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Now parents can choose what their kids watch on YouTube Kids

YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch.
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Premier removes Eddie Joyce from cabinet, orders external review of harassment allegations

Dwight Ball has asked Eddie Joyce to "step aside" as Municipal Affairs Minister as an independent review looks into harassment allegations against the veteran MHA.

Report into plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice to be released today

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is set to release its report on the plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice and three other people.

3-alarm fire consumes East Vancouver print shop

A large fire broke out in East Vancouver Wednesday night, lighting up the sky and sending plumes of smoke rising into the air and surrounding areas.
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Hamilton man was racing motorcycle more than twice the 80km/h speed limit: police

A Hamilton man on a motorcycle has been charged with dangerous driving after police say he was travelling more than twice the 80 km/h speed limit.
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Closing arguments today at trial for man accused of killing Halifax yoga teacher

Closing arguments started today in the second-degree murder trial of Nicholas Butcher in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.

Rush order for 31,000 smartphones signals return of 'March Madness' budget rush

It's a well-known practice in government circles: 'March Madness' - public servants rushing to spend every last dollar in their budgets before the fiscal year ends. A massive order for 31,000 smartphones last month suggests the spending tactic has returned, after the previous Conservative government banned it.
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Poem of living with dwarfism spurs Battleford author's memoir, 'That is Not Me'

Linda Nelson has achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder that causes disproportionate dwarfism. She’s written a memoir entitled That is Not Me: A Journey of Perception, that launches this Saturday afternoon, in her home community of the Battlefords.
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Alberta alienation surging once again, poll reveals

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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2 people in unstable condition after car hits dump truck in Winnipeg

A section of Grant Avenue is closed Thursday morning after an overnight crash.

Trump nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws name for VA

U.S. Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn his nomination to lead the Dept. of Veterans Affairs after allegations of improper behaviour surfaced. Jackson serves as the top doctor for the White House. He said he would not dignify baseless and anonymous attacks on his character and integrity.
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White House 'Candyman' Ronny Jackson's VA bid was doomed by failed vetting

Turns out the Candyman can’t. Not with allegations of drinking on the job. Of wrecking a government vehicle while intoxicated. Of screaming at underlings. And of overprescribing opioids. Trump nominee Ronny Jackson withdrew his name early Thursday.

Missing Shellbrook senior found after search launched

A missing senior from Shellbrook has been found after a volunteer search was launched Wednesday night.
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'She's up for it': Librarian becomes newest Beaverlodge firefighter recruit

Carolyn Bartsch, 51, is the oldest recruit and one of only five women on a team of volunteer firefighters in Beaverlodge, Alta.
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Police officer in 'revenge porn' case sues over distribution of intimate images

The last thing Brittany Roque expected to learn as she applied for a job with the Brandon Police Service was that the force had received intimate images of the young police cadet.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre gets visit from Public Health Ontario

Thunder Bay's Regional Health Sciences Centre has asked for some advice from Public Health Ontario in dealing with its lengthy VRE outbreak.

Windsor police say local fraud victims eligible for Western Union refund

Windsor Police say up to 200 local victims could get a piece of a $586 million settlement against Western Union.

Code Orange: How Toronto's Sunnybrook hospital knew how to handle Monday's van attack

News of mass casualties in the wake of Toronto's van attack on Monday sent Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre into a "Code Orange," with trauma nurses and doctors mobilizing to treat the bulk of casualties involved.
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Scarfing down roti and hot doubles is the quintessential Scarborough experience

Metro Morning food guide Suresh Doss goes back to Scarborough to scarf down some roti and hot doubles at Mona's Roti.

2 guards plead not guilty in death of prisoner Matthew Hines

Two correctional officers charged in connection with the 2015 death of Matthew Hines at Dorchester Penitentiary are pleading not guilty to charges of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death.

Holocaust survivor to share harrowing tale at war museum

An Ottawa Holocaust survivor is bringing his story of survival to the Canadian War Museum Thursday, a story that included two of the worst Nazi concentration camps.

Prince William to serve as best man for Prince Harry at royal wedding

Britain's Prince Harry has asked his elder brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding to U.S. actress Meghan Markle next month, his office said in a statement on Thursday.