.
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Police searching for missing man find body in Grand River in Cambridge

Police discovered a body in the Grand River in Cambridge on Thursday morning. The force said the person's identity has not yet been confirmed.
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Bathurst middle school teacher accused of cocaine trafficking

A middle school teacher at Place-des-Jeunes school in Bathurst is facing cocaine trafficking charges as a result of an RCMP efforts to dismantle major Hells Angels-controlled drug-trafficking rings.
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Watch Trini roti come together

Metro Morning food guide Suresh Doss visits Mona's Roti in Scarborough.

Sudbury Police rescue man who fell into a sinkhole in his driveway

Police say a man has been taken to hospital after falling into a sinkhole in his driveway in Sudbury, Ont.
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Cosby accusers elated by guilty verdict

'It is a victory for all sexual assault survivors,' says accuser Lili Bernard
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Eddie Joyce removed from Liberal caucus following complaints of harassment, bullying

After Eddie Joyce was removed from cabinet, Premier Dwight Ball says he will also be removed from caucus.
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Teenage girl facing sexual assault, child porn charges back in detention

A 13-year-old girl facing sexual assault and child pornography charges is back in detention to face a new charge for breach of conditions just hours after being released into the custody of her parents yesterday.
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Air Canada says it will do what it can in event of WestJet strike

Air Canada has waded into labour issues at rival WestJet, promising to help get customers to their destination in the event of a strike at the airline.
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It's official — council passes new taxi rules for Charlottetown

There are now officially new rules for taxi cabs in Charlottetown. Amendments to the city's taxi bylaw passed final reading at a special council meeting Thursday afternoon.
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Jury finds Bill Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting a woman

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom.